History: African History

  • Free(ing) France in Colonial Brazzaville: Race, Urban Space, and the Making of Afrique Française Libre book cover

    Free(ing) France in Colonial Brazzaville

    Race, Urban Space, and the Making of Afrique Française Libre, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Sanchez

    This monograph examines Brazzaville’s role in remaking the Free France movement after the fall of France in 1940. Suddenly, Brazzaville, a marginal city in the French empire prior to the fall of France, became the capital of Afrique Française Libre. This book analyzes the international imagining…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate book cover

    The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions

    Professing Hate, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Gendron

    The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate is a study of the ways in which various extremist groups have appropriated education for social manipulation in order to gain political power, and in some cases, to incite violence. It is a detailed exploration of case studies…

    Hardback – 2020-02-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Transnational Histories of Southern Africa’s Liberation Movements book cover

    Transnational Histories of Southern Africa’s Liberation Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jocelyn Alexander, JoAnn McGregor, Blessing-Miles Tendi

    Transnational Histories of Southern Africa’s Liberation Movements offers new perspectives on southern Africa’s wars of national liberation, drawing on extensive oral historical and archival research. Assuming neither the primacy of nationalist loyalties as they exist today nor any single path to…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge
    Southern African Studies

  • The Colonial Epoch in Africa book cover

    The Colonial Epoch in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Maddox

    The articles collected in this study, first published in 1993, concentrates on the transformation and continuities in African societies during the height of the colonial era, and explores the struggles by Africans to find space – socially, politically, or economically – within the confines of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • Conquest and Resistance to Colonialism in Africa book cover

    Conquest and Resistance to Colonialism in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Maddox

    The articles collected in this study, first published in 1993, concentrates on African struggles to maintain their autonomy. Although the history of interaction between African peoples and those from outside that continent is old, for most of Africa colonial domination by European powers was both…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • An Economic History of West Africa book cover

    An Economic History of West Africa

    2nd Edition

    By A. G. Hopkins

    This pioneering and celebrated work was the first, and remains the standard, account of the economic history of the huge area conventionally known as West Africa. The book ranges from prehistoric times to independence and covers the former French territories, as well as those colonised by the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Middle East and North Africa 2020 book cover

    The Middle East and North Africa 2020

    66th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its sixty-sixth edition, this title continues to provide the most up-to-date geopolitical and economic information for this important world area. Key Features: - covers the Middle East and North Africa from Algeria to Yemen - includes topical contributions from acknowledged experts on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Middle East and North Africa

  • Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique: Bodily Memory and the Gendered Aesthetics of Belonging book cover

    Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique

    Bodily Memory and the Gendered Aesthetics of Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Jonna Katto

    This book tells the history of the changing gendered landscapes of northern Mozambique from the perspective of women who fought in the armed struggle for national independence, diverting from the often-told narrative of women in nationalist wars that emphasizes a linear plot of liberation. Taking a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Africa South of the Sahara 2020 book cover

    Africa South of the Sahara 2020

    49th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    The definitive one-volume guide to all sub-Saharan African countries, providing invaluable economic, political, statistical and directory data. General Survey Thoroughly revised and updated analytical articles written by experts on the region and covering both continent-wide and sub-regional issues…

    Hardback – 2019-10-24 
    Routledge
    Africa South of the Sahara

  • Misrepresenting Black Africa in U.S. Museums: Black Skin, Black Masks book cover

    Misrepresenting Black Africa in U.S. Museums

    Black Skin, Black Masks, 1st Edition

    By P.A. Mullins

    This book is an examination of race, Black African objects, identity, museums at the turn of the 19th century in the U.S. via the history of the earliest collectors of Black African objects in the U.S.. Misrepresenting Black Africa in American Museums explores black identity as a changing, nuanced…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

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