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  • The Pot-Kingby Jean-Pierre Warnier

    BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00

    The king of Mankon (Cameroon) acts as a container of ancestral substances he distributes to his people. This book shows how the exercise of power in a contemporary African kingdom is based on the implementation of bodily and material technologies. more...

  • Symbolic Structuresby Nigel Barley

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 28.00

    The book is a detailed study of the symbolic universe of the Dowayos of north Cameroon. more...

  • State of a Unionby Emmanuel Yenshu Vubo

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 26.95

    The bicultural polity of Cameroon has become problematic over the years. In addition to the increasing marginalization experienced by its English speaking component in many domains (politics, administration, economy, culture), it is facing mounting inequality and disarray despite the nation-building aspirations at reunification in 1961. This book examines... more...

  • Royalty and Politicsby Fo Angwafo

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 24.95

    Royalty and Politics is the fascinating autobiographical account of a life rich in controversy, leadership, service, achievement and innovation. Born 1925 into the prominent and influential royal family of Mankon in the Bamenda Grassfields of Cameroon, Solomon Anyeghamot¸ Ndefru least expected becoming king, only to find himself the chosen one... more...

  • Valeurs religieuses et de´veloppement durable by Colette Fouellefak

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 24.95

    This book addresses the key issues of reinstating the veritable nature of African values and most specifically those of the Bamilikes that had been discarded since Western Christianity came into contact with black Africa considered animist. This task is warranted by the malaise experienced in churches by some African Christians. This is further made... more...

  • Fulbe Voicesby Helen A. Regis

    Westview Press 2002; US$ 22.99

    Attending to everyday conversations and embodied performances about Islam, marriage, medicine, and Fulbe identity, Fulbe Voices provides a richly textured exploration of the dynamics of cultural diversity in a village in Cameroon. more...

  • Nso and Its Neighboursby Bongfen Chem-Langhee; V. G. Fanso

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 49.95

    This is a rich and compelling volume of readings in social history on Nsoí and its neighbours in the Western Grassfields of Cameroon. It consists of 19 essays by some of the leading historians, archeologists and ethnographers of the region, with seminal contributions by Jean-Pierre Warnier, Paul Nchoji Nkwi, Bongfen Chem-Langhee, Phyllis Kaberry,... more...

  • The Innocent Anthropologistby Nigel Barley

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    Nigel Barley was a ‘new anthropologist?, one of the younger generation of academics whose learning and research had been acquired in institutes, research departments, from academic journals and university libraries. But after suffering years of gentle put-downs from leathery old field-workers, their ‘teeth permanently gritted from years of dealing... more...

  • Death, Belief and Politics in Central African Historyby Walima T. Kalusa; Megan Vaughan

    The Lembani Trust 2013; US$ 39.95

    In this set of essays Walima T. Kalusa and Megan Vaughan explore themes in the history of death in Zambia and Malawi from the late nineteenth century to the present day. Drawing on extensive archival and oral historical research they examine the impact of Christianity on spiritual beliefs, the racialised politics of death on the colonial Copperbelt,... more...

  • The Intestines of the Stateby Nicolas Argenti

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    The young people of the Cameroon Grassfields have been subject to a long history of violence and political marginalization. For centuries the main victims of the slave trade, they became prime targets for forced labor campaigns under a series of colonial rulers. Today’s youth remain at the bottom of the fiercely hierarchical and polarized societies... more...

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