History: African History

  • State-Corporate Crime and the Commodification of Victimhood: The Toxic Legacy of Trafigura’s Ship of Death book cover

    State-Corporate Crime and the Commodification of Victimhood

    The Toxic Legacy of Trafigura’s Ship of Death

    By Thomas MacManus

    This book highlights the continuing impunity enjoyed by corporations for large scale crimes, and in particular the crime of toxic waste dumping in Ivory Coast in 2006. It provides an account of the crime, and outlines contributory reasons for the impunity both under the law and from a…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • 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 – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • The Benin Plaques: A 16th Century Imperial Monument book cover

    The Benin Plaques

    A 16th Century Imperial Monument

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Hardback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Colonialism on the Margins of Africa book cover

    Colonialism on the Margins of Africa

    Edited by Jan Záhořík, Linda Piknerová

    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 – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Biographies Between Spheres of Empire: Life History Approaches to Colonial Africa book cover

    Biographies Between Spheres of Empire

    Life History Approaches to Colonial Africa

    Edited by Achim von Oppen, Silke Strickrodt

    Biographical research can illuminate imperial and colonial history. This is particularly true of Africa, where empires competed with one another and colonial society was characterised by rigid divisions. In this book, five biographical studies explore how, in the course of their lives, interpreters…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa: The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions book cover

    Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students?…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology: Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–62 book cover

    The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology

    Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–62

    By Angela Scattolin Morecroft

    In 1759 the botanist and scientist Vitaliano Donati led an expedition to Egypt under the patronage of King Carlo Emanuele III of Sardinia, to acquire Egyptian antiquities for the Museum in Turin. Charting his tumultuous expedition, this book reveals how, in spite of his untimely death in 1762,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • The Ghetto in Global History: 1500 to the Present book cover

    The Ghetto in Global History

    1500 to the Present

    Edited by Wendy Goldman, Joe Trotter

    The Ghetto in Global History explores the stubborn tenacity of ‘the ghetto’ over time. As a concept, policy, and experience, the ghetto has served to maintain social, religious, and racial hierarchies over the past five centuries. Transnational in scope, this book allows readers to draw…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge

  • A History of the Muslim World to 1750: The Making of a Civilization book cover

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750

    The Making of a Civilization, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O. Egger

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750 traces the development of Islamic civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammad to the mid-eighteenth century. Encompassing a wide range of significant events within the period, its coverage includes the creation of the Dar al-Islam (the territory ruled…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Decolonising Imperial Heroes: Cultural legacies of the British and French Empires book cover

    Decolonising Imperial Heroes

    Cultural legacies of the British and French Empires

    Edited by Max Jones, Berny Sèbe, Bertrand Taithe, Peter Yeandle

    The heroes of the British and French empires stood at the vanguard of the vibrant cultures of imperialism that emerged in Europe in the second-half of the nineteenth century. Their stories are well known. Scholars have tended to assume that figures such as Livingstone and Gordon, or Marchand and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Media and the Empire book cover

    Media and the Empire

    Edited by Ruth Teer-Tomaselli, Donal P. McCracken

    This volume on print and broadcast media in the 19th and 20th centuries highlights the pivotal role that the media played in the establishment and maintenance of imperial power. The media bolstered both the ideological and financial objectives of the empire in a myriad of overt, covert, and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • The Middle East and North Africa 2018 book cover

    The Middle East and North Africa 2018

    64th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its sixty-fourth 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 – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    The Middle East and North Africa

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