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Forthcoming African History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Post-colonial struggles for a democratic Southern Africa

    Legacies of Liberation

    Edited by Carolyn Bassett, Marlea Clarke

    National liberation, one of the grand narratives of the twentieth century, has left a weighty legacy of unfulfilled dreams. This book explores the ongoing struggle for legitimate, accountable political leaders in postcolonial Southern Africa, focusing on dilemmas arising when ex-liberation...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A Residence at Sierra Leone

    Described from a Journal Kept on the Spot and from Letters Written to Friends at Home.

    By Elizabeth Helen Melville

    First published in 1849, this is an account of the public and private lives of the Sierra Leoneans at that time....

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003)

    Edited by E. Ann McDougall

    Engaging with a Legacy shows how Nehemia Levtzion shaped our understanding of Islam in Africa and influenced successive scholarly generations in their approach to Islamization, conversion and fundamentalism. The book illuminates his work, career and family life – including his own ‘life vision’ on...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Native Races and Their Rulers Cb

    Sketches and Studies of Official Life and Administrative Problems in Niger

    By Charles Lindsay Temple

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

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Narrative Expedition Inter Afric

    By the River Niger in the Steam Vessels Quorra and Alburkah in 1832/33/34

    By MacGregor Laird, R.A.K. Oldfield

    First Published in 1971. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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....

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Travels Through Central Africa to Timbuctoo and Across the Great Desert to Morocco, 1824-28

    to Morocco, 1824-28

    By Rene Caillie

    Rene Caillie was the first European who penetrated to Timbuctoo and returned to communicate the information he had collected. This account was first published in 1830, and records observations of a journey of 4500 miles, of which 3000 were hitherto unknown to Europeans....

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Dahomey and the Dahomans

    Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey and Residence at His Capital in the Years 1849 and 1850

    By Fredrick E. Forbes

    According to Forbes the object of these Journals is "to illustrate the dreadful slave hunts and savages, the annihilations and exterminations consequent on this trade", with the aim of encouraging the British public in its efforts to end slavery....

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Towards Nationhood in West Africa

    Thoughts of Young Africa Addressed to Young Britain

    By William De Graft, J. Johnson

    This volume is based on a series of lectures Dr. Johnson addressed to the 'youth of Britain'....

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Gambia Colony and Protectorate

    An Official Handbook

    By Frances Bisset Archer

    This volume comprises a broad history of the Gambia, followed by extensive practical and statistical information. First published in 1906, it remains a source of historical data and interest....

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge