The Resource Heterosexual Africa? : the history of an idea from the age of exploration to the age of AIDS, Marc Epprecht

Heterosexual Africa? : the history of an idea from the age of exploration to the age of AIDS, Marc Epprecht

Label
Heterosexual Africa? : the history of an idea from the age of exploration to the age of AIDS
Title
Heterosexual Africa?
Title remainder
the history of an idea from the age of exploration to the age of AIDS
Statement of responsibility
Marc Epprecht
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Heterosexual Africa? The History of an Idea from the Age of Exploration to the Age of AIDS builds from Marc Epprecht's previous book, Hungochani (which focuses explicitly on same-sex desire in southern Africa), to explore the historical processes by which a singular, heterosexual identity for Africa was constructed-by anthropologists, ethnopsychologists, colonial officials, African elites, and most recently, health care workers seeking to address the HIV/AIDS pandemic. This is an eloquently written, accessible book, based on a rich and diverse range of sources, that will find enthu
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
306.76/60967
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ76.3.A356
LC item number
E64 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New African histories series
Label
Heterosexual Africa? : the history of an idea from the age of exploration to the age of AIDS, Marc Epprecht
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-218) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A puzzling blindspot, a troubling silence, a strange consensus: reflections on the heterosexual norm in "African AIDS" -- The ethnography of African straightness -- Ethnopsychiatry and the making of gay Shaka -- Slim disease and the science of silence -- Alternatives and ambiguities : African voices in literature and film
Control code
ocn636888503
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 231 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821442982
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35532774
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)636888503
  • pebcs0821442988
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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