Coverart for item
The Resource "We only come here to struggle" : stories from Berida's life, Berida Ndambuki & Claire C. Robertson

"We only come here to struggle" : stories from Berida's life, Berida Ndambuki & Claire C. Robertson

Label
"We only come here to struggle" : stories from Berida's life
Title
"We only come here to struggle"
Title remainder
stories from Berida's life
Statement of responsibility
Berida Ndambuki & Claire C. Robertson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ndambuki, Berida
Dewey number
967.62/504/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT434.N3
LC item number
N35 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
DT434.N3
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Robertson, Claire C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ndambuki, Berida
  • Women
  • Grocers
  • Nairobi Region (Kenya)
  • Kenya
  • Ndambuki, Berida
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY / Africa / General
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY / Africa / General
  • Grocers
  • Women
  • Kenya
  • Erlebnisbericht
  • Kenia
  • Erlebnisbericht
  • Kenia
  • Femmes
  • Femmes
  • Frau
  • Frau
Label
"We only come here to struggle" : stories from Berida's life, Berida Ndambuki & Claire C. Robertson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-138)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. "I Am Berida Ndambuki" : Childhood, Family, and Initiation -- 2. "No woman can know what will happen to her in marriage" : Marriage, Children, and Survival -- 3. "Now I was in business": Work : From Kathonzweni to Nairobi -- 4. "The Akamba are a peaceloving people" : Ethnicity, Religion, and Politics -- 5. "I ask myself, why did I have my children?" : Life and Death -- Postscript: Our Relations : On Friendship and Cross-Cultural (Mis)Understanding
Control code
870273095
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 138 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253014658
Lccn
99048576
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 570919
  • 22573/ctt16gkvpc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870273095
Label
"We only come here to struggle" : stories from Berida's life, Berida Ndambuki & Claire C. Robertson
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-138)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. "I Am Berida Ndambuki" : Childhood, Family, and Initiation -- 2. "No woman can know what will happen to her in marriage" : Marriage, Children, and Survival -- 3. "Now I was in business": Work : From Kathonzweni to Nairobi -- 4. "The Akamba are a peaceloving people" : Ethnicity, Religion, and Politics -- 5. "I ask myself, why did I have my children?" : Life and Death -- Postscript: Our Relations : On Friendship and Cross-Cultural (Mis)Understanding
Control code
870273095
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 138 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253014658
Lccn
99048576
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 570919
  • 22573/ctt16gkvpc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870273095

Library Locations

    • Ellis LibraryBorrow it
      1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO, 65201, US
      38.944491 -92.326012
Processing Feedback ...