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  • Diasporas, Development and Peacemaking in the Horn of Africaby Liisa Laakso; Petri Hautaniemi

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    Featuring a wealth of case-study material and insights from leading experts in the field, this highly original volume forces an important re-think in a contentious area of African politics and development. more...

  • Federalism in South Asiaby Mahendra Prasad Singh; Veena Kukreja

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book is one of the first in-depth and systematic studies on the functioning and aspiring federations of South Asia. It examines how federal dynamics in India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka are impinged on by the nature of their specific constitutions; their societal, political and cultural fabrics; composition of power elites and ruling classes;... more...

  • A Man of Good Hopeby Jonny Steinberg

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 21.88

    IN JANUARY 1991, when civil war came to Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, two-thirds of the city?s population fled. Among them was eight-year-old Asad Abdullahi. His mother murdered by a militiaman, his father somewhere in hiding, he was swept – alone – into the great wartime migration that scattered the Somali people throughout sub-Saharan Africa... more...

  • A History of Ethiopia: Volume I (Routledge Revivals)by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    This, the first volume of Sir E. A. Wallis Budge?s The History of Ethiopia: Nubia and Abyssinia , first published in 1928, presents an account of Ethiopian history from the earliest legendary and mythic records up until the death of King Lebna Dengel in 1540. Using a vast range of sources ? Greek and Roman reports, Biblical passages, Egyptian hieroglyphs,... more...

  • A History of Ethiopia: Volume II (Routledge Revivals)by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    This is the second volume of Sir E. A. Wallis Budge?s narrative account of Ethiopian history, and continues the chronicle of the Kings of Abyssinia where the first volume ended: the death of Lebna Dengel in 1540. The list of kings ends with the Regent R?s Tafari, who still reigned at the time of first publication in 1928. Thereafter, the author... more...

  • The African Garrison Stateby Kjetil Tronvoll; Daniel R. Mekonnen

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 80.00

    A comprehensive study of how and why the bright prospects the new state of Eritrea had in 1991 were undercut, turning the country into one of the world's most authoritarian, militarised, isolated, and human rights-abusing states. more...

  • Violent Intermediariesby Michelle R. Moyd

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The askari , African soldiers recruited in the 1890s to fill the ranks of the German East African colonial army, occupy a unique space at the intersection of East African history, German colonial history, and military history. Lauded by Germans for their loyalty during the East Africa campaign of World War I, but reviled by Tanzanians for the violence... more...

  • Nyerereby Thomas Molony

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 45.00

    A uniquely detailed portrayal of the formative years of Tanzania's first president and the influences that led him to enter politics. more...

  • Nyerereby Thomas Molony

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 36.46

    Julius Kambarage Nyerere (1922-1999), the first President of Tanzania, was a man whose political life was uniquely and inextricably bound into the history of the nation he created. Yet, though 'Baba wa Taifa', Father of the Nation, there is still no adequate biography. This book presents the first truly rounded portrait of Nyerere's early life,... more...

  • A History of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopiaby Ulrich Braukämper; Geraldine Krause

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 87.10

    The Hadiyya are an ethnic group of 1.5 million people in central-southern Ethiopia. Linguistically they belong to the Highland East Cushitic cluster. In Ethiopian and Arabic chronicles between the 13th and the 17th centuries they were mentioned as representatives of a powerful Muslim state which continuously challenged the hegemony of the Christian... more...