Books by Publisher: JAMES CURREY PUBLISHERS

    Politics of Peacemaking in Africa

    By Babatunde Tolu Afolabi

    Hardback Save £2.04 = £42.96

    A detailed examination of the role of two critical non-state groups in the Liberian Civil War peace process - the diaspora and the religious - that provides key insights for policymakers and NGOs into the roles that civil society actors can play in conflict resolution and peacemaking.

    Eritrean National Service

    Hardback Save £2.54 = £47.46

    Gives voice to the conscripts who are forced to serve indefinitely without remuneration under the ENS in a powerful critical survey of its effect from the Liberation Struggle to today.

    Oromo and the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia

    By Mohammed Hassen

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    First full-length history of the Oromo 1300-1700; explains their key part in the medieval Christian kingdom and demonstrates their importance in shaping Ethiopian history.

    Companion to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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    A critical examination of the engaging voice and multiple stories of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on war, feminism, art, ideology, hair, complex human identities and the challenges of multicultural existence.

    Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars

    By Douglas H. Johnson

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    Expanded third edition of this key text on the complex underlying conditions of the civil war from the 1960s to the present day, including a new chapter on the current wars in Sudan's new south and South Sudan.

    Violent Conversion

    By Linda van de Kamp

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    Examines Pentecostal conversion as a force of change, revealing new insights into its dominant role in global Christianity today.

    Companion to Mia Couto

    By David Huddart

    Hardback £42.96

    This new research in English on the work of the Mozambican writer Mia Couto provides a comprehensive introduction to the critical terrain of Couto's literary thought.

    Pastoralism and Politics in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia

    Paperback £13.25

    Examines how the lives of pastoralists in northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia are deeply affected by the creation of mutually exclusive ethnic territories and proposes ways to reverse this trend.

    Dealing with Government in South Sudan

    Paperback £14.45

    Essential reading for scholars of Sudan, of Africa and of local governance, as well as policy-makers and practitioners, this study explores chiefly authority in South Sudan from its historical origins and evolution under colonial, postcolonial and military rule, to its current roles and value in the newly independent country.

    Writing Africa in the Short Story

    Paperback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    The success of the Caine Prize for African Writing and the growth of online publishing have played key roles in putting the short story in its rightful place within the study and criticism of African literature.

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