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This volume is an interpretive analysis of a collection of 335 song texts treated as primary historical sources. The collection highlights the cultural practices that link music with labor in Sukuma communities in northwestern Tanzania.
Edited by Wisdom J. Tettey, Korbla P. Puplampu and Bruce J. Berman
This volume provides a comprehensive and integrated analysis of contemporary Ghanaian politics and economy and their relationship to culture. It combines rich, recent, empirical material with sophisticated theoretical analyses, bringing fresh and unique interdisciplinary perspectives to bear on ...
Edited by Benjamin F. Soares
This engaging collection of essays offers new insights into the multi-faceted and changing encounters of Muslims and Christians in Africa in the past and closer to the present.
Jan Bender Shetler
Edited by Jon Abbink and Ineke van Kessel
This book contains a range of original studies on one of the major challenges in Africa today: the controversial role of youth in politics, conflict and rebellious movements. The issue is not only the drafting of child soldiers into insurgent armies or predatory militias, as in Somalia, Sierra ...
M.W. Daly and Jane R. Hogan
This book combines important and often historic photographs with text to illustrate the value of photographs for the study of modern African history in general and of the Sudan, Africa's largest country and one of its most varied.
Edited by Wim van Binsbergen and Rijk van Dijk
Situating Globality explores the ways in which African societies are appropriating elements of an emerging global culture and economy, and analyses the significance of this appropriation in local struggles, the expression of critical thinking, ideologies and ritual styles of behaviour.
Edited by Jon Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn and Klaas van Walraven
Rethinking Resistance analyzes revolts from the nineteenth century and early colonial Africa, post-colonial rebellions and recent conflicts in African history by reinterpreting resistance studies in the light of current scholarly thought and linking them to new conceptual perspectives on the ...
Edited by Scott S. Reese
This collected volume challenges much of the conventional wisdom regarding the intellectual history of Islamic Africa. In a series of essaays ranging from early modern Africa to the present contributors explore the dynamism of the Muslim learned classes in regard to both purely intellectual ...
Edited by Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber and Klaas van Walraven
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.
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