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  • Africa: War and Conflict in the Twentieth Century

    By Tim Stapleton

    This book examines the causes, course and consequences of warfare in twentieth century Africa, a period which spanned colonial rebellions, both World Wars, and the decolonization process. Tim Stapleton contextualizes the essential debates and controversies surrounding African conflict in the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Narrative of an Expedition into the Interior of Africa

    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Travels Through Central Africa to Timbuctoo and Across the Great Desert 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Native Races and Their Rulers

    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Narrative Of Travels In Northern Africa

    By G.F. Lyon

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

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Christian Epigraphy of Egypt and Nubia

    By Jacques van der Vliet

    The present book collects 31 articles that Jacques van der Vliet, a leading scholar in the field of Coptic Studies (Leiden University / Radboud University, Nijmegen), has published since 1999 on Christian inscriptions from Egypt and Nubia. These inscriptions are dated between the third/fourth and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Political Economy of Land and Agrarian Development in Ethiopia

    The Arssi Region since 1941

    By Ketebo Abdiyo Ensene

    Located in central Ethiopia, the Arssi region is one of the most productive in Ethiopia yet it has so far been neglected by scholars. This book scrutinizes the rural development of Arssi by focusing on the Swedish supported experimental venture known as the Chilalo Agricultural Development Unit (…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African Political Economy

  • Guns, Culture and Moors

    Racial Perceptions, Cultural Impact and the Moroccan Participation in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)

    By Ali Al Tuma

    The history of the Moroccan troops in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) is the story of an encounter between two culturally and ethnically different people, and the attempts by both sides, Moroccan and Spanish, to take control of this contact. This book shows to what extent colonials could…

    Hardback – 2018-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

  • The Sudan

    Unity and Diversity in a Multicultural State

    By John Obert Voll, Sarah Potts Voll

    Little known in the United States and Western Europe, the Sudan is nevertheless a country of major importance in international affairs. This analytic introduction to the modern Sudan, first published in 1985, provides a summary of the basic dynamics of the country’s political, social, cultural, and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

  • Sudan

    State, Capital and Transformation

    By the mid-1980s, Sudan’s economy, society and political framework were on the point of disintegration. Civil war was exacerbating the effects of an already major famine. An unpopular government was resorting to ever more extreme measures in order to remain in power. The imposition of a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

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