E-books: African Studies

  • Hoe And Wage: A Social History Of A Circular Migration System In West Africa book cover

    Hoe And Wage

    A Social History Of A Circular Migration System In West Africa, 1st Edition

    By Dennis D. Cordell

    Based on an unusual source a retrospective survey of migration from 1900 to 1975 this book traces the history of internal and international labor migration in colonial and contemporary Burkina Faso, the West African coast, and other parts of Africa. Interviews with returned migrants elicited…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Rwandan Law book cover

    Introduction to Rwandan Law

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Marie Kamatali

    This book explores key innovations in Rwandan law, exploring how the homegrown legal system with the civil law and common law legal systems. The author explores the history of Rwandan law through pre-colonial, to colonial and post-independence periods, examines the homegrown legal and justice…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Tanzania: An African Experiment book cover

    Tanzania

    An African Experiment, 1st Edition

    By Rodger Yeager

    This book provides an overview of Tanzania, one of Africa's economically most distressed, socially most innovative, and politically most controversial countries. Focusing on the last three decades, it glimpses into the rich Tanzanian past and reflects influences from the world's major cultures.…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge

  • Politics at a Distance from the State: Radical and African Perspectives book cover

    Politics at a Distance from the State

    Radical and African Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirk Helliker, Lucien van der Walt

    For decades, most anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist movements identified radical transformation with capturing state power. The collapse of these statist projects from the 1970s led to a global crisis of left and working class politics. But crisis has also opened space for rediscovering…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Entrepreneurship in Africa: Opportunities for both Africa and Entrepreneurship Research book cover

    Entrepreneurship in Africa

    Opportunities for both Africa and Entrepreneurship Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce T. Lamont, Hermann A. Ndofor

    This book presents current research by leading experts from around the globe on entrepreneurship in Africa, focusing on how entrepreneurship is central to the economic development of many of the economies on the African continent. Collectively, the contributors identify the frontier of impactful…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Participatory Archaeology and Heritage Studies: Perspectives from Africa book cover

    Participatory Archaeology and Heritage Studies

    Perspectives from Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter R. Schmidt

    Participatory Archaeology and Heritage Studies: Perspectives from Africa provides new ways to look at and think about the practice of community archaeology and heritage studies across the globe. Long hidden from view, African experiences and experiments with participatory archaeology and heritage…

    eBook – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa: Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change book cover

    Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    Knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics, trends, drivers…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa book cover

    Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by S.N. Nyeck

    This handbook offers diverse perspectives on queer Africa, incorporating scholarly contributions on themes that reflect and inflect the trajectories of queer contributions to African studies within and outside academia. The Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies incorporates a range of unique…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region book cover

    Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    By Ashok Kapur

    Exploring the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific region, a major hub of global economic/commercial, military, diplomatic and cultural activities in the 21st century, this textbook provides students with an introduction to the existing debates, frameworks and issues surrounding the Indo-Pacific. The…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe book cover

    National Healing, Integration and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ezra Chitando

    This book brings together scholars from diverse backgrounds to provide interdisciplinary perspectives on national healing, integration, and reconciliation in Zimbabwe. Taking into account the complex nature of healing across moral, political, economic, cultural, psychological, and spiritual…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

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