African Studies Products

  • Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans

    Edited by Lutz Oette, Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker

    Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Several efforts, such as the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement and transitional justice initiatives have recognised that the failure to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Radical Antiapartheid Internationalism and Exile

    The Life of Elizabeth Mafeking

    By Holly McGee

    Elizabeth Mafeking was a titanic figure in the history of resistance to Apartheid in South Africa, a mother of 11 who travelled to Bulgaria to publicize the evils of racial segregation, before escaping into exile after a banning order that would separate her from her home and family. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Race and Africa

    Cultural and Historical Legacies

    By Jemima Pierre

    Beginning with the premise that race is a global phenomenon configured in the political context of European empire, this book presents studies of historical and contemporary race making on--and about--the African continent. It argues that Africa remains a key cite for understanding the development…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, this book provides a wide-ranging history of Africa from earliest prehistory to the present day―using the cultural, social, political, and economic lenses of Africa as instruments to illuminate the ordinary lives of Africans. The result is a fresh survey that…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 

  • African Philosophy and the Otherness of Albinism

    White Skin, Black Race

    By Elvis Imafidon

    Albinism is one of the foremost disability and public health issues in Africa today. It often makes headlines in local, national and international medias and forms the basis for intense advocacy at all levels. This is primarily due to the harmful representations of persons with albinism deeply…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge Studies in African Philosophy

  • Dahomey and the Dahomans

    Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey and Residence at His Capital in the Years 1849 and 1850

    By Fredrick E. Forbes

    According to Forbes the object of these Journals is "to illustrate the dreadful slave hunts and savages, the annihilations and exterminations consequent on this trade", with the aim of encouraging the British public in its efforts to end slavery.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 

  • Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World

    The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora

    By Robert Hanserd

    What is the importance of African worldviews, histories and individual lives to identity, spirituality and perceptions of freedom in the Afro-Atlantic? This book uses West African culture and history as a viewpoint to specify that central question. The author includes oral, archival and other…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge African Studies

  • Archiving Settler Colonialism

    Culture, Space and Race

    Edited by Yu-ting Huang, Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

    Archiving Settler Colonialism: Culture, Race, and Space brings together 15 essays from across the globe, to capture a moment in settler colonial studies that turns increasingly towards new cultural archives for settler colonial research. Essays on hitherto under-examined materials—including postage…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Empires and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Decolonisation after Democracy

    Rethinking the Research and Teaching of Political Science in South Africa

    Edited by Laurence Piper

    Decolonization after Democracy addresses the provocative idea that we need to rid higher education of lingering forms of colonial knowledge. This matters because in the colonial era much knowledge was put to the service of subjugating indigenous peoples, and the assumptions from this era may linger…

    Hardback – 2018-11-24 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies

    Edited by Matthias Middell

    The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies brings together the various fields within which transregional phenomena are scientifically observed and analysed. This handbook presents the theoretical and methodological potential of such studies for the advancement of the conceptualization of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19 
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Return Migration and Nation Building in Africa

    Reframing the Somali Diaspora

    By Adele Galipo

    Return migration has received growing levels of attention in both academic and policy circles in recent years, as the African diaspora's role in contributing to the development of their country of origin has become apparent. However, little is known about the lived experiences of those who come…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14 
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Miscegenation, Identity and Status in Colonial Africa

    Intimate Colonial Encounters

    By Lawrence Mbogoni

    Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries the colonial administrations in British East-Central African colonies considered inter-racial sexual liaisons to be a serious and recurrent "problem". Consequently, inter-racial sexual liaisons (concubinage and marriage) and the mixed race…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

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