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  1. Crafting Identity in Zimbabwe and Mozambique

    Crafting Identity in Zimbabwe and Mozambique [Paperback]

    Elizabeth MacGonagle(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781580463652
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 30
    With this first comprehensive history of the Ndau of eastern Zimbabwe and central Mozambique, Elizabeth MacGonagle moves beyond national borders to show how cultural identities are woven from historical memories that predate the arrival of mission... .... Learn More
  2. Indirect Rule in South Africa

    Indirect Rule in South Africa: Tradition, Modernity, and the Costuming of Political Power [Paperback]

    J.C. Myers(Author); J. C. Myers(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781580463621
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 33
    Indirect rule -- the British colonial policy of employing indigenous tribal chiefs as political intermediaries -- has typically been understood by scholars as little more than an expedient solution to imperial personnel shortages.A reexamination o... .... Learn More
  3. The Urban Roots of Democracy and Political Violence in Zimbabwe

    The Urban Roots of Democracy and Political Violence in Zimbabwe: Harare and Highfield, 1940-1964 [Paperback]

    Timothy Scarnecchia(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781580463638
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 35
    The Urban Roots of Democracy and Political Violence in Zimbabwe details a democratic tradition developed in the 1940s and 1950s, and a movement that would fall victim to an increasingly elitist and divisive political culture by the 1960s. P... .... Learn More
  4. Boswell's Edinburgh Journals

    Boswell's Edinburgh Journals: 1767-1786 [Paperback]

    Hugh M. Milne(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781906566616
    Published by : John Donald Short Run Press
    James Boswell's relish for life, unflinching honesty and wide social contacts make him one of the raciest and most entertaining of all diarists.This is a one-volume edition of the journals he kept while making his living as an advocate in eighteen... .... Learn More
  5. Marco Polo's Le Devisement du Monde

    Marco Polo's Le Devisement du Monde: Narrative Voice, Language and Diversity [Hardback]

    Simon Gaunt(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843843528
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Gallica
    Volume: 31
    Le Devisement du Monde (1298), better though inaccurately known in English as Marco Polo's Travels, is one of only a handful of medieval texts that remain iconic today for European cultural history, and Marco Polo is one of only a ha... .... Learn More
  6. A New Generation of African Writers

    A New Generation of African Writers: Migration, Material Culture and Language [Paperback]

    Brenda Cooper(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781847010766
    Published by : James Currey
    There is a growing interest in books by writers of African origin. These authors have often grown up or passed their early adult years out of Africa. The Orange Prize for Fiction was awarded in London 2007 to Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie's Half of... .... Learn More
  7. The Old English Martyrology

    The Old English Martyrology: Edition, Translation and Commentary [Hardback]

    Christine Rauer(Editor); Christine Rauer(Translator)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843843474
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Texts
    Volume: 10
    The Old English Martyrology is one of the longest and most important prose texts written in Anglo-Saxon England; it also represents one of the most impressive examples of encyclopaedic writing from the European Middle Ages.Probably intended... .... Learn More
  8. Shorter Scottish Medieval Romances

    Shorter Scottish Medieval Romances: Florimond of Albany, Sir Colling the Knycht, King Orphius, Roswall and Lillian [Hardback]

    Rhiannon Purdie(Editor)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781897976364
    Published by : Scottish Text Society
    Series: Scottish Text Society Fifth Series
    Volume: 11
    The four romances in this collection have been unjustly neglected. Indeed, Florimond, King Orphius and Sir Colling were entirely unknown to modern audiences - despite some late-medieval references to the first two -until fragmentary ... .... Learn More
  9. Martinu's Letters Home

    Martinu's Letters Home: Five Decades of Correspondence with Family and Friends [Hardback]

    Bohuslav Martinu(Author); Isa Popelka(Author); Isa Popelka(Editor)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9780907689775
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians in Letters
    Volume: 3
    The 121 letters collected in this book document Martinu's life in his own words, beginning as a student in Prague and Paris, following his flight from Nazi-occupied France and charting his triumphs in American exile; the last letter is dated short... .... Learn More
  10. Medieval English Lyrics and Carols

    Medieval English Lyrics and Carols [Paperback]

    Thomas G. Duncan(Editor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781843843412
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Lyrics and carols are two of the most important types of medieval literature. This anthology provides a generous and wide-ranging selection, beginning with the first lyrics in English to celebrate love as romantic devotion to a woman, and includin... .... Learn More

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