Best Sellers: African History, January 30, 2014

April 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. M.K. Gandhi, Attorney at Law: The Man Before the Mahatma
    DiSalvo, Charles R.
    University of California Press
    2013. ISBN 9780520280151. $34.95
  2. Another America: The Story of Liberia and the Former Slaves Who Ruled It
    Ciment, James
    Hill & Wang
    2013. ISBN 9780809095421. $30
  3. The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia
    Kennedy, Dane Keith
    Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674048478. $35
  4. Where the Negroes Are Masters: An African Port in the Era of the Slave Trade
    Sparks, Randy J.
    Harvard University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780674724877. $29.95
  5. Foreign Intervention in Africa: From the Cold War to the War on Terror
    Schmidt, Elizabeth
    Cambridge University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780521882385. $80
  6. Muslim Societies in Africa: A Historical Anthropology
    Loimeier, Roman
    Indiana University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780253007889. $55
  7. External Mission: The ANC in Exile, 1960–1990
    Ellis, Stephen
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199330614. $35
  8. Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976–1991
    Gleijeses, Piero
    University of North Carolina Press
    2013. ISBN 9781469609683. $40
  9. Commemorating and Forgetting: Challenges for the New South Africa
    Murray, Martin J.
    University of Minnesota Press
    2013. ISBN 9780816682997. $75
  10. Sex and International Tribunals: The Erasure of Gender from the War Narrative
    Mibenge, Chiseche Salome
    University of Pennsylvania Press
    2013. ISBN 9780812245189. $55
  11. Human Rights in the Shadow of Colonial Violence: The Wars of Independence in Kenya and Algeria
    Klose, Fabian
    University of Pennsylvania Press
    2013. ISBN 9780812244953. $89.95
  12. Shaping the New World: African Slavery in the Americas, 1500–1888
    Nellis, Eric
    University of Toronto Press
    2013. ISBN 9781442607644. $55
  13. Africa, Asia, and the History of Philosophy: Racism in the Formation of the Philosophical Canon, 1780–1830
    Park, Peter K.J.
    State University of New York Press
    2013. ISBN 9781438446417. $80
  14. What Rebels Want: Resources and Supply Networks in Wartime
    Hazen, Jennifer M.
    Cornell University
    2013. ISBN 9780801451669. $45
  15. Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880–1940
    Foster, Elizabeth A.
    Stanford University
    2013. ISBN 9780804783804. $60
  16. Chiefs, Priests, and Praise-Singers: History, Politics, and Land Ownership in Northern Ghana
    MacGaffey, Wyatt
    University of Virginia Press
    2013. ISBN 9780813933863. $37.50
  17. Mastering the Niger: James Macqueen’s African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery
    Lambert, David
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226078069. $50
  18. Exporting Empire: Africa, Colonial Officials and the Construction of the British Imperial State, C. 1900–39
    Prior, Christopher
    Manchester University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780719083686. $95
  19. Imagining the Edgy City: Writing, Performing, and Building Johannesburg
    Kruger, Loren
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199321902. $74
  20. Rwanda Before the Genocide: Catholic Politics and Ethnic Discourse in the Late Colonial Era
    Carney, J.J.
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199982271. $74
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