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  • The Excessive Subjectby Molly Anne Rothenberg

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    In The Excessive Subject: A New Theory of Social Change , Molly Anne Rothenberg uncovers an innovative theory of social change implicit in the writings of radical social theorists, such as Pierre Bourdieu, Michel de Certeau, Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau, and Slavoj ?i?ek. Through case studies of these writers' work, Rothenberg illuminates how this... more...

  • Settled Strangersby Gijsbert Oonk

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 38.00

    Settled Strangers aims at understanding the social, economic and political evolution of the transnational migrant community of Gujarati traders and merchants in East Africa. The history of South Asians in East Africa is neither part of the mainstream national Indian history nor that of East African history writing. This is surprising because South... more...

  • Philo's Alexandriaby Dorothy I. Sly

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.72

    First-century Alexandria vied with Rome to be the greatest city of the Roman empire. More than half a million people lived in its cosmopolitan four square miles. It was a major centre for international trade and shipping. Little remains of Alexandria's golden age. Few papyrus records of the city survive. Archaeologists' attempts to reveal its past... more...

  • Gordon and the Sudanby Alice Moore-Harell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.72

    This is a study on the period preceding the Mahdist revolution in the Sudan. It analyses the administration and political developments under the governor-generalship of Gordon. more...

  • Engaging the Diasporaby Pauline Ada Uwakweh; Jerono P. Rotich; Comfort O. Okpala; Ifeyinwa Mbakogu; Amon Okpala; Khadidja Arfi; Michael Kremer; Iheanyichukwu N. Osondu; Amy Duffuor; Shirley Mthethwa-Sommers; Joya Uraizee

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.50

    This book facilitates a critical reassessment of African immigrants, as well as their transnational challenges. It promotes knowledge about Africans in the Diaspora and the African continent through current and relevant case studies. more...

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

    OSSREA 2013; US$ 32.00

    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...

  • Once upon a Time in Jerusalemby Sahar Hamouda

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 8.99

    "Once Upon a Time in Jerusalem" tells the saga of a Palestinian family living in Jerusalem during the British mandate, and its fate in the diaspora following the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. The story is told by two voices: a mother, who was a child in Jerusalem in the 1930s, and her daughter, who comments on her mother's narrative.... more...

  • Becoming Pluralby Richard Boggs

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2013; US$ 8.99

    In July 2011, Sudan officially 'became plural', as the country split in two; the unofficial north - south divide between the Arabdominated north and the more ethnically African south was formalised, after the people of Southern Sudan voted overwhelmingly to separate from the rest of the country. Becoming Plural is a beautifully illustrated travelogue... more...

  • After the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudanby Elke Grawert

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2010; US$ 26.99

    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 implementation... more...

  • Conflict in the Nuba Mountainsby Samuel Totten; Amanda Grzyb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.32

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the embattled Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, where the Government of Sudan committed "genocide by attrition" in the early 1990s and where violent conflict reignited again in 2011. A range of contributors – scholars, journalists, and activists – trace the genesis of the crisis from colonial era neglect... more...