Research in International Studies, Global and Comparative Studies

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  1. Making a World after Empire
    In April 1955, twenty-nine countries from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East came together for a diplomatic conference in Bandung, Indonesia, intending to define the direction of the postcolonial world.... Learn More
    Published: 19th August 2019
    Paperback | £25.99
  2. Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War
    Many challenges facing the African continent today are rooted in colonial practices, Cold War alliances, and outsiders’ attempts to influence its political and economic systems. Interdisciplinary and intended for nonspecialists,... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 2018
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £31.00
  3. Hip-Hop in Africa
    Msia Kibona Clark examines some of Africa’s biggest hip-hop scenes and shows how hip-hop helps us understand specifically African realities. A tribute to a genre and its artists, Hip-Hop in Africa details the spread of hip-hop... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2018
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  4. Dedan Kimathi on Trial
    Perhaps no figure embodied the ambiguities, colonial fears, and collective imaginations of Kenya’s decolonization era more than Dedan Kimathi, the self-proclaimed field marshal of the rebel forces that took to the forests to... Learn More
    Published: 27th November 2017
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  5. Following the Ball
    With Following the Ball, Todd Cleveland incorporates labor, sport, diasporic, and imperial history to examine the extraordinary experiences of African football players from Portugal’s African colonies as they relocated to the... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2017
    Hardback | £66.00
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  6. Obama and Kenya
    Barack Obama’s political ascendancy has focused worldwide attention on Kenya. Carotenuto and Luongo argue that efforts to cast Obama as a “son of the soil” of the Lake Victoria basin invite insights into the politicized... Learn More
    Published: 29th July 2016
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  7. Memories of Madagascar and Slavery in the Black Atlantic
    Bridges history and ethnography to explore stories of Malagasy ancestry and African American identity.... Learn More
    Published: 21st October 2015
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  8. Violence
    In a world desperate to comprehend and address what appears to be an ever-enlarging explosion of violence, this book provides important insights into crucial contemporary issues, with violence providing the lens.... Learn More
    Published: 16th March 2012
    Paperback | £25.99
  9. Cultivating the Colonies
    The essays collected in Cultivating the Colonies demonstrate how the relationship between colonial power and nature reveals the nature of power.... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 2011
    Paperback | £38.00
  10. Making a World after Empire
    In April 1955, twenty-nine countries from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East came together for a diplomatic conference in Bandung, Indonesia, intending to define the direction of the postcolonial world.... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2010
    Paperback | £23.99
  11. Cast Out
    Throughout history, those arrested for vagrancy have generally been poor men and women, often young, able-bodied, unemployed, and homeless. Most histories of vagrancy have focused on the European and American experiences.... Learn More
    Published: 29th November 2008
    Paperback | £37.00
  12. Human Rights in African Prisons
    Prisons are always a key focus  of those interested in human rights and the rule of law. Human Rights in African Prisons looks at the challenges African governments face in dealing with these issues. Written by some... Learn More
    Published: 17th June 2008
    Paperback | £22.99
  13. Under the Heel of the Dragon
    The Turkic Muslims known as the Uighur have long faced social and economic disadvantages in China because of their minority status.... Learn More
    Published: 7th July 2007
    Paperback | £19.99
  14. Violence, Political Culture & Development in Africa
    Africa has witnessed a number of transitions to democracy in recent years. Coinciding with this upsurge in democratic transitions have been spectacular experiences of social disintegration. An alternative to discourses of the... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2006
    Paperback | £20.99
  15. Civil War, Civil Peace
    More than two hundred wars have been fought in the past half century. Nearly all have been civil wars, and at the beginning of the twenty-first century, more than thirty civil wars were being fought. The “rules” of... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2006
    Paperback | £25.99
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