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  1. Competing Catholicisms

    Competing Catholicisms: The Jesuits, the Vatican & the Making of Postcolonial French Africa [Hardback]

    Jean Luc Enyegue SJ(Author); Jean Luc Enyegue, SJ(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012715
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Religion in Transforming Africa
    Volume: 11
    At a time when most African countries were moving towards independence, the Vatican was speeding up the Church's indigenization agenda in an effort to secure its survival in sub-Saharan Africa. Yet, at the same time, African nationalism was on the... .... Learn More
  2. Pokot Pastoralism

    Pokot Pastoralism: Environmental Change and Socio-Economic Transformation in North-West Kenya [Hardback]

    Hauke-Peter Vehrs(Author); Michael Bollig(Editor); Detlef Müller-Mahn(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012968
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Future Rural Africa
    Volume: 1
    In East Africa and beyond, pastoral groups find themselves and their livelihoods under increasing threat when dealing with rapid environmental change. On the one hand, they contemplate major upheaval as a result of landscape and climate change on ... .... Learn More
  3. Playing With Apartheid

    Playing With Apartheid: Racism, Australian Sport & South Africa [Paperback]

    Roger Bell(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781922669018
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    In no country were contests over racism in sport more bitterly fought, more protracted or important than in Australia. In the wake of the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa in 1960, sport became a fault-line in international campaigns against ra... .... Learn More
  4. Sports & Modernity in Late Imperial Ethiopia

    Sports & Modernity in Late Imperial Ethiopia [Hardback]

    Katrin Bromber(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781847012920
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    Volume: 53
    Sports 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 ... .... Learn More
  5. Red Road to Freedom

    Red Road to Freedom: A History of the South African Communist Party 1921 – 2021 [Hardback]

    Tom Lodge(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847013217
    Published by : James Currey
    Renowned historian Tom Lodge has written an immensely readable and compelling sweep of history, spanning continents and the last hundred years, producing the first comprehensive account of the South African Communist Party in all its intricacies. ... .... Learn More
  6. Early Symbolic Culture and the Evolution of Behavioral Modernity

    Early Symbolic Culture and the Evolution of Behavioral Modernity [Hardback]

    Nicholas J. Conard(Editor); Ewa Dutkiewicz(Editor)

    $56.00

    ISBN: 9783935751315
    Published by : Kerns Verlag
    Series: Tübingen Publications in Prehistory
    Publication of results from the conference on early symbolic culture and the evolution of behavioral modernity, held as part of the Hugo Obermaier Meeting in Heidenheim, Germany. .... Learn More
  7. The Genocide against the Tutsi, and the Rwandan Churches

    The Genocide against the Tutsi, and the Rwandan Churches: Between Grief and Denial [Hardback]

    Philippe Denis(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012906
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Religion in Transforming Africa
    Volume: 9
    Why did some sectors of the Rwandan churches adopt an ambiguous attitude towards the genocide against the Tutsi which claimed the lives of around 800,000 people in three months between April and July 1994? What prevented the churches' acceptance t... .... Learn More
  8. Decolonizing African Studies

    Decolonizing African Studies: Knowledge Production, Agency, and Voice [Hardback]

    Toyin Falola(Author)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781648250279
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 93
    This book explores how decolonization and decoloniality provide liberationist knowledge to question and replace the hegemony of Western knowledge systems imposed on Africa. It critically examines the silencing and exclusion of subalterns in global... .... Learn More
  9. Masquerade and Money in Urban Nigeria

    Masquerade and Money in Urban Nigeria: The Case of Calabar [Hardback]

    Jordan Fenton(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781648250262
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 95
    Driving into urban Calabar, one is struck by two imposing, monumental rectangular columns, operating not unlike ancient triumphal arches, framing the entrance into Nigeria's capital city of the Cross River State. Relief carvings of Calabar's renow... .... Learn More
  10. Whites and Democracy in South Africa

    Whites and Democracy in South Africa [Hardback]

    Roger Southall(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012890
    Published by : James Currey
    How have whites adjusted to, contributed to and detracted from democracy in South Africa since 1994? Engaging with the literature on 'whiteness' and the current trope that the democratic settlement has failed, this book provides astudy of how whit... .... Learn More

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