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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 133 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. Balancing Written History with Oral Tradition

    The Legacy of the Songhoy People

    By Hassimi Oumarou Maiga

    Series: African Studies

    By balancing written history with the African oral tradition, this book conceptualizes the integrations among diverse peoples of Africa and specifically among the Songhoy people. Drawing from a number of academic disciplines and original research that documents the oral and literate traditions of...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. African Cultural Values

    Igbo Political Leadership in Colonial Nigeria, 1900–1996

    By Raphael Chijioke Njoku

    Series: African Studies

    Although numerous studies have been made of the Western educated political elite of colonial Nigeria in particular, and of Africa in general, very few have approached the study from a perspective that analyzes the impacts of indigenous institutions on the lives, values, and ideas of these...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Africa in the 21st Century

    Toward a New Future

    By Ama Mazama

    Series: African Studies

    Africa in the 21st Century: Toward a New Future brings together some of the finest Pan African and Afrocentric intellectuals to discuss the possibilities of a new future where the continent claims its own agency in response to the economic, social, political, and cultural problems which are found...

    Published June 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Contested Sudan

    The Political Economy of War and Reconstruction

    By Ibrahim Elnur

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Since gaining independence in 1956, Sudan has endured a troubled history, including the longest civil war in African history in Southern Sudan and more recent conflicts such as the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. This book explores this history of ensuing conflict, examining why Sudan failed to...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge History of Slavery

    Edited by Gad Heuman, Trevor Burnard

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of Slavery is a landmark publication that provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of slavery from ancient Greece to the present day. Taking stock of the field of Slave Studies, the book explores the major advances that have taken place in the past few...

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Origins of Pan-Africanism

    Henry Sylvester Williams, Africa, and the African Diaspora

    By Marika Sherwood

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern British History

    Origins of Pan-Africanism: Henry Sylvester Williams, Africa, and the African Diaspora recounts the life story of the pioneering Henry Sylvester Williams, an unknown Trinidadian son of an immigrant carpenter in the late-19th and early 20th century. Williams, then a student in Britain, organized the...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Subalterns and Social Protest

    History from Below in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    The articles in this collection provide an alternative view of Middle Eastern history by focusing on the oppressed and the excluded, offering a challenge to the usual elite narratives. The collection is unique in its historical depth - ranging from the medieval period to the present - and its...

    Published January 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Africa after Modernism

    Transitions in Literature, Media, and Philosophy

    By Michael Janis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    Africa after Modernism traces shifts in perspectives on African culture, arts, and philosophy from the conflict with European modernist interventions in the climate of colonialist aggression to present identitarian positions in the climate of globalism, multiculturalism, and mass media. By focusing...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The African American People

    A Global History

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    The African American People is the first history of the African American people to take a global look at the role African Americans have played in the world. Author Molefi Kete Asante synthesizes the familiar tale of history’s effect on the African people who found themselves forcibly part of the...

    Published December 4th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Visualizing Africa in Nineteenth-Century British Travel Accounts

    By Leila Koivunen

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This study examines and explains how British explorers visualized the African interior in the latter part of the nineteenth century, providing the first sustained analysis of the process by which this visual material was transformed into the illustrations in popular travel books. At that time,...

    Published September 18th 2011 by Routledge