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Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call out to Jazz and Africa
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mpn: 16 halftones and 16 line drawings, ean: 9780199757091, isbn: 0199757097,
An insightful examination of the impact of the Civil Rights Movement and African Independence on jazz in the 1950s and 60s, Freedom Sounds traces the complex relationships among music, politics, aesthetics, and activism through the lens of the hot bu...
Africa's Discovery of Europe
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mpn: black & white illustrations, maps, ean: 9780199941216, isbn: 0199941211,
This groundbreaking book examines the full range of African-European encounters from an African perspective rather than from the customary European one. By featuring vivid life stories of individual Africans and drawing upon their many recorded senti...
Labour Relations in South Africa
ean: 9780195994728, isbn: 0195994728,
This text is core material for the course in Labour Relations, and offers an introductory, comprehensive overview of the field. Written with an understanding of both management and trade union contexts, the text offers an applied, strategic and skill...
Imperial Classroom: Islam, the State, and Education in the Late Ottoman Empire
mpn: 1 map, 9 in-text half-tones, ean: 9780199248407, isbn: 0199248400,
Drawing on a wide array of primary material, ranging from archival reports to textbooks and classroom maps, Benjamin C. Fortna provides a detailed scholarly analysis of the Ottoman educational endeavour, revealing its fascinating mix of Western and i...
Images of the Algerian War: French Fiction and Film, 1954-1992
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mpn: bibliography, ean: 9780198158752, isbn: 0198158750,
The memory of the Algerian war (1954-1962) continues to haunt French society. Although part of a much wider process of decolonization, the conflict was so traumatic that it brought France to the verge of civil war. Philip Dine has written the first f...
Byzantium and the Crusader States 1096-1204
mpn: 2 maps, ean: 9780198204077, isbn: 0198204078,
This is the first scholarly history of the relations between Byzantium and the Crusader States of Syria and Palestine. Ralph-Johannes Lilie sets out to explore the policies and principles which shaped contacts between the Eastern Empire, the Crusader...
Christians and the Holy Places: The Myth of Jewish-Christian Origins
mpn: halftones, line figures, maps, ean: 9780198147855, isbn: 0198147856,
This book is a detailed examination of the literature and archaeology pertaining to specific sites (in Palestine, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Memre, Nazareth, Capernaum, and elsewhere) and the region in general. Taylor contends that the origins of these ho...
Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook
mpn: numerous tables, ean: 9780198296454, isbn: 0198296452,
This handbook is the only reliable source for African elections from independence to the present. The first volume of the series presents a country-by-country study of African nations that provides a comparative introduction on elections and electora...
Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West
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mpn: 19 halftones, 31 line drawings, ean: 9780195123678, isbn: 0195123670,
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How was Africa seen by the West during the colonial period? How do Europeans and Americans conceive of Africa in today's postcolonial era? Such questions have preoccupied anthropologists, historians, and literary scholars for years. But few have aske...
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