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  • Africa and the Indian Ocean Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Doyle, Dennis Rumley

    This book examines the presence of Africa as a significant force in the western Indian Ocean. Africa will increasingly play a pivotal role in the future of the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region. The book considers the scope for greater African involvement in Indian Ocean region-building…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Praising His Name In The Dance

    Spirit Possession in the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work in Trinidad, West Indies, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Anthony Lum

    The author provides a detailed portrait of the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work, two religions that share a common basis in the traditional religion of the Yoruba in West Africa. Specifically, the author studies the phenomenon of spirit possession, an integral aspect of worship in both…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Narrating Nomadism

    Tales of Recovery and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by G. N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, K. K. Chakravarty

    Narrating Nomadism provides an unflinching account of ethnic groups and nomadic communities across the world that were branded as ‘criminal’ during colonial times. It explores the tragic effect of the new identity imposed on them, the traumatic survival of these communities and cultures, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge India

  • Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary China

    The participation of local communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Khun Eng Kuah, Zhaohui Liu

    This edited book examines the significance of intangible cultural heritage to local communities and the state in Hong Kong and China. Through ethnographic studies, the various chapters in this edited book argue for the role of the local community in the creation and conservation of the intangible…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Social Memory Technology

    Theory, Practice, Action, 1st Edition

    By Karen Worcman, Joanne Garde-Hansen

    Memory is a fundamental aspect of being and becoming, intimately entwined with space, time, place, landscape, emotion, imagination and identity. Memory studies is a burgeoning field of enquiry drawing from a range of social science, arts and humanities disciplines including human geography,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Bernard Pelletier, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Cultural Politics of Translation

    East Africa in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Alamin M. Mazrui

    This book is the first full-length examination of the cultural politics at work in the act of translation in East Africa, providing close critical analyses of a variety of texts that demonstrate the myriad connections between translation and larger socio-political forces. Looking specifically at…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Future of Postcolonial Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chantal Zabus

    The Future of Postcolonial Studies celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of The Empire Writes Back by the now famous troika - Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths and Helen Tiffin. When The Empire Writes Back first appeared in 1989, it put postcolonial cultures and their…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Popular Culture in Africa

    The Episteme of the Everyday, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Newell, Onookome Okome

    This volume marks the 25th anniversary of Karin Barber’s ground-breaking article, "Popular Arts in Africa", which stimulated new debates about African popular culture and its defining categories. Focusing on performances, audiences, social contexts and texts, contributors ask how African…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Postcolonial Film

    History, Empire, Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, Peter Hulme

    Postcolonial Film: History, Empire, Resistance examines films of the later twentieth and early twenty-first centuries from postcolonial countries around the globe. In the mid twentieth century, the political reality of resistance and decolonization lead to the creation of dozens of new states,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Politics of Queer Theory in Education Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Gowlett, Mary Lou Rasmussen

    The Cultural Politics of Queer Theory in Education Research represents the editors’ intention to disrupt cycles of thinking about the place of queer theory in educational research. The book aims to encourage dialogue about the objects and subjects of queer research, the forms of politics incited by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • African Political Thought of the Twentieth Century

    A Re-engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shiera S. el-Malik

    This book focuses on African political thought, as it emerged in the context of and contributed to fundamental changes in world order during the twentieth century, and as it continues to speak to the present global condition. The six chapters form a set of close readings of 20th century African…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

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