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Forthcoming African Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: Themes in World History

    In The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History, Jeremy Black presents a compact yet comprehensive survey of slavery and its impact on the world, primarily centered on the Atlantic trade. Opening with a clear discussion of the problems of defining slavery, the book goes on to investigate the Atlantic...

    To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Transboundary Water Politics in the Developing World

    By Naho Mirumachi

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book examines the political economy that governs the management of international transboundary river basins in the developing world. These shared rivers are the setting for irrigation, hydropower and flood management projects as well as water transfer schemes. Often, these projects attempt to...

    To Be Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries

    Edited by Harald Winkler

    Five case studies on mitigation actions (MAs) in developing countries illustrate the rich diversity of climate action. Researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa reflect on what is possible in their countries. Case studies reflect the sheer diversity of NAMAs: from a ‘Pronami’...

    To Be Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Politics and Violence in Eastern Africa

    The Struggles of Emerging States

    Edited by David M. Anderson, Øystein H. Rolandsen

    Over the fifty years between 1940 and 1990, the countries of eastern Africa were embroiled in a range of debilitating and destructive conflicts, starting with the wars of independence, but then incorporating rebellion, secession and local insurrection as the Cold War replaced colonialism. The...

    To Be Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Entrepreneurship in Africa

    Edited by Ute Röschenthaler, Dorothea E. Schulz

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This book explores the opportunities and constraints that recent social, economic and political developments in Africa have generated for individuals intent on creating their own enterprise and on gaining social standing and influence. It widens perspectives on entrepreneurship by drawing attention...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Land Reforms and Natural Resource Conflicts in Africa

    New Development Paradigms in the Era of Global Liberalization

    Edited by Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This book examines the concept of land reform as defined by selected African states during the colonial and post-colonial eras, analyzing the factors and conditions that led to reforms and the social, economic, and political outcomes of these reforms. Exploring the nature of conflicts...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Growth and Institutions in African Development

    Edited by Augustin K. Fosu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Recent years have seen a sustained research effort exploring the African development experience. The extant literature has offered a large set of explanations as to why the African development record has lagged behind that of other regions of the developing world. This new volume brings...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Revolution, Counter-Revolution and Revisionism in Postcolonial Africa

    The Case of Mozambique, 1975-1994

    By Alice Dinerman

    This groundbreaking study investigates defining themes in the field of social memory studies as they bear on the politics of post-Cold-War, post-apartheid Southern Africa. Alice Dinerman offers a detailed chronicle of the Mozambican government’s attempts to revise the country's troubled...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Heroism and the Supernatural in the African Epic

    By Mariam Konaté Deme

    There exists a strong tendency within Western literary criticism to either deny the existence of epics in Africa or to see African literatures as exotic copies of European originals. In both cases, Western criticism has largely failed to acknowledge the distinctiveness of African...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Protest, Repression and Political Regimes

    An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa

    By Sabine C. Carey

    This volume investigates the relationship between protest, repression and political regimes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Considering how different political regimes use repression and respond to popular protest, this book analyzes the relationship between protest and repression in...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge