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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...

Conservation and Wildlife

Heidi G. Frontani

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Conservation and Wildlife Introduction Conservation in Africa, as elsewhere, involves decisions about the allocation and use of resources, inc...

Crime and the Law in Colonial Africa

Richard Waller

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Crime and the Law in Colonial AfricaIntroductionThe field of crime and the law in Africa is now vast. This article limits its scope to sub-Saharan Afr...

Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)

Thomas Turner, Robert E. Smith

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) Introduction The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) lies astride the equator, with a small coastl...

Development of Early Farming and Pastoralism

Andrew B. Smith

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Development of Early Farming and Pastoralism Introduction Before the advent of food production, individual hunting populations in Africa were ...

Diaspora, Kongo Atlantic

John M. Janzen

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Kongo Atlantic Diaspora Introduction The full African diaspora must include references to actors, localities, or cultural features in the Medi...

Disease and African Society

Shane Doyle

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Disease and African SocietyIntroductionDisease in Africa has been the subject of a large number of rich studies. This article’s focus on disease causa...


Kenneth Menkhaus, Claire Metelits

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Djibouti Introduction Djibouti is one of the most understudied countries in Africa. Known for its small size (it is roughly equivalent to the ...


Robert Launay

Subject: African Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

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