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Forthcoming African History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa

    Five Decades of Misrule

    Edited by Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi, Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’o

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Bringing together scholars from a wide array of disciplines - including anthropology, economics, history, sociology, and political science - this volume addresses the problems of the regime change and state failure in Africa in the context of the global economy, but from a specifically African...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980

    By Myles Osborne, Susan Kingsley Kent

    Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980 tells the stories of the intertwined lives of African and British peoples over more than three centuries. In seven chapters and an epilogue, Myles Osborne and Susan Kingsley Kent explore the characters that comprised the British presence in...

    To Be Published April 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Post-colonial struggles for a democratic Southern Africa

    Legacies of Liberation

    Edited by Carolyn Bassett, Marlea Clarke

    National liberation, one of the grand narratives of the twentieth century, has left a weighty legacy of unfulfilled dreams. This book explores the ongoing struggle for legitimate, accountable political leaders in postcolonial Southern Africa, focusing on dilemmas arising when ex-liberation...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Southern Shores of the Mediterranean and its Networks

    Knowledge, Trade, Culture and People

    Edited by Patricia Lorcin

    The majority of scholarly conceptions of the Mediterranean focus on the sea’s northern shores, with its historical epicentres of Spain, France or Italy. This book seeks to demonstrate the importance of economic, political and cultural networks emanating from the Mediterranean’s lesser-studied...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to globalisation

    By Aram Ziai

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The book describes and analyses the discourse of 'development' over time. It explores the manner in which people have been talking and writing about the topic and the rules according to which they have done it. Using the methods of Michel Foucault, the book traces the origin of development...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Middle East and North Africa 2016

    62nd Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

    Now in its sixty-second edition, this title continues to provide the most up-to-date geo-political and economic information for this important world area. Key Features: - covers the Middle East and North Africa from Algeria to Yemen - includes topical contributions from acknowledged experts on...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Africa South of the Sahara 2016

    45th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

    The definitive one-volume guide to all sub-Saharan African countries, providing invaluable economic, political, statistical and directory data. General Survey Thoroughly revised and updated analytical articles written by experts on the region and covering both continent-wide and sub-regional issues...

    To Be Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The Geography and Power of Knowledge

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    This book takes an innovative approach to understanding the development of universities and addresses capacity building of African universities. For years, education has been high on the development agenda and recently also universities are being recognized as key drivers for societal growth....

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge