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

£26.99

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.