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- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 30.00
A revised edition of Manning's 1988 Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1880-1985. Covering the French-speaking countries of west and central Africa, it focuses on the development of new African institutions and a new African culture, based on precolonial African heritage and the connections of Africa with French and Belgian colonial powers. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 50.00
This book integrates into a single framework Dahomey's pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial economic history. more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 25.99
Patrick Manning follows the multiple routes that brought Africans and people of African descent into contact with one another and with Europe, Asia, and the Americas. In joining these stories, he shows how the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Indian Ocean fueled dynamic interactions among black communities and cultures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95
This fully revised and updated second edition of Migration in World History traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas. Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, noted world historian Patrick Manning guides the reader through: ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95
This work focuses on the ideas and influence of Andre Gunder Frank, one of the founding figures and leading analysts of political economy at the global level. Through discussion of his work the contributors in this volume examine the shifting currents of the world economy and the accompanying controversies, advances, and regressions in the understanding... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 146.00
Migration plays a crucial role in the development of human societies. This book offers an overview of the state of the art in disciplines that study the ?deep past? and shows how historians and social scientists can profit from their insights. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00
Pottier shows how the post-genocide regime in Rwanda imposed their account of Central Africa's crises upon international commentators, and explains the ideological underpinnings of this official narrative. He examines how persuasive, but fatally misleading analysis of the situation on the ground led to policy errors that exacerbated the original crisis. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 29.00
This compelling example of the new cultural history of South Africa argues that cultural factors were related to high political developments in the colonial Cape. It describes changes in social identity accompanying the transition from Dutch to British overrule, and the development of white racism and of ideologies of resistance. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 34.00
This is a book about 'middlemen': Africans who functioned as intermediaries between Europeans and their own hinterland for over 300 years. Based on written and oral sources, it follows the Duala, a critical community, from precolonial history to the end of colonialism, covering both German and French colonial role. more...