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  • 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…

  • Fipa Families

    Fipa Families
    av Kathleen R. Smythe

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325071121

    Ufipa, a labor reserve for Tanganyika, witnessed minimal colonial development. Instead, evangelization by White Fathers' Catholic missionaries began in the 1870s. By the 1950s, the missionaries had secured varying degrees of political, economic and…

  • Marriage in Maradi

    Marriage in Maradi
    av Barbara M. Cooper

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556276

    This work explores how both men and women adapted, negotiated and contested their rights and duties in marriage during a period of socio-political upheaval in 20th-century Niger, a period which saw the advent and demise of colonial rule, the aboliti…

  • Law, Language, and Science

    Law, Language, and Science
    av Diana Jeater

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325071084

  • Are We Not Also Men?

    Are We Not Also Men?
    av Terence Ranger

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556184

    This work provides a collective biography of Thompson Samkange and of two of his sons, Sketchley and Stanlake. Thompson Samkange was born in 1893 at the time that his land was being overwhelmed from the South. He was one of the founders of the Afric…

  • Farmers, Traders, Warriors, and Kings

    Farmers, Traders, Warriors, and Kings
    av Nwando Achebe

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325070797

    There is an adage that the Igbo have no kings. "Farmers, Traders, Warriors, and Kings" focuses on an area in Igboland where, contrary to this popular belief, Igbos not only have kings, but female kings. It is an area where women served as warriors a…

  • The End of Chidyerano

    The End of Chidyerano
    av Elias Mandala

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325070216

    In this groundbreaking work, Mandala argues that there is more to food studies than the analysis of famine--that hunger exists only as an integral part of abundance. Basing his case on the history of southern Malawi, he identifies several factors th…

  • Violence and Memory - One Hundred Years in the `Dark Forests` of Matabeleland, Zimbabwe

    Violence and Memory - One Hundred Years in the `Dark Forests` of Matabeleland, Zimbabwe
    av Jocelyn Alexander

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556924

    Violence has powerfully shaped the history of Matabeleland from the 1890s to the 1980s, and silence has surrounded the history of this region of Zimbabwe, excluding it from national memory. This text aims to break the silence and redress the imbalan…

  • White Farms, Black Labor

    White Farms, Black Labor
    av Alan Jeeves

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556245

    Racist policies throughout southern Africa consciously drove African farmers off their land during the first half of the 20th century and forced them to become laborers on white farms. This set of essays explore various aspects of the lives and expe…

  • Girl Cases

    Girl Cases
    av Brett L. Shadle

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325070926

  • Chiefs Know their Boundaries

    Chiefs Know their Boundaries
    av Sara S. Berry

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556443

    This text explores the changes and continuities in the ways people have made and exercised claims on the land in Asante, Ghana, during the colonial and postcolonial era.

  • Running After Pills

    Running After Pills
    av Amy Kaler

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325070445

    Kaler examines how "modern" contraceptive technologies, such as the pill and the Deop-Provera injection, were embroiled in gender and generation conflicts in Zimbabwe during the 1960s and 1970s.

  • Carriers of Culture

    Carriers of Culture

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325071169

  • History and Memory in the Age of Enslavement

    History and Memory in the Age of Enslavement
    av Pier Larson

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325002170

    "Larson's book raises a series of challenging questions about the historical production of ethnic identity, and the complex epistemological relationships between historical memory, identity, and history. It is smart, well written, and intellectually…

  • Making the Town

    Making the Town
    av John Parker

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556436

    The focus is centered on town politics and the ways in which the Ga political action shaped Accra's transition from pre-colonial city-state to colonial port city. North America: Heinemann

  • Telling Stories, Making Histories

    Telling Stories, Making Histories
    av Mary Wren Bivins

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325070131

    Through reconstruction of oral testimony, folk stories and poetry, the true history of Hausa women and their reception of Islam's vision of Muslim in Western Africa have been uncovered. Mary Wren Bivins is the first author to locate and examine the…

  • Violence and Memory

    Violence and Memory
    av Jocelyn Alexander

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556429

    Violence has powerfully shaped the history of Matabeleland from the 1890s to the 1980s, and silence has surrounded the history of this region of Zimbabwe, excluding it from national memory. This text aims to break the silence and redress the imbalan…

  • The Pygmies Were Our Compass

    The Pygmies Were Our Compass
    av Kairn A Klieman

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325071046

  • Sacred Trees, Bitter Harvests

    Sacred Trees, Bitter Harvests
    av Brad Weiss

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325070957

  • Liberating the Family?

    Liberating the Family?
    av Pam Scully

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556283

    The author of this study argues that the ending of slavery in South Africa's Cape Colony initiated an era of exceptional struggle about cultural categories and sensibilities. Far more than simply abolishing bonded labour, British slave emancipation…

  • Practicing History in Central Tanzania

    Practicing History in Central Tanzania
    av Gregory H. Maddox

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325070575

    History is preserved by individuals. Ernest M. Kongola, a retired educator in living in Dodoma, Tanzania, has devoted much of the last twenty years to preserving the history of his people, the Gogo. He has produced seven volumes of clan histories, b…

  • A History of Prison and Confinement in Africa

    A History of Prison and Confinement in Africa

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325071190

    Over the last 30 years, a substantial literature on the history of American and European prisons has developed. This collection is among the first in English to construct a history of prisons in Africa. Topics include precolonial punishments, living…

  • History and Memory in the Age of Enslavement

    History and Memory in the Age of Enslavement
    av Pier M. Larson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556399

    This text explores how incorporation into global mercantile networks compelled people of highland Madagascar to reshape their social identity and their cultural practices. North America: Heinemann

  • Colonial Lessons

    Colonial Lessons
    av Carol L. Summers

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852559529

    This work shows how mission-educated Africans negotiated new identities for themselves and their communities within the confines of segregation. It examines strikes by students and parents, struggles over curricula, and efforts of African teachers t…

  • Re-creating Eden

    Re-creating Eden
    av Emmanuel Kreike

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325070773

  • Poison and Medicine

    Poison and Medicine
    av Douglas A. Anthony

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852559543

    A study of links between interethnic conflict and processes of reconciliation in the ethnically charged setting of Kano, northern Nigeria. It shows how the Igbos renegotiated a position for themselves in the new political environment of Kano followi…

  • Society in Zimbabwe's Liberation War

    Society in Zimbabwe's Liberation War
    av Ngwabi Bhebe

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556108

    This work examines people's beliefs, ideas and experiences both during Zimbabwe's liberation war and afterwards. The contributors look at African religion and Christianity and explore the efforts to educate people for a new society. They also look a…

  • Invisible Hands

    Invisible Hands
    av Beverly Carolease Grier

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325001869

  • The Culture of Power in Southern Africa

    The Culture of Power in Southern Africa
    av Clifton C. Crais

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325070841

  • City of Steel and Fire

    City of Steel and Fire
    av Ahmad A. Sikainga

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780325071060