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Catalog # 172
Title Asante Market Women
Series Disappearing World Series
Filmmaker Claudia Milne
Year 1992
Subject Gender
Format VHS
Region Africa
Description Produced by Granada Television International. 1992. ISBN: ? Summary Asante Market Women shows us a tribe in Ghana where the men are polygamous and the women are subordinate in all domestic matters. In the bustling Kumasi market place, however, the women reign supreme. These tough, assertive women have evolved their own power structure to settle all disputes over price and quality. "'Asante Market Women' ... delves into the intricacies of a polygamous society in a modern African state." - Booklist "Thought provoking... for discussions on anthropology and religion. Recommended for college and public library collectors." - Library Journal Descript 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in Series Disappearing World Series Cast ? Subject Ghana Women in Kumasi market place On same tape as Global Assembly Line