Best Sellers: African History, January 26, 2012

March 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Southern Africa: Old Treacheries and New Deceits
Chan, Stephen
Yale University Press
2011. ISBN 9780300154054. $30

2) The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe
Godwin, Peter
Little, Brown
2011. ISBN 9780316051736. $26.99

3) Sharpeville: An Apartheid Massacre and Its Consequences
Lodge, Tom
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780192801852. $29.95

4) Africa in the Time of Cholera: A History of Pandemics from 1817 to the Present
Echenberg, Myron
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9781107001497. $85

5) A History of Namibia: From the Beginning to 1990
Wallace, Marion
Columbia University Press
2011. ISBN 9780231701945. $40

6) Being Maasai, Becoming Indigenous: Postcolonial Politics in a Neoliberal World
Hodgson, Dorothy L.
Indiana University Press
2011. ISBN 9780253356208. $70

7) War of Words, War of Stones: Racial Thought and Violence in Colonial Zanzibar
Glassman, Jonathon
Indiana University Press
2011. ISBN 9780253355850. $80

8) We Cannot Forget: Interviews with Survivors of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda
Totten, Samuel
Rutgers University Press
2011. ISBN 9780813549699. $72

9) Poverty, War, and Violence in South Africa
Crais, Clifton
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9781107013612. $90

10) Captives and Corsairs: France and Slavery in the Early Modern Mediterranean
Weiss, Gillian
Stanford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780804770002. $65

11) The Anatomy of a South African Genocide: The Extermination of the Cape San Peoples
Adhikari, Mohamed
Ohio University Press
2011. ISBN 9780821419878. $16.95

12) The Politics of Necessity: Community Organizing and Democracy in South Africa
Zuern, Elke
University of Wisconsin Press
2011. ISBN 9780299250140. $29.95

13) The Sudan Handbook
Ryle, John
James Currey
2011. ISBN 9781847010308. $34.95

14) Inventing Africa: History, Archaeology and Ideas
Derricourt, Robin
2011. ISBN 9780745331065. $90

15) Sweet Water and Bitter: The Ships That Stopped the Slave Trade
Rees, Si√¢n
University of New Hampshire Press
2011. ISBN 9781584659808. $27.95

16) Making War in C√¥te d’Ivoire
McGovern, Mike
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226514598. $75

17) A Civil Society Deferred: The Tertiary Grip of Violence in the Sudan
Gallab, Abdullahi A.
University Press of Florida
2011. ISBN 9780813036885. $74.95

18) Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Fuller, Alexandra
Penguin Group (USA)
2011. ISBN 9781594202995. $25.95

19) South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid
Clark, Nancy L.
2011. ISBN 9781408245644. $27.33

20) One Day I Will Write About This Place: A Memoir
Wainaina, Binyavanga
2011. ISBN 9781555975913. $24

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