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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. African Migration Narratives

    African Migration Narratives: Politics, Race, and Space [Paperback]

    Cajetan Iheka(Editor); Jack Taylor(Editor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781648250064
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 81
    This essay collection examines the representations of migration in African literature, film, and other visual media. Inspired by the proliferation of texts focused on this theme and the ongoing migration crises, essays in the volume probe the ways... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. The Struggle for Land and Justice in Kenya

    The Struggle for Land and Justice in Kenya [Hardback]

    Ambreena Manji(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012555
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    Why, despite the introduction of new land laws beginning in 2012, has there been an increase in land grabbing in Kenya? Why has legislation failed to address long standing grievances about grossly unequal land distribution? This important book sug... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. West African Masking Traditions and Diaspora Masquerade Carnivals

    West African Masking Traditions and Diaspora Masquerade Carnivals: History, Memory, and Transnationalism [Paperback]

    Raphael Chijioke Njoku(Author)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9781580469845
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 88
    In the decades following the 1940s, there has been an explosion of scholarly interest in African-styled traditions and the influence of these traditions upon the African diaspora. Africanized customs within the diaspora have elicited several schol... .... Learn More
  10. The New Black Middle Class in South Africa

    The New Black Middle Class in South Africa [Paperback]

    Roger Southall(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781847012456
    Published by : James Currey
    2016 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

    The "rise of the black middle class" is one of the most visible aspects of post-apartheid society in South Africa. Yet while it has been a major actor in the country's democratic reshaping,... .... Learn More

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