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Twentieth century Africa

Peter J.M McEwan

Twentieth century Africa

edited by P.J.M. McEwan; maps drawn by Regmarad.

by Peter J.M McEwan

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHis Readings in African history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT22 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination517p.
    Number of Pages517
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17390906M

    As South Africa moves towards majority rule, and blacks begin to exercise direct political power, apartheid becomes a thing of the past - but its legacy in South African history will be indelible. this book is designed to introduce students to a range of interpretations of one of South Africa's central social characteristics: racial segregation. Twentieth-Century South Africa: Edition 2 - Ebook written by William Beinart. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Twentieth-Century South Africa: Edition 2.

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The book also includes a useful discussion of references for further reading; it will prove a valuable resource for students and researchers. Women in Twentieth-Century Africa would be suitable for use in general courses on African history as well as more focused courses on women and gender." Barbara Cooper, Rutgers University, New Jersey5/5(1).

: Twentieth-Century South Africa (New Edition (): Beinart, William: Books/5(2). An innovative examination of the forces--both destructive and dynamic--which have shaped South Africa, this book provides a stimulating introduction to the history of the nation in the twentieth century.

It draws on the rich and lively tradition of radical history writing and weaves economic and cultural history into the political narrative. Twentieth Century Africa resembles a moving-picture travelogue in conveying pertinent information to the reader about the 53 countries of Africa, a continent that is getting much attention these days.

The writer offers a thorough description of each country, including the languages spoken, religious beliefs, resources, political ideologies, average incomes. Chinweizu is an institutionally unaffiliated Afrocentric scholar.

A historian and cultural critic, his books include The West and the Rest of Us (), Second, enlarged edition (); Invocations and Admonitions (); Decolonising the African Mind (); Voices from Twentieth-century Africa (); Anatomy of Female Power ().He is also a co-author of Towards the /5(7).

An innovative examination of the forces - both destructive and dynamic - which have shaped twentieth-century South Africa. This book provides a stimulating introduction to the history of South Africa in the twentieth century.

It draws on the rich and lively tradition of radical history writing on that country and, to a greater extent than previous accounts, weaves. The twentieth century has brought considerable political, social, and economic change for South Africa.

While many would choose to focus only on the issues of race, segregation, and apartheid, this book tries to capture another facet: its drive towards modernisation and by: 1. Particularly in Women in Twentieth-Century Africa, Berger provides a detailed exploration of the way women experience(d) the tensions of the intersections of tradition and modernization, colonialism and post-independence, throughout the twentieth century.

The study is reminiscent ofAuthor: Serena J. Rivera. This book traces the emergence of wildlife policy in colonial eastern and central Africa over the course of the twentieth century.

It documents how imperial conquest, colonial rule, the rise of nationalism, and other fundamental developments shaped Brand: Palgrave Macmillan. Twentieth-Century South Africa (New Edition William Beinart.

An innovative examination of the forces--both destructive and dynamic--which have shaped South Africa, this book provides a stimulating introduction to the history of the nation in the twentieth century. It draws on the rich and lively tradition of radical history writing and weaves.

Twentieth Century Africa resembles a moving-picture travelogue in conveying pertinent information to the reader about the 53 countries of Africa, a continent that is getting much attention these days.

Paperback Book Free Shipping - Twentieth Century Africa by Ruth Nora Cyr (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping. $ Get this from a library. Women in twentieth-century Africa. [Iris Berger] -- "During a turbulent colonial and postcolonial century, African women struggled to control their own marital, sexual and economic lives and to gain a significant voice in local and national politics.

William Beinart's meticulous, lively introduction to the story of the South African people through the twentieth century is an excellent place to start.

The book is at once immensely readable, informative and timely, coinciding in South Africa with one of those rare, fleeting moments when there is a shared feeling of human liberation/5(34). twentieth-century phenomenon, came into being.

In this volume Africa is conceived as a cultural entity, not a geographic entity. Accordingly, the book excludes the countries of North Africa, for while they share some historical experiences (such as colonialism) with the countries below the Sahara, they are.

Twentieth-Century South Africa by Beinart, William and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Twentieth-Century World and Beyond: An International History SinceFifth Edition, explores the history of modern relations between the U.S., Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle by: 7.

The history of 20th-century Africa is dominated by the desire of outsiders to reshape a vast, diverse continent to a Western design. This was done in. Twentieth Century Africa. Edited by P. McEwan. Published in London by Oxford University Press.

Hardcover, maps, index, pp., 8vo. Condition: Ex-Libris exterior and interior markings. Book is complete, and intact, with solid binding.

Interior pages are in very good condition, with a few passages underlined in pen and others in Rating: % positive. Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa. Book Description: The first comprehensive analysis of Muslim movements of reform in modern sub-Saharan Africa.

Based on twelve case studies (Senegal, Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar and the Comoros), this book looks at patterns and peculiarities of. This book examines the causes, course and consequences of warfare in twentieth century Africa, a period which spanned colonial rebellions, both World Wars, and the decolonization process.

Timothy Stapleton contextualizes the essential debates and controversies surrounding African conflict in the twe. The book also includes a useful discussion of references for further reading; it will prove a valuable resource for students and researchers.

Women in Twentieth-Century Africa would be suitable for use in general courses on African history as well as more focused courses on women and gender.' Barbara Cooper - Rutgers University, New JerseyCited by: 3.This book provides a stimulating introduction to the history of South Africa in the twentieth century.

It draws on the rich and lively tradition of radical history writing on that country and, to a greater extent than previous accounts, weaves economic and cultural history into the political : Oxford University Press.The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at leastyears ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, the .