History: African History

  • Finance in Colonial Zimbabwe: Money, Sanctions and War Economy book cover

    Finance in Colonial Zimbabwe

    Money, Sanctions and War Economy, 1st Edition

    By Tinashe Nyamunda

    This book explores late colonial Zimbabwe’s troubled transition from colony to independent state from a financial and economic history perspective. It shows that Zimbabwe’s decolonisation was crucially shaped by financial and economic arrangements. The author naturally considers Rhodesia’s…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Fatimids and Egypt book cover

    The Fatimids and Egypt

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-05-21 
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Africa in World Affairs: Politics of Imperialism, the Cold War and Globalisation book cover

    Africa in World Affairs

    Politics of Imperialism, the Cold War and Globalisation, 1st Edition

    By Rajen Harshé

    Africa finds itself at the centre-stage of world politics in the 21st Century. To truly determine its rising influence and role in world affairs would mean unravelling the politics of imperialism, the Cold War and globalisation. Going beyond Euro-American perspectives, this book presents a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-06 

  • A History of West Africa book cover

    A History of West Africa

    1st Edition

    By Akanmu Adebayo

    This textbook provides students with a comprehensive and engaging narrative of the history of West Africa from the earliest times to the present. Based on several decades of research and teaching on Africa, the book exposes students and readers to a more balanced history of West Africa. The content…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 

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

    Radical Antiapartheid Internationalism and Exile

    The Life of Elizabeth Mafeking, 1st Edition

    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 from a banning order that would have separated her from her home and family. Radical…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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

    Discordant Comrades

    Identities and Loyalties on the South African Left, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Culture of Dissenting Memory: Truth Commissions in the Global South book cover

    The Culture of Dissenting Memory

    Truth Commissions in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Véronique Tadjo

    This volume deals with the manifold ways in which histories are debated and indeed historicity and historiography themselves are interrogated via the narrative modes of the truth commissions. It traces the various medial responses (memoirs, fiction, poetry, film, art) which have emerged in the wake…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World: The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora book cover

    Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World

    The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hanserd

    What is the importance of African worldviews, histories and individual lives to identity, spirituality and perceptions of freedom in the Afro-Atlantic? This book uses West African culture and history as a viewpoint to specify that central question. The author includes oral, archival and other…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge African Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Global Africa

  • New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans book cover

    New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – were created by South Africa’s apartheid regime as ethnically-defined territories for Africans. Granted self-governing and ‘independent’ status by Pretoria, they aimed to deflect the demands for full political representation by black South Africans and were shunned…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 

  • Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics: South Africa and the ‘Congo Crisis’, 1960-1965 book cover

    Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics

    South Africa and the ‘Congo Crisis’, 1960-1965, 1st Edition

    By Lazlo Passemiers

    Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics argues that as much as the ‘Congo crisis’ (1960-1965) was a Cold War battleground, so too was it a battleground for Southern Africa’s decolonisation. This book provides a transnational history of African decolonisation, apartheid diplomacy, and Southern…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12 
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

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