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The first comparative historical analysis - local, national and transnational - of the cross-border Central African copperbelt; a key work in studies of labour, urbanisation and African studies.
A significant contribution to the history of humanitarianism, Christianity and the politics of aid in Africa.
Examines a new aspect of one of the highest profile issues facing Africa today-land-grabbing-and shows the widespread impact of small-scale dispossession.
Multi-disciplinary examination of the role of ordinary African people as agents in the generation and distribution of well-being in modern Africa.
The first comprehensive and authoritative history of work and labour in Africa; a key text for all working on African Studies and Labour History worldwide.
Herskovits Prize Winner
Examines the silicosis crisis in the South African mining industry, and reveals how the rate of, often fatal, tuberculosis among black migrant miners was hidden for over a century.
Reveals the impact of European capitalism on an African society.
An innovative study of labor relations, particularly the interactions of recruitment agents and migrant workers, in the mining concessions of Wassa, Gold Coast Colony, 1879 to 1909.
The first comprehensive account of the linkage between natural resources and political and social conflict in Africa.
This volume throws light on the ways in which violence, political culture and development have interacted in African history.
Examines the history of electricity provision in Africa and the effects of privatization and infrastructure changes in energy transformation, offering a critical window into development politics in African states.