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Zambia. Northern Rhodesia

  • Tonga Religious Life in the Twentieth Centuryby Elizabeth Colson

    Bookworld Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    The religious life of the Tonga-speaking peoples of southern Zambia is examined over the last century, in the sense of how they have thought about the nature of their world, the meaning of their own lives, and the sources of good and evil in which their cosmology and society have been transformed. The twelve chapters cover Time, Space and Language;... more...

  • African Foreign Policy and Diplomacy from Antiquity to the 21st Centuryby Daniel Don Nanjira

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book offers a continent-wide examination of Africa's foreign policy and diplomacy, addressing the relevance of its many languages, precolonial history, traditional value systems, and previous international relationships. more...

  • Burden of Empireby Peter Duignan; Lewis H. Gann

    Hoover Institution Press 1967; US$ 19.95

    Since its publication in 1967,  Burden of Empire  has been widely praised and criticized for its controversial approach to the problem of colonialism in Africa. The authors have challenged the new "orthodoxy" about Africa?the belief that little but evil and exploitation has resulted from the era of European colonialism. more...

  • Morocco Boundby Brian Edwards; Donald E. Pease

    Duke University Press 2005; US$ 89.95

    An examination of American Orientalist representations of North Africa from 1942 to 1973. more...

  • Pan-Africanism, and the Politics of African Citizenship and Identityby Toyin Falola; Kwame Essien

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This volume seeks to gauge the extent to which Pan-Africanism has penetrated various disciplines, how Pan-Africanism overlaps with the study of the African Diaspora, and why Pan-Africanism is located on the periphery as African Diaspora studies gains momentum. The contributors - coming from various geographical backgrounds and a broad range of academic... more...

  • Challenge of Culture in Africaby Bernard Nsokika Fonlon

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 22.95

    This book was first published as a two-part essay in 1965 and 1967 in ABBIA ñ Cameroon Cultural Review ñ under the title ìIdea of Cultureî. Its main argument is that indigenous Africans cultures must be the foundation on which the modern African cultural structure should be raised; the soil into which the new seed should be sown;... more...

  • Living the End of Empireby Jan-Bart Gewald; Marja Hinfelaar; Giacomo Macola

    BRILL 2011; US$ 60.00

    Building on the foundational work of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, the essays contained in Living the End of Empire offer a more nuanced and complex picture of the late-colonial period in Zambia than has hitherto been presented in nationalist histories. more...

  • One Zambia, Many Historiesby Jan-Bart Gewald; Marja Hinfelaar; Giacomo Macola

    BRILL 2008; US$ 62.00

    In contrast to the rich tradition of academic analysis and understanding of the pre-colonial and colonial history of Zambia, the trajectory of post-colonial Zambia has been all but ignored by historians. The assumptions of developmentalism, the cultural hegemony of United National Independence Party orthodoxy and its conflation with national interests,... more...

  • Songs & Secretsby Barry Gilder

    Jacana Media 2012; US$ 25.99

    "If you picked up this book in the expectation of revelling in the true confessions of a disaffected spy-master – put it back. If you opened this book in the hope of enjoying the confidences of a disillusioned cadre of the South African liberation movement –close it, put it down. If you bought this book in anticipation of a grandparents-to-grave... more...

  • Zambia Then And Nowby William Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95

    Written by a member of the last generation of British Colonial Service Officers in Africa, the book seeks to place both colonial rulers and their African successors in the context of history and the circumstances of their time, viewing their achievements and failures critically but not unsympathetically and comparing colonial society with that of... more...