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New and Published Books

  1. Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa

    Five Decades of Misrule

    Edited by Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi, Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’o

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Bringing together scholars from a wide array of disciplines - including anthropology, economics, history, sociology, and political science - this volume addresses the problems of the regime change and state failure in Africa in the context of the global economy, but from a specifically African...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Revolution, Counter-Revolution and Revisionism in Postcolonial Africa

    The Case of Mozambique, 1975-1994

    By Alice Dinerman

    This groundbreaking study investigates defining themes in the field of social memory studies as they bear on the politics of post-Cold-War, post-apartheid Southern Africa. Alice Dinerman offers a detailed chronicle of the Mozambican government’s attempts to revise the country's troubled...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980

    By Myles Osborne, Susan Kingsley Kent

    Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980 tells the stories of the intertwined lives of African and British peoples over more than three centuries. In seven chapters and an epilogue, Myles Osborne and Susan Kingsley Kent explore the characters that comprised the British presence in...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: Themes in World History

    In The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History, Jeremy Black presents a compact yet comprehensive survey of slavery and its impact on the world, primarily centered on the Atlantic trade. Opening with a clear discussion of the problems of defining slavery, the book goes on to investigate the Atlantic...

    Published March 17th 2015 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 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 27th 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 12th 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 12th 2014 by Routledge