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  • Africa-centred Knowledgesby Brenda Cooper; Robert Morrell

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Proposes a dynamic new approach to the production of knowledge on Africa, one that is global, multiple and heterogeneous, elucidating this through both discursive theoretical chapters and case histories. more...

  • The State of Post-conflict Reconstructionby Naseem Badiey

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Traces the dynamics of state-building in Juba, Southern Sudan 2005-2011, revealing how underlying ties of ethnicity and land dominated the actions of the various parties in post-conflict reconstruction and how these may continue to influence power and resource-sharing in the newly independent state of South Sudan. more...

  • 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...

  • A Burning Hungerby Lynda Schuster

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    If the Mandelas were the generals in the fight for black liberation, the Mashininis were the foot soldiers. Theirs is a story of exile, imprisonment, torture, and loss, but also of dignity, courage, and strength in the face of appalling adversity. Originally published in Great Britain to critical acclaim, A Burning Hunger: One Family's Struggle Against... more...

  • Self-Determination and Secession in Africaby Redie Bereketeab

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book provides a unique comparative study of the major secessionist and self-determination movements in post-colonial Africa, examining theory, international law, charters of the United Nations, and the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union?s (AU) stance on the issue. The book explores whether self-determination and secessionism lead... 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...

  • United Nations Peacekeeping in Africa Since 1960by Norrie MacQueen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    United Nations Peacekeeping in Africa provides an exploration of United Nations military intervention in Africa, from its beginnings in the Congo in 1960 to the new operations of the twenty-first century. The scene is set by an examination of the theoretical bases both of United Nations peacekeeping and of Africa?s post-independence politics and... more...

  • Decolonization in Africaby John D. Hargreaves

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    John Hargreaves examines how the British, French, Belgian, Spanish and Portuguese colonies in tropical Africa became independent in the postwar years, and in doing so transformed the international landscape. African demands for independence and colonial plans for reform - central to the story - are seen here in the wider context of changing international... more...

  • Africa in the Wider Worldby Richard Downie

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 29.99

    In this collection of essays, regional and functional experts from CSIS consider Africa?s current place in the world, including trade and investment, peace and security, and democracy and good governance. more...