Girl Cases

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006 - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 256 pages
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Contents

1 Gusii Society and Politics and the Coming of Colonialism
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Figure 11 Looking down the Gucha Gorge
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Figure 12 Fortified Gusii village
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Figure 13 Manga escarpment
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Figure 14 Gusii youth with spear
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Figure 15 Kisii town from the southwest 1997
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Figure 16 Chief Musa Nyandusi
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2 Colonialism and African Society to ca 1940
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Figure 43 Bethsheba Kemunto
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Figure 44 Rael Kemuma Kururia
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Figure 45 Rael Kemuma Kururia and Nyasani Omanua
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Table 41 Ritongo Manga Marriage Cases 19431962
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Table 43 Ritongo Gesima Marriage Cases 19561959
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5 Girl Cases in the Courts
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Table 51 Average Fines in Shillings for Elopement Adultery and Abduction Cases for the Year 1960 in Ritongo Manga Ritongo Kuja and Ritongo G...
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6 The State African Society and the Limits of the Ritongo
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3 The Political Economy of Bridewealth 1930s1960s
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Figure 31 Herding cattle North Mugirango 2004
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Figure 32 Tea fields in North Mugirango near Kericho 2004
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4 The Course of Marriage Disputes
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Figure 41 Ebetinge
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Figure 42 Elder woman with ebetinge
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7 The Demise of Marriage Disputes
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Conclusion
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Bibliography
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Index
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