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  1. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Environment and Economics in Nigeria

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Adam Paddock

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This volume gathers contributors across a wide range of disciplines to explore the relationship between the environment, economics, and development in Nigeria from the twentieth century to the present, examining issues such as violence, health, and contemporary concerns about sustainability and...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Development, Modernism and Modernity in Africa

    Edited by Augustine Agwuele

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This anthology examines the "unfinished project of modernity" with respect to the unrealized potential for economic, social, and political development in Africa. It also shows how, facing the consequences of modernism, Africans in and out of the continent are responding to these unfinished projects...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Critical Perspectives on Afro-Latin American Literature

    Edited by Antonio D. Tillis

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    After generations of being rendered virtually invisible by the US academy in critical anthologies and literary histories, writing by Latin Americans of African ancestry has become represented by a booming corpus of intellectual and critical investigation. This volume aims to provide an introduction...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Britain's Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide

    The Cat's Paw

    By Hazel Cameron

    Britain’s Hidden Role in the Rwandan Genocide examines the role of the United Kingdom as a global elite bystander to the crime of genocide, and its complicity - in violation of international criminal laws - in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. As prevailing accounts confine themselves to the role and...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Africa's Contemporary Challenges

    The Legacy of Amilcar Cabral

    Edited by Carlos Lopes

    This book reviews Cabral’s intellectual contribution to current debates on race, identity, nation building, democracy, leadership and ethics. The key leader of the national liberation movements of former Portuguese African colonies is considered to be one of their foremost intellectuals...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Theorising Transnational Migration

    The Status Paradox of Migration

    By Boris Nieswand

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Societal transformations have recently stimulated political debates and policies on the integration of migrants and minorities in most Western European countries. While transnational migration studies have documented migrants’ cross-border activities there have been few empirically grounded efforts...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The African City

    By Anthony O'Connor

    This book explores various characteristics of tropical African cities, with special reference to change in the post-independence period. It stresses the diversity of urban forms and urban experience to be found within the region, distinguishing the more general features from those peculiar to...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

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