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  • Africa after Modernismby Michael Janis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    An interdisciplinary approach to literature, media, and philosophy, Africa after Modernism traces shifts in perspectives on Africanist thought from the conflict with European modernist interventions in the climate of colonialist aggression to perspectives on cultural identity in the climate of globalism, multiculturalism, and mass media. more...

  • The Handbook of Civil Society in Africaby Ebenezer Obadare

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This volume brings together the most up to date analyses of civil society in Africa from the best scholars and researchers working on the subject. Being the first of its kind, it casts a panoramic look at the African continent, drawing out persisting, if often under-communicated, variations in regional discourses. In a majority of notionally ??global??... more...

  • Archaeology of African Plant Useby Chris J Stevens; Sam Nixon; Mary Anne Murray; Dorian Q Fuller

    Left Coast Press 2013; US$ 119.00

    The first major synthesis of African archaeobotany in decades, this book focuses on Paleolithic archaeobotany and the relationship between agriculture and social complexity. It explores the effects that plant life has had on humans as they evolved from primates through the complex societies of Africa, including Egypt, the Buganda Kingdom, southern... more...

  • The 1956 Warby David Tal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Recently declassified documents and new scholarship have prompted this reassessment of the collusion between Israel, France and England which drove the 1956 War. more...

  • Forgotten Africaby Graham Connah

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    Covering four million years of history across the continent, this book introduces the general reader and beginning student to Africa's past, emphasizing those aspects only known or best known from archaeological and related evidence. more...

  • No One Can Stop the Rainby Karin Moorhouse

    Insomniac Press 2005; US$ 16.95

    Set in central Angola during the final stages of the country's thirty-year civil war, No One Can Stop the Rain is the true story of two ordinary Mdecins Sans Frontires volunteers ? a surgeon and his wife, leaving behind their comfortable lives in mid-career. In doing so they are confronted by both the best and worst aspects of humanity. Based on... more...

  • Darkest Europe and Africa's Nightmareby Akinyi Princess of K'Orinda-Yimbo

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 34.95

    Probing the human causes of Africa s continuing travails, a London-educated Kenyan princess examines official policies that do more harm than good, while poking fun at Western hypocrisy and greed, and African vanity and passivity, as well. If the United States is based on the principle that all men are created equal, why, the author asks, does the... more...

  • How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africaby Olúfémi Táíwò

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 23.75

    Why hasn't Africa been able to respond to the challenges of modernity and globalization? Going against the conventional wisdom that colonialism brought modernity to Africa, Olúfémi Táíwò claims that Africa was already becoming modern and that colonialism was an unfinished project. Africans aspired... more...

  • Something Torn and Newby Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 25.00

    "One of Africa's greatest writers? ( San Francisco Chronicle ) makes an impassioned plea for the resurrection of African language?and African culture itself more...

  • Orphan of the Cold Warby Margaret Joan Anstee

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 78.00

    This is the personal story of Dame Margaret Anstee's experiences as Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the UN for Angola and Head of the UN peacekeeping mission there from February 1992 to June 1993. Formerly a colony of Portugal, Angola was awarded independence following the democratization of Portugal in 1975. After independence,... more...