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Coquery-Vidrovitch, Catherine

Works: 499 works in 1,088 publications in 6 languages and 9,986 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor, Collector, Other, Publishing director, Director, Interviewee, Contributor, Research team head, Restager , Adapter, Compiler, Illustrator, Opponent, Curator, wst, 956
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 )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and French and held by 837 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."--Jacket
Africa : endurance and change south of the Sahara by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 683 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 )

41 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of African cities south of the Sahara : from the origins to colonization by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 631 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
Le Congo au temps des grandes compagnies concessionnaires, 1898-1930 by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

29 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in French and German and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa and the Africans in the nineteenth century : a turbulent history by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 291 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
La Découverte de l'Afrique : l'Afrique noire atlantique des origines au XVIIIe siècle by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

49 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recueil de textes qui retrace l'histoire de la découverte de l'Afrique de l'Antiquité au XVIIIe siècle. Relate la découverte par les Egyptiens, les Carthaginois et les Romains dans l'Antiquité, par les marchands et les géographes de l'Islam au VIIe siècle, par les Portugais puis la colonisation et la promesse de temps nouveaux avec le siècle des lumières
Afrique noire : permanences et ruptures by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Workers of African trade( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Africaines : histoire des femmes d'Afrique noire : du XIXe au XXe siècle by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in French and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tâches quotidiennes, activités économiques, éducation, sexualité, influence sociale, rôle politique des femmes de l'Afrique noire
Sociétés paysannes du Tiers-Monde by études transdisciplinaires (France) Laboratoire Sociétés en développement( Book )

23 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in French and Arabic and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire des villes d'Afrique noire : des origines à la colonisation by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Villes anciennes; villes bantu; villes de l'Islam; l'époque atlantique; le 19e siècle
Décolonisations et nouvelles dépendances : modèles et contre-modèles idéologiques et culturels dans le Tiers-Monde : textes( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in French and English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour une histoire du développement : États, sociétés, développement by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in French 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"
Brazza et la prise de possession du Congo : la mission de l'ouest africain, 1883-1885( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in French and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Afrique et les Africains au XIXe siècle : mutations, révolutions, crises by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in French and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petite histoire de l'Afrique l'Afrique au sud du Sahara de la préhistoire à nos jours by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in French and Italian and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Africa sub-sahariana è la culla dell'umanità ma della sua storia conosciamo più che altro dei grandi luoghi comuni, che rimandano l'immagine esclusiva di un continente subalterno, condannato all'arretratezza. Dalla preistoria alla colonizzazione, alla difficile indipendenza di oggi, nel ritratto che delinea questa accurata sintesi emergono invece l'autonomia dell'Africa, la sua influenza sul resto del mondo, la sua straordinaria vitalità. Una lettura che aiuta a comprenderne il presente ma anche le prospettive future
Enjeux politiques de l'histoire coloniale by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Processus d'urbanisation en Afrique by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in French and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cet ouvrage est le résultat de trois années de recherches collectives qui visaient à mesurer les étapes du processus d'urbanisation en Afrique. Le lecteur y trouvera une série d'études de cas centrées sur quelques thèmes privilégiés. A partir de quand peut-on parler d'urbanisation en Afrique ? Quelles en sont les principales étapes ? Tel est le premier thème considéré. Cependant, l'accent majeur de la recherche a porté sur l'accélération du processus d'urbanisation provoqué par l'épisode colonial. L'apport le plus novateur de ce livre consiste en l'analyse précise, pour la période coloniale, de la dynamique de l'occupation des sols, des modalités de l'appropriation foncière. Cette analyse permet non seulement de reconstituer l'histoire de la ville africaine telle qu'elle s'est inscrite en son sol, mais aussi de corréler cette dimension spatiale au processus historique d'affirmation de la ville comme centre de décision politique et de stratégie économique, ainsi qu'au processus de mise en place des groupes sociaux et professionnels dans la ville. Enfin, la dernière partie de l'ouvrage s'interroge sur les filiations et les héritages entre ville coloniale et contemporaine. Sans prétendre à l'exhaustivité, le présent livre permet de suivre, à travers le temps long de l'histoire, la genèse et les étapes d'un phénomène devenu depuis peu la révolution démographique majeure de l'histoire africaine, inscrite à la fois dans l'espace et dans la société l'urbanisation
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African women : a modern history
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Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch Frans historica

Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch fransk historikar

Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch fransk historiker

Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch French historian & academic

Coquery, Catherine

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Coquery-Vidrovitch, C. 1935-

Coquery-Vidrovitch, C. (Catherine)

Coquery-Vidrovitch, Catherine

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فيدروفيتش، كاترين كوكري، 1935-

كاترين كوكري فيدروفيتش، 1935-

Africa : endurance and change south of the SaharaThe history of African cities south of the Sahara : from the origins to colonizationAfrica and the Africans in the nineteenth century : a turbulent history