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The Resource The human tradition in modern Africa, edited by Dennis D. Cordell

The human tradition in modern Africa, edited by Dennis D. Cordell

Label
The human tradition in modern Africa
Title
The human tradition in modern Africa
Statement of responsibility
edited by Dennis D. Cordell
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
Dewey number
960.0922
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT18
LC item number
.H86 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cordell, Dennis D.
Series statement
The human tradition around the world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
Label
The human tradition in modern Africa, edited by Dennis D. Cordell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: People and history in modern Africa / Dennis D. Cordell -- José Manuel and Nbena in Benguela in the late 1810s: encounters with enslavement / José C. Curto -- Efusetan Aniwura of Ibadan (1820s-1874): a woman who rose to the rank of a chief but whom male rivals destroyed / Toyin Falola -- Moka of Bioko (late 1820s-1899): the chief who united a Central African island / Ibrahim Sundiata -- Hamet Gora Diop (1846-1910): merchant and notable from Saint-Louis in Senegal / Mamadou Diouf -- Samuel Johnson (1846-1901) and the history of the Yorubas: Christianity and a new intelligentsia in West Africa / Toyin Falola -- Stories of Cape slavery and emancipation in the nineteenth century / Pamela Scully -- Mama Adolphina Unda (c. 1880-1931): the salvation of a dynastic family and the foundation of Fipa Catholicism, 1898-1914 / Marcia Wright -- Colonial administrator Adolphe A.M. Taillebourg (1874-1934): strict interpreter of the law or humanitarian? / Issiaka Mandé -- Louis Brody (1892-1951) of Cameroon and Mohammed Bayume Hussein (1904-1944) of former German East Africa: variety show performers and the Black community in Germany between the wars / Andreas Eckert -- Siti binti Saad (c. 1885-1950): "Giving voice to the voiceless," Swahili music, and the global recording industry in the 1920s and 1930s / Laura Fair -- Maryan Muuse Boqor (b. 1938) and the women who inspired her: memories of a Mogadishu childhood / Lidwien Kapteijns and Maryan Muuse Boqor -- Wambui Waiyaki Otieno Mbugua (b. 1928): gender politics in Kenya from the Mau Mau rebellion to the pro-democracy movement / Cora Ann Presley -- Tina (b. 1942) of Côte d'Ivoire: success in the masculine world of plantation managers / Agnès Adjamagbo -- Samba Sylla (b. 1948), Doulo Fofanna (b. 1948 or 1949), and Djénébou Traore (b. 1972): the colonies come to France / Dennis D. Cordell and Carolyn F. Sargent -- Foday (b. ca. 1974) meets the rebels in 1991: diamonds are not a boy's best friend / Doug Henry
Control code
2011036159
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 303 p.:
Isbn
9780742537330
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011036159
Other physical details
map
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780742537330
Label
The human tradition in modern Africa, edited by Dennis D. Cordell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: People and history in modern Africa / Dennis D. Cordell -- José Manuel and Nbena in Benguela in the late 1810s: encounters with enslavement / José C. Curto -- Efusetan Aniwura of Ibadan (1820s-1874): a woman who rose to the rank of a chief but whom male rivals destroyed / Toyin Falola -- Moka of Bioko (late 1820s-1899): the chief who united a Central African island / Ibrahim Sundiata -- Hamet Gora Diop (1846-1910): merchant and notable from Saint-Louis in Senegal / Mamadou Diouf -- Samuel Johnson (1846-1901) and the history of the Yorubas: Christianity and a new intelligentsia in West Africa / Toyin Falola -- Stories of Cape slavery and emancipation in the nineteenth century / Pamela Scully -- Mama Adolphina Unda (c. 1880-1931): the salvation of a dynastic family and the foundation of Fipa Catholicism, 1898-1914 / Marcia Wright -- Colonial administrator Adolphe A.M. Taillebourg (1874-1934): strict interpreter of the law or humanitarian? / Issiaka Mandé -- Louis Brody (1892-1951) of Cameroon and Mohammed Bayume Hussein (1904-1944) of former German East Africa: variety show performers and the Black community in Germany between the wars / Andreas Eckert -- Siti binti Saad (c. 1885-1950): "Giving voice to the voiceless," Swahili music, and the global recording industry in the 1920s and 1930s / Laura Fair -- Maryan Muuse Boqor (b. 1938) and the women who inspired her: memories of a Mogadishu childhood / Lidwien Kapteijns and Maryan Muuse Boqor -- Wambui Waiyaki Otieno Mbugua (b. 1928): gender politics in Kenya from the Mau Mau rebellion to the pro-democracy movement / Cora Ann Presley -- Tina (b. 1942) of Côte d'Ivoire: success in the masculine world of plantation managers / Agnès Adjamagbo -- Samba Sylla (b. 1948), Doulo Fofanna (b. 1948 or 1949), and Djénébou Traore (b. 1972): the colonies come to France / Dennis D. Cordell and Carolyn F. Sargent -- Foday (b. ca. 1974) meets the rebels in 1991: diamonds are not a boy's best friend / Doug Henry
Control code
2011036159
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 303 p.:
Isbn
9780742537330
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011036159
Other physical details
map
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780742537330

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