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- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
Vast, diverse, dynamic, and turbulent, the true nature of Africa is often obscured by its poverty-stricken image. In this controversial guide, Tom Young cuts through the emotional hype to critically analyse the continent?s political history and the factors behind its dismal economic performance. Maintaining that colonial influences are often overplayed,... more...
Africa, Its Geography, People and Products and Africa-Its Place in Modern History (The Oxford W. E. B. Du Bois)Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 16.99
Written in very accessible prose, these two booklets allowed W. E. B. Du Bois to reach a wide audience with an interest in Africa. What is so incredible about the two Africa booklets is their lasting relevance and value to the study of Africa today. Coupling Du Bois's breadth of scholarship with his passion for the subjects, the analyses in these booklets... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
Africa's Past, Our Future engages the history of the African continent through the perspective of global issues such as political instability, economic development, and climate change. Since the past may offer alternative models for thinking about our collective future, this book promotes an appreciation for African social, economic, and political... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 140.40
Besides searching book reviews, an interview with the writer Tijan M. Sallah, a full report on the 6th Ethiopian International Film Festival, and a stimulating selection of creative writing (including a showcase of recent South African poetry), this issue of Matatu offers general essays on African women?s poetry, anglophone Cameroonian literature,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 92.67
Updated in its 4th edition, The African Experience is the only interdisciplinary survey to examine this region of the world from geographic, linguistic, social, historical, and political perspectives. Drawing on research from all of the social sciences, this text captures Africa in its complex totality. The African Experience helps readers develop... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 7.99
Essential reading for anyone interested in the African continent and the diversity of human history, this Very Short Introduction looks at Africa's past and reflects on the changing ways it has been imagined and represented. Key themes in current thinking about Africa's history are illustrated with a range of fascinating historical examples, drawn... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95
The Commonwealth at Work examines the nature of the widely varied machinery which is at work within the Commonwealth trying to promote cooperation between the member countries on all levels and in many different spheres, including higher education. It describes the Commonwealth Secretariat and its functions in theory and practice, along with the Commonwealth... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 32.33
This work documents the changes that transformed Africa during the 19 th century, during the colonial period, and since African societies and states have moved toward freedom. It presents major political and economic transformations and their impact on social hierarchy and the cultural identity of African peoples. Recent literature is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe?instead of writing Africa for itself, as itself, from its own perspectives. The History of Africa redresses this by letting... more...