African Studies Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa-Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo Carvalho, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    This volume is the first Handbook aimed at studying Africa-Asia and Asia-Africa Relations in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. It provides insights into the nature of interaction between the African continent and a wide range of Asian countries, and how those interactions are being…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 

  • Colloquial Zulu

    By Sandra Sanneh, Mary Gordon

    These CDs, recorded by native speakers, are an invaluable component of the Colloquial course. They feature dialogues and texts from the book, and lots of interactive exercises to help you perfect your pronunciation and listening skills.…

    Audio CD – 2016-12-31 
    Colloquial Series

  • Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation

    By Claudia Derichs

    While the areas conventionally studied in Area Studies or Comparative Area Studies are demarcated primarily by geographical boundaries, areas serving the idea of ‘the good life’ in an emotional sense are hardly comprehended as such. The fact of pluri-local connectivity should, however, be…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

    Employment, politics, and prospects for change

    Edited by Danielle Resnick, James Thurlow

    The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners. An apparent feature about this transformation, however, is that Africa’s youth appear to have…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • African Political Systems

    Edited by M. Fortes, E. E. Evans-Pritchard

    First published in 1940 and this edition in 1987, this book is a comparative study of African political institutions. It describes different types of social organisation that are found in a number of African societies and analyses the principles underlying these traditional forms of government.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Practical Phonetics for Students of African Languages

    By D Westermann, Ida C. Ward

    First published in 1933, this book looks at the phonetics of African languages. It argues that a good grounding in phonetics and tone work is an indispensable preliminary to any one embarking on a study of African language and so provides the material necessary for this in a simple form. The…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Perspectives on African Witchcraft

    Edited by Mariano Pavanello

    This volume draws on a range of ethnographic and historical material to provide insight into witchcraft in sub-Saharan Africa. The chapters explore a variety of cultural contexts, with contributions focusing on Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ghana, Mali, Ethiopia and Eritrean diaspora. The…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney

    By Tunde Adeleke

    This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and later turned toward Africa. This became the foundation…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge African Studies

  • Global Heritage Assemblages

    Development and Modern Architecture in Africa

    By Christoph Rausch

    UNESCO aims to tackle Africa’s under-representation on its World Heritage List by inscribing instances of nineteenth- and twentieth-century modern architecture and urban planning there. But, what is one to make of the utopias of progress and development for which these buildings and sites stand?…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Chinese State Owned Enterprises in West Africa

    Triple-embedded globalization

    By Katy N. 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" –…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Environment and Identity Politics in Colonial Africa

    Fulani Migrations and Land Conflict

    By Emmanuel Mbah

    Economic, political, and ethnic favoritism are common themes in the historiography of colonial Africa. Land ownership and control, and the abilities of the respective landscapes to sustain Africa’s growing population amidst the throes of climate change, have created recurrent identity crises…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Global Africa

  • The Economics and Political Economy of African Air Transport

    Edited by Kenneth Button, Gianmaria Martini, Davide Scotti

    Written by a ‘who’s who’ of aviation consultants and policy makers, this book fills an emerging void in the literature regarding aviation markets. It focuses on issues in Africa, the least developed of these markets but one that is of increasing interest to the aviation community and those, such as…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

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