Trouble Showed the Way: Women, Men, and Trade in the Nairobi Area, 1890 - 1990


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Robertson employs a variety of approaches to analyze and weave together this wide-ranging study. This book provides an extensive case study of historical transformations in gender, agriculture, residence and civil society. Based on archival documents, library sources (fiction and non-fiction, primary and secondary), surveys and oral histories, participant observation, and quantitative and qualitative analysis, Robertson breaks new ground by focusing on traders in one commodity, dried staples, and comparing and contrasting ...

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    • Title: Trouble Showed the Way by Claire Cone Robertson
    • Publisher: Indiana University Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780253333605, 0253333601
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    • Edition: 1997
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