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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 327 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. Conflict in the Nuba Mountains

    From Genocide-by-Attrition to the Contemporary Crisis in Sudan

    Edited by Samuel Totten, Amanda Grzyb

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the embattled Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, where the Government of Sudan committed "genocide by attrition" in the early 1990s and where violent conflict reignited again in 2011. A range of contributors – scholars, journalists, and activists –...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee (1819)

    By T.E. Bowdich

    First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Woman S Mysteries of a Primit Cb

    The Ibibios of South Nigeria

    By D.A. Talbot

    First Published in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Making of Rhodesia

    By Hugh Marshall Hole

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

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Eastern Libyans (1914)

    By Oric Bates

    First published in 1914, this is a systematic treatment of the people whose contribution to civilization of the Nile Valley was for so long a source of controversy....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 'Holy' Johnson, Pioneer of African Nationalism, 1836-1917

    By E.A. Ayandele

    A biography of one of the great 19th-century Africans and an insightful analysis of one of the earlier phases of African nationalism....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge