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  • The First Sudanese Civil Warby Scopas S. Poggo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 34.00

    This book is a comprehensive investigation, discussion, and analysis of the origins and development of the first civil war in the Sudan, which occurred between 1955 and 1972. more...

  • Materialities of Ritual in the Black Atlanticby Akinwumi Ogundiran; Paula Saunders

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    Focusing on everyday rituals, the essays in this volume look at spheres of social action and the places throughout the Atlantic world where African?descended communities have expressed their values, ideas, beliefs, and spirituality in material terms. The contributors trace the impact of encounters with the Atlantic world on African cultural formation,... more...

  • The African Diaspora and the Disciplinesby Tejumola Olaniyan; James H. Sweet

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    Focusing on the problems and conflicts of doing African diaspora research from various disciplinary perspectives, these essays situate, describe, and reflect on the current practice of diaspora scholarship. Tejumola Olaniyan, James H. Sweet, and the international group of contributors assembled here... more...

  • Brainwashedby Tom Burrell

    Hay House 2009; US$ 15.95

    “Black people are not dark-skinned white people,” says advertising visionary Tom Burrell. In fact, they are a lot more. They are survivors of the Middle Passage and centuries of humiliation and deprivation, who have excelled against the odds, constantly making a way out of “no way!” At this point in history, the idea of black inferiority... more...

  • Julius Graf Zech: Ein deutscher Kolonialbeamter in Togoby Markus Seemann

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 37.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Julius Graf von Zech auf Neuhofen (1868-1914) war ein bayerischer Adeliger und Offizier. Mit 27 Jahren trat er in den Kolonialdienst des Deutschen Reiches ein und wurde schließlich Gouverneur von Togo, der kleinsten deutschen Kolonie in Afrika. In seiner Amtszeit (1903-10) festigte sich der Ruf Togos als deutsche "Musterkolonie".... more...

  • Black Box Afrikaby Hans Christoph Buch

    zu Klampen 2006; US$ 8.41

    Ruanda, Liberia, Sudan, Kongo... Die Hiobsbotschaften aus den Krisengebieten Afrikas überschlagen sich seit etwa zehn Jahren. Zwar sind die Täter und Opfer für gewöhnlich schnell ausgemacht. Zahl und Ziele sogenannter Befreiungsbewegungen aber sind kaum mehr identifizierbar, die Ursachen der kriegerischen Auseinandersetzungen bleiben meist dunkel. ... more...

  • Responsibility to Protect und Wandel von Souveränitätby Elis Schmeer

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 26.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Somalia, Ruanda, Srebrenica, Darfur - Bilder gehen um die Welt von Völkermord und Vertreibung, von Exekutionen und Massenvergewaltigungen, von Menschenrechtsverbrechen in unvorstellbarem Ausmaß. Staatssouveränität und Interventionsverbot sind noch immer wirksame völkerrechtliche Vorwände für die Tatenlosigkeit der internationalen... more...

  • Postkoloniale Erinnerungslandschaftenby Larissa Förster

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 36.14

    Die Kolonisierung Namibias durch das Deutsche Reich mündete 1904 in einen Kolonialkrieg: Herero erhoben sich gegen die deutsche Kolonialmacht; diese führte in der Folge einen erbitterten Krieg gegen große Teile der afrikanischen Bevölkerung des Landes. Bis heute erinnern deutsch- und hererosprachige Namibier an dieses zentrale Ereignis namibischer... more...

  • Darfur: A tragedy of climate changeby Mohamed Osman Akasha

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 37.21

    In 2003, Darfur started to attract the attention of the international community following the outbreak of the conflict. Since then, much is being written on what is happening on the ground, much less about the root causes of the conflict, and that is the reason why it has been looked at from a political perspective rather than from a scientific one.... more...

  • Women in African Refugee Camps: Gender Based Violence against Female Refugees: The case of Mai Ayni Refugee Camp, Northern Ethiopiaby Yonas Gebreiyosus

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 47.84

    The study has found that female refugees in refugee camp were exposed to sexual violence, physical violence and socio-economic violence including attempt rape, rape, gang rape, physical injuries, discrimination and stigmatization and denial of access to services. The book also disclosed that male refugees and intimate partners of female refugees were... more...