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  • Materialities of Ritual in the Black Atlanticby Akinwumi Ogundiran; Paula Saunders

    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...

  • After the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudanby Elke Grawert

    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...

  • The African Diasporaby Toyin Falola

    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...

  • Their Second Republicby Abdullahi A. Gallab

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Building on his successful book, The First Islamist Republic Abdullahi A. Gallab’s 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...

  • Disrupting Territoriesby Jörg Gertel; Richard Rottenburg; Sandra Calkins

    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...

  • Seed of South Sudanby Majok Marier; Estelle Ford-Williamson

    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...

  • Kampftänze der afrikanischen Diasporaby Marie-Claire Thull

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 29.76

    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...

  • Forging Two Nations Insights on Sudan and South Sudanby Elke Grawert

    OSSREA 2014; US$ 29.95

    Most of the papers in this book were presented during the 9th International South Sudan and Sudan Studies Conference of the Sudan Studies Association USA and the Sudan Studies Society UK. 150 scholars from numerous academic disciplines, experts in conflict transformation and development, staff of non-governmental organisations (NGOs), former and current... more...

  • Darfur: A tragedy of climate changeby Mohamed Osman Akasha

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 36.95

    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...

  • Women in African Refugee Camps: Gender Based Violence against Female Refugees: The case of Mai Ayni Refugee Camp, Northern Ethiopiaby Yonas Gebreiyosus

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 47.51

    The study has found that female refugees in refugee camp were exposed to sexual violence, physical violence and socio-economic violence including attempt rape, rape, gang rape, physical injuries, discrimination and stigmatization and denial of access to services. The book also disclosed that male refugees and intimate partners of female refugees were... more...