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Afrikan Matriarchal Foundations

The Igbo Case

by Ifi Amadiume

  • 35 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Red Sea Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s studies,
  • Africa - Central - Nigeria,
  • General,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8293603M
    ISBN 100907015271
    ISBN 109780907015277

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It is about the Igbo of Nigeria. Their focus on the mother, women's political power, the Nnobi matriarchy and the goddess Idemili. If you have already read this one, it does make sense to also read the author's next book, published immediately thereafter, it appears: Male Daughters, Female Husbands: Gender and Sex in an African Society.

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It is about the Igbo of Nigeria. Their focus on the mother, women's political power, the Nnobi matriarchy and the goddess Idemili. If you have already read this one, it does make sense to also read the author's next book, published immediately thereafter, it appears: Male Daughters, Female Husbands: Gender and Sex in an African Society.

If you want an in-depth elaboration of this book, that is.4/5. Afrikan matriarchal foundations: the Igbo case (Book, ) [] Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

Your request to send this item has been completed. African Matriarchal Foundations by Ifi Amadiume,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).

The received anthropological view is that the Igbo are not a matriarchal society. This book is a contribution to this debate and the author uses a variety of lines to demonstrate her primary thesis: that Igbo societies are fundamentally matriarchal and have suffered an imposition of patriarchy.

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of patriarchy that were imposed upon African women and showcasing the matriarchy that was prevalent prior to colonization. Her first book, African Matriarchal Foundations: The Case of Igbo Societies, focuses on the Igbo people and demonstrates that they were fundamentally matriarchal.

Much of. This is the first comprehensive reader that brings African experiences to bear on the ongoing global discussions of women, gender, and society.

Bringing together the essential writing on this topic from the last 25 years, these essays discuss gender in Africa from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

Amadiume’s book builds on Senegalese scholar Cheik Anta Diop’s work, which includes the text The Cultural Unity of Black Africa: The Domains of Patriarchy and Matriarchy in. The author of the best-selling Male Daughters/Female Husbands here issues a challenge to western anthropologists to recognize their own complicity in producing a version of Africa that is often little more than a reflection of their own class-based, patriarchal thought.4/5.

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Caribbean Families - Family Structure The role of family members is different in Caribbean families. The father's families have an African background, which sometimes causes people from the may view family patterns such as matriarchal households, male absenteeism, and.

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Her publications include Male Daughters, Female Husbands: Gender and Sex in an African Society (London and New Jersey: Zed Books,6th impression ); African Matriarchal Foundations: The Igbo Case (London: Karnak House, ); Reinventing Africa: Matriarchy, Religion and Culture (London and New Jersey: Zed Books and St.

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Author of The politics of memory, Daughters of the Goddess, Daughters of Imperialism, Afrikan Matriarchal Foundations, Black womanhood, Male daughters, female husbands, Circles of Love, Ecstasy, Passion Waves. ISTQB® (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) is a not-for-profit association legally registered in Belgium.

African Matriarchal Foundations: The Igbo Case. The received anthropological view is that the Igbo are not a matriarchal society. This book is a contribution to this debate and the author uses a variety of lines to demonstrate her primary thesis: that Igbo societies are fundamentally matriarchal and have suffered an imposition of patriarchy.Chapter Ancient Matriarchy in Central Africa.

Chapter Matriarchal Queen-Kingship in West Africa. Chapter Matriarchal Pastoral Peoples in North Africa. Dr. Heide Goettner-Abendroth is a German philosopher and researcher of culture and society, she is a founder of modern Matriarchal Studies.

She taught at the University of Munich and.matriarchy in Africa that has ever been produced. Although Diop believed that the matrilineal clan systems of Africa were ultimately the creation of males (/, p.

), a contention that is dubious, and in any case impossible to prove, he viewed what he considered to be matriarchal family forms in Africa as an outgrowth.