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IRA Aldridge: The Early Years, 1807-1833 and the Vagabond Years, 1833-1852 (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)
IRA Aldridge: The Early Years, 1807-1833 and the Vagabond Years, 1833-1852 (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)
by Bernth Lindfors
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This two-volume biography chronicles the life and work of one of the modern world's first black classical actors. Ira Aldridge: The Early Years, 1807-1833, traces Aldridge's life from an impoverished childhood in New York City to a career as a celebrated... (read more)

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Women's Land Rights and Privatization in Eastern Africa (Eastern African Studies)
Women's Land Rights and Privatization in Eastern Africa (Eastern African Studies)
by Birgit Englert
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This volume focuses on the impact on women's land rights from the contemporary drive towards the formulation and implementation of land tenure reforms which aim primarily at the private registration of land. It is solidly grounded in the findings from... (read more)

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African Theatre 7: Companies
African Theatre 7: Companies
by James Gibbs
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A close scrutiny of how theatre companies operate is an often neglected aspect of theatre life in Africa, yet, as companies profiled here grapple with the issues of 'creativity and collaboration' much is revealed about the way theatre companies across... (read more)

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Gifts of Harvest
Gifts of Harvest
by Violet Barungi
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Often it is the tragedies that befall us that bring out the best in us in terms of creative talent. This is reflected in this short-story anthology. From the origins of life - and its antithesis, death - through tradition as opposed to modernity, through... (read more)

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Writing Now: More Stories from Zimbabwe
Writing Now: More Stories from Zimbabwe
by Irene Staunton
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The sequel to the award-winning Writing Still, this new collection of stories paints an engaging - and sometimes challenging - picture of contemporary life and concerns in Zimbabwe. Like its predecessor, Writing Now combines well-established writers... (read more)

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Ethnicity in Zimbabwe: Transformations in Kalanga and Ndebele Societies, 1860-1990 (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)
Ethnicity in Zimbabwe: Transformations in Kalanga and Ndebele Societies, 1860-1990 (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)
by Enocent Msindo
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What role do commoners play in the molding of identities? How do we conceptualize and represent identities in precolonial Africa, and did ethnicity exist in precolonial Matabeleland? This book, which responds to these critical questions, examines the... (read more)

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Front Line Runs Through Every Woma (11 Edition)
Front Line Runs Through Every Woma (11 Edition)
by O' Gorman Elea
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A Zimbabwe-specific study, focusing on the lives of women in a small locale (Chiweshe) during the anti-colonial insurgency, this book is also a challenge to established and still current modes of thought and research orientations which over-simplify the... (read more)

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African Lives
African Lives
by Geoff (edt) Wisner
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"Though difficult to believe, until now there has never been a single-volume collection of true-life narratives from Africa's great, historical figures. This fact could explain Wisner's apparent exuberance in trying to cram as many entries as possible... (read more)

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The Freetown Bond: A Life Under Two Flags
The Freetown Bond: A Life Under Two Flags
by Eldred Durosimi Jones
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Conceptions of Marginality in the Postcolonial Novel: Revisiting Bessie Head
Conceptions of Marginality in the Postcolonial Novel: Revisiting Bessie Head
by Adamu Pangmeshi
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Photography in Africa: Ethnographic Perspectives
Photography in Africa: Ethnographic Perspectives
by Richard (edt) Vokes
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Corpses on the Menu: Blood, Bullets and Bones
Corpses on the Menu: Blood, Bullets and Bones
by Mohamed A. Eno
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War Games
War Games
by Dulue Mbachu
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Rilke on Death and Other Oddities
Rilke on Death and Other Oddities
by John Mood
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Ghosts of Kanungu: Fertility, Secrecy & Exchange in the Great Lakes of East Africa (African Anthropology)
Ghosts of Kanungu: Fertility, Secrecy & Exchange in the Great Lakes of East Africa (African Anthropology)
by Richard Vokes
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Critical Anthropology Now: Unexpected Contexts, Shifting Constituencies, Changing Agendas (School of American Research Advanced Seminar)
Critical Anthropology Now: Unexpected Contexts, Shifting Constituencies, Changing Agendas (School of American Research Advanced Seminar)
by George E. Marcus
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Liberation Movements in Power: Party and State in Southern Africa
Liberation Movements in Power: Party and State in Southern Africa
by Roger Southall
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Edge of the Brink
Edge of the Brink
by Ifechi Jane Odoe
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The Urban Roots of Democracy and Political Violence in Zimbabwe: Harare and Highfield, 1940-1964 (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)
The Urban Roots of Democracy and Political Violence in Zimbabwe: Harare and Highfield, 1940-1964 (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)
by Timothy Scarnecchia
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Traditions and Innovations in the Study of Medieval English Literature: The Influence of Derek Brewer
Traditions and Innovations in the Study of Medieval English Literature: The Influence of Derek Brewer
by Charlotte (edt) Brewer
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