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  1. Finding Dr. Livingstone
    In 1871, journalist Henry M. Stanley embarked on a search for the famous explorer Dr. David Livingstone. In 1872, Stanley returned with the story of how he had found Livingstone near Lake Tanganyika, restored his health, and resupplied... Learn More
    Published: 29th April 2020
    Hardback | £68.00
  2. Safari Nation
    Safari Nation tells the history of the Kruger National Park through a black perspective, helping explain why Africa’s national parks—often derided by scholars as colonial impositions—survived the end of white rule on the... Learn More
    Published: 21st April 2020
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  3. Ending Gender-Based Violence
    South African women's still-increasing presence in local, provincial, and national institutions has inspired sweeping legislation aimed at advancing women's rights and opportunity. Yet the country remains plagued by sexual assault,... Learn More
    Published: 16th April 2020
    Hardback | £88.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  4. The Cape Cod Bicycle War
    The Cape Cod Bicycle War and Other Stories is Billy Kahora’s long-awaited debut collection. Stories in this volume have appeared in Granta and McSweeney’s and have been shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing.... Learn More
    Published: 17th March 2020
    Paperback | £18.99
  5. When There Was No Aid
    For all of the doubts raised about the effectiveness of international aid in advancing peace and development, there are few examples of developing countries that are even relatively untouched by it. Sarah G. Phillips's When There... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2020
    Hardback | £31.00
  6. Naked Agency
    Naminata Diabate explores how the deployment of defiant nakedness by mature women in Africa challenges longstanding assumptions about women's political agency.... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2020
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Affective Trajectories
    The contributors to Affective Trajectories examine the mutual and highly complex entwinements between religion and affect in urban Africa in the early twenty-first century, tracing the myriad ways religious ideas, practices, and... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2020
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  8. Afrotopia


    Written by Felwine Sarr, Translated by Drew S. Burk

    Series Univocal

    University of Minnesota Press

    Published: 3rd March 2020
    Paperback | £19.99
  9. Autochthonomies
    In Autochthonomies, Myriam J. A. Chancy engages readers in an interpretive journey. She lays out a radical new process that invites readers to see creations by artists of African descent as legible within the context of African... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2020
    Hardback | £88.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. Exodus


    Written by ‘Gbenga Adeoba, Foreword by Kwame Dawes

    Series African Poetry Book

    UNP - Nebraska

    Winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry, the collection Exodus explores themes of migration—both forced and free—and of memory, transition, and the intersections between the imagined and the historic.... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2020
    Paperback | £13.99
  11. ‘mamaseko
    Named after the poet’s mother, ‘mamaseko is a collection of introspective lyrics and other poems dealing with the intersections of blood relationships and related identities.  ... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2020
    Paperback | £13.99
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    PDF | £15.99
  12. Sacrament of Bodies
    In the poetry collection Sacrament of Bodies, Romeo Oriogun examines queerness in Nigerian society, masculinity, and the place of memory in grief and survival.  ... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2020
    Paperback | £13.99
  13. Alternative Globalizations
    Globalization has become synonymous with the seemingly unfettered spread of capitalist multinationals, but this focus on the West and western economies ignores the wide variety of globalizing projects that sprang up in the socialist... Learn More
    Published: 11th February 2020
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £40.00
  14. Unfixed
    Jennifer Bajorek traces the relationship between photography and decolonial politics in Francophone west Africa in the years immediately leading up to and following independence from French colonial rule in 1960, showing how photography... Learn More
    Published: 7th February 2020
    Hardback | £90.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  15. Beneath the Surface
    Lynn M. Thomas constructs a transnational history of skin lighteners in South Africa and beyond, theorizing skin and skin color as a site for antiracist struggle and lighteners as a technology of visibility that both challenges... Learn More
    Published: 10th January 2020
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  16. Acting Egyptian
    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, during the “protectorate” period of British occupation in Egypt—theaters and other performance sites were vital for imagining, mirroring, debating, and shaping competing... Learn More
    Published: 30th December 2019
    Hardback | £40.00
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