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  1. The Vaal Uprising of 1984 and the Struggle for Freedom in South Africa

    The Vaal Uprising of 1984 and 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
  2. Contesting Catholics

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

    Jonathon L. Earle(Author); J.J. Carney(Author); Jonathan L. Earle(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
  3. Fighting for Time

    Fighting for Time: Rhodesia's Military and Zimbabwe’s Independence [Hardback]

    Charles D. Melson(Author)

    $65.00

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    ISBN: 9781952715068
    Published by : Casemate Academic
    This academic book looks at the conflicts involving Rhodesia, South Africa and Portugal in conflict with the so-called Frontline states.

    From the 1960s through 1970s there were a series of conflicts in Africa involving Rhodesia, ... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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); Christopher Odhiambo and Hilde Roos(Editor); And

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012579
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Theatre
    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 ofa few noted genre... .... Learn More
  7. ALT 38 Environmental Transformations

    ALT 38 Environmental Transformations: African Literature Today [Hardback]

    Ernest N. Emenyonu(Author); Cajetan Iheka(Author); Stephanie Newell(Author); Louise Green(Contributor); Ernest N. Emenyonu(Editor); Jerome Masamaka(Contributor); Cajetan Iheka(Editor); Syned Mthatiwa(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012289
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Literature Today
    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
  8. 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); Adam Jones(Author); Mariana P. Candido(Author); Hilary Jones(Contributor); Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi(Contributor); Vanessa S. Oliveira(Contributor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781847012647
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Western Africa Series
    Volume: 16
    HONORABLE MENTION FOR AFRICAN STUDIES REVIEW BEST AFRICA-FOCUSED ANTHOLOGY OR EDITED COLLECTION, 2019

    While there have been studies of women's roles in African societies and of Atlantic history, the role of women in Westand West Central A... .... Learn More
  9. 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
    Volume: 51
    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
  10. 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
    Volume: 50
    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 ofbush in Tanganyik... .... Learn More

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