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  1. 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: Volume 88
    In the decades following the 1940s, there has been an explosion of scholarly interest in African-styled traditions and the influence of these traditions upon the African diaspora. Africanized customs within the diaspora have elicited several schol... .... Learn More
  2. Cultivating Their Own

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

    Muey C. Saeteurn(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469791
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 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 Kenya during the "... .... Learn More
  3. 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
    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 of Uganda, Congo, Ta... .... Learn More
  4. 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 most 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
  5. 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
  6. The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa

    The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa: An Alternative Approach to Institutional Order in Transitional Societies [Paperback]

    Kidane Mengisteab(Editor)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9781847012487
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    In the early 1990s, a wave of democratization swept through many African countries, but its prevailing election-centred liberal approach failed to result in sustainable democracies. Why should this be and what can be done about it? This multi-disc... .... Learn More
  7. Rural settlement and economic activity

    Rural settlement and economic activity: olive oil, wine and amphorae production on the Tarhuna plateau during the Roman period [Paperback]

    Muftah Ahmed(Author)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781900971553
    Published by : Society for Libyan Studies
    Rural Settlement and Economic Activity is a key new addition to literature on the rural economy of Tripolitania during Antiquity. The chapters explore the geography and climate of the area a... .... Learn More
  8. Early Symbolic Culture and the Evolution of Behavioral Modernity

    Early Symbolic Culture and the Evolution of Behavioral Modernity [Hardback]

    Nicholas J. Conard(Editor); Ewa Dutkiewicz(Editor)

    $56.00

    ISBN: 9783935751315
    Published by : Kerns Verlag
    Series: Tübingen Publications in Prehistory
    Publication of results from the conference on early symbolic culture and the evolution of behavioral modernity, held as part of the Hugo Obermaier Meeting in Heidenheim, Germany. .... Learn More
  9. Living with Heritage: The Case of Tsodilo World Heritage Site and Neighbouring Localities

    Living with Heritage: The Case of Tsodilo World Heritage Site and Neighbouring Localities [Paperback]

    Stella Basinyi(Author)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9781789693041
    Published by : Archaeopress Access Archaeology
    Series: Cambridge Monographs in African Archaeology
    Volume: 99
    Cultural Heritage Management in most parts of Africa has been concerned and focused on conservation and preservation of cultural and natural heritage and the development of sites for tourism and economic benefit. In this venture, t... .... Learn More
  10. The Middle Stone Age of Nigeria in its West African Context

    The Middle Stone Age of Nigeria in its West African Context [Paperback]

    Philip Allsworth-Jones(Author)

    $71.00

    ISBN: 9781789691382
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This book provides a full up to date account of the evidence relating to the Middle Stone Age in Nigeria and the other countries of West Africa. It relies upon the author’s own fieldwork and extensive personal knowledge of th... .... Learn More

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