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  • Fortress Conservation

    Fortress Conservation
    av Dan Brockington

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852554173

    Many conservationists insist that conservation that ignores local costs cannot be sustained. For if conservation is greeted with hostility locally then guards and patrols will simply not prevail against determined, and more numerous, rural opponents…

  • A Companion to Mia Couto

    A Companion to Mia Couto
    av Grant Hamilton

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011541

  • Southern Africa

    Southern Africa

    Inbunden - 2003 - ISBN: 9780852555927

    Articles and interviews on theatre in South Africa include familiar territory (South Africa and Zimbabwe), but also areas like Angola and Namibia. They range from evaluations of single plays to accounts of play-making processes, and the relationship…

  • ALT 21 Childhood in African Literature

    ALT 21 Childhood in African Literature
    av Eldred Durosimi Jones

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852555217

    This volume examines linguistic, literary, gender and generation issues in both autobiographies and fictional treatments of childhood in the works of Camara Laye, Wole Soyinka, Mongo Beti, Chinua Achebe, Ben Okri, Zaynab Alkali, Buchi Emecheta, Tsit…

  • Crisis and Decline in Bunyoro

    Crisis and Decline in Bunyoro
    av Shane Doyle

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852554319

    Colonial rule triggered rapid population growth in most of Africa. Why then did Bunyoro suffer exceptionally low levels of fertility and high levels of mortality right through the colonial period? The crucial event was the invasion of Bunyoro by Bri…

  • Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Malawi

    Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Malawi
    av Yusuf M. Juwayeyi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012531

    The Chewa are the largest ethnic group in Malawi, representing a third of the population of approximately 19 million, and their language - Chichewa - is Malawi's national language. Yet the last book on the history of this group was published in 1944…

  • Limits of Adjustment in Africa

    Limits of Adjustment in Africa
    av Poul Engberg-pederse

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852551523

    The editors conclude that little development has actually occurred during the era of structural adjustment, with a general contraction in per capita economic growth. There has also been a deterioration in the position of the worst-off economic group…

  • ALT 7 Focus on Criticism: African Literature Today

    ALT 7 Focus on Criticism: African Literature Today
    av Eldred Jones

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011206

    First published in 1975, this volume of the series continues in more depth the debate on the role of critics and the purpose of criticism. As Eldred Jones reminds the reader in his Editorial: "African Literature Today has always aimed to be a forum…

  • Society in Zimbabwe's Liberation War

    Society in Zimbabwe's Liberation War
    av Ngwabi Bhebe

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556108

    This work examines people's beliefs, ideas and experiences both during Zimbabwe's liberation war and afterwards. The contributors look at African religion and Christianity and explore the efforts to educate people for a new society. They also look a…

  • Society in Zimbabwe's Liberation War

    Society in Zimbabwe's Liberation War

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556603

    This work examines people's beliefs, ideas and experiences both during Zimbabwe's liberation war and afterwards. The contributors look at African religion and Christianity and explore the efforts to educate people for a new society. They also look a…

  • Diamonds, Dispossession and Democracy in Botswana

    Diamonds, Dispossession and Democracy in Botswana
    av Kenneth Good

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847013125

    Is Botswana still 'an African miracle'? Thanks to diamonds the country's growth rate was the highest in the world into the 1990s, and regular parliamentary elections judged free on polling day have been held since 1965. However aduopoly of president…

  • Liberalizing Tanzania's Food Trade

    Liberalizing Tanzania's Food Trade

    Inbunden - 1993 - ISBN: 9780852551356

  • Cyril Ramaphosa

    Cyril Ramaphosa
    av Anthony Butler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012296

    President Cyril Ramaphosa is South Africa's fifth post-apartheid president. He first came to prominence in the 1980s as the founder of the National Union of Mineworkers. When Nelson Mandela was released from prison in February 1990, Ramaphosa was at…

  • Escape from Domination in Africa

    Escape from Domination in Africa
    av Bruce Baker

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852558386

    Africans have long resorted to a range of strategies to escape domination - they have migrated, they have dropped out, and they have developed second economies. In this text, the author takes examples from across the continent toestablish a discussi…

  • Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    Ngugi wa Thiong'o
    av David Cook

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852555392

    This interpretation of the work of Ngugi wa Thiong'o discusses his philosophy, writing style, social and political focus, and ultimate vision and aspirations. Each work of fiction is examined in depth, and there is an evaluation of Ngugi's standing…

  • Africa Works

    Africa Works
    av Patrick Chabal

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852558140

    Are there social, political and cultural factors in Africa which aspire to the continuation of patrimony and conspire against economic development? In association with the International African Institute North America: Indiana U Press

  • Peasant Consciousness and Guerrilla War in Zimbabwe

    Peasant Consciousness and Guerrilla War in Zimbabwe
    av Terence Ranger

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852550014

    Draws on a wide range of archival and oral sources to argue that the history of African peasants in Zimbabwe produced a specific consciousness which meant that peasant participation in the guerrilla war was different from the peasant role in Mau Mau…

  • General History of Africa Complete Set of Vols 1-8 [pbks]

    General History of Africa Complete Set of Vols 1-8 [pbks]
    av J. Ki-zerbo Et Al

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012326

    This set brings together all 8 volumes of the groundbreaking Unesco General History of Africa, which are all now available again as paperbacks. The series demonstrates the importance of African history from earliestpre-history, through the establish…

  • African Wildlife and Livelihoods

    African Wildlife and Livelihoods

    Inbunden - 2001 - ISBN: 9780852554135

    This volume examines just how successful community-based conservation approaches have been in their twin objectives of conserving African environments and improving rural livelihoods.

  • Growing up with HIV in Zimbabwe

    Growing up with HIV in Zimbabwe
    av Ross Parsons

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010483

    The study explores the lives of children growing up HIV-positive in the eastern Zimbabwean town of Mutare at a time of severe crisis in the state, marked by impoverishment, organized violence and mass death. This ethnography grewout of a psychothera…

  • Men in African Film and Fiction

    Men in African Film and Fiction
    av Lahoucine Ouzgane

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847015211

    Through their analysis of the depictions in film and literature of masculinities in colonial, independent and post-independent Africa, the contributors open some key African texts to a more obviously politicized set of meanings. Collectively, the es…

  • Regimes of Language

    Regimes of Language

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852559062

    In this text, ten linguistic anthropologists integrate two often segregated domains: politics and language. It addresses the role of language ideologies in state formation, nationalism and the maintenance of ethic groups, as well as the creation of…

  • Revealing Prophets

    Revealing Prophets
    av David Anderson

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852557174

    The purpose of this book is to move towards a clearer understanding of the history of prophets within the region of East Africa, and to give an analytical account of the different forms prophecy has taken over the years from placeto place. The book…

  • Darfur

    Darfur
    av Chris Vaughan

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011114

    This work engages with a fundamental question in the study of African history and politics: to what extent did the colonial state re-define the character of local politics in the societies it governed? Existing scholarship on Darfur under the Anglo-…

  • Africa

    Africa
    av Phyllis M. Martin

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852552308

    This work is intended as an accessible introduction to Africa for travellers and other individuals in search of a general account of the continent. In addition, it is suitable as a course text for students of development studies,Third World studies,…

  • Squatters and the Roots of Mau Mau, 1905-63

    Squatters and the Roots of Mau Mau, 1905-63
    av Tabitha Kanogo

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852550182

    The author follows the story of the squatters farming the land in the 'White Highlands' at first unused by the Europeans. After 1923 the white settlers demanded more labour from the squatters and began to restrict their use of theland for cultivatio…

  • Savannah Nomads

    Savannah Nomads
    av Derrick J. Stenning

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852552926

    This series of Classics in African Anthropology is primarily drawn from a distinct family of texts which dominated the academic analysis of society in mid-20th century Africa. The texts reproduced are significant yet often neglected, and have stood…

  • The Swahili Novel

    The Swahili Novel
    av Xavier Garnier

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010797

    For more than fifty years a dynamic modern literature has been developing in the Kiswahili language. The political weight that Kiswahili carries as the emerging national and pan-national language of many East African countries places this literature…

  • Keorapetse Kgositsile & the Black Arts Movement

    Keorapetse Kgositsile & the Black Arts Movement
    av Uhuru Portia Phalafala

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012777

    The cultural configurations of the Black Atlantic and, more broadly, the Black diaspora, cannot be fully understood without recognizing the presence and extensive influence of writers and artists from the African continent itself, among these the ce…

  • Kampala Women Getting by

    Kampala Women Getting by
    av Sandra Wallman

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852552414

    What do ordinary women in an African city do in the face of an AIDS epidemic without the benefit of what would be considered as basic health provision in an American or European city? This work draws a holistic picture of the options available to lo…

  • Violence, Political Culture and Development in Africa

    Violence, Political Culture and Development in Africa
    av Preben Kaarsholm

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852558942

    Africa has witnessed a number of transitions to democracy in recent years. Coinciding with this upsurge in democratic transitions there also have been spectacular experiences of social disintegration. An alternative to discourses of the 'failed' and…

  • Readings in New African Religions

    Readings in New African Religions

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852552568

  • African Theatre: Soyinka. Blackout, Blowout and Beyond

    African Theatre: Soyinka. Blackout, Blowout and Beyond
    av Martin Banham

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852555958

    This special issue, guest edited by Judith Greenwood and Chuck Mike, is devoted to early revue sketches by Wole Soyinka that had never been published outside Nigeria before. Soyinka's most recent plays - The Beatification of Area Boy and King Baabu,…

  • The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Hor ? An Alternative Approach to Institutional Order in Transitional Societies

    The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Hor ? An Alternative Approach to Institutional Order in Transitional Societies
    av Kidane Mengisteab

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012487

    In the early 1990s, a wave of democratization swept through many African countries, but its prevailing election-centred liberal approach failed to result in sustainable democracies. Why should this be and what can be done about it? This multi-discip…

  • African Women in the Atlantic World: Property, Vulnerability & Mobility, 1660-1880

    African Women in the Atlantic World: Property, Vulnerability & Mobility, 1660-1880
    av Mariana P. Candido, Adam Jones

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012159

    While there have been studies of women's roles in African societies and of Atlantic history, the role of women in West and West Central Africa during the period of the Atlantic slave trade and its abolition remains relatively unexamined. This book b…

  • We Were All Slaves

    We Were All Slaves
    av Carolyn A. Brown

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556849

    A story of the miners who profoundly shaped the process of production, and the rhythms and culture of work and resistance at the Enugu colliery in Nigeria. The author draws comparisons between the experiences of the Enugu miners and their counterpar…

  • Economic and Social Origins of Mau Mau, 1945-53

    Economic and Social Origins of Mau Mau, 1945-53

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852550243

    This story of Kenya in the decade before the outbreak of the Mau Mau emergency presents an integrated view of imperial government as well as examining the social and economic causes of the Kikuyu revolt. The author combines traditional imperial hist…

  • African Enclosures?

    African Enclosures?
    av Philip Woodhouse

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852554166

    This book reveals a dynamic picture of African rural society in which production patterns change rapidly in response to market opportunities. These changes are driven largely by local farmers' initiatives, and are often associatedwith an increase in…

  • The Bluest Hands

    The Bluest Hands
    av Judith A. Byfield

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556009

    By the second decade of the twentieth century in Abeokuta, a Yoruba town in southwestern Nigeria, most dyers were producing adire cloth, which featured a variety of patterns created by resist dyeing with indigo onto a primarily European manufactured…

  • A History of Resistance in Namibia

    A History of Resistance in Namibia
    av Peter Katjavivi

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852553206

    Documents resistance to the German conquest by the Herero and Nama peoples; the South African take-over under the League of Nations mandate; land, labour and community resistance from 1920-1960; the emergence of Nationalist organisations; appeals to…

  • Imperialism and Development

    Imperialism and Development
    av Nicholas Westcott

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012593

    As colonial development took off after the Second World War, in the context of national food shortages, Britain's Labour Government initiated the Groundnut Scheme, an extraordinarily ambitious project to convert 3 million acres of bush in Tanganyika…

  • Commercial Agriculture, the Slave Trade & Slavery in Atlantic Africa

    Commercial Agriculture, the Slave Trade & Slavery in Atlantic Africa
    av Robin Law

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010759

    This book considers commercial agriculture in Africa in relation to the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the institution of slavery within Africa itself, from the beginnings of European maritime trade in the fifteenth century to theearly stages of col…

  • The African Garrison State

    The African Garrison State
    av Kjetil Tronvoll

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010698

    When Eritrea gained independence in 1991, hopes were high for its transformation. In two decades, however, it became one of the most repressive in the world, effectively a militarised "garrison state". This comprehensive and detailed analysis examin…

  • Pathways of Change in Africa

    Pathways of Change in Africa
    av Ian Scoones

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852554227

    Mixed farming is often seen as an important route to meeting the vital twenty-first century challenge to increase productivity and sustainability of small-scale African farming systems. Discussions of mixed farming often assume that such systems rep…

  • Alice Lakwena and the Holy Spirits

    Alice Lakwena and the Holy Spirits
    av Heike Behrend

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852552476

    In August 1986, Alice Auma, a young Acholi woman in northern Uganda, proclaiming herself under the orders of a Christian spirit, raised an army called the 'Holy Spirit Mobile Forces' and with it waged a war, not only against the National Resistance…

  • Pioneers of Change in Ethiopia

    Pioneers of Change in Ethiopia
    av Bahru Zewde

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852554524

    Ethiopia's political independence, won in part by adaptation to modern forms of warfare at the end of the 19th century, allowed it to control, more than any other contemporary African state, its further economic and political engagement with the Wes…

  • An African Classical Age

    An African Classical Age
    av Christopher Ehret

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852557884

    A resource for scholars of linguistics, archaeology, world history and African studies, this historical survey challenges the way in which we view eastern and southern Africa, and also Africa as a whole, in the early eras of worldhistory. Combining…

  • 'We Women Worked So Hard'

    'We Women Worked So Hard'
    av Teresa A. Barnes

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556368

    African ideas of gender in colonial Zimbabwe centrally shaped oppositional responses well before the advent of nationalism. Citing a wide collection of vibrant oral histories, the author argues that urban African men and women incolonial Harare cons…

  • Remaking Life and Death

    Remaking Life and Death

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852559321

    - This volume reflects the growing international concern about the issues of organ transplantation, new reproductive and genetic technologies and embryo research. - It examines the political economy of body parts, organ and tissue 'harvesting', bio-…

  • Are We Not Also Men? ? The Samkange Family and African Politics in Zimbabwe, 1920?64

    Are We Not Also Men? ? The Samkange Family and African Politics in Zimbabwe, 1920?64
    av Terence Ranger

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556689

    This work provides a collective biography of Thompson Samkange and of two of his sons, Sketchley and Stanlake. Thompson Samkange was born in 1893 at the time that his land was being overwhelmed from the South. He was one of the founders of the Afric…

  • Empire State-building

    Empire State-building
    av Joanna Lewis

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852557853

    This is a story about British imperial rule in Africa during the middle decades of the 20th century. It asks four questions: why was Kenya's operation so idiosyncratic and spartan compared with other British colonies? Why did a transformation from s…