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The Road to Democracy Volume 9: The Power and authority of African women in Southern Africa and in the African diaspora during precolonial and colonial times

This book contains the following chapters. African Women, Power and Authority in Pre-colonial and Colonial times: some thoughts By Sifiso Mxolisi Ndlovu and Manelisi Genge. Textile Techno-Tales of the African Diaspora: History of Textile Technology from the Optic of Enslaved Women By Geri Augusto. Using oral traditions and izaga/ proverbs to unpack the gender oppression theory on "pre-colonial" history in south-eastern Africa By Sifiso Mxolisi Ndlovu. Women and political and ritual leadership in Africa since 1800: The Modjadji Rain Queens of Bolobedu By Sekibakiba P. Lekgoathi. Gender Relations, Women and Politics among the "Transvaal Ndebele", ca. 1500s to the early 1900s By Sekibakiba P. Lekgoathi. Warrior Queen Mmanthatisi of the Batlokoa in Pre-colonial southern Africa: A Re-appraisal of her Power, Dominance and Leadership Qualities By Chitja Twalai. Queen Mother Sutu MaMthembu Rharhabe and her rise to power By Nomathamsanqa Tisani. Queen Regent Sutu: Women and the anti-colonial struggle for land and independence By Nomathamsanqa Tisani. Queen Mother Labotsibeni Gwamile Mdluli and the Shifting Roles in Swazi Power Relations in Colonial Times By Manelisi Genge. Queen Regent Labotsibeni in colonial politics, c1904-1921 By Manelisi Genge.

ISBN: 9780620960199

Year of Publication: October 2021

Publisher: Skotaville Publishing: JHB.

Sifiso Ndlovu