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  1. The Lived Nile
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  2. The African Roots of Marijuana

    The African Roots of Marijuana

    By Chris S. Duvall

    Duke University Press Books

    In this authoritative history of cannabis in Africa, Chris S. Duvall challenges what readers thought they knew about cannabis by correcting widespread myths, outlining its relationship to slavery and colonialism, and highlighting... Learn More
    Published: 31st May 2019
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. Women of the Midan
    In Women of the Midan, Sherine Hafez demonstrates how women were a central part of revolutionary process of the Arab Spring. Women not only protested in the streets of Cairo, they demanded democracy, social justice, and renegotiation... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  4. The Lure of Authoritarianism
    The works collected in The Lure of Authoritarianism consider the normative appeal of authoritarianism in light of the 2011 popular uprisings in the Middle East. Despite what seemed to be a popular revolution toward more democratic... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £32.00
  5. African Cinema and Human Rights
    African Cinema and Human Rights is an interdisciplinary look at the role of moving images in human rights struggles through the lens of African cinema.... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £29.99
  6. Modernist Art in Ethiopia
    If modernism initially came to Africa through colonial contact, what does Ethiopia’s inimitable historical condition—its independence save for five years under Italian occupation—mean for its own modernist tradition?... Learn More
    Published: 11th February 2019
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £32.00
  7. Converging on Cannibals
    In Converging on Cannibals, Jared Staller demonstrates that one of the most terrifying discourses used during the era of transatlantic slaving—cannibalism—was co-produced by Europeans and Africans. When these people from vastly... Learn More
    Published: 4th February 2019
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  8. Swahili Muslim Publics and Postcolonial Experience
    Swahili Muslim Publics and Postcolonial Experience is an exploration of the ideas and public discussions that have shaped and defined the experience of Kenyan coastal Muslims. Focusing on Kenyan postcolonial history, Kai Kresse... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  9. The Deepest Border
    In the mid-nineteenth century, as European navies learned to neutralize piracy, new patterns of circulation and settlement became possible in the western Mediterranean. The Deepest Border tells the story of how a borderland society... Learn More
    Published: 25th December 2018
    Hardback | £56.00
  10. The Wolf at Number 4
    When Desire Mensah, a disgraced school teacher in her thirties, meets Wolfgang “Wolf” Ofori, an eleven-year-old genius, a strange friendship develops between them. Set in 1990s Ghana, The Wolf at Number 4 is a chilling and... Learn More
    Published: 17th December 2018
    Hardback | £26.99
    Paperback | £14.99
  11. Fugitive Modernities
    Jessica A. Krug traces the history and meaning of Kisama—a seventeenth-century fugitive slave community located in present-day Angola—by showing how it operated as a inspirational global symbol of resistance for fugitives... Learn More
    Published: 7th December 2018
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  12. Love, Sex, and Desire in Modern Egypt
    Cairo is a city obsessed with honor and respectability—and love affairs. Sara, a working-class woman, has an affair with a married man and becomes pregnant, only to be abandoned by him; Ayah and Zeid, a respectably engaged couple,... Learn More
    Published: 23rd November 2018
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  13. A Short History of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart
    In the accessible and concise A Short History of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, Terri Ochiagha asks new questions and brings wider attention to unfamiliar but crucial elements of the story, including new insights into questions... Learn More
    Published: 12th November 2018
    Paperback | £10.99
  14. Boko Haram

    Boko Haram

    Written by Brandon Kendhammer and Carmen McCain

    Series Ohio Short Histories of Africa

    Ohio University Press

    Published: 12th November 2018
    Paperback | £10.99
  15. An Intimate Rebuke
    In this ethnography of female empowerment, Laura S. Grillo offers new perspectives on how elder West African women deploy an ancient ritual in which they dance naked and slap their genitals and bare breasts to protest abuses of... Learn More
    Published: 9th November 2018
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  16. Mapping Modernisms
    Published: 9th November 2018
    Hardback | £88.00
    Paperback | £23.99
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