E-books: African History

  • Rethinking White Societies in Southern Africa: 1930s–1990s book cover

    Rethinking White Societies in Southern Africa

    1930s–1990s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duncan Money, Danelle van Zyl-Hermann

    This book showcases new research by emerging and established scholars on white workers and the white poor in Southern Africa. Rethinking White Societies in Southern Africa challenges the geographical and chronological limitations of existing scholarship by presenting case studies from Angola,…

    eBook – 2020-02-12
    Routledge

  • The Literary History of the Igbo Novel: African Literature in African Languages book cover

    The Literary History of the Igbo Novel

    African Literature in African Languages, 1st Edition

    By Ernest N. Emenyonu

    This book looks at the trends in the development of the Igbo novel from its antecedents in oral performance, through the emergence of the first published novel, Omenuko, in 1933 by Pita Nwana, to the contemporary Igbo novel. Defining "Igbo literature" as literature in Igbo language, and "Igbo novel…

    eBook – 2020-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Misrepresenting Black Africa in U.S. Museums: Black Skin, Black Masks book cover

    Misrepresenting Black Africa in U.S. Museums

    Black Skin, Black Masks, 1st Edition

    By P.A. Mullins

    This book is an examination of race, Black African objects, identity, museums at the turn of the 19th century in the U.S. via the history of the earliest collectors of Black African objects in the U.S.. Misrepresenting Black Africa in American Museums explores black identity as a changing, nuanced…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • An Economic History of West Africa book cover

    An Economic History of West Africa

    2nd Edition

    By A. G. Hopkins

    This pioneering and celebrated work was the first, and remains the standard, account of the economic history of the huge area conventionally known as West Africa. The book ranges from prehistoric times to independence and covers the former French territories, as well as those colonised by the…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Development In Modern Africa: Past and Present Perspectives book cover

    Development In Modern Africa

    Past and Present Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin S. Shanguhyia, Toyin Falola

    Development in Modern Africa: Past and Present Perspectives contributes to our understanding of Africa’s experiences with the development process. It does so by adopting a historical and contemporary analysis of this experience. The book is set within the context of critiques on development in…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa: Shades of Empire book cover

    Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa

    Shades of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Lorena Rizzo

    This book studies the relationship between photography and history in colonial Southern Africa, using a series of encounters with Southern African photographic archives to reflect on photography as a distinct historical form. Through use of private and public archives, images produced by African…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Fighting Rommel: The British Imperial Army in North Africa during the Second World War, 1941–1943 book cover

    Fighting Rommel

    The British Imperial Army in North Africa during the Second World War, 1941–1943, 1st Edition

    By Kaushik Roy

    Fighting Rommel examines how and why some armies innovate under pressure while others do not. Focusing on the learning culture of the British Imperial Forces, it looks at the Allied campaign during the Second World War against the Afrika Korps of Rommel. The volume highlights the hitherto…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge India

  • Africans and the Holocaust: Perceptions and Responses of Colonized and Sovereign Peoples book cover

    Africans and the Holocaust

    Perceptions and Responses of Colonized and Sovereign Peoples, 1st Edition

    By Edward Kissi

    This book is an original and comparative study of reactions in West and East Africa to the persecution and attempted annihilation of Jews in Europe and in former German colonies in sub-Saharan Africa during the Second World War.An intellectual and diplomatic history of World War II and the…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Race and Afro-Brazilian Agency in Brazil book cover

    Race and Afro-Brazilian Agency in Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Tshombe Miles

    This book provides an insight into the Afro-Brazilian experience of racism in Brazil from the 19th Century to the present day, exploring people of African Ancestry’s responses to racism in the context of a society where racism was present in practice, though rarely explicit in law. Race and…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • Yoruba Oral Tradition in Islamic Nigeria: A History of Dàdàkúàdá book cover

    Yoruba Oral Tradition in Islamic Nigeria

    A History of Dàdàkúàdá, 1st Edition

    By Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

    This book traces Dàdàkúàdá’s history and artistic vision and discusses its vibrancy as the most popular traditional Yoruba oral art form in Islamic Africa. Foregrounding the role of Dàdàkúàdá in Ilorin, and of Ilorin in Dàdàkúàdá the book covers the history, cultural identity, performance…

    eBook – 2019-06-28
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World: The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora book cover

    Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World

    The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hanserd

    This book applies oral, archival and other interdisciplinary evidence from West Africa and the Americas to analyses of new world Maroons, slaves and free blacks, examining a "Gold Coast" entrepot of Akan, Ga, Guan and other peoples in an Atlantic era of non-linear, mutable intersection of contested…

    eBook – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • The School in the Bush book cover

    The School in the Bush

    2nd Edition

    By A. Victor Murray

    Published in 1967: The School in the Bush is about Missionary Education in British territories in Africa.…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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