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- James Currey
Exposes the 'blind spot' in popular and academic histories about the role of African soldiers in the creation of Britain's empire, through a re-telling of one of the best known episodes in British imperial military history.
A unique and stylish contribution to the social history of African cities and Zimbabwean cultural life.
By Suren Pillay
Offers fresh insights on the so-called 'justice versus peace' dilemma, examining the challenges and prospects for promoting both peace and accountability, specifically in African countries affected by conflict or political violence.
The concept of 'community' is ubiquitous in the way we talk and think about life. This book aspires to understand the ways 'community' is deployed and the work it performs in different contexts. It compares the many cases where we use 'community' generically with instances in which the notion of...
Examines the complex history of slavery in East Africa, focusing on the area that came under German colonial rule. Divided into three parts, this book highlights the role played by the slaves in the process of emancipation. It is useful to historians of East Africa, and also contributes to the...
Presents a range of views on the lives of young people around Africa.