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Plundered Kitchens, Empty Wombs: Threatened Reproduction and Identity in the Cameroon Grassfields

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Plundered Kitchens, Empty Wombs examines the symbolic language of food, fertility, and infertility in a small, mountainous African kingdom to explore more general notions of gender, modernity, and cultural identity.

In the Cameroon grassfields, an area of high fertility, women hold a paradoxical fear of infertility. By combining symbolic, political-economic, and historical
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Hardcover, 280 pages
Published June 3rd 1999 by University of Michigan Press
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