African History Products

  • Understanding the City through its Margins

    Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

    Edited by André Chappatte, Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Cities the world over and in particular developing countries suffer from uneven development and inequality. This is often coupled with the view that these inequalities constitute unfortunate anomalies. In contrast, this edited volume draws out the ways in which the city has not been able to exist…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Postcolonial Conflict and the Question of Genocide

    The Nigeria-Biafra War, 1967-1970

    Edited by A. Dirk Moses, Lasse Heerten

    This volume is the first comprehensive and balanced historical account of the momentous Nigeria-Biafra war. It offers a multi-perspectival treatment of the conflict that explores issues such as local experiences of victims, the massive relief campaigns by humanitarian NGOs and international…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Gendering Knowledge in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Contesting History and Power

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso

    Gendering Knowledge in Africa and the African Diaspora addresses the question of to what extent the history of gender in Africa is appropriately inscribed in narratives of power, patriarchy, migration, identity and women and men’s subjection, emasculation and empowerment. The book weaves together…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic

    Edited by Jerome C Branche

    Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic is an interdisciplinary collection of essays of wide historical and geographic scope which engages the legacy of diaspora, colonialism and slavery. The contributors explore the confrontation between Africa’s forced migrants and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology

    Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–63

    By Angela Morecroft

    In 1759 the botanist and scientist Vitaliano Donati led an expedition to Egypt under the patronage of King Carlo Emanuele III of Sardinia, to acquire Egyptian antiquities for the Museum in Turin. Charting his tumultuous expedition, this book reveals how, in spite of his untimely death in 1762,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Ancient African Christianity

    An Introduction to a Unique Context and Tradition

    By David E. Wilhite

    Christianity spread across North Africa early, and it remained there as a powerful force much longer than anticipated. While this form of Christianity largely shared the Latin language and Roman culture of the wider empire, it also represented a unique tradition that was shaped by the African…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge

  • The Tunisian Women’s Rights Movement

    From Nascent Activism to Influential Power-broking

    By Jane D Tchaicha, Khedija Arfaoui

    Tunisian women have received significant attention for the active participation in preserving and extended women’s rights since 2011. However, their activism and latest achievements should not be considered a recent phenomenon, but rather part and parcel of a distinctive local history that has…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians

    Poems, Narratives, and Manuals of Instruction from the Third and Second Millenia B.C.

    By Adolf Erman

    Originally published in 1927, this text contains a translation of Adolf Erman’s work into English. Erman’s original intention was to bring the songs, stories and poems that have survived from ancient Egypt to the masses of the modern world. The literature of the Egyptian world provides a real…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Algeria and France

    From Colonialism to Cooperation

    By Dorothy Pickles

    Beginning as a small, seemingly insignificant rebellion in 1954, the Algerian struggle for independence assumed such proportions that it strangled France’s foreign policy, threatened her international relations, poisoned the political atmosphere, and toppled one government after another. In this…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • Contemporary North Africa

    Issues of Development and Integration

    Edited by Halim Barakat

    This book by a group of international scholars, both Arab and Western, was first published in 1985, and considers the state of contemporary North Africa and its position both in the Arab world and within wider international affairs. It examines the cultural and historical contexts which have shaped…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • The Last Arab Jews

    The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia

    By Abraham L. Udovitch, Lucette Valensi, Jacques Perez

    The once numerous and vital Jewish communities of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have disappeared, succumbing during the past century to the assimilating temptations of French culture, or, more recently, to the pressures of migration. Only the two communities of the island of Jerba still remain. Only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • North Africa

    Nation, State, and Region

    Edited by George Joffé

    North Africa differs from the Middle East in several significant ways. It was subject to a uniform colonial experience as part of the French empire; its populations are far more culturally homogeneous than those of the Middle East; and, since the Reconquista, it has always been far more susceptible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

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