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The Iraqw of Tanzania

Negotiating Rural Development, 1st Edition

By Katherine A. Snyder


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In The Iraqw of Tanzania: Negotiating Rural Development, author Katherine Snyder focuses on how the Iraqw perceive, respond to, and affect development in Tanzania. Snyder explores how the ideology of development affects people's actions, from what crops to plant, to what to wear and do at their weddings, and considers too how issues of dev

Table of Contents

Series Editor Preface -- "Progress Is a Long Journey" -- Constructing a Homeland -- "Like Water and Honey" -- The Ties of Blood and Bones -- The Making of Men and Women -- These Days There is no Milk -- Cosmology and Morality -- Mediating Maendeleo -- Pollution and Ritual -- Praying for Harmony

About the Author

Katherine A. Snyder is assistant professor of anthropology at Queens College, CUNY. She specializes in development, globalization, gender, religion, and agrarian change in East Africa.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General