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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. 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)

    $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 modernization and rapid social and political change in urban Africa. This volume expands upon earlier studies of... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
    Volume: 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 only the history and s... .... Learn More
  5. 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: 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 led the Democratic P... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  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. 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
  9. Desert Drivers

    Desert Drivers [Paperback]

    Andrew Goudie(Author)

    $15.00

    ISBN: 9781900971973
    Published by : Society for Libyan Studies
    Series: Short Histories of North Africa
    The exploration of the Sahara - a huge swathe of terrain the size of India - by motor car is one of the untold chapters in the story of 20th century exploration. This revised version of the successful title Wheels Across the Desert, looks a... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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