History: African History

  • The Fatimids and Egypt book cover

    The Fatimids and Egypt

    By Michael Brett

    This Variorum volume is a collection of articles dealing with Egypt under the Fatimids, originally published in diverse journals and books between 1984 and 2013. The Fatimids came to power in North Africa in 910 CE, and ruled in Egypt from 969 to 1171 CE. As Imams and Caliphs, they claimed…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Variorum Collected Studies

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

    Radical Antiapartheid Internationalism and Exile

    The Life of Elizabeth Mafeking

    By Holly 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 after a banning order that would separate her from her home and family. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Displaced Mozambicans in Postcolonial Tanzania: Refugee Power, Mobility, Education, and Rural Development book cover

    Displaced Mozambicans in Postcolonial Tanzania

    Refugee Power, Mobility, Education, and Rural Development

    By Joanna T. Tague

    This book is the first study of displaced Mozambican men, women, and children—from refugees and asylum seekers to liberation leaders, students and migrant workers—during the war for independence from Portugal (1964-1974). Throughout the war, two distinct communities of Mozambicans emerged. On the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • The Iberian World book cover

    The Iberian World

    Edited by Fernando Bouza, Pedro Cardim, Antonio Feros

    The Iberian World draws together, for the first time in English, the latest research in Iberian studies toward multi-territorial and multi-"national" approaches. It evaluates Spain and Portugal in the 15th-19th centuries including their European possessions, and analyses the interactions and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Character, Ethics and Economics: British Debates on Empire, 1860-1914 book cover

    Character, Ethics and Economics

    British Debates on Empire, 1860-1914

    By Peter Cain

    This book is an examination of the concept of ‘character’ as a moral marker in the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its main purpose is to investigate how the ‘character talk’ that helped to shape elite Britons’ sense of themselves was used at this time to convince audiences, both in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29 

  • The Unwinding of Apartheid: UK-South African Relations, 1986-1990: Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume XI book cover

    The Unwinding of Apartheid: UK-South African Relations, 1986-1990

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume XI

    Edited by Patrick Salmon, Martin Jewitt

    This volume examines diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and South Africa from 1986 to 1990, when deadlock gave way to the first stages in the unwinding of apartheid. By the middle of 1986, the South African Government had succeeded in containing the township revolt, but its hesitant…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Whitehall Histories

  • The ANC and the Liberation Struggle in South Africa: Essential writings book cover

    The ANC and the Liberation Struggle in South Africa

    Essential writings

    Edited by Thula Simpson

    The history of the ANC, which is the oldest liberation movement on the African continent, is one that has generated a great deal of interest amongst historians in recent years. Gone are the days when the history of African nationalism could be relegated to the margins of the study of the South…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 

  • The History of Africa: The Quest for Eternal Harmony book cover

    The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, this book provides a wide-ranging history of Africa from earliest prehistory to the present day―using the cultural, social, political, and economic lenses of Africa as instruments to illuminate the ordinary lives of Africans. The result is a fresh survey that…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 

  • Oppression and Resistance in Africa and the Diaspora book cover

    Oppression and Resistance in Africa and the Diaspora

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Kenneth E. Kalu

    Africa’s modern history is replete with different forms of encounters and conflicts. From the fifteenth century when millions of Africans were forcefully taken away as slaves during the infamous Atlantic slave trade; to the colonial conquests of the nineteenth century where European countries…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Global Africa

  • The Decolonisation of Zimbabwe book cover

    The Decolonisation of Zimbabwe

    Edited by Kate Law

    Rhodesia’s illegal Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) in 1965 is an act that not only shaped regional politics but also had a profound effect on Britain’s attempt to retreat from its empire. This edited collection brings together leading voices in the field, whose contributions – on…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 

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