E-books: African Studies

  • Primary Resources and Energy in the Third World book cover

    Primary Resources and Energy in the Third World

    1st Edition

    By John Soussan

    Originally published in 1988. In this clear yet stimulating introductory text John Soussan explores the issues and arguments involved using a variety of case studies from across the Third World, including the tin mining industry, Rio Tinto-Zinc and fuelwood in Kenya.…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Positive Tourism in Africa book cover

    Positive Tourism in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mucha Mkono

    Positive Tourism in Africa provides a crucial counter-narrative to the prevailing colonial and reductionist perspective on Africa’s tourism trajectory and future. It offers a uniquely optimistic outlook for tourism in Africa whilst acknowledging the many challenges that African countries continue…

    eBook – 2019-03-20
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • The Culture of Dissenting Memory: Truth Commissions in the Global South book cover

    The Culture of Dissenting Memory

    Truth Commissions in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Véronique Tadjo

    This volume deals with the manifold ways in which histories are debated and indeed historicity and historiography themselves are interrogated via the narrative modes of the truth commissions. It traces the various medial responses (memoirs, fiction, poetry, film, art) which have emerged in the wake…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Expanding Perspectives on Human Rights in Africa book cover

    Expanding Perspectives on Human Rights in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure, Bonny Ibhawoh

    This book draws attention to emerging issues around the rights of minorities, marginalized groups, and persons in Africa. It explores the gaps between human rights provisions and conditions, showing that although international human rights principles have been embraced in the continent, various…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Radical Antiapartheid Internationalism and Exile: The Life of Elizabeth Mafeking book cover

    Radical Antiapartheid Internationalism and Exile

    The Life of Elizabeth Mafeking, 1st Edition

    By Holly Y. McGee

    Elizabeth Mafeking was a titanic figure in the history of resistance to Apartheid in South Africa, a mother of 11 who travelled to Bulgaria to publicize the evils of racial segregation, before escaping into exile from a banning order that would have separated her from her home and family. Radical…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Routledge Handbook of African Literature book cover

    Routledge Handbook of African Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Moradewun Adejunmobi, Carli Coetzee

    The turn of the twenty-first century has witnessed an expansion of critical approaches to African literature. The Routledge Handbook of African Literature is a one-stop publication bringing together studies of African literary texts that embody an array of newer approaches applied to a wide range…

    eBook – 2019-03-13

  • Confrontation And Liberation In Southern Africa: Regional Directions After The Nkomati Accord book cover

    Confrontation And Liberation In Southern Africa

    Regional Directions After The Nkomati Accord, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ibrahim S. R. Msabaha

    The 1984 "Nkomati Accord"—a bilateral security agreement between South Africa and Mozambique to eliminate guerrilla threats on both sides of a common border—was a milestone in regional confrontation and cooperation. Yet, the real challenge to the white South African regime is not external; it is…

    eBook – 2019-03-13

  • African International Relations: An Annotated Bibliography, Second Edition book cover

    African International Relations

    An Annotated Bibliography, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Mark W. DeLancey

    African International Relations is a thoroughly revised and updated bibliography that contains annotated entries for international books and journal articles in the field of African international relations.…

    eBook – 2019-03-13

  • Networks Of Dissolution: Somalia Undone book cover

    Networks Of Dissolution

    Somalia Undone, 1st Edition

    By Anna Simons

    In this penetrating and timely book, Anna Simons documents Somalia's impending slide toward anarchy. How do people react to a failing yet still repressive government? What do they do when the banks run out of cash? How do they cope with unprecedented uncertainty? These are some of the questions…

    eBook – 2019-03-13

  • Cameroon: Dependence And Independence book cover


    Dependence And Independence, 1st Edition

    By Mark W. DeLancey

    This book examines whether Cameroon is self-sufficient in food, debt free, and politically stable, with objectivity and insight. It also examines the success or failure met by Cameroon in solving the problems of nation building, state building, and economic growth.…

    eBook – 2019-03-13

  • African Upheavals Since Independence book cover

    African Upheavals Since Independence

    1st Edition

    By Grace Stuart Ibingira

    Grace Ibingira seeks the fundamental causes of the widespread upheavals (at least thirty-eight army coups in the past fifteen years) in African states today and finds them in the inadequate colonial preparation of African leaders for the responsibilities of independence, the earlier practices of "…

    eBook – 2019-03-13

  • Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics: South Africa and the ‘Congo Crisis’, 1960-1965 book cover

    Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics

    South Africa and the ‘Congo Crisis’, 1960-1965, 1st Edition

    By Lazlo Passemiers

    Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics argues that as much as the ‘Congo crisis’ (1960-1965) was a Cold War battleground, so too was it a battleground for Southern Africa’s decolonisation. This book provides a transnational history of African decolonisation, apartheid diplomacy, and Southern…

    eBook – 2019-03-11
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

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