History of Africa

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The Burden of Memory, the Muse of Forgiveness
Oxford University Press (1998)
AU$23.42

Nobel Laureate in Literature Wole Soyinka considers all of Africa--indeed, all the world--as he...

Shady Practices: Agroforestry and Gender Politics in The Gambia

Shady Practices

Agroforestry and Gender Politics in The Gambia

University of California Press (1999)
AU$46.15

Shady Practices is a revealing analysis of the gendered political ecology brought about by...

South Africa: A Modern History

South Africa (5th ed.)

A Modern History

Palgrave Macmillan (2000)
AU$61.83

A comprehensive survey of the whole of South African history from pre-colonial times to 1999,...

Nostalgia for the Future: West Africa after the Cold War

Nostalgia for the Future

West Africa after the Cold War

University of Chicago Press (2010)
AU$31.25

Since the end of the cold war, Africa has seen a dramatic rise in new political and religious...

Ethnographic Sorcery
University of Chicago Press (2008)
AU$24.42

According to the people of the Mueda plateau in northern Mozambique, sorcerers remake the world by...

Fusion of the Worlds: An Ethnography of Possession among the Songhay of Niger

Fusion of the Worlds

An Ethnography of Possession among the Songhay of Niger

University of Chicago Press (2010)
AU$43.95

"This ethnography is more like a film than a book, so well does Stoller evoke the color, sight,...

The African Stakes of the Congo War
Palgrave Macmillan (2002)
AU$42.62

This book situates the war in its historical and theoretical context and surveys the interests of...

The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful: Discourse about Values in Yoruba Culture

The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful

Discourse about Values in Yoruba Culture

Indiana University Press (2000)
AU$14.95

The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful Discourse about Values in Yoruba Culture Barry...

The Assassination of Herbert Chitepo: Texts and Politics in Zimbabwe

The Assassination of Herbert Chitepo

Texts and Politics in Zimbabwe

Indiana University Press (2003)
AU$13.85

On March 18, 1975, Herbert Chitepo, an African nationalist in exile and chairman of...

The Orphan Scandal: Christian Missionaries and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood

The Orphan Scandal

Christian Missionaries and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood

Stanford University Press (2014)
AU$35.50

Following the story of the Port Said orphan scandal, this book uncovers hidden links between...