African History Products

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

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – of South Africa were created by the 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…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • Collision of Empires

    Italy's Invasion of Ethiopia and its International Impact

    Edited by G. Bruce Strang

    Italy's invasion of Ethiopia in 1935 marked a turning point in interwar Europe. The last great European colonial conquest in Africa, the conflict represented an enormous gamble for the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. He faced a challenge not only from a stout Ethiopian defence, but also from…

    Paperback – 2017-01-05 

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa-Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo Carvalho, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    This volume is the first Handbook aimed at studying Africa-Asia and Asia-Africa Relations in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. It provides insights into the nature of interaction between the African continent and a wide range of Asian countries, and how those interactions are being…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 

  • Perspectives on African Witchcraft

    Edited by Mariano Pavanello

    This volume draws on a range of ethnographic and historical material to provide insight into witchcraft in sub-Saharan Africa. The chapters explore a variety of cultural contexts, with contributions focusing on Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ghana, Mali, Ethiopia and Eritrean diaspora. The…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney

    By Tunde Adeleke

    This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and later turned toward Africa. This became the foundation…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge African Studies

  • Environment and Identity Politics in Colonial Africa

    Fulani Migrations and Land Conflict

    By Emmanuel Mbah

    Economic, political, and ethnic favoritism are common themes in the historiography of colonial Africa. Land ownership and control, and the abilities of the respective landscapes to sustain Africa’s growing population amidst the throes of climate change, have created recurrent identity crises…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Global Africa

  • A History of Italian Colonialism, 1860-1907

    Europe’s Last Empire

    By Giuseppe Finaldi

    This book provides a narrative history of Italian colonialism from Italian unification in the 1860s to the first decade of the twentieth century; that is, it details Italy’s imperialism in the years of the Scramble for Africa. It deals with the factors that drove Italy to search for territory in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Empires in Perspective

  • The Middle East and North Africa 2017

    63rd Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its sixty-third edition, this title continues to provide the most up-to-date geo-political and economic information for this important world area. Key Features: - covers the Middle East and North Africa from Algeria to Yemen - includes topical contributions from acknowledged experts on…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Black Theology, Slavery and Contemporary Christianity

    200 Years and No Apology

    Edited by Anthony G. Reddie

    Black Theology, Slavery and Contemporary Christianity explores the legacy of slavery in Black theological terms. Challenging the dominant approaches to the history and legacy of slavery in the British Empire, the contributors show that although the 1807 act abolished the slave trade, it did not end…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Pre-Colonial Africa in Colonial African Narratives

    From Ethiopia Unbound to Things Fall Apart, 1911–1958

    By Donald R. Wehrs

    In his study of the origins of political reflection in twentieth-century African fiction, Donald Wehrs examines a neglected but important body of African texts written in colonial (English and French) and indigenous (Hausa and Yoruba) languages. He explores pioneering narrative representations of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • The Multilingual Experience in Egypt, from the Ptolemies to the Abbasids

    Edited by Arietta Papaconstantinou

    For over a millennium and a half, Egypt was home to at least two commonly used languages of communication. Although this situation is by no means exceptional in the ancient and medieval worlds, the wealth of documentary sources preserved by Egypt's papyri makes the country a privileged observation…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Africa South of the Sahara 2017

    46th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    The definitive one-volume guide to all sub-Saharan African countries, providing invaluable economic, political, statistical and directory data. General Survey Thoroughly revised and updated analytical articles written by experts on the region and covering both continent-wide and sub-regional issues…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27 
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

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