Taylor & Francis India: African Studies

  • New Directions in Africa–China Studies book cover

    New Directions in Africa–China Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Alden, Daniel Large

    Interest in China and Africa is growing exponentially. Taking a step back from the
‘events-driven’ reactions characterizing much coverage, this timely book reflects more deeply on questions concerning how this subject has been, is being and can be
studied. It offers a comprehensive,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02

  • Chinese State Owned Enterprises in West Africa: Triple-embedded globalization book cover

    Chinese State Owned Enterprises in West Africa

    Triple-embedded globalization, 1st Edition

    By Katy Ngan Ting Lam

    This book investigates the globalization process of Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in West Africa, primarily in Benin and Ghana, based on ethnographical studies. It challenges the dominant vision of "a powerful China in Africa", and argues that the so-called "Chinese business advantages" –…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31

  • Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays book cover

    Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays

    1st Edition

    By Ato Sekyi-Otu

     Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays presents a defense of universalism as the foundation of moral and political arguments and commitments. Consisting of five intertwined essays, the book claims that centering such arguments and commitments on a particular place, in this instance the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30

  • Islam in West Africa: Religion, Society and Politics to 1800 book cover

    Islam in West Africa

    Religion, Society and Politics to 1800, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nehemia Levtzion

    First published in 1994, this volume brings together essays from the celebrated scholar of African history, Nehemia Levtzion. The articles cover a wide range of themes including Islamization, Islam in politics, Islamic revolutions and the work of the historian in studying this field. This…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Studies in West African Islamic History: The Cultivators of Islam book cover

    Studies in West African Islamic History

    The Cultivators of Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Ralph Willis

    First published in 1979, this first of three volumes examines the many means and figures through which Islam was cultivated in West Africa over a prolonged period. It combines the work from eminent scholars in the field, most of which have travelled widely in the historic region of Western Sudan.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • The World and a Very Small Place in Africa: A History of Globalization in Niumi, the Gambia book cover

    The World and a Very Small Place in Africa

    A History of Globalization in Niumi, the Gambia, 4th Edition

    By Donald R. Wright

    The World and a Very Small Place in Africa is a fascinating look at how contacts with the wider world have affected how people have lived in Niumi, a small and little-known region at the mouth of West Africa’s Gambia River, for over a thousand years. Drawing on archives, oral traditions and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28

  • A History of Italian Colonialism, 1860–1907: Europe’s Last Empire book cover

    A History of Italian Colonialism, 1860–1907

    Europe’s Last Empire, 1st Edition

    By Giuseppe Finaldi

    This book provides a narrative history of Italian colonialism from Italian unification in the 1860s to the first decade of the twentieth century; that is, it details Italy’s imperialism in the years of the Scramble for Africa. It deals with the factors that drove Italy to search for territory in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Empires in Perspective

  • Epistemic Freedom in Africa: Deprovincialization and Decolonization book cover

    Epistemic Freedom in Africa

    Deprovincialization and Decolonization, 1st Edition

    By Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni

    Epistemic Freedom in Africa is about the struggle for African people to think, theorize, interpret the world and write from where they are located, unencumbered by Eurocentrism. The imperial denial of common humanity to some human beings meant that in turn their knowledges and experiences lost…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Rethinking Development

  • Black Spaces: African Diaspora in Italy book cover

    Black Spaces

    African Diaspora in Italy, 1st Edition

    By Heather Merrill

    Black Spaces examines how space and place are racialized, and the impacts on everyday experiences among African Italians, immigrants, and refugees. It explores the deeply intertwined histories of Africa and Europe, and how people of African descent negotiate, contest, and live with anti-blackness…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Twenty-First Century INTERVENTIONS

  • Somali Piracy: A Criminological Perspective book cover

    Somali Piracy

    A Criminological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jade Lindley

    Maritime piracy off the coast of Somalia was first recognised as a global concern in 2008 after the hijackings of World Food Programme vessels. It remains a serious impediment to international maritime trade and a significant risk to seafarers. Bringing a criminological perspective to the subject,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01

  • Intellectual Property Policy, Law and Administration in Africa: Exploring Continental and Sub-regional Co-operation book cover

    Intellectual Property Policy, Law and Administration in Africa

    Exploring Continental and Sub-regional Co-operation, 1st Edition

    By Caroline B. Ncube

    This book examines the harmonisation of Intellectual Property (IP) policy, law and administration in Africa. Two recent developments have brought this topic to the fore. The first is the escalation of long-standing efforts to establish a Pan-African Intellectual Property Organisation (PAIPO), a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Routledge Revivals: Language in Tanzania (1980) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Language in Tanzania (1980)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Edgar C. Polomé, C. P. Hill

    Originally published in 1980, Language in Tanzania presents a comprehensive overview of the Survey of Language Use and Language Teaching in Eastern Africa. Using extensive research carried out by an interdisciplinary group of international and local scholars, the survey also covers Ethiopia, Kenya,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31

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