Honour in African history /

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Main Author: Iliffe, John
Format: Printed Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Cambridge, 2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. The comparative history of honour 2. Men on horseback 3. Honour and Islam 4. Christian Ethiopia 5. Honour, rank, and warfare among the Yoruba 6. Honour and the state in West and Central Africa 7. Honour without the state 8. The honour of the slave 9. Praise and slander in southern Africa 10. Ekitiibwa and martyrdom 11. The deaths of heroes 12. Honour in defeat 13. The honour of the mercenary 14. Respectability 15. Honour and gender 16. Urbanisation and masculinity 17. Honour, race, and nation 18. Political honour 19. To live in dignity 20. Concluding questions.