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Race, Nation, Translation South African Essays, 1990-2013
ISBN: HB: 9780300226171, Yale University Press, January 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 7 black&white illus.
The most significant nonfiction writings of Zoe Wicomb, one of South Africa's leading authors and intellectuals, are collected here for the first time in a single volume. This compilation features critical essays on the works of such prominent South...
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£25,00
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Dark Inheritance Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica
ISBN: HB: 9780300225556, Yale University Press, August 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white illus.
Focusing on Jamaica, Britain's most valuable colony in the Americas by the mid-eighteenth century, Brooke Newman explores the relationship between racial classifications and the inherited rights and privileges associated with British subject status....
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£45,00
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Rwanda From Genocide to Precarious Peace
ISBN: HB: 9780300197396, Yale University Press, March 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 black&white illus., 5 figures, 2 maps
The brutal civil war between Hutu and Tutsi factions in Rwanda ended in 1994 when the Rwandan Patriotic Front came to power and embarked on an ambitious social, political, and economic project to remake the devastated central-east African nation. Sus...
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£20,00
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Freedom's Debtors British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300217445, Yale University Press, October 2017
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 black&white illus.
British anti-slavery, widely seen as a great sacrifice of economic and political capital on the altar of humanitarianism, was in fact profitable, militarily useful, and crucial to the expansion of British power in West Africa. After the slave trade w...
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£37,00
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First Victory The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign
ISBN: HB: 9780300208559, Yale University Press, October 2016
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
A riveting new account of the long-overlooked achievement of British-led forces who, against all odds, scored the first major Allied victory of the Second World War Surprisingly neglected in accounts of Allied wartime triumphs, in 1941 British and Co...
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£25,00
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Collecting Food, Cultivating People Subsistence and Society in Central Africa
ISBN: HB: 9780300218534, Yale University Press, September 2016
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
A rich analysis of the complex dynamic between food collection and food production in the farming societies of precolonial south central Africa Engaging new linguistic evidence and reinterpreting published archaeological evidence, this sweeping study...
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£60,00
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History of South Africa
ISBN: PB: 9780300189353, Yale University Press, February 2014
416 pp., 21x14 cm
A magisterial history of South Africa, from the earliest known human inhabitation of the region to the present. Lynn Berat updates this classic text with a new chapter chronicling the first presidential term of Mbeki and ending with the celebrations...
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£16,00
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Ethiopian Revolution War in the Horn of Africa
ISBN: PB: 9780300204148, Yale University Press, July 2013
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, black&white illus.
Revolution, civil wars, and guerilla warfare wracked Ethiopia during three turbulent decades at the end of the twentieth century. This book is a pioneering study of the military history and political significance of this crucial Horn of Africa region...
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£30,00
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Kenya Between Hope and Despair, 1963-2011
ISBN: HB: 9780300148763, Yale University Press, January 2013
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
On December 12, 1963, people across Kenya joyfully celebrated independence from British colonial rule, anticipating a bright future of prosperity and social justice. As the nation approaches the fiftieth anniversary of its independence, however, the...
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£25,00
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Of Africa
ISBN: PB: 9780300198331, Yale University Press, January 2013
224 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
A member of the unique generation of African writers and intellectuals who came of age in the last days of colonialism, Wole Soyinka has witnessed the promise of independence and lived through postcolonial failure. He deeply comprehends the pressing...
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£10,00
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