Literary Afrofuturism, Black Art Renaissance, End of the Middle Passage, and More in African History | Academic Best Sellers

Best sellers in the field of African history, August 2020 to date, as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

August 2020 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

Literary Afrofuturism in the 21st Century cover1. Literary Afrofuturism in the Twenty-First Century.
Editor: Isiah Lavender
Ohio State University Press
2020. ISBN 9780814214459. $99.95

2. Black Art Renaissance: African Sculpture and Modernism Across Continents.
Cohen, Joshua I.
University of California Press
2020. ISBN 9780520309685. $65.00

3. Last Slave Ships: New York and the End of the Middle Passage.
Harris, John
Yale University Press
2020. ISBN 9780300247336. $30.00

4. Yoruba: A New History.
Ogundiran, Akinwumi
Indiana University Press
2020. ISBN 9780253051486. $100.00

5. Visualizing Empire: Africa, Europe, and the Politics of Representation.
Editor: Rebecca Peabody
Getty Research Institute
2021. ISBN 9781606066683. $55.00

6. United States and Africa Relations, 1400s to the Present.
Falola, Toyin
Yale University Press
2020. ISBN 9780300234831. $35.00

7. Female Monarchs and Merchant Queens in Africa.
Achebe, Nwando
Ohio University Press
2020. ISBN 9780821424070. $16.95

8. African Novel of Ideas: Philosophy and Individualism in the Age of Global Writing.
Jackson, Jeanne-Marie
Princeton University Press
2021. ISBN 9780691186443. $85.00

9. Search for Medieval Music in Africa and Germany, 1891-1961: Scholars, Singers, Missionaries.
Berger, Anna Maria Busse
University of Chicago Press
2020. ISBN 9780226740348. $55.00

10. Atlantic Passages: Race, Mobility, and Liberian Colonization.
Murray, Robert
University Press of Florida
2021. ISBN 9780813066752. $85.00

11. Africa and the Backlash Against International Courts.
Brett, Peter
Zed Books
2020. ISBN 9781786992987. $95.00

12. War and Genocide in South Sudan.
Pinaud, Clemence
Cornell University Press
2021. ISBN 9781501753008. $19.95

13. Repurposed Rebels: Postwar Rebel Networks in Liberia.
Bjarnesen, Mariam
University of Georgia Press
2020. ISBN 9780820357775. $54.95

14. Militarizing Marriage: West African Soldiers' Conjugal Traditions in Modern French Empire.
Zimmerman, Sarah J.
Ohio University Press
2020. ISBN 9780821424223. $80.00

15. Glory: Magical Visions of Black Beauty.
Bethencourt, Kahran
St Martin's Press
2020. ISBN 9781250204561. $30.00

16. Deep Knowledge: Ways of Knowing in Sufism and Ifá, Two West African Intellectual Traditions.
Ogunnaike, Oludamini
Penn State Universty Press
2020. ISBN 9780271086903. $149.95

17. Persistence of Slavery: An Economic History of Child Trafficking in Nigeria.
Chapdelaine, Robin Phylisia
University of Massachusetts Press
2021. ISBN 9781625345233. $90.00

18. Mozambique's Samora Machel: A Life Cut Short.
Isaacman, Allen F.
Ohio University Press
2020. ISBN 9780821424230. $17.95

19. Economic History of Colonialism.
Gardner, Leigh
Bristol University Press
2020. ISBN 9781529207637. $115.00

20. African Economic Development: Evidence, Theory, Policy.
Cramer, Christopher
Oxford University Press
2020. ISBN 9780198832331. $45.00

21. Todd Webb in Africa: Outside the Frame.
Webb, Todd
Thames & Hudson
2021. ISBN 9780500545393. $50.00

22. Genetic Afterlives: Black Jewish Indigeneity in South Africa.
Tamarkin, Noah
Duke University Press
2020. ISBN 9781478008828. $99.95

23. Revolution and Non-Violence in Tolstoy, Gandhi, and Mandela.
Coovadia, Imraan
Oxford University Press
2020. ISBN 9780198863694. $80.00

24. History 4 Degrees Celsius: Search for a Method in the Age of the Anthropocene.
Baucom, Ian
Duke University Press
2020. ISBN 9781478007876. $89.95

25. Sports in Africa, Past and Present.
Editor: Todd Cleveland
Ohio University Press
2020. ISBN 9780821424254. $60.00

26. Opposing Apartheid on Stage: King Kong the Musical.
Fleming, Tyler
University of Rochester Press
2020. ISBN 9781580469852. $125.00

27. Portrait and the Colonial Imaginary: Photography Between France and Africa, 1900-1939.
Dell, Simon
Leuven University Press
2020. ISBN 9789462702158. $65.00

28. We Come as Members of a Superior Race: Distortions and Education Policy Discourse in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Mfum-Mensah, Obed
Berghahn Books
2021. ISBN 9781789209136. $130.00

29. Extreme Violence and the 'British Way': Colonial Warfare in Perak, Sierra Leone, and Sudan.
Gordon, Michelle
Bloomsbury Academic
2021. ISBN 9781350156883. $115.00

30. Routledge Handbook of Pan-Africanism.
Editor: Reiland Rabaka
2020. ISBN 9780367030667. $250.00

31. Irma Stern and the Racial Paradox of South African Modern Art: Audacities of Color.
Berger, Lanitra M.
2020. ISBN 9781350187498. $110.00

32. Women and the Nigeria-Biafra War: Reframing Gender and Conflict in Africa.
Editor: Gloria Chuku
Lexington Books
2020. ISBN 9781793617842. $120.00

33. Cultivating Their Own: Agriculture in Western Kenya During the 'Development' Era.
Saeteurn, Muey C.
University of Rochester Press
2020. ISBN 9781580469791. $80.00

34. Healing and Power in Ghana: Early Indigenous Expressions of Christianity.
Grant, Paul
Baylor University Press
2020. ISBN 9781481312677. $59.99

35. Spirit of Revitalization: Urban Pentecostalism in Kenya.
Mugambi, Kyama M.
Baylor University Press
2020. ISBN 9781481313551. $54.99

36. Identities, Histories and Values in Postcolonial Nigeria.
Editor: Adeshina Afolayan
Rowman & Littlefield
2021. ISBN 9781786615626. $125.00

37. And Wrote My Story Anyway: Black South African Women's Novels as Feminism.
Boswell, Barbara
Wits University Press
2020. ISBN 9781776146222. $89.00

38. Bureaucrats of Liberation: Southern African and American Lawyers and Clients During the Apartheid Era.
Houser, Myra Ann
Leiden University Press
2020. ISBN 9789087283452. $62.50

39. Musical Bows of Southern Africa.
Editor: Sazi Dlamini
Bloomsbury Academic
2021. ISBN 9781501346743. $120.00

40. Race, Culture, and Politics in Education: A Global Journey from South Africa.
Moodley, Kogila
Teachers College Press
2021. ISBN 9780807764893. $105.00

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