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  • 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...

  • The African Diaspora and the Disciplinesby Tejumola Olaniyan; James H. Sweet

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    Focusing on the problems and conflicts of doing African diaspora research from various disciplinary perspectives, these essays situate, describe, and reflect on the current practice of diaspora scholarship. Tejumola Olaniyan, James H. Sweet, and the international group of contributors assembled here... more...

  • Brainwashedby Tom Burrell

    Hay House 2009; US$ 15.95 US$ 13.08

    “Black people are not dark-skinned white people,” says advertising visionary Tom Burrell. In fact, they are a lot more. They are survivors of the Middle Passage and centuries of humiliation and deprivation, who have excelled against the odds, constantly making a way out of “no way!” At this point in history, the idea of black inferiority... more...

  • Literary and Sociopolitical Writings of the Black Diaspora in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuriesby Kersuze Simeon-Jones

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99

    Literary and Sociopolitical Writings of the Black Diaspora in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries examines the literary movements of the black Diaspora, dating from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, in relation to the sociopolitical movements. The book focuses on the philosophies of education embedded within the literary and sociopolitical... more...

  • The Kaiser's Holocaustby Casper Erichsen; David Olusoga

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57

    On 12 May 1883, the German flag was raised on the coast of South-West Africa, modern Namibia - the beginnings of Germany's African Empire. As colonial forces moved in , their ruthless punitive raids became an open war of extermination. Thousands of the indigenous people were killed or driven out into the desert to die. By 1905, the survivors were... more...

  • Diaspora for Development in Africaby Sonia Plaza; Dilip Ratha

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 24.99

    The diaspora of developing countries can be a potent force for development, through remittances, but more importantly, through promotion of trade, investment, knowledge and technology transfers. The book aims to consolidate research and evidence on these issues with a view to formulating policies in both sending and receiving countries. more...

  • Nubiaby Adam Woog

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00


  • Africans in Global Migrationby John A. Arthur; Joseph Takougang; Thomas Owusu

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 47.99

    This book looks at the African diasporas as a process characterized by identity transformations, lived experiences, and realities; including the capturing of the historical trends that are acted out in multiple social domains. more...

  • Settled Strangersby Gijsbert Oonk

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 38.00

    Settled Strangers aims at understanding the social, economic and political evolution of the transnational migrant community of Gujarati traders and merchants in East Africa. The history of South Asians in East Africa is neither part of the mainstream national Indian history nor that of East African history writing. This is surprising because South... more...

  • Sudan After Nimeiriby Peter Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    At the end of 1984, Sudan shot into the headlines as a result of famines, floods, locusts, political instability and civil war. In describing the collapse of Sudan's state and economy, Sudan After Nimeiri emphasises the extent of the country's current predicament and explains the difficulty of potential solutions. Amongst the issues discussed are... more...