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  1. From Rebels to Rulers

    From Rebels to Rulers: Writing Legitimacy in the Early Sokoto State [Hardback]

    Paul Naylor(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012708
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Religion in Transforming Africa
    Volume: 6
    Sokoto was the largest and longest lasting of West Africa's nineteenth-century Muslim empires. Its intellectual and political elite left behind a vast written record, including over 300 Arabic texts authored by the jihad's leaders: Usman dan Fodio... .... Learn More
  2. Marikana

    Marikana: A People's History [Hardback]

    Julian Brown(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012845
    Published by : James Currey
    In August 2012 the South African police - at the encouragement of mining capital, and with the support of the political state - intervened to end a week-long strike at the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana, in South Africa's NorthWest Province. On ... .... Learn More
  3. Ceramic Exchange and Indian Ocean Economy (AD 400–1275)

    Ceramic Exchange and Indian Ocean Economy (AD 400–1275) [Paperback]

    Seth M.N. Priestman(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861592234
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 223
    From AD 500–1000, the Indian Ocean emerged as a global commercial center, and by around 750–800 a sophisticated trade network had been established involving the movement of goods from Japan and China in the east, to southern Africa and... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. Political Legitimacy in Postcolonial Mali

    Political Legitimacy in Postcolonial Mali [Hardback]

    Dorothea E. Schulz(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781847012685
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Western Africa Series
    Volume: 17
    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 tre... .... Learn More
  6. Across the Copperbelt

    Across the Copperbelt: Urban & Social Change in Central Africa's Borderland Communities [Paperback]

    Miles Larmer(Editor); Enid Guene(Editor); Benoît Henriet(Editor); Amandine Lauro(Contributor); Benoît Henriet(Contributor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781847012661
    Published by : James Currey
    The Central African Copperbelt, encompassing the mining communities of Katanga (DR Congo) and Zambia, has been central to the study of modernisation and rapid social and political change in urban Africa. This volume expands upon earlier studies of... .... Learn More
  7. Disability in Africa

    Disability in Africa: Inclusion, Care, and the Ethics of Humanity [Hardback]

    Toyin Falola(Editor); Nic Hamel(Editor); Anna Lee Carothers(Contributor); Maria Berghs(Contributor); Fikru Negash Gebrekidan(Contributor)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781580469715
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 91
    While the disability rights movement of recent decades has a rich and well-documented history, it is a history mostly focused on the Global North. Disability in Africa presents an interdisciplinary approach to cultural, health, and policy c... .... Learn More
  8. Islamic Scholarship in Africa

    Islamic Scholarship in Africa: New Directions and Global Contexts [Hardback]

    Ousmane Oumar Kane(Editor); Abdulkadir Hashim(Contributor); Alessandra Vianello(Contributor); Antonio de Diego González(Contributor); Britta Frede(Contributor)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781847012319
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Religion in Transforming Africa
    Volume: 5
    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 onlythe history and sp... .... Learn More
  9. Contesting Catholics

    Contesting Catholics: Benedicto Kiwanuka and the Birth of Postcolonial Uganda [Hardback]

    Jonathon L. Earle(Author); J.J. Carney(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012401
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Religion in Transforming Africa
    Volume: 4
    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 ledthe Democratic Pa... .... Learn More
  10. The Vaal Uprising of 1984 & the Struggle for Freedom in South Africa

    The Vaal Uprising of 1984 & the Struggle for Freedom in South Africa [Hardback]

    Franziska Rueedi(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012616
    Published by : James Currey
    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 transformatio... .... Learn More

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