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- Lexington Books 2017; US$ 89.99
This book brings insight and scholarly breadth through literary criticism to the growing research on women, war, and conflict in Africa. The contributors establish compelling evidence for the significance of gender in the analyses of contemporary warfare and conflict. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 87.13
This pioneering study applies game theory to a selection of minoritarian texts from the American canon. Concentrating on rational decision making, the discussion introduces the most common social dilemmas such as the Stag Hunt and the Prisoner's Dilemma as a means of interpreting works by writers such as Douglass, Hurston, and Morrison. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 87.13
The book examines popular fiction columns, a dominant feature in Kenyan newspapers, published in the twentieth century and examines their historical and cultural impact on Kenyan politics. The book interrogates how popular cultural forms such as popular fiction engage with and subject the polity to constant critique through informal but widely recognized cultural... more...
- Worth Books 2017; US$ 3.50
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Americanah tells you what you need to know before or after you read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie?s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary of Americanah by Chimamanda... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 21.99
This is the first English translation of an award winning book published in Afrikaans in 1989. It engages critically and creatively with a key moment of colonial history?the time Lady Anne Barnard spent at the Cape of Good Hope, from 1797 to 1802. Antjie Krog powerfully brings together the historical and the poetic in a turbulent South Africa. more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
This book examines residual oral conventions that shape the black diaspora imaginary in the Caribbean and the United States. Through a hermeneutical focus, Griffith provides fresh understandings of the Atlantic as a frame for a philosophical and cultural counterdiscourse in postcolonial communities. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.13
This book proposes feminist empathy as a model of interpretation in the works of contemporary Anglophone African women writers. The African woman?s body is often portrayed as having been disabled by the patriarchal and sexist structures of society. Returning to their bodies as a point of reference, rather than the postcolonial ideology... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2016; Not Available
Extends the study of China's "soft power" into theatre studies and looks more widely at syncretic traditions evolving in other long-term historic exchanges between Asia and Africa. more...
- University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 35.00
A prominent francophone thinker and writer from sub-Saharan Africa, V. Y. Mudimbe is known for his efforts to bridge Western and African modes of knowledge and for his critiques of a range of disciplines, from classics and philosophy to anthropology and comparative literature. The Mudimbe Reader offers for the first time a ground-breaking work... more...