E-books: African Studies

  • Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World book cover

    Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

    1st Edition

    By Pádraig Carmody

    Taking a critical and historical view, this text explores the theory and changing practice of international development. It provides an overview of how the field has evolved and the concrete impacts of this on the ground on the lives of people in the Global South. Development Theory and Practice…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Religions in Contemporary Africa: An Introduction book cover

    Religions in Contemporary Africa

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Laura S. Grillo, Adriaan van Klinken, Hassan J. Ndzovu

    Religions in Contemporary Africa is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the three main religious traditions on the African continent, African indigenous religions, Christianity and Islam. The book provides a historical overview of these important traditions and focuses on the roles they…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • The History of Africa: The Quest for Eternal Harmony book cover

    The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, The History of Africa provides an accessible narrative from earliest prehistory to the present day, with unusual attention paid to the ordinary lives of Africans. This survey includes a wealth of indigenous ideas, African concepts, and traditional outlooks that have…

    eBook – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Debating African Philosophy: Perspectives on Identity, Decolonial Ethics and Comparative Philosophy book cover

    Debating African Philosophy

    Perspectives on Identity, Decolonial Ethics and Comparative Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Hull

    In African countries there has been a surge of intellectual interest in foregrounding ideas and thinkers of African origin—in philosophy as in other disciplines—that have been unjustly ignored or marginalized. African scholars have demonstrated that precolonial African cultures generated ideas and…

    eBook – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights: History, Politics, Practice book cover

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights

    History, Politics, Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rajini Srikanth, Elora Halim Chowdhury

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights: History, Politics, Practice is an edited collection that brings together analyses of human rights work from multiple disciplines. Within the academic sphere, this book will garner interest from scholars who are invested in human rights as a field of…

    eBook – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • When Hens Begin To Crow: Gender And Parliamentary Politics In Uganda book cover

    When Hens Begin To Crow

    Gender And Parliamentary Politics In Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Sylvia Tamale

    Among African countries, Uganda is unique in its affirmative action program for women. In the late 1980s, President Yoweri Museveni announced his belief that Uganda's successful development depended on increased gender equity and backed his opinions by setting several women-centered policies in…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • African Film Studies: An Introduction book cover

    African Film Studies

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Boukary Sawadogo

    African Film Studies: An Introduction is an accessible and authoritative textbook on African cinema as a field of study. The book provides a succinct and comprehensive study of the history, aesthetics, and theory of sub-Saharan African cinematic productions that is grounded in the field of film…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • The Politicisation Of Islam: A Case Study Of Tunisia book cover

    The Politicisation Of Islam

    A Case Study Of Tunisia, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed Elhachmi Hamdi

    The Politicisation of Islam: A Case Study of Tunisia traces the emergence, rise, and recent eclipse of the modern Tunisian Islamic movement, al-Nahda, and provides a comprehensive analysis of its political, social, and intellectual discourse. A valuable contribution to the study of political Islam,…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Gender Politics In Sudan: Islamism, Socialism, And The State book cover

    Gender Politics In Sudan

    Islamism, Socialism, And The State, 1st Edition

    By Sondra Hale

    Focusing on the relationship between gender and the state in the construction of national identity politics in twentieth-century northern Sudan, the author investigates the mechanisms that the state and political and religious interest groups employ for achieving political and cultural hegemony.…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • African Women: A Modern History book cover

    African Women

    A Modern History, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Coquery-vidrovitch

    This sweeping, innovative book is the first to reconstruct the full history of women in sub-Saharan Africa. Tracing the lot of African women from the eve of the colonial period to the present, Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch sheds light on issues ranging from gender to economy, politics, society, and…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • The Crown And The Turban: Muslims And West African Pluralism book cover

    The Crown And The Turban

    Muslims And West African Pluralism, 1st Edition

    By Lamin Sanneh

    This fascinating study explores the clash of civilizations between the secular government and Muslim traditions in West Africa, appraising the challenge of separating the administration of the state from the deeply held beliefs of the Islamic peoples of the region. Lamin Sanneh, awarded Senegals…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

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