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Designs of Blackness Mappings in the Literature and Culture of African Americans
ISBN: PB: 9781940939766, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, November 2019
212 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
The wealth and breadth of literature produced by African Americans is staggering and dates to the earliest days of black presence in the United States. A. Robert Lee's "Designs of Blackness" takes on the critical and expansive task of mapping the tra...
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£30,00
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Sahel A Short History of Mali, Niger and the Lands in Between
ISBN: HB: 9781849044738, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! The Sahel, where the southern edge of the Sahara meets the land in between it and the savannah, is alternatively ignored and misunderstood. In the 1970s it was synonymous with drought and famine, yet crops and herds flourish al...
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£25,00
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For Money and Elders Ritual, Sovereignty, and the Sacred in Kenya
ISBN: PB: 9780226655758, ISBN: HB: 9780226655611, University of Chicago Press, November 2019
216 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
Many observers of Kenya's complicated history see causes for concern, from the use of public office for private gain to a constitutional structure historically lopsided towards the executive branch. Yet efforts from critics and academics to diagnose...
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£22,00
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£62,00
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Politics of Solidarity Privatisation, Precarious Work and Labour in South Africa
ISBN: PB: 9783593510477, University of Chicago Press, Campus Verlag, November 2019
430 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 1 colour plate, 15 halftones
"Politics of Solidarity" explores the transformation of public services in post-apartheid South Africa and the effects of privatization in three cities: Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, and Cape Town. Drawing on extensive qualitative fieldwork, Carmen Ludwi...
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£34,00
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Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in South Africa
ISBN: PB: 9781849048804, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! South Africa's transition to democracy took place against a backdrop of shadow war between the apartheid regime's counterinsurgency forces and the African National Congress' armed wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK). This book analyse...
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£20,00
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Heineken in Africa A Multinational Unleashed
ISBN: HB: 9781849049023, Hurst Publishers, October 2019
240 pp., 24.5x14.5 cm
For sale in CIS only! For Heineken, "rising Africa" is already a reality: the profits it extracts there are almost 50 per cent above the global average, and beer costs more in some African countries than it does in Europe. Heineken claims its presen...
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£20,00
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Revolution's Echoes Music, Politics, and Pleasure in Guinea
ISBN: PB: 9780226654638, ISBN: HB: 9780226654461, University of Chicago Press, October 2019
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 halftones, 2 line drawings
Music has long been an avenue for protest, seen as a way to promote freedom and equality, instill hope, and fight for change. Popular music, in particular, is considered to be an effective form of subversion and resistance under oppressive circumstan...
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£22,00
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£62,00
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Frontiers in the Gilded Age Adventure, Capitalism, and Dispossession from Southern Africa to the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands, 1880-1917
ISBN: HB: 9780300225877, Yale University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
In the late nineteenth century, the U.S.-Mexican borderlands constituted one stop beyond the United States where Americans chased capitalist dreams. Crisscrossing the American West, southern Africa, and northern Mexico, Andrew Offenburger examines ho...
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£35,00
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Amilcar Cabral The Life of a Reluctant Nationalist
ISBN: HB: 9781787381445, Hurst Publishers, August 2019
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! On 20 January 1973, the Bissau-Guinean revolutionary Amilcar Cabral was killed by militants from his own party. Cabral had founded the PAIGC in 1960 to fight for the liberation of Portuguese Guinea and Cape Verde. The insurgent...
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£30,00
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African Americans and Africa A New History
ISBN: HB: 9780300198669, Yale University Press, July 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
What is an "African American" and how does this identity relate to the African continent? Rising immigration levels, globalization, and the United States' first African American president have all sparked new dialogue around the question. This work p...
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