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Benedict Nantang Jua

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

CameroonIntroductionThe Republic of Cameroon, nested between West and Central Africa, covers an area of 183,520 square miles and shares borders with C...

Cape Verde

Isabel Rodrigues

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Cape Verde Introduction Independent from Portugal since 5 July 1975, the Republic of Cape Verde, or simply Cabo Verde as the country is genera...

Central African Republic

Richard Bradshaw, Juan Fandos-Rius

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Central African Republic Introduction The Central African Republic (CAR) is a landlocked country slightly larger than France located north of ...

Children and Childhood

Steve Howard

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Children and Childhood Introduction African society is structured largely around the lives of its children. Across the continent, children rep...

China in Africa

Meine Pieter van Dijk

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

China in AfricaIntroductionThe presence of China in Africa has increased rapidly, as measured by the number of Chinese living in Africa or the quantit...

Christianity, African

Thomas Spear

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

African ChristianityIntroductionChristianity in Africa goes back to the earliest days of the church, when it spread along the Mediterranean and Red Se...

Cinema and Television

James M. Burns

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Cinema and TelevisionIntroductionThe history of moving images in Africa dates to the late 19th century, when the first films premiered in South Africa...


Pius Nyambara, Takesure Taringana

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

CocoaIntroductionCocoa production has, over the years since its discovery, assumed an important role in shaping the economic, social, and political st...

Coetzee, J.M.

Sue Kossew

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

J. M. CoetzeeIntroductionJohn Maxwell Coetzee, born in Cape Town on 9 February 1940, has become one of the world’s most celebrated novelists; one of o...

Colonial Rule, Belgian

Matthew G. Stanard

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Belgian Colonial RuleIntroductionCentral Africa’s long history witnessed growing connections to the world beyond as a result of the Atlantic slave tra...

Colonial Rule, French

Ruth Ginio, Jennifer Sessions

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

French Colonial RuleIntroductionThe French presence in Africa dates to the 17th century, but the main period of colonial expansion came in the 19th ce...

Colonial Rule, German

Marianne Bechhaus-Gerst

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

German Colonial Rule Introduction With the exception of Brandenburg-Prussia’s short-lived attempt to gain a foothold on the West African coast...

Colonial Rule, Italian

Mia Fuller

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Italian Colonial Rule Introduction Italian colonialism took its first step in 1869, with the acquisition of a strip of land at Aseb (Assab) on...

Colonial Rule, Portuguese

Norrie MacQueen

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Portuguese Colonial RuleIntroductionTo a much greater extent than those of other European colonial powers, Portugal’s African empire was woven deeply ...

Communism, Marxist-Leninism, and Socialism in Africa

Edmond J. Keller

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Communism, Marxist-Leninism, and Socialism in AfricaIntroductionCommunist ideas have been prevalent in Africa since at least the early 20th century. H...

Comoro Islands

Iain Walker

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Comoro Islands Introduction The four islands of the Comoro archipelago lie across the northern end of the Mozambique Channel between the Afric...

Conflict Management and Resolution

Brandon D. Lundy, Edwin Njonguo

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Conflict Management and ResolutionIntroductionConflict management and resolution are processes for dealing with discord or facilitating peaceful and s...

Congo River Basin States

John Yoder, J. Jeffrey Hoover

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Congo River Basin StatesIntroductionThroughout the forests and savannas of the great Congo Basin, families and Houses have organized for hunting, gath...

Congo Wars

Harry Verhoeven

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Congo WarsIntroductionFollowing the global upsurge in conflict in the late 1980s and early 1990s, no confrontation turned out to be more devastating t...

Congo, Republic of (Congo Brazzaville)

Brett Logan Carter, John F. Clark

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Congo, Republic of the (Congo-Brazzaville) Introduction The Republic of the Congo (hereafter Congo), long overshadowed by its eastern neighbor...

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