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  • Religion and Politics in East Africa

    Religion and Politics in East Africa
    av Holger Bernt Hansen

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852553848

    This volume describes attempts by governments to manage religious affairs in both Muslim and Christian areas of East Africa. It also shows how religious denominations act in opposition to one-party state regimes; Islamic fundamentalism and its role…

  • Afro-European Trade in the Atlantic World

    Afro-European Trade in the Atlantic World
    av Silke Strickrodt

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011787

    From 1550 to colonial partition in the mid-1880s, trade was key to Afro-European relations on the western Slave Coast (the coastal areas of modern Togo and parts of what are now Ghana and Benin). This book looks at the commercialrelations of two sta…

  • Afro-European Trade in the Atlantic World

    Afro-European Trade in the Atlantic World
    av Silke Strickrodt

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011107

    From 1550 to colonial partition in the mid-1880s, trade was key to Afro-European relations on the western Slave Coast (the coastal areas of modern Togo and parts of what are now Ghana and Benin). This book looks at the commercialrelations of two sta…

  • Guns and Rain

    Guns and Rain
    av David Lan

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852552018

    Almost every anti-colonial struggle in the 20th century was led by an army of guerrillas, and no such struggle has succeeded without cooperation between the guerrillas and the local peasantry. This book examines what such 'cooperation' meant in the…

  • Mandela's Kinsmen

    Mandela's Kinsmen
    av Timothy Gibbs

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011565

    At a time of increasing regional fractures within the African National Congress, Mandela's Kinsmen provides a timely study of South Africa's nationalist elite. Whilst mass protests against apartheid were forged in the crucible of township and trade…

  • Domesticating Vigilantism in Africa

    Domesticating Vigilantism in Africa
    av Thomas G. Kirsch

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010285

    Self-justice and legal self-help groups have been gaining importance throughout Africa. The question of who is entitled to formulate 'legal principles', enact 'justice', police 'morality' and sanction 'wrongdoings' has increasingly become a subject…

  • The Political Economy of Everyday Life in Africa ? Beyond the Margins

    The Political Economy of Everyday Life in Africa ? Beyond the Margins
    av Wale Adebanwi

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011664

  • ALT 5 The Novel in Africa: African Literature Today

    ALT 5 The Novel in Africa: African Literature Today
    av Eldred Jones

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011183

    Originally published in 1971, this was the first volume in the series to focus on a specific theme, in this case the novel, but continues the format of including contributions from both writers and critics. There are articles on:Equiano, Onuora Nzek…

  • Zimbabwe's Land Reform

    Zimbabwe's Land Reform
    av Ian Scoones Et Al.

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010247

    Ten years after the land invasions of 2000, this book provides the first full account of the consequences of these dramatic events. This land reform overturned a century-old pattern of land use, one dominated by a small group of large-scale commerci…

  • Alex la Guma

    Alex la Guma
    av Roger Field

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010179

    Best known as a novelist and political activist, Alex la Guma (1925-85) was also a journalist, comic strip artist, reviewer, sketcher, painter, short story writer and travel writer. Born in Cape Town's famous multiracial DistrictSix, he was a founde…

  • Education in the Development of Tanzania, 1919-90

    Education in the Development of Tanzania, 1919-90
    av Lene Buchert

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852557044

    Education has had a very special role in the social and political history of Tanzania, with Nyerere promoting the 'Eduction for Self-Reliance' programme as a way to educate the mass of the population after independence. North America: Ohio U Press

  • Letters and Documents, 1841-72

    Letters and Documents, 1841-72
    av David Livingstone

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852550410

    This collection of David Livingstone's personal papers, edited by Timothy Holmes, is from the Livingstone Museum in Zambia and features many previously unpublished letters. The first part deals with his period in Botswana, the second part focuses on…

  • The Invention of Africa

    The Invention of Africa
    av V.y. Mudimbe

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852552032

    What is the meaning of Africa and of being African? What is and what is not African philosophy? Is philosophy part of Africanism? These are the kind of fundamental questions which this book addresses. North America: Indiana U Press

  • The Mafeking Diary of Sol Plaatje

    The Mafeking Diary of Sol Plaatje
    av Sol T. Plaatje

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852557808

    This diary offers a view of the siege of Mafeking, one of the most famous sieges of the South African War. The author, Sol Plaatje, was one of the founders of the African National Congress in 1912. Additional material from oral and archival research…

  • The Civilizations of Africa

    The Civilizations of Africa
    av Christopher Ehret

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852554753

    This book gives serious play to ancient history right across the African continent and it ties these eras into the currents of wider world history. Chris Ehret has skilfully woven archaeology and linguistics into the historical narrative to provide…

  • Brazil-Africa Relations

    Brazil-Africa Relations
    av Gerhard Seibert

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011954

    When Lula da Silva became President of Brazil in 2003 he declared Africa a priority of his country's ambitious global foreign policy. During his presidency, Brazil became one of the key emergent powers in Africa through strengthening political ties,…

  • African Theatre 16: Six Plays from East & West Africa

    African Theatre 16: Six Plays from East & West Africa
    av Martin Banham

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011725

    This volume makes available some of the most influential, imaginative and exciting plays to come out of East and West Africa from the 1970s to the present day. Deliberately excluding playscripts by the regions' two best known playwrights, Wole Soyin…

  • The Vaal Uprising of 1984 & the Struggle for Freedom in South Africa

    The Vaal Uprising of 1984 & the Struggle for Freedom in South Africa
    av Franziska Rueedi

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012616

    On 3 September 1984 a bloody uprising set the African townships of the Vaal Triangle aflame. Triggered by dissatisfaction over rent increases and a local government that was failing to provide any meaningful political power or social transformation…

  • From Chaos to Order

    From Chaos to Order
    av Holger Bernt Hansen

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852553930

    This study of the recovery of Uganda asks whether its constitution-making process, which even involved a special election, will help consolidate the progress. It also considers the lessons for all the countries of Africa which areinvolved in introdu…

  • South Africa - The Present as History

    South Africa - The Present as History
    av John S. Saul

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011350

    In 1994, the first non-racial elections in South Africa brought Nelson Mandela and his African National Congress to office; elections since have confirmed the ANC's hold, both popular and legitimate, on power. Yet, at the same time, South Africa has…

  • Making Ethnic Ways

    Making Ethnic Ways
    av Bill Bravman

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556337

    This history of the Taita people during the 20th century focuses on their gradual adoption of a novel ethnic identity. The author shows how ethnicity became a language through which prior struggles were reframed and continued.

  • The African Aids Epidemic

    The African Aids Epidemic
    av John Iliffe

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852558904

    This book is aimed initially at students who want to study the history of the Aids epidemic but who currently have no starting point from which to enter the vast and often technical literature. Other readers will also find it a helpful introduction…

  • Ideology and Form in African Poetry

    Ideology and Form in African Poetry
    av Emmanuel Ngara

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852555255

    Emmanuel Ngara evaluates the ability of poets to communicate with their readers. His previous studies on style and ideology made a considerable impact and he has now used the same technique to help students come to terms with thedemanding question o…

  • Inside West Nile

    Inside West Nile
    av Mark Leopold

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852559413

    West Nile is best known as the home of Uganda's notoriously violent dictator, Idi Amin. But the area's association with violence goes back much further, through the colonial era, when the district was significantly under-developedin comparison with…

  • Inside West Nile

    Inside West Nile
    av Mark Leopold

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852559406

    West Nile is best known as the home of Uganda's notoriously violent dictator, Idi Amin. But the area's association with violence goes back much further, through the colonial era, when the district was significantly under-developed in comparison with…

  • Farmers and Markets in Tanzania

    Farmers and Markets in Tanzania
    av Stefano Ponte

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852551684

    The role of African agriculture in global markets and the role of agriculture in national economies have changed profoundly since the 1980s. Economic reforms have forced the withdrawal of the state from agricultural markets. Livelihoods have become…

  • Voices from the Rocks

    Voices from the Rocks
    av Terence Ranger

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556047

    The Matopos Hills of Zimbabwe have been occupied by humanity for some 40,000 years. They are the home for a number of shrines, and have become a scene of symbolic, ideological, political and armed conflict between the Shona, Ndebele and Europeans fo…

  • Unsettled Land

    Unsettled Land
    av Jocelyn Alexander

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852558928

    In early 2000, a process of land occupation began in Zimbabwe. It involved the movement of hundreds of thousands of black farmers onto mostly white-owned farms, often under the leadership of veterans of Zimbabwe's 1970s liberationwar. The ZANU(PF) g…

  • The Genocide against the Tutsi, and the Rwandan Churches

    The Genocide against the Tutsi, and the Rwandan Churches

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012906

    Why did some sectors of the Rwandan churches adopt an ambiguous attitude towards the genocide against the Tutsi which claimed the lives of around 800,000 people in three months between April and July 1994? What prevented the churches' acceptance tha…

  • Black Poachers, White Hunters

    Black Poachers, White Hunters
    av Edward I. Steinhart

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852559604

    In 1977 the Kenyan government banned all hunting, whether by sportsmen or Kenyan Africans, in response to the poaching crisis that was then spreading across the African continent. This brought an end to the era of the 'Great WhiteHunters' in this 's…

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

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

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011367

    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 Afro-European maritime trade in the fifteenth century to the early stages…

  • Unhappy Valley. Conflict in Kenya and Africa

    Unhappy Valley. Conflict in Kenya and Africa
    av Bruce Berman

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852550991

    In the sister two volumes entitled Unhappy Valley 1 and Unhappy Valley 2, the authors investigate major themes including the conquest origins and subsequent development of the colonial state, the contradictory socialforces that articulated African s…

  • ALT 28 Film in African Literature Today

    ALT 28 Film in African Literature Today
    av Ernest N. Emenyonu

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847015105

    A recent literary phenomenon in contemporary Africa is the developing relationship between film and African literature. ALT 28 focuses on the interface between film and literature in contemporary African writing and imagination. Contributors have ex…

  • Slavery in the Great Lakes Region of East Africa

    Slavery in the Great Lakes Region of East Africa
    av Henri Medard

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847016034

    Slavery was more important in the Great Lakes region than often has been assumed and Africans from the interior played a more complex role than was previously recognised. These ten 10 studies by the most prominent historiansof the region. They revea…

  • General History of Africa volume 4 [pbk abridged]

    General History of Africa volume 4 [pbk abridged]
    av J. Ki-zerbo

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852550946

    The twelfth to the sixteenth centuries constitute a crucial phase in the continent's history, and a period in which written records became more common. The period covered by this volume has several major themes: the triumph of Islam; the extension o…

  • ALT 1-4: African Literature Today

    ALT 1-4: African Literature Today
    av Eldred Durosimi Jones

    Häftad - 1968 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852555064

    The intention of the African Literature Today series [ALT] was, and still is, to encourage African writing in any language, whether of fiction, poetry or plays, and also to encourage its criticism. The critic's role, according toEldred Durosimi Jone…

  • Congo-Paris

    Congo-Paris
    av Janet Macgaffey

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852552605

    This study of transnational trade between Central Africa and Europe focuses on the lives of individual traders from Kinshasa and Brazzaville who operate across national frontiers and often outside state laws. Excluded from other social and economic…

  • Lie of the Land

    Lie of the Land
    av Melissa Leach

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852554098

    This book addresses the issue of how environmental orthodoxies become established, and what the alternative and appropriate approaches for policy-making are. It shows that many of the established orthodoxies are ill-conceived or represent the intere…

  • Writing Madness

    Writing Madness
    av Flora Veit-Wild

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852555835

    Introducing the perspective of 'writing madness' into African literature means seeing that literature from a different angle, through the lenses of writers who have ruffled up the surface of realist representation and have explored issues and styles…

  • The Trading States of the Oil Rivers

    The Trading States of the Oil Rivers
    av G.i. Jones

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852559185

    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…

  • Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Malawi ? Origins and Early History of the Chewa

    Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Malawi ? Origins and Early History of the Chewa
    av Yusuf M. Juwayeyi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012548

    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…

  • The Criminalization of the State in Africa

    The Criminalization of the State in Africa
    av Jean-Francois Bayart

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852558126

    This book examines the growth of fraud and smuggling in African states, the plundering of natural resources, the privatization of state institutions, the development of an economy of plunder and the growth of private armies. It suggests that the sta…

  • The Eritrean National Service

    The Eritrean National Service
    av Gaim Kibreab

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011602

    The Eritrean National Service (ENS) lies at the core of the post-independence state, not only supplying its military, but affecting every aspect of the country's economy, its social services, its public sector and its politics. Over half the workfor…

  • The Politics of Peacemaking in Africa ? Non?State Actors` Role in the Liberian Civil War

    The Politics of Peacemaking in Africa ? Non?State Actors` Role in the Liberian Civil War
    av Babatunde Tolu Afolabi

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011572

  • A Companion to Mia Couto

    A Companion to Mia Couto
    av Grant Hamilton

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011459

    Already well-established in the Lusophone world, Mia Couto is increasingly acknowledged as a major voice in World literature. Winner of the Camões Prize for Literature in 2013, the most prestigious literary prize honouring Lusophone writers, he was…

  • The Development State

    The Development State
    av Maia Green

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011084

    How has development affected the practices of the state in Africa? How has the development state become the basis of social organisation? How do Tanzanians position themselves to obtain aid money to effect change in their personallives? Financial ai…

  • The Road to Soweto

    The Road to Soweto
    av Julian Brown

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011411

    This revisionary account of the Soweto Uprising of June 1976 and the decade preceding it transforms our understanding of what led to this crucial flashpoint of South Africa's history. Brown argues that far from there being "quiescence" following the…

  • Achebe and Friends at Umuahia

    Achebe and Friends at Umuahia
    av Terri Ochiagha

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011961

    Maps the literary awakening of the young intellectuals who became known as Nigeria's "first-generation" of postcolonial writers: Chinua Achebe, Elechi Amadi, Chike Momah, Christopher Okigbo, Chukwuemeka Ike, Gabriel Okara, Ken Saro-Wiwa and I.C. Ani…

  • General History of Africa volume 6 [pbk abridged]

    General History of Africa volume 6 [pbk abridged]
    av J.f. Ade Ajayi

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852550960

    Covers the major forces at work in African society at the beginning of the 19th century until the onset of the European scramble for colonial territory in the 1880s. This study also looks at Africa's changing role in the world economy, and the effec…

  • From Revolution to Rights in South Africa

    From Revolution to Rights in South Africa
    av Steven L. Robins

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012029

    Critics of liberalism in Europe and North America argue that a stress on 'rights talk' and identity politics has led to fragmentation, individualisation and depoliticisation. But are these developments really signs of 'the end ofpolitics'? In the po…

  • From Revolution to Rights in South Africa

    From Revolution to Rights in South Africa
    av Steven L. Robins

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012012

    Critics of liberalism in Europe and North America argue that a stress on 'rights talk' and identity politics has led to fragmentation, individualisation and depoliticisation. But are these developments really signs of 'the end ofpolitics'? In the po…

  • Circular Migration in Zimbabwe and Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa

    Circular Migration in Zimbabwe and Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa
    av Deborah Potts

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010230

    Circular migration, whereby rural migrants do not remain permanently in town, has particular significance in the academic literature on development and urbanization in Africa, often having negative connotations in southern Africanist studies due to…

  • Decolonization and Independence in Kenya, 1940-93

    Decolonization and Independence in Kenya, 1940-93
    av Bethwell A. Ogot

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852557051

    In this text, a group of Kenyan historians provide an analysis of the history of the 30 years since Kenya's independence in 1963. The first three chapters examine the transformation of the political arena from the period after World War II to the Ma…