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  • Slavery, Memory and Religion in Southeastern Ghana, c.1850-Present
    863 kr

    Slavery, Memory and Religion in Southeastern Ghana, c.1850-Present
    av Meera Venkatachalam

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107108271
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    Based on a decade of fieldwork in southeastern Ghana and analysis of secondary sources, this book aims to reconstruct the religious history of the Anlo-Ewe peoples from the 1850s. In particular, it focuses on a corpus of rituals collectively known a…

  • Slavery, Memory and Religion in Southeastern Ghana, c.1850-Present
    326 kr

    Slavery, Memory and Religion in Southeastern Ghana, c.1850-Present
    av Meera Venkatachalam

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107519169
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    Based on a decade of fieldwork in southeastern Ghana and analysis of secondary sources, this book aims to reconstruct the religious history of the Anlo-Ewe peoples from the 1850s. In particular, it focuses on a corpus of rituals collectively known a…

  • In Search of Gender Justice
    924 kr

    In Search of Gender Justice
    av Jessica Johnson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108473705
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    What might gender justice look like in matrilineal Malawi? Ideas about gender and human rights have exerted considerable influence over African policy makers and civil society organisations in recent years, and Malawi is no exception. There, concert…

  • Inside African Anthropology
    352 kr

    Inside African Anthropology

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108453172
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    Inside African Anthropology offers an incisive biography of the life and work of South Africa's foremost social anthropologist, Monica Hunter Wilson. By exploring her main fieldwork and intellectual projects in southern Africa between the 1920s and…

  • Radio Soundings
    924 kr

    Radio Soundings
    av Liz Gunner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108470643
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    Zulu Radio in South Africa is one of the most far-reaching and influential media in the region, currently attracting around 6.67 million listeners daily. While the public and political role of radio is well-established, what is less understood is ho…

  • Radio Soundings
    278 kr

    Radio Soundings
    av Liz Gunner

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108456357
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    Zulu Radio in South Africa is one of the most far-reaching and influential media in the region, currently attracting around 6.67 million listeners daily. While the public and political role of radio is well-established, what is less understood is ho…

  • Coastal Sierra Leone
    924 kr

    Coastal Sierra Leone
    av Jennifer Diggins

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108471169
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    Against the backdrop of a threadbare post-war state and a global marine ecology in treacherous decline, Jennifer Diggins offers a dynamic account of post-war Sierra Leone, through the examination of a precarious frontier economy and those who depend…

  • Race for Education
    234 kr

    Race for Education
    av Mark Hunter

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108727631
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    Following the end of apartheid in 1994, the ANC government placed education at the centre of its plans to build a nonracial and more equitable society. Yet, by the 2010s a wave of student protests voiced demands for decolonised and affordable educat…

  • Race for Education
    732 kr

    Race for Education
    av Mark Hunter

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108480529
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    Following the end of apartheid in 1994, the ANC government placed education at the centre of its plans to build a nonracial and more equitable society. Yet, by the 2010s a wave of student protests voiced demands for decolonised and affordable educat…

  • Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms
    802 kr

    Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms
    av Maxim Bolt

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107111226
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    During the Zimbabwean crisis, millions crossed through the apartheid-era border fence, searching for ways to make ends meet. Maxim Bolt explores the lives of Zimbabwean migrant labourers, of settled black farm workers and their dependants, and of wh…

  • Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms
    280 kr

    Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms
    av Maxim Bolt

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107527836
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    During the Zimbabwean crisis, millions crossed through the apartheid-era border fence, searching for ways to make ends meet. Maxim Bolt explores the lives of Zimbabwean migrant labourers, of settled black farm workers and their dependants, and of wh…

  • The Middle Class in Mozambique
    924 kr

    The Middle Class in Mozambique
    av Jason Sumich

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108472883
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    In recent years, the growth of a middle class has been a key feature of the 'Africa Rising' narrative. Here, Sumich explores the formation of this middle class in Mozambique, answering questions about the basis of the class system and the social ord…

  • From War to Peace on the Mozambique-Malawi Borderland
    389 kr

    From War to Peace on the Mozambique-Malawi Borderland
    av Harry Englund

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748615773
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    From War to Peace on the Mozambique-Malawi Borderland is the first full-length ethnography to tell villagers' stories from war to peace in Mozambique. Extended case studies of particular villages and families on the Mozambique-Malawi borderland form…

  • Ranching and Enterprise in Eastern Botswana
    384 kr

    Ranching and Enterprise in Eastern Botswana
    av Isaac Ncube Mazonde

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748604678
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    While Botswana's economic development has been extraordinary, little is known about how different social groups have adapted to the new economic opportunitites, This conmprehensive account studies a key group of the new entrepreneurs - the ranchers.…

  • Witchcraft and a Life in the New South Africa
    268 kr

    Witchcraft and a Life in the New South Africa
    av Isak Niehaus

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108442695
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    Witchcraft and a Life in the New South Africa reconstructs the biography of an ordinary South African, Jimmy Mohale. Born in 1964, Jimmy came of age in rural South Africa during apartheid, then studied at university and worked as a teacher during th…

  • Islamic And Caste Knowledge Practices Among Haalpulaar'en In Senegal
    356 kr

    Islamic And Caste Knowledge Practices Among Haalpulaar'en In Senegal
    av Roy M. Dilley

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748619900
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    This book examines in historical perspective the hitherto little-studied relationship between Islam and caste among the Haalpulaaren of Senegal. The Islamic uprising of the 1770s, which established a class of Islamic clerics in positions of authorit…

  • Philosophising in Mombasa
    946 kr

    Philosophising in Mombasa
    av Kai Kresse

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748627868
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    Philosophising in Mombasa provides an approach to the anthropological study of philosophical discourses in the Swahili context of Mombasa, Kenya. In this historically established Muslim environment, at the dawn of the twenty-first century, philosoph…

  • Beyond the State in Rural Uganda
    1.074 kr

    Beyond the State in Rural Uganda
    av Ben Jones

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748635184
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    In this innovative study, Ben Jones argues that scholars too often assume that the state is the most important force behind change in local political communities in Africa. Studies look to the state, and to the impact of government reforms, as ways…

  • Beyond the State in Rural Uganda
    334 kr

    Beyond the State in Rural Uganda
    av Ben Jones

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748635191
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    In this innovative study, Ben Jones argues that scholars too often assume that the state is the most important force behind change in local political communities in Africa. Studies look to the state, and to the impact of government reforms, as ways…

  • Salafism in Nigeria
    802 kr

    Salafism in Nigeria
    av Alexander Thurston

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107157439
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    The spectre of Boko Haram and its activities in Nigeria dominates both media and academic analysis of Islam in the region. But, as Alexander Thurston argues here, beyond the sensational headlines this group generates, the dynamics of Muslim life in…

  • Salafism in Nigeria
    340 kr

    Salafism in Nigeria
    av Alexander Thurston

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316610190
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    The spectre of Boko Haram and its activities in Nigeria dominates both media and academic analysis of Islam in the region. But, as Alexander Thurston argues here, beyond the sensational headlines this group generates, the dynamics of Muslim life in…

  • Death in Abeyance
    467 kr

    Death in Abeyance
    av Christopher O. Davis

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748613052
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    This is a comprehensive survey, in both its theory and its practice, of the Tabwa who live on the western shore of Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of Congo (fomerly Zaire). The following topics are covered: concepts of the body and of ill…

  • Obafemi Awolowo and the Making of Remo
    891 kr

    Obafemi Awolowo and the Making of Remo
    av Insa Nolte

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748638956
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    This book examines the evolution of a distinctive Yoruba community, Remo, and the central role played in this process by the Remo-born Nationalist and Yoruba leader Obafemi Awolowo (1909-87). Since the Nineteenth Century, popular participation has p…

  • Population and Progress in a Yoruba Town
    432 kr

    Population and Progress in a Yoruba Town
    av Elisha P. Renne

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748618156
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    This study of local perceptions of population and development in a rural southwestern Nigerian town questions some of the underlying assumptions of the demographic theory of fertility transition. Fertility transition theory and modernisation theory…

  • Masquerades of Modernity
    1.012 kr

    Masquerades of Modernity

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748633197
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    How do those on the margins of modernity face the challenges of globalization? This book demonstrates that secrecy is one of the means by which a society on the fringe of modernity produces itself as locality. Focusing on initiation rituals, masked…

  • The Politics of Religious Change on the Upper Guinea Coast
    1.000 kr

    The Politics of Religious Change on the Upper Guinea Coast
    av Ramon Sarro

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748635153
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    The Politics of Religious Change on the Upper Guinea Coast offers an in-depth analysis of an iconoclastic religious movement initiated by a Muslim preacher among coastal Baga farmers in the French colonial period. With an ethnographic approach that…

  • Islam, Youth, and Modernity in the Gambia
    268 kr

    Islam, Youth, and Modernity in the Gambia
    av Marloes Janson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108403863
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    This monograph deals with the sweeping emergence of the Tablighi Jama'at - a transnational Islamic missionary movement that has its origins in the reformist tradition that emerged in India in the mid-nineteenth century - in the Gambia in the past de…

  • Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City
    1.012 kr

    Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City
    av Charles Gore

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748633166
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    This book explores the roles of contemporary urban shrines and their visual traditions in Benin City. It focuses on the charismatic priests and priestesses who are possessed by a pantheon of deities, the communities of devotees, and the artists who…

  • Doing Business in Cameroon
    924 kr

    Doing Business in Cameroon
    av Jose-Maria Munoz

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108428996
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    From the mid-1980s to the early 2000s, images of crisis and reform dominated talk of Cameroon's economy. Doing Business in Cameroon examines the aftermath of that period of turbulence and unpredictability in the northern city of Ngaoundere. Taking t…