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  1. The Cuban Intervention in Angola, 1965-1991

    From Che Guevara to Cuito Cuanavale

    By Edward George

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    A new examination of why Cuba, a Caribbean country, sent half a million of its citizens to fight in Angola in Africa, and how a short-term intervention escalated into a lengthy war of intervention. It clearly details how in January 1965 Cuba formed an alliance with the Angolan MPLA...

    Published December 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. African Minorities in the New World

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    Series: African Studies

    This book uncovers the reality that new African immigrants now represent a significant force in the configuration of American polity and identity especially in the last forty years. Despite their minority status, African immigrants are making their marks in various areas of human endeavor and...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Ethnic Nationalism

    Afrikaner Unity, the National Party and the Radical Right in Stellenbosch, 1934–1948

    By Joanne L. Duffy

    Series: African Studies

    The Politics of Ethnic Nationalism is the first significant local study of National Party and Afrikaner politics. By focusing on Stellenbosch as a university and a town, the book extends our understanding of the complex interaction between the GNP/HNP and various organizations of the radical right...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Facts, Fiction, and African Creative Imaginations

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Fallou Ngom

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This volume brings together insights from distinguished scholars from around the world to address the facts, fiction and creative imaginations in the pervasive portrayals of Africa, its people, societies and cultures in the literature and the media. The fictionalization of Africa and African issues...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Armed Groups and Contemporary Conflicts

    Challenging the Weberian State

    Edited by Keith Krause

    Armed groups operating beyond the state have become the most important actors in most contemporary wars and violent conflicts, from Iraq and Afghanistan to Colombia and Somalia. They come in a dizzying array of forms: some informally linked to the state and state power, others in opposition to the...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Student Power in Africa's Higher Education

    A Case of Makerere University

    By Frederick K. Byaruhanga

    Series: African Studies

    This book, the first of its kind to treat Uganda, provides a historical analysis of the role of student voices in the development of Uganda's higher education. It not only chronicles incidents of student protests, but also explores and analyses their trigger points as well as the strategies...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Experience of Economic Redistribution

    The Growth, Employment and Redistribution Strategy in South Africa

    By Clarence Tshitereke

    Series: African Studies

    This book provides an analysis of the country's political economy in transition. It documents the history of the gold mining industry's involvement in shaping the political landscape of South Africa, and shows the degree to which the political transition was induced to put in place a new mode of...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Social Impact of Sport

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This book critically examines the ways in which sports contribute to, or inhibit, social well-being, the directions these changes take and the conditions necessary for sport to have beneficial outcomes. The themes addressed in the book demonstrate the diversity and versatility of the social impacts...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Darfur Conflict

    Geography or Institutions?

    By Osman Suliman

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Although it is often simplified as an "ethnic conflict" in popular media, the current crisis in Darfur can only be superficially defined across ethnic lines. Any long-term solution to the conflict must also address the underlying social and environmental influences such as changing resource...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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

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