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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 154 new and published books in the subject of African History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Securing Africa

    Local Crises and Foreign Interventions

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Charles Thomas

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Africa has been and currently is the site of numerous conflicts and crises. Authors previously wrote of these as specifically African problems or the problems of Europeans in Africa, but newer scholarship on other aspects of Africa has come to stress the interconnectness of Africa and the wider...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Missions, States, and European Expansion in Africa

    By Chima J. Korieh, Raphael Chijioke Njoku

    Series: African Studies

    Missions, States, and European Expansion in Africa aims to explore the ways Christianity and colonialism acted as hegemonic or counter hegemonic forces in the making of African societies. As Western interventionist forces, Christianity and colonialism were crucial in establishing and maintaining...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Antebellum Slave Narratives

    Cultural and Political Expressions of Africa

    By Jermaine O. Archer

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Though America experienced an increase in a native-born population and an emerging African-American identity throughout the nineteenth century, African culture did not necessarily dissipate with each passing decade. Archer examines the slave narratives of four key members of the abolitionist...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Pan-Africanism, and the Politics of African Citizenship and Identity

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Kwame Essien

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    There is no recent literature that underscores the transition from Pan-Africanism to Diaspora discourse. This book examines the gradual shift and four major transformations in the study of Pan-Africanism. It offers an "academic post-mortem" that seeks to gauge the extent to which...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Landscape, Environment and Technology in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Emily Brownell

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Music, Performance and African Identities

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Tyler Fleming

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Cutting across countries, genres, and time periods, this volume explores topics ranging from hip hop’s influence on Maasai identity in current day Tanzania to jazz in Bulawayo during the interwar years, using music to tell a larger story about the cultures and societies of Africa....

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. A Global History of the Developing World

    By Christopher M. White

    A Global History of the Developing World takes a sweeping look at the historical foundations of the problems of developing world society. Encompassing Asia, Latin America and Africa, the book centralizes the struggle for self-determination in an attempt to understand how the current nation-states...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

    By John A. Kirk

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Martin Luther King, Jr is one of the iconic figures of 20th century history, and one of the most influential and important in the American Civil Rights Movement; John Kirk here presents the life of Martin Luther King in the context of that movement, placing him at the center of the Afro-American...

    Published July 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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