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  • Language in South Africa

    Language in South Africa

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521791052

    This is a comprehensive and wide-ranging 2002 guide to language and society in South Africa. As the authors demonstrate, the South African context offers a treasure trove of data and examples for linguistic and sociolinguistic study. The book survey…

  • Doing Business in Cameroon

    Doing Business in Cameroon
    av Jose-Maria Munoz

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108428996

    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…

  • The Conquest of Western Sudan

    The Conquest of Western Sudan
    av A.S. Kanya-Forstner

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521103725

    This book describes how, at the end of the nineteenth century, France came to govern large areas of the West African interior. French rule in the Western Sudan developed as a result of military expansion and the influence with which the officers wit…

  • Before HIV

    Before HIV
    av Shane Doyle

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197265338

    This book addresses two of the most important questions in modern African history: the causes of rapid population growth, and the origins of the HIV pandemic. It examines three societies on the Uganda-Tanzania border whose distinctive histories shed…

  • The Gospel on the Banks of the Niger

    The Gospel on the Banks of the Niger
    av Samuel Crowther

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108011846

    This 1859 publication contains the journals kept by Samuel Crowther (who in 1864 became the first African bishop of the Anglican church) and John Christopher Taylor during their respective missions to the banks of the Niger in 1857 and 1858. Crowthe…

  • Eclipse of Empire

    Eclipse of Empire
    av D. A. Low

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521457545

    The middle decades of the twentieth century witnessed the great dramas of the ending of Western imperial rule in Africa and Asia. A series of nationalist onslaughts was launched against the British Empire and these greatly reshaped the modern world.…

  • Medieval Nubia

    Medieval Nubia
    av Giovanni Roberto Ruffini

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199891634

    Among the few surviving archaeological sites from the medieval Christian kingdom of Nubia-located in present day Sudan-Qasr Ibrim is unique in a number of ways. It is the only site in Lower Nubia that remained above water after the completion of the…

  • Liberia and Sierra Leone

    Liberia and Sierra Leone
    av Christopher Clapham

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521099806

    Very similar in some ways, but strikingly different in others, Sierra Leone and Liberia have an obvious appeal for comparative analysis. They share the legacy of foundation by immigrants of African descent and the juxtaposition of these with indigen…

  • The Suez Canal

    The Suez Canal
    av Ferdinand de Lesseps

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108026420

    In the early 1850s the French diplomat and engineer Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805-1894) revived earlier French plans to build a canal through the Isthmus of Suez. He saw the immense benefits such a canal would bring, reducing by 3000 miles the distance…

  • Handbook of Frontier Markets

    Handbook of Frontier Markets

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128037768

    Handbook of Frontier Markets: The European and African Evidence provides novel insights from academic perspectives about the behavior of investors and prices in several frontier markets. It explores finance issues usually reserved for developed and…

  • Criminal Law in South Africa: Criminal Law in South Africa

    Criminal Law in South Africa: Criminal Law in South Africa
    av Robin Palmer

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199046669

    Criminal Law in South Africa, second edition, offers a clear, comprehensive and practical explanation of the principles of criminal law in South Africa. The text addresses the general principles of criminal law, as well as the elements of specific c…

  • In i Karoo och bortom

    In i Karoo och bortom
    av Mats Röyter

    Danskt band - 2014 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789175175928

    Pieter lever i en tid då det gamla Sydafrika omvandlas och nya villkor skapas. Efter att ha förlorat sitt arbete lämnar han hem och familj och ger sig ut i ett Sydafrika som är hemland för så många olika folk och kulturer. Han konfronteras med en ti…

  • The Baganda

    The Baganda
    av John Roscoe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108031394

    Missionary and amateur anthropologist John Roscoe (1861-1932) published this account of the Baganda tribe of Buganda in 1911, to preserve a record of a sophisticated people before their cultural traditions were undermined as their territory became p…

  • Stjärnkrogar och favoritrestauranger i Sydafrika : en kulinarisk restaurang- och reseguide för Kapstadens vindistrikt

    Stjärnkrogar och favoritrestauranger i Sydafrika : en kulinarisk restaurang- och reseguide för Kapstadens vindistrikt
    av Samira Wingårdh-Waenerlund, Björn Waenerlund

    Inbunden - 2008 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789163331954

    Stjärnkrogar och favoritrestauranger i Sydafrika är den perfekta guideboken för dig som i verkligheten eller i fantasin vill resa runt i Kapstadens vindistrikt och njuta av god mat och gott vin. Författarparet, som själva bor i Kapstadens vindistrik…

  • The Forgotten Diaspora

    The Forgotten Diaspora
    av Peter A. Mark

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107667464

    This book traces the history of early seventeenth-century Portuguese Sephardic traders who settled in two communities on Senegal's Petite Cote. There, they lived as public Jews, under the spiritual guidance of a rabbi sent by the newly established P…

  • Urban Poverty and Party Populism in African Democracies

    Urban Poverty and Party Populism in African Democracies
    av Danielle Resnick

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108453165

    When and why do the urban poor vote for opposition parties in Africa's electoral democracies? The strategies used by political parties to incorporate the urban poor into the political arena provide a key answer to this question. This book explores a…

  • Urban Poverty and Party Populism in African Democracies

    Urban Poverty and Party Populism in African Democracies
    av Danielle Resnick

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107036802

    When and why do the urban poor vote for opposition parties in Africa's electoral democracies? The strategies used by political parties to incorporate the urban poor into the political arena provide a key answer to this question. This book explores a…

  • A History of African Linguistics

    A History of African Linguistics

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108417976

    Bringing together a team of leading scholars, this volume forms the first global history of African linguistics as an autonomous academic discipline, covering Africa, America, Asia, Australia, and Europe. Defining African linguistics, the volume des…

  • The African Poor

    The African Poor
    av John Iliffe

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521348775

    This first history of the poor of Sub-Saharan Africa begins in the monasteries of thirteenth-century Ethiopia and ends in the South African resettlement sites of the 1980s. Its thesis, derived from histories of poverty in Europe, is that most very p…

  • The Listening Ebony

    The Listening Ebony
    av Wendy James

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198234166

    Notions of the person and of the foundations of bodily and moral experience lie at the heart of this second ethnographic volume devoted to the Uduk-speaking people of Sudan. The first part discusses enduring elements of personal knowledge in the con…

  • Elections in Africa

    Elections in Africa

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198296454

    Elections have always been an integral part of post-independence African politics and have assumed utmost importance in the course of recent democratisation processes. However, comparative research on the political development in Africa lacks reliab…

  • An African Savanna

    An African Savanna
    av R.J. Scholes

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521612104

    Savannas cover approximately half of the African land surface and one fifth of the land surface of the world. They are one of the most important, but least understood terrestrial ecosystems. They are the basis of the African livestock industry and t…

  • Desert and Water Gardens of the Red Sea

    Desert and Water Gardens of the Red Sea
    av Cyril Crossland

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108016018

    Cyril Crossland (1878-1943) was Director of the Sudan Pearl Fishery between 1905 and 1922. At this time, the British colonial government had taken charge of running the fishery, with local fishermen as employees. A marine biologist and zoologist, Cr…

  • Voices of Exiles

    Voices of Exiles
    av Ami Elad-Bouskila

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199215126

    Al- Tayyib Salih is not merely another writer in the Arab world or in exile. The fact that he is a Sudanese author who has spent more years of his life in the West than in the Arab world, and who writes in Arabic, transforms his literary work into a…

  • Wildlife Conservation in Africa

    Wildlife Conservation in Africa
    av S.S. Ajayi

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128169629

    Wildlife Conservation in Africa: A Scientific Approach presents comprehensive management strategies for the consumptive and non-consumptive utilization of wildlife across Sub-Saharan Africa. It describes African economies that are currently dependen…

  • Financial Services Regulation in the Middle East and Africa

    Financial Services Regulation in the Middle East and Africa
    av Leading International Law Firms

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904501435

    This book provides a comprehensive explanation of the financial services regulatory framework in 19 countries in the Middle East and Africa region, provided by leading commercial law firms in the jurisdictions. The analysis includes a description of…

  • The Climate of the Continent of Africa

    The Climate of the Continent of Africa
    av Alexander Knox

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107600713

    Originally published in 1911, this book provides a detailed guide to African climate conditions. Intended to be a practical introduction, rather than a meteorological treatise, the text is notable for its use of clear language and a broad variety of…

  • Decentralization and Constitutionalism in Africa

    Decentralization and Constitutionalism in Africa

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198846154

    This collection of essays assesses the efforts of African governments to constitutionalise decentralisation, be it in the form of federalism, local government or traditional authorities. Since the end of the Cold War jurisdictions across Africa have…

  • Warfare in the Sokoto Caliphate

    Warfare in the Sokoto Caliphate
    av Joseph P. Smaldone

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521101424

    The successful jihad of 1804 in Hausaland - perhaps the most important Islamic revolution in West African history, with consequences still apparent in Nigeria today - resulted in the establishment of the Sokoto Caliphate, the largest and most enduri…

  • African Polyphony and Polyrhythm

    African Polyphony and Polyrhythm
    av Simha Arom

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521616010

    In this detailed study Simha Arom takes a new and original approach to the understanding of the complex and sophisticated patterns of polyphony and polyrhythm that characterise African music. Considering in particular the harp, sanza, xylophone and…

  • Re-Imagining Rwanda

    Re-Imagining Rwanda
    av Johan Pottier

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521528733

    The tragic conflict in Rwanda and the Great Lakes in 1994-1996 attracted the horrified attention of the world's media. Journalists, diplomats and aid workers struggled to find a way to make sense of the bloodshed. Johan Pottier's troubling study sho…

  • Transitional Amnesty in South Africa

    Transitional Amnesty in South Africa
    av Antje du Bois-Pedain

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107404014

    After the transition to democracy in 1994, South Africa reached out to perpetrators of violence from all conflicting parties by giving amnesty to those who fully disclosed their politically motivated crimes. This 2007 volume provides a comprehensive…

  • Transitional Amnesty in South Africa

    Transitional Amnesty in South Africa
    av Antje du Bois-Pedain

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521878296

    After the transition to democracy in 1994, South Africa reached out to perpetrators of violence from all conflicting parties by giving amnesty to those who fully disclosed their politically motivated crimes. This 2007 volume provides a comprehensive…

  • The Black Jews of Africa

    The Black Jews of Africa
    av Edith Bruder

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199934553

    The last several decades have seen the emergence of a remarkable phenomenon: a Jewish "rebirth" that is occurring throughout Africa. A variety of different ethnic groups proclaim that they are returning to long-forgotten Jewish roots, and African cl…

  • Rethinking Arab Democratization

    Rethinking Arab Democratization
    av Larbi Sadiki

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199699247

    Rethinking Arab Democratization unpacks and historicizes the rise of Arab electoralism, narrating the story of stalled democratic transition in the Arab Middle East. It provides a balance sheet of the state of Arab democratization from the mid-1970s…

  • Famine and Foreigners: Ethiopia Since Live Aid

    Famine and Foreigners: Ethiopia Since Live Aid
    av Peter Gill

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199569847

    The terrible 1984 famine in Ethiopia focused the world's attention on the country and the issue of aid as never before. Anyone over the age of 30 remembers something of the events - if not the original TV pictures, then Band Aid and Live Aid, Geldof…

  • Spirit Possession and Personhood among the Kel Ewey Tuareg

    Spirit Possession and Personhood among the Kel Ewey Tuareg
    av Susan J. Rasmussen

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521025775

    Among the Tuareg people in the Air Mountain region of Niger, women are sometimes possessed by spirits called 'the people of solitude'. The evening curing rituals of the possessed, featuring drumming and song, take place before an audience of young m…

  • Taxing Colonial Africa

    Taxing Colonial Africa
    av Leigh A. Gardner

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199661527

    How much did the British Empire cost, and how did Britain pay for it? Taxing Colonial Africa explores a source of funds much neglected in research on the financial structure of the Empire, namely revenue raised in the colonies themselves. Requiring…

  • Acoustic Jurisprudence

    Acoustic Jurisprudence
    av James E. K. Parker

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198735809

    Between September 2006 and December 2008, Simon Bikindi stood trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, accused of inciting genocide with his songs. In the early 1990s, Bikindi had been one of Rwanda's most well-known and popular figu…

  • Economic Management in a Hyperinflationary Environment

    Economic Management in a Hyperinflationary Environment

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198747505

    This volume provides an accessible and up-to-date account of the difficulties that the Zimbabwean economy and its population experienced during the crisis which peaked in 2008. It details the suffering and chaos that befell the country with dramatic…

  • A History of African Societies to 1870

    A History of African Societies to 1870
    av Elizabeth Isichei

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521455992

    This comprehensive and detailed exploration of the African past, from prehistory to approximately 1870, is intended to provide a fully up-to-date complement to the Cambridge History of Africa. Reflecting several emphases in recent scholarship, it fo…

  • Dhow Chasing in Zanzibar Waters and on the Eastern Coast of Africa

    Dhow Chasing in Zanzibar Waters and on the Eastern Coast of Africa
    av George Lydiard Sullivan

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108027694

    A chronicle of the difficulties and successes of trying to police the slave trading routes on the eastern Indian Ocean. Captain George Sullivan writes of his experiences and frustrations in trying to enforce British anti-slave-trade laws among the A…

  • Population, Prosperity and Poverty

    Population, Prosperity and Poverty
    av Polly Hill

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521107082

    This book, which reports on fieldwork done in an exceedingly densely populated locality of rural Hausaland (Dorayi) in 1971-1972, is complete in itself. In it Dr Hill compares and contrasts Dorayi with the much less densely populated village of her…

  • Ritual Sites and Religious Rivalries in Late Roman North Africa

    Ritual Sites and Religious Rivalries in Late Roman North Africa
    av Shira L. Lander

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107146945

    In Ritual Sites and Religious Rivalries in Late Roman North Africa, Lander examines the rhetorical and physical battles for sacred space between practitioners of traditional Roman religion, Christians, and Jews of late Roman North Africa. By analyzi…