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Sub-Saharan Africa

Paperback. An account of the development of modern South African society which seeks to establish the geographical and historical context in which change has taken place. The author describes important historical continuities in South Africa which have shaped present society. Series: International Library of African Studies. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; HBJH; HBLL; HBLW; HBTB; HBTP; JPH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 22. Weight in Grams: 417.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860641763
ISBN
9781860641763

€ 25.24

Hardcover. This text looks at how since Robert Mugabe came to power with a revolutionary Marxist-Leninist programme, ethos and world view, Zimbabwe's position on the world stage has been affected by considerations of international political realities and has had to jettison much of its ideological radicalism. Series: International Library of African Studies. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMW; GTB; JPF; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 22. Weight in Grams: 381.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860646478
ISBN
9781860646478

€ 99.13

Hardcover. In Africa, western donors have sought to impose 'neo-liberal' visions of socio-economic and political institution-building, spreading political reforms and economic liberalisation with far-reaching consequences. This title questions the assumption that Africa was lacking the useful components for a spontaneous transition to democracy. Series: International Library of African Studies. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1HFDN; JPFK; JPHV. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 216 x 134 x 28. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
288
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845116569
ISBN
9781845116569

€ 98.53

Paperback. Series: Interp Culture New Millennium. Num Pages: 206 pages, 6 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1HFGK; AVGR; HRC; JFSR; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 15. Weight in Grams: 318.
Publisher
University of Illinois Press United States
Number of pages
206
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252081552
ISBN
9780252081552

€ 25.99
€ 24.58

Hardcover. How has the position of Afrikaners changed since the end of the Apartheid regime in South Africa? This work argues that the global political economy and the closely associated ideology of globalization are major catalysts for change in Afrikaner identifications and positions. It contributes to our understanding of post-apartheid South Africa. Series: International Library of African Studies. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; JFSL; JP; KCP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 149 x 22. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Tauris Academic Studies
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845117856
ISBN
9781845117856

€ 93.50

Paperback. The tsunami was perceived as so 'un-natural' that it provoked an immediate, unprecedented international outpouring of sympathy. It took many months, by contrast, for the story of a new famine in the Sahel to make headlines. This book endeavors to shed light on a multifaceted crisis. Editor(s): Crombe, Xavier; Jezequel, Jean-Herve. Num Pages: 278 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFDR; 3JMC; HBJH; HBLX; JKSR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 15. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Hurst
Number of pages
278
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850659549
ISBN
9781850659549

€ 41.00

Hardcover. Series: International Library of African Studies. Num Pages: 278 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1HFMZ; JP; KNAT. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 223 x 148 x 27. Weight in Grams: 458.
Publisher
Tauris Academic Studies
Number of pages
270
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845112998
ISBN
9781845112998

€ 104.18

Hardcover. Henry Salt was one of the most important figures in early 19th century travel, archaeology and diplomacy. This study is an appreciation of this significant figure and brings to life a fascinating period in the history of Egypt and Abyssinia. Num Pages: 314 pages, 18 b/w pls. BIC Classification: 1HBE; 1HFGA; 3JF; 3JH; BGH; HD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 156 x 29. Weight in Grams: 676.
Publisher
Libri Publications
Number of pages
314
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781901965032
ISBN
9781901965032

€ 39.64

Hardcover. A biography of Sir Geoffrey Colby "development governor" in Nyasaland (now Malawi) in the period leading up to decolonization and the end of empire. The text shows Colby as an efficient, humane official who handled the problems associated with the decolonization process with sensitivity and vigour. Num Pages: 256 pages, index. BIC Classification: 1HFMM; BGH; HBTQ; HBTR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 36. Weight in Grams: 662.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850436164
ISBN
9781850436164

€ 103.55

Hardcover. Fred Hummel's life was spent in forestry. This is the story of his life, which included doctoral research at Oxford and wartime military service. It also places forestry in the broader context of rural development, natire conservation, and international co-operation. Num Pages: 264 pages, 40ill.(8col.). BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DDB; 1HFGU; 1KLCM; BGBA; KNAL; TVR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 26. Weight in Grams: 431.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
264
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860647260
ISBN
9781860647260

€ 38.99
€ 38.29

Hardcover. A case study on Tanzania highlighting the theoretical and methodological approaches in sociolinguistics. It focuses on the influence of Ujamaa ideology on Swahili's formation, treatment, and implementation. It features updates to the discussions of code-switching and language policies and ideologies. Num Pages: 192 pages, illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: 1HFGT; CFB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 240 x 162 x 16. Weight in Grams: 430.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748675791
ISBN
9780748675791

€ 78.84

Hardcover. Samora Machel led FRELIMO, the Mozambican Liberation Front, to victory against Portuguese colonialism in 1974, and the following year became independent Mozambique's first President. This biography presents the many different faces of the man Nelson Mandela called 'a true African revolutionary'. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMQ; 3JJPK; 3JJPL; BGH; HBJH; HBLW3; HBTR; HBTV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 162 x 218 x 21. Weight in Grams: 444.
Publisher
Oxford University Press USA
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849041942
ISBN
9781849041942

€ 24.99
€ 23.39

Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HFMZ; 3JJH; 3JJP; BGA; HBJD; HBWQ; JFSR1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 531.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850436263
ISBN
9781850436263

€ 44.99
€ 43.57

Hardcover. The first full-length study of Nollywood, exploring the rise, evolving structure and global connections of Nigeria's popular movie industry. Based on extensive fieldwork, this critical text redefines our understanding of global media flows while analysing the commercial and professional practices of one of the most prolific media industries. Series: International Screen Industries. Num Pages: 184 pages, 20 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 1HFDN; APF; JFD. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 161 x 241 x 17. Weight in Grams: 462.
Publisher
British Film Institute
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844576920
ISBN
9781844576920

€ 73.42

Paperback. Includes an introduction by Elinor Sisulu, who reflects on her own and others' silence at the time of the killings, as they celebrated a independent Zimbabwe; and a foreword by Pius Ncube of Bulawayo, well known for his outspokenness and for his stand against the ongoing human rights violations by the government in Zimbabwe. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMW; HBJH; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 162 x 23. Weight in Grams: 666.
Publisher
Oxford University Press USA
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850658900
ISBN
9781850658900

€ 41.24

Hardcover. Examines the legacies of Shaka, the intrigues of Zulu royalty, gender and generational struggles, cultural and symbolic projections, and spirituality. This volume highlights the debates in South Africa over the manipulation of Zulu heritage, whether deployed for party political purposes or exploited to promote eco - and battlefield-tourism. Num Pages: 670 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFM; JHMC; JHMP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 250 x 182 x 52. Weight in Grams: 1548.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
670
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850659082
ISBN
9781850659082

€ 84.75

Hardcover. Malawi's struggle for independance was indicative of the problems inherent in the whole momentous story of Africa's decolonisation. Vehement support for the Malawi National Congress led to the resignation or dismissal of all but one cabinet minister, whilst others fled the country. Num Pages: 416 pages, b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HFMM; JPW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 145 x 223 x 33. Weight in Grams: 584.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
416
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860646423
ISBN
9781860646423

€ 103.55

Hardcover. After his appointment as RC Archbishop of Lusaka in 1969, Emmanuel Milingo became aware of his healing powers. Members of his congregation believed him to be able to liberate them from evil spirits. This work examines Milingo's life and work and the conflict surrounding his healing ministry. Num Pages: 300 pages, 12ill. BIC Classification: 1HFMZ; HRCC7; HRQM2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138. Weight in Grams: 482.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co (Publishers)Ltd
Number of pages
300
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850651123
ISBN
9781850651123

€ 30.35

Paperback. This study introduces audiences to the importance of the arts in the African diaspora and tells of the important histories of migration and the myriad negotiations of artistic, cultural, group and personal identities among African artists in the diaspora. Num Pages: 128 pages, 70 colour and 10 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HFGA; ACBP; ACX; GTB; JFFN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 305 x 237 x 12. Weight in Grams: 728.
Publisher
Philip Wilson Publishers
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780856675621
ISBN
9780856675621

€ 30.99
€ 25.82

Hardcover. Provides insight into the culture and society of the Chagga people Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFGT; HBJH; JHM. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 150 x 224 x 24. Weight in Grams: 474.
Publisher
Signal Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909930445
ISBN
9781909930445

€ 20.44

Hardcover. Drawing on a wide range of little-known material, this book presents an overview of structural disintegration in the Horn of Africa from the dual perspectives of domestic and international political developments. Series: International Library of African Studies. Num Pages: 256 pages, maps, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1HBS; 1HFGA; 1HFGS; HBJH; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 220 x 144 x 24. Weight in Grams: 398.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris & Company
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Edition
First UK edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850437413
ISBN
9781850437413

€ 98.53

Hardcover. Harry Mitchell shows how the colonial government tried to control the diamond trade and harness its wealth to the territory's advantage. Num Pages: 267 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HFDE; BGB; HBJH; HBLW3; HBTQ; HBTR; KNAT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 134 x 26. Weight in Grams: 467.
Publisher
Radcliffe Press
Number of pages
267
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860648175
ISBN
9781860648175

€ 38.99
€ 38.29

Hardcover. Kenya is noted for its rich variety of African indigenous Churches, all originating in a defence of Kenyan cultures. This book discusses their deployment of the media, crusades, organisation, theology and use of the Bible, and above all the economics that has made this phenomenon possible. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFGK; HRAM2; HRC; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 215 x 145. .
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850659341
ISBN
9781850659341

€ 57.21

Hardcover. The evolution of student activism in sub-Saharan Africa is crucial to understanding the process of democratic struggle and change in Africa. Focusing on the period of 'democratic transitions' in the 1990s, this work discusses the involvement of student activism in democratic struggles across contemporary Africa and focuses on two case studies. Series: International Library of African Studies. Num Pages: 360 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1HF; JNKS; JPW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 221 x 148 x 29. Weight in Grams: 558.
Publisher
Tauris Academic Studies
Number of pages
360
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845114763
ISBN
9781845114763

€ 98.53