The African Studies Centre publishes nine different series. Four book series are published by Brill and one by Langaa (Cameroon). Books published by the ASC can generally be ordered via this webshop. Books published in cooperation with an external publisher (Brill, Langaa etc.) can be ordered directly from the publisher.
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Entrepreneurs by the Grace of God. Life and Work of Seamstresses in Bolgatanga, Ghana Entrepreneurs by the Grace of God. Life and Work of Seamstre.. Number of products in stock 34
This book is based on Merel van ‘t Wouts’ Master's thesis ‘Entrepreneurs by the Grace of God : Life and Work of Seamstresses in Bolgatanga, Ghana’, w...
per unit € 15,00
Reimagining the Dream. Decolonising Academia by Putting the Last First Reimagining the dream. Decolonising Academia by Putting the .. Number of products in stock 34
University of Colour in Amsterdam demonstrated against the neoliberal university
and the perpetuation of coloniality in the curricula. Rhodes Must Fall in Cape Town specifically focu...
per unit € 10,00
Does democracy help Africa? An inquiry into multiparty democracy, political settlement, and economic development in Africa Does democracy help Africa? An inquiry into multiparty democ.. Number of products in stock 60
Western donor countries consider a proper functioning multiparty democracy as one of the most import conditions for achieving more legitimate governance and subsequently economic dev...
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Education for life in Africa Education for Life in Africa Number of products in stock 40
Globally, the goal of education in the developing world has moved from “Education for All,” which was one of the Millenium Goals of the United Nations, to focus on &ldquo...
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Stephen Ellis Bibliography Stephen Ellis Bibliography Number of products in stock 48
Stephen Ellis was an extremely productive and prolific author: he published some 20 books and about 160 scholarly articles, many of them in top journals in his field. The topics of r...
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Tong Mabior. In het gebied van de Boven-Nijl - tussen verleden en toekomst Tong Mabior. In het gebied van de Boven-Nijl - tussen verled.. Number of products in stock 3
In het gebied van de Boven-Nijl heette de schoolprent die aan de muur hing in de dorpsschool waar Sjoerd Zanen zijn lagere schoolopleiding genoot. Op de plaat staat een nijlpaard in het moeras van ...
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Handbook Training in Community-based Sociotherapy : Experiences in Rwanda, East Congo and Liberia Handbook Training in Community-based Sociotherapy : Experien.. Number of products in stock 24
This handbook describes the process of training community-based sociotherapy in four geographically and politically diverse areas where war had left deep scars. The training is aimed at developing...
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Wat komt u hier doen? Terug in Obunga Wat komt u hier doen? Terug in Obunga Number of products in stock 31
In 2050 zullen er in de Afrikaanse steden naar schatting 1,3 miljard mensen wonen, tweemaal zoveel als in heel Europa. Deze steden ontwikkelen zich vanuit een geheel eigen dynamiek. De stad Kisumu ...
per unit € 15,00
More than just an object. A material analysis of the return en retention of Namibian skulls from Germany More than just an object. A material analysis of the return .. Number of products in stock 12
This book is based on Leonor Faber-Jonker’s Research Master's thesis 'More than just an object: A material analysis of the return and retention of Namibian skulls from ...
per unit € 10,00
Cyclone Resilient Landscape. The case of Vatomandry, Madagascar Cyclone resilient landscape. The case of Vatomandry, Madagas.. Number of products in stock 29
This book is based on Esther Bergstra and Roxanne Hornman’s Master's thesis 'Resilient Landscape: The Case of Vatomandry, Madagascar', winner of the African Studies...
per unit € 15,00
Walking guide to African Leiden/Wandelgids door Afrikaans Leiden Walking guide to African Leiden / Wandelgids door Afrikaans .. Number of products in stock 48
Leiden has a rich 'Africa history': think of the honorary doctorate awarded to Nelson Mandela in the Pieterskerk, the Africa hall in the National Museum of Ethnology, and the academy buildi...
per unit € 9,50
Sunjata. Roem duurt langer dan een leven. Het verhaal over koning Sunjata zoals verteld door de familie Diabate uit Kela (Mali) Sunjata. Roem duurt langer dan een leven. Het verhaal over k.. Number of products in stock 42
Een groot deel van de bevolking van Mali en Guinée beschouwt zich als afstammelingen van de held Sunjata of een van diens helpers. Het verhaal over Sunjata’s daden wordt al eeuwenlang ...
per unit € 10,00
The face of Africa The face of Africa Number of products in stock 36
This volume is a homage to Ton Dietz who served as Director of the African Studies Centre, Leiden, from May 2010 to September 2017 and as Professor of the Study of African Development, at Leiden Un...
per unit € 20,00
Rites et religions dans le bassin du lac Tchad Rites et religions dans le bassin du lac Tchad Number of products in stock 6
Cet ouvrage traite d’un phénomène ancien dont l’acuité s’est accentuée avec le temps presque partout sur le continent africain : le phénom&egrav...
per unit € 26,00
'Home is always Home'. (Former) Street Youth in Blantyre, Malawi, and the Fluidity of Constructing Home 'Home is always home'. (Former) Street Youth in Blantyre, Ma.. Number of products in stock 17
Winner Africa Thesis Award 2016
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Copper, Borders and Nation-building. The Kantagese Factor in Zambian Political and Economic History Copper, Borders and Nation-building. The Kantagese Factor in.. Number of products in stock 52
This book is based on Enid Guene Master's thesis 'Copper, Borders and Nation-building: The Kantagese Factor in Zambian Economic and Political History', runner-up in the African Studies Centre, Leiden'
per unit € 15,00
Performing Asylum. Theatre of Testimony in South Africa Performing Asylum. Theatre of testimony in South Africa Number of products in stock 19
This book is based on Pedzisai Maedza's Master's thesis 'Theatre of testimony: An investigation in devising asylum', winner of the African Studies Centre, Leiden's 2014 African Thesis Award. This annu
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The Beeker Method: Planning and Working on the Redevelopment of the African City The Beeker Method: Planning and Working on the Redevelopment.. Number of products in stock 89
Coen Beeker is a Dutch urban planner with half a century of experience in urban planning on the African continent. His projects have taken him to Tunisia, Sudan, Ethiopia and Burkina Faso.
per unit € 15,00
Bridging the gap between bird conservation and sustainable development Bridging the gap between bird conservation and sustainable d.. Number of products in stock 24
The links between conservation and livelihood concerns remain much debated, and there is no agreement about the degree to which these concerns are linked, and how they should be tackled together. T...
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Monument of nature? an ethonography of the World Heritage of Mt. Kenya Monument of nature? an ethonography of the World Heritage of.. Number of products in stock 27
The book examines the World Heritage status of Mt. Kenya, an alpine area located in Central Kenya. In 1997 Mt. Kenya joined the World Heritage List due to its extraordinary ecological and geologica...
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Philosophic sagacity and intercultural philosophy : beyond Henry Odera Oruka Philosophic sagacity and intercultural philosophy : beyond H.. Number of products in stock 11
In this work, I attempt to contribute to the future of African and intercultural philosophy. This is undertaken by a comparative appraisal of the late lamented Kenyan philosopher Henry Odera Oruka's
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Forged in the Great War: People, Transport, and Labour, the Establishment of Colonial Rule in Zambia, 1890-1920, Forged in the Great War: People, Transport, and Labour, the .. Number of products in stock 23
an-Bart Gewald, Professor of Southern African History at Leiden University and senior researcher at the African Studies Centre, writes about the establishment of colonial rule in Northern Rhodesia, th
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From idol to art. African ‘objects-with-power’: a challenge for missionaries, anthropologists and museum curators From idol to art. African ‘objects-with-power’: a challenge .. Number of products in stock 15
Objects with power, so common in Africa, are neither beautiful nor easy to understand, and as such were a challenge for missionaries, anthropologists and curators of ethnographic museums from the m...
per unit € 20,00
Contesting control. Land and forest in the struggle for Loita Maasai self-government in Kenya Contesting control. Land and forest in the struggle for Loit.. Number of products in stock 21
Contesting Control is about the Loita Maasai in Kenya who, faced with increasing outside interventions and pressure from neighbouring communities, the state and other agencies, have been struggling...
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