Africa

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By: E.C. Ejiogu

At a time when the question of state building in Africa is still unresolved, this book makes a timely and valuable contribution to the literature on transition processes in African politics. It is particularly relevant to scholars and policy maker...

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A portrait of visionary leadership, this study of the Bafokeng people describes how they acquired their land and protected their customs during 150 years of political upheaval in South Africa. In addition, the book provides a look at the current s...

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By: Michael Brett

From a single sanctuary established in 1926, South Africa now boasts a proud complement of 19 national parks. This unique guide, which includes 25 customised maps, is packed with information on each of them, covering history, wildlife, biomes, act...

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By: David M. Gordon

Invisible Agents shows how personal and deeply felt spiritual beliefs can inspire social movements and influence historical change. Conventional historiography concentrates on the secular, materialist, or moral sources of political agency. Instea...

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By: Justice Kamanga

Tastes of Africa is a collection of traditional and modern African recipes with full-colour photographs and authentic styling. The easy-to-prepare meals feature the ingredients, flavours, textures and aromas of African cooking - all from a profess...

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By: Phathekile Holomisa

A thoughtful collection of newspaper articles and speeches, this book offers a compelling indigenous African perspective on contemporary issues and traditional values. With a framework for an alternative view on current affairs in S...

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By: Phathekile Holomisa

Providing insight into South African values and culture, this book is a comprehensive study of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (Contralesa) and its role in history. Essentially, it examines the Contralesa’s position durin...

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By: Anthony Ephirim-Donkor

This book is a study examining the causes of the kingship internecine struggle among the Effutu by exploring the two traditional systems of succession, the patrilineal and the matrilineal among the Effutu (Awutu-abe), and how best to end political...

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This book explores the nascent and complex terrain of democratization and peaceful political transitions in Africa. It analyzes major election-related conflicts across the continent, explains their root causes and major consequences, and offers me...

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This volume combines ethnographic accounts of fieldwork with overviews of recent anthropological literature about the region on topics such as Islam, gender, youth, and new media. It addresses contemporary debates about modernity, nation building,...