History: African History

  • Cultural Economies of the Atlantic World: Objects and Capital in the Transatlantic Imagination book cover

    Cultural Economies of the Atlantic World

    Objects and Capital in the Transatlantic Imagination, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Barnett-Woods

    Cultural Economies explores the dynamic intersection of material culture and transatlantic formations of "capital" in the long-eighteenth century. It brings together two cutting-edge fields of inquiry—Material Studies and Atlantic Studies—into a generative collection of essays that investigate…

    Hardback – 2020-05-06 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Nigerian Pentecostalism and Development: Spirit, Power, and Transformation book cover

    Nigerian Pentecostalism and Development

    Spirit, Power, and Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Richard Burgess

    This book examines the contributions, both intentional and unintentional, of Nigerian Pentecostal churches and NGOs to development, studying their development practices broadly in relation to the intersecting spheres of politics, economics, health, education, human rights, and peacebuilding. In…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • 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 – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Rethinking White Societies in Southern Africa: 1930s–1990s book cover

    Rethinking White Societies in Southern Africa

    1930s–1990s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Danelle van Zyl-Hermann, Duncan Money

    This book showcases new research by emerging and established scholars on white workers and the white poor in Southern Africa. Rethinking White Society in Southern Africa challenges the geographical and chronological limitations of existing scholarship by presenting case studies from Angola,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • 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 – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • 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 – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Development In Modern Africa: Past and Present Perspectives book cover

    Development In Modern Africa

    Past and Present Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin S. Shanguhyia, Toyin Falola

    Development in Modern Africa: Past and Present Perspectives contributes to our understanding of Africa’s experiences with the development process. It does so by adopting a historical and contemporary analysis of this experience. The book is set within the context of critiques on development in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law: The Recaptive and the Victim book cover

    The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law

    The Recaptive and the Victim, 1st Edition

    By Emily Haslam

    Modern international criminal law typically traces its origins to the twentieth-century Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, excluding the slave trade and abolition. Yet, as this book shows, the slave trade and abolition resound in international criminal law in multiple ways. Its central focus lies in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge

  • Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa: Shades of Empire book cover

    Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa

    Shades of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Lorena Rizzo

    This book studies the relationship between photography and history in colonial Southern Africa, using a series of encounters with Southern African photographic archives to reflect on photography as a distinct historical form. Through use of private and public archives, images produced by African…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • The Power of Islam in Morocco: Historical and Anthropological Perspectives book cover

    The Power of Islam in Morocco

    Historical and Anthropological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed El Mansour

    The study of Muslim societies has been for a long time the appanage of western Orientalists and European ethnographers whose view from the outside rarely accounted for the complex reality of these societies. This Variorum volume by an eminent North African historian follows the development of Islam…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Africans and the Holocaust: Perceptions and Responses of Colonized and Sovereign Peoples book cover

    Africans and the Holocaust

    Perceptions and Responses of Colonized and Sovereign Peoples, 1st Edition

    By Edward Kissi

    This book is an original and comparative study of reactions in West and East Africa to the persecution and attempted annihilation of Jews in Europe and in former German colonies in sub-Saharan Africa during the Second World War.An intellectual and diplomatic history of World War II and the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

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