The Politics of Africa: Africa’s pre-colonial and colonial inheritance
Colonialism: A case Study of Namibia. 1975. This 21 mins long DVD traces the history of Namibia also known as South-west Africa. To watch, login with your netID.
Conference on Africa's Freedom Fighters, Accra 1962 : speech. Sound recording. 40 mins. Speech made by Kwame Nkrumah at the closing ceremony for the Freedom Fighters Conference held May-June 1962, at the Kwame Nkrumah Institute of Economic Science, commonly known as the Winneba Ideological Institute, near Accra.
The Angolan Liberation Movement. Sound recording. 1970. A talk given by Jose Condesse, whose guerilla name is Y. Toka and who is Commander of the Third Region (Eastern Angola). He describes the struggles of his people in their fight for independence from Portugal.
Nationalism and Patriotism. In Ethnic identity, regional conflict, and peacekeeping initiatives. A documentary examining efforts to promote and safeguard peace in the 20th century, a century defined by its wars.
Kwame Nkrumah Talks to his People. Sound recording in two parts. 1961. He talks about his country's goals, aspirations and his critics. Log in with NU netID and password required.
Tanganyika Declares Independence ca. 1961. Under British control since 1919, Tanganyika (the mainland part of modern Tanzania) became a United Nations (UN) Trust Territory following World War II. As an agent of the Tanganyikan African National Union (TANU), Julius Nyerere engineered Tanganyika's independence, which was declared in 1961. He then became the country's first president.
"Unification of African Law" is discussed by N. RUbin (chair), Asante, Sebingwamo, and Enozie. Sound recording. 1963. 28 mins.
Democracy and Authoritarianism
"Africa and Democracy" is discussed by N. Gellner (chair), R. Hinden, C. van Dyck, C. Veliz, and A. Mazrui. 1963. Sound recording. 29 mins long. To listen/play the audio recording, login with your netID and password.
Chef! = Chief ; La tête dans les nuages = Head in the clouds. Documentary film on political corruption and authoritarianism in Cameroon. 1999. 1 videocassette (61, 35 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Last chance for peace in Sierra Leone. Infobase; , c2000. Video.
Ethnic Identity, Regional Conflict, and Peacekeeping Initiatives. Documentary.
Rwanda : history of a genocide. Video. Filmakers Library; 1998. 54 mins.
All About Darfur. Video. Infobase; , c2005. 82 mins
African Development state and current debates
Eritrean Ethiopian Conflict in Ethnic identity, regional conflict, and peacekeeping initiatives. Documentary.
Africa in the new world : how global and domestic developments will impact by 2025. Cilliers. (2008). Institute for Security Studies.
Breaking the Wall of National History : How Looking Beyond the Nation-State Helps Us Understand the Past - and Perhaps the Future. 1 streaming video file (15 min.)