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  1. Aall, Pamela and Chester A. Crocker (eds.). 2017. The Fabric of Peace in Africa: Looking beyond the State. Waterloo, Ontario: Centre for International Governance Innovation. 370 pp.
  2. Abebe, Semahagn Gashu. 2014. The Last Post-Cold War Socialist Federation: Ethnicity, Ideology and Democracy in Ethiopia. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Co.
  3. Adebajo, Adekeye. 2016. Thabo Mbeki. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press. 187 pp.
  4. Akeredolu, Olusina. 2016. The Indigenous African Criminal Justice System for the Modern World. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. 292 pp.
  5. Akhtar, Iqbal. 2016. The Khoja of Tanzania: Discontinuities of a Postcolonial Religious Identity. Leiden and Boston: Brill Publishers. 226 pp.
  6. Amtaika, Alexius (ed.). 2017. The Democratization of Africa: Dynamics and Trends. Austin, TX: Pan-African University Press. 401 pp.
  7. Archambault, Julie Soleil. 2017. Mobile Secrets: Youth, Intimacy, and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. 183 pp.
  8. Ball, Jeremy. 2015. Angola’s Colossal Lie: Forced Labor on a Sugar Plantation, 1913-1977. Leiden and Boston: Brill Publishers. 199 pp.
  9. Bank, Andrew. 2016. Pioneers of the Field: South Africa’s Women Anthropologists. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 319 pp.
  10. Benti, Getahun. 2017. Urban Growth in Ethiopia, 1887-1974: From the Foundation of Finfinnee to the Demise of the First Imperial Era. Lanham, Maryland; The Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group Inc. 213 pp.
  11. Berman,Nina. 2017. Germans on the Kenyan Coast: Land, Charity and Romance. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. 268 pp.
  12. Bergh, Sylvia I. 2017.The Politics of Development in Morocco: Local Governance and Participation in North Africa. I.B Tauris & Co. Ltd. 340 pp.
  13. Bickford-Smith, Vivian. 2016. The Emergence of the South African Metropolis: Cities and Identities in the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 340 pp.
  14. Birmingham, David. 2015. A Short History of Modern Angola. New York: Oxford University Press. 159 pp.
  15. Bjerk, Paul. 2017. Julius Nyerere. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press. 167 pp.
  16. Bjork, Stephanie R. 2017. Somalis Abroad: Clan and Everyday Life in Finland. Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield: University of Illinois Press. 196 pp.
  17. Boje, John. 2015. An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War. Urbana, Chicago and Springfield: University of Illinois Press. 243 pp.
  18. Brown, Julian. 2016. The Road to Soweto: Resistance and the Uprising of 16 June 1976. Suffolk, Rochester, Johannesburg: James Currey Publisher. 204 pp.
  19. Cakaj, Ledio. 2016.When the Walking Defeats You: One Man’s Journey as Joseph Kony’s Bodyguard.London: Zed Books Ltd. 402 pp.
  20. Calkins, Sandra. 2016. Who Knows Tomorrow?: Uncertainty in Northeastern Sudan. New York and Oxford: Berghan Books. 269 pp.
  21. Cann, John P. 2016. The Fuzileiros: Portuguese Marines in Africa 1961-1974.Solihull, West Midlands, England: Helion & Company, Ltd. 64 pp.
  22. Carotenuto, M. Katherine Luongo.2016. Obama and Kenya: Contested Histories and Politics of Belonging. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press. 240 pp.
  23. Carrier, Neil.2016. Little Mogadishu: Eastleigh, Nairobi’s Global Somali Hub. New York: Oxford University Press.313 pp.
  24. Chabal, Patrick & Toby Green. 2016. Guinea- Bissau: Micro-State to Narco-State. London: C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd. 290 pp.
  25. Chapman, Rico Devara.2016. Student Resistance to Apartheid at The University of Fort Hare: Freedom Now, A Degree Tomorrow. Lanham, Boulder, New York, London: Lexington Books. 135 pp
  26. Cheney, E. Kristen. 2017.Crying for our Elders :African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS. London: University of Chicago Press Ltd. 239 pp.
  27. Chude-Sokei, Louis. 2016. The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics. Middletown, Connecticut. Wesleyan University Press. 267 pp.
  28. Clapham, Christopher. 2017. The Horn of Africa: State Formation and Decay. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 224 pp.
  29. Cleveland, Todd. 2015. Diamonds in the Rough: Corporate Paternalism and African Professionalism on the Mines of Colonial Angola, 1917-1975. Athens: Ohio University Press. 305 pp.
  30. Cohen,Joshua I, Sandrine Colard and Giulla Paoletti (eds.).2017.The Expanded Subject: New perspectives in Photographic Portraiture from Africa. Hirmer Publishers.128 pp.
  31. Comaroff, John and Jean Comaroff. 2016. The Truth About Crime: Sovereignty, Knowledge, Social Order. London: University of Chicago Press.347 pp.
  32. Collier, Delinda. 2016. Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information, Colonialism and Angolan Art. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 253 pp.
  33. Conrad, David C. 2016. Sunjata: A New Prose Version. Indianapolis, Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 140 pp.
  34. Copnall, James. 2017. A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts: Sudan and South Sudan’s Bitter and Incomplete Divorce. London: Hurst. 317 pp.
  35. Davidson Joanna. 2016. Sacred Rice: An Ethnography of Identity, Environment and Development in Rural West Africa. New York, Oxford. Oxford University Press. 249 pp.
  36. Debos, Marielle. 2016. Living by the gun in Chad: Combatants, Impunity and State Formation.London: Zed Books Ltd. 239 pp.
  37. Denham, Aaro R. 2017. Spirit Children: Illness, Poverty and Infanticide in Northern Ghana. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. 217 pp.
  38. Dewulf, Jeroen. 2017. The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America’s Dutch-Owned Slaves. University Press of  Mississippi.281 pp.
  39. Dima, Vlad. 2017. Sonic Space in Djibril Diop Mambety’s Films. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. 232 pp.
  40. Echtler, Magnus and Asonzeh Ukah, eds. 2016. Bourdiue in Africa: Exploring the Dynamics of Religious Fields. Leiden: Brill Books.  274 pp.
  41. Emenyonu, Ernest N. (ed.). 2017. A Companion to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Suffolk, UK: James Currey. 300 pp.
  42. Ephirim-Donkor, Anthony. 2015. The Making of an African King: Patrilineal and Matrilineal Struggle among the Awutu (Effutu) of Ghana. Lanham: University Press of America, Inc. 275 pp
  43. Esacove, Anne.2016. Modernizing Sexuality: U.S HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa. New York: Oxford University Press.197 pp.
  44. Falola, Toyin. 2016. Nigerian Political Modernity and Postcolonial Predicaments. Austin, TX: Pan-African University Press.480 pp.
  45. Falola, Toyin and Bola Dauda. 2017. Decolonizing Nigeria, 1945-1960: Politics, Power, and Personalities. Austin, TX: Pan-African University Press. 612 pp.
  46. Falola, Toyin and Jamaine Abidogun (eds.). 2017. Issues in African Political Economies. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. 402 pp.
  47. Falola, Toyin and Wanjala S. Nasong’o (eds.). 2016. Contentious Politics in Africa: Identity, Conflict, and Social Change. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. 354 pp.
  48. Fardon, Richard & La Rouge Senga. 2017. Learning from the curse: Sembene’s Xala.C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd. 133 pp.
  49. Filippelo, Marcus.2017. The Nature of the Path: Reading A West African Road.Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.217 pp.
  50. Fleisch, Axel and Rhiannon Stephens. 2016. Doing Conceptual History in Africa. New York: Berghahn Books. 243 pp.
  51. Fraiture, Pierre-Philippe, Daniel Orrells (eds) . 2016. The Mudimbe Reader. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press. 239 pp.
  52. Fwatshak, Sati U. (ed.). 2017. The Transformation of Central Nigeria: Essays in Honor of Toyin Falola. Austin, TX: Pan-African University Press. 485 pp.
  53. Gallagher, Julia (ed.). 2017. Images of Afria: Creation, Negotiation and Subversion. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press. 203 pp.
  54. Gill, Peter. 2016. Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges. London: Zed Books. 310 pp.
  55. Hargrove, Jarvis L. 2015. The Political Economy of the Interior Gold Coast: The Asante and the Era of Legitimate Trading, 1807-1875. Lanham: Lexington Books. 215 pp.
  56. Hiribarren,Vincent. 2017. A History Borno : Trans-Saharan African Empire to Failing Nigerian State. C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd. 311 pp.
  57. Hirson, Denis, ed. 2015. In the Heat of Shadows: South African Poetry 1996-2013. Grahamstown, South Africa: Deep South.
  58. Hunt, Swanee. 2017. Rwandan Women Rising. Durham and London: Duke University Press. 392 pp.
  59. Huttenbach, Laura Lee P. 2015. The Boy is Gone: Conversations with a Mau Mau General. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press. 256 pp.
  60. Isòla. Akínwùmí. 2016. Treasury of Childhood Memories. Trans. Pamela J. Olubunmi Smith. Austin, TX: Pan-African University Press. 192 pp.
  61. Iyioha, Irehobhude O. and Remigus N. Nwabueze, eds. 2015. Comparative Health Law and Policy: Critical Perspectives on Nigerian and Global Health Law. Farnham, Surrey, UK and Burlington, VT: Ashgate. 336 pp.
  62. Johnson, Douglas H.2016. The Root Causes of Sudan’s Civil Wars: Old Wars and New Wars. Rochester, New York: James Currey.252 pp.
  63. Jorge Canizares-Esguerra, Matt D. Childs, James Sidbury (eds.). 2013.The Black Urban Atlantic in the Age of Slave Trade. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 371 pp.
  64. Kjerland, Kirsten Alsaker and Bjorn Enge Bertelsen (eds). 2015. Navigating Colonial Orders: Norwegian Entrepreneurship in Africa and Oceania. Berghahn Books: New York and Oxford. 395 pp.
  65. Kominko, Maja, ed. 2015. From Dust to Digital: Ten Years of the Endangered Archives Programme. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers. 759 pp.
  66. Koopman, Adrian. 2015. Zulu Plant Names. Pietermaritzburg: KwaZulu-Natal Press. 324 pp.
  67. Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya A. Kurian & Debashish Munshi. 2016. Feminist Futures :Reimagining Women, Culture and Development. London : Zed Books. 499 pp.
  68. Kyker, Jennifer W.2016. Oliver Mtukudzi: Living Tuku Music in Zimbabwe. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. 290 pp.
  69. Leigh, Lamin and Ali Mansoor (eds.). 2016. Africa on the Move: Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States. Washington, DC: international Monetary Fund. 170 pp.
  70. Lis, Daniel, William F.S. Miles and Tudor Parfitt (eds).2016. In the Shadows of Moses: New Jewish Movements in Africa and the Diaspora. Los Angeles, California: African Academic Press
  71. Lombard, Louisa. 2016. State of Rebellion: Violence and Intervention in Central African Republic. London: Zed Books. 287 pp.
  72. Longair, Sarah. 2015. Cracks in the Dome: Fractured Histories of Empire in the Zanzibar Museum, 1897-1964. Burlington VT: Ashgate Publishing Company
  73. Lorway, Robert. 2015. Namibia’s Rainbow Project: Gay Rights in an African Nation. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. 155 pp.
  74. Lovejoy. Paul E. 2016. Jihad in West Africa: During the Age of Revolutions. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press. 396 pp.
  75. MacArthur, Julie. 2016. Cartography and the Political Imagination: Mapping Community in Colonial Kenya. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press. 340 pp.
  76. Magaziner, Daniel. 2016.The Art of Life in South Africa. Athens: Ohio University Press .377 pp.
  77. Maxwell, Daniel and Nisar Majid. 2016. Famine in Somalia: Competing Imperatives Collective Failures, 2011-2012. New York: Oxford University Press. 269 pp.
  78. M’bayo, Tamba. 2016. Muslim Interpreters in Colonial Senegal, 1850-1920: Mediations of Knowledge and Power in the Lower and Middle Senegal River Valley. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 234 pp.
  79. Meier, Prita. 2016. Swahili Port Cities: The Architecture of Elsewhere. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. 230 pp.
  80. Mimiko, N. Oluwafemi. 2017. Getting our Universities Back on Track: Reflections and Governance Paradigms from My Vice-Chancellorship. Austin, TX: Pan-African University Press. 513 pp.
  81. Munro, Martin, ed. 2016. The Haunted Tropics: Caribbean Ghost Stories. Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press. 215 pp.
  82. Myhre, Knut Christian. 2016. Cutting and Connecting: ‘Afrinesian’ Perspective on Networks, Relationality, and Exchange. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 162 pp.
  83. Ndaliko, Cherie Rivers. 2016. Necessary Noise: Music,Film and Charitable Imperialism in the East of Congo. New York: Oxford University Press. 285 pp.
  84. Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Sabelo J. and Siphamandla Zondi (eds). 2016. Decolonizing the University, Knowledge Systems and Disciplines in Africa. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. 285 pp.
  85. Ntarangwi, Mwenda. 2016. The Street is my Pulpit: Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. 180 pp.
  86. O’Fahey, R.S. 2017. Darfur and The British. New York: Oxford University Press. 347 pp.
  87. Oloya, Opiyo. 2016. Black Hawks Rising: The story of Amisom’s Successful War against Somali insurgents, 2007-2014. West Midlands : Helion and Company. 262 pp.
  88. Pavlakis, Dean. 2015. British Humanitarianism and the Congo Reform Movement, 1896-1913. Farnham and Burlington, VT; Ashgate Publshers. 308 pp.
  89. Piot, Charles (ed.). 2016. Doing Development in West Africa: A Reader by and for Undergraduates. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 232 pp.
  90. Plaut, Martin. 2016. Understanding Eritrea: Inside Africa’s Most Repressive State. New York: Oxford University Press. 253 pp.
  91. Posthumus, Bram. 2016. Guinea: Masks, Music and Minerals.C. Hurst and Co. Publishers Ltd. 273 pp.
  92. Prince, Ruth and Hannah Brown. (eds.). 2016. Volunteer Economies: The Politcis and Ethics of Voluntary Labour in Africa. Woodbridge, Suffolk and Rochester, NY: James Currey. 270 pp.
  93. Razy, Elodie and Marie Rodet. 2016. Children on the Move in Africa: Past & Present Experiences of Migration. Suffolk: James Currey Publishers. 241 pp.
  94. Robinson, Rachel Sullivan. 2017. Intimate Interventions in Glbal Health.: Family Planning and HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 279 pp.
  95. Roessler, Philip. 2016. Ethnic Politics and State Power: The Logic of the Coup-Civil War Trap.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 389 pp.
  96. Roessler,Philip and Harry Verhoeven. 2016. Why Comrades Go To War: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa’s Deadliest Conflict. New York: Oxford University Press. 483 pp.
  97. Rolandsen, Øystein H. and M.W. Daly. 2016. A History of South Sudan: From Slavery to Independence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. xix, 171 pp.
  98. Rossi, Benedetta (ed.). 2016. Reconfiguring Slavery: West African Trajectories. 2nd ed. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. xvii, 237 pp.
  99. Rotberg, Robert I. 2017. The Corruption Cure: How Citizens & Leaders Can Combat Graft. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press. 384 pp.
  100. Scully Pamela. 2016. Ohio Short Histories of Africa: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Athens: Ohio University Press. 128 pp.
  101. Shanguhyia, Martin S. 2015. Population, Tradition, and Environmental Control in Colonial Kenya. Rochester: University of Rochester Press. 323 pp.
  102. Shutt, Allison K. 2015 Manners Make a Nation: Racial Etiquette in Southern Rhodesia, 1910-1963. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press. 245 pp.
  103. Skinner, Ryan Thomas. 2015. Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press. 233 pp.
  104. Sparks, Randy J. 2016. Africans in the Old South: Mapping Exceptional Lives across the Atlantic World. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.  204 pp.
  105. Steytler, Nico and Yash Pal-Ghai (eds.). 2015. Kenyan-South African Dialogue on Devolution. Claremont: Juta and Company (pty) Ltd. 498 pp.
  106. Stiles, Erin E. and Katrina Daly Thomppson, eds. 2016. Gendered Lives in the Western Indian Ocean: Islam, Marriage, and Sexuality on the Swahili Coast. Athens: Ohio University Press. 406 pp.
  107. Strother, Z.S. 2016. Humor and Violence: Seeing Europeans in Central African Art. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. 344 pp.
  108. Swidler, Ann & Watkins, Susan Cotts. 2017. A Fraught Embrace: The Romance and Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. 279 pp.
  109. Tabensky, Pedro and Sally Matthews (eds.). 2015. Being at Home: Race, Institutional Culture and Trnsformation at South African Higher Education Institutions. Scottsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. 322 pp.
  110. Takada, Akira. 2015. Narratives on San Ethnicity: The Cultural and Ecological Foundations of Lifeworld among the !Xun of North-Central Namibia. Melbourne: Trans-Pacific Press. 216 pp.
  111. Trakadas, Athena. 2015. Fish-Salting in the Northwest Maghreb in Antiquity: A Gazetteer of Sites and Resources. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd. 159 pp.
  112. Twagilimana, Aimable. 2016. Historical Dictionary of Rwanda; Second Edition. Lanham & Boulder: Rowman & Littlefield. 310 pp.
  113. Ugor, Paul. Nollywood: Popular Culture and Narratives of Youth Struggles in Nigeria. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. 174 pp.
  114. Urban-Mead, Wendy. 2015. The Gender of Piety: Family, Faith and Colonial Rule in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe. Athens: Ohio University Press. 324 pp.
  115. Uwakweh, Pauline Ada (ed.).2017. African Women: Literary Discourse in War and Conflict Under Fire. Lexington Books.199 pp.
  116. Van Dalen, Dorrit. 2016. Doubt, Scholarship and Society in 17th Century Sudanic Africa. Boston: Brill. 317 pp.
  117. Vigneswaran, Darshan and Joel Quirk, eds. 2015. Mobility Makes States: Migration and Power in Africa. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 303 pp.
  118. Volpi, Frédéric. 2017. Revolution and Authoritarianism in North Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 232 pp.
  119. Wamagatta, Evanson N. 2016. Controversial Chiefs in Colonial Kenya: The Untold Story of Senior Chief Waruhiu Wa Kung’u, 1890-1952. Lanham: Lexington Books. 189 pp.
  120. Warner-Lewis, Maureen. 2015. Guinea’s Other Suns: The African Dynamic in Trinidad Culture. Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press. 294 pp.
  121. Werbner, Pnina. 2014. The Making of an African Working Class: Politics, Law, and Cultural Protest in the Manual Workers’ Union of Botswana. London: Pluto Press. 306 pp.
  122. Watt, Nigel. 2016. Burundi: The Biography of a Small African Country. London: Hurst & Company Publishers. 279 pp.
  123. Woldu, Dawit O. and Irvin Bromall. 2017. Faces of Oppression and the Price of Justice: A Woman’s Journey from Eritrea to Saudi Arabia and then the United States. 2017. Trenton, NJ: The Red Sea Press. 189 pp.
  124. Young, Hershini Bhana. 2017. Illegible Will: Coercive Spectacles of Labor in South Africa and the Diaspora. Duke University Press. 270 pp.




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