Idi Amin The Story of Africa's Icon of Evil
ISBN: PB: 9780300260885, Yale University Press, July 2021
368 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 21 colour illus., 1 map
Idi Amin began his career in the British army in colonial Uganda, and worked his way up the ranks before seizing power in a British-backed coup in 1971. He built a violent and unstable dictatorship, ruthlessly eliminating perceived enemies and expell...
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Islamic Thought in Africa The Collected Works of Afa Ajura (1910-2004) and the Impact of Ajuraism on Northern Ghana
ISBN: HB: 9780300207118, Yale University Press, June 2021
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
This is the first English translation and commentary of the collected poems of Alhaj Yusuf Salih Ajura (1910-2004), a Northern Ghanaian orthodox Islamic scholar, poet, and polemicist known as "Afa Ajura", or "scholar from Ejura". The poems were trans...
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African Americans and Africa A New History
ISBN: PB: 9780300258523, ISBN: HB: 9780300198669, Yale University Press, May 2021
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
What is an "African American" and how does this identity relate to the African continent? Rising immigration levels, globalization, and the United States' first African American president have all sparked new dialogue around the question. This work p...
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United States and Africa Relations, 1400s to the Present
ISBN: PB: 9780300234831, Yale University Press, October 2020
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Toyin Falola and Raphael Njoku reexamine the history of the relationship between Africa and the United States from the dawn of the trans-Atlantic slave trade to the present. Their broad, interdisciplinary book follows the relationship's evolution, tr...
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Frontiers in the Gilded Age Adventure, Capitalism, and Dispossession from Southern Africa to the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands, 1880-1917
ISBN: HB: 9780300225877, Yale University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
In the late nineteenth century, the U.S.-Mexican borderlands constituted one stop beyond the United States where Americans chased capitalist dreams. Crisscrossing the American West, southern Africa, and northern Mexico, Andrew Offenburger examines ho...
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African States since Independence Order, Development, and Democracy
ISBN: HB: 9780300226614, Yale University Press, July 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 85 black&white illus.
Authors Christensen and Laitin argue that an interplay of geographic, historical, and demographic factors undergird sub-Saharan states' post‑independence struggles to eradicate poverty, establish democratic accountability, and quell civil unrest. The...
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Race, Nation, Translation South African Essays, 1990-2013
ISBN: HB: 9780300226171, Yale University Press, January 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 7 black&white illus.
The most significant nonfiction writings of Zoe Wicomb, one of South Africa's leading authors and intellectuals, are collected here for the first time in a single volume. This compilation features critical essays on the works of such prominent South...
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Dark Inheritance Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica
ISBN: HB: 9780300225556, Yale University Press, August 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white illus.
Focusing on Jamaica, Britain's most valuable colony in the Americas by the mid-eighteenth century, Brooke Newman explores the relationship between racial classifications and the inherited rights and privileges associated with British subject status....
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Rwanda From Genocide to Precarious Peace
ISBN: HB: 9780300197396, Yale University Press, March 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 black&white illus., 5 figures, 2 maps
The brutal civil war between Hutu and Tutsi factions in Rwanda ended in 1994 when the Rwandan Patriotic Front came to power and embarked on an ambitious social, political, and economic project to remake the devastated central-east African nation. Sus...
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Freedom's Debtors British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300217445, Yale University Press, October 2017
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 black&white illus.
British anti-slavery, widely seen as a great sacrifice of economic and political capital on the altar of humanitarianism, was in fact profitable, militarily useful, and crucial to the expansion of British power in West Africa. After the slave trade w...
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