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  • 'brothers' Or Others?by Anita FA¡bos

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95

    Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a united Nile Valley, recent political developments in Egypt have underscored the precarious legal status of Sudanese... more...

  • The 1956 Warby David Tal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Recently declassified documents and new scholarship have prompted this reassessment of the collusion between Israel, France and England which drove the 1956 War. more...

  • Africa after Modernismby Michael Janis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    An interdisciplinary approach to literature, media, and philosophy, Africa after Modernism traces shifts in perspectives on Africanist thought from the conflict with European modernist interventions in the climate of colonialist aggression to perspectives on cultural identity in the climate of globalism, multiculturalism, and mass media. 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...

  • African Identitiesby Kadiatu Kanneh

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Kanneh locates Black identity in relation to Africa and discovers how histories connected with the domination, imagination, and interpretation of Africa are constructive of a range of political and theoretic parameters around race. more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2002; US$ 29.00

    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...

  • An Afrocentric Manifestoby Molefi Kete Asante

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Molefi Kete Asante's Afrocentric philosophy has become one of the most persistent influences in the social sciences and humanities over the past three decades. It strives to create new forms of discourse about Africa and the African Diaspora, impact on education through expanding curricula to be more inclusive, change the language of social institutions... more...

  • Alexandriaby George Hinge; Per Bilde; Minna Skafte Jensen

    Aarhus University Press 2010; US$ 23.10

    Throughout the entire span of Graeco-Roman antiquity Alexandria represented a meeting place for many ethnic cultures and the city itself was subject to a wide range of local developments, which created and formatted a distinct Alexandrine 'culture' as well as several distinct 'cultures'. Ancient Greek, Roman and Jewish observers communicated... more...

  • Alexandrian Cosmopolitanismby Hala Halim

    Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 64.99

    Interrogating how Alexandria became enshrined as the exemplary cosmopolitan space in the Middle East, this book mounts a radical critique of Eurocentric conceptions of cosmopolitanism. The dominant account of Alexandrian cosmopolitanism elevates things European in the city's culture and simultaneously places things Egyptian under the sign of decline.... more...

  • Ancient Egypt in Africaby David O'Connor; Andrew Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.00

    Geographically, Egypt is clearly on the African continent, yet perceptions of Ancient Egypt routinely regard it as a non-African cultural form. The significance of Ancient Egypt for the rest of Africa is a hotly debated issue with complex ramifications. This book considers how Ancient Egypt was dislocated from Africa, drawing on a wide range of sources. more...