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  1. 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
  2. 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: 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
  3. 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
    Volume: 49
    Finalist for the African Studies Association's 2021 Best Book Prize
    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 stand... .... Learn More
  4. 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: 88
    In recent decades, there has been an explosion of scholarly interest in African-styled traditions and the influence of these traditions upon the African diaspora. In this important new analysis, author Raphael Njoku explores the transnational conn... .... Learn More
  5. Cultivating Their Own

    Cultivating Their Own: Agriculture in Western Kenya during the "Development" Era [Hardback]

    Muey C. Saeteurn(Author); Muey Muey Saeteurn(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781580469791
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 90
    After more than fifty years of development, why have interventions and aid failed to yield greater poverty alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa? Why did the agricultural development projects that were transpiring in places like Kenyaduring the "... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. The Mission of Apolo Kivebulaya

    The Mission of Apolo Kivebulaya: Religious Encounter & Social Change in the Great Lakes c.1865-1935 [Hardback]

    Emma Wild-Wood(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781847012463
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    Volume: 47
    Apolo Kivebulaya was a practitioner of indigenous religion and a Muslim before he became in 1895 a Christian missionary from Buganda to Toro and Ituri. He is still admired as a churchman and missionary in the Anglican churches ofUganda, Congo, Tan... .... Learn More
  8. Manhood, Morality & the Transformation of Angolan Society

    Manhood, Morality & the Transformation of Angolan Society: MPLA Veterans & Post-war Dynamics [Hardback]

    John Spall(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781847012500
    Published by : James Currey
    Between 1975 and 2002 Angola underwent a very destructive civil war, in which much of the non-elite male population was conscripted into one or other of the contending armies, the country urbanised very rapidly, and colonial-era political and mora... .... Learn More
  9. Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Malawi

    Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Malawi: Origins and Early History of the Chewa [Hardback]

    Yusuf Juwayeyi(Author); Yusuf M. Juwayeyi(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012531
    Published by : James Currey
    The Chewa are the largest ethnic group in Malawi, representing a third of the population of approximately 19 million, and their language - Chichewa - is Malawi's national language. Yet the last book on the history of this group was published in 19... .... Learn More
  10. The Other Abyssinians

    The Other Abyssinians: The Northern Oromo and the Creation of Modern Ethiopia, 1855-1913 [Hardback]

    Brian Yates(Author); Brian J. Yates(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469807
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 85
    Although the Oromo are the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia, their history has been distorted in order to buttress twentieth-century notions of a homogeneous Ethiopian state. The Other Abyssinians tells the story of the Oromo people's contr... .... Learn More

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