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A History of Sub-Saharan Africa
Introduction 1. The historical geography of Africa 2. Kingdoms on the Nile 3. The peoples of sub-Saharan Africa: society, culture and language 4. Crops, cows and iron 5. North-East Africa in the ageExpand
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John Wayne on the Zambezi: Cinema, Empire, and the American Western in British Central Africa
Introduit dans les possessions coloniales britanniques d'Afrique centrale des les annees 1920, le cinema est rapidement devenu une activite de loisir tres populaire parmi la population noire, avec unExpand
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Flickering shadows : cinema and identity in colonial Zimbabwe
Every European power in Africa made motion pictures for its subjects, but no state invested as heavily in these films, and expected as much from them, as the British colony of Southern Rhodesia. ThisExpand
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My Mother Has A Television, Does Yours? Transformation and Secularization in an Ewe Funeral Drum Tradition
This study addresses tradition and change within the funeral music and funeral culture in the town of Dzodze located in southeastern Ghana. Dzodze is located in the heart of the southern Ewe culturalExpand
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Historical Problems Of Imperial Africa
Covering the major problems in the field, this text offers the full spectrum of emotionally charged theories, presenting conflicting arguments that illustrate the ongoing debates on what areExpand
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A Source of Innocent Merriment: Cinema and Society in Colonial Zimbabwe
In the autumn of 1952, an official of the Rhodesian Information Service filed a report that sheds light on the fascinating, though little-known, history of the cinema in Africa. The report’s authorExpand
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The Era of the Talkies
Between 1927 and 1940 the motion picture business worldwide underwent a dramatic transformation. As urban populations continued to boom, cinema became a fixture of city life, and continued to extendExpand