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Trouble showed the way [electronic resource] : women, men, and trade in the Nairobi area, 1890-1990 / Claire C. Robertson.

By: Robertson, Claire C, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: History e-book project: Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, c1997Description: 1 online resource (xii, 341 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0585231907 (electronic bk.); 9780585231907 (electronic bk.); 9780253333605 (cl : alk. paper); 0253333601 (cl : alk. paper); 9780253211514 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0253211514 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Women, Kikuyu -- Commerce | Women, Kikuyu -- Economic conditions | Women, Kikuyu -- Social conditions | Women, Kamba -- Commerce | Women, Kamba -- Economic conditions | Women, Kamba -- Social conditions | Beans -- Economic aspects -- Kenya -- Nairobi | Sex role -- Kenya -- Nairobi | Nairobi (Kenya) -- Commerce | Nairobi (Kenya) -- Economic conditions | Nairobi (Kenya) -- Social conditions | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic Policy | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Government & Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Economic Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Business Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Structural Adjustment | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- General | Electronic books | Vrouwen | Kikuyu (volk) | Kooplieden | Femmes kikuyu -- Conditions �economiques | Femmes kikuyu -- Commerce | Femmes kikuyu -- Conditions sociales | R�ole selon le sexe -- Kenya -- Nairobi | Femmes kamba -- Conditions �economiques | Femmes kamba -- Commerce | Femmes kamba -- Conditions sociales | Femmes karuba -- Conditions �economiques | Nairobi (Kenya) -- Commerce | Nairobi (Kenya) -- Conditions �economiques | Nairobi (Kenya) -- Conditions sociales | Geschichte | Wirtschaft | Nairobi (Region)Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Trouble showed the way.DDC classification: 338.9/0089/963954067625 Other classification: 15.80 | QG 740 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
From Njahe to Nyayo: beans and the evolution of agricultural imperialism in Kenya -- The development of trade in the Nairobi area, 1890 to 1940 -- "Various nefarious happenings": trade, wars and traders' war, 1940 to 1963 -- "Here we come only to struggle": changes in trade, 1964 to 1990 -- "Seeking the freedom to raise my children": changes in marriage -- Organizing: women and collective action, 1920 to 1990 -- Trouble showed the way; conclusion: empowerment?
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-324) and index.

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From Njahe to Nyayo: beans and the evolution of agricultural imperialism in Kenya -- The development of trade in the Nairobi area, 1890 to 1940 -- "Various nefarious happenings": trade, wars and traders' war, 1940 to 1963 -- "Here we come only to struggle": changes in trade, 1964 to 1990 -- "Seeking the freedom to raise my children": changes in marriage -- Organizing: women and collective action, 1920 to 1990 -- Trouble showed the way; conclusion: empowerment?

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