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  1. Young Women against Apartheid

    Young Women against Apartheid: Gender, Youth & South Africa's Liberation Struggle [Hardback]

    Emily Bridger(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012630
    Published by : James Currey
    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 l... .... Learn More
  2. African Theatre 19

    African Theatre 19: Opera & Music Theatre [Hardback]

    Christine Matzke(B12); Lena van der Hoven(B12); Christopher Odhiambo and Hilde Roos(B12)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012579
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Theatre
    Volume: Volume 19
    Music is often cited as a central artistic mode in African theatre and performance practices. However, little attention has been paid to music theatre on the continent in general, and to opera in particular, with the exceptions of a few noted genr... .... Learn More
  3. ALT 38 Environmental Transformations

    ALT 38 Environmental Transformations: African Literature Today [Hardback]

    Ernest N. Emenyonu(Author); Cajetan Iheka(Author); Stephanie Newell(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012289
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Literature Today
    Volume: Volume 38
    This special issue examines the ways fiction and poetry engage with environmental consciousness, and how African literary criticism addresses the implications of global environmental transformations. Does environmentalist literature offer new poss... .... Learn More
  4. African Women in the Atlantic World

    African Women in the Atlantic World: Property, Vulnerability & Mobility, 1660-1880 [Paperback]

    Mariana P. Candido(Editor); Adam Jones(Editor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781847012647
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Western Africa Series
    While there have been studies of women's roles in African societies and of Atlantic history, the role of women in West and West Central Africa during the period of the Atlantic slave trade and its abolition remains relatively unexamined. This book... .... Learn More
  5. Hawks and Doves in Sudan's Armed Conflict

    Hawks and Doves in Sudan's Armed Conflict: Al-Hakkamat Baggara Women of Darfur [Paperback]

    Suad M.E. Musa(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781847012654
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    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 w... .... Learn More
  6. Rural settlement and economic activity

    Rural settlement and economic activity: olive oil, wine and amphorae production on the Tarhuna plateau during the Roman period [Paperback]

    Muftah Ahmed(Author)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781900971553
    Published by : Society for Libyan Studies
    Rural Settlement and Economic Activity is a key new addition to literature on the rural economy of Tripolitania during Antiquity. The chapters explore the geography and climate of the area and present the results of the author’s archa... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Imperialism and Development

    Imperialism and Development: The East African Groundnut Scheme and its Legacy [Hardback]

    Nicholas Westcott(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012593
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    As colonial development took off after the Second World War, in the context of national food shortages, Britain's Labour Government initiated the Groundnut Scheme, an extraordinarily ambitious project to convert 3 million acres of bush in Tanganyi... .... Learn More
  9. Protestant Missionaries & Humanitarianism in the DRC

    Protestant Missionaries & Humanitarianism in the DRC: The Politics of Aid in Cold War Africa [Hardback]

    Jeremy Rich(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781847012586
    Published by : James Currey
    In the wake of the civil wars in Congo from 1960 to 1973, international and internal struggles for power led to famines, the collapse of public health and a huge population of refugees. This book explores the role played by missionaries from the U... .... Learn More
  10. Opposing Apartheid on Stage

    Opposing Apartheid on Stage: King Kong the Musical [Hardback]

    Tyler Fleming(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469852
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 89
    In 1959, King Kong, an interracial jazz opera, swept across South Africa and became a countrywide phenomenon. Its performances sold out, its LP record was widely heard, and its cast became recognized celebrities. Featuring an African compos... .... Learn More

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