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National liberation & independence, post-colonialism books

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Constructing the Uzbek State Narratives of Post-Soviet Years by Marlene Laruelle Constructing the Uzbek State Narratives of Post-Soviet Years

This collection provides a broad examination of contemporary Uzbekistan. The contributors analyze its geostrategic significance, its economic potential, and its demographic importance. This study also argues that the country's political, social, and cultural evolutions symbolize the transformations of the region...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/12/2017

A Republic in the Making India in the 1950s by Gyanesh (Associate Professor, National University of Singapore) Kudaisya A Republic in the Making India in the 1950s
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This book takes a critical look at India in the momentous 1950s. It looks at the colossal challenges which India faced after Independence. It considers the key ideas, paths, and trajectories which were articulated in these years.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania Freedom, Democracy and Citizenship in the Era of Decolonization by Emma (University of Cambridge) Hunter Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania Freedom, Democracy and Citizenship in the Era of Decolonization

This book is a study of the interplay of vernacular and global languages of politics during Africa's decolonization.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Living with Nkrumahism Nation, State, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana by Jeffrey S. Ahlman Living with Nkrumahism Nation, State, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana

In the 1950s, Ghana, under the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah and the Convention People's Party, drew the world's attention as anticolonial activists, intellectuals, and politicians looked to it as a model for Africa's postcolonial future. Nkrumah was a visionary, a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

Living with Nkrumahism Nation, State, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana by Jeffrey S. Ahlman Living with Nkrumahism Nation, State, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana

In the 1950s, Ghana, under the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah and the Convention People's Party, drew the world's attention as anticolonial activists, intellectuals, and politicians looked to it as a model for Africa's postcolonial future. Nkrumah was a visionary, a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Burkina Faso A History of Power, Protest, and Revolution by Ernest Harsch Burkina Faso A History of Power, Protest, and Revolution

A unique, in-depth political history of Burkina Faso, centred on the incredible events of 2014 in which a non-violent revolution overthrew the existing regime.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Burkina Faso A History of Power, Protest, and Revolution by Ernest Harsch Burkina Faso A History of Power, Protest, and Revolution

A unique, in-depth political history of Burkina Faso, centred on the incredible events of 2014 in which a non-violent revolution overthrew the existing regime.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Anticolonial Front The African American Freedom Struggle and Global Decolonisation, 1945-1960 by John (Saint Mary's University, Nova Scotia) Munro The Anticolonial Front The African American Freedom Struggle and Global Decolonisation, 1945-1960
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This book connects the Black freedom struggle in the United States to liberation movements across the globe.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

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The congress movement The unfolding of the Congress Alliance 1912-1961 by Sylvia Neame The congress movement The unfolding of the Congress Alliance 1912-1961

Sylvia Neame's study of the development of the national liberation movement in South Africa is in stark contrast to the frequent depictions of the history of the ANC by leading academics as fragmented, fractured and discontinuous. Not only does her...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

Behind the Lawrence Legend The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt by Philip Walker Behind the Lawrence Legend The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt

'Lawrence of Arabia' became world-famous during the Arab Revolt of 1916-18. However, his achievements would have been impossible without the efforts of an unsung band of fellow officers and spies. Their compelling and forgotten stories provide a few perspective on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2018

The Forgotten Ally by Pierre Van Paasen The Forgotten Ally


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

The Postcolonial Moment in South and Southeast Asia by Gyan (Princeton University, USA) Prakash The Postcolonial Moment in South and Southeast Asia
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By exploring themes of fragility, mobility and turmoil, anxieties and agency, and pedagogy, this book shows how colonialism shaped postcolonial projects in South and Southeast Asia including India, Pakistan, Burma, and Indonesia. Its chapters unearth the contingency and contention that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

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Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration in Southern Africa Swords into Ploughshares? by Gwinyayi Albert Dzinesa Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration in Southern Africa Swords into Ploughshares?

This book is a critical comparative reflection of the post-colonial conflict Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) of ex-combatants in Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Soviet Postcolonial Studies A View from the Western Borderlands by Epp Annus Soviet Postcolonial Studies A View from the Western Borderlands

Postcolonial studies is a well-established academic field, rich in theory, but it is based mostly on postcolonial experiences in former West European colonial empires. This book takes a different approach, considering postcolonial theory in relation to the former Soviet bloc....
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

National Liberation in Postcolonial Southern Africa A Historical Ethnography of SWAPO's Exile Camps by Christian A. (University of the Western Cape, South Africa) Williams National Liberation in Postcolonial Southern Africa A Historical Ethnography of SWAPO's Exile Camps
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Williams traces the South West Africa People's Organization of Namibia across three decades in exile in Tanzania, Zambia, and Angola.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Heritage Politics Shuri Castle and Okinawa's Incorporation into Modern Japan, 1879-2000 by Tze May Loo Heritage Politics Shuri Castle and Okinawa's Incorporation into Modern Japan, 1879-2000

This study examines Okinawa's relationship with the Japanese nation-state from 1879 to 2000 through the lens of cultural heritage. It also analyzes how the Japanese state and American occupation authorities have used heritage to govern Okinawa, and how Okinawans use...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

Kenya and Britain after Independence Beyond Neo-Colonialism by Poppy Cullen Kenya and Britain after Independence Beyond Neo-Colonialism

This book explores British post-colonial foreign policy towards Kenya from 1963 to 1980.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/07/2017

Matatu A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi by Kenda Mutongi Matatu A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi

Drive the streets of Nairobi and you are sure to see many matatus colorful minibuses that transport huge numbers of people around the city. Once ramshackle affairs held together with duct tape and wire, matatus today are name-brand vehicles maxed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2017

Matatu A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi by Kenda Mutongi Matatu A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi

Drive the streets of Nairobi and you are sure to see many matatus colorful minibuses that transport huge numbers of people around the city. Once ramshackle affairs held together with duct tape and wire, matatus today are name-brand vehicles maxed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

Decolonization and Conflict Colonial Comparisons and Legacies by Martin (University of Exeter, UK) Thomas Decolonization and Conflict Colonial Comparisons and Legacies
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Insurgency-based irregular warfare typifies armed conflict in the post-Cold War age. For some years now, western and other governments have struggled to contend with ideologically driven guerrilla movements, religiously inspired militias, and systematic targeting of civilian populations. Numerous conflicts of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

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