A HISTORY OF MALAWI DANGER: GOLD MINE John McCracken’s The hidden threat to South African miners magnum opus
WRITING REVOLT Terence Ranger’s memoir
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African Classical Age E H R ET 7 African Diaspora FA LOL A 3 African Garrison State T R ON VOL L 14 African Hosts and their Guests Van B E E K / S C H M I DT 8 African Police and Soldiers in Colonial Zimbabwe STA PL ET ON 10 African Theatre 10 K E R R 4 4 African Theatre 11 G I B B S Alliance of the Colored Peoples C A LV I T T C L A R K E I I I 10 ALT 29 Teaching African Literature Today E M E N YON U 5 ALT 30 Reflections & Retrospectives N WA N K WO 5 Angels of Mercy or Development Diplomats? T V E DT 13 Approaching African History B R ET T 3 Between War and Peace in Sudan and Sri Lanka S HA N M U G A R AT NA M 15 Breaking the Silence G RU N K E M E I E R 5 Business of Black Power WA R R E N H I L L / R A B I G 12 Charitable Impulse NGOs and Development BA R R OW / J E N N I N G S 13 China’s Aid and Soft Power in Africa K I N G 14 Colonial Rule and Crisis G R AY 11 Colonialism and Violence in Zimbabwe S C H M I DT 10 Conflict and Collusion in Sierra Leone K E E N 15 11 Control and Crisis in Colonial Kenya B E R M A N Dealing with Government in South Sudan L E ONA R DI 12 Do Bicycles Equal Development in Mozambique? HA N LON / SM A RT 13 Ecology Control and Economic Development in East African History K J E K S H U S 13 Economics of Ethnic Conflict D A F I N G E R 12 9 Edward Wilmot Blyden and the Racial Nationalist Imagination T ibebu 11 Empire State-building L EW I S Empire, Development and Colonialism DU F F I E L D / H EW I T T 13 Ethiopia M A R K A K I S 3 Ethnicity and Conflict in the Horn of Africa F U K U I / M A R K A K I S 15 Ethnicity in Zimbabwe M S I N D O 8 Fante and the Transatlantic Slave Trade S H UM WAY 9 Fighting for Britain K I L L I N G R AY / PL AU T 10 Foundations of an African Civilisation PH I L L I P S ON 9 Freetown Bond J ON E S / J ON E S 9 14 From the Pit to the Market F R O ST From Wilderness Vision to Farm Invasions WOL M E R 13 Germany’s Genocide of the Herero S A R K I N 11 Ghosts of Kanungu VOK E S 8 Globalization and Sustainable Development in Africa H OU S E - S OR E M E K U N / FA LOL A 12 Growing up with HIV in Zimbabwe PA R S ON S 8 History of Malawi M C C R AC K E N 3 In Search of a Nation M A DD OX / G I B L I N 7 Indirect Rule in South Africa M Y E R S 11 Interconnections FAU L K N E R / PA R K E R 6
Ira Aldridge L I N DF OR S 4 Islam and Ethnicity in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia S C H L E E / S H ON G OLO 8 Islam Between Globalization and Counter-terrorism M A Z RU I 15 Land, Governance, Conflict and the Nuba of Sudan KOM EY 15 Liberation Movements in Power S OU T HA L L 12 Making Headway BA R N E S 11 Manhood Enslaved M A R S HA L L 6 7 Modern History of the Somali L EW I S Narrating War and Peace in Africa FA LOL A / T E R HA A R 15 Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa A L AO 13 7 Nigeria, Nationalism, and Writing History FA LOL A / A DE R I N T O No Peace, No War R I C HA R D S 15 Pastoralism and Politics in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia S C H L E E / S H ON G OLO 8 8 Photography in Africa VOK E S 7 Political History of The Gambia, 1816-1994 H U G H E S / PE R F E C T Politics of Frenchness in Colonial Algeria, 1930-1954 G O S N E L L 11 Radio in Africa G U N N E R / L I G AG A / MOYO 5 Reading Marechera HA M I LT ON 5 Regional Integration, Identity and Citizenship in the Greater Horn of Africa M E N G I ST E A B / B E R E K ET E A B 12 Remembering Africa G OET T S C H E 5 Reverend Jennie Johnson and African Canadian History R E I D - M A R ON EY 6 Root Causes of Sudan’s Civil Wars J OH N S ON 15 Sexuality and Gender Politics in Mozambique A R N F R E D 6 Slaves of Fortune L A MOT H E 10 10 South Africa and the World Economy M A RT I N South Africa’s Gold Mines M C C U L LO C H 10 Sudan Looks East L A R G E / PAT EY 14 Susan B. Anthony and the Struggle for Equal Rights R I D A R S K Y / H U T H 6 Themes in West Africa’s History A K Y E A M P ON G 7 Thomas Pringle V I G N E 9 7 UNESCO General History of Africa various United States and West Africa JA L LOH / FA LOL A 11 Victorian Gentleman and Ethiopian Nationalist G A R R ET S ON 9 Violence, Political Culture and Development in Africa K A A R S H OL M 15 Western Frontiers of African Art OK E DI J I 4 White Chief, Black Lords M C C L E N D ON 11 Women and Slavery in Nineteenth-Century Colonial Cuba F R A N K L I N 6 Women’s Land Rights and Privatization in Eastern Africa E N G L E RT / D A L EY 13 Writing African History PH I L I P S 3 Writing Revolt R A N G E R 3 Yorùbá Music in the Twentieth Century OMOJ OL A 4 Zimbabwe’s Land Reform S C O ON E S et al 13
Cover: Stone-carved frieze of facing ibex, currently built into the west wall of the church at Yeha, © David W. Phillipson, from his book Foundations of an African Civilisation: Aksum and the northern Horn, 1000 BC - AD 1300 (see page 9).
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The African Diaspora
Slavery, Modernity, and Globalization TOYIN FALOL A A definitive study of the diaspora in North America. The diaspora is the most important event of African history in the modern age. From the fifteenth century to the present, millions of Africans have been dispersed—forcibly and voluntarily—to other continents, creating large communities of African origin living outside their native land, mostly in North America. Slavery, colonialism, racism, poverty, underdevelopment, and migration are all known legacies of the diaspora, yet how they worked in history to spur this scattering of people is not widely understood. In this definitive study of the diaspora in North America, Toyin Falola offers a causal history of the western dispersion of Africans and its effect on the modern world. Reengaging old and familiar debates and framing new ones that enrich the discourse on the continent, Falola isolates the thread, running nearly six centuries, that connects this history of slavery, the transatlantic slave trade, and contemporary migrations. TOYIN FALOLA is the Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centenial Professor in History and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas–Austin. $85.00/£55.00(s) July 2013 978 1 58046 452 9 21 colour & 48 b/w illus.; 480pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
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An Engagement with African Nationalism, 1957-1967 TE R ENCE R ANGER A deeply felt and engaging personal account of Zimbabwe’s political awakening by one of its bestknown historians. This is Terence Ranger’s memoir of the years between 1957, when he first went to Southern Rhodesia, and 1967 when he published his first book. Both history and historiography, Writing Revolt is an intimate record of the African awakening which Ranger witnessed as well as a reflection on the ways in which politics and history interacted during that turbulent decade. TERENCE RANGER is Emeritus Rhodes Professor of Race Relations, University of Oxford. $34.95/£19.99(s) February 2013 978 1 84701 071 1 12 b/w illus.; 232pp, 21 x 14.5 (8.25 x 5.75 inches), PB
Weaver Press: Zimbabwe and Southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, and Namibia)
Approaching African History M IC HA EL BRET T Explores how the conception of Africa and its history has changed over time and narrates the story of this vast continent over the past 10,000 years. This book takes as its subject the last 10,000 years of African history, and traces the way in which human society on the continent has evolved from communities of hunters and gatherers to the complex populations of today. Approaching that history from archaeological, ethnographic, written, scriptural, and European dimensions, and finally the present dimension, it also looks at how the history of such a vast region over such a length of time has been presented, and how this history is to be conceived of as well as investigated. The problem itself is historical and an integral part of the history with which it is concerned is the changing awareness over the centuries of what Africa might be. Michael Brett thus traces the history of Africa not only on the ground, but also in the mind, in order to make its own historical contribution to the debate. MICHAEL BRETT is Emeritus Reader in the History of North Africa at SOAS. $90.00/£50.00(s) January 2013 978 1 84701 063 6 366pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
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Writing African History Edited by JOH N E DWARD PH I L I PS A comprehensive evaluation of how to read African history. Writing African History is an essential work for anyone who wants to write, or even seriously read, African history. It will replace Daniel McCall’s classic Africa in Time Perspective as the introduction to African history for the next generation and as a reference for professional historians, interested readers, and anyone who wants to understand how African history is written. JOHN EDWARDS PHILIPS is professor of international society, Hirosaki University.
A History of Malawi 1859-1966
JOH N M C C R AC K E N A distinguished scholar’s magnum opus and the first full account of Malawi’s colonial history. This is the first comprehensive history of Malawi during the colonial period. Using a wide range of primary and secondary sources, it places this history within the context of the pre-colonial past. The book examines the way in which British people, starting with David Livingstone and including soldiers, speculators, colonial officials and politicians, played an influential part in shaping Malawi. But even more important is the story of how Malawian people responded to the intrusion of colonialism and imperialism and the role they played in the dissolution of the colonial state. There is much here on resistance to colonial occupation, including religious-inspired revolt, on the shaping of the colonial economy, on the influence of Christian missions and on the growth of a powerful popular nationalism that contained within it the seeds of a new authoritarianism. But space is also given to less mainstream activities: the creation of dance societies, the eruption of witchcraft eradication movements and the emergence of football as a popular national sport. In particular, the book seeks to demonstrate the interrelationship between environmental and economic change and the impact these forces had on a poverty-stricken yet resilient Malawian peasantry. JOHN MCCRACKEN is Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Stirling University. He was awarded ASAUK’s Distinguished Africanist Award in 2008. $99.00/£60.00(s) September 2012 978 1 84701 050 6 10 b/w illus.; 503pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
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The Last Two Frontiers JOH N M ARKAK I S An historical overview of Ethiopia’s transformation from a multicultural empire into a modern nation state.
Winner, CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2006. African history has clearly come of age with this monumental, comprehensive guide.
Merrick Posnansky, C otsen I nstitute of A rchaeology at U CL A
$34.95/£19.99 October 2007 978 1 58046 256 3 12 b/w illus.; 546pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), PB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
Precisely because of the debates it will spark, it is vitally important that people who are engaged with Ethiopia, both Ethiopians and international aid workers, diplomats and others, read and discuss it. I NT ER NAT IONAL A F FA IR S $70.00/£40.00(s) June 2011 978 1 84701 033 9 400pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), HB Eastern Africa Series
P erfo r m ing Arts
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African Theatre 11 Festivals
Volume edited by JAMES G IBBS
Yorùbá Music in the Twentieth Century Identity, Agency, and Performance Practice B ODE OMOJOL A
Contributors examine how international theatre festivals have been organised and how they have affected the evolution of sustainable theatre. During the last fifty years, large sums of money, huge resources of labour and vast amounts of creative energy have been invested in international theatre festivals in Africa. Under banners such as ‘Reclaiming the African Past’ and ‘African Renaissance’, the festival participants have used the performing arts to address a variety of topical issues and to confront images embedded by a century of patronising colonial expositions. The themes indicate the desire to take history by the forelock, challenge perceptions and transform communities. $34.95/£18.99 November 2012 978 1 84701 057 5 176pp, 21.6 x 14 (8.5 x 5.5 inches), PB African Theatre
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African Theatre 10
Media and Performance Guest edited by DAV I D K ER R Examines the impact of new media (such as video and YouTube) and the use of multi-media on live and recorded performance in Africa. Focuses on the ways African theatre and performance relate to various kinds of media. Includes contributions on dance; popular video, with an emphasis on video drama and soaps from Eastern and Southern Africa, and the Nigerian ‘Nollywood’ phenomenon; the interface between live performance and video (or still photography), and links between on-line social networks and new performance identities. As a group the articles raise, from original angles, the issues of racism, gender, identity, advocacy and sponsorship. $29.95/£17.99 November 2011 978 1 84701 038 4 10 b/w illus.; 174pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), PB African Theatre
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Drawing on extensive field research conducted over the course of two decades, Bode Omojola examines traditional and contemporary Yorùbá genres of music. Yorùbá musical traditions have been shaped by individual performers: drummers, dancers, singers, and chanters, who express self-mediated visions of their social and cultural environment. This book explores the role of the performer and the performing group in creating these traditions, contributing to the ongoing reorientation of scholarship on African music towards individual creativity within a larger social network. The author examines both traditional and contemporary Yorùbá genres and addresses a spectrum of social issues, ranging from gender inequality to the impact of Christianity and Islam on Yorùbá musical practice. Throughout, Omojola emphasizes the interrelatedness of the different components of the Yorùbá musical landscape, as well as the role of specific individuals and groups of musicians, who have continued to draw from indigenous Yorùbá musical resources to create new musical forms in the process of engaging the social dynamics of a rapidly changing environment. $85.00/£55.00 December 2012 978 1 58046 409 3 28 b/w & 86 line illus.; 296pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology
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Western Frontiers of African Art MOYO OK E DI J I Navigates the problems and prospects of prometheusis in creative cultural productions. Artists share icons, ideas and images across cultures, mediums, and disciplines in many ways. Once shared these artistic materials become links and crossroads that complicate creativity and culture with prometheusis. But what is prometheusis? How does it work and how is it evaluated? Examples focus on the intersections and frontiers of western modernity and African art. MOYO OKEDIJI is director of the Center for Art of Africa and its Diasporas at the University of Texas at Austin. $85.00/£55.00 November 2011 978 1 58046 370 6 80 colour illus.; 360pp, HB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
R E C E N T LY P U B L I SH E D
The Early Years, 1807-1833 BE RN T H L I N DFORS The first widely available biography of this important black Victorian-age actor details the early life and career of this New York-born thespian. Exhaustively researched and accessibly written, this volume covers the first 26 years of the life of one of the most significant theatrical figures of the nineteenth century. The pattern of his career, its vicissitudes, setbacks and triumphs are seamlessly narrated here; its trajectory emerges with great clarity. Winner of the 2012 Errol Hill Award from the American Society for Theatre Research $55.00/£35.00 October 2011 978 1 58046 381 2 12 b/w illus.; 408pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
The Vagabond Years, 1833-1852 BE RN T H L I N DFORS The second volume covers the latter 19 years of Aldridge’s life as he toured throughout the United Kingdom impressing audiences with his virtuosity and versatility as an interpreter not only of tragic and comic black roles but also eventually as an actor of classic white Shakespearean parts: Shylock, Macbeth, Richard III, even Iago. In dealing with Aldridge’s emergence as a professional actor in the UK, Lindfors here records in detail the ups and downs of his itinerant existence in a world where no theatergoer had ever seen anyone like him on stage before. Aldridge was genuinely a unique phenomenon in Britain at a pivotal point in history. $55.00/£35.00 October 2011 978 1 58046 394 2 17 b/w illus.; 264pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
The Two Volume Set $99.00/£65.00 October 2011 978 1 58046 401 7 Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
LI TERA RY & MED I A STUDIES
A frican L iterature today
ALT 30 Reflections & Retrospectives in African Literature Today
Reading Marechera Edited by GR ANT HAM I LTON Variously understood as literary genius and enfant terrible of African literature, Dambudzo Marechera’s work as novelist, poet, playwright and essayist is discussed here in relation to other free-thinking writers.
Guest edited by C HI MALUM N WA N KWO A focus on some of the pioneers of African literary creation. This special issue is devoted to some of the pioneer voices of African fiction in the twentieth century: Bessie Head, Cyprian Ekwensi, Dennis Brutus, Ezekiel Mphahlele, Flora Nwapa, Ousmane Sembène and Zulu Sofola. The contributors explore the development of these influential writers and their impact on the continent and beyond, through a study of their writing, sources and influences. Some also focus on case studies of specific works which are particularly important in the creative development of the author. $34.95/£18.99 November 2012 978 1 84701 056 8 200pp, 21.6 x 14 (8.5 x 5.5 inches), PB African Literature Today
Considered one of Africa’s most innovative and subversive writers, the Zimbabwean novelist, poet, playwright and essayist Dambudzo Marechera is read today as a significant voice in contemporary world literature. Marechera wrote ceaselessly against the status quo, against unqualified ideas, against expectation. He was an intellectual outsider who found comfort only in the company of other free-thinking writers Shelley, Bakhtin, Apuleius, Fanon, Dostoyevsky, Tutuola. It is this universe of literary thought that one can see written into the fiction of Marechera that this collection of essays sets out to interrogate. $34.95/£19.99 January 2013 978 1 84701 062 9 200pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), PB
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ALT 29 Teaching African Literature Today Edited by ERNEST N. EMEN YON U Brings together experiences of teachers of African literature from around the world in the context of technological change. This special issue of African Literature Today examines the diverse experiences of teachers of African Literature across regional, racial, cultural and national boundaries. It explores such issues as student responses, productive pedagogical innovations, the impact of modern technology, case studies of online teaching, teaching Criticism of African Literature, and teaching African Literature in an age of multiculturalism. It is intended as an invaluable teacher’s handbook and essential student companion for the effective study of African Literature. $29.95/£17.99 November 2011 978 1 84701 511 2 17 b/w illus.; 173pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), PB African Literature Today
The Rediscovery of Colonialism in Contemporary German Literature DIR K G OET T S C H E A groundbreaking treatment of the themes of colonialism and Africa in German literary fiction as presented in some fifty novels from the past three decades. In the late 1990s a surge of historical novels about German colonialism in Africa and its previously neglected legacies hit the German literary scene. This development has continued to the present, making colonialism an established literary theme alongside Germany’s dominant memory themes National Socialism and the Holocaust, the former GDR and its demise, and “1968.” This is the first comprehensive study of this intense literary engagement with German colonialism and with Germany’s wider involvement in European colonialism. It brings the hitherto neglected German case to the international debate in postcolonial literary studies. DIRK GÖTTSCHE is Professor of German at the University of Nottingham. $90.00/£60.00(s) May 2013 978 1 57113 546 9 520pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
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Radio in Africa
Publics, Cultures, Communities Edited by L I Z GU N N E R , DI NA LIGAGA & DUM I S AN I MOYO Radio is ‘Africa’s medium’, with an ability to transcend barriers to access, facilitate political debate and shape identities. Contributors investigate the multiple roles of radio in the lives of African listeners across the continent. Some essays turn to the history of radio and its part in culture and politics. Others show how radio throws up new tensions, yet endorses social innovation and the making of new publics. A number of contributors look at radio’s current role in creating listening communities that radically shift the nature of the public sphere. Yet others cover radio’s central role in the emergence of informed publics in fragile national spaces, or in failed states. The book also highlights radio’s links to the new media, its role in resistance to oppressive regimes, and points in several cases to the importance of African languages in building modern communities that embrace both local and global knowledge. $80.00/£45.00(s) September 2012 978 1 84701 061 2 336pp, 23.5 x 15.5, HB
Wits University Press: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, Zimbabwe & Swaziland.
Breaking the Silence
South African Representations of HIV/AIDS E L L E N GRÜ NK E M E I E R Examines the South African HIV/AIDS epidemic through creative texts such as novels, photographs, films, cartoons and paintings. South Africa is one of the countries in the world most affected by HIV/AIDS, and yet, until recently, the epidemic was barely visible in South African texts. Much can be gained from approaching the South African epidemic through creative texts because they produce and circulate meanings of HIV/AIDS and its various facets such as its ‘origin’, ‘transmission routes’ and ‘physical manifestations’. Other aspects explored are the denial of HIV/AIDS, its stigmatisation, discriminatory practices, modes of disclosure, access to anti-retroviral medication, as well as the role of alternative treatment. ELLEN GRÜNKEMEIER is Lecturer and Researcher, English Department, Leibniz University of Hanover. She is co-editor of Postcolonial Studies across the Disciplines: ASNEL Papers 19. $90.00/£50.00(s) July 2013 978 1 84701 070 4 8 colour & 15 b/w illus.; 280pp, 21.6 x 14 (8.5 x 5.5 inches), HB
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Women and Slavery in Nineteenth-Century Colonial Cuba SA R AH L. FR ANKLI N Investigates how patriarchy operated in the lives of the women of Cuba, from elite women to slaves. Cuban elites recognized that creating and maintaining the Cuban slave society required a rigid social hierarchy based on race, gender, and legal status. The consequent patriarchy placed both women and slaves among the lower ranks. Based on a variety of archival and printed primary sources, this book investigates how patriarchy operated in the lives of the women of Cuba, from elite women to slaves. Through chapters on motherhood, marriage, education, public charity, and the sale of slaves, insight is gained into the role of patriarchy both as a guiding ideology and lived history in the Caribbean’s longest lasting slave society. SARAH L. FRANKLIN is assistant professor of history at the University of North Alabama. $90/£60 June 2012 978 1 58046 402 4 2 b/w illus.; 240pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
Gender and Race in American History
Susan B. Anthony and the Struggle for Equal Rights
Edited by C AROL FAU L K N E R & A L IS ON M . PARK E R
Edited by C H RI ST I N E L . RI DARSKY & M ARY M . H U T H
Explores gender and race as principal bases of identity and locations of power and oppression in American history. This collection builds on decades of interdisciplinary scholarship by African American women and gender historians and feminist scholars, bridging the gap between welldeveloped theories of race, gender, and power and the practice of historical research. It reveals the interdependent construction of racial and gender identity in individuals’ lived experiences in specific historical contexts, such as westward expansion, civil rights movements, or economic depression as well as national and transnational debates over marriage, citizenship and sexual mores. All of these essays consider multiple aspects of identity, including sexuality, class, religion, and nationality, among others, but the volume emphasizes gender and race – the focus of our new book series – as principal bases of identity and locations of power and oppression in American history. $75.00/£50.00(s) October 2012 978 1 58046 421 5 7 b/w illus.; 298pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Gender and Race in American History
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Sexuality and Gender Politics in Mozambique Rethinking Gender in Africa SIGNE ARNFRED Demonstrates shortcomings in Western feminist conceptualizations, and shows how insights from African feminist thinking may enhance understandings of gender, both in and beyond Africa. Gender policies from Portuguese colonialism, through Frelimo socialism, to later neo-liberal economic regimes share certain basic assumptions about women, men and gender relations - but to what extent do such assumptions fit the ways in which rural Mozambican men and women see themselves? SIGNE ARNFRED is Associate Professor, Dept of Society & Globalization, and Centre for Gender, Power & Diversity, Roskilde University. Winner of the 2012 gender research award KRAKA-prisen. $70/£40 October 2010 978 1 84701 035 3 39 b/w illus.; 328pp, HB
Explores the diversity of thought and action in women’s involvement in 19th-century reform movements. Though Susan B. Anthony is best remembered for leading the campaign for women’s suffrage, she worked in multiple movements for equality including antislavery and Native American rights. In doing so she forged alliances with other activists seeking to forward a broad social justice agenda. For Anthony and other women activists of the nineteenth century, the fight for equal rights in one social arena was linked to the struggle for those in all others. This book explores the diversity of women’s activism in nineteenth-century American reform movements, focusing on how Anthony and other women reformers shaped those movements and our memories of them. The essays here chart the long career of Anthony in this rich historical context of women’s activism and display the efforts of a wide variety of women, and the challenges they faced, in the continued struggle for equality. $75.00/£50.00(s) December 2012 978 1 58046 425 3 3 b/w illus.; 256pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Gender and Race in American History
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Bondmen in Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century New Jersey KEN N ETH E . M ARSHAL L Provides revealing evidence about the various elements of “slave manhood” that gave real meaning to the oppressed lives of bondmen. Manhood Enslaved reconstructs the lives of three male captives to bring greater intellectual and historical clarity to the muted lives of enslaved peoples in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century central New Jersey, the Somerset County area, where blacks were held in bondage for nearly two centuries. It contributes to an evolving body of historical scholarship arguing that the lives of bondpeople in America were shaped not only by the powerful forces of racial oppression, but also by their own notions of gender. KENNETH E. MARSHALL is assistant professor of history at the State University of New York at Oswego. $75.00/£50.00(s) November 2011 978 1 58046 393 5, eISBN 978 1 58046 740 7 2 b/w illus.; 222pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
The Reverend Jennie Johnson and African Canadian History, 1868-1967 NI NA RE I D - M ARONEY The first scholarly treatment of this fascinating and understudied figure. Jennie Johnson was a black Baptist preacher and the first ordained woman to serve in Canada. She spent her life, spanning from Reconstruction to the modern civil rights movement, building churches and working for racial justice on both sides of the Canadian border. This first scholarly treatment of a fascinating and understudied figure offers a unique and powerful view of nearly one hundred years of the struggle for freedom in North America. NINA REID-MARONEY is associate professor in the Department of History at Huron University College at Western (London, Ontario). $90.00/£60.00(s) April 2013 978 1 58046 447 5 6 b/w illus.; 234pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Gender and Race in American History
Gender and Race in American History
SELECTED BAC K LI ST: NATI ONA L & REGI ONA L HI STOR IES
UNESCO General History of Africa SPECIAL COMMENDATION in Africa’s 100 Best Books of the Twentieth Century. All volumes 21 x 14.8, abridged PB
Volume 1: Methodology and African Prehistory
Volume 3: Africa from the 7th to the 11th Century
Volume 5: Africa from the 16th to the 18th Century
Edited by J. KI -ZERB O
Edited by I. H R BEK
£17.99 1990, 978 0 85255 091 5, 368pp
£17.99 January 1992, 978 0 85255 093 9, 416pp
Edited by BET H W E L L A. O GOT
Volume 2: Ancient Civilizations of Africa Edited by G. MOKHTAR £17.99 January 1990, 978 0 85255 092 2, 440pp
Volume 4: Africa from the 12th to the 16th Century Edited by J. KI-ZER B O & D.T. N IA N E £17.99 January 1997, 978 0 85255 094 6, 320pp
An African Classical Age
Eastern and Southern Africa in World History, 1000 B.C. to A.D.400 CHRI STOPHER EHRET A major work that provides many new and deeper insights into the lives of people in early eastern and southern Africa and will shape future scholarship in this area for many years to come.
Volume 7: Africa under Colonial Domination 1880-1935 Edited by A. ADU B OAHE N
£17.99 January 1999, 978 0 85255 095 3, 1072pp
£17.99 January 1990, 978 0 85255 097 7, 380pp
Volume 6: Africa in the Nineteenth Century until the 1880s
Volume 8: Africa since 1935. Unabridged
Edited by J. F. ADE AJAY I
£17.99 January 1999, 978 0 85255 098 4, 1072pp
£17.99 January 1998, 978 0 85255 096 0, 384pp
Edited by AL I A. M AZ RUI
A Modern History of the Somali Nation and State in the Horn of Africa
A Political History of the Gambia, 1816-1994
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ARNOL D H U GH E S & DAVI D PE R F E CT I.M. Lewis’s classic text on the history of the Somali peoples. Somalia’s most definitive history updated. AF R ICA TODAY
The only complete study of modern Gambian politics from the establishment of British rule to the overthrow of the Jawara government.
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£17.99 January 1998 978 0 85255 788 4 384pp, 21.8 x 14.3, PB
£16.99 December 2002 978 0 85255 483 8 34 b/w illus.; 384pp, 21.6 x 13.8, PB Eastern African Studies
$45.00/£30.00 August 2008 978 1 58046 126 9 549pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), PB
Nigeria, Nationalism, and Writing History
Themes in West Africa’s History
Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
Uganda: Fountain Publishers
In Search of a Nation Histories of Authority and Dissidence in Tanzania
Edited by GREGORY H. M A DD OX & JA MES L. GI BLI N Examines the contradictions of nationalism, focusing on the experience of Tanzania.
TOYIN FALOL A & S AH E E D ADE RI N TO Traces the history of writing about Nigeria since the nineteenth century, with an emphasis on the rise of nationalist historiography and the leading themes.
$75.00/£50.00(s) January 2011 978 1 58046 358 4, eISBN 978 1 58046 708 7 350pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB £17.99 October 2005 978 0 85255 487 6 352pp, 21.6 x 13.8, PB Eastern African Studies
Edited by E M M ANU E L K WAK U AK Y E AM PONG A valuable addition to the teaching repertoire of those teaching West African history at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Students will find the scholarship sophisticated but accessible, and admirably topical in the historical issues engaged. AF R ICAN ST U DI ES REV IEW
£17.99 March 2006 978 0 85255 995 6 4 b/w illus.; 336pp, 22.8 x 15, PB
Ghana: Woeli Publishing Services
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Photography in Africa Ethnographic Perspectives
African Hosts and their Guests Cultural Dynamics of Tourism Edited by WALT E R VAN BE E K & A N N ET TE S C H M I DT
Edited by RIC HARD VOKES
Africa is a ‘theme park’ for Western tourists to experience untouched wilderness, untamed nature, and truly ‘authentic’ cultures, where the hosts, too, are part of a discourse about the ‘other’ and ourselves.
Gives an ethnographic account of the complexities of the use of photography in Africa, both historically and in contemporary practice. This collection of studies in African photography examines, through a series of empirically rich historical and ethnographic cases, the variety of ways in which photographs are produced, circulated, and engaged across a range of social contexts. In so doing, it elucidates the distinctive characteristics of African photographic practices and cultures, vis-à-vis those of other forms of ‘vernacular photography’ worldwide. In addition, these studies develop a reflexive turn, examining the history of academic engagement with these African photographic cultures, and reflecting on the distinctive qualities of the ethnographic method as a means for studying such phenomena. The volume critically engages current debates in African photography and visual anthropology. First, it extends our understanding of the variety of ways in which both colonial and post-colonial states in Africa have used photography as a means for establishing, and projecting, their authority. Second, it moves discussion of African photography away from an exclusive focus on the role of the ‘the studio’ and looks at the circulations through which the studios’ products – the photographs themselves – later pass as artefacts of material culture. Last, it makes an important contribution to our understanding of the relationship between photography and ethnographic research methods, as these have been employed in Africa.
For Western tourists Africa embodies the Romantic ideal of ‘nature’, where they go to have adventures in the game parks and encounters with colourful cultures and picturesque people. In the long list from slavery to colonialism and from liberation to globalisation, international tourism is one of the latest global dynamics engaging the people on the continent, but the agency of the receiving partners is much larger than it was in the colonies. The differences stand out in what constitutes the heart of this book, the encounter in the field between ‘hosts’ and ‘guests’. $90.00/£50.00(s) September 2012 978 1 84701 049 0 32 b/w illus.; 352pp, 25.4 x 17.8 (10 x 7 inches), HB
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Pastoralism and Politics in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia G ÜN TH ER S C H L E E & A BDUL L A H I A. SHONGOLO Examines how the lives of pastoralists are affected by the creation of mutually exclusive ethnic territories and proposes ways to reverse this trend.
$29.95/£17.99(s) July 2013 978 1 84701 053 7 110 b/w illus.; 288pp, 25.4 x 17.8 (10 x 7 inches), PB
$50.00/£30.00(s) February 2012 978 1 84701 036 0 9 b/w illus.; 191pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), HB
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Photography in Africa
Eastern Africa Series
Ethnographic Perspectives Edited by RIC HARD VOKES
$70.00/£40.00(s) June 2012 978 1 84701 045 2 110 b/w illus.; 288pp, 25.4 x 17.8 (10 x 7 inches), HB
Islam and Ethnicity in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia G ÜN TH ER S C H L E E & A BDUL L A H I A. SHONGOLO
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A study of the longue durée of a marginalized part of northern Kenya, examining the process of territorialization and the role of Islam in politicizing ethnicity.
Ghosts of Kanungu
Fertility, Secrecy and Exchange in the Great Lakes of East Africa
$70.00/£40.00(s) March 2012 978 1 84701 046 9 22 b/w illus.; 196pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), HB
R ICHARD VOKES
$45.00/£25.00(s) November 2009 978 1 84701 009 4 27 b/w illus.; 256pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB African Anthropology
Ethnicity in Zimbabwe
Transformations in Kalanga and Ndebele Societies, 1860-1990 E NO C E NT M SI N D O A comparative study of identity shifts in two large ethnic groups in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe. The study begins in 1860, a year after the establishment of the Inyati mission station in the Ndebele Kingdom, and ends in the postcolonial period. Enocent Msindo asserts that – despite what many social historians have argued – the creation of ethnic identity in Matabeleland was not solely the result of colonial rule and the new colonial African elites, but that African ethnic consciousness existed prior to this time, formed and shaped by ordinary members of these ethnic groups. During this period, the interaction of the Kalanga and Ndebele fed the development of complex ethnic, regional, cultural, and subnationalist identities. By examining the complexities of these identities, Msindo uncovers hidden, alternative, and unofficial histories; contested claims to land and civic authority; the politics of language; the struggles of communities defined as underdogs; and the different ways by which the dominant Ndebele have dealt with the Kalanga. The book ultimately demonstrates the ways in which debates around ethnicity and other identities in Zimbabwe relate to issues in its past and present. ENOCENT MSINDO is Senior Lecturer in History at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. $99.00/£65.00(s) September 2012 978 1 58046 418 5 8 b/w illus.; 320pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
Growing up with HIV in Zimbabwe
One day this will all be over RO S S PARS ONS An account of HIV-positive children’s lives (and deaths) in Zimbabwe. This study explores the lives of children growing up HIV-positive in the eastern Zimbabwean town of Mutare at a time of severe crisis in the state, marked by impoverishment, organized violence and mass death. It examines children’s experiences through the institutional domains of family and kin, clinics and other forms of healing, churches and religious practices, and experiences of dying and bereavement. ROSS PARSONS teaches anthropology and psychology at Africa University. $70.00/£40.00(s) July 2012 978 1 84701 048 3 7 b/w illus.; 207pp, 21 x 14.5, HB
Eastern Africa Series Weaver Press: Zimbabwe and Southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia).
Uganda: Fountain Publishers (PB)
BI OGRA P HY & MEMO I R / HI STORY
The Freetown Bond
R A ND OLPH V IGNE
EL DR ED DU RO SI M I JON E S with MA R JORI E JONE S
South African pioneer, poet and abolitionist Reveals the role this key Enlightenment figure played in Africa and Britain. Honoured in South Africa as the ‘father of South African poetry’ and for achieving a free press, as one of the early settlers of Cape Colony and as a fighter for their democratic rights, in Scotland as the founding editor of Blackwood’s Magazine and a key figure in the Enlightenment, and in England as Secretary of the Anti-Slavery Society and as instrumental in bringing in abolition, Thomas Pringle (1789-1834) has not yet had the attention he deserves. This full biography, drawing on new research, reveals the important part he played in the literary and political world across two continents, and in championing the Khoisan Nguni. RANDOLPH VIGNE is an author and editor of European and African historical studies. $80.00/£45.00(s) September 2012 978 1 84701 052 0 10 b/w illus.; 288pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
UCT Press: Southern Africa PB
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A Victorian Gentleman and Ethiopian Nationalist The Life and Times of Hakim Wärqenäh, Dr. Charles Martin PETER P. GARRET SON The biography of a significant figure in early 20th century Ethiopian society This is the first full biography of Hakim Wärqenäh Eshäté, or Dr Charles Martin (18651952), who was Ethiopia’s first western trained physician as well as a statesman, administrator, diplomat, author and a major progressive force in modern Ethiopian history. Yet he had overlapping identities as a world citizen, citizen of the British empire and Ethiopian nationalist, living in many different countries but never wholly belonging in any one. First employed in the Indian civil service he subsequently served as a physician to three Ethiopian emperors. The climax of his long career came when, as ambassador to England, he was a key figure in mobilizing world opinion against Italy’s invasion of Ethiopia. PETER GARRETSON is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Middle East Center. $95.00/£55.00(s) June 2012 978 1 84701 044 5 8 b/w illus.; 336pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
A Life under Two Flags
Eldred Durosimi Jones is known internationally as having helped establish the study of African writing in the new universities of Africa, Britain and North America. Born in 1925, the account of his early years gives a vivid picture of growing up in Freetown in the latter days of British colonial rule. After studying at the historic CMS Grammar School and Fourah Bay College, with further studies at Oxford, Eldred Jones committed himself to his own country and it was appropriate that for over thirty years he was successively Lecturer, Professor, Principal and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Fourah Bay College in Freetown. He was founding editor of African Literature Today, and his book Othello’s Countrymen introduced Africa into Shakespeare studies. He lost his sight in his middle years and this book, like all his later written work, has been brought to the page by his wife Marjorie Jones. ELDRED DUROSIMI JONES is Emeritus Professor of English Language and Literature, recipient of the Royal Society of Arts Silver Medal, Honorary Fellow, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and joint winner (with MARJORIE JONES) of the African Studies Association of the UK Distinguished Africanist Award. $50.00/£30.00(s) November 2012 978 1 84701 055 1 16 b/w illus.; 188pp, 21.6 x 14 (8.5 x 5.5 inches), HB
Edward Wilmot Blyden and the Racial Nationalist Imagination TESHA L E T I BE BU A critical study of one of the most prolific black-world intellectuals of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Focusing on his writings, this book shows the contradictions, ambiguities, complexities, and paradoxes in Edward Wilmot Blyden’s powerful black racial nationalism. Blyden was a modernist who called upon African Americans to “uplift” Africa; yet he was a defender of Africa’s culture and customs. He was a sophisticated critic of Eurocentrism; yet he was an avid Anglophile. He was a Protestant who admired Islam’s “civilizing” role in Africa. Blyden was the first black intellectual to advocate for the symbiosis of Africa’s “triple heritage”: indigenous, Islamic, and Western. His voluminous writings laid the groundwork for some of the most important ideas of African and black diasporic thinkers of the twentieth century, including Frantz Fanon, Amilcar Cabral, Chiekh Anta Diop, Aimé Césaire, and Walter Rodney. TESHALE TIBEBU is professor of history at Temple University. $90.00/£60.00(s) December 2012 978 1 58046 428 4 224pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6), HB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
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Foundations of an African Civilisation
Aksum and the northern Horn, 1000 BC - AD 1300 DAVI D W. PH I L L I PS ON A single coherent narrative of Aksumite civilisation revealing the roots of medieval Christian Ethiopia. This book focuses on the pre-Aksumite and Aksumite states of the first millennium AD in northern Ethiopia and southern Eritrea, their development, florescence and eventual transformation into the so-called medieval civilisation of Christian Ethiopia. It applies a common methodology, utilising archaeology, art history, written documents and oral tradition from a wide variety of sources; the result is a far greater emphasis on continuity than previous studies have revealed. It is thus a major re-interpretation of a key development in Ethiopia’s past, while raising and discussing methodological issues of the relationship between archaeology and other historical disciplines; these issues, which have theoretical significance extending far beyond Ethiopia, are discussed in full. DAVID W. PHILLIPSON is currently an Emeritus Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and an Hon. Professor, University College, London. $70.00/£40.00(s) August 2012 978 1 84701 041 4 52 b/w illus.; 304pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), HB Eastern Africa Series
Published in association with the British Institute in Eastern Africa.
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The Fante and the Transatlantic Slave Trade RE BE C C A SH UM WAY The first book-length history of the Fante people of southern Ghana during the transatlantic slave trade, 1700 to 1807. A finalist for the African Studies Association’s 2012 Melville J. Herskovits Award, this volume provides a historical framework for the relationship between Ghana’s coastal forts and castles and local African societies during this complex period. REBECCA SHUMWAY is assistant professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh. This is a rich study, carefully conceived and argued. H -AF R ICA
$85.00/£55.00(s) October 2011 978 1 58046 391 1, eISBN 978 1 58046 739 1 15 b/w illus.; 244pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
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Fighting for Britain
African Soldiers in the Second World War DAVID KILLINGRAY, with MARTIN PLAUT The first major study of the experiences of the hundreds of thousands of African soldiers who served with the British army during the Second World War.
An important scholarly contribution, but which, with its sweeping introduction and engaging style, can be read by all for pleasure and profit. BB C HISTORY
$24.95/£14.99 April 2012 978 1 84701 047 6 19 b/w illus.; 304pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), PB
Slaves of Fortune
Sudanese Soldiers and the River War, 1896-1898 RONALD M. L AMOTH E Exposes the ‘blind spot’ in popular and academic histories about the role of African soldiers in the creation of Britain’s empire, through a re-telling of one of the best known episodes in British imperial military history.
Thorough, extensive and well documented. SUDAN STUDIE S $80.00/£45.00(s) December 2011 978 1 84701 042 1 28 b/w illus.; 245pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
Alliance of the Colored Peoples
Ethiopia and Japan before World War II J. CA LV I T T CL ARKE III A detailed examination of Ethiopian-Japanese relations from their beginnings in the interwar period through the Italo-Ethiopian War of 1935-6, drawing on Japanese, Russian, Italian, French and English sources. $90.00/£50.00(s) December 2011 978 1 84701 043 8 216pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
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Colonialism and Violence in Zimbabwe A History of Suffering H EIK E I. S C H M I DT A study that contributes to three fields of investigation: violence, memory, and landscape. Heike Schmidt challenges the apparently inseparable twin pairing of Africa and suffering. Even in situations of great distress, she argues, individuals and groups may articulate their social desires and political ambitions, and reforge their identities – as long as the experience of violence is not one of sheer terror. She emphasizes the crucial role women, chiefs, and youths played in the renegotiation of a sense of belonging during different periods of time. Based on sustained fieldwork, Colonialism and Violence offers a compelling history of suffering in a small valley in Zimbabwe over the course of 150 years. At the same time, it is a highly original treatment of significant topics in African Studies and beyond: violence, colonialism, landscape, memory, and religion. HEIKE SCHMIDT is visiting professor for African History and Society at the Department of African Studies, Vienna University.
South Africa and the World Economy
Remaking Race, State, and Region W I L L IAM G. M ART I N Chronicles the volatile history of South Africa’s economic resurgence. Once an international pariah, South Africa has emerged as a respected and influential African state, projecting its economic and political power across the continent. Contrasting with much of the latest scholarship, which examines South Africa as a discrete national case, this volume places the country in the global social system, analyzing its relationships with the colonial powers and white settlers of the early twentieth century, the costs of the neoliberal alliances with the North, and the more recent challenges from the East. This approach offers a bold reinterpretation of South Africa’s developmental successes and failures over the last century, as well as clear yet contentious lessons for the present. WILLIAM G. MARTIN is chair of the Department of Sociology at Binghamton University. $75.00/£50.00(s) May 2013 978 1 58046 431 4 304pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
South Africa’s Gold Mines and the Politics of Silicosis JO C K M C C U L LO C H
$95.00/£55.00(s) February 2013 978 1 84701 051 3 16 b/w illus.; 336pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
African Police and Soldiers in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1923-80
Examines the 20th century silicosis crisis in the South African mining industry, and reveals how the rate of tuberculosis among black migrant miners was hidden for over a century.
European colonial rule in Africa could not have been maintained without African participation in the police and army. In Southern Rhodesia, lack of white manpower meant that blacks played an increasingly prominent role in law enforcement and military operations and from World War II constituted a majority within the regular security forces. As they were called upon to perform more specialized tasks, they acquired greater education and some became part of the emerging westernized middle class. Tim Stapleton clarifies the complicated dynamic and legacy of black military personal who served during colonial rule in present-day Zimbabwe. TIMOTHY STAPLETON is professor of history at Trent University in Ontario.
This book reveals how the South African mining industry, abetted by the state, hid a pandemic of silicosis for almost a century, and allowed workers infected with the potentially fatal tuberculosis to spread disease to rural communities in South Africa and to labour-sending states. The first crisis of 1896-1912, which focused on minority white workers, resulted in the mining industry investing heavily in reducing dust and South Africa became renowned for its mine safety. The second began in 2000 with mounting scientific evidence that the disease rate among black migrant miners is more than a hundred times higher than officially acknowledged. It has provoked class actions for compensation. JOCK MCCULLOCH was a Legislative Research Specialist for the Australian parliament and has taught at various universities. His books include Asbestos Blues.
$90.00/£60.00(s) June 2011 978 1 58046 380 5, eISBN 978 1 58046 733 9 23 b/w illus.; 330pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
$34.95/£19.99 October 2012 978 1 84701 059 9 2 b/w illus.; 202pp, 21.6 x 14 (8.5 x 5.5 inches), PB
Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
TIMOTH Y STAPL ETON A look at the ambiguous experience of black security force personnel in white minority ruled colonial Southern Rhodesia.
Southern Africa (South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland & Botswana): Jacana.
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Colonial Rule and Crisis in Equatorial Africa: Southern Gabon, c. 1850-1940 CHRI STOPHER J. GR AY Offers rich insights for historians and researchers examining the impact of early colonial rule and the formation of ethnic categories in Africa in the last two centuries....A compelling study.
Germany’s Genocide of the Herero
Kaiser Wilhelm II, His General, His Settlers, His Soldiers JER EM Y S ARK I N This study recounts the reasons why the order for the Herero genocide was very likely issued by the Kaiser himself, and why proof of this has not emerged before now.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNA L OF AFRIC AN HISTORICA L STUDIE S
$75.00/£50.00(s) August 2002 978 1 58046 048 4 304pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
Control and Crisis in Colonial Kenya
The Dialectic of Domination BRU CE BERMAN The first full length study of the development of the colonial state in Africa.
£19.99 September 1990 978 0 85255 069 4 496pp, 21.6 x 13.8, PB Eastern African Studies
$80.00/£45.00(s) March 2011 978 1 84701 032 2 40 b/w illus.; 288pp, 22.8 x 15.2 (8.9 x 5.9 inches), HB
Southern Africa rights (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia and Zimbabwe): University of Cape Town Press/Juta
Indirect Rule in South Africa Tradition, Modernity, and the Costuming of Political Power J.C . MYERS A groundbreaking new study of the ways in which South African leaders struggle to legitimize themselves through the costuming of political power. Recommended.
CHOICE, April 2 0 0 9
$80.00/£55.00(s) August 2008 978 1 58046 278 5, eISBN 978 1 58046 742 1 1 b/w illus.; 156pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
The Politics of Frenchness in Colonial Algeria, 1930-1954 JONAT HAN GO SNE L L An examination of French citizenship and cultural identity in Algeria during the last quarter-century of colonial rule. An essential resource for students of Algerian and French colonial history. JOUR NA L OF C OLONIALI SM AND C OLON IA L H I STORY
$80.00/£55.00(s) November 2002 978 1 58046 105 4 9 b/w illus.; 248pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
The United States and West Africa
Interactions and Relations Edited by ALU SI N E JAL LOH & TOY I N FALOL A The first volume devoted to interrogating the complex relationship – both historic and contemporary – between the United States and West Africa.
$34.95/£19.99 November 2009 978 1 58046 308 9 3 b/w illus.; 490pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), PB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora Kenya: EAEP
War and Welfare in Kenya, 1925-52 JOA NNA LEWI S Informed and lively account of British colonial welfare policy in Kenya. [A] rich and stimulating study of British colonial welfare policy. JOU RNAL OF IMPE RIA L & C OMMONWE ALTH HISTORY
£19.99 January 2000 978 0 85255 785 3 10 b/w illus.; 416pp, 21.6 x 13.8, PB Eastern African Studies
The Introduction of Western Civilization in Colonial Northern Nigeria A N DR EW E . BARN E S A thought-provoking study of local peoples’ participation in the process of cultural transfer in colonial Northern Nigeria.
White Chief, Black Lords
Shepstone and the Colonial State in Natal, South Africa, 1845-1878 T HOM AS V. M C C L E N D ON A study of colonial Natal, focused on the contradictions related to indirect rule, the legacy of which continues to inform the political and social climate of post-apartheid South Africa. $75.00/£50.00(s) September 2010 978 1 58046 341 6, eISBN 978 1 58046 706 3 7 b/w illus.; 191pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
$95.00/£60.00(s) December 2009 978 1 58046 299 0, eISBN 978 1 58046 727 8 346pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB
Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
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The Business of Black Power
Community Development, Capitalism, and Corporate Responsibility in Postwar America Edited by L AUR A WARREN HIL L & J U LIA R ABIG Explores business development in the Black Power era and the centrality of economic goals to the larger black freedom movement. This book uniquely emphasizes the centrality of economic goals to the larger black freedom movement and explores the myriad forms of business development in the Black power era. In doing so it charts a new course for Black power studies and business history, exploring both the business ventures that Black power fostered and the impact of Black power on the nation’s business world. Black activists pressed business leaders, corporations, and various levels of government into supporting a range of economic development ventures, from Black entrepreneurship, to grassroots experiments in economic self-determination, to indigenous attempts to rebuild inner-city markets in the wake of disinvestment. They pioneered new economic and development strategies but were also engaged in some fierce debates over the role of business in strengthening the movement. $29.95/£19.99(s) June 2012 978 1 58046 440 6 354pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), PB
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Globalization and Sustainable Development in Africa Edited by BESSI E HOUSE-S OR EM EKUN & TOYI N FALOL A The first comprehensive work on globalization within the context of sustainable development initiatives in Africa. This volume examines globalization within the context of sustainable economic development in Africa, with specific focus on the post-colonial period. Accessible to politicians, public policy analysts, scholars, students, international organizations, non-governmental actors, and the public, it includes case studies of creative and indigenousbased models of entrepreneurship and discusses efforts to achieve sustainable development and economic independence at the grassroots level. $80.00/£55.00(s) October 2011 978 1 58046 392 8, eISBN 978 1 58046 738 4 7 b/w illus.; 484pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
The Economics of Ethnic Conflict
Liberation Movements in Power
A N DR EAS DAFI NGE R
Analyses the ZANU-PF in Zimbabwe, SWAPO in Namibia and the ANC in South Africa and to what extent their promises of democracy have been effected.
The Case of Burkina Faso Investigates development practice, civil organization formation and the increase of ethnically motivated conflicts over the past two decades in Western Africa. This richly detailed anthropological account of the policies and practices of Burkina Faso, set against the background of the region’s developing economies and cross-border conflicts, examines the social, economic and political transformation of Western Africa. Behind the screen of ethnic conflicts, lie vibrant ‘concealed economies’ that have led to new economic and political practices at almost all levels of national and civil administration. In these ‘concealed economies’ individuals exploit the ethnic divide by hiding friendly and profitable inter-ethnic relations behind a rhetoric of ethnic tensions and staged conflict. ANDREAS DAFINGER is Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at the Central European University, Budapest, and Associated Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle. $90.00/£50.00(s) June 2013 978 1 84701 068 1 2 b/w illus.; 224pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Western Africa Series
Party and State in Southern Africa RO GE R S OU T HAL L
There is a widespread argument that the model of development put forward by National Liberation Movements reaches exhaustion once they achieve victory over colonial regimes and take power. This book examines the post-colonial development of these movements and the variations in their regimes, especially in relation to the level of capitalist development and of representative organizations such as trade unions and social movements, imply for post-colonial democracy. ROGER SOUTHALL is Professor and Head of the Department of Sociology, Wits University. $80.00/£45.00(s) April 2013 978 1 84701 066 7 368pp, 23.4 x 15.6, HB
Southern Africa: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press
Dealing with Government in South Sudan Histories in the Making of Chiefship, Community and State C H E RRY L E ONARDI
Regional Integration, Identity and Citizenship in the Greater Horn of Africa Edited by KI DANE M E NGI ST E AB & R EDIE BE RE K ET E AB Examines how regional integration can resolve the crises of the Greater Horn of Africa. The Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) is engulfed by three interrelated crises: various inter-state wars, civil wars, and inter-communal conflicts; an economic crisis manifested in widespread debilitating poverty, chronic food insecurity and famines; and environmental degradation that is ravaging the region. The contributors to this volume address the need for regional integration in the GHA in order to tackle this three-pronged crisis. They identify those factors that can foster integration as well as those that impede it; explain how regional integration can mitigate the conflicts; and examine how integration can help to energise the region’s economy. $50.00/£30.00(s) October 2012 978 1 84701 058 2 280pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), HB
Explores various aspects of chiefly authority in South Sudan from its historical origins and evolution under colonial, postcolonial and military rule, to its current roles and value in the newly independent country. Chiefs in South Sudan have become the focus of much attention in recent years as national and international policy-makers attempt to build peace and design structures of government in the newly independent nation. Created during the colonial period, chiefship in South Sudan originated out of a much longer process by which local communities sought to mediate with predatory external forces. Chiefship has survived despite war and the collapse of the state. This study will be of particular importance not only to scholars of Sudan, of Africa and of local governance, but also to policy-makers and practitioners working in South Sudan. CHERRY LEONARDI is a Lecturer in African History at the University of Durham, a former course director of the Rift Valley Institute’s Sudan course, and a member of the council of the British Institute in Eastern Africa. An extraordinarily timely study of the political history of what has very recently become South Sudan. PROF ES S OR CHAR LES AM BL E R , U NI VER SI T Y OF T EX AS AT EL PAS O
$34.95/£19.99 May 2013 978 1 84701 067 4 6 b/w illus.; 256pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), PB Eastern Africa Series
Eastern Africa Series Published in association with the British Institute in Eastern Africa
SELECTED BAC K LI ST: LA ND RESOU RC ES & D EV ELOPMENT
Angels of Mercy or Development Diplomats? NGOs and Foreign Aid TE R J E T V EDT Challenges many of the dominant beliefs in the discourse on development and aid.
£19.99 January 2098 978 0 85255 817 1 256pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB
Ecology Control and Economic Development in East African History
Case of Tanganyika, 1850-1950
Edited by ONDI NE BAR ROW & MICHAEL JENNI NG S Addresses the issues facing NGOs as their role and remits expand.
I NT ER NAT IONAL JOU R NAL OF AF R ICAN H I STOR ICAL ST U DI ES
£17.99 February 1996 978 0 85255 728 0 252pp, 21.6 x 13.8, PB
Empire, Development and Colonialism The Past in the Present
Edited by M ARK DU FFI E L D & V ER NON H EW I T T There is enough quality in this volume to recommend this book to scholars and students interested in development theory and colonization and how both processes might be theorized as mutually constitutive.
£16.99 January 2002 978 0 85255 855 3 224pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB
EC ONOM IC H I STORY R EVI EW
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JOSEPH HANLON & TER ES A SM A RT This thoughtful book strongly but clearly puts forward its case for a different approach to economic development than is currently promoted by the Western establishment. Recommended.
ABIODU N AL AO An excellent survey bursting with facts, figures and interesting case studies. Its structure is wonderful. […] It would be a valuable addition to any undergraduate syllabus.
A founding text in the historiography of the African environment...worthwhile, and further justifies making this influential book available again in an affordable edition. T H E
Essential reading and a useful tool for teaching. A FRICA N
Do Bicycles Equal Development in Mozambique?
The Tragedy of Endowment
H ELG E K J E K SH U S
Eastern African Studies
Charitable Impulse NGOs and Development in East and North East Africa
Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa
From Wilderness Vision to Farm Invasions
Conservation and Development in Zimbabwe’s South-east Lowveld
AF R ICAN ST U DI ES REV IEW
$85.00/£55.00(s) October 2007 978 1 58046 267 9, eISBN 978 1 58046 696 7 1 b/w illus.; 376pp, 23.4 x 15.6 (9 x 6 inches), HB Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
Women’s Land Rights and Privatization in Eastern Africa Edited by BI RGI T E NGL E RT & E L I Z ABET H DAL EY An important study of the intertwined relationships among privatization, gender relations, and women’s land rights in Eastern Africa. AF R IC A N ST U DI ES R EVI EW
$34.95/£19.99(s) November 2008 978 1 84701 611 9 192pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), HB Eastern Africa Series
Zimbabwe’s Land Reform Myths and Realities IAN S C O ON E S et al Destroys most popular myths about Zimbabwe’s land reform and rural economy. [...] An important book for readers interested in Africa or economic development. Highly recommended. CHOIC E
W IL L IA M WOL M E R Another outstanding recent publication from James Currey […] a careful, nuanced study of contested visions over time of landscape and livelihoods.
C HOIC E
$29.95/£17.99 March 2010 978 1 84701 318 7 25 b/w illus.; 256pp, 22.8 x 15.2 (8.9 x 5.9 inches), PB
I NDEPENDENT R EVI EWS OF L AND I S SU ES
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$29.95/£16.99 November 2010 978 1 84701 024 7 304pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), PB African Issues
Zimbabwe: Weaver Press; Southern Africa: Jacana Zimbabwe: Weaver
A F RI CAN I S S U ES / POLITICS / INT ERNATI ONA L RELATI ONS
A F R IC A N I S SU E S This ground-breaking series continues to tackle the most compelling and pressing issues in Africa today. With two particularly timely volumes published this winter – From the Pit to the Market (p. 14) and South Africa’s Gold Mines (p. 10) – and China’s Aid and Soft Power in Africa coming next spring, it’s more relevant than ever. All volumes in the African Issues series are available in paperback and are affordably priced with the student in mind. Popular with NGOs and other specialists, they are also often adopted by universities for course use. If you want further information, you can view and download a pdf brochure from www.boydellandbrewer.com. Click on View all catalogues on the homepage and then scroll down to our range of subject brochures.
AFR ICAN ISSU ES
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CHINA’S AID AND SOFT POWER IN AFRICA
The Case of Education and Training KENNETH KING
THE FRONT LINE RUNS THROUG H EVERY WOMAN
Women and Local Resistance in the Zimbabwean Liberation War ELEANOR O’GORMAN
China’s role as a re-emerging aid donor in Africa, and in particular its support in education, training and human resource development. £19.99/$34.95 May 2013 978 1 84701 065 0 224pp, PB
Theorizes the experiences of women in wartime, and specifically of African during Zimbabwe’s anti-colonial women struggle.
£17.99/$29.95 October 2011 978 1 84701 040 7 4 b/w illus.; 208pp, PB Zimbabwe: Weaver Press
FROM THE PIT TO THE MARKET Politics and the Diamond Economy in Sierra Leone DIANE FROST
Argues that corporate neocolonialism in the diamond trade of Sierra Leone has served to restrict its social and economic growth, excluding and marginalizing it from the club of wealthier nations, and causing it to continue to rely on international aid.
THE ROOT CAUSES OF SUDAN’S CIVIL WARS (Revised Edition)
D OUGL AS H. JOHNSON
Revised with an analysis of the escalation of the Darfur war, implementation of the peace agreement and implications of the Southern referendum.
£19.99/$34.95 November 2012 978 1 84701 060 5 12 b/w illus.; 192pp, PB
SOUTH AFRICA’S GOLD MINES AND THE POLITICS OF SILICOSI S
£16.99/$29.95, June 2011 978 1 84701 029 2 3 line illus.; 256pp, PB Uganda: Fountain Publishers
SUDAN LOOKS EAST
China, India and the Politics of Asian Alternatives Eds. DANIEL L ARGE & LUKE A. PATEY
JO CK M C CULLO CH
Examines the twentieth-century silicosis crisis in the South African mining industry, and reveals how the rate of, often fatal, tuberculosis among black migrant miners was hidden for over a century.
Places Sudan’s oil industry, its economy, external relations and changing politics under the impact of the Darfur conflict and the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, in the wider context of the expansion of Asia’s global economic strength.
£19.99/$34.95 October 2012 978 1 84701 059 9 2 b/w illus.; 208pp, PB
£16.99/$29.95 November 2011 978 1 84701 037 7 7 line illus.; 216pp, PB
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From the Pit to the Market Politics and the Diamond Economy in Sierra Leone DIA NE FROST Argues that corporate neo-colonialism in the diamond trade of Sierra Leone has served to restrict its social and economic growth, continuing its reliance on international aid. Diamonds have played an important role in the political economy of Sierra Leone, as was highlighted by the use of ‘conflict’ or ‘blood’ diamonds in the decade-long civil war. Yet their role is larger than this. Exploited by global business interests, whose corporate neo-colonialist predation has led to continued deprivation and reliance on aid, Sierra Leone’s diamonds have also been used to finance factions in Lebanon’s civil war, criminal networks in the US and Russia, and al-Qaeda. This study will be of importance not only for scholars of African studies, but for NGOs and those with a wider interest in development. DIANE FROST is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology, University of Liverpool. $34.95/£19.99 November 2012 978 1 84701 060 5 6 b/w illus.; 248pp, 21.6 x 14 (8.5 x 5.5 inches), PB African Issues
China’s Aid and Soft Power in Africa
The Case of Education and Training KEN N ETH K I NG
The African Garrison State
Human Rights and Political Development in Eritrea 1991-2011 K J ET I L T RON VOL L
China’s increasing role as an education donor in Africa, and the significance of this both economically and politically. Why does China run one of the world’s largest short-term training programmes, with plans to bring 30,000 Africans to China between 2013 and 2015? Why does it give generous support to 24 Confucius Institutes teaching Mandarin and Chinese culture at many of Africa’s top universities from the Cape to Cairo? Why is China one of the very few countries to increase the number of full scholarships for Africans to study in its universities, a total of 18,000 anticipated between 2013 and 2015. While its dramatic economic and trade impact, particularly on Africa, has caught global attention, little focus has yet been given to China’s role as an education donor - and especially to the critical role of China’s support for training and human resource development for Africans in China, and within Africa itself. It is vital that we understand what is going on, and why education is so important in China-Africa relations. Here is hard evidence from Egypt, Cameroon, Ethiopia, South Africa and Kenya of the dramatic growth of China’s soft power and increasing impact in capacity-building, and of the implications of this for Africa, China and the world. KENNETH KING is Professor Emeritus, University of Edinburgh. Since 2007, he has been international advisor for China’s largest Institute of African Studies. Kenneth King is joint-recipient of the ASAUK’s 2012 Distinguished Africanist Award. $34.95/£19.99 May 2013 978 1 84701 065 0 224pp, 21.6 x 14 (8.5 x 5.5 inches), PB African Issues
A comprehensive study of how and why, despite bright prospects in 1991, Eritrea has turned into one of the world’s most authoritarian, militarised, isolated, and human rights-abusing states. Twenty-odd years after Eritrea gained independence, here is an examination of how the prospects for democracy in the new state have turned to ash. A comprehensive and detailed analysis of the militarised ‘garrison state’, this book examines Eritrea’s development, and in particular the loss of human rights and the state’s political organisation. Beginning with judicial development in independent Eritrea, chapters scrutinise the rule of law and the court system; the hobbled process of democratisation, and the curtailment of civil society; the Eritrean prison system and everyday life of detention and disappearances; and the situation of minorities in the country, first in general terms and then through exploration of a case study of the Kunama ethnic groups. KJETIL TRONVOLL is Professor in Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Studies at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo. $80.00/£45.00(s) August 2013 978 1 84701 069 8 3 b/w illus.; 204pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), HB Eastern Africa Series
T H E A F R IC A N G R IO T We publish the free e-newsletter The African Griot twice-yearly, in May and September. It features original articles and interviews and is dedicated to giving readers special access to our authors and unique insight into their work.
Blood diaMonds and rEsourcE PrEdation
aKsuM, tHE anciEnt caPital oF EtHioPia
FroM tHE Pit to tHE MarKEt
Foundations oF an aFrican civilisatio n
The state of Aksum covered northern Ethiopia and southern Eritrea and eventually transformed into called medieval civilisation the soof Christian Ethiopia.
Diane Frost is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Liverpool, and author of From the Pit to the Market: Politics and the diamond Economy in sierra leone (James Currey). In our interview, Dr Frost provides a concise introduction to an issue that’s had profound repercussions not just for Sierra Leone but also across the Middle East, where the diamonds are used as a form of easily transportable and untraceable currency, and into the West - think of a certain supermodel and the recently convicted former president of Liberia, Charles Taylor. read more
Published in August, David Phillipson’s Foundations W. of an african civilisation: aksum and the northern Horn, 1000 Bc - ad 1300 (James Currey) is a major re-interpretation of this key development in Ethiopia’s past. Utilising archaeology, art history, written documents and oral tradition from a wide variety of sources, his book provides a single coherent narrative of Aksumite civilisation. We are extremely grateful to Prof. Phillipson (currently an Emeritus Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and an Hon. Professor, University College, London) for this article in which he gives a brief outline of Askum’s history and its wider relevance to African studies. read more
aFrican issuEs tHE sEriEs
James Currey’s African Issues is a groundbreaking series that continues to tackle the most compelling and pressing issues in Africa today. With two particularly timely volumes published this winter - From the Pit to the Market and south africa’s gold Mines - it’s more relevant than ever. view and download the brochure
China, India and the Politics of Asian Alternatives
Dr Enocent Msindo is Senior Lecturer in History at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. His new book, Ethnicity in Zimbabwe: transformations in Kalanga and ndebele societies, 1860-1990 (University of Rochester Press), examines the development of ethnic identity in Matabeleland and, contrary to much received opinion, finds that it wasn’t solely shaped by colonial rule. Indeed, many other factors played their part. In this interview Dr Msindo explains the background to his work, his findings and his early interest in history. read more
wildnEss, tourisM and aFrica
The next issue of the
Sudan Looks East
tHE Kalanga and ndEBElE
What are these diamonds? What form do they take? Where do from? And, most crucially, they come whose blood is upon them?
will be published in Spring 2013
A L S O AVA I L A B L E
Issue V, Autumn 2012
EtHnicity in ZiMBaBwE
The term ‘blood diamonds’ is familiar to many but what does it actually mean?
In their fascinating new collection of essays, african Hosts and their guests: cultural dynamics of tourism (James Currey), Walter van Beek (professor of anthropology at Tilburg University) and Annette Schmidt (archaeologist and curator of the African department at the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden) discuss tourism in Africa with specific emphasis on the interaction between hosts and guests. As they explain in their illuminating article, tourism in Africa has a
very specific character, different to all other destinations: rather than culture, cities, monuments or beaches, it is “Wildness” that is first and foremost. They explain who fulfils the role of host to the tourists, what their agendas may be, how they understand and manipulate tourists’ commonly held, stereotypical ideas, and the importance of viewing these encounters as dynamic examples of cultural change. read more
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Edited by DANIEL LARGE & LUKE A. PATEY Places Sudan’s oil industry, economy, external relations and changing politics in the wider context of the expansion of Asia’s global economic strength.
$29.95/£16.99 November 2011 978 1 847010 37 7 7 line illus.; 216pp, PB African Issues
SELEC TED BAC K LI ST: C ONFLICT
Between War and Peace in Sudan and Sri Lanka
Deprivation and Livelihood Revival
Islam Between Globalization and Counter-terrorism A L I A . MA Z RU I
Edited by N. SHANMUGA R ATNA M
This book ranges from the creation of the state of Israel to the aftermath of September 11, and the historical forces which led to both those momentous events.
Sudan and Sri Lanka are two countries that have experienced protracted internal wars.
$34.95/£19.99 January 2008 978 1 84701 102 2 208pp, 22.8 x 15.2 (8.9 x 5.9 inches), PB
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No Peace, No War
An Anthropology of Contemporary Armed Conflicts Edited by PAU L RIC HARD S The proliferation of ‘new wars’ since the end of the Cold War has forced scholars to re-open the debate about ‘what is war?’
£17.99 November 2004 978 0 85255 935 2 224pp, 23.4 x 15.6, PB
Conflict and Collusion in Sierra Leone DAVI D KEEN
Land, Governance, Conflict and the Nuba of Sudan G UMA KU NDA KOM EY
A comprehensive description and novel interpretation of events in Sierra Leone.
£17.99 October 2005 978 0 85255 883 6 352pp, 22.8 x 15, PB
Can claim to be the most comprehensive modern account available of the region. [...] It stands as an authoritative testimony to the political history, basic human integrity, and current predicaments of the Nuba people. SU DAN ST U DI ES $70.00/£40.00(s) December 2010 978 1 84701 026 1 272pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), HB Eastern Africa Series
Ethnicity and Conflict in the Horn of Africa Edited by KAT SUYOSHI F UKUI & JOHN MARKAKI S Exposes the subtle and ambiguous role ethnicity can play in social conflict.
£19.99 January 2094 978 0 85255 225 4 256pp, 21.6 x 13.8, PB Eastern African Studies
The Root Causes of Sudan’s Civil Wars Peace or Truce
D OU GL AS H . JOH NS ON Revised with an analysis of the escalation of the Darfur war, implementation of the peace agreement and implications of the Southern referendum.
$34.95/£19.99 August 2012 978 1 84701 029 2 256pp, 21.6 x 13.8 (8.5 x 5.4 inches), PB African Issues
Narrating War and Peace in Africa Edited by TOY I N FALOL A & HET T Y T E R HAAR A comprehensive volume that offers historical and nuanced representations of war and peace in Africa.
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Violence, Political Culture and Development in Africa Edited by PRE BE N KAARSHOL M [A] deeply interesting contribution to the controversial debate on the roots of conflict and violence and the contradictions of development in Africa. DEVELOP M E N T IN PR ACT ICE
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