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  • A History of Modern Ethiopia, 1855-1991

    A History of Modern Ethiopia, 1855-1991
    av Bahru Zewde

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852557860

    Bahru Zewde has updated the first edition, adding a new chapter and taking the history through to 1991. 'The new chapter enhances the value of the book as the best historical introduction to modern Ethiopia. The account of the Revolution, contained…

  • Field Research in Africa

    Field Research in Africa
    av An Ansoms

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012692

    Researchers working in Africa are engaged in ethical, methodological, logistical, emotional and professional compromises. Juggling the demands of being a researcher and being human, scholars must balance the recording of data with the emotional dema…

  • A Modern History of the Somali

    A Modern History of the Somali
    av I.m. Lewis

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852554838

    The Fourth Edition of this history shows the amazing continuity of Somali forms of social organisation and the ingenuity with which the Somali way of life has adapted to all forms of modernity. North America: Ohio U Press

  • Decolonising the Mind

    Decolonising the Mind
    av Ngugi Wa Thiong`o

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852555019

    Ngugi describes this book as 'a summary of some of the issues in which I have been passionately involved for the last twenty years of my practice in fiction, theatre, criticism and in teaching of literature.' East Africa [Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and…

  • African Literature in the Digital Age

    African Literature in the Digital Age
    av Shola Adenekan

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012388

    The digital space provides a new avenue to move literature beyond the restrictions of book publishing on the continent. Arguing that writers are putting their work on cyberspace because communities are emerging from this space, and because increasin…

  • The Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars

    The Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars
    av Douglas H. Johnson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011510

    Sudan's post-independence history has been dominated by political and civil strife. Most commentators have attributed the country's recurring civil war either to an age-old racial divide between Arabs and Africans, or to recent colonially constructe…

  • Islamic Scholarship in Africa

    Islamic Scholarship in Africa
    av Ousmane Oumar Kane

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012319

    The study of Islamic erudition in Africa is growing rapidly, transforming not just Islamic studies, but also African Studies. This interdisciplinary volume from leading international scholars fills a lacuna in presenting not only the history and spr…

  • The Ethiopian Red Terror Trials

    The Ethiopian Red Terror Trials
    av Kjetil Tronvoll

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847013200

    How was an autocratic emperor replaced by a totalitarian dictator? An unexpected popular upsurge in February 1974 made the ancien regime of Emperor Haile Selassie buckle. The Derg, a group of army officers led by an obscure and ruthless major Mengis…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Political Legitimacy in Postcolonial Mali

    Political Legitimacy in Postcolonial Mali
    av Dorothea E. Schulz

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012685

    The 2012 coup d'état in Mali, and the political destabilization that followed, brought an abrupt end to the country's success story as a "donor darling" and as a model of successful democratization. In spite of signing a peace treaty, Muslim militan…

  • 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…

  • African Sacred Groves

    African Sacred Groves
    av Michael J. Sheridan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847014009

    African sacred groves are often described as the remains of primeval forests, ethnographic curiosities, and cultural relics from a static pre-colonial past. Their continuing importance in African societies, however, shows that this 'relic theory' is…

  • 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 Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Hor ? An Alternative Approach to Institutional Order in Transitional Societies

    The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Hor ? An Alternative Approach to Institutional Order in Transitional Societies
    av Kidane Mengisteab

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012487

    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…

  • Ngugi

    Ngugi
    av Simon Gikandi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012142

    This collection of essays reflects on the life and work of Ngugi wa Thiong'o, who celebrated his 80th birthday in 2018. Drawing from a wide range of contributors, including writers, critics, publishers and activists, the volume traces the emergence…

  • Sol Plaatje's Mhudi

    Sol Plaatje's Mhudi
    av Sabata-mpho Mokae

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012760

    Sol Plaatje's Mhudi is the first full-length novel in English to have been written by a black South African and is widely regarded as one of Africa's most important literary works. Drawing upon both oral and literary traditions, Plaatje uses the for…

  • Contesting Catholics

    Contesting Catholics
    av Jonathon L. Earle

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012401

    Assassinated by Idi Amin and a democratic ally of J.F. Kennedy during the Cold War, Benedicto Kiwanuka was Uganda's most controversial and disruptive politician, and his legacy is still divisive. On the eve of independence, he led the Democratic Par…

  • 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 tho…

  • Sexuality and Gender Politics in Mozambique

    Sexuality and Gender Politics in Mozambique
    av Signe Arnfred

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010872

    Winner of the 2012 gender research award KRAKA-prisen. This book is about gender politics in Mozambique over three decades from 1975 to 2005. The book is also about different ways of understanding gender and sexuality. Gender policies from Portugues…

  • Christopher Okigbo 1930-67

    Christopher Okigbo 1930-67
    av Obi Nwakanma

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011794

    Christopher Okigbo, once described as "Africa's most lyrical poet of the twentieth century" was killed in September 1967, fighting for the independence of Biafra. The Sunday Times described his death as "the single most important tragedy of the Nige…

  • Christopher Okigbo 1930-67

    Christopher Okigbo 1930-67
    av Obi Nwakanma

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010131

    Christopher Okigbo, once described as 'Africa's most lyrical poet of the twentieth century' was killed in September 1967, fighting for the independence of Biafra. The Sunday Times described his death as 'the single most important tragedy of the Nige…

  • Young Women against Apartheid

    Young Women against Apartheid
    av Emily Bridger

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012630

    While there have been many books on South Africa's liberation struggle during the 1980s and early 1990s, the story of the involvement of African girls and young women has been all but missing. This book tells their story, analysing what life was lik…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 seeks to re-orientate cu…

  • Women, Land and Justice in Tanzania

    Women, Land and Justice in Tanzania
    av Helen Dancer

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011244

    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 seeks to re-orientate cu…

  • 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…

  • Sheng

    Sheng
    av Chege Githiora

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012081

    The city of Nairobi is a rich context for the study of sociolinguistic phenomena. The coexistence of speakers of many different languages, further differentiated by socio-economic status, age and ethnicity provide conditions for the development of a…

  • Sheng

    Sheng
    av Chege Githiora

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012074

    The city of Nairobi is a rich context for the study of sociolinguistic phenomena. The coexistence of speakers of many different languages, further differentiated by socio-economic status, age and ethnicity provide conditions for the development of a…

  • Lugbara Religion

    Lugbara Religion
    av John Middleton

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852552841

    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…

  • Crossing the Zambezi

    Crossing the Zambezi
    av Joann Mcgregor

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847014023

    This book is a history of claims to the Zambezi, focussed on the stretch of the river extending from the Victoria Falls downstream into Lake Kariba, which today constitutes the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is a story of 150 years of confli…

  • Modern Indian Kingship

    Modern Indian Kingship
    av Marzia Balzani

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852559307

    This work is a significant contribution to the study of kingship and the ritual process, two longstanding areas of anthropological debate both within and beyond South Asia. The Deregulation of Princes Act 1971, was designed to bring to an end the la…

  • Modern Indian Kingship

    Modern Indian Kingship
    av Marzia Balzani

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852559314

    This work is a significant contribution to the study of kingship and the ritual process, two longstanding areas of anthropological debate both within and beyond South Asia. The Deregulation of Princes Act 1971, was designed to bring to an end the la…

  • Black and White in Colour

    Black and White in Colour
    av Vivian Bickford-smith

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847015228

    Black and White in Colour considers how the African past has been represented in a wide range of historical films. Written by an eminent team of scholars, the volume provides extensive coverage of issues that have been prominent in the written histo…

  • Soldiers in Zimbabwe's Liberation War

    Soldiers in Zimbabwe's Liberation War
    av Ngwabi Bhebe

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556092

    This work is an attempt to look at some of the realities of Zimbabwe's liberation war and at what happened afterwards, rather than at the comfortable myths. Both heroic and terrible deeds are recorded. Zimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe Publications

  • 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 findings and political anthro…

  • 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…

  • African Gifts of the Spirit

    African Gifts of the Spirit
    av David Maxwell

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852559666

    David Maxwell traces the transformation of the prophet Ezekiel Guti and his prayer band from small beginnings in the townships of the 1950s into the present day transnational business enterprise, which is now Zimbabwe Assemblies of God, Africa (ZAOG…

  • Eroding the Commons

    Eroding the Commons
    av David M. Anderson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852554685

    Colonial Baringo was in many respects an unexceptional place, a backwater in the semi-arid Rift Valley of Kenya, lacking in cash crops and distant from larger markets. But in the middle years of colonial rule Baringo's anonymity gave way to notoriet…

  • Labour & Christianity in the Mission

    Labour & Christianity in the Mission
    av Michelle Liebst

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012753

    The important role missions played as places of work has been underexplored, yet missionaries were some of the earliest Europeans who tried to control African labour. African mission workers' roles were not just religious and educational, as they we…

  • Negotiating Development

    Negotiating Development
    av Monica M. Van Beusekom

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556498

    Focusing on the Office du Niger's irrigation project in what was then French Soudan (Mali), the author analyses how and why development policies emerge, persist and change. Van Beusekom argues that Africans not only influenced farming and marketing…

  • 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…

  • Slaves of Fortune

    Slaves of Fortune
    av Ronald M. Lamothe

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010421

    The Anglo-Egyptian re-conquest of Sudan - Churchill's 'River War' - has been well chronicled from the British point of view, but we still know little about its front line troops, the Sudanese soldiers of the Egyptian Army, the men who fought in all…

  • Bulawayo Burning

    Bulawayo Burning
    av Terence Ranger

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010209

    NEW LOW PRICE This book is designed as a tribute and response to Yvonne Vera's famous novel Butterfly Burning, which is set in the Bulawayo townships in 1946 and dedicated to the author. It is an attempt to explore what historical research and recon…

  • The Dennis Brutus Tapes

    The Dennis Brutus Tapes
    av Bernth Lindfors

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010346

    Dennis Brutus (1924-2009) is known internationally as a South African poet, anti-apartheid activist and campaigner for human rights and the release of political prisoners. His literary works include Sirens Knuckles Boots (1963), Letters to Martha, a…

  • African Theatre 7: Companies

    African Theatre 7: Companies
    av Martin Banham

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847015006

    A close scrutiny of how theatre companies operate is an often neglected aspect of theatre life in Africa, yet, as companies profiled here grapple with the issues of 'creativity and collaboration' much is revealed about the way theatre companies acro…

  • Changing Uganda

    Changing Uganda
    av Holger Bernt Hansen

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852553480

    Yoweri Museveni battled to power in 1986 and his government impressed many observers, some of whom recommended it as a model for other African states struggling to develop their resources in the best interests of their people. But where was change t…

  • Unsettled Land

    Unsettled Land
    av Jocelyn Alexander

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852558935

    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 liberation war. The ZANU(PF)…

  • 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 liberation war. The ZANU(PF)…

  • Guns and Governance in the Rift Valley

    Guns and Governance in the Rift Valley
    av Kennedy Agade Mkutu

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847013088

    Small arms dominate conflicts in Africa. More people die in wars in Africa than in any other continent. In cattle raiding the AK47 has replaced the spear. This book answers the questions of why so many small arms are circulating in North-East Africa…

  • ALT 36: Queer Theory in Film & Fiction

    ALT 36: Queer Theory in Film & Fiction
    av Ernest N. Emenyonu

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011848

    Debates on the future of the African continent and the role of gender identities in these visions are increasingly present in literary criticism forums as African writers become bolder in exploring the challenges they face and celebrating gender div…

  • Patrick Duncan

    Patrick Duncan
    av C.j. Driver

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852557730

    Born son of a Governor-General of South Africa, Patrick Duncan rejected the attitudes of his privileged background to follow the Gandhian way of passive reistance, even to jail. This biography traces the life and times of Duncan and the changes and…

  • Writing Spatiality in West Africa

    Writing Spatiality in West Africa
    av Madhu Krishnan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847011909

    From the "imaginative geographies" of conquest identified by Edward Said to the very real and material institution of territorial borders, regions and geographical amalgamations, the control, administration and integration of space are known to have…

  • Photography in Africa

    Photography in Africa
    av Richard Vokes

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847010537

    This collection of studies in African photography examines, through a series of empirically rich historical and ethnographic cases, the variety of ways in which photographs are produced, circulated, and engaged across a range of social contexts. In…

  • Higher Education in Mozambique

    Higher Education in Mozambique
    av Mouzinho Mario

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852554302

    The Partnership for Higher Education in Africa commissioned case studies of higher education provision in Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa, as part of its effort to stimulate enlightened, equitable, and knowledge-…

  • Rise and Fall of the South African Peasantry

    Rise and Fall of the South African Peasantry
    av Colin Bundy

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852550472

    The first edition of this book was hailed as a major reinterpretation of South African history. It criticised the prevailing view that African agriculture was primitive or backward, and attacked the notion that poverty and lack of development were a…