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Becoming a man in Kwawu

Stephen Felix Miescher

Becoming a man in Kwawu

gender, law, personhood and the construction of masculinities in Colonial Ghana, 1875-1957

by Stephen Felix Miescher

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Published by Dissertation Services in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Men -- Ghana.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (Ph.D) - Northwestern University.

    Statementby Stephan Felix Miescher. Vol.1.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination652 p. ;
    Number of Pages652
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19143905M

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