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Modernity Bluff: Crime, Consumption, and Citizenship in Cote d'Ivoire

by Sasha Newell University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
06/2012
ISBN:
9780226575209
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

In Côte d’Ivoire, appearing modern is so important for success that many young men deplete their already meager resources to project...

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Tuhami: Portrait of a Moroccan

by Vincent Crapanzano University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1980
ISBN:
9780226118710
Format:
Pbk 204 pages

Tuhami is an illiterate Moroccan tilemaker who believes himself married to a camel-footed she-demon. A master of magic and a superb...

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Dancing Prophets: Musical Experience in Tumbuka Healing

by Steven M. Friedson University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1996
ISBN:
9780226265025
Format:
Pb+ 260 pages

For the Tumbuka people of Malawi, traditional medical practices are saturated with music. In this groundbreaking ethnography,...

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Tomorrow Is Another Country: The Inside Story of South Africa's Road to Change

by Allister Sparks University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1995
ISBN:
9780226768557
Format:
Pbk 261 pages

The companion to Allister Sparks's award-winning The Mind of South Africa, this book is an extraordinary account from South Africa's...

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Sex and Salvation: Imagining the Future in Madagascar

by Jennifer Cole University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
11/2010
ISBN:
9780226113319
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

''Sex and Salvation'' chronicles the coming of age of a generation of women in Tamatave in the years that followed Madagascar's...

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Body of Power, Spirit of Resistance: The Culture and History of a South African People

by Jean Comaroff University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1985
ISBN:
9780226114231
Format:
Pbk 303 pages

In this sophisticated study of power and resistance, Jean Comaroff analyzes the changing predicament of the Barolong boo Ratshidi,...

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Thug Life: Race, Gender, and the Meaning of Hip-Hop

by Michael Jeffries University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
12/2010
ISBN:
9780226395852
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Hip-hop has come a long way from its origins in the Bronx in the 1970s, when rapping and DJing were just part of a lively, decidedly...

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Race Whisperer: Barack Obama and the Political Uses of Race

by Melanye Price New York University Press
Pub Date:
06/2016
ISBN:
9781479819256
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

Nearly a week after George Zimmerman was found not guilty of killing Trayvon Martin, President Obama walked into the press briefing...

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Money Has No Smell: The Africanization of New York City

by Paul Stoller University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2001
ISBN:
9780226775302
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

In February 1999 the tragic New York City police shooting of Amadou Diallo, an unarmed street vendor from Guinea, brought into...

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Science and an African Logic

by Helen Verran University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2001
ISBN:
9780226853918
Format:
Pb+ 285 pages

Does + = ? Ask almost anyone and they will unequivocally answer yes. A basic equation such as this seems the very definition...

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Childhood Deployed: Remaking Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone

by Susan Shepler New York University Press
Pub Date:
06/2014
ISBN:
9780814770252
Format:
Pb+ 223 pages

Childhood Deployed examines the reintegration of former child soldiers in Sierra Leone. Based on eighteen months of participant-observer...

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Harlem

by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Seagull Books
Pub Date:
12/2012
ISBN:
9780857420848
Format:
Hbk 80 pages

W. E. B. Du Bois has described the African American at the end of the nineteenth century as “two souls in one dark body, whose...

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Fashion Cities Africa

by Hannah Pool Intellect Books
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9781783206117
Format:
Pbk 196 pages

In a searing 2012 Guardian op-ed, Hannah Azieb Pool took Western fashion designers to task for their so-called African-inspired...

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Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media, Democratization, and the End(s) of Apartheid

by Ron Krabill University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
08/2010
ISBN:
9780226451893
Format:
Pb+ 200 pages

During the worst years of apartheid, the most popular show on television in South Africa—among both blacks and whites—was The...

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Culture of Corruption: Everyday Deception and Popular Discontent in Nigeria

by Daniel Jordan Smith Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
02/2008
ISBN:
9780691136479
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

E-mails proposing an ''urgent business relationship'' help make fraud Nigeria's largest source of foreign revenue after oil. But...

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