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The African Imagination in Music

The African Imagination in Music

Kofi Agawu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190263201
eISBN:
9780190263232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263201.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Conceived as an introduction to a vast, immensely rich and diverse set of repertories, this book explores the sounding forms of Sub-Saharan African music. Aimed at a general musical readership, it ... More

African PentecostalismAn Introduction

African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Ogbu Kalu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Across Africa, Christianity is thriving in all shapes and sizes. But one particular strain of Christianity prospers more than most — Pentecostalism. Pentecostals believe that everyone can personally ... More

African PhilosophyNew and Traditional Perspectives

African Philosophy: New and Traditional Perspectives

Lee M. Brown (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195114409
eISBN:
9780199785827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019511440X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book features a collection of essays that seek to provide accurate and well-developed characterizations of the epistemological and metaphysical concerns that shaped the conceptual languages and ... More

The African presenceRepresentations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

The African presence: Representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

Graham Harrison

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088858
eISBN:
9781781705773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book considers the ways that representations of Africa have contributed to the changing nature of British national identity. It does so by developing the concept of the African presence: the ... More

African Spiritual Traditions in the Novels of Toni
Morrison

African Spiritual Traditions in the Novels of Toni Morrison

K. Zauditu-Selassie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033280
eISBN:
9780813039060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Toni Morrison herself has long urged for organic critical readings of her works. This book delves into African spiritual traditions, explaining the meanings of African cosmology and epistemology as ... More

African Successes, Volume IGovernment and Institutions

African Successes, Volume I: Government and Institutions

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316222
eISBN:
9780226316369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316369.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is volume I of a four volume set, with papers developed as part of a large-scale project and associated conference series funded by the Gates Foundation. It is comprised of careful empirical ... More

African Successes, Volume IIHuman Capital

African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is Volume II of a four set series that reports on progress with economic, political, and social development in Africa over recent decades. Volume I deals with social peace, the basic functioning ... More

African Successes, Volume IIIModernization and Development

African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226315720
eISBN:
9780226315867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315867.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is Volume III of a four volume set that reports on progress with economic, political, and social development in Africa over recent decades. Volume I deals with the essential issues of social ... More

African Successes, Volume IVSustainable Growth

African Successes, Volume IV: Sustainable Growth

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226315553
eISBN:
9780226315690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315690.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is Volume IV of a four volume set reporting on research on Africa funded by the Gates Foundation. Volume I is focused on conditions that make growth possible; Volume II deals with human ... More

An African VolkThe Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

An African Volk: The Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

Jamie Miller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190274832
eISBN:
9780190274863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274832.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Opposition to apartheid was one of the great moments in postwar history. Its success remains a symbol of a progressive global community. An African Volk looks at this phenomenon from the other side. ... More

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