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Africa and World War II /

edited by Judith A. Byfield, Cornell University, Carolyn A. Brown, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Timothy Parsons, Washington University in St. Louis, Ahmad Alawad Sikainga, Ohio State University.

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Names: Byfield, Judith A. | Brown, Carolyn A. | Parsons, Timothy, | Sikainga, Ahmad Alawad,
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Topics: World War, 1939-1945 - Africa.
Regions: Africa - History - 1884-1960.
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Introduction. The military experiences of ordinary Africans in World War II / Timothy Parsons ; Producing for the war / Judith A. Byfield ; African labor in the making of World War II / Carolyn Brown -- Colonial subjects and imperial armies. The military, race and resistance: the conundrums of recruiting Black South African men during the Second World War / Louis Grundlingh ; The Moroccan "effort de guerre" in World War II / Driss Maghraoui ; Free to coerce: forced labor during and after the Vichy years in French West Africa / Catherine Bogosian Ash ; No country fit for heroes: the plight of disabled Kenyan veterans / Timothy Parsons -- Mobilizing communities and resources for the war effort. Women, rice and war: political and economic crisis in war-time Abeokuta (Nigeria) / Judith A. Byfield ; Africa's 'battle for rubber' in the Second World War / William G. Clarence-Smith ; Freetown and World War II: strategic militarization, accommodation, and resistance / Allen M. Howard ; Extraction and labor in Equatorial Africa and Cameroon under Free French Rule / Eric T. Jennings ; The Portuguese African colonies during the second World War / Malyn Newitt ; World War II and the transformation of the Tanzanian forests / Thaddeus Sunseri -- Race, gender and social change in a time of war. Wrestling with race on the eve of human rights: the British management of the color line in post-fascist Eritrea / Giulia Barrera ; To be treated as a man: wartime struggles over masculinity, race and honor in the Nigerian coal industry / Carolyn Brown ; "A white man's war": settler masculinity in the union defense force, 1939-1945 / Suryakanthie Chetty ; African soldiers, French women and colonial fears during and after World War II / Ruth Ginio ; World War II and the sex trade in British West Africa / Carina Ray -- Experiencing war in Africa and Europe. American missions in wartime French West Africa: travails of the Sudan interior mission in Niger / Barbara M. Cooper ; Fighting fascism: Ethiopian women patriots 1935-1941 / Hailu Habtu and Judith A. Byfield ; Defending the land of their ancestors: African American military experience in Africa during World War II / Daniel Hutchinson ; French African soldiers in German POW camps, 1940-1945 / Raffael Scheck -- World War II and anticolonialism. Popular resistance and anticolonial mobilization: the war effort in French Guinea / Elizabeth Schmidt ; Sudanese popular response to World War II / Ahmad Sikainga ; Ugandan politics and World War II (1939-1949) / Carol Summers -- Consequences of the war / Ahmad Sikainga.
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