Ubuntu is a word from the Nguni language that has the meaning of behaving well towards others or acting in ways that benefit the community. It is associated with both Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. In Stuit's book, she examines this concept of Ubuntu and its present relevance in both South African and Western contexts through an analysis of its political and ethical ramifications.
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Reader brings to light Africa's geology and evolution, the array of its landforms and environments, the diversity of its peoples and their ways of life, the legacies of slavery and colonialism as well as recent political successes and failures.
Habilia presents a diverse collection of short stories from across the African continent. Habila brings together younger, newer writers, who appear alongside some of their older, more established peers providing a picture of a continent in transition.
Call Number: University Museum Library. TX725.A4 O7
Publication Date: 2005
This book illuminates West, Southern, and Central African cuisine to offer an understanding of how the African peoples grow, cook, and eat food and how they celebrate occasions and ceremonies with foods.
McCann describes how the ingredients, the practices, and the varied tastes of African cuisine represent gendered knowledge practiced and evolving in households across the human and ecological landscape.
Through his photography, Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926) molded the European's image of African wildlife. He documented the fascinating animal and plant world with almost scientific accuracy. This volume offers a comprehensive portrait of Kuhnert's unusual life
This work describes Daphne and David Sheldrick's campaign to end poaching and to conserve Kenya's wildlife. It also highlights their unique approach to working with wildlife and especially their work raising orphans so that they can be returned to the wild.
Nick Steele is a central figure in the booming business of private wildlife conservationin South Africa. Through diary entries and other documentation, Wels provides a detailed portrait of this sometimes controversial figure.
The African wild dog is one of the world's most endangered large carnivores. This comprehensive study concentrates on why wild dogs fare poorly in protected areas that maintain otherwise healthy populations of other top carnivores.
This book introduces many women who organized religious and political movements, fought in anti-colonial wars, ran away to escape arranged marriages, and during the 1990s began successful campaigns for gender parity in national legislatures.
This book brings together new household and enterprise data from 41 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to inform policy makers and practitioners on ways to expand women entrepreneurs' economic opportunities.