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Memories of Violence in Peru and the Congo Writing on the Brink

Memories of Violence in Peru and the Congo: Writing on the Brink

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By Gilbert Shang Ndi
October 21, 2021

The book presents an intertextual and comparative analysis of memories of violence in Peruvian and Congolese Literature. Examining a variety of novels that offer insightful representation of violence in their respective historical settings, the author argues that similar historical experiences ...

Black–Arab Encounters in Literature and Film

Black–Arab Encounters in Literature and Film

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By Touria Khannous
August 27, 2021

This book investigates how representations of Black Africans have been negotiated over time in Arabic literature and film. The book offers direct readings of a representative selection of primary texts, shedding light on the divergent ways these authors understood race across different genres, ...

The De-Africanization of African Art Towards Post-African Aesthetics

The De-Africanization of African Art: Towards Post-African Aesthetics

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Edited By Denis Ekpo, Pfunzo Sidogi
August 13, 2021

This book argues for a radical new approach to thinking about art and creativity in Africa, challenging outdated normative discourses about Africa’s creative heritage. Africanism, which is driven by a traumatic response to colonialism in Africa, has an almost unshakable stranglehold on the content...

Decolonising Childhoods in Eastern Africa Literary and Cultural Representations

Decolonising Childhoods in Eastern Africa: Literary and Cultural Representations

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By Oduor Obura
July 13, 2021

This book deconstructs Eurocentric narratives and showcases local voices to re-examine childhood in Eastern Africa. Moving away from portrayals of eastern African childhood as characterised by want, the author argues for a differentiated and pluralist nature of the eastern African childhood. Taking...

Oral Literary Performance in Africa Beyond Text

Oral Literary Performance in Africa: Beyond Text

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Edited By Nduka Otiono, Chiji Akọma
June 18, 2021

This book delivers an admirably comprehensive and rigorous analysis of African oral literatures and performance. Gathering insights from distinguished scholars in the field, the book provides a range of contemporary interdisciplinary perspectives in the study of oral literature and its ...

Mennonites and Post-Colonial African Studies

Mennonites and Post-Colonial African Studies

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Edited By John M. Janzen, Harold F. Miller, John C. Yoder
March 02, 2021

This book examines the evolution of post-colonial African Studies through the eyes of Africanists from the Anabaptist (Mennonite and Church of the Brethren) community. The book chronicles the lives of twenty-two academics and practitioners whose work spans from the immediate post-colonial period in...

Culture and Development in Africa and the Diaspora

Culture and Development in Africa and the Diaspora

1st Edition

Edited By Ahmad Shehu Abdussalam, Ibigbolade Simon Aderibigbe, Sola Timothy Babatunde, Olutola Opeyemi Akindipe
December 31, 2020

This book examines the intersection between cultural identities and development in African and the Diaspora from multidisciplinary perspectives. Starting with the premise that culture is one of the most significant factors in development, the book examines diverse topics such as the migrations of ...

Healthcare Education in Nigeria Evolutions and Emerging Paradigms

Healthcare Education in Nigeria: Evolutions and Emerging Paradigms

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By Joseph A. Balogun
December 31, 2020

This book provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of the training of health professionals in Nigeria, looking back to how health care education has evolved in the country over time, before investigating new and emerging trends. The book begins with a discussion of the fundamentals of...

African Transnational Mobility in China Africans on the Move

African Transnational Mobility in China: Africans on the Move

1st Edition

By Roberto Castillo
December 30, 2020

Considering the African presence in China from an ethnographic and cultural studies perspective, this book offers a new way to theorise contemporary and future forms of transnational mobilities while expanding our understandings around the transformations happening in both China and Africa. The ...

African Scholars and Intellectuals in North American Academies Reflections on Exile and Migration

African Scholars and Intellectuals in North American Academies: Reflections on Exile and Migration

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Edited By Sabella Ogbobode Abidde
November 30, 2020

This book examines the process and events surrounding the migration of African scholars, as well as their lives and lived experiences within and outside of their colleges and universities. The chapters chronicle the lived-experiences and observations of African scholars in North America and examine...

Blackness in Israel Rethinking Racial Boundaries

Blackness in Israel: Rethinking Racial Boundaries

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Edited By Uri Dorchin, Gabriella Djerrahian
November 27, 2020

This book explores contemporary inflections of blackness in Israel and foreground them in the historical geographies of Europe, the Middle East, and North America. The contributors engage with expressions and appropriations of modern forms of blackness for boundary-making, boundary-breaking, and ...

African Language Media Development, Economics and Management

African Language Media: Development, Economics and Management

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Edited By Abiodun Salawu
November 17, 2020

This edited volume considers why the African language press is unstable and what can be done to develop quality African language journalism into a sustainable business. Providing an overview of the African language journalism landscape, this book examines the challenges of operating sustainable ...

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