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Bridewealth and Female Consent: Marriage Disputes in African Courts, Gusiiland, Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 2003)
From the early 1940s Gusiiland (Kenya) underwent a series of transformations that pushed bridewealth to unheralded levels. As a result, many young couples could not afford a proper marriage and eloped. Some fathers forced ...