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Wanderwords: Language Migration in American Literature

by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey & Wole Soyinka

In 2014, UNESCO's World Book Capital is Port Harcourt, Nigeria-the first city in Africa to receive the designation by public bid.

This makes it a special year for the Port Harcourt Book Festival, which will...


Africa39

by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey & Wole Soyinka

Africa has produced some of the best writing of the twentieth century from Chinua Achebe, Ayi Kwei Armah, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, and the Nobel Laureates Wole Soyinka, Nadine Gordimer, J.M. Coetzee and Doris Lessing,...


After the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan

by Elke Grawert

After a long process of peace negotiations the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was signed on 9 January 2005 between the Government of Sudan (GOS) and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A)....


Integrity in Government through Records Management: Essays in Honour of Anne Thurston

by James Lowry & Justus Wamukoya

As a celebration of Anne Thurston's contribution to the field of archives and records management, and public administration in the developing world, this excellent volume brings together scholars and practicing...


The Public Face of African New Religious Movements in Diaspora: Imagining the Religious 'Other'

by Afe Adogame

This book provides new theoretical and methodological insights for understanding and interpreting ANRMs and African-derived religions in diaspora. Contributors focus on groups and movements drawn from Christian,...


Religion and AIDS Treatment in Africa: Saving Souls, Prolonging Lives

by Rijk van Dijk, Hansjörg Dilger & Marian Burchardt

This book critically interrogates emerging interconnections between religion and biomedicine in Africa in the era of antiretroviral treatment for AIDS. Highlighting the complex relationships between religious...


African-Centred Management Education: A New Paradigm for an Emerging Continent

by David N. Abdulai

Abdulai believes that, like Asian economies, Africa can sustain its current growth and development by combining its abundant natural resources with its human capital to attain economic development. In African-Centred...


UN-Tied Nations: The United Nations, Peacekeeping and Global Governance

by Kate Seaman

Using a number of relevant case studies UN-Tied Nations provides a concise and analytical introduction to the ongoing debates around the development of global governance, global security governance, and the...


Writing Lives

by Irene Staunton

Writing Lives, a collection of short stories, featuring Lawrence Hoba, Tendai Huchu, Tendai Machingaidze, Nevanji Madanhire, Daniel Mandishona, Christopher Mlalazi, Blessing Musariri, Chiedza Musengezi, Sekai...


China's Diplomacy in Eastern and Southern Africa

by Seifudein Adem

In contemporary discourse on China-Africa relations, there are three differing perspectives. On one hand Sino-pessimists view China as a giant, feeding on Africa's resources to fuel its own industrialization....


The Narrative Mediterranean: Beyond France and the Maghreb

by Claudia Esposito

The Narrative Mediterranean: Beyond France and the Maghreb examines literary texts by writers from the Maghreb and positions them in direct relation to increasingly querulous debates on the shifting identity...


Africa's Health Challenges: Sovereignty, Mobility of People and Healthcare Governance

by Andrew F. Cooper & John J. Kirton

This volume addresses the ideational and policy-oriented challenges of Africa's health governance due to voluntary and involuntary cross-border migration of people and diseases in a growing 'mobile Africa'....


Governance of the Petroleum Sector in an Emerging Developing Economy

by Kwaku Appiah-Adu

Oil exploration in the developing world has been and continues to be a high profile and high risk activity, often featured in the media and widely debated. Using the perspective of Ghana and comparisons with...


Comparative Regionalisms for Development in the 21st Century: Insights from the Global South

by Emmanuel Fanta & Timothy M. Shaw

This responding volume has four interrelated topics. It explores the transformation taking place in/with regard to the financing of development in the Global South and the apparition of new players in the field....


Mapping Agency: Comparing Regionalisms in Africa

by Ulrike Lorenz-Carl & Martin Rempe

Mapping Agency provides an empirically rich 'African perspective' on regionalisms in Sub-Saharan Africa. It adopts an actor-centred approach but departs from a rather simplified understanding of agency as exerting...


Bulawayo Burning: The Social History of a Southern African City, 1893-1960

by Terence Ranger

This book is designed as a tribute and response to Yvonne Vera's famous novel 'Butterfly Burning', which is set in the Bulawayo townships in 1946 and dedicated to the author. It is an attempt to explore what...


The Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars: Peace or Truce

by Douglas H. Johnson

Sudan's post-independence history has been dominated by political and civil strife. Most commentators have attributed the country's recurring civil war either to an age-old racial divide between Arabs and Africans,...


China-Africa Relations in an Era of Great Transformations

by Li Xing & with Abdulkadir Osman Farah

This collection seeks to put contemporary China-Africa relations in critical, comparative context and in doing so, it will go beyond descriptions of inter-regional trade and investment, large- and small-scale...


Ingrid Jonker: Poet under Apartheid

J.M. Coetzee's Austerities

by Graham Bradshaw & Michael Neill

Representing a wide range of critical and theoretical perspectives, this volume seeks to align the South African dimension of Coetzee's writing with his "late modernist" aesthetic. It includes essays exploring...