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    • Engel, Ulf; Rye Olsen, Gorm (2005)
      An important new discussion of Africa's place in the international system. This volume discusses Africa's place in the international system, examining the way in which the Westphalian system, in light of the impact ...
    • Öhlmann, Philipp; Gräb, Wilhelm; Frost, Marie-Luise (2020-01-07)
      This book investigates the substantial and growing contribution which African Independent and Pentecostal Churches are making to sustainable development in all its manifold forms. Moreover, this volume seeks to elucidate ...
    • Deisser, Anne-Marie (2016)
      In Kenya, cultural and natural heritage has a particular value. This book brings together essays by heritage experts from different backgrounds, including conservation, heritage management, museum studies, archaeology, ...
    • Segalla, Spencer (2020)
      "Empire and Catastrophe examines natural and anthropogenic disasters during the years of decolonization in Algeria, Morocco, and France, and explores the ways in which environmental catastrophes both shaped and were shaped ...
    • Michael Schneider, Rolf; Rankin, Elizabeth (2020)
      The book is a rare case study of the dynamics, processes and shifts around the creation and reading of one of the world’s major monuments, through all the processes of its design and making. The frieze which represents the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Salouâ Studer, Nina (2015)
      This English-language study is dedicated to questions of gender research and the history of medicine in colonial North Africa. It shows that French psychiatrists described "normal" and "abnormal" behaviors of the colonized ...
    • Rüther, Kirsten; Barker-Ciganikova,  Martina; Waldburger,  Daniela; Bodenstein,  Carl-Philipp (2020)
      Housing matters, no matter when or where. This volume of collected essays on housing in colonial and postcolonial Africa seeks to elaborate the how and the why. It concentrates on analyzing housing in its multifacetedness, ...
    • Ross, Robert (2016)
      In the early nineteenth century, the linguistic situation of the Eastern Cape was changing among the Cape Khoesan. Their indigenous language, Cape Khoekhoe, was swiftly being replaced by Dutch or Proto-Afrikaans. The Cape ...
    • Katto, Jonna (2019)
      This book tells the history of the changing gendered landscapes of northern Mozambique from the perspective of women who fought in the armed struggle for national independence, diverting from the often-told narrative of ...