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Edited by Anne Haour and Benedetta Rossi
Drawing on anthropology, linguistics, economic history, and archaeology, this book offers a compelling portrait of the emergence and evolution of Hausa identity in West Africa.
Edited by Tobias Haller
African Floodplains in semi-arid areas are important for local livelihoods but are under pressure and contested. Case studies from Mali, Cameroon, Tanzania, Zambia and Botswana present the change in the management of common pool resources in these wetlands and provide a comparative ...
Challenging portrayals of West African female farmers as a homogenous group, the present study provides an ethnographic account of the contractual relations established between female hosts and migrants, in the exchange of land and labour for agrarian production in The Gambia.
Edited by James Giblin and Jamie Monson
This volume reexamines the Maji Maji war of 1905-07 in Tanzania, the largest African rebellion against European colonialism. Contributors provide histories of previously neglected localities and groups, and new insight into the use of protective medicines believed to provide invulnerability.
In presenting a history of the Tuareg rebellions against the Malian state in the late 20th century, this book discusses the historical legacies of slavery, racialisation, colonial rule, decolonisation, nationalism and the postcolonial state in the contemporary Sahel.
Inge Brinkman in cooperation with Anne-Lot Hoek
The history of development cooperation has attracted very little research to date. This volume offers an innovative interpretation by considering the history of SNV Netherlands Development Organisation, which has been in existence for over forty years now.
Marleen Dekker and Rijk van Dijk (eds)
Drawing on extensive fieldwork in nine African countries, this volume offers different perspectives on the emerging markets for well-being. The chapters discuss how medical staff, patients and citizins navigate markets for health and healing.
Edited by Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber and Klaas van Walraven. Sub-editor: Rolf Hofmeier
The Africa Yearbook is a reliable source of reference covering major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends of all sub-Saharan states – all related to developments in one calendar year. The print version of the Africa Yearbook now gives access to the Africa ...
Lidwien Kapteijns and Annemiek Richters, eds.
Drawing on the words of African poets, singers, war veterans, and other witnesses and survivors of recent wars in Africa, this book shows how those who experienced the violence of war interpret that violence and shape and come to terms with its consequences.
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