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Jan-Bart Gewald, Marja Hinfelaar, Giacomo Macola (eds.)
Building on the foundational work of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, the essays contained in Living the End of Empire offer a more nuanced and complex picture of the late-colonial period in Zambia than has hitherto been presented in nationalist histories.
Edited by Jan-Bart Gewald, Sabine Luning & Klaas van Walraven
In the early 1900s the motor-vehicle (car, bus, lorry or motor-cycle) was introduced in sub-Saharan Africa This edited volume of eleven contributions by historians, anthropologists, social and political scientists explores aspects of the social history and anthropology of the motor-vehicle in ...
Edited by Jan-Bart Gewald, Marja Hinfelaar and Giacomo Macola
In contrast to the rich tradition of academic analysis and understanding of the pre-colonial and colonial history of Zambia, the trajectory of post-colonial Zambia has been all but ignored by historians. The assumptions of developmentalism, the cultural hegemony of United National Independence ...
Jan-Bart Gewald, African Studies Centre, Leiden, André Leliveld, African Studies Centre, Leiden, Iva Peša, Leiden University
In Transforming Innovations in Africa the authors explore how external innovations (products, technologies, services, institutions and processes) that were envisaged, developed and designed elsewhere, came to be innovatively and sometimes unexpectedly appropriated and transformed within Africa.
Edited by Mirjam de Bruijn, Rijk van Dijk, and Jan-Bart Gewald
Drawing on a wide range of historical and anthropological case studies from various parts of Africa, this anthology provides an understanding of the importance of agency in processes of social transformation, especially in the context of crisis and structural constraint.
Jeremy Silvester and Jan-Bart Gewald
This annotated source publication detailing the first genocide of the twentieth century, provides interested readers with African voices and perspectives on German colonial rule in Namibia.
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