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  • Harmattanby Michael Jackson

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    We all experience qualms and anxieties when we move from the known to the unknown. Though our fulfillment in life may depend on testing limits, our faintheartedness is a reminder of our need for security and our awareness of the risks of venturing into alien worlds. Evoking the hot, dust-filled Harmattan winds that blow from the Sahara to the Gulf... more...

  • Song from the Forestby Louis Sarno; Alex Shoumatoff; Michael Obert

    Trinity University Press 2015; US$ 18.95

    As a young man, American Louis Sarno heard a song on the radio that gripped his imagination. With some funding from musician Brian Eno, he followed the mysterious sounds all the way to the Central African rain forest and found their source with the Bayaka Pygmies, a tribe of hunters and gatherers. Nothing could have prepared him for life among the... more...

  • Male Daughters, Female Husbandsby Ifi Amadiume; Pat Caplan

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 18.95

    An early study of queer theory and non-Western feminism, challenging the concept of gender. more...

  • Nigeriaby Toyin Falola; Bukola Oyeniyi

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00

    Supports the National Standards of Geography through the inclusion of Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography topics Contains facts and figures, a chart of holidays, and a list of country-related organizations that promote further research opportunities for students Offers sidebars with interesting facts and profiles of key players in Nigerian... more...

  • Boko Haramby Mike Smith

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 29.00

    An insurgency in Nigeria by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left thousands dead, shaken Africa?s biggest country and worried the world. Yet it remains a mysterious ? almost unknowable ? organisation. ? rough exhaustive on-the-ground reporting, Mike Smith takes readers inside the con° ict and provides the ÿ rst in-depth account of the violence... more...

  • An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egyptby Kathryn A. Bard

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95

    This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations. ? Superbly illustrated with photographs, maps, and site plans, with additional illustrations in this new edition ? Organized  into 11... more...

  • Der Sarg des Panehemisis in Wienby Christian Leitz; Victoria Altmann

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 106.81

    Panehemisis, Priester des Amun-Re von Schena und Inhaber weiterer Priesterämter, lebte zu Beginn der Ptolemäerzeit in Naukratis im Nordwestdelta, ließ sich jedoch wie viele Würdenträger seiner Zeit in der Nekropole von Saqqara südlich von Memphis bestatten. Sein über zwei Meter langer Basaltsarg zeichnet sich sowohl durch seinen exzellenten Erhaltungszustand... more...

  • Building the Ghanaian Nation-Stateby Harcourt Fuller

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Ghana has always held a position of primacy in the African political and historical imagination, due in no small part to the indelible impression left president Kwame Nkrumah. This study examines the symbolic strategies he used to construct the Ghanaian state through currency, stamps, museums, flags, and other public icons. more...

  • In Chains for My Countryby N. Nfor

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 27.00

    In Chains for My Country is an account of the struggle of the Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC), a nonviolent liberation movement, to wrestle British Southern Cameroons from the colonial claws of la R?publique du Cameroun. It is an epic and thrilling account of the life of British Southern Cameroons, which passed from colonial rule to foreign... more...