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  1. 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
    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
  2. Disability in Africa

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

    Toyin Falola(Editor); Nic Hamel(Editor)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781580469715
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 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
  3. Islamic Scholarship in Africa

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

    Ousmane Oumar Kane(Editor)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781847012319
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Religion in Transforming Africa
    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 only the history and s... .... Learn More
  4. 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
    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 led the Democratic P... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Young Women against Apartheid

    Young Women against Apartheid: Gender, Youth and 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
  8. African Theatre 19

    African Theatre 19: Opera & Music Theatre [Hardback]

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

    $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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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