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  1. The African Origins of Rhetoric

    By Cecil Blake

    Series: African Studies

    Through a critical analysis of ancient African texts that predate Greco-Roman treatises Cecil Blake revisits the roots of rhetorical theory and challenges what is often advanced as the "darkness metaphor" -- the rhetorical construction of Africa and Africans. Blake offers a thorough examination of...

    Published June 4th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Africa and the Africans in the Nineteenth Century: A Turbulent History

    A Turbulent History

    By Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, Mary Baker

    Most histories seek to understand modern Africa as a troubled outcome of nineteenth century European colonialism, but that is only a small part of the story. In this celebrated book, beautifully translated from the French edition, the history of Africa in the nineteenth century unfolds from the...

    Published July 15th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Castro

    3rd Edition

    By Sebastian Balfour

    Series: Profiles In Power

    The story of Fidel Castro has few parallels in contemporary history. None of the outstanding Third World leaders of the twentieth-century played such a prominent and restless part on the international stage and none survived as head of state for as long. Over almost 50 years, he was one of the most...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Southern Africa

    By Jonathan Farley

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Southern Africa surveys the contemporary history of the whole region encompassing economic, social, political, security, foreign policy, health, environmental and gender issues in one short succinct volume. Positioning the collapse of Portugal’s African Empire in the context of the region’s...

    Published February 1st 2008 by Routledge

  5. History and Civilization: Mini-set C 14 vols

    Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Discussing the history and civilization of Islam from its origins until the late twentieth century, the volumes in this set examine the political and cultural development of Islam as well as Islamic sexuality, philosophy, and medicine....

    Published November 27th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Sahara

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Jeremy Keenan

    This collection examines the Sahara holistically from the earliest (prehistoric) times through the ‘historical’ period to the present and with political direction into the future. The contributions cover palaeoclimatology, history, archaeology (cultural heritage), social anthropology, sociology,...

    Published March 6th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Transvaal Rebellion

    The First Boer War, 1880-1881

    By John Laband

    This book takes a unique look at the first Boer war by concentrating on the events and battles of the First Boer War. Due attention is also given to the 2nd Boer War - it's origins, key players and significance for the future of South Africa. The personal stories of heroism and...

    Published February 10th 2005 by Routledge

  8. The Gezira Scheme

    An Illusion of Development

    By Tony Barnett

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Letters of the Great Kings of the Ancient Near East

    The Royal Correspondence of the Late Bronze Age

    By Trevor Bryce

    Offering fascinating insights into the people and politics of the ancient near Eastern kingdoms, Trevor Bryce uses the letters of the five Great Kings of Egypt, Babylon, Hatti, Mitanni and Assyria as the focus of a fresh look at this turbulent and volatile region in the late Bronze Age....

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  10. Nation, Society and Culture in North Africa

    Edited by James McDougall

    Series: History and Society in the Islamic World

    The essays in this volume explore the complexities of the relationship between states, social groups and individuals in contemporary North Africa, as expressed through the politics, culture and history of nationhood.From Morocco to Libya, from bankers to refugees, from colonialism to globalisation,...

    Published May 1st 2003 by Routledge