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German women in Cameroon

travelogues from colonial times

by Karin U. Schestokat

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cameroon
    • Subjects:
    • Women travelers -- Cameroon -- History.,
    • Germans -- Travel -- Cameroon -- History.,
    • Travelers" writings, German -- Cameroon -- History and criticism.,
    • Cameroon -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-200) and index.

      StatementKarin U. Schestokat.
      SeriesWomen in German literature,, v. 7
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT566 .S34 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 204 p. :
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3562685M
      ISBN 100820455385
      LC Control Number2002030148


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German women in Cameroon by Karin U. Schestokat Download PDF EPUB FB2

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This book analyzes the travelogues of four German women who journeyed through Cameroon when it was a German colony (). Three of the women – Haase, Rein-Wuhrmann, and Ziemann – present their experiences as exciting adventures in a world that will profit from European progress and the teachings of by: 4.

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Cameroon (/ ˌ k æ m ə ˈ r uː n / (); French: Cameroun), officially the Republic of Cameroon (French: République du Cameroun), is a country in Central is bordered by Nigeria to the west and north; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Republic of the Congo to the south.

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French Cameroon became independent in as the Republic of Cameroon. and uneducated women, in part because of inadequate access to contraception.

Life expectancy remains low at about 55 years due to the prevalence of HIV and AIDs and an elevated maternal mortality rate, which has remained high since founded as a German colonial.

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Its ethnically diverse population is among the most urban in western Africa. The capital is Yaoundé, located in the south-central part of the country. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. The Bamenda highlands, Cameroon. Syndication International Ltd., London. - Explore tmhayes33's board "The unique beauty of Cameroon Women" on Pinterest.

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G erman Cameroon (German: Cameron) was a West African colony of the German Empire from to in the region of today’sRepublic of Cameroon also included northern parts of Gabon and the Congo with western parts of the Central African Republic, southwestern parts of Chad and far eastern parts of Nigeria.

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Cameroon, in Central Africa, has been called Africa in miniature. It is characterized by exceptional social and ethnic diversity, with more than ethnicities now forming five major regional-culture groupings. This volume is the first to encapsulate Cameroon's rich indigenous and modern customs and traditions in depth.

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Beginning inall of present-day Cameroon and parts of several of its neighbors became the German colony of Kamerun, with a capital first at Buea and later at Yaounde. After World War I, this colony was partitioned between Britain and France under a JLeague of Nations : Alistair Boddy-Evans.

A German colony: In the early 19th century there is considerable activity in Cameroon by British and American missionaries, but a German connection begins only when the Woermann Company of Hamburg builds a warehouse in on the estuary of the Wouri river.

This book examines some facets of gender relations in Cameroon ñ symmetry in male-female relationships, womenís access to land in traditional society, socialization into gender roles through language textbooks in schools, the association life of women, widowhood and inheritance, social capital and entrepreneurship, husband-wife relations in early German colonial encounters ñ as Author: Emmanuel Yenshu Vubo.

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