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Lecture Reading: Lecture 10

Nancy Rose Hunt, ‘Domesticity and Colonialism in Belgian Africa: Usumbura’s Foyer Social, 1946-1960’, Signs, 15, 3 (1990), pp.447-474Further reading: John Iliffe, East African Doctors: A History of the Modern Profession (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1998). Tabitha Kanogo, African Womanhood in Colonial Kenya: 1900-50 (James Currey, Oxford: 2004), chapter 7. Nakanyike Musisi, ‘The Politics of Perception or Perception as Politics? Colonial and Missionary Representations of Baganda Women, 1900-1945’, in Susan Geiger, Nakanyike Musisi & Jean Marie Allman (eds.), Women in African Colonial Histories (Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 2002). Derek Peterson, ‘Wordy Women: Gender Trouble and the Oral Politics of the East African Revival in Northern Gikuyuland’, Journal of African History, 42, 3 (2001), pp.469-89. Robert Strayer, The Making of Mission Communities in East Africa: Anglicans and Africans in Colonial Kenya, 1875-1935 (London, Heinemann: 1978). Lynn Thomas, ‘Imperial Concerns and ‘Women’s Affairs’: State Efforts to Regulate Clitoridectomy and Eradicate Abortion in Meru, Kenya, c.1910-1950’, Journal of African History, 39, 1 (1998), pp.121-45. Lynn Thomas, The Politics of the Womb: Women, Reproduction, and the State in Kenya (Berkeley, University of California Press: 2003). Justin Willis, ‘The Nature of a Mission Community: The Universities’ Mission to Central Africa in Bonde’, Past and Present, 140, 1 (1993), pp.127-54. Luise White, “They Could Make Their Victims Dull’: Genders and Genres, Fantasies and Cures in Colonial Southern Uganda’, The American Historical Review, 100, 5 (1995), pp.1379-1402.