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  • Morning in Serra Mattuby Arif Gamal

    McSweeney's 2014; US$ 9.99

    A mosaic of interrelated stories exploding with personality, myth, and geohistorical weight, Morning in Serra Mattu is a profound, joyful meditation on life in modern Sudan. Arif Gamal seamlessly blends large-scale political realities with the local and the traditional: “old villages/whose ancient way is so composed/each single blade of grass is known/and... more...

  • Facing South to Africaby Molefi Kete Asante

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Renowned Critical Africana scholar and philosopher, Molefi Kete Asante demonstrates the multidimensionality of Afrocentricity as a paradigm of theoretical perspectives advancing the agency of African people. Examining orientations to culture, society, values, and communication, Asante?s essays face South first, and then to the rest of the world.... more...

  • Historical Archaeology in Africaby Peter R. Schmidt

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 36.99

    Historical Archaeology in Africa is an inquiry into the questions that count, proposing different ways of thinking about historical archaeology. Peter Schmidt challenges readers to expand their horizons beyond the ethnocentrism of archaeology, as it is defined and practiced in North America. Confronting topics of oral traditions, our orientation to... more...

  • African Connectionsby Peter Mitchell

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 38.99

    From the exodus of early modern humans to the growth of African diasporas, Africa has had a long and complex relationship with the outside world. More than a passive vessel manipulated by external empires, the African experience has been a complex mix of internal geographic, environmental, sociopolitical and economic factors, and regular interaction... more...

  • Kubaner in Angolaby Christine Hatzky

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2012; US$ 98.00

    Angola erlangte als einer der letzten afrikanischen Staaten 1975 seine Unabhängigkeit vom portugiesischen Kolonialreich. Die Dekolonisierung und Gründung der jungen Nation im südlichen Zentralafrika war das Ergebnis einer einzigartigen transatlantischen Kooperation, einer Süd-Süd-Verbindung zwischen Angola und Kuba. Kubas Regierung unterstützte die... more...

  • Afrikanischer Tanzby Silke Hubrig; Hans G Artus; Björn Bedey

    Diplomica Verlag 2002; US$ 26.94

    Hauptbeschreibung Zunächst werden die Ursprünge des Afrikanischen Tanzes beschrieben. Damit wird neben der ursprünglichen Entstehung des Afrikanischen Tanzes und seiner stilistischen Einordnung, ein Überblick über die verschiedenen Formen des Afrikanischen Tanzes gegeben. Zudem wird auf die enge Verbindung zwischen Tanz und Musik, bzw. Tänzer/innen... more...

  • Sklaven des Wachstums - die Geschichte einer Befreiungby Reiner Klingholz

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 22.44

    Im 20. Jahrhundert hat die Menschheit auf allen Ebenen ein Wachstum ohnegleichen erlebt. Doch obwohl die Ressourcen knapp werden und die Ökosysteme unter der Last von über sieben Milliarden Menschen mit immer höheren Ansprüchen ächzen, bauen unsere gesamten Wirtschafts-, Finanz- und Sozialsysteme nach wie vor auf endloses Wachstum. "Wir haben... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Sudanby Kwame Essien; Toyin Falola

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Amid a Sudan's dark history, saturated with conflicts and tragic current events, lies a culture with deep roots, going back as far as 8000 BC. With several hundred ethnic groups and languages, Sudan is one of the world's most diverse countries. Learn how these cultures have blended and collided throughout the centuries, and examine how traditions... more...

  • The Case against Afrocentrismby Tunde Adeleke

    University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 50.00

    Postcolonial discourses on African Diaspora history and relations have traditionally focused intensely on highlighting the common experiences and links between black Africans and African Americans. This is especially true of Afrocentric scholars and supporters who use Africa to construct and validate a monolithic, racial, and culturally essentialist... more...

  • Angola Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 14.40

    Whether planning your own trip to Angola, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...