Browse by Subject: African Studies

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Sallie Ann Robinson's Kitchen: Food and Family Lore from the Lowcountry

In her third cookbook, Sallie Ann Robinson brings readers to the dinner table in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. Born and raised on the small, remote island of Daufuskie, Robinson shares the food and foodways from her Gullah upbringing.  

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Madagascar from A to Z: Madagasikara, A ka hatramin'ny Z

Madagascar from A to Z is a children’s alphabet book written in English and translated into Malagasy. This colorful picture book features the endemic fauna and flora of Madagascar, and provides for children an engaging introduction to protecting these natural wonders. The book evolved from a project undertaken in an undergraduate honors course at the University of Florida to an international partnership over the two years it took to complete. Published by the Library Press at UF, the book exemplifies a deep collaboration among the library, undergraduates, library faculty, and Malagasy colleagues.

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Islam in South Africa: Mosques, Imams, and Sermons

The first English language study of the Islamic institutions of South Africa, tracing their development over the last 200 years, from the first European colony in the 17th century through British colonialism and apartheid.

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Proverbs, Textuality, and Nativism in African Literature

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The Agrarian Question in Kenya

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The Culture and Technology of African Iron Production

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Physicians, Colonial Racism, and Diaspora in West Africa

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Eritrea, a Pawn in World Politics

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The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo: Polylectics and Reading against Neocolonialism