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  1. Muslim Fula Business Elites and Politics in Sierra Leone

    Muslim Fula Business Elites and Politics in Sierra Leone [Hardback]

    Alusine Jalloh(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781580469173
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 78
    This groundbreaking volume explores the history of Muslim Fula business elites' participation in the post-independence politics of Sierra Leone. One of the country's main entrepreneurial groups, the Fula are also part of a largerIslamic presence i... .... Learn More
  2. Tuning the Kingdom

    Tuning the Kingdom: Kawuugulu Musical Performance, Politics, and Storytelling in Buganda [Hardback]

    Damascus Kafumbe(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781580469043
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology
    Volume: 8
    Tuning the Kingdom draws on oral and written accounts, archival research, and musical analysis to examine how the Kawuugulu Clan-Royal Musical Ensemble of the Kingdom of Buganda (arguably the kingdom's oldest and longest-surviving performan... .... Learn More
  3. Hawks and Doves in Sudan's Armed Conflict

    Hawks and Doves in Sudan's Armed Conflict: Al-Hakkamat Baggara Women of Darfur [Hardback]

    Suad M.E. Musa(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781847011756
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    Volume: 39
    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
  4. Achebe and Friends at Umuahia

    Achebe and Friends at Umuahia: The Making of a Literary Elite [Paperback]

    Terri Ochiagha(Author); Terri Ochiagha(Contributor)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781847011961
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Articulations
    Volume: 1
    Maps the literary awakening of the young intellectuals who became known as Nigeria's "first-generation" of postcolonial writers: Chinua Achebe, Elechi Amadi, Chike Momah, Christopher Okigbo, Chukwuemeka Ike, Gabriel Okara, Ken Saro-Wiwa ... .... Learn More
  5. Markets on the Margins

    Markets on the Margins: Mineworkers, Job Creation and Enterprise Development [Hardback]

    Kate Philip(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781847011763
    Published by : James Currey
    In 1987, workers in South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) staged a historic national strike, and 40,000 mineworkers lost their jobs. To assist them, the NUM set up a job creation programme, starting with worker co-operatives before sh... .... Learn More
  6. Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2015

    Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2015 [Hardback]

    Miroslav Bárta(Editor); Filip Coppens(Editor); Jaromir Krejci(Editor)

    $236.00

    ISBN: 9788073087586
    Published by : Czech Institute of Egyptology
    The Czech Institute of Egyptology of the Charles University in Prague has since the start of the third millennium established the tradition of organizing on a regular basis a platform for scholars, active in the pyramid fields and the cemeteries o... .... Learn More
  7. Mediators, Contract Men, and Colonial Capital

    Mediators, Contract Men, and Colonial Capital: Mechanized Gold Mining in the Gold Coast Colony, 1879-1909 [Hardback]

    Cassandra Mark-Thiesen(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469180
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 77
    Recent years have seen renewed interest in the historical study of labor in Africa. Unlike those of the past, these new studies are rooted in the recognition of Africa's dynamic, expansive, and productive informal sector. While this book focuses o... .... Learn More
  8. On Durban's Docks

    On Durban's Docks: Zulu Workers, Rural Households, Global Labor [Hardback]

    Ralph Callebert(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469074
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 76
    On Durban's Docks focuses on dock labor in early apartheid Durban, South Africa's main port city and a crucial node in the trade and communication networks of the Indian Ocean and the British Empire. Although the labor of Zulu migrant dock ... .... Learn More
  9. The Chronicles of Nazareth (The English Convent), Bruges: 1629-1793

    The Chronicles of Nazareth (The English Convent), Bruges: 1629-1793 [Hardback]

    Caroline Bowden(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780902832312
    Published by : Catholic Record Society
    Series: Catholic Record Society: Records Series
    Volume: 87
    The English Augustinian Canonesses at Bruges kept records of daily life and key events in their convent from its foundation in 1629. Living in exile, members of the convent were well-aware of their importance to the survival of English Catholicism... .... Learn More
  10. Living Salvation in the East African Revival in Uganda

    Living Salvation in the East African Revival in Uganda [Hardback]

    Jason Bruner(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580465847
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 75
    Starting in the mid-1930s, East African revivalists (or, Balokole: "the saved ones") proclaimed a message of salvation, hoping to revive the mission churches of colonial East Africa. Frustrated by what they believed to be the tepid spiri... .... Learn More

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