Publications

ASC publicationsThe African Studies Centre Leiden publishes nine different series. Four book series are published by Brill and one by Langaa (Cameroon). Publications can be ordered from the ASCL or directly from the (external) publisher. Many of the ASCL’s publications are also available in pdf format and can be downloaded free of charge.

Browse our publications and those by our staff members using the simple search form below to look for a keyword in the title.

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H. Leyten
Editors: D. van Duuren; F. Eerhart; A. Wentholt
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Jaarboek Vereniging Vrienden Ethnografic (VVE)
Keywords: Igbo, Nigeria, ritual objects
Added to database: 15 December 2017
J.A.M.M. Jansen; E. Duintjer
Type of publication: Book

Een groot deel van de bevolking van Mali, Guinée en Gambia beschouwt zich als afstammelingen van de held Sunjata of van diens helpers. Het verhaal over Sunjata's daden wordt al eeuwenlang van generatie op generatie overgedragen; reeds in de veertiende eeuw hoorde...

Keywords: Mali, Sunjata (c.1211-1255), West Africa
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 05 December 2017
Editors: E.M. de Roos; J.C.M. Damen
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: Africa, guidebooks (form);, international relations, Netherlands
Added to database: 29 November 2017
Type of publication: Book
Keywords: abstracts journals (form), Africa, African studies, ASC, social sciences
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 29 November 2017
M.M.A. Kaag
Editors: P.A. Raposo; D. Arase; S Cornelissen
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: Routledge handbook of Africa-Asia relations

As a contribution to the discussion of different aspects of Africa-Asia relations over time in this volume, the present chapter aims to highlight the role of Islam in forging linkages between Africa and Asia. Taking as a point of departure that Islam's bridging role has...

Keywords: Africa, Asia, Islam
Added to database: 14 November 2017
F. Krijtenburg
Editors: A. Mooney; E. Sifaki
Type of publication: Book Chapter
In: The language of money and debt : a multi-disciplinary approach
Keywords: borrowing, debt, Kenya, lending
Added to database: 14 November 2017
A. Akinyoade; A.J. Dietz; C.U. Uche
Type of publication: Book

Historically, entrepreneurs have always played a central role in the development of nation states. Aside from rentier states, which depend extensively on the availability of mineral resource rents, most economically prosperous nations in the world have strong, innovative and...

Keywords: Africa, banking, business, economic development, entrepreneurs, innovations, telecommunications, transport, women entrepreneurs
Added to database: 02 November 2017
G.J. Abbink
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: African study monographs

In this paper I discuss food, cultural identity and development among the agropastoral Suri people of Southwest Ethiopia. Their food system is discussed in its actual form and in its process of change, accelerated since a decade or so. The theoretical concern of this paper is...

Keywords: culture, development, Ethiopia, food, group identity, identity, Suri
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 22 September 2017
R.A. van Dijk
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa : journal of the International African Institute

Abstract. Whereas Michael Lambek situates the exploration of the significance of 'ordinary ethics' in the everyday as the study of 'the ethical in the conjunction or movement between explicit local pronouncements and implicit local practices and circumstances...

Keywords: Botswana, ethics, weddings
Added to database: 14 September 2017
A. Bochow; T.G Kirch; R.A. van Dijk
Type of publication: Journal Article
In: Africa : journal of the International African Institute

Throughout history, people on the African continent have experienced momentous transformations of their lifeworlds and ways of living, some of them irruptive, uncompromising and cataclysmic, others of a more subtle and negotiable nature. What remains to be dealt with in more...

Keywords: Africa, ethics
Added to database: 14 September 2017
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Kenya, postage stamps, postal services, Tanzania, Uganda
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 September 2017
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, Zanzibar
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 September 2017
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, Zanzibar
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 September 2017
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, Zanzibar
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 September 2017
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, Zanzibar
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 September 2017
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, Zanzibar
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 September 2017
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: postage stamps, postal services, Zanzibar
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 September 2017
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Kenya, postage stamps, postal services, Uganda
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 September 2017
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Kenya, postage stamps, postal services, Uganda
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 September 2017
A.J. Dietz
Type of publication: Other
Keywords: Kenya, postage stamps, postal services
Open access: Full text
Added to database: 13 September 2017

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