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  1. The Liberian Civil War

    By Mark Huband

    The civil war in 1989 promised freedom from ten years of vicious dictatorship; instead the seeds of Liberia's devastation were sown. Mark Huband's account of the conflict is a portrayal of the war as it unfolded, drawing on the author's experience of living amongst the fighters....

    Published June 30th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Wars Of Imperial Conquest

    By Bruce Vandervort

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 4th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Wars Of Imperial Conquest In Africa, 1830-1914

    By Bruce Vandervort

    Series: Warfare and History

    This work investigates the social, economic and political impact of the European colonial wars in Africa on both the victors and the vanquished. It examines the role of both the imperial powers and the African people who joined with or resisted them. Examining the experiences of Britain, France,...

    Published June 4th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Dawn to Dusk

    Folktales from Benin

    By Dr Iro Eweka

    This collection of Edo (or Benin) folk tales is an oral history of Edo culture and tradition. It tells the story of how the ancient Edo conceived of the world and how they attempted both to explain the origins of their human existence on earth and to interpret their environment....

    Published May 1st 1998 by Routledge

  5. In the Realms of Gold

    Pioneering in African History

    By Roland Oliver

    The core of the book is Oliver's account of his research travels throughout tropical Africa from the 1940s to the 1980s; his efforts to train and foster African graduate students to teach in African universities; his role in establishing conferences and journals to bring together the work of...

    Published November 1st 1997 by Routledge

  6. The Political Kingdom in Uganda

    A Study in Bureaucratic Nationalism

    By David E. Apter

    It is rare for a scholar to revisit the scene of earlier research with a view to evaluating how that research has stood up over time. Here David E Apter does that and more. In a lengthy new introductory chapter to this classic study of bureaucratic nationalism, he reviews the efficacy of the...

    Published September 30th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Imperialism, Academe and Nationalism

    Britain and University Education for Africans 1860-1960

    By Apollos O. Nwauwa

    Using British Colonial Office papers, the archives of colonial governments in Africa, and the writings of African nationalists, Dr Nwauwa examines the long history of the demand for the establishment of universities in Colonial Africa, to which the authorities finally agreed after World War II....

    Published April 1st 1997 by Routledge

  8. Colonization

    A Global History

    By Marc Ferro

    This is an extremely wide-ranging and interdisciplinary survey of colonization from its origins to the post-colonial world. Original and lively, it offers the student:* a wide focus featuring Africa, America, Asia, Australia, Europe, Japan and the USSR* an interpretation drawn from cultural and...

    Published February 13th 1997 by Routledge

  9. The Near East since the First World War

    A History to 1995, 2nd Edition

    By Malcolm Yapp

    Series: A History of the Near East

    This clear, balanced and authoritative survey of the history of the region is now fully up to date again. The text contains a general regional introduction, followed by a series of country-by-country analyses, and a section which places the Near East in the international context. Professor Yapp' s...

    Published June 27th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Decolonization in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By John D. Hargreaves

    Series: The Postwar World

    John Hargreaves examines how the British, French, Belgian, Spanish and Portuguese colonies in tropical Africa became independent in the postwar years, and in doing so transformed the international landscape. African demands for independence and colonial plans for reform - central to the story - are...

    Published May 24th 1996 by Routledge