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  1. Igbo Village Affairs

    Chiefly with Reference to the Village of Umbueke Agbaja (1947)

    By Margaret M. Green

    First published in 1964...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Voyage to Guinea, Brazil and the West Indies in HMS Swallow and Weymouth

    By John Atkins

    First published in 1735, this account focuses on the customs, food, languages and religions of the peoples in the islands and settlements visited. It also has remarks on the gold, ivory and slave trades....

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia (1868)

    With Some Account of the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People

    By Henry Jules Blanc

    First published in 1970...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Land of Zinj

    Being an Account of British East Africa, its Ancient History and Present Inhabitants

    By C.H. Stigland

    Published in the year 296, The Land of Zinj is a valuable contribution to the field of History....

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The King and His Dominion Governors, 1936

    By Herbert Vere Evatt

    First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sufis and Scholars of the Sea

    Family Networks in East Africa, 1860-1925

    By Anne Bang

    Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

    Anne Bang focuses on the ways in which a particular Islamic brotherhood, or 'tariqa', the tariqa Alawiyya, spread, maintained and propagated their particular brand of the Islamic faith. Originating in the South-Yemeni region of Hadramawt, the Alawi tariqa mainly spread along the coast of the...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Trade and Empire in Muscat and Zanzibar

    The Roots of British Domination

    By M. Reda Bhacker

    M. Reda Bhacker looks at the role of Oman in the Indian Ocean prior to British domination of the region. Omani merchant communities played a crucial part in the development of commercial activity throughout the territories they held in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, especially between...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Psychiatry, Mental Institutions, and the Mad in Apartheid South Africa

    By Tiffany Fawn Jones

    Series: African Studies

    In the late 1970s, South African mental institutions were plagued with scandals about human rights abuse, and psychiatric practitioners were accused of being agents of the apartheid state. Between 1939 and 1994, some psychiatric practitioners supported the mandate of the racist and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Non-Aligned Movement and the Cold War

    Delhi - Bandung - Belgrade

    Edited by Natasa Miskovic, Harald Fischer-Tiné, Nada Boskovska

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The idea of non-alignment and peaceful coexistence was not new when Yugoslavia hosted the Belgrade Summit of the Non-Aligned in September 1961. Freedom activists from the colonies in Asia, Africa, and South America had been discussing such issues for decades already, but this long-lasting context...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. African Culture and Global Politics

    Language, Philosophies, and Expressive Culture in Africa and the Diaspora

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Danielle Sanchez

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This volume attempts to insert itself within the larger discussion of Africa in the twenty-first century, especially within the realm of world politics. Despite the underwhelming amount of attention given to Africa's role in international politics in popular news sources, it is evident that Africa...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge