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Coquery-Vidrovitch, Catherine

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Works: 453 works in 905 publications in 4 languages and 9,329 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Conference proceedings  Sources 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Compiler, Publishing director, Director, Interviewee, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: HQ1787, 967
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Most widely held works by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch
African women : a modern history by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tracing the lot of African women from the eve of the colonial period to the present, Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch explores the stages and forms of women's collective roles as well as their individual emancipation through revolts, urban migrations, economic impacts, social claims, political strength, and creativity. Comparing case studies drawn from throughout the region, she sheds light on issues ranging from gender to economy, politics, society, and culture. Utilizing an impressive array of sources, she highlights broad general patterns without overlooking crucial local variations. With its breadth of coverage and clear analysis of complex questions, this book is destined to become a standard text for scholars and students alike."--BOOK JACKET
Africa : endurance and change south of the Sahara by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This masterful synthesis explains how Africa has come to be a land torn by incessant conflict among its impoverished peoples and countries, a continent living through the gravest social revolution of its history, experiencing the world's fastest demographic growth. Weaving together four major themes--population, political power, the peasantry, and the new growth of the cities--Coquery-Vidrovitch demonstrates the need to recognize the extremely complex heritage of African societies if one is to understand the present or act upon the future of the continent."
L'Afrique noire de 1800 à nos jours by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
32 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of African cities south of the Sahara : from the origins to colonization by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cities have existed in sub-Saharan Africa since antiquity. But only now are historians and archaeologists rediscovering their rich heritage: the ancient ruins of Great Zimbabwe and Congo, the harbor cities at the Indian Ocean, the capitals of the Bantu Kingdoms, the Atlantic cities from the 16th to the 18th centuries, and the urban revolutions in the 19th century. Mercantile cities opened Africa to the world, Islamic cities became centers of scholarship and the trans-Saharan trade, Creole cities appeared after the first contact with Europeans, and Bantu cities of the hinterland reacted against them. The author has gone through vast numbers of archival records and conducted independent field research to analyze and describe the rich history of African cities even long before imperial colonization began, and she continues her story until the time of urban reorganization during industrialization. The result is a colorful panorama of urban lifestyles including unique examples of architecture, and lasting traditions of ethnic, cultural, religious, and commercial forms of co-existence
Africa and the Africans in the nineteenth century : a turbulent history by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Most histories seek to understand modern Africa as a troubled outcome of nineteenth century European colonialism, but that is only a small part of the story. In this celebrated book, beautifully translated from the French edition, the history of Africa in the nineteenth century unfolds from the perspective of Africans themselves rather than the European powers. It was above all a time of tremendous internal change on the African continent. Great jihads of Muslim conquest and conversion swept over west Africa. In the interior, warlords competed to control the internal slave trade. In the east, the sultanate of Zanzibar extended its reach via coastal and interior trade routes. In the north, Egypt began to modernize while Algeria was colonized. In the south, a series of forced migrations accelerated, spurred by the progression of white settlement. Through much of the century African societies assimilated and adapted to the changes generated by these diverse forces. In the end, the West's technological advantage prevailed and most of Africa fell under European control and lost its independence. Yet only by taking into account the rich complexity of this tumultuous past can we fully understand modern Africa from the colonial period to independence and the difficulties of today"--Publisher's description
Afrique noire : permanences et ruptures by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Workers of African trade ( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le Congo au temps des grandes compagnies concessionnaires, 1898-1930 by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
21 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Histoire économique du Congo, 1880-1968, du Congo français à l'Union douanière et économique d'Afrique centrale by Samir Amin ( Book )
29 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les Africaines : histoire des femmes d'Afrique noire : du XIXe au XXe siècle by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in French and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tâches quotidiennes, activités économiques, éducation, sexualité, influence sociale, rôle politique des femmes de l'Afrique noire
La Découverte de l'Afrique : l'Afrique noire atlantique des origines au XVIIIe siècle by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
25 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in French and English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sociétés paysannes du Tiers-Monde by études transdisciplinaires (France) Laboratoire Sociétés en développement ( Book )
17 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in French and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Histoire des villes d'Afrique noire : des origines à la colonisation by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
6 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Villes anciennes; villes bantu; villes de l'Islam; l'époque atlantique; le 19e siècle
L'Afrique occidentale au temps des Français colonisateurs et colonisés (c. 1860-1960) ( Book )
8 editions published in 1992 in French and Italian and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pour une histoire du développement : États, sociétés, développement by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in French and English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Qu'est-ce que le développement ? D'où nous vient cette notion ? Ce concept de développement, typiquement occidental, comment les autres sociétés pouvaient-elles le recevoir et qu'en firent-elles lorsqu'il leur fut imposé comme recette obligée pour rattraper l'Occident ? Telles sont les questions que soulèvent ces communications qui tentent d'apporter des éléments de réponse fondés sur l'analyse des processus historiques de "développement"
Décolonisations et nouvelles dépendances : modèles et contre-modèles idéologiques et culturels dans le Tiers-Monde : textes ( Book )
8 editions published in 1986 in French and English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brazza et la prise de possession du Congo : la mission de l'ouest africain, 1883-1885 by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
8 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in French and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'Afrique et les Africains au XIXe siècle : mutations, révolutions, crises by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in French and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enjeux politiques de l'histoire coloniale by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Processus d'urbanisation en Afrique ( Book )
12 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Coquery, Catherine
Coquery Catherine 1935-....
Coquery-Vidrovitch, C.
Coquery-Vidrovitch, C. 1935-
Coquery-Vidrovitch, C. (Catherine)
Coquery-Vidrovitch, Catherine
Coquery Vidrovitch, Catherine 1935-
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فيدروفيتش، كاترين كوكري، 1935-
كاترين كوكري فيدروفيتش، 1935-
Languages
French (206)
English (52)
German (1)
Italian (1)
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