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Dedan Kimathi on Trial: Colonial Justice and Popular Memory in Kenya’s Mau Mau Rebellion

MacArthur, Julie.
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(2017)  | 9780896803176 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 432pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Perhaps no figure embodied the ambiguities, colonial fears, and collectiveimaginations of Kenya’s decolonization era more than Dedan Kimathi, theself-proclaimed field marshal of the rebel forces that took to the forests tofight colonial rule in the 1950s. Kimathi personified many of the contradictionsthat...

Dedan Kimathi on Trial: Colonial Justice and Popular Memory in Kenya’s Mau Mau Rebellion

MacArthur, Julie.
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(2017)  | 9780896803169 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 432pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
AUD 144.95 (inc. GST), AUD 131.77 (ex. GST),
Perhaps no figure embodied the ambiguities, colonial fears, and collectiveimaginations of Kenya’s decolonization era more than Dedan Kimathi, theself-proclaimed field marshal of the rebel forces that took to the forests tofight colonial rule in the 1950s. Kimathi personified many of the contradictionsthat...

Exploring the Old Stone Town of Mogadishu

Scikei, Hagi Nuredin. Hagi Scikei, Nuredin.
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(2017)  | 9781527503311 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 140pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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Mogadishu is a medieval trading city in Somalia, which reached the peak of its prosperity during the 14th and 15th centuries, when it became an important commercial and cultural crossroad between the Middle East, India and Eastern Africa. This text describes the incredible and neglected history of the...

Remembering the Germans in Ghana

Laumann, Dennis.
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(2017)  | 9780820486215 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 11/12/2017
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Memories of the German presence in the central Volta Region of Ghana are deepand vivid. This ethnically diverse area was part of the German Togoland colonyfrom roughly 1884 to 1914 but German-speaking missionaries established stationsearlier in the mid-nineteenth century. Ghanaian oral historians describe...

Peaceful Selves: Personhood, Nationhood, and the Post-Conflict Moment in Rwanda

Eramian, Laura.
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(2017)  | 9781785337116 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 202pp | Availability last checked: 21/11/2017
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This ethnography of personhood in post-genocide Rwanda investigates howresidents of a small town grapple with what kinds of persons they ought tobecome in the wake of violence. Based on fieldwork carried out over the courseof a decade, it uncovers how conflicting moral demands emerge from the 1994genocide,...

Living with Nkrumahism: Nation, State, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana

Ahlman, Jeffrey S.
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(2017)  | 9780821422922 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 322pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
AUD 128.95 (inc. GST), AUD 117.23 (ex. GST),
In the 1950s, Ghana, under the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah and the ConventionPeople’s Party, drew the world’s attention as anticolonial activists,intellectuals, and politicians looked to it as a model for Africa’spostcolonial future. Nkrumah was a visionary, a statesman, and one of the keymakers...

Living with Nkrumahism: Nation, State, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana

Ahlman, Jeffrey S.
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(2017)  | 9780821422939 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 322pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
AUD 53.95 (inc. GST), AUD 49.05 (ex. GST),
In the 1950s, Ghana, under the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah and the ConventionPeople’s Party, drew the world’s attention as anticolonial activists,intellectuals, and politicians looked to it as a model for Africa’spostcolonial future. Nkrumah was a visionary, a statesman, and one of the keymakers...

 

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