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  • Colloquial Yorubaby Antonia Yetunde Folarin Schleicher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Colloquial Yoruba: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Yoruba as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed... more...

  • Traveling Conceptualizationsby Andrea Hollington

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 158.00

    Traveling Conceptualizations is a monograph which is concerned with African cultural conceptualizations in Jamaican. It contributes to the study of Transatlantic relations between Africa and Jamaica, and in particular to the understanding of African influences in Jamaican linguistic practices. The book constitutes a first study of these phenomena... more...

  • The Story of Swahiliby John M. Mugane

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    Swahili, or more properly Kiswahili, was once an obscure littoral dialect of an East African Bantu language. Today more than one hundred million people use Swahili, making it one of the few truly international languages: Swahili is to eastern and central Africa what English is to the world. How this came about and why, of all African languages, it... more...

  • Die Artefakte der Götter - Shimabara-Götterlandby Michael Bartsch

    tredition 2015; US$ 3.71

    Fortsetzung der Fantasy-Reihe: Die Artefakte der Götter. Zweites Buch, Teil 2, Shimabara - Götterland Mit Hilfe des Psychologen Maik Barthels kehrt Reneé auf die Ebene Niihama zurück. Nach vielen Kämpfen, die sie mit ihren Gefährten besteht, schafft sie es, die freien Völker der Ebene zu versöhnen. Selbst die Jahrtausende alte Fehde mit dem Alten Volk... more...

  • Rethinking African Cultural Productionby Kenneth W. Harrow; Frieda Ekotto

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    Frieda Ekotto, Kenneth W. Harrow, and an international group of scholars set forth new understandings of the conditions of contemporary African cultural production in this forward-looking volume. Arguing that it is impossible to understand African cultural productions without knowledge of the structures of production, distribution, and reception that... more...

  • Deep in the Valley of Tea Bowlsby Kathy Kituai; Fergus Stewart

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2015; US$ 9.00

    What do a poet and a potter have in common? Isn’t the daily task of working with clay, be it plugging, glazing or trimming pots ready to be fired in the kiln much the same as writing zero drafts in a journal and moulding these entries into poetry for publication? After many years of taking notes at Fergus Stewart’s pottery studios, Kathy... more...

  • Manding-English Dictionaryby Valentin Vydrine

    MeaBooks Inc 2015; US$ 37.00

    Manding is a common name for several closely related languages in West Africa: Maninka (or Malinke), Bamana (or Bambara), Jula, Mandinka, Xasonka, etc., spoken by up to 40 million people. In this dictionary, forms of Malian Bamana and Guinean Maninka are included. The polysemy of words is represented in all details, the senses are represented hierarchically.... more...

  • Death and the King?s Grey Hair and Other Playsby Denja Abdullahi

    Kraft Books 2014; US$ 18.00

    Death and the King?s Grey Hair and Other Plays is a collection of three plays, ?Death and the King?s Grey Hair,? ?Truce with the Devil,? and ?Fringe Benefits,? which are all experimental plays from the early period of the writing career of Denja Abdullahi, who is presently renowned as a poet of populist expressions. ?Death and the King?s Grey Hair?... more...

  • The Fourth Masqueradeby Ebi Yeibo

    Kraft Books 2014; US$ 18.00

    As one of the most important Nigerian poets who continue to write the nation in verse, Yeibo, in this fifth collection of poems, has strategically fashioned a kind of poetry that does not only derive its idiom from the prosody and folk tradition of the Izon of Nigeria, it equally advances the poet?s vision through form and structure. His recourse to... more...

  • Japanese Women Poets: An Anthologyby Hiroaki Sato

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Throughout history, Japanese women have excelled in poetry - from the folk songs of the Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters) compiled in 712 and the court poetry of the 9th to the 14th centuries, on through the age of haikai and kanshi to the 19th century, into the contemporary period when books of women's poems have created a sensation.This anthology... more...