Taylor & Francis India: African Studies

  • 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 
    Global Africa

  • Mambila Divination: Framing Questions, Constructing Answers book cover

    Mambila Divination

    Framing Questions, Constructing Answers, 1st Edition

    By David Zeitlyn

    This book offers a major contribution to the study and analysis of divination, based on continuing fieldwork with the Mambila in Cameroon. It seeks to return attention to the details of divinatory practice, using the questions asked, and life histories to help understand the perspective of the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies: Confrontations and Contradictions book cover

    Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies

    Confrontations and Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By Albert Alhadeff

    This book examines Théodore Géricault’s images of black men, women and children who suffered slavery’s trans-Atlantic passage in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, including his 1819 painting Raft of the Medusa. The book focuses on Géricault’s depiction of black people, his…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Red Money for the Global South: East-South Economic Relations in the Cold War book cover

    Red Money for the Global South

    East-South Economic Relations in the Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Max Trecker

    Red Money for the Global South explores the relationship of the East with the "new" South after decolonization, with a particular focus on the economic motives of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) and other parties that were all striving for mutual cooperation. During the Cold War,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Urban Planning in Rapidly Growing Cities: Developing Addis Ababa book cover

    Urban Planning in Rapidly Growing Cities

    Developing Addis Ababa, 1st Edition

    By Mintesnot G. Woldeamanuel

    This book critically assesses the complex urban issues, planning challenges and development opportunities of rapidly growing cities, using Addis Ababa as a case study. Just like other developing cities, Addis Ababa is undergoing numerous natural and policy-driven changes. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Press Silence in Postcolonial Zimbabwe: News Whiteouts, Journalism and Power book cover

    Press Silence in Postcolonial Zimbabwe

    News Whiteouts, Journalism and Power, 1st Edition

    By Zvenyika Eckson Mugari

    This book focuses on news silence in Zimbabwe, taking as a point of departure the (in)famous blank spaces (whiteouts) which newspapers published to protest official censorship policy imposed by the Rhodesian government from the mid-1960s to the end of that decade. Based on archived news content,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Women, Agency, and the State in Guinea: Silent Politics book cover

    Women, Agency, and the State in Guinea

    Silent Politics, 1st Edition

    By Carole Ammann

    This book examines how women in Guinea articulate themselves politically within and outside institutional politics. It documents the everyday practices that local female actors adopt to deal with the continuous economic, political, and social insecurities that emerge in times of political…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Environmental Justice and Oil Pollution Laws: Comparing Enforcement in the United States and Nigeria book cover

    Environmental Justice and Oil Pollution Laws

    Comparing Enforcement in the United States and Nigeria, 1st Edition

    By Eloamaka Carol Okonkwo

    This book explores the relationship between oil pollution laws and environmental justice by comparing and contrasting the United States and Nigeria. Critically, this book not only examines the fluidity of oil pollutions laws, but also how effective or ineffective enforcement can be viewed through…

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Human Rights Council: The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa book cover

    The Human Rights Council

    The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Damian Etone

    This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review Mechanism (UPR). This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Literary History of the Igbo Novel: African Literature in African Languages book cover

    The Literary History of the Igbo Novel

    African Literature in African Languages, 1st Edition

    By Ernest N. Emenyonu

    This book looks at the trends in the development of the Igbo Novel from its antecedents in oral and performance, through the emergence of the first published novel, Omenuko, in 1933 by Pita Nwana, to the contemporary Igbo novel. Defining Igbo literature as literature in Igbo language and Igbo Novel…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge African Studies

  • Post-Election Violence in Africa: The Impact of Judicial Independence book cover

    Post-Election Violence in Africa

    The Impact of Judicial Independence, 1st Edition

    By Meshack Simati

    This book explores the effect of the judiciary on the incidence of post-election violence by political actors across Africa and within African countries. It examines how variation in judicial independence can constrain or incentivize election violence among democratizing states. Using case studies…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    African Governance

  • Political Protest in Contemporary Kenya: Change and Continuities book cover

    Political Protest in Contemporary Kenya

    Change and Continuities, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Mwathi Mati

    This book analyzes the emergence, strategies and outcomes of the struggle to embed democratic governance and constitutional order in Kenya, showcasing both the power and the limits of citizen agency in the struggle to transform a postcolonial African state. Engaging data from primary…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
    African Governance

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