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  1. Making the Mark
    Why do female genital cutting practices persist? How does circumcision affect the rights of girls in a culture where initiation forms the lynchpin of the ritual cycle at the core of defining gender, identity, social and political... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2016
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  2. Paths toward the Nation
    "One of the lesser-acknowledged outcomes of [Eritrea's] travails is that its historical trajectory has been neglected by scholars in favor of presentist concerns with the incumbent regime. Joseph L. Venosa's Paths toward... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2014
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  3. African Video Movies and Global Desires
    2014 Choice Outstanding Academic Title African Video Movies and Global Desires is the first full-length scholarly study of Ghana’s commercial video industry, an industry that has produced thousands of movies over the... Learn More
    Published: 19th February 2013
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  4. African Intellectuals and Decolonization
    Decades after independence for most African states, the struggle for decolonization is still incomplete, as demonstrated by the fact that Africa remains associated in many Western minds with chaos, illness, and disorder. African... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2013
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  5. Screening Morocco
     Since 1999 and the death of King Hassan II, Morocco has experienced a dramatic social transformation. Encouraged by the more openly democratic climate fostered by young King Mohammed VI, filmmakers have begun to explore... Learn More
    Published: 24th May 2011
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  6. The Twelve Best Books by African Women
    In 2002, at the annual Zimbabwe International Book Fair, twelve literary books by African women were included for the first time in the category of “Africa’s 100 Best Books of the Twentieth Century.” This was... Learn More
    Published: 14th July 2009
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  7. The Sacred Door and Other Stories
    The Sacred Door and Other Stories: Cameroon Folktales of the Beba offers readers a selection of folktales infused with riddles, proverbs, songs, myths, and legends, using various narrative techniques that capture the vibrancy... Learn More
    Published: 18th January 2008
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  8. Swahili Beyond the Boundaries
    Africa is a marriage of cultures: African and Asian, Islamic and Euro-Christian. Nowhere is this fusion more evident than in the formation of Swahili, Eastern Africa’s lingua franca, and its cultures. Swahili Beyond the Boundaries:... Learn More
    Published: 16th April 2007
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  9. Empire in Africa
    The dark years of European fascism left their indelible mark on Africa. As late as the 1970s, Angola was still ruled by white autocrats, whose dictatorship was eventually overthrown by black nationalists who had never experienced... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2006
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  10. Not White Enough, Not Black Enough
    The concept of Colouredness—being neither white nor black—has been pivotal to the brand of racial thinking particular to South African society. The nature of Coloured identity and its heritage of oppression has always... Learn More
    Published: 17th November 2005
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  11. Negotiating Power & Privilege
    Even with a university education, the Igbo women of southeastern Nigeria face obstacles that prevent them from reaching their professional and personal potentials. Negotiating Power and Privilege is a study of their life choices... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 2004
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  12. Portugal & Africa
    Portugal was the first European nation to assert itself aggressively in African affairs. David Birmingham's Portugal and Africa, a collection of uniquely accessible historical essays, surveys this colonial encounter from its earliest... Learn More
    Published: 29th July 2004
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  13. Children Of Africa Confront AIDS
    AIDS is now the leading cause of death in Africa, where twenty-eight million people are HIV-positive, and where some twelve million children have lost one or both parents to AIDS. In Zimbabwe, 45 percent of children under the... Learn More
    Published: 28th October 2003
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  14. Flickering Shadows
    Every European power in Africa made motion pictures for its subjects, but no state invested as heavily in these films, and expected as much from them, as the British colony of Southern Rhodesia. Flickering Shadows is the first... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2002
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  15. Voices From Madagascar
    There is currently in Madagascar a rich literary production (short stories, poetry, novels, plays) that has not yet reached the United States for lack of diffusion outside the country. Until recently, Madagascar suffered from... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2002
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  16. Witchcraft Dialogues
    Witchcraft Dialogues analyzes the complex manner in which human beings construct, experience, and think about the “occult.” It brings together anthropologists, philosophers, and sociologists, from diverse social and... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2002
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