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- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 80.00
Homosexuality was and still is thought to be quintessentially 'un-African'. Yet in this book Chantal Zabus examines the anthropological, cultural and literary representations of male and female same-sex desire from early colonial contacts between Europe and Africa in the nineteenth century to the present. Covering a broad geographical spectrum,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00
The study of person reference stands at the cross-roads of linguistics, anthropology and psychology. As one aspect of an ethnography of communication, this book deals with a single problem ? how one knows who is being talked about in conversation ? from a rich and varied ethnographic perspective. Through a combination of grammatical agreement and free... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99
African Pasts, Presents, and Futures: Generational Shifts in African Women's Literature, Film, and Internet Discourse , by Touria Khannous, critically reevaluates assumptions in liberal feminist theory, which has examined African women primarily in terms of their object status rather than as agents effecting change . By analyzing forces of marginalization,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 305.00
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- Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 19.95
The poems in this collection dissect and cut across psychological and cultural spaces as the poet reflects on the profundity of his experiences and encounters. The thoughtful reflections provide a snapshot of what it means to live in a world of where difference and sameness are never to be taken for granted. Though written from Africa, the poems transcend... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 19.95
This is a penetrating, refreshing, diverse and impeccable collection of insightful poetry on the realities of everyday life in Africa. The collection reflects on a gamut of issues, desirable and undesirable alike. Themes covered range from dissipation, corruption, war, love, bad governance, greediness, anxiety, religion, weather, time, politics, morality,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 21.86
Renowned worldwide, as novelist and dramatist, Ngugi wa Thiongo's contributions to the body of critical writing on African literature, politics and society have been highly significant. His best known critical work is Decolonising the Mind, which since publication in 1986 has profoundly influenced other writers, critics, scholars and students. These... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 98.00
This text is devoted to studies of the languages and cultures of the Cushitic-speaking peoples of the Horn of Africa. It is concerned with linguistics in a technical sense, and analyzes the oral literature of the people of the area. more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 11.69
Practise for your exams on the genuine exam papers from the Scottish Qualifications Authority. Plus for the first time each book includes extra revision guidance, making them an essential purchase for any student.; Discover how to get your best grade with answers checked by senior examiners.; Prepare for your exams with study skills... more...