L'émancipation des femmes Madare̳: l'impact du projet administratif et missionaire sur une société africaine, 1900-1950

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E.J. Brill, 1994 - Architecture - 254 pages
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This work is concerned with the civil authorities' and missionaries' project of the emancipation of Madar women in the west of Burkina Faso between 1900 and 1960. The work deals successively with the place of women in the pre-colonial village community, the beginning of contacts with European civilisation, the project's initiators' assessment of the women's living conditions and their willingness to change them, the means and methods used to this end and the limitations of the project at the time of independence in 1960. The fruit of several years of research by a historian, who is a member of the ethnic community, this work is a documentary reference work with multiple entries and an index. It will be of interest to Africans concerned with the socio-political evolution of their continent, researchers interested in the history of missions and the African churches, and anyone concerned with the whole question of women in modern societies."

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Bruno Doti Sanou, ne en 1955 et de nationalite Burkinabe est licencie en sciences historiques de l'Universite Catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve). Il prepare dans la meme universite une these doctorale sur l'influence politique des missionnaires dans l'ex-vicariat apostolique de Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso). Il collabore en outre a divers projets de developpement au Burkina Faso. ENGLISH TEXT Bruno Doti Sanou, born in 1955 and a citizen of Burkina Faso, holds the degree of licencie en sciences historiques of the Catholic University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve). In the same university he is preparing a doctoral thesis on the political influence of missionaries in the ex-vicariate apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso). He is collaborating on various development projects in Burkina Faso.

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