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  • Foundations of an African Civilisation

    Foundations of an African Civilisation
    av David W. Phillipson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010889

    This well-illustrated book provides an up-to-date survey of a key period in the history of northern Ethiopia and south-central Eritrea. It is accessible to the general reader, but its comprehensive references and guidance to controversies and resear…

  • Pastoralism and Politics in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia

    Pastoralism and Politics in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia
    av Gunther Schlee

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010360

    Focuses on pastoralism, politics, policies and development in northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia. It is based on anthropological field research over a period of thirty-four years and attempts a synthesis of historical findingsand political anthrop…

  • Pastoralism and Politics in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia

    Pastoralism and Politics in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia
    av Gunther Schlee

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011299

    This study, based on anthropological field research over a period of thirty-four years, focuses on pastoralism, politics, policies and development in northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia. The authors present a detailed ethnographic view of recent ev…

  • Borders and Borderlands as Resources in the Horn of Africa

    Borders and Borderlands as Resources in the Horn of Africa
    av Dereje Feyissa

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011336

    State borders are more than barriers. They structure social, economic and political spaces and as such provide opportunities as well as obstacles for the communities straddling both sides of the border. This book deals with the conduits and opportun…

  • Borders and Borderlands as Resources in the Horn of Africa

    Borders and Borderlands as Resources in the Horn of Africa
    av Dereje Feyissa

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010186

    State borders are more than barriers. They structure social, economic and political spaces and as such provide opportunities as well as obstacles for the communities straddling both sides of the border. This book deals with the conduits and opportun…

  • Disrupting Territories

    Disrupting Territories
    av Joerg Gertel

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010544

    Nowhere has a range of case studies of Sudan been brought together in a single volume. Given the concern with the growing number and complexity of conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan there is a significant readership in academic circles and from thos…

  • 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…

  • Ethiopian Warriorhood

    Ethiopian Warriorhood
    av Tsehai Berhane-selassi

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011916

    Today best known for their role in defending Ethiopia from Italian invasion 1935-41, chewa warriors protected Ethiopia for centuries. Yet, depicted by some 19th-century Western observers as little more than "a horde" of warmongers, and later suppres…

  • Land, Governance, Conflict and the Nuba of Sudan

    Land, Governance, Conflict and the Nuba of Sudan
    av Guma Kunda Komey

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010261

    The conventional perspective on Sudan's recent civil war (1983-2005) - one of the longest and most complex conflicts in Africa - emphasises ethnicity as the main cause. This study, on the contrary, identifies the land factor as aroot cause that is c…

  • The Quest for Socialist Utopia

    The Quest for Socialist Utopia
    av Bahru Zewde

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010858

    In the second half of the 1960s and the early 1970s, the Ethiopian student movement emerged from rather innocuous beginnings to become the major opposition force against the imperial regime in Ethiopia, contributing perhaps more than any other facto…

  • The Quest for Socialist Utopia

    The Quest for Socialist Utopia
    av Bahru Zewde

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011640

    Finalist for the Bethwell A. Ogot Book Prize to the author of the best book on East African Studies, 2015. In the second half of the 1960s and the early 1970s, the Ethiopian student movement became the major oppositionforce against the imperial regi…

  • The Mission of Apolo Kivebulaya

    The Mission of Apolo Kivebulaya
    av Ms. Emma Wild-Wood

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012463

    Apolo Kivebulaya was a practitioner of indigenous religion and a Muslim before he became in 1895 a Christian missionary from Buganda to Toro and Ituri. He is still admired as a churchman and missionary in the Anglican churches ofUganda, Congo, Tanza…

  • Ploughing New Ground

    Ploughing New Ground
    av Getnet Bekele

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011749

    Winner of the Bethwell A. Ogot Book Prize to the author of the best book on East African Studies, 2018. In October 2016, the Ethiopian administration declared a State of Emergency in response to anti-Government demonstrations and mass riots. While t…

  • Gender, Home & Identity

    Gender, Home & Identity
    av Katarzyna Grabska

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010995

    Joint Winner of the Amaury Talbot Prize for African Anthropology 2014 How and where did returning Nuer refugees make their 'homes' in southern Sudan? How were gender relations and identity redefined as a result of war, displacement and return to pos…

  • Eritrea

    Eritrea
    av Gaim Kibreab

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010087

    Eritrean independence under the Eritrean People's Liberation Front (now the People's Front for Democracy and Justice) became an international cause celebre during the 1980s. Eritrea was the first African nation to gain independence in the post-colon…

  • War and the Politics of Identity in Ethiopia

    War and the Politics of Identity in Ethiopia
    av Kjetil Tronvoll

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847016126

    Images of war, narratives of suffering and notions of ethnicity are intrinsically linked to Western perceptions of Africa. Filtered through a mostly international media the information of African wars is confined to narrow categories of explanation…

  • Living Terraces in Ethiopia

    Living Terraces in Ethiopia
    av Elizabeth E. Watson

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010056

    Terraced agricultural landscapes in Africa are remarkable feats of human engineering and social organization, enabling the conservation of soil and water and the cultivation of food. Indigenous terraced landscapes are all the morevaluable because th…

  • Ethiopia

    Ethiopia
    av John Markakis

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010339

    Provides the gist of one scholar's knowledge of this country acquired over several decades. The author of numerous works on Ethiopia, Markakis presents here an overarching, concise historical profile of a momentous effort to integrate a multicultura…

  • Ethiopia

    Ethiopia
    av John Markakis

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010742

    Provides the gist of one scholar's knowledge of this country acquired over several decades. The author of numerous works on Ethiopia, Markakis presents here an overarching, concise historical profile of a momentous effort to integrate a multicultura…

  • The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa

    The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa
    av Kidane Mengisteab

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012470

    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…

  • The Oromo and the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia

    The Oromo and the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia
    av Mohammed Mohammed Hassen

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011176

    This revisionary account of the Oromo people and the Christian kingdom of Ethiopia transforms our perception of the country's development, rebutting the common depiction of the Oromo as no more than a destructive force and demonstrating their signif…

  • The Oromo and the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia

    The Oromo and the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia
    av Mohammed Mohammed Hassen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011619

    This revisionary account of the Oromo people and the Christian kingdom of Ethiopia transforms our perception of the country's development, rebutting the common depiction of the Oromo as no more than a destructive force and demonstrating their signif…

  • Tanzanian Development

    Tanzanian Development
    av David Potts

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011978

    Over the past thirty years, in common with a number of other Sub-Saharan African countries, Tanzania has experienced a period of painful adjustment followed by relatively rapid and stable economic growth. However the extent of progress on poverty re…

  • Regional Integration, Identity and Citizenship in the Greater Horn of Africa

    Regional Integration, Identity and Citizenship in the Greater Horn of Africa
    av Kidane Mengisteab

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010582

    The Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) is engulfed by three interrelated crises: various inter-state wars, civil wars, and inter-communal conflicts; an economic crisis manifested in widespread debilitating poverty, chronic food insecurity and famines; and…

  • Land Tenure Security

    Land Tenure Security
    av Svein Ege

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012241

    The land issue, as in other parts of Africa, dominates life in Ethiopia, where agriculture accounts for 80 per cent of employment, but despite land reform, progress seems out of reach for many. Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork in northern…

  • Women's Land Rights and Privatization in Eastern Africa

    Women's Land Rights and Privatization in Eastern Africa
    av Birgit Englert

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847016119

    This volume focuses on the impact on women's land rights from the contemporary drive towards the formulation and implementation of land tenure reforms which aim primarily at the private registration of land. It is solidly groundedin the findings fro…

  • Islam and Ethnicity in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia

    Islam and Ethnicity in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia
    av Gunther Schlee

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010469

    The recent ethnic violence in Kenya has been preceded by a process of territorialization and politicization of ethnicity. This study examines a marginalized part of Kenya, the semi-arid north inhabited by pastoralists of three language groups - spea…

  • Lost Nationalism

    Lost Nationalism
    av Elena Vezzadini

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012098

    Winner of the African Studies Association 2016 Bethwell A. Ogot Book Prize The 1924 Revolution was a watershed in Sudanese history, the first episode of anti-colonial resistance in which a nationalist ideology was explicitly used, and part of a glob…

  • Lost Nationalism

    Lost Nationalism
    av Elena Vezzadini

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011152

    The 1924 Revolution was a watershed in Sudanese history, the first episode of anti-colonial resistance in which a nationalist ideology was explicitly used, and part of a global wave of anti-colonial movements after the First WorldWar that can be see…

  • Remaking Mutirikwi

    Remaking Mutirikwi
    av Joost Fontein

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011121

    The Mutirikwi river was dammed in the early 1960s to make Zimbabwe's second largest lake. This was a key moment in the Europeanisation of Mutirikwi's landscapes, which had begun with colonial land appropriations in the 1890s. ButAfrican landscapes w…

  • Remaking Mutirikwi

    Remaking Mutirikwi
    av Joost Fontein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012111

    Finalist for the African Studies Association 2016 Melville J. Herskovits Award The Mutirikwi river was dammed in the early 1960s to make Zimbabwe's second largest lake. This was a key moment in the Europeanisation of Mutirikwi's landscapes, which ha…

  • Women, Land and Justice in Tanzania

    Women, Land and Justice in Tanzania
    av Helen Dancer

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011138

    Recent decades have seen a wave of land law reforms across Africa, in the context of a "land rush" and land-grabbing. But how has this been enacted on the ground and, in particular, how have women experienced this? This book seeksto re-orientate cur…

  • Hawks and Doves in Sudan's Armed Conflict

    Hawks and Doves in Sudan's Armed Conflict
    av Suad M.e. Musa

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011756

    WINNER OF THE 2019 AIDOO-SNYDER BOOK PRIZE Al-Hakkamat Baggara women hold an instrumental position in rural Sudan, wielding agency, social and political power. This book uncovers their significant, but widely overlooked, role during the war in Darfu…

  • Hawks and Doves in Sudan's Armed Conflict

    Hawks and Doves in Sudan's Armed Conflict
    av Suad M.e. Musa

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012654

    WINNER OF THE 2019 AIDOO-SNYDER BOOK PRIZE Al-Hakkamat Baggara women hold an instrumental position in rural Sudan, wielding agency, social and political power. This book uncovers their significant, but widely overlooked, role during the war in Darfu…

  • Moving People in Ethiopia

    Moving People in Ethiopia
    av Alula Pankhurst

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847016133

    Development worldwide has increasingly involved displacement. Ethiopia is no exception; population displacement resulting from development as well as conflict, drought and conservation has been on the increase since the 1960s. Therecent history of c…

  • The African Garrison State

    The African Garrison State
    av Kjetil Tronvoll

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011671

    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 examine…

  • 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…

  • Resurrecting Cannibals

    Resurrecting Cannibals
    av Heike Behrend

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010391

    This book explores cannibalism, food, eating and being eaten in its many variations. It deals with people who feel threatened by cannibals, churches who combat cannibals and anthropologists who find themselves suspected of being cannibals. It descri…

  • Nairobi in the Making

    Nairobi in the Making
    av Constance Smith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012333

    What does it mean to make a life in an African city today? How do ordinary Africans, surrounded by collapsing urban infrastructures and amid fantastical promises of hypermodern, globalised futures, try to ensure a place for themselves in the city's…

  • Dealing with Government in South Sudan

    Dealing with Government in South Sudan
    av Cherry Leonardi

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010674

    South Sudan became Africa's newest nation in 2011, following decades of armed conflict. Chiefs - or 'traditional authorities' - became a particular focus of attention during the international relief effort and post-war reconstruction and state-build…

  • Dealing with Government in South Sudan

    Dealing with Government in South Sudan
    av Cherry Leonardi

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011145

    The creation of Africa's newest state, South Sudan, in 2011, involved national and international recognition of "traditional authorities", or chiefs. Chiefship has often been misunderstood to be a timeless or non-state institution, but this book arg…

  • Sports & Modernity in Late Imperial Ethiopia

    Sports & Modernity in Late Imperial Ethiopia

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012920

    Sport in Ethiopia was always more than a means of useful recreation. It was also a way to enjoy and define fun, as new modes of behaviour emerged that showed what it meant to be a modern man or woman. This book is the first academic study of the his…

  • Kamba Proverbs from Eastern Kenya

    Kamba Proverbs from Eastern Kenya
    av Jeremiah M. Kitunda

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012807

    Not simply relics of the past, proverbs are an oral tradition containing historical and anthropological knowledge missing from conventional sources, and as micro-histories, provide a valuable source for the reconstruction of the manners, characteris…

  • 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-…

  • 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…

  • The Struggle for Land and Justice in Kenya

    The Struggle for Land and Justice in Kenya
    av Ambreena Manji

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012555

    Finalist for the African Studies Association's 2021 Best Book Prize Why, despite the introduction of new land laws beginning in 2012, has there been an increase in land grabbing in Kenya? Why has legislation failed to address long standing grievance…

  • After the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan

    After the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan
    av Elke Grawert

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010223

    After a long process of peace negotiations the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was signed on 9 January 2005 between the Government of Sudan (GOS) and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A). The CPA raised initialhopes that it would…

  • Land, Migration and Belonging

    Land, Migration and Belonging
    av Joseph Mujere

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012166

    Tracing the history of the Basotho, a small mainly Christianised community of evangelists working for the Dutch Reformed Church, this book examines the challenges faced by minority ethnic groups in colonial Zimbabwe and how they tried to strike a ba…

  • The State of Post-conflict Reconstruction

    The State of Post-conflict Reconstruction
    av Naseem Badiey

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010940

    Naseem Badiey examines the local dynamics of the emerging capital city of Juba, Southern Sudan, during the historically pivotal transition period following the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). Focusing on the intersections of land tenure re…