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- Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 80.00
Over the last several decades, historians have conducted extensive research into contact between the United States and West Africa during the era of the transatlantic trade. Yet we still understand relatively little about more recent relations between the more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 23.95
Nwando Achebe presents the fascinating history of an Igbo woman, Ahebi Ugbabe, who became king in colonial Nigeria. Ugbabe was exiled from Igboland, became a prostitute, traveled widely, and learned to speak many languages. She became a close companion of Nigerian Igala kings and the British officers... more...
- University Press of America 2011; US$ 29.99
Nigeria: After the Nightmare is an in-depth look into the Nigerian experience, explaining what went wrong during the country?s thirty years of dictatorship. The book describes Nigeria's problems including oil, corruption, and dictatorship, but also provides a way for Nigeria to recover and become a leading democratic state. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Although the Igbo constitute one of the largest ethnic nationalities of Nigeria and the West African sub-region, little is know about their political history before the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. This book is then a pioneer study of the broad changes Igbo political systems have undergone since the prehistoric period. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
In 1929, tens of thousands of south eastern Nigerian women rose up against British authority in what is known as the Women's War. This book brings togther, for the first time, the multiple perspectives of the war's colonized and colonial participants and examines its various actions within a single, gendered analytical frame. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
Local and Global Dynamics of Peacebuilding examines the complex contributing factors which led to war and state collapse in Sierra Leone, and the international peacebuilding and statebuilding operations which followed the cessation of the violence. This book presents nuanced and contextually specific knowledge of Sierra Leone?s political and... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00
What is the meaning of blackness in Africa? While much has been written on Africa’s complex ethnic and tribal relationships, Jemima Pierre’s groundbreaking The Predicament of Blackness is the first book to tackle the question of race in West Africa through its postcolonial manifestations. Challenging the view of the African continent... more...
- CODESRIA 2009; US$ 24.95
The shocks of the unexpected outbreak of violent internal armed conflicts in post Cold War West Africa continue to linger in policy and academic circles. While considerable attention is devoted to explaining the civil wars, there is little understanding of the delicate and unpredictable processes of reconstruction. Post-war reconstruction programmes... more...