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  • Defeating Mau Mau, Creating Kenya

    Defeating Mau Mau, Creating Kenya
    av Daniel Branch

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521113823

    This book details the devastating Mau Mau civil war fought in Kenya during the 1950s and the legacies of that conflict for the post-colonial state. As many Kikuyu fought with the colonial government as loyalists joined the Mau Mau rebellion. Focusin…

  • Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies

    Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies
    av M. Anne Pitcher

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521449625

    In Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies, M. Anne Pitcher offers an engaging new theory to explain the different trajectories of private sector development across contemporary Africa. Pitcher argues that the outcomes of economic…

  • Salt of the Desert Sun

    Salt of the Desert Sun
    av Lovejoy Paul E. Lovejoy

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521301824

    A study of the organisation of the salt industry of the Sokoto Caliphate and Borno.

  • Capital and Labour on the Kimberley Diamond Fields, 1871-1890

    Capital and Labour on the Kimberley Diamond Fields, 1871-1890
    av Robert Vicat Turrell

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521333542

    This first academic history of diamond mining in Kimberley is a major study of the beginning of South Africa’s mineral revolution. It includes the first analysis of the formation of De Beers Consolidated Mines, one of the most successful compa…

  • The Culture of Politics in Modern Kenya

    The Culture of Politics in Modern Kenya
    av Angelique Haugerud

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521470599

    Once the major success story of a troubled continent, by the early 1990s Kenya came to be regarded as its fallen star. This book challenges such images of reversal and the analytical polarities which sustain them. Based on several years of research…

  • The Culture of Politics in Modern Kenya

    The Culture of Politics in Modern Kenya
    av Angelique Haugerud

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521595902

    Once the major success story of a troubled continent, by the early 1990s Kenya came to be regarded as its fallen star. This book challenges such images of reversal and the analytical polarities which sustain them. Based on several years of research…

  • The Rise of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in Western Africa, 1300-1589

    The Rise of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in Western Africa, 1300-1589
    av Toby Green

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107014367

    The region between the river Senegal and Sierra Leone saw the first trans-Atlantic slave trade in the sixteenth century. Drawing on many new sources, Toby Green challenges current quantitative approaches to the history of the slave trade. New data o…

  • Decolonization and African Society

    Decolonization and African Society
    av Cooper Frederick Cooper

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521562515

    Large-scale comparative study of African labor and colonial policy.

  • The Borders of Race in Colonial South Africa

    The Borders of Race in Colonial South Africa
    av Robert Ross

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107042490

    This book provides a detailed narrative of the Kat River Settlement in the Eastern Cape of South Africa during the nineteenth century. The settlement was created by the British to use the Khoekhoe as a living barrier between the Cape Colony and the…

  • Transformations in Slavery

    Transformations in Slavery
    av Paul E. Lovejoy

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521780124

    This history of slavery in Africa from the fifteenth to the early twentieth century examines how indigenous African slavery developed within an international context. Professor Lovejoy discusses the medieval Islamic slave trade and the Atlantic trad…

  • Asante in the Nineteenth Century

    Asante in the Nineteenth Century
    av Ivor Wilks

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521379946

    Originally published in 1975, and reprinted with additional introductory material in 1989, this book provides an in-depth account of Asante history during the nineteenth century. The focus of the book is on the broad political development of Asante…

  • Africa in the Time of Cholera

    Africa in the Time of Cholera
    av Myron Echenberg

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107001497

    This book combines evidence from natural and social sciences to examine the impact on Africa of seven cholera pandemics since 1817, particularly the current impact of cholera on such major countries as Senegal, Angola, Mozambique, Congo, Zimbabwe an…

  • Slavery and Emancipation in Islamic East Africa

    Slavery and Emancipation in Islamic East Africa
    av Elisabeth McMahon

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107025820

    Examining the process of abolition on the island of Pemba off the East African coast in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this book demonstrates the links between emancipation and the redefinition of honour among all classes of peop…

  • Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania

    Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania
    av Emma Hunter

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107088177

    Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania is a study of the interplay of vernacular and global languages of politics in the era of decolonization in Africa. Decolonization is often understood as a moment when Western forms of political ord…

  • Slaves, Freedmen and Indentured Laborers in Colonial Mauritius

    Slaves, Freedmen and Indentured Laborers in Colonial Mauritius
    av Richard B. Allen

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521641258

    In this wide-ranging social and economic history of the island of Mauritius, from French colonization in 1721 to the beginnings of modern political life in the colony in the mid-1930s, Richard Allen brings out the importance of domestic capital form…

  • Political Identity and Conflict in Central Angola, 1975-2002

    Political Identity and Conflict in Central Angola, 1975-2002
    av Justin Pearce

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107079649

    This book examines the internal politics of the war that divided Angola for more than a quarter-century after its independence. It emphasises the Angolan people's relationship to the rival political forces that prevented the development of a united…

  • From Slavery to Aid

    From Slavery to Aid
    av Benedetta Rossi

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107119055

    From Slavery to Aid engages two major themes in African historiography, the slow death of slavery and the evolution of international development, and reveals their interrelation in the social history of the region of Ader in the Nigerien Sahel. Bene…

  • France and Islam in West Africa, 1860-1960

    France and Islam in West Africa, 1860-1960
    av Harrison Christopher Harrison

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521352307

    A major contribution to the social, political and intellectual history of the French West African Federation.

  • Colonizing Consent

    Colonizing Consent
    av Elizabeth Thornberry

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108472807

    Elizabeth Thornberry uses historical evidence to shed light on South Africa's contemporary epidemic of sexual violence. Drawing on over a thousand cases from a diverse set of courts, Thornberry reconstructs the history of rape in South Africa's East…

  • Transformation and Continuity in Revolutionary Ethiopia

    Transformation and Continuity in Revolutionary Ethiopia
    av Christopher S. Clapham

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521334419

    This pioneering study was first published in 1988. It examines the effects of revolution on one of Africa's largest states. Christopher Clapham traces the continuities between revolutionary Ethiopia and the development of a centralised Ethiopian sta…

  • Colonial Buganda and the End of Empire

    Colonial Buganda and the End of Empire
    av Jonathon L. Earle

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108417051

    Colonial Buganda was one of the most important and richly documented kingdoms in East Africa. In this book, Jonathon L. Earle offers the first global intellectual history of the Kingdom, using a series of case studies, interviews and previously inac…

  • Africans

    Africans
    av John Iliffe

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521864381

    In a vast and all-embracing study of Africa, from the origins of mankind to the AIDS epidemic, John Iliffe refocuses its history on the peopling of an environmentally hostile continent. Africans have been pioneers struggling against disease and natu…

  • H. C. Bankole-Bright and Politics in Colonial Sierra Leone, 1919-1958

    H. C. Bankole-Bright and Politics in Colonial Sierra Leone, 1919-1958
    av Akintola Wyse

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521365154

    This substantial and thoroughly documented book is a political biography of an important figure in Sierra Leone. It is also a comment on two of the major themes of the country’s history - the relations between the Colony (Krio society) and the…

  • Smugglers and Saints of the Sahara

    Smugglers and Saints of the Sahara
    av Judith Scheele

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107022126

    Smugglers and Saints of the Sahara describes life on and around the contemporary border between Algeria and Mali, exploring current developments in a broad historical and socioeconomic context. Basing her findings on long-term fieldwork with trading…

  • Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa

    Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa
    av Martin A. Klein

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521593243

    Martin Klein’s eagerly awaited book is a history of slaves during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in three former French colonies. It investigates the changing nature of local slavery over time, and the evolving French attitudes towards…

  • Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa

    Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa
    av Martin A. Klein

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521596787

    Martin Klein’s eagerly awaited book is a history of slaves during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in three former French colonies. It investigates the changing nature of local slavery over time, and the evolving French attitudes towards…

  • Senegambia and the Atlantic Slave Trade

    Senegambia and the Atlantic Slave Trade
    av Boubacar Barry

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521592260

    Boubacar Barry is one of the leading figures in West African historiography. His authoritative study of 400 years of Senegambian history is unrivalled in its detailed grasp of published and unpublished materials. Taking as its subject the vast area…

  • Commerce and Economic Change in West Africa

    Commerce and Economic Change in West Africa
    av Martin Lynn

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521590747

    A key theme in the West African trading system of the nineteenth century is the transition from the slave trade to 'legitimate' commerce, and its significance for the African societies of the region. In this period of transition, trade in palm oil w…

  • Making Citizens in Africa

    Making Citizens in Africa
    av Lahra Smith

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107035317

    Smith argues that citizenship creation and expansion is a pivotal part of political contestation in Africa today. Citizenship is a powerful analytical tool to approach political life in contemporary Africa because the institutional and structural re…

  • Horn and Crescent

    Horn and Crescent
    av Pouwels Randall L. Pouwels

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521323086

    A major historical study of Islam among the Swahili.

  • A South African Kingdom

    A South African Kingdom
    av Elizabeth A. Eldredge

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521440677

    The Basotho kingdom emerged and consolidated in the dramatic and dangerous environment of nineteenth-century South Africa. In this 2003 book, Elizabeth Eldredge provides a rich description of local agriculture, iron-working and craft industries, bri…

  • West African Slavery and Atlantic Commerce

    West African Slavery and Atlantic Commerce
    av James F. Searing

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521440837

    West African societies were transformed by the slave trade, even in regions where few slaves were exported. While many books have been written on the import and export trade and on warrior predation, Dr Searing’s concern is with the effects of…

  • Islam and Social Change in French West Africa

    Islam and Social Change in French West Africa
    av Sean Hanretta

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521899710

    Exploring the history and religious community of a group of Muslim Sufi mystics in colonial French West Africa, this study shows the relationship between religious, social and economic change in the region. It highlights the role that intellectuals…

  • An Economic History of Imperial Madagascar, 1750-1895

    An Economic History of Imperial Madagascar, 1750-1895
    av Gwyn Campbell

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521839358

    The first comprehensive economic history of pre-colonial Madagascar, this study examines the island’s role from 1750 to 1895 in the context of a burgeoning international economy and the rise of modern European imperialism. Challenging conventi…

  • Kingship and State

    Kingship and State
    av Christopher Wrigley

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521473705

    The precolonial kingdom of Buganda, nucleus of the present Uganda state, has long attracted scholarly interest. Since written records are lacking entirely until l862, historians have had to rely on oral traditions that were recorded from the end of…

  • Misreading the African Landscape

    Misreading the African Landscape
    av James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, James Fairhead

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521563536

  • The Eritrean Struggle for Independence

    The Eritrean Struggle for Independence
    av Ruth Iyob

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521595919

    Eritrea, the newest nation state in Africa, gained independence from the Ethiopian state after a prolonged and bitter conflict. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of the country’s political history over the past three decades. It ex…

  • The Eritrean Struggle for Independence

    The Eritrean Struggle for Independence
    av Ruth Iyob

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521473279

    Eritrea, the newest nation state in Africa, gained independence from the Ethiopian state after a prolonged and bitter conflict. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of the country’s political history over the past three decades. It ex…

  • Africans

    Africans
    av John Iliffe

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107198326

    In a vast and all-embracing study of Africa, from the origins of mankind to the present day, John Iliffe refocuses its history on the peopling of an environmentally hostile continent. Africans have been pioneers struggling against disease and nature…

  • State and Society in Pre-colonial Asante

    State and Society in Pre-colonial Asante
    av T. C. McCaskie

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521410090

    Scholarship on the West African kingdom of Asante is at the leading edge of Africanist research. In this book, T. C. McCaskie gives a detailed and richly nuanced historical portrait of pre-colonial Asante. His delineation of state and society in the…

  • Peasant Revolution in Ethiopia

    Peasant Revolution in Ethiopia
    av John Young

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521591980

    In the wake of the overthrow of the Haile-Selassie regime in Ethiopia in 1974 and the coming to power of the military, a number of opposition forces launched insurrections. But only one movement, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) tri…

  • Industrialisation and Trade Union Organization in South Africa, 1924-1955

    Industrialisation and Trade Union Organization in South Africa, 1924-1955
    av Jon Lewis

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521263122

    This major 1984 study of South African trade unionism traces the history of the South African Trades and Labour Council (TLC) from its origins in the 1920s to its demise in the early 1950s. The book focuses on South Africa's secondary industrialisat…

  • National Liberation in Postcolonial Southern Africa

    National Liberation in Postcolonial Southern Africa
    av Christian A. Williams

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107099340

    This book traces the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) across its three decades in exile through rich, local histories of the camps where Namibian exiles lived in Tanzania, Zambia, and Angola. Christian A. Williams highlights how diffe…

  • The Politics of Harmony

    The Politics of Harmony
    av Laurel L. Rose

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521392969

    Laurel Rose analyses how traditional ruling elites in Swaziland, as in other parts of Africa, use harmony ideologies to downplay and resolve land disputes. Such disputes could be used by foreign development agents or indigenous new élites as justifi…

  • Wa and the Wala

    Wa and the Wala
    av Ivor Wilks

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521362108

    In the late seventeenth century Wala emerged as a small state in what is now northwestern Ghana. Its creation involved on the one hand warrior groups of Mande, Dagomba and Mamprusi origins, and on the other hand scholars from the centres of Muslim l…

  • Wa and the Wala

    Wa and the Wala
    av Ivor Wilks

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521894340

    In the late seventeenth century Wala emerged as a small state in what is now northwestern Ghana. Its creation involved on the one hand warrior groups of Mande, Dagomba and Mamprusi origins, and on the other hand scholars from the centres of Muslim l…

  • The Struggle over State Power in Zimbabwe

    The Struggle over State Power in Zimbabwe
    av George Karekwaivanane

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107190207

    The establishment of legal institutions was a key part of the process of state construction in Africa, and these institutions have played a crucial role in the projection of state authority across space. This is especially the case in colonial and p…

  • From Africa to Brazil

    From Africa to Brazil
    av Walter Hawthorne

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521764094

    From Africa to Brazil traces the flows of enslaved Africans from the broad region of Africa called Upper Guinea to Amazonia, Brazil. These two regions, though separated by an ocean, were made one by a slave route. Walter Hawthorne considers why plan…

  • Witchcraft and Colonial Rule in Kenya, 1900-1955

    Witchcraft and Colonial Rule in Kenya, 1900-1955
    av Katherine Luongo

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107012189

    Focusing on colonial Kenya, this book shows how conflicts between state authorities and Africans over witchcraft-related crimes provided an important space in which the meanings of justice, law and order in the empire were debated. Katherine Luongo…

  • The Value of Disorder

    The Value of Disorder
    av Julien Brachet

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108428330

    Despite being central to the development of Saharan regional connectivity, northern Chad has been closed to researchers since the late 1960s and thus remains virtually unknown to scholarship. Based on long-term fieldwork, The Value of Disorder is an…

  • Volkskapitalisme

    Volkskapitalisme
    av Dan O'Meara

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521242851

  • Palm Oil and Protest

    Palm Oil and Protest
    av Susan M. Martin

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521343763

    The Ngwa region lies in the heart of the Nigerian palm belt. Palm oil is one of the oldest foodstuffs of the region and has also been an export crop, produced mainly by women, from the early nineteenth century to the present day. This 1988 book desc…

  • Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda

    Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda
    av Timothy Longman

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521191395

    Although Rwanda is among the most Christian countries in Africa, in the 1994 genocide, church buildings became the primary killing grounds. To explain why so many Christians participated in the violence, this book looks at the history of Christian e…

  • The Southern Marches of Imperial Ethiopia

    The Southern Marches of Imperial Ethiopia
    av Donald L. Donham, Wendy James, Donald L. Donham

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521322379

    This international collection of essays offers a new approach to the understanding of imperial Ethiopia, out of which the present state was created by the 1974 revolution. After the 1880s, Abyssinia, under Menilek II, expanded its ancient heartland…