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    • Braun, Klaus; Passon, Jacqueline (2020)
      This open access book provides a multi-perspective approach to the caravan trade in the Sahara during the 19th century. Based on travelogues from European travelers, recently found Arab sources, historical maps and results ...
    • 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 ...
    • Renne, Elisha (2021)
      The production of manufactured textiles at the Kaduna Textile Limited mill was an important development which led to the employment of many men from the small ethnic groups in southern Kaduna and Middle Belt states. The ...
    • Renne, Elisha (2021)
      "Many of the men who worked at KTL who have died since the closing of the Kaduna Textiles Limited mill without being paid their entitlements have had their names included on the list compiled by the Coalition of Unpaid ...
    • Renne, Elisha (2021)
      While the opening of Kaduna Textiles Limited in 1957 represented the encouraging beginning of the industrialization of Kaduna, its closure in 2002 had significant consequences for workers and their families. Without payment ...
    • Peel, J.D.Y. (2015)
      The Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria are exceptional for the copresence among them of three religious traditions: Islam, Christianity, and the indigenous orisa religion. In this comparative study, at once historical and ...
    • 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, ...
    • Renne, Elisha (2021)
      burying, cemeteries, chapter, children, city, closure, coalition, colonial, conclusion, consequences, construct, dead, death, deaths, deindustrialization, dilemmas, elisha, experiences, fall, families, hardship, health, ...
    • Friederici, Nicolas; Wahome, Michel; Graham, Mark (2020)
      The hope and hype about African digital entrepreneurship, contrasted with the reality on the ground in local ecosystems. In recent years, Africa has seen a digital entrepreneurship boom, with hundreds of millions of dollars ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...