African Studies Spring Quarter Collection

We are delighted to share with you our Spring collection of newly published reference titles in African Studies.

Featured titles

  • The ANC and the Liberation Struggle in South Africa

    Essential writings

    Edited by Thula Simpson

    The history of the ANC, which is the oldest liberation movement on the African continent, is one that has generated a great deal of interest amongst historians in recent years. Gone are the days when the history of African nationalism could be relegated to the margins of the study of the South…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Issues in Swahili Ethnography

    Edited by Iain Walker

    The term ‘Swahili’ describes the Muslim peoples of the East African coast, speakers of Kiswahili or closely related languages, who have historically filled roles as middlemen and merchants, the cosmopolitan products of a trading economy between Africa and the Indian Ocean world. This collection…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • Ethiopians in an Age of Migration

    Scattered lives beyond borders

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The migration of Ethiopians across international borders is a recent phenomenon because of the limited integration of the country and society to the global economy. Since it was never colonized – aside from the Italian occupation of 1936-1941 – Ethiopia’s economy and society were not directly…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge

  • The Horn of Africa since the 1960s

    Local and International Politics Intertwined

    Edited by Aleksi Ylönen, Jan Záhořík

    The Horn of Africa has long been one of the most dynamic and politically turbulent sub-regions on the African continent.  Host to great ancient civilizations, diverse peoples, and expansive states, the region has experienced massive social, economic, and political transformations which have given…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • Global Africans

    Race, Ethnicity and Shifting Identities

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Cacee Hoyer

    "Black," "African," "African descendant" and "of African heritage," are just some of the ways Africans and Africans in the diaspora (both old and new) describe themselves. This volume examines concepts of race, ethnicity, and identity as they are ascribed to people of colour around the world,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Resilience and Collapse in African Savannahs

    Causes and consequences of environmental change in east Africa

    Edited by Michael Bollig, David M. Anderson

    This book assesses the causes and consequences of environmental change in East Africa, asking whether local African communities are sufficiently resilient to cope with the ecological and social challenges that confront them. It focuses on the savannahs of the Baringo-Bogoria basin, and the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge

  • The Development of African Capital Markets

    A Legal and Institutional Approach

    By Boniface Chimpango

    Most capital markets that have been established in developing economies like Africa have struggled to make progress over two decades down the line. Development of African Capital Markets explores why these markets have remained underdeveloped and discusses a possible development theory that can be…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • The Nilotes of the Sudan and Uganda

    East Central Africa Part IV

    By Audrey Butt

    Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, originally published between 1950 and 1977, collected ethnographic information on the peoples of Africa, using all available sources: archives, memoirs and reports as well…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Ethnographic Survey of Africa

  • The Benin Kingdom and the Edo-Speaking Peoples of South-Western Nigeria

    Western Africa Part XIII

    By R. E. Bradbury

    Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, published between 1950 and 1977, brings together a wealth of previously un-co-ordinated material on the ethnic groupings and social conditions of African peoples. Concise,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Ethnographic Survey of Africa