African History Products

  • Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics

    South Africa and the ‘Congo Crisis’, 1960-1965, 1st Edition

    By Lazlo Passemiers

    Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics argues that as much as the ‘Congo crisis’ (1960-1965) was a Cold War battleground, so too was it a battleground for Southern Africa’s decolonisation. This book provides a transnational history of African decolonisation, apartheid diplomacy, and Southern…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa

    1st Edition

    By Paul E. Lovejoy

    Paul E. Lovejoy has researched and written on African history and African diaspora history for more than 30 years. This book brings together key four themes of his work, Conceptual Issues of Enslavement; Enforced Migration; Identity and Diaspora, and Biography and Slavery. The first explores…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Global Africa

  • Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World

    The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge African Studies

  • The Fatimids and Egypt

    1st Edition

    By Michael Brett

    This Variorum volume is a collection of articles dealing with Egypt under the Fatimids, originally published in diverse journals and books between 1984 and 2013. The Fatimids came to power in North Africa in 910 CE, and ruled in Egypt from 969 to 1171 CE. As Imams and Caliphs, they claimed…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • British Federalism in Southern Africa

    1st Edition

    By Dan Juma

    This book argues that a section of British policy makers, intellectuals and local settlers long considered constitutional federation the default medium of maintaining political control in Southern Africa, that frontier stretching from Southern Rhodesia through Central Africa to Kenya and greater…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Radical Antiapartheid Internationalism and Exile

    The Life of Elizabeth Mafeking, 1st Edition

    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 from a banning order that would have separated her from her home and family. Radical…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Shaping of Africa

    Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Francesc Relaño

    This title was first published in 2002. When did Africa emerge as a continent in the European mind? This book aims to trace the origins of the idea of Africa and its evolution in Renaissance thought. Particular attention is given to the relationship between the process of acquiring knowledge…

    Hardback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Iberian World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando Bouza, Pedro Cardim, Antonio Feros

    The Iberian World draws together, for the first time in English, the latest research in Iberian studies toward multi-territorial and multi-"national" approaches. It evaluates Spain and Portugal in the 15th-19th centuries including their European possessions, and analyses the interactions and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29 

  • New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – were created by South Africa’s apartheid regime as ethnically-defined territories for Africans. Granted self-governing and ‘independent’ status by Pretoria, they aimed to deflect the demands for full political representation by black South Africans and were shunned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-20 

  • Displaced Mozambicans in Postcolonial Tanzania

    Refugee Power, Mobility, Education, and Rural Development, 1st Edition

    By Joanna T. Tague

    This book is the first study of displaced Mozambican men, women, and children—from refugees and asylum seekers to liberation leaders, students and migrant workers—during the war for independence from Portugal (1964-1974). Throughout the war, two distinct communities of Mozambicans emerged. On the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-17 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

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