Militarizing Marriage

Militarizing Marriage

West African Soldiers’ Conjugal Traditions in Modern French Empire

War and Militarism in African History

by Sarah J. Zimmerman

Published by: Ohio University Press

318 pages, 152.00 x 229.00 mm

  • ISBN: 9780821424476
  • Published: May 2021


By prioritizing women and conjugality in the historiography of African colonial soldiers, Militarizing Marriage historicizes how the subjugation of women was indispensable to military conquest and colonial rule across French Empire.