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  • We Only Come Here to Struggleby Berida Ndambuki; Claire Cone Robertson

    Indiana University Press 2000; US$ 14.99

    Here is the life history of Berida Ndambuki, a Kenyan woman trader born in 1936, who speaks movingly of her experiences under the turbulences of late British colonialism and independence. A poverty survivor, Berida overcame patriarchal constraints to reclaim the rights to her labor, her body, and her spirit. She invokes a many-faceted picture of central... more...

  • (Re)membering Kenya Vol 2by George Gona; Mbugua wa-Mungai

    Twaweza Communications 2013; US$ 32.30

    Out of the first series of public lectures titled (Re) membering Kenya organised by the Volume editors together with Twaweza Communications and supported by the Goethe Institut Kenya, The Ford Foundation and the Institute for International Education, and whose key outcome was the publication of Remembering Kenya Vol.1 (2010) grew a second round of... more...

  • Plural Medical Systems In The Horn Of Africa: The Legacy Of Sheikh Hippocratesby Slikkerveer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • When Victims Become Killersby Mahmood Mamdani

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    "When we captured Kigali, we thought we would face criminals in the state; instead, we faced a criminal population." So a political commissar in the Rwanda Patriotic Front reflected after the 1994 massacre of as many as one million Tutsis in Rwanda. Underlying his statement is the realization that, though ordered by a minority of state functionaries,... more...

  • The Franco-Mauritian Eliteby Tijo Salverda

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    Mauritian independence in 1968 marked the end of a regime favorable to the Franco-Mauritians, the island's white colonial elite. Now, in postcolonial Mauritius, this group is faced with a much more diverse power constellation and often feels in competition with others vying for their privileges. Though this is a clear departure from the colonial heydays,... more...

  • Email from Ngetiby James H. Smith; Ngeti Mwadime

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Email from Ngeti is a captivating story of sorcery, redemption, and transnational friendship in the globalized twenty-first century. When the anthropologist James Smith returns to Kenya to begin fieldwork for a new research project, he meets Ngeti Mwadime, a young man from the Taita Hills who is as interested in the United States as Smith is in Taita.... more...

  • Kagameby François Soudan

    Enigma Books 2015; US$ 20.99

    President of Rwanda for the past thirteen years, Paul Kagame explains his role in the country’s history and its future more...

  • Taifaby James R. Brennan

    Ohio University Press 2012; US$ 32.99

    Taifa is a story of African intellectual agency, but it is also an account of how nation and race emerged out of the legal, social, and economic histories in one major city, Dar es Salaam. more...

  • Violent Intermediariesby Michelle R. Moyd

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 32.99

    The askari , African soldiers recruited in the 1890s to fill the ranks of the German East African colonial army, occupy a unique space at the intersection of East African history, German colonial history, and military history. more...

  • Federalism in South Asiaby Mahendra Prasad Singh; Veena Kukreja

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    This book is one of the first in-depth and systematic studies on the functioning and aspiring federations of South Asia. It examines how federal dynamics in India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka are impinged on by the nature of their specific constitutions; their societal, political and cultural fabrics; composition of power elites and ruling classes;... more...