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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.
Edited by Sandra J.T.M. Evers, Catrien Notermans and Erik van Ommering
Based on ethnographic research and inventive, child-oriented research methods, the current volume offers children’s perspectives on kinship, children's experiences of work, caring, disease, migration, conflict, and many other key features of contemporary life in Africa.
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.
Edited by Giorgio Blundo & Pierre-Yves Le Meur
This book offers an ethnographic exploration of how public and collective services are produced ‘on the ground’ in Africa. This anthropology of everyday governance as process is a strong contribution to current debates on public policy, governmentality and the state.
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.
Dmitri van den Bersselaar
Using a focus on the trajectory of commoditisation of gin in West Africa, this book investigates how imported goods acquire specific local meanings. It shows that local consumers, not foreign advertisers, produced the importance of schnapps gin for African ritual
Edited by Lian Kwen Fee, National University of Singapore, and Tong Chee Kiong, National University of Singapore
The contributors to this edited volume, covering a range of social issues ranging from family and aging to sexuality and culture and the arts, critically examine the relevance of social policy as it is understood in the West; and addresses the question of whether Singapore's response is unique.
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