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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.
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 ...
Edited by Piet Konings and Dick Foeken
At times of economic and political crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa, urban dwellers display a large degree of creativity in their survival strategies by developing social networks and constructing imaginative and original practices and ideas. This volume views the urban neighbourhood from two ...
This book argues that the promulgation of the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework and Communal Land Rights Acts runs the risk of compromising South Africa's democracy. The acts establish traditional councils with land administration powers. These structures are dominated by unelected ...
This sourcebook contains some of the finest Mandinka oral traditions ever published, emphasizing history and witchcraft. Along with some Arabic texts in translation, these texts reveal Mandinka to be a significant West African literature and worthy contributor to the broader Mande legacy.
Kempe Ronald Hope, Sr.
This book provides a thorough analysis of the evolution, implementation, and impact of development policy and management in Africa covering the post-independence period. It traces the emergence of and factors contributing to the continent’s development crisis and the efforts and results of ...
Muhammad S. Umar
This study of Muslims’ writings on colonialism in northern Nigeria illuminates the complexities of Muslims’ reactions to British indirect rule, revealing new perspective on the subject. It is based on Arabic texts, poems, Hausa novels, and treatises on Islamic law.
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.
Annotated English Edition, edited by Henk Dop and Phillip T. Robinson, University of Toledo
Büttikofer’s Travel Sketches from Liberia details the development of the Liberian nation and the intricate, often volatile, relationships between the country’s indigenous peoples and its black colonists from America. In remarkable detail, it provides vivid images of the country's past.
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