• African Farmers in Rhodesia: Old and New Peasant Communities in Karangaland book cover

    African Farmers in Rhodesia

    Old and New Peasant Communities in Karangaland, 1st Edition

    By A K H Weinrich

    Originally published in 1975 this book analyses the factors making for success and failure in agricultural development among black Zimbabweans during the 20th century. A detailed analysis is given of 2 tribal trust lands, including government policies and administrative control of these areas,…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The African Today book cover

    The African Today

    1st Edition

    By Diedrich Westermann

    Originally published in 1934, and inevitably a product of the time in which it was published this book nevertheless remains an important volume in African sociology and psychology. Topics such as race, economics, family and kinship, tribal organization, ritual and the supernatural, language and…

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  • Good Company: A Study of Nyakyusa Age-Villages book cover

    Good Company

    A Study of Nyakyusa Age-Villages, 1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1951 this book is a study of village system in southern Tanzania, which at the time of publication was thought to be unique. Each village consisted not of a group of kinsmen but an age-set: a group of male contemporaries, together with their wives and young children. The…

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  • Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa book cover

    Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa

    1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1959, this book includes detailed accounts of Nyakyusa traditions of origin,  osmology and moral values, often in direct quotations from informants, while part of the book is devoted to a description of Christian missions, the growth of African churches and the conflict…

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  • Rituals of Kinship Among the Nyakyusa book cover

    Rituals of Kinship Among the Nyakyusa

    1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1957, analyses the rituals celebrated by groups of kinsmen on the occasion of births, marriages and deaths within the age villages of the Nyakyusa. the connection between the form of the rituals and the kinship structure is examined. The symbolism of the rituals throws great…

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  • Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland book cover

    Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland

    1st Edition

    By R. L. Wishlade

    Originally published in 1965, this is a study of Christian secessionist sects in the southern Province of Nyasaland (Malawi). It discusses the nature and context of sectarianism in Africa and analyses the developemnt of the sects, their ritual and worship and the roles of their officials in the…

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  • Organised Labour: An Introduction to Trade Unionism book cover

    Organised Labour

    An Introduction to Trade Unionism, 1st Edition

    By G. D. H. Cole

    First published in 1924. This book provides a balanced picture of Trade Unionism as it was in the 1920s. The study opens with a brief outline of Trade Union history, before examining Trade Unions’ structure, its place in government, and the internal issues that Trade Unions faced. Organised Labour…

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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Urban Transport: A Century of Progress? book cover

    Urban Transport

    A Century of Progress?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Hey, John Sheldrake

    First published in 1997, this volume enters the debate on urban transport, dealing with a range of issues from questions of ownership and network planning to such matters as investment, usage and technological change.…

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  • Youth and Policy: Contexts and Consequences book cover

    Youth and Policy

    Contexts and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Howard Williamson

    First published in 1997, this volume is concerned primarily, though not exclusively, with one particular vulnerable group: unqualified young men on the margins. These young men, whose cultures of machismo, manualism and anti-mentalism previously served to prepare them for the manual labour market,…

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  • Technology and Rationality book cover

    Technology and Rationality

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Krogh

    First published in 1998, this volume deals with the position and role that the technology of modern society has traditionally had and ought to have within modern social philosophy and social theory. These two considerations are by no means one and the same. This selectivity is expressed both by…

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  • British Routes to India. book cover

    British Routes to India.

    1st Edition

    By Halford Lancaster Hoskins

    First published in 1928, this volume examines the routes to India which originated as a means of communication and casual trading voyages in the late 18th century but which evolved under European imperialism, adding vast significance and definite lines of access alongside economic and social uses…

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  • A Siberian Journey: The Journal of Hans Jakob Fries, 1774 -1776 book cover

    A Siberian Journey

    The Journal of Hans Jakob Fries, 1774 -1776, 1st Edition

    By Hans J. Fries

    Edited by Walther Kirchner

    First published in 1955 in German, this journal, published here in English for the first time, describes the adventures of a young Swiss surgeon who sought his fortune in eighteenth-century Russia, where he eventually made his mark and rose to a high position. The journal covers his journey to…

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