Shaping Our Struggles: Nigerian Women in History, Culture and Social Change

Shaping Our Struggles: Nigerian Women in History, Culture and Social Change © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/156921011X558637 African and Asian Studies 10 (2011) 71-81 brill.nl/aas A F R I C A N A N D A S I A N S T U D I E S Book Reviews Obioma (“Obi”) Nnaemeka & Chima J. Korieh (Editors). Shaping Our Struggles: Nige- rian Women in History, Culture and Social Change. Trenton, NJ, USA/.Asmara, Eritrea: Africa World Press, Inc. (Publishers), 2010; 294 pp.; price: $29.95. In particular, the fields of history, politics, women studies and African studies have been tremendously enriched by Shaping Our Struggles: Nigerian Women in History, Culture and Social Change , which is edited by Dr. Obioma (“Obi”) Nnaemeka, the Chancellor’s Dis- tinguished Professor at the Indianapolis campus of Indiana University, USA, and Dr. Chima J. Korieh, who teaches African History at Marquette University in Miwaulkee, Wisconsin, USA. However, in general terms, other fields that have equally been promoted with the publication of this timely book are anthropology, economic history, sociology and gender studies of diverse persuasions. Over all, the importance of the book stems from the fact that its 13 chapters were con- tributed by not less than 14 astute and well-respected scholars of African http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png African and Asian Studies Brill

Shaping Our Struggles: Nigerian Women in History, Culture and Social Change

African and Asian Studies, Volume 10 (1): 71 – Jan 1, 2011

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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/156921011X558637 African and Asian Studies 10 (2011) 71-81 brill.nl/aas A F R I C A N A N D A S I A N S T U D I E S Book Reviews Obioma (“Obi”) Nnaemeka & Chima J. Korieh (Editors). Shaping Our Struggles: Nige- rian Women in History, Culture and Social Change. Trenton, NJ, USA/.Asmara, Eritrea: Africa World Press, Inc. (Publishers), 2010; 294 pp.; price: $29.95. In particular, the fields of history, politics, women studies and African studies have been tremendously enriched by Shaping Our Struggles: Nigerian Women in History, Culture and Social Change , which is edited by Dr. Obioma (“Obi”) Nnaemeka, the Chancellor’s Dis- tinguished Professor at the Indianapolis campus of Indiana University, USA, and Dr. Chima J. Korieh, who teaches African History at Marquette University in Miwaulkee, Wisconsin, USA. However, in general terms, other fields that have equally been promoted with the publication of this timely book are anthropology, economic history, sociology and gender studies of diverse persuasions. Over all, the importance of the book stems from the fact that its 13 chapters were con- tributed by not less than 14 astute and well-respected scholars of African

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