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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 326 new and published books in the subject of African History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Africa and the Africans in the Nineteenth Century: A Turbulent History

    A Turbulent History

    By Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, Mary Baker

    Most histories seek to understand modern Africa as a troubled outcome of nineteenth century European colonialism, but that is only a small part of the story. In this celebrated book, beautifully translated from the French edition, the history of Africa in the nineteenth century unfolds from the...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    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...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Rise of British West Africa

    By Claude George

    First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Among the Wild Ngoni

    By W.A.L. Elmslie

    In 1875 the Livingstonia Mission landed on the west shore of Lake Nyasa. The first advance of the missionaries into Ngoniland was in 1878, and this 1899 work describes the enforced setting up of the mission among the Ngoni people, warriors of the Zulu race....

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Native Tribes of South West Africa

    By L. Fourie, C.H. Hahn, V. Vedder

    This text includes short sketches of each of the principal tribes of South-West Africa, showing their state of development, their mode of living and how they differ from each other....

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Life, Wanderings and Labours in Eastern Africa

    With an Account of the First Successful Ascent of the Equatorial Snow Mountain, Kilima Njaro and Remarks Upon East African Slavery

    By Charles New

    A history of East Africa and its people, 20 years before the main period of European penetration....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Journal of Captain Cook S Las Cb

    Jnl Capt Cooks Last Vo

    By John, Rickman

    First published in 1967...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Kilimanjaro and Its People

    A History of Wachagga, their Laws, Customs and Legends, Together with Some

    By Charles Dundas

    First published in 1924, this account was written by a Senior Commissioner of the Tanganyika Territory....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Garenganze or Seven Years Pioneer Mission Work in Central Africa

    By Frederick Stanley Arnot

    Frederich Stanley Arnot was among the first of the Plymouth Brethren to take the gospel to Africa in the late 19th-century missionary expansion across the Kalahari desert, opening Protestant missions in Barotseland, Angola and Katanga in the 1880s....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. West African Studies

    By Mary Kingsley

    Contains important eye-witness accounts by English traders who had many years experience in the Delta area....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge


Forthcoming Books

  1. Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee (1819)
    By T.E. Bowdich
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  2. Woman S Mysteries of a Primit Cb: The Ibibios of South Nigeria
    By D.A. Talbot
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  3. The Making of Rhodesia
    By Hugh Marshall Hole
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  4. The Eastern Libyans (1914)
    By Oric Bates
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  5. 'Holy' Johnson, Pioneer of African Nationalism, 1836-1917
    By E.A. Ayandele
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014

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