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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The face of Africa The face of Africa Number of products in stock 37
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 phénomène religieux. Il influe les autres aspects de la vie socia...
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 31
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 43
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'
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Performing Asylum. Theatre of Testimony in South Africa Performing Asylum. Theatre of testimony in South Africa Number of products in stock 42
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 94
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.
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Bridging the gap between bird conservation and sustainable development Bridging the gap between bird conservation and sustainable d.. Number of products in stock 52
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 44
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 48
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 33
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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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 29
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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Consuming democracy : local agencies & liberal peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo Consuming democracy : local agencies & liberal peace in the .. Number of products in stock 28
This thesis focuses on liberal peace building in the DRC. The thesis takes a critical approach which emphasises local agencies and their engagements with liberal peace building. However, it seeks t...
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Balancing men, morals and money : women's agency between HIV and security in a Malawi village Balancing men, morals and money : women's agency between HIV.. Number of products in stock 16
"The assumption that poverty and gender inequality push women to exchange sex for material support is increasingly used to explain the continued spread of HIV throughout sub-Saharan Africa and consequ
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Grandparents as parents : skipped-generation households coping with poverty and HIV in rural Zambia Grandparents as parents : skipped-generation households copi.. Number of products in stock 27
Over the last three decades the HIV/AIDS epidemic has touched the life of every Zambian. Many young parents have died, leaving their children in the care of grandparents. The present study is based on
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Connecting dreams : life histories, crossing borders, new communication technologies Connecting dreams : life histories, crossing borders, new co.. Number of products in stock 11
The proliferation of mobile communication is part of the changing landscape of modern day Africa. But what changes are we observing? Are these transformations of the social landscape or a continuity o
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Fundamentals of human resource management : emerging experiences from Africa Fundamentals of human resource management : emerging experie.. Number of products in stock 9
The fundamentals of human resource management are extensively described in European and American literature. This book summarizes the general human resource management philosophies, theories, strategi
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Theories and Stories in African Public Administration Theories and Stories in African Public Administration Number of products in stock 15
Public administration in developing countries is administration in transformation. The main concepts that guide this transformation are universal. Yet those concepts are most often presented in Wester
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Win-wins in the forest produkt value chains? How governance impacts the sustainability of livehoods based on non-timber forest Win-wins in the forest product value chains? How governance .. Number of products in stock 16
Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) such as nuts, leaves, resins, barks and honey from Cameroon have medicinal, food, energy and cultural uses. This study examines the arrangements governing eight such
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Boko Haram: Islamism, politics, security and the state in Nigeria Boko Haram Islamism, politics, security and the state in Nig.. Number of products in stock 46
This book is the first attempt to understand Boko Haram in a comprehensive and consistent way. It examines the early history of the sect and its transformation into a radical armed group. It analyses
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Farmers on the move ; Mobility, access to land and conflict in Central and South Mali Farmers on the move ; Mobility, access to land and conflict .. Number of products in stock 6
In contrast to their sedentary image, farmers in Central and South Mali are surprisingly mobile. Many have settled in scattered farming hamlets where they are rapidly expanding the areas under agricul
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Dwelling in Tourism. Power and muyh amongst Bushmen in Southern Africa Dwelling in Tourism. Power and muyh amongst Bushmen in South.. Number of products in stock 13
Dwelling in Tourism highlights how marginalised Bushmen people are in the middle of a struggle between traditional en modern forces. Tourism, as an important element of conservation strategies, is a p
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Islam et engagements au Sénégal : résultats d'un programme de recherche demandé par l&#x0027 Islam et engagements au Sénégal : résultats d'un programme d.. Number of products in stock 10
Ce volume collectif rassemble les résultats de travaux menés par des chercheurs sénégalais et néerlandais selon trois axes de recherche concernant le Sénégal: la relation entre islam et politiq
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After completing a transition from military to civilian rule in 1999, Nigeria began to implement comprehensive reforms aimed at Anticorruption Campaign in Nigeria, the politics of a failed.. Number of products in stock 15
After completing a transition from military to civilian rule in 1999, Nigeria began to implement comprehensive reforms aimed at routing out corruption. These reforms included the establishment of new
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Liberia; van vrijheidsideaal naar verloren paradijs Liberia; van vrijheidsideaal naar verloren paradijs Number of products in stock 19
Als enthousiaste twintiger vertrekt de schrijver in de jaren zeventig van de vorige eeuw naar het West-Afrikaanse land Liberia. Hij gaat er les geven aan de Universiteit van Liberia. Onder zijn studen
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