History: African History

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    The Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations is the first handbook aimed at studying the interactions between countries across Africa and Asia in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. Providing a balanced discussion of historical and on-going processes which have both shaped and changed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Discordant Comrades: Identities and Loyalties on the South African Left book cover

    Discordant Comrades

    Identities and Loyalties on the South African Left

    By Allison Drew

    This title was first published in 2000:  This book considers the fortunes of socialism in South Africa from the doctrine’s arrival around 1900 to its legal suppression in 1950. Socialism’s universal claims had to come to terms with South Africa’s singular national experience in which a racial…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Inside Independent Nigeria: Diaries of Wolfgang Stolper, 1960-1962 book cover

    Inside Independent Nigeria

    Diaries of Wolfgang Stolper, 1960-1962

    Edited by Clive S. Gray

    This title was first published in 2003. Wolfgang Stolper was one of the first Western economists to serve as an adviser in the government of an independent African country. In 1960 he was brought in by the Nigerian government to help shape Nigeria’s first post-independence development plan. His…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Shaping of Africa: Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Shaping of Africa

    Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    By Francesc Relaño

    This title was first published in 2002. When did Africa emerge as a continent in the European mind? This book aims to trace the origins of the idea of Africa and its evolution in Renaissance thought. Particular attention is given to the relationship between the process of acquiring knowledge…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa: From Colonialism to Terrorism book cover

    US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa

    From Colonialism to Terrorism

    By Donna Rose Jackson

    Examining American foreign policy towards the Horn of Africa between 1945 and 1991, this book uses Ethiopia and Somalia as case studies to offer an evaluation of the decision-making process during the Cold War, and consider the impact that these decisions had upon subsequent developments both…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
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    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Colonialism on the Margins of Africa book cover

    Colonialism on the Margins of Africa

    Edited by Linda Piknerová, Jan Záhořík

    Colonial rule shaped the map of Africa like no other event in history. New borders were delineated; explorers and colonial armies were getting into the interior of the continent in order to grab the "magnificent cake of Africa". Colonialism on the Margins of Africa examines less known and smaller…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Allies at the End of Empire: Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76 book cover

    Allies at the End of Empire

    Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76

    Edited by David M. Anderson, Daniel Branch

    The wars of decolonization fought by European colonial powers after 1945 had their origins in the fraught history of imperial domination, but were framed and shaped by the emerging politics of the Cold War. In all the counter-insurgencies mounted against armed nationalist risings in this period,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Understanding the City through its Margins: Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East book cover

    Understanding the City through its Margins

    Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

    Edited by André Chappatte, Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Cities the world over and in particular developing countries suffer from uneven development and inequality. This is often coupled with the view that these inequalities constitute unfortunate anomalies. In contrast, this edited volume draws out the ways in which the city has not been able to exist…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Postcolonial Conflict and the Question of Genocide: The Nigeria-Biafra War, 1967–1970 book cover

    Postcolonial Conflict and the Question of Genocide

    The Nigeria-Biafra War, 1967–1970

    Edited by A. Dirk Moses, Lasse Heerten

    This volume is the first, comprehensive and balanced historical account of the momentous Nigeria-Biafra war. It offers a multi-perspectival treatment of the conflict that explores issues such as local experiences of victims, the massive relief campaigns by humanitarian NGOs and international…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
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    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic book cover

    Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic

    Edited by Jerome C Branche

    Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic is an interdisciplinary collection of essays of wide historical and geographic scope which engages the legacy of diaspora, colonialism and slavery. The contributors explore the confrontation between Africa’s forced migrants and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
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    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians: Poems, Narratives, and Manuals of Instruction from the Third and Second Millenia B.C. book cover

    The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians

    Poems, Narratives, and Manuals of Instruction from the Third and Second Millenia B.C.

    By Adolf Erman

    Originally published in 1927, this text contains a translation of Adolf Erman’s work into English. Erman’s original intention was to bring the songs, stories and poems that have survived from ancient Egypt to the masses of the modern world. The literature of the Egyptian world provides a real…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Ancient African Christianity: An Introduction to a Unique Context and Tradition book cover

    Ancient African Christianity

    An Introduction to a Unique Context and Tradition

    By David E. Wilhite

    Christianity spread across North Africa early, and it remained there as a powerful force much longer than anticipated. While this African form of Christianity largely shared the Latin language and Roman culture of the wider empire, it also represented a unique tradition that was shaped by its&…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
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