"Sitting on a Man": Colonialism and the Lost Political Institutions of Igbo Women


Allen, Judith van. 1972. “‘Sitting on a Man’: Colonialism and the Lost Political Institutions of Igbo Women.” Canadian Journal of African Studies/Revue Canadienne Des Études Africaines 6 (2): 165–81.

Author: Judith van Allen

Topics: Coloniality/Post-Coloniality, Gender, Women, Gender Roles, Political Participation, Tribe Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Nigeria

Year: 1972

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