E-books: African Studies

  • Bridges To The Future: Prospects For Peace And Security In Southern Africa book cover

    Bridges To The Future

    Prospects For Peace And Security In Southern Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans-Joachim Spanger

    With the ending of white minority rule in South Africa, the democratic elections in Mozambique and the renewed efforts at a negotiated settlement of civil war in Angola, Southern Africa has entered a new era. Much more is required, however, to ensure lasting peace and security. The states on the…

    eBook – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Agriculture And Rural Development In The People's Republic Of The Congo book cover

    Agriculture And Rural Development In The People's Republic Of The Congo

    1st Edition

    By G. Nguyen Tien Hung

    This comprehensive study outlines the current transformation in agriculture and its effect on the demography, development, and economy of the People’s Republic of the Congo. G. Nguyen Tien Hung analyzes fundamental structural changes within the economy and the impact of the application of the…

    eBook – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Agrarian Reform Under State Capitalism In Algeria book cover

    Agrarian Reform Under State Capitalism In Algeria

    1st Edition

    By Karen Pfeifer

    I should like to express my gratitude to some of the peopl e whose hel p and support made this wor k possible. Claudine Chaulet, Rachid Benattig, and the other staff members at the CREA institute in Algiers provided me with access to information for the original research and with an atmosphere of…

    eBook – 2019-03-08
    Routledge

  • Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa book cover

    Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa

    1st Edition

    By Paul E. Lovejoy

    The collective significance of the themes that are explored in Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa bridge the Atlantic and thereby provide insights into historical debates that address the ways in which parts of Africa fitted into the modern world that emerged in the Atlantic basin. The study…

    eBook – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Emotions in Muslim Hausa Women's Fiction: More than Just Romance book cover

    Emotions in Muslim Hausa Women's Fiction

    More than Just Romance, 1st Edition

    By Umma Aliyu Musa

    This book examines the emotions expressed in Hausa women’s prose fiction in northern Nigeria, showing how Hausa Muslim women writers use fiction in their indigenous language to demonstrate and express their anger about the problems they face in a patriarchal society. Umma Aliyu Musa shows how Hausa…

    eBook – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Democracy And Socialism In Africa book cover

    Democracy And Socialism In Africa

    1st Edition

    By Robin Cohen

    After independence many African countries abjured conventional patterns of political representation and democratic participation in the interest of creating a unified state and promoting economic development. Today, however, the dominant models of one-party democracy and African socialism are in…

    eBook – 2019-03-07
    Routledge

  • Mali: A Search For Direction book cover

    Mali

    A Search For Direction, 1st Edition

    By Pascal James Imperato

    This book, based on twenty-three years of research, field work, and contacts with both Malians and non-Malians familiar with Mali, provides an overview of its history, economic development, culture and society. It is intended for general readers and specialists who are interested to know about Mali.…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Conversations In The Rainforest: Culture, Values, And The Environment In Central Africa book cover

    Conversations In The Rainforest

    Culture, Values, And The Environment In Central Africa, 1st Edition

    By Richard Peterson

    A rich, interdisciplinary study of Central African land ethics incorporating conversations with local rainforest inhabitants that yield vibrant new insights into the dilemmas of sustaining Africa's rainforests and its people. In Conversations in the Rainforest, Richard B. Peterson combines…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption: International Agreements as Products of Diffusion and Signals of Commitment book cover

    Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption

    International Agreements as Products of Diffusion and Signals of Commitment, 1st Edition

    By Mathis Lohaus

    Corruption has long been identified as a governance challenge, yet it took states until the 1990s to adopt binding agreements combating it. While the rapid spread of anti-corruption treaties appears to mark a global consensus, a closer look reveals that not all regional and international…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Herders, Warriors, And Traders: Pastoralism In Africa book cover

    Herders, Warriors, And Traders

    Pastoralism In Africa, 1st Edition

    By John G Galaty

    African pastoralists have been devastated by drought, famine and dislocation, yet herding remains the most viable system of support for the inhabitants of the vast arid and semi-arid zones. Using case studies of the Tswana and the San, the interlacustrine pastoralists, the Masai and Mursi of East…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge

  • Children Of Ham: Freed Slaves And Fugitive Slaves On The Kenya Coast, 1873 To 1907 book cover

    Children Of Ham

    Freed Slaves And Fugitive Slaves On The Kenya Coast, 1873 To 1907, 1st Edition

    By Fred Morton

    Children of Ham: Freed Slaves and Fugitives Slaves on the Kenya Coast,I 873 to 1907 is a chronological account of the repeated bids for freedom made by slaves and ex-slaves on the Kenya coast and of the obstacles placed in their way by the British, the Busaidi Arabs, and the peoples of the coast.…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge

  • Emergence Classes Alg/h book cover

    Emergence Classes Alg/h

    1st Edition

    By Marnia Lazreg

    This book seeks to determine the impact of colonialism on the evolution of social classes in Algeria from 1830 to the present, and to analyze the relationship between classes and political and economic development.…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge

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