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Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa
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ean: 9781610391078, isbn: 9781610391078,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
A "tremendous," "intrepid" history of the devastating war in the heart of Africa's Congo, with first-hand accounts of the continent's worst conflict in modern times. At the heart of Africa is the Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering...
History of Africa, Revised 2nd Edition
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ean: 9780333599570, isbn: 0333599578,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 228 reviews
Now fully revised and updated, this classic text offers an illustrated and critical narrative introduction to the history of Africa from earliest times to the present. Beginning with the evolution of mankind itself, the book traces the history of Afr...
Readings in Gender in Africa (Readings in African Studies)
By Indiana University Press
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ean: 9780253217400, isbn: 0253217407,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Readings in Gender in Africa collects the most important critical and theoretical writings on how gender issues have transformed contemporary views of Africa. Scholarship from North America, Europe, and Africa is represented in this comprehensive vol...
ID Identity: New Short Fiction From Africa
ean: 9781780264592, isbn: 1780264593,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 197 reviews
Short Story day africabrings together writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, teachers and school children from all over the globe to write, submit, read, workshop and discuss stories. The theme for Short Story Day Africa's (SSDA) latest antholo...
Black Cultural Life in South Africa: Reception, Apartheid, and Ethics (African Perspectives)
By University of Michigan Press
ean: 9780472054008, isbn: 0472054007,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Under apartheid, black South Africans experienced severe material and social disadvantages occasioned by the government's policies, and they had limited time for entertainment. Still, they closely engaged with an array of textual and visual cultures ...
Women in Twentieth-Century Africa (New Approaches to African History)
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521741217, isbn: 0521741211,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
During a turbulent colonial and postcolonial century, African women struggled to control their own marital, sexual and economic lives and to gain a significant voice in local and national politics. This book introduces many remarkable women, who orga...
Critical Terms for the Study of Africa
By University of Chicago Press
ean: 9780226548975, isbn: 022654897X,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
For far too long, the Western world viewed Africa as unmappable terrain—a repository for outsiders’ wildest imaginings. This problematic notion has had lingering effects not only on popular impressions of the region but also on the development of...
Africa: Geographies of Change
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 9780199920563, ean: 9780199920563, isbn: 0199920567,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Population growth, business interests, and global connections are transforming Africa from a "lost" continent to one of "strategic opportunity" in the worldwide geopolitical sphere. A timely synthesis of current thinking on this diverse, complex, and...
War and Conflict in Africa
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
After the Cold War, Africa earned the dubious distinction of being the world's most bloody continent. But how can we explain this proliferation of armed conflicts? What caused them and what were their main characteristics? And what did the world's go...
The History of Africa: The Quest for Eternal Harmony
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ean: 9780415844550, isbn: 041584455X,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe―instead of writing Afr...
Global Africa: Into the Twenty-First Century (Global Square)
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520287365, isbn: 0520287363,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Global Africa is a striking, original volume that disrupts the dominant narratives that continue to frame our discussion of Africa, complicating conventional views of the region as a place of violence, despair, and victimhood. The volume documents th...
The Horn of Africa: State Formation and Decay
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780190680183, isbn: 0190680180,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Why is the Horn such a distinctive part of Africa? This book, by one of the foremost scholars of the region, traces this question through its exceptional history and also probes the wildly divergent fates of the Horn's contemporary nation-states, des...
Africa Must Be Modern: A Manifesto
By Indiana University Press
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ean: 9780253012753, isbn: 0253012759,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Africa must be modern. Let me say it again: Africa must be modern. And it must be modern NOW; not tomorrow; not in the near future; not in the far future.... Put simply, Africa must embrace individualism as a principle of social ordering; make reason...
Africa's International Relations: Balancing Domestic and Global Interests
By Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
ean: 9781626377370, isbn: 1626377375,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
Comprehensive and engaging, this timely introduction to Africa’s international relations explores how power, interests, and ideas influence interactions both among the continent’s states and between African states and other actors in the global a...
Africa: The Politics of Independence and Unity (Two Classic Works in One Volume)
By University of Nebraska Press
ean: 9780803298569, isbn: 0803298560,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 160 reviews
Africa: The Politics of Independence and Unity combines into one edition for the first time Africa: The Politics of Independence and Africa: The Politics of Unity. With a new introduction by the author, this edition provides some of the earliest and ...
Phantom Africa (The Africa List)
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ean: 9780857423771, isbn: 0857423770,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
One of the towering classics of twentieth century French literature, Phantom Africa is a singular and ultimately unclassifiable work: a book composed of one man’s compulsive and constantly mutating daily travel journal—by turns melodramatic, self...
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