Sisters and Wives
About the Book
"A lively and well-researched analysis of women's roles in the kinship systems of precapitalist African societies turns out to be pertinent to women's struggle for equality everywhere."
"For any theorist of social organization this is an important book."
-- American Anthropologist
"For anthropologists, historians, social theorists, and social activists, this is an important and powerful work."
-- Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences