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Forthcoming African Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Climate Variability and Water Dependent Sectors

    Impacts and Potential Adaptations

    Edited by Dannele E. Peck, Jeffrey M. Peterson

    Demand for water in agricultural, municipal, industrial, and environmental uses is growing. More frequent and severe extreme weather conditions now exacerbate water shortages in many locations and existing infrastructure to store and release water rarely has the capacity to both prevent floods...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Soccer in the Middle East

    Edited by Alon Raab, Issam Khalidi

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This collection explores the multifaceted connections between soccer and society in the Middle East. It examines the social significance of soccer and its importance to individuals and the collectivity. Shaped and influenced by such forces as religion, colonialism, nation-building and globalization...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa

    By Gbenga Oduntan

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Lord Curzon’s view that frontiers are the razor’s edge on which hang suspended the modern issues of war or peace, of life or death to nations holds true in the 21st century. Sovereignty and jurisdiction, as well as effective territorial control, are problematic concepts the world over and Africa...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Political Invention of Fragile States

    The Power of Ideas

    Edited by Sonja Grimm, Nicolas Lemay-Hebert, Olivier Nay

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book investigates the emergence, the dissemination and the reception of the notion of ‘state fragility’. It analyses the process of conceptualisation, examining how the ‘fragile states’ concept was framed by policy makers to describe reality in accordance with their priorities in the fields of...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    Animal products are vital components of the diets and livelihoods of people across sub-Saharan Africa. They are frequently traded in local, unregulated markets and this can pose significant health risks. This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety,...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Empirical Development Economics

    By Måns Söderbom, Francis Teal, Markus Eberhardt, Simon Quinn, Andrew Zeitlin

    Series: Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

    Understanding why so many people across the world are so poor is one of the central intellectual challenges of our time. This book provides the tools and data that will enable students, researchers and professionals to address that issue. Empirical Development Economics has been designed as a...

    To Be Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe—instead of writing Africa for itself, as itself, from its own...

    To Be Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Governance of Rangelands

    Collective Action for Sustainable Pastoralism

    Edited by Pedro M. Herrera, Jonathan Mark Davies, Pablo Manzano Baena

    Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores. In the majority of rangelands the dominant herbivores are found in domestic herds that are managed by mobile...

    To Be Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. New Light on the Most Ancient East

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ancient civilization: Egypt, Sumer, and the Indus valley. Professor Childe discusses the excavation of the three cities of...

    To Be Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. West Africa Before the Europeans

    Archaeology & Prehistory

    By O. Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book covers the whole range of West African archaeology to the arrival of the Portugese on the Guinea coast. Parts of this territory are very ill-explored, and emphasis is accordingly laid on the better-known regions: Ghana, Nigeria, the middle Niger valley and Western Senegal. After...

    To Be Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge