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    • Pereira, Matheus (2020)
      The word “batuque” (drums) has a multiple history. In general, until today, it is used to name different musical performances and practices produced by Africans or Afro-descendants. This book investigates the historical ...
    • Charlton, Ed (2021)
      "An Open Access edition of this book will be made available on the Liverpool University Press website and the OAPEN library on publication. Improvising Reconciliation is prompted by South Africa’s enduring state of ...
    • Derricourt, Robin (2011)
      Inventing Africa is a critical account of narratives which have selectively interpreted and misinterpreted the continent's deep past. Writers have created alluring images of lost cities, vast prehistoric migrations and ...
    • Uimonen, Paula (2020)
      "By invoking Flora Nwapa, this monograph draws attention to Nigerian women writers in world literature, with an emphasis on femininity and spirituality. Flora Nwapa’s Efuru (1966) was the first internationally published ...
    • Page, Steve (2016)
      During Nigeria’s decolonization, Swiss traders and diplomats, aware of the exceptional potential for growth, attentively observed this new market for possible business opportunities. This book focuses on multinational ...
    • Leszczynski, Adam (2017)
      This book describes struggles of different countries and their development after World War II. It presents a panorama of different ideologies of accelerated development, which dominated the world just before the war and ...
    • Robert, Wallisch (2005)
      For several months of 1644, monsoon winds held the Pole Michael Boym, the great China missionary, in Mozambique off the coast of southeastern Africa. His report, published here for the first time, about the "Country of the ...
    • Diagne, Assane; Finlay, Alan; Gaye, Sahite; Gichunge, Wallace; Pretorius, Cornia; Schiffrin, Anya; Cunliffe-Jones, Peter; Onumah, Chido (2021)
      Misinformation Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa is a single volume containing two research reports by eight authors examining policy towards misinformation in Sub-Saharan Africa. The volume first examines the teaching of ‘media ...
    • Burton, Eric; Dietrich, Anne; Harisch, Immanuel; Schenck, Marcia (2021)
      This edited volume firmly places African history into global history by highlighting connections between African and East German actors and institutions during the Cold War. With a special focus on negotiations and African ...
    • Levy, Ian Christopher (2020)
      This collection of essays explores the complex relations between Christians and Muslims at the dawn of the modern age. It begins by examining two seminal works by Nicholas of Cusa: De pace fidei, a dialogue seeking peace ...
    • Pringle, Yolana (2019)
      This open access book investigates psychiatry in Uganda during the years of decolonisation. It examines the challenges facing a new generation of psychiatrists as they took over responsibility for psychiatry at the end of ...
    • Wright, Zachary Valentine (2020)
      The Tijaniyya is the largest Sufi order in West and North Africa. In this unprecedented analysis of the Tijaniyya's origins and development in the late eighteenth century, Zachary Valentine Wright situates the order within ...
    • Engel, Ulf (2018)
      Regions have been widely expressed in the sovereignty strategies of concrete actors since the early 19th century; Since the end of the Cold War, they seem to be a favored response to current globalization processes, ...
    • Vaughan, Olufemi (2016-12-09)
      'In Religion and the Making of Nigeria', Olufemi Vaughan examines how Christian, Muslim, and indigenous religious structures have provided the essential social and ideological frameworks for the construction of contemporary ...
    • Savelsberg, Joachim (2015)
      How do interventions by the UN Security Council and the International Criminal Court influence representations of mass violence? What images arise instead from the humanitarianism and diplomacy fields? How are these competing ...
    • Money, Duncan; van Zyl-Hermann, Danelle (2020)
      This book showcases new research by emerging and established scholars on white workers and the white poor in Southern Africa. Rethinking White Societies in Southern Africa challenges the geographical and chronological ...
    • Hammel, Tanja (2019)
      This book explores the life and work of Mary Elizabeth Barber, a British-born settler scientist who lived in the Cape during the nineteenth century. It provides a lens into a range of subjects within the history of knowledge ...
    • Hoisington, William A. (2005)
      This is a political biography of the French industrialist and political activist Jacques Lemaigre Dubreuil (1894-1955), president of the Taxpayers' Federation in the 1930s, entrepreneur in wartime France and Africa, organizer ...
    • Pauli, Julia (2019)
      In Southern Africa, marriage used to be widespread and common. However, over the past decades marriage rates have declined significantly. Julia Pauli explores the meaning of marriage when only few marry. Although marriage ...