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Male Daughters, Female Husbands: Gender and Sex in an African Society Paperback – October 15, 1987
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One more criticism on the form before the content. The author laments about other books which collapse the whole of Africa into one book. As much as I share her view that a compilation can't possibly be as elaborate, correct and authentic as a book on a single people, I have to say that she does the same in reverse.Read more ›