Browsing Historical and Heritage Studies by Author "Larmer, Miles"

Browsing Historical and Heritage Studies by Author "Larmer, Miles"

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  • Larmer, Miles; Laterza, Vito (Elsevier, 2017-11)
    This introductory paper analyses historical and contemporary developments in the social and political mobilisation of what are termed ‘extractive communities’ in Africa. It demonstrates the centrality of diverse contestations, ...
  • Larmer, Miles (Wiley, 2015-03)
    Despite Africa's reputation as a place of political repression and limited popular agency, activism and popular mobilisation have been central to political change in colonial and post-colonial Africa. The social and cultural ...
  • Larmer, Miles; Lecocq, Baz (Wiley, 2018-10)
    This paper proposes rethinking nationalism as a political ideology and force in Africa outside the boundaries of the postcolonial African state. It argues against national histories and for histories of the construction ...
  • Larmer, Miles (Routledge, 2017-03)
    This article provides a new history of mine capital and labour in the ‘Central African Copperbelt’ – the cross-border mining region of the Zambian copperbelt and Haut Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It doing ...
  • Larmer, Miles; Kennes, Erik (Routledge, 2014-05)
    This article, in analysing the Katangese secession of 1960-63, argues that it should be primarily understood not simply as the result of external machinations but, at least as importantly, as the initiative of indigenous ...
  • Larmer, Miles (Historical Association of South Africa, 2006-05)
    A recent resurgence of interest in the political history of late colonial and post-colonial Zambia is shaped by an unspoken national debate that seeks to explain Zambia's economic and social decline since the 1970s. ...