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National liberation & independence, post-colonialism books

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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: 11/09/2017

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

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. It offers an up-to-date comparative analysis of how specific analytical elements that transcend state boundaries shaped...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

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: 27/07/2017

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

(Post)Colonial Histories Trauma, Memory and Reconciliation in the Context of the Angolan Civil War by Steffi Hobuss (Post)Colonial Histories Trauma, Memory and Reconciliation in the Context of the Angolan Civil War

The documentary My heart of Darkness (Sweden 2011) tells the story of a South-African paratrooper returning to Angola: Facing former enemies, he tries to regain mental health and reconciliation. The film marks the stepping-stone for this volume: The contributions examine...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2017

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. It reveals the extent and nature of continued British government influence in Kenya after independence. It argues that this was not simply about neo-colonialism, and Kenya's elite...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

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

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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: 27/09/2017

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

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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

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

South African Homelands as FrontiersSouth African Homelands as Frontiers Apartheid's Loose Ends in the Postcolonial Era by Steffen (Aalborg University, Denmark) Jensen South African Homelands as FrontiersSouth African Homelands as Frontiers Apartheid's Loose Ends in the Postcolonial Era
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This book explores what happened to the homelands - in many ways the ultimate apartheid disgrace - after the fall of apartheid. This research contributes to understanding the multiple configurations that currently exist in areas formerly declared homelands or Bantustans...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

The Fantasy of Globalism The Latin American Neo-Baroque by John V. Waldron The Fantasy of Globalism The Latin American Neo-Baroque

My book draws on studies shows how the neo-baroque can be understood as a strategy that allows artists in Latin America and the Caribbean to rearticulate the imperial, colonialist gaze of globalization.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2017

Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa Future Imperfect? by Andrew W. M. Smith Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa Future Imperfect?


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017

Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa Future Imperfect? by Andrew W. M. Smith Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa Future Imperfect?


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2017

No Fist Is Big Enough to Hide the Sky The Liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, 1963-74 by Basil Davidson, Zachary Mampilly, Amilcar Cabral, Aristides Pereira No Fist Is Big Enough to Hide the Sky The Liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, 1963-74
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Basil Davidson's unsurpassed study of the struggle against colonial rule in Gunea-Bissau and Cape Verde
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/02/2017

No Fist Is Big Enough to Hide the Sky The Liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, 1963-74 by Basil Davidson, Zachary Mampilly, Amilcar Cabral, Aristides Pereira No Fist Is Big Enough to Hide the Sky The Liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, 1963-74
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Basil Davidson's unsurpassed study of the struggle against colonial rule in Gunea-Bissau and Cape Verde
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2017

Jose Artigas and the Federal League in Uruguay's War of Independence (1810-1820) by William H. Katra Jose Artigas and the Federal League in Uruguay's War of Independence (1810-1820)

This book studies the thought and actions of Jose Gervasio Artigas, his military victories over the Spanish, and then his successful defense of provincial autonomy before the imperialist ambitions of Buenos Aires, account for his prominence in the Banda Oriental,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/01/2017

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