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Across Legal LinesJews and Muslims in Modern Morocco

Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco

Jessica M. Marglin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300218466
eISBN:
9780300225082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218466.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This book presents a previously untold story of Jewish-Muslim relations in modern Morocco, showing how law facilitated Jews' integration into the broader Moroccan society in which they lived. Morocco ... More

Almost HomeMaroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Ruma Chopra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

In spring 1796, after eight months of war in the mountainous terrain of Jamaica, most of the village of Trelawney Town—a community of about 550 runaway slaves and their descendants—surrendered. They ... More

Between Washington and Du BoisThe Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Reginald K. Ellis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056609
eISBN:
9780813053516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056609.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

The purpose of this manuscript is threefold. First, it will serve as a cultural biography of Dr. James Edward Shepard and the National Religious Training Institute and Chautauqua for the Negro Race ... More

Citizenship between Empire and NationRemaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960

Citizenship between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960

Frederick Cooper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161310
eISBN:
9781400850280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161310.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

As the French public debates its present diversity and its colonial past, few remember that between 1946 and 1960 the inhabitants of French colonies possessed the rights of French citizens. Moreover, ... More

Collecting Food, Cultivating PeopleSubsistence and Society in Central Africa

Collecting Food, Cultivating People: Subsistence and Society in Central Africa

Kathryn M. de Luna

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300218534
eISBN:
9780300225167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218534.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Collecting Food, Cultivating People is a three thousand year history both of agricultural societies from the perspective of those farmers who also hunted, fished, and gathered and of the central and ... More

Corridors of PowerThe Politics of Environmental Aid to Madagascar

Corridors of Power: The Politics of Environmental Aid to Madagascar

Catherine A. Corson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300212273
eISBN:
9780300225068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212273.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Since the 1970s, the U.S. Agency for International Development has spent millions of dollars to preserve Madagascar's rich biological diversity. Yet its habitats are still in decline. Studying forty ... More

Freedom's DebtorsBritish Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution

Freedom's Debtors: British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution

Padraic X. Scanlan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Freedom’s Debtors is a history of the British movement to abolish the slave trade, told through the lens of the history of early colonial Sierra Leone. After the abolition of the British slave trade ... More

The Green State in Africa

The Green State in Africa

Carl Death

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215830
eISBN:
9780300224894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215830.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Like much of the globe, the African continent is in the midst of navigating numerous, interwoven environmental challenges. From climate-related risks such as crop failure and famine to longer-term ... More

Jah KingdomRastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Monique A. Bedasse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

From its beginnings in 1930s Jamaica, the Rastafarian movement has become a global presence. While the existing studies of Rastafari have primarily focused on its cultural expression through reggae ... More

Making MoroccoColonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity

Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity

Jonathan Wyrtzen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700231
eISBN:
9781501704253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700231.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

How did four and a half decades of European colonial intervention transform Moroccan identity? As elsewhere in North Africa and in the wider developing world, the colonial period in Morocco ... More

The PekinThe Rise and Fall of Chicago's First Black-Owned Theater

The Pekin: The Rise and Fall of Chicago's First Black-Owned Theater

Thomas Bauman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038365
eISBN:
9780252096242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038365.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

In 1904, political operator and gambling boss Robert T. Motts opened the Pekin Theater in Chicago. Dubbed the “Temple of Music,” the Pekin became one of the country's most prestigious African ... More

Understanding ZimbabweFrom Liberation to Authoritarianism

Understanding Zimbabwe: From Liberation to Authoritarianism

Sara Rich Dorman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190634889
eISBN:
9780190848514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634889.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This book seeks to understand the state, nation and political identities that are being forged in modern Zimbabwe, and the nature of control that Robert Mugabe’s ZANU exercises over those political ... More

Why Comrades Go to WarLiberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa's Deadliest Conflict

Why Comrades Go to War: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa's Deadliest Conflict

Philip Roessler and Harry Verhoeven

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190611354
eISBN:
9780190686581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611354.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

In October 1996, a motley crew of ageing Marxists and unemployed youths coalesced to revolt against Mobutu Seso Seko, president of Zaire/Congo since 1965. Backed by a Rwanda-led regional coalition ... More

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