Research in International Studies, Africa Series

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  1. Africa Every Day
    Africa Every Day is a multidisciplinary and accessible counterpoint to the prevailing emphasis on war, poverty, corruption, and other challenges on the continent. Essays address creative and dynamic elements of daily life without... Learn More
    Published: 12th November 2019
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  2. 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.... Learn More
    Published: 4th October 2012
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. The Twelve Best Books by African Women
    The Twelve Best Books by African Women is a collection of critical essays on eleven works of fiction and one play, an important but belated affirmation of women writers on the continent and a first step toward establishing a recognized... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2009
    Paperback | £23.99
  4. Slavery, Emancipation and Colonial Rule in South Africa
    Slavery, Emancipation and Colonial Rule in South Africa examines the rural Cape Colony from the earliest days of Dutch colonial rule in the mid-seventeenth century to the outbreak of the South African War in 1899.... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2008
    Paperback | £20.99
  5. 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 February 2006
    Paperback | £19.99
  6. 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 been... Learn More
    Published: 17th November 2005
    Paperback | £25.99
  7. Broken Lives and Other Stories
    In her startling collection of short stories, Broken Lives and Other Stories, Anthonia C. Kalu creates a series of memorable characters who struggle to hold displaced but dynamic communities together in a country that is at war... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2003
    Paperback | £15.99
  8. 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
    Paperback | £25.99
  9. Witchcraft Dialogues
    Witchcraft Dialogues analyzes the complex manner in which human beings construct, experience, and think about the “occult.”... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2002
    Paperback | £25.99
  10. Your Madness, Not Mine
    Women's writing in Cameroon has so far been dominated by Francophone writers. The short stories in this collection represent the yearnings and vision of an Anglophone woman, who writes both as a Cameroonian and as a woman whose... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 1999
    Paperback | £14.99