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  • 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

    Written by leading experts in African studies, this broad introduction to Nigeria follows the history of the republic from the early period to the present day. 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 ... more...

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

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 101.00

    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...

  • The Pyramidsby Miroslav Verner

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57

    How did a people who lived nearly five thousand years ago, who knew neither iron nor bronze and who lacked mastery of elementary rules of calculation, manage to construct enormous stone structures with a precision seldom matched even by modern architecture? By one of the world's leading Egyptologists, The Pyramids sets our knowledge of these unique,... more...

  • Patrice Lumumbaby Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    Patrice Lumumba was a leader of the independence struggle in what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as the country?s first democratically elected prime minister. After a meteoric rise in the colonial civil service and the African political elite, he became a major figure in the decolonization movement of the 1950s. Lumumba?s short... more...

  • Thomas Sankaraby Ernest Harsch

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    Thomas Sankara, often called the African Che Guevara, was president of Burkina Faso, one of the poorest countries in Africa, until his assassination during the military coup that brought down his government. Although his tenure in office was relatively short, Sankara left an indelible mark on his country?s history and development. An avowed Marxist,... more...