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  1. Crossing the Color Line
    "A fascinating exploration of sex across the color line in colonial Ghana. This book is a brilliant addition to the literature on sex, gender and empire." —Kwame Anthony Appiah, professor of philosophy and law,... Learn More
    Published: 2nd September 2015
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  2. Black Skin, White Coats
    "The book's greatest achievement may be its demonstration that the rise and fall of social medicine in the second half of the twentieth century is not merely a story about Europeans and Americans attempting to impose their... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 2013
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  3. African Miracle, African Mirage
    Throughout the 1960s and 70s, Ivory Coast was touted as an African miracle, a poster child for modernization and the ways that western aid and multinational corporations would develop the continent. At the same time, Marxist scholars—most... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2016
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  4. Authentically African
    "This masterful study of Belgian and Congolese collecting and exhibitions of African arts, and the murky heritage politics so implied, offers insights for understanding colonial and postcolonial histories of representation... Learn More
    Published: 25th November 2015
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  5. Diamonds in the Rough
    "This meticulous study is a must read for scholars and graduate students interested in African labor history and Portuguese colonialism. Those with an interest in (di- amond) mining will take away as much as those reading... Learn More
    Published: 10th July 2015
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  6. States of Marriage
    "A theoretically sound, gender-specific legal history through the reading of civil and criminal court records on marriage disputes in Sikasso, Mali.… The book echoes the original contribution of Nkiru Nzegwu (in Family Matters,... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2015
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  7. Who Shall Enter Paradise?
    "Shankar challenges the assumption, so common in the history of Western education and modernity, that the North is backward in both because it did not allegedly encourage the spread of education and Christianity.…The... Learn More
    Published: 5th November 2014
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  8. In Idi Amin's Shadow
    "A subtle, important, theoretically innovative, and elegantly written study that centralizes feminist thinking and shows why it matters." —Feminist Africa In Idi Amin's Shadow is a rich social history examining... Learn More
    Published: 2nd September 2014
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  9. Conjugal Rights
    "Through a judicious use of archival material from all levels of the empire…and oral interviews with approximately one hundred Gabonese, the author demonstrates that the growth of the city and the French empire cannot... Learn More
    Published: 2nd September 2014
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  10. Making Modern Girls
    —Winner of the 2015 Aidoo-Snyder Prize from the Women's Caucus of the African Studies Association—"The significance of Making Modern Girls in African studies is incontestable—it is by all standards one of... Learn More
    Published: 29th August 2014
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  11. In Step with the Times
    "The book reconstructs a history that has gone largely unwritten, achieving a panoramic vision of the simultaneously embedded and independent trajectory of mapiko…It is destined to become a classic for its unparalleled... Learn More
    Published: 21st July 2014
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  12. Violent Intermediaries
    "Overcoming methodological challenges posed by translation, memory, and frankly a scarcity of documents disclosing askari voices, Moyd sought to understand these soldiers on their own terms. As a result she explores the everyday... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2014
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  13. Nation of Outlaws, State of Violence
    "In following the paths of Cameroonian nationalists where they actually lead, Meredith Terretta's study does a number of things that no previously published histories of Cameroon's decolonization have done. " —African... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2013
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  14. The Power to Name
    • Finalist for the African Studies Association's 2014 Melville J. Herskovits Award for best book in African Studies Between the 1880s and the 1940s, the region known as British West Africa became a dynamic zone of literary... Learn More
    Published: 24th September 2013
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  15. The Krio of West Africa
    "The Krio of West Africa: Islam, Culture, Creolization, and Colonialism in the Nineteenth Century, is an engaging history of Sierra Leone that departs from previous scholarship. Taking issue with those who have tended to... Learn More
    Published: 17th September 2013
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  16. Dams, Displacement and the Delusion of Development
    • Winner of the American Historical Association's 2014 Martin A. Klein Prize in African History • Finalist for the African Studies Association's 2014 Melville J. Herskovits Award for best book in African Studies Cahora Bassa... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2013
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