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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
The decolonization of Namibia was delayed from 1966 to 1989--the period of the war of independence--pitting the Namibian nationalists against the South African minority-ruled regime. This book describes the diplomatic, economic and military campaigns of the Namibian and South African belligerents and draws a comparison with several other decolonization... more...
- University of Delaware 2014; US$ 69.99
African Diaspora in the Cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States upholds the transcendent interconnectedness of histories, stories, and cultural and disciplinary expression, and the centrality of the Middle Passage in connecting Harlem and Brooklyn to Havana, Kingston, and Rio de Janeiro. more...
- 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...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 58.33
After a long process of peace negotiations the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was signed on 9 January 2005 between the Government of Sudan (GOS) and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A). The CPA raised initial hopes that it would be the foundation block for lasting peace in Sudan. This book compiles scholarly analyses of the... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 29.95
The African diaspora is arguably the most important event in modern African history. From the fifteenth century to the present, millions of Africans have been dispersed -- many of them forcibly, others driven by economic need or political persecution -- to other continents, creating large communities with African origins living outside their native... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Building on his successful book, The First Islamist Republic Abdullahi A. Gallabs Their Second Republic: Islamism in the Sudan from Disintegration to Oblivion deals with Islamism, its representations, history, and transformations in the region. Continuing the study of Islamism in power the book affirms the continuous disintegration of the Islamist... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 65.63
"Nowhere has a range of case studies of Sudan been brought together in a single volume. Given the concern with the growing number and complexity of conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan there is a significant readership in academic circles and from those involved in humanitarian organisations of all kinds." Professor Peter Woodward, University of Reading... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
One of the most detailed books on the Lost Boys of Sudan since South Sudan became the world's newest nation in 2011, this is a memoir of Majok Marier, an Agar Dinka who was 7 when war came to his village in southern Sudan. During a 21-year civil war, 2 million lives were lost and 80 percent of the South Sudanese people were displaced. Tens of thousands... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 25.37
Die Kampftänze der afrikanischen Diaspora wurden während der Sklavenzeit als Weiterführung afrikanischer Rituale entwickelt und erhielten eine neue Funktion als getarnter Widerstand, Überlebenstraining und Guerillataktik gegen die Kolonialregierungen. Bis ins 20. Jahrhundert hinein war ihre Ausübung offiziell verboten - eine krasse Beschränkung der... more...