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- Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 17.99
Ravaged by civil war, and plagued by roaming gangs of rebel and government militia, Sudan and Darfur are rarely out of the news. Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed, over two million have fled their homes, and rape, humanitarian crises and state-sponsored genocide are all rife. In this ground-breaking investigation, Jok Madut Jok delves... more...
- 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 Press 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$ 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$ 26.49
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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40
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...