African History publishes monographs and edited volumes that study the history of Africa south of the Sahara. Wherever appropriate, authors are invited to suggest African publishers with whom their work might be published in partnership with Brill.
Editorial board: Shamil Jeppie, University of Cape Town, Peter Geschiere, University of Amsterdam, Odile Goerg, Université Paris-Diderot
R.M. Dilley, University of St. Andrews
Nearly Native, Barely Civilized by Roy Dilley offers an in-depth, intimate and rounded biography of Henri Gaden (1867-1939), an exceptional colonial soldier, ethnographer and linguist, lover, father, administrator and Governor, who lived for 45 years in French West Africa.
Edited by Adrien Delmas, European University Institute, Florence and Nigel Penn, University of Cape Town
Exploring the extent to which the control over the materiality of writing has shaped the numerous and complex processes of cultural exchange from the 16th century onwards, this book introduces the specifities of written culture anchored in colonial contexts.
Sandra J.T.M. Evers and Marry Kooy (eds.)
This book represents the first joint effort to document the historical background of the eviction (late 1960s, early 1970s) of the Chagosssians from the Chagos archipelago when the main island became an US-military base. It documents their eviction, resettlement, livelihoods, legal struggles and ...
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