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  • The Origins Of The Final Solutionby Christopher Browning

    Random House 2014; US$ 18.32

    The Origins of the Final Solution is the most detailed, careful, and comprehensive analysis to date of the descent of the Nazi persecution of the Jews into mass murder: the Holocaust. Arguing that genocide was not a preconceived plan but rather a discovered possibility, Christopher Browning explains how Hitler's decision to murder the Jews en masse... more...

  • Zong!by M. NourbeSe Philip; Setaey Adamu Boateng

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    A haunting lifeline between archive and memory, law and poetry more...

  • Blitzedby Norman Ohler; Shaun Whiteside

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19

    The sensational German bestseller on the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich, from Hitler to housewives. 'Bursting with interesting facts' Vice 'Extremely interesting ... a serious piece of scholarship, very well researched' Ian Kershaw The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet,... more...

  • Doing Conceptual History in Africaby Axel Fleisch; Rhiannon Stephens

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    Employing an innovative methodological toolkit, Doing Conceptual History in Africa provides a refreshingly broad and interdisciplinary approach to African historical studies. The studies assembled here focus on the complex role of language in Africa's historical development, with a particular emphasis on pragmatics and semantics. From precolonial... more...

  • Legal Aspects of Economic Integration in Africaby Richard Frimpong Oppong

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 100.00 US$ 82.00

    Richard Frimpong Oppong argues that radical reforms to community and national laws are needed to ensure economic integration in Africa. more...

  • The Kongolese Saint Anthonyby John Thornton

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    In 1704, Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita claimed to be possessed by St Anthony and attempted to stop the devastating civil wars in Kongo. more...

  • Rule of Expertsby Timothy Mitchell

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Can one explain the power of global capitalism without attributing to capital a logic and coherence it does not have? Can one account for the powers of techno-science in terms that do not merely reproduce its own understanding of the world? Rule of Experts examines these questions through a series of interrelated essays focused on Egypt in the twentieth... more...

  • Afro-Latino Voicesby Kathryn Joy McKnight; Leo J. Garofalo

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 17.95

    "A groundbreaking book . . . provides a broad and rich sampling of documents recording the early modern voices of the African diaspora. . . . Wills, testaments, letters, and historical chronicles are some of the sources that scholars from various disciplines present in this anthology. . . . Each scholar provides a meticulous contextualization... more...

  • Nostalgia for the Futureby Charles Piot

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 20.00

    Since the end of the cold war, Africa has seen a dramatic rise in new political and religious phenomena, including an eviscerated privatized state, neoliberal NGOs, Pentecostalism, a resurgence in accusations of witchcraft, a culture of scamming and fraud, and, in some countries, a nearly universal wish to emigrate. Drawing on fieldwork in Togo, Charles... more...

  • From Slave Trade to 'Legitimate' Commerceby Robin Law

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    Essays, from an African perspective, on the nineteenth-century commercial transition in West Africa. more...