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  • The African Diasporaby Toyin Falola

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 29.95

    In this definitive study of the African diaspora in North America, Toyin Falola offers a causal history of the western dispersion of Africans and its effects on the modern world. more...

  • African Diasporaby Toyin Falola

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 24.99

    The African diaspora is arguably the most important event in modern African history. From the fifteenth century to the present, millions of Africans have been dispersed -- many of them forcibly, others driven by economic need or political persecution--to other continents, creating large communities with African origins living outside their native lands.... more...

  • Colonialism and Violence in Nigeriaby Toyin Falola

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20

    Colonialism and Violence in Nigeria looks closely at the conditions that created a legacy of violence in Nigeria. Toyin Falola examines violence as a tool of domination and resistance, however unequally applied, to get to the heart of why Nigeria has not built a successful democracy. Falola's analysis... more...

  • Africa: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society [3 volumes]by Toyin Falola; Daniel Jean-Jacques

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 294.00

    Unparalleled in its coverage of contemporary customs in all of Africa, this multivolume set is perfect for both high school and public library shelves. The three-volume encyclopedia will provide readers with an overview of contemporary customs and life in North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa through discussions of key concepts and topics that touch... more...

  • African Culture and Global Politicsby Toyin Falola; Danielle Sanchez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This volume attempts to insert itself within the larger discussion of Africa in the twenty-first century, especially within the realm of world politics. Despite the underwhelming amount of attention given to Africa's role in international politics in popular news sources, it is evident that Africa has a consistent record of participating in world... more...

  • African Minorities in the New Worldby Toyin Falola; Niyi Afolabi

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book uncovers the reality that new African immigrants now represent a significant force in the configuration of American polity and identity especially in the last forty years. Despite their minority status, African immigrants are making their marks in various areas of human endeavor and accomplishments?from academic, to business, to even scientific... more...

  • Contemporary Africaby Toyin Falola; Emmanuel Mbah

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    60 years after independence, African nations still find it difficult to face a number of challenges, from establishing meaningful democratic institutions to establish social structures centered on the advancement of gender equality. This volume approaches these contemporary African challenges while combating a reflexive and facile Afro-Pessimism. more...

  • Culture and Customs of Sudanby Kwame Essien; Toyin Falola

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Amid a Sudan's dark history, saturated with conflicts and tragic current events, lies a culture with deep roots, going back as far as 8000 BC. With several hundred ethnic groups and languages, Sudan is one of the world's most diverse countries. Learn how these cultures have blended and collided throughout the centuries, and examine how traditions... more...

  • Education, Creativity, and Economic Empowerment in Africaby Toyin Falola; Jamaine Abidogun

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Education and the arts offer multiple, mutually clarifying lenses through which to examine and understand issues of poverty and empowerment. Here, both are combined in a fascinating look at how these two often overlooked elements promote social equality and cultivate personal agency across Africa's diverse political-economic landscapes. more...

  • Environment and Economics in Nigeriaby Toyin Falola; Adam Paddock

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This volume gathers contributors across a wide range of disciplines to explore the relationship between the environment, economics, and development in Nigeria from the twentieth century to the present, examining issues such as violence, health, and contemporary concerns about sustainability and conservation. It sheds light not just on the environmental... more...