xiii, 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Everyday life Western Kenya, 1880-1902 Feeble little lads looking for food "What harm can an old dry bone do?" Lessons in practical Christianity Living "in line" The impact of gold mining Land conflicts in the 1930s Family life Educating "progressive" sons The burden of "progressive" sons Cash, cows, and bridewealth Domestic education at the girls boarding school Moral panic Wife beating Postcolonial promises Citizenship and land rights in postcolonial Kenya Rural widows, city widows, and the fight for inheritance.