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  1. Educating Liberty

    Educating Liberty: Democracy and Aristocracy in J.S. Mill's Political Thought [Hardback]

    Chris Barker(Author)

    $105.00

    ISBN: 9781580469227
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Alexis de Tocqueville famously identified the problem of democracy as the "tyranny of the majority," where the rule of the majority oppresses or marginalizes minorities and individuals. John Stuart Mill, perhaps more than any other liber... .... Learn More
  2. Race, Decolonization, and Global Citizenship in South Africa

    Race, Decolonization, and Global Citizenship in South Africa [Hardback]

    Chielozona Eze(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469333
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 79
    Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu left an enduring legacy of forgiveness, openness, and solidarity in South Africa. This book looks at how the country's historic transition to democracy has not only changed the negative narrative about South Africa ... .... Learn More
  3. Ethiopian Warriorhood

    Ethiopian Warriorhood: Defence, Land and Society 1800-1941 [Hardback]

    Tsehai Berhane-Selassie(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847011916
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    Volume: 41
    Today best known for their role in defending Ethiopia from Italian invasion 1935-41, chewa warriors protected Ethiopia for centuries. Yet, depicted by some 19th-century Western observers as little more than "a horde" of warmongers... .... Learn More
  4. Building a Peaceful Nation

    Building a Peaceful Nation: Julius Nyerere and the Establishment of Sovereignty in Tanzania, 1960-1964 [Paperback]

    Paul Bjerk(Author)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781580469357
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 63
    In the early 1960s, nationalist politicians established in Tanzania a stable government in the face of external threats and internal turmoil. Paul Bjerk's volume chronicles this history and examines the politics and policies of the nation's first ... .... Learn More
  5. Remaking Mutirikwi

    Remaking Mutirikwi: Landscape, Water and Belonging in Southern Zimbabwe [Paperback]

    Joost Fontein(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781847012111
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    Volume: 40
    Finalist for the African Studies Association 2016 Melville J. Herskovits Award

    The Mutirikwi river was dammed in the early 1960s to make Zimbabwe's second largest lake. This was a key moment in the Europeanisation of Mutirikwi's landscape... .... Learn More
  6. The War Within

    The War Within: New Perspectives on the Civil War in Mozambique, 1976-1992 [Hardback]

    Eric Morier-Genoud(Editor); Michel Cahen(Editor); Domingos M. do Rosário(Editor); Michel Cahen(Author); Domingos M. do Rosário(Author); Domingos M. do Rosário(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847011800
    Published by : James Currey
    The 1976-1992 civil war which opposed the Government of Frelimo and the Renamo guerrillas (among other actors) is a central event in the history of Mozambique. Aiming to open up a new era of studies of the war, this book re-evaluates this period f... .... Learn More
  7. The Politics of Work in a Post-Conflict State

    The Politics of Work in a Post-Conflict State: Youth, Labour & Violence in Sierra Leone [Hardback]

    Luisa Enria(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847011985
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Western Africa Series
    Volume: 12
    High youth unemployment is seen as a major issue across Africa and globally, not solely as a source of concern for economic development, but as a threat to social stability and a challenge to fragile peace. In countries emerging from civil war in ... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. The Sense of Injustice and the Origin of Modern Democracy

    The Sense of Injustice and the Origin of Modern Democracy [Hardback]

    Bruce J. Smith(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781580469234
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    In this study of early modern political thought, Bruce Smith traces the origin of modern democracy to Machiavelli. Offering careful readings of Machiavelli's most important political writings, Smith shows that Machiavelli's analysis of the human s... .... Learn More
  10. Montesquieu: An Introduction

    Montesquieu: An Introduction: A universal mind for a universal science of political-legal systems [Paperback]

    DOMENICO FELICE(Author)

    $21.00

    ISBN: 9788869771422
    Published by : Mimesis International
    What can Montesquieu still teach us today? Montesquieu was the first political writer who formulated the principles of separation of powers and the independence of justice. He was the first to scientifically study human institutions, both ancient ... .... Learn More

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