African History Products

  • The New African Diaspora in the United States

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Adebayo Oyebade

    Fast growing in population, African immigrants in the United States have become a significant force, to the point that the idea of a new African diaspora is now a reality. This thriving community has opened new arenas of scholarly discourse on Black Atlantic history beyond the trans-Atlantic slave…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    Routledge African Studies

  • The African Prester John and the Birth of Ethiopian-European Relations, 1402-1555

    By Matteo Salvadore

    From the 14th century onward, political and religious motives led Ethiopian travelers to Mediterranean Europe. For two centuries, their ancient Christian heritage and the myth of a fabled eastern king named Prester John allowed the Ethiopians to engage the continent's secular and religious elites…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Photography in and out of Africa

    Iterations with Difference

    Edited by Kylie Thomas, Louise Green

    This book offers a range of perspectives on photography in Africa, bringing research on South African photography into conversation with work from several other places on the continent, including Angola, the DRC, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. The collection engages with the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24 

  • South Africa

    The Rise and Fall of Apartheid, 3rd Edition

    By Nancy L. Clark, William H. Worger

    South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid examines the history of South Africa from 1948 to the present day, covering the introduction of the oppressive policy of apartheid when the Nationalists came to power, its mounting opposition in the 1970s and 1980s, its eventual collapse in the 1990s,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21 
    Seminar Studies

  • Narrative Expedition Inter Afric

    By the River Niger in the Steam Vessels Quorra and Alburkah in 1832/33/34

    By MacGregor Laird, R.A.K. Oldfield

    First Published in 1971. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 

  • Travels Through Central Africa to Timbuctoo and Across the Great Desert to Morocco, 1824-28

    to Morocco, 1824-28

    By Rene Caillie

    Rene Caillie was the first European who penetrated to Timbuctoo and returned to communicate the information he had collected. This account was first published in 1830, and records observations of a journey of 4500 miles, of which 3000 were hitherto unknown to Europeans.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 

  • 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 – 2016-06-01 

  • Native Races and Their Rulers Cb

    Sketches and Studies of Official Life and Administrative Problems in Niger

    By Charles Lindsay Temple

    First Published in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 

  • The Gambia Colony and Protectorate

    An Official Handbook

    By Frances Bisset Archer

    This volume comprises a broad history of the Gambia, followed by extensive practical and statistical information. First published in 1906, it remains a source of historical data and interest.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 

  • Narrative Of Travels In Northe

    By G.F. Lyon

    First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 

  • The Making of Rhodesia

    By Hugh Marshall Hole

    First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 

  • Imperialism, Academe and Nationalism

    Britain and University Education for Africans 1860-1960

    By Apollos O. Nwauwa

    Using British Colonial Office papers, the archives of colonial governments in Africa, and the writings of African nationalists, Dr Nwauwa examines the long history of the demand for the establishment of universities in Colonial Africa, to which the authorities finally agreed after World War II.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 

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