African traditions and modernity: problems of history, culture and gender

"African traditions and modernity: problems of history, culture and gender" .
Resp. editors: Ph.D. V.V. Gribanova, Doctor of History N.L. Krylova
M .: IAfr RAN, 2020 .-- 308 p.

The presented monograph - the result of scientific research by Russian scientists-Africanists and orientalists, specialists in history, anthropology, political science, sociology - is devoted to the study of the cultural, historical and gender aspects of the development of African countries and peoples from the point of view of modern scientific knowledge. The topics of the chapters presented are diverse and correspond to many areas of study of the countries and peoples of Africa and the African diasporas. Many of them are based on field research and archival material. The monograph is timed to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the 30th anniversary of the organization of the gender research group.