frica has created an editorial line to draw attention to the knowledge of African and Africanist thinkers, writers, and theorists in order to support studies and research about topics that have to do with the continent Jara Cuadrado Bolaños In the last decade, Africa has taken on a prominent role in the international agenda.
It has gone from being associated with poverty to being synonymous with opportunities, thanks to expectations aroused by some of the economic data and by the democratic progress.
Jesús Núñez explains in this book how in the context of poverty and exclusion in northern Nigeria, Boko Haram has known how to consolidate a receptive social base for its ideological principles, above ethnic differences, adding a care component towards its poorest supporters in its terrorist methods and a political discourse that represents a desperate alternative to corruption and inefficiency of the authorities.
Being a slave in Africa and America between the 15th and 19th centuries Between the 15th and 19th centuries, more than twelve million Africans were taken as slaves to the Americas to work in industries that supplied the European markets.
It is time to take stock of armed conflicts, managing their impact, finding ways to solve them and build peace.
This interdisciplinary book has contributions from African and European academics and tries to shed light on this new era in the field of peace and security on the African continent.
In this work, Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch and Éric Mesnard, two of the leading specialists in the field, offer an approach that breaks with the keys of the until now dominant Eurocentric interpretation and gives a central role to the African continent and its inhabitants, slave dealers or slaves .
They reconstruct the experience of slavery from the stories of life and administrative literature that is preserved and explore the material and symbolic forms of resistance that slaves developed to deal with their situation, going into realities that are little known or discussed until now.
Amina Cachalia-Autobiography-When hope rhymes with history Amina Cachalia was born in the middle of apartheid, but since childhood had learned what non discrimination was thanks to Mahatma Gandhi, who her father, of Indian origin, had supported in the Peaceful Resistance Campaign in Durban (South Africa).
So, as a teenager she was already an activist for freedom, human rights and equality, and was the youngest woman to be imprisoned in the country.