E-books: African Studies

  • Politics And Economic Development In book cover

    Politics And Economic Development In

    1st Edition

    By Tom Forrest

    Since the end of civil war in 1970, Nigeria has struggled to build a stronger federal center and to reduce conflicts that have arisen from uneven development and from ethnic, regional, class and religious differences. This book provides a comprehensive account of the dynamic interplay between the…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • A Peace In Southern Africa: The Lancaster House Conference On Rhodesia, 1979 book cover

    A Peace In Southern Africa

    The Lancaster House Conference On Rhodesia, 1979, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Davidow

    In the middle of 1979 Rhodesia formed one leg of the triad of southern Africa's remaining white-ruled states. The country appeared no closer to peace and majority rule than it had at any time since Ian Smith's 1965 Unilateral Declaration of Independence. But by the end of that year a remarkable…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women: Education, Emancipation and Empowerment book cover

    Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women

    Education, Emancipation and Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Taeko Takayanagi

    Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women highlights the importance and role of informal education in the emancipation and development of Maasai village women in Kenya. At present, knowledge and research on the impact of informal learning and literacy on community development is limited,…

    eBook – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Early Childhood Development in Humanitarian Crises: South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda book cover

    Early Childhood Development in Humanitarian Crises

    South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Sweta Shah

    This book provides an analysis of Early Childhood Development (ECD) in South Sudanese refugee camps in Uganda, making the case for the design and implementation of programmes for ECD in emergency situations. Illustrating the current place of ECD in the humanitarian landscape and the environment in…

    eBook – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on African Education

  • Southern Africa Since The Portuguese Coup book cover

    Southern Africa Since The Portuguese Coup

    1st Edition

    By John Seiler

    First published in 1980.  Toward the end of 1975 the author decided to edit a collection of essays on political developments in Southern Africa. Regional events since the Portuguese coup in April 1974 had already made an enormous impact, first suggesting the possibilities of peaceful…

    eBook – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Surrender Or Starve: The Wars Behind The Famine book cover

    Surrender Or Starve

    The Wars Behind The Famine, 1st Edition

    By Robert D Kaplan

    Famine in the Horn is both a tool and an aspect of ethnic conflict, with the Ethiopian Amharas of the central highlands pitted against the Eritreans and Tigreans of the north. The overwhelming majority of U.S. journalists have reported on Ethiopia from one side only-that of the Amharas in Addis…

    eBook – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Chad: A Nation In Search Of Its Future book cover

    Chad

    A Nation In Search Of Its Future, 1st Edition

    By Mario Azevedo

    Chad, the fifth largest country in Africa, has experienced great difficulties politically, economically, and socially. During the 1980s and early 1990s, Chad briefly held international attention because of its warring with Libya. This situation underlines Chad's potential for drawing its…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • African Intellectuals in the Post-colonial World book cover

    African Intellectuals in the Post-colonial World

    1st Edition

    By Fetson A Kalua

    This book examines the role of African intellectuals in the years since the end of colonialism, studying the contribution that has been made by such individuals, both to political causes and to development within Africa. Studying the concept of the "intellectual" within an African context, this…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Challenge To Imperialism: The Frontline States In The Liberation Of Zimbabwe book cover

    Challenge To Imperialism

    The Frontline States In The Liberation Of Zimbabwe, 1st Edition

    By Carol B. Thompson

    Challenge to Imperialism is the first comprehensive analysis of the Zimbabwean struggle for independence in its international context. Based on extensive research in the southern African region and on interviews with the ZANU and ZAPU leaders in exile during the war, this study is an analysis of…

    eBook – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Elections In Independent Africa book cover

    Elections In Independent Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fred M. Hayward

    The electoral process has been an integral part of the political landscape of independent Africa for more than a quarter-century and has roots going back to traditional African societies. An examination of the independence period demonstrates the rich diversity of forms, experiences, and meanings…

    eBook – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries book cover

    Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Manu, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo

    The global construction sector is infamous for high levels of injuries, accidents and fatalities, and poor health and well-being of its workforce. While this record appears in both developed and developing countries, the situation is worse in developing countries, where major spending on…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Spon Research

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