Bansoa Sigam

Collecting on Women in Gabon during the Colonial Period:
The Case of the Akure Metal Necklaces
Ethnographic collections are seldom analyzed in terms of gender, yet this prism of analysis allows for a renewed consideration of collections that have often been viewed almost exclusively in masculine terms. By focusing on a corpus of metal necklaces, often referred to as torque[1] in the inventories, this paper sheds light on a particular aspect […]