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  1. Marriage Ceremonies in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1914, this title was the first comparative study of the marriage ceremonies in different parts of Morocco. Westermarck considers how ceremonial customs and rituals differ across social and cultural groups throughout the country and discusses their possible roots. Based on...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The African City

    By Anthony O'Connor

    This book explores various characteristics of tropical African cities, with special reference to change in the post-independence period. It stresses the diversity of urban forms and urban experience to be found within the region, distinguishing the more general features from those peculiar to...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Nefer

    The Aesthetic Ideal in Classical Egypt

    By Willie Cannon-Brown

    Series: African Studies

    This book provides an original treatment of the concept of good and beauty in ancient Egypt. It seeks to examine the dimensions of nefer, the term used to describe the good and the beautiful, within the context of ordinary life. Because the book is based upon original research on ancient Egypt...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Mining and African Urbanisation

    Population, Settlement and Welfare Trajectories

    Edited by Deborah F Bryceson, Daniel F MacKinnon

    Juxtaposing literatures on urbanisation and mining at a time when small-scale artisanal as well as large-scale mining operations are transforming many African economies, this book focuses on the interplay of Sub-Saharan Africa mining and urbanisation in the context of global shifts in capital and...

    Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness

    Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa

    By John R. Campbell

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    In 1998 a bloody war erupted in The Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During the war Ethiopia arrested and expelled 70,000 of its citizens, and stripped another 50,000-plus of their citzenship on the basis of their presumed ethnicity. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Zionist Israel and Apartheid South Africa

    Civil society and peace building in ethnic-national states

    By Amneh Badran

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    This book is a comparison of two ethnic-national "apartheid" states – South Africa and Israel – which have been in conflict, and how internal dissent has developed. In particular it examines the evolution of effective white protest in South Africa and explores the reasons why comparably powerful...

    Published June 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Labour in Africa, Past and Present

    Edited by Lynn Schler, Louise Bethlehem, Galia Sabar

    This book offers a broad range of perspectives on major transformations in the research of labor in Africa contexts over the last twenty years. This is a groundbreaking work by social scientists and historians; adopting innovative paradigms in the study of African laborers,...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Human Rights, Natural Resource and Investment Law in a Globalised World

    Shades of Grey in the Shadow of the Law

    By Lorenzo Cotula

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    In the world’s developing countries, foreign investment in natural resources brings into contact competing interests that are often characterised by unequal balances of negotiating power – from multinational corporations and host governments, through to the local people affected by the influx of...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment in Africa

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Jessica Achberger

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    While Africa is too often regarded as lying on the periphery of the global political arena, this is not the case. African nations have played an important historical role in world affairs. It is with this understanding that the authors in this volume set out upon researching and writing their...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Movement in Cities

    Spatial Perspectives On Urban Transport And Travel

    By P.W. Daniels, A.M. Warnes

    Movement in Cities describes and analyses urban travel in terms of purpose, distance and frequency of journeys and modes and routes used, concentrating mainly on British towns with many references to the United States and Australia. The authors elucidate the all-important interrelations...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge