Where Women Work: A Study of Yoruba Women in the Marketplace and in the Home

Niara Sudarkasa

Niara Sudarkasa reports on Yoruba women and their role as traders in Nigeria’s marketing system. During Sudarkasa’s 15-month fieldwork in western Nigeria, she spoke with hundreds of traders, men and women, in order to understand the Yoruba markets, the division of labor, the difference between urban and rural communities in the region, residence and kinship, and other complexities of Yoruba society.

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Publisher: Museum of Anthropology

Year of Publication: 1973

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Pages: 176

Price: $10

Print ISBN: 978-1-949098-06-8

Ebook ISBN: 978-1-951519-18-6

Series / Number: Anthropological Papers No. 53

Tables / Illustrations: 20 b&w figures and plates

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