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A History of Africa

by Hosea Jaffe & Samir Amin

<p>Spanning more than two thousand years of African history, from the African Iron Age to the collapse of colonialism and the beginnings of independence, Hosea Jaffe's magisterial work remains one of the few to do full justice to the continent's

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A History of African Motherhood

The Case of Uganda, 700–1900

by Professor Rhiannon Stephens

This history of African motherhood over the longue durée demonstrates that it was, ideologically and practically, central to social, economic, cultural and political life. The book explores how people in the North Nyanzan societies of Uganda ...

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A History of Modern Oman

by Jeremy Jones & Nicholas Ridout

The ideal introduction to the history of modern Oman from the eighteenth century to the present, this book combines the most recent scholarship on Omani history with insights drawn from a close analysis of the politics and international ...

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A History of Modern Tunisia

by Kenneth Perkins

Kenneth Perkins's second edition of A History of Modern Tunisia carries the history of this country from 2004 to the present, with particular emphasis on the Tunisian revolution of 2011 - the first critical event of that year's Arab Spring and ...

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A History of Modern Uganda

by Richard J. Reid

This book is the first major study in several decades to consider Uganda as a nation, from its precolonial roots to the present day. Here, Richard J. Reid examines the political, economic, and social history of Uganda, providing a unique and ...

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A History of Nigeria

by Toyin Falola & Matthew M. Heaton

Nigeria is Africa's most populous country and the world's eighth largest oil producer, but its success has been undermined in recent decades by ethnic and religious conflict, political instability, rampant official corruption and an ailing ...

ISBN: 9781139931366

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A History of South Sudan

From Slavery to Independence

by Øystein H. Rolandsen & M. W. Daly

South Sudan is the world's youngest independent country. Established in 2011 after two wars, South Sudan has since reverted to a state of devastating civil strife. This book provides a general history of the new country, from the arrival of ...

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A History of Sub-Saharan Africa

by Robert O. Collins & James M. Burns

The second edition of A History of Sub-Saharan Africa continues to provide an accessible introduction to the continent's history for students and general readers. The authors employ a thematic approach to their subject, focusing on how the ...

ISBN: 9781107461406

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A Human Being Died That Night

Forgiving Apartheid's Chief Killer

by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

While working for South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Committee, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela interviewed former police colonel Eugene De Cock, who commanded a unit believed to have killed a number of anti-apartheid activists. De Cock was charged

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A Material Culture

Consumption and Materiality on the Coast of Precolonial East Africa

by Stephanie Wynne-Jones

A Material Culture focuses on objects in Swahili society through the elaboration of an approach that sees people and things as caught up in webs of mutual interaction. It therefore provides both a new theoretical intervention in some of the key ...

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A New Scramble for Africa?

The Rush for Energy Resources in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Sören Scholvin

Global energy consumption will increase rapidly in the next decades. The discrepancy between demand and supply is worrisome within the old and new cores of the world-economy. Sub-Saharan Africa meanwhile possesses vast potential for energy ...

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A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts

Sudan and South Sudan's Bitter and Incomplete Divorce

by James Copnall

What happened after Africa's biggest country split in two? When South Sudan ran up its flag in July 2011, two new nations came into being. In South Sudan a former rebel movement faces colossal challenges in building a new country. At ...

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A Very Different Land

Memories of Empire from the Farmlands of Kenya

by Hilary Sunman

Kenya was a ‘very different land’ for the young officers who went out to Africa to use their technical and professional skills in the early twentieth century. Many such officers were destined for the Colonial Agricultural Service where Hilary ...

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A Zebra in my Lounge

by Thabi Madide

<p>Thandeka Dube is a ten-year-old girl growing up in Delgany Village, in Ireland. Her parents came from South Africa many years ago. Like most children growing up in Ireland, far from Africa, Thandeka believes that what she sees on television ...

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Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Womens Reproductive Rights in South Africa

by Susanne M. Klausen

Abortion Under Apartheid examines the politics of abortion in South Africa during the apartheid era (1948-1990), when termination of pregnancy was criminalized. It analyzes the flourishing clandestine abortion industry, the prosecution of ...

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Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400–1800

by John Thornton

This book explores Africa's involvement in the Atlantic world from the fifteenth century to the eighteenth century. It focuses especially on the causes and consequences of the slave trade, in Africa, in Europe, and in the New World. African ...

ISBN: 9781139636346

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Africa and the Africans in the Nineteenth Century: A Turbulent History

A Turbulent History

by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch & Mary Baker

Most histories seek to understand modern Africa as a troubled outcome of nineteenth century European colonialism, but that is only a small part of the story. In this celebrated book, beautifully translated from the French edition, the history of

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Africa and the World Trade Organization

by Richard E. Mshomba

Mshomba provides a systematic study of Africa as it relates to the World Trade Organization. He examines the WTO's enforcement mechanism; the WTO's broadened mandate, illustrated by the Agreement on Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights; ...

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Africa and World War II

by Carolyn A. Brown, Timothy Parsons, Judith A. Byfield & others

This volume considers the military, economic, and political significance of Africa during World War II. The essays feature new research and innovative approaches to the historiography of Africa and bring to the fore issues of race, gender, and ...

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Africa from MIS 6-2

Population Dynamics and Paleoenvironments

by Sacha C. Jones & Brian A. Stewart

<div>Bringing together archaeological, paleoenvironmental, paleontological and genetic data, this book makes a first attempt to reconstruct African population histories from out species' evolution to the Holocene. Africa during Marine Isotope ...

ISBN: 9789401775205

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