African History Products

  • Free(ing) France in Colonial Brazzaville

    Race, Urban Space, and the Making of Afrique Française Libre, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Sanchez

    This monograph examines Brazzaville’s role in remaking the Free France movement after the fall of France in 1940. Suddenly, Brazzaville, a marginal city in the French empire prior to the fall of France, became the capital of Afrique Française Libre. This book analyzes the international imagining…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Global Africa

  • The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions

    Professing Hate, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Gendron

    The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate is a study of the ways in which various extremist groups have appropriated education for social manipulation in order to gain political power, and in some cases, to incite violence. It is a detailed exploration of case studies…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Language in Indenture

    A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Rajend Mesthrie

    Originally published in 1991. The transplantation of thousands of Indian workers to South Africa under indenture between 1860 and 1911 was a political act with far-reaching consequences for their linguistic traditions. In this book, the history of one of these Indic languages, Bhojpuri, and its…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Gladstone and Kruger

    Liberal Government & Colonial 'Home Rule' 1880-85, 1st Edition

    By Deryck Schreuder

    Originally published in 1969, Gladstone and Kruger examines British reactions to the Afrikaner nationalism. Beginning with the first Anglo-Boer war of 1880-81, it examines the formulation of policy after the British defeat at Majuba Hill. A that moment, the dangers of a pan-Afrikaner revolt in the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge Library Editions: Gladstone and Disraeli

  • Law of Defamation in Commonwealth Africa

    1st Edition

    By Jill Cottrell

    First published in 1998, this book is an exposition of the law of defamation as it applies in those countries (excluding South Africa). It discusses or refers to hundreds of cases from those jurisdictions, as well as many important precedents from England, analysing the law and discussing how far…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women in the Modern History of Libya

    Exploring Transnational Trajectories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Spadaro, Katrina Yeaw

    Women in the Modern History of Libya features histories of Libyan women exploring the diversity of cultures, languages and memories of Libya from the age of the Empires to the present. The chapters explore a series of institutional and private archives inside and outside Libya, illuminating…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 

  • Rethinking White Societies in Southern Africa

    1930s-1990s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Danelle van Zyl-Hermann, Duncan Money

    This book showcases new research by emerging and established scholars on white workers and the white poor in Southern Africa. Rethinking White Society in Southern Africa challenges the geographical and chronological limitations of existing scholarship by presenting case studies from Angola,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-15 

  • Routledge Revivals: Medieval Jewish Civilization (2003)

    An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Roth

    First published in 2003, this is the first encyclopedic work to focus exclusively on medieval Jewish civilization, from the fall of the Roman Empire to about 1492. Based on the research of an international, multidisciplinary team of specialist contributors, the more than 150 alphabetically…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Routledge Revivals: Medieval Islam (1979)

    1st Edition

    By Dominique Sourdel

    The history of Islam runs without a break from its origins to the present. Therefore, understanding medieval Islam gives us a much clearer comprehension of the modern world. First published in 1979, this concise account of the Islamic world in the middle ages covers a vast territory, stretching…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge Revivals

  • US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa

    From Colonialism to Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Donna Rose Jackson

    Examining American foreign policy towards the Horn of Africa between 1945 and 1991, this book uses Ethiopia and Somalia as case studies to offer an evaluation of the decision-making process during the Cold War, and consider the impact that these decisions had upon subsequent developments both…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Transnational Histories of Southern Africa’s Liberation Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jocelyn Alexander, JoAnn McGregor, Blessing-Miles Tendi

    Transnational Histories of Southern Africa’s Liberation Movements offers new perspectives on southern Africa’s wars of national liberation, drawing on extensive oral historical and archival research. Assuming neither the primacy of nationalist loyalties as they exist today nor any single path to…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 
    Southern African Studies

  • The Colonial Epoch in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Maddox

    The articles collected in this study, first published in 1993, concentrates on the transformation and continuities in African societies during the height of the colonial era, and explores the struggles by Africans to find space – socially, politically, or economically – within the confines of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

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