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We Only Come Here to Struggle : Stories from Berida's Life
by Berida Ndambuki and Claire Cone Robertson


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Here is the life history of Berida Ndambuki, a Kenyan woman trader born in 1936, who speaks movingly of her experiences under the turbulences of late British colonialism and independence. A poverty survivor, Berida overcame patriarchal constraints to reclaim the rights to her labor, her body, and her spirit.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Here is the life history of Berida Ndambuki, a Kenyan woman trader born in 1936, who speaks movingly of her experiences under the turbulences of late British colonialism and independence. A poverty survivor, Berida overcame patriarchal constraints to reclaim the rights to her labor, her body, and her spirit. She invokes a many-faceted picture of central Kenyan life in this compelling narrative.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780253213662
  • ISBN-10: 0253213665
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publish Date: March 2000
  • Page Count: 138
  • Dimensions: 9.26 x 6.08 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.59 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Women
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Cultural, Ethnic & Regional - General
Books > Social Science > Women's Studies - General

 
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