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  1. Abadi, Jacob. 2013. Tunisia since the Arab Conquest: The Saga of a Westernized Muslim State. Reading, UK: Ithaca Press. 586pp.
  2. Abramowitz, Sharon Alane. 2014. Searching for Normal in the Wake of the Liberian War.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.  268 pp.
  3. Adebajo, Adekeye. 2014. The Curse of Berlin: Africa after the Cold War. New York: Oxford University Press. 414pp.
  4. Adebanwi, Wale and Ebenezer Obadare, eds. 2013. Democracy and Prebendalism in Nigeria: Critical Interpretations. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 300 pp.
  5. Adekeye, Adebja, ed. 2014. Africa’s Peacemakers: Nobel Laureates of African Descent. London and New York: Zed Books. 330pp.
  6. Adebanwi, Wale. 2014. Yoruba Elites and Ethnic Politics in NIgeria: Obafemi Awolowo and Corporate Agency. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 295 pp.
  7. Adegbindin, Omotade. 2014. Ifa in Yoruba: Thought Systems. Durham: Carolina Academic Press. 242pp.
  8. Alexander, Peter et al. 2013. Class in Soweto. Scottsville, KZN: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. 306pp.
  9. Alidou, Ousseina D. 2013. Muslim Women in Postcolonial Kenya: Leadership, Representation, and Social Change. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press. 225pp.
  10. Alkebuan, Paul. 2014. The African American Press in World War II: Toward Victory at Home and Abroad. London: Lexington Books. 165pp.
  11. Allen, Tony and Michael E. Veal. 2013. Tony Allen: An Autobiography of the Master Drummer of Afrobeat. Durham and London: Duke University Press. 199pp.
  12. Armistead, Jack M.  2014. Otherworldly John Dryden: Occult Rhetoric in His Poems and Plays. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited. 187pp.
  13. Arriola, Leonardo R. 2013. Multiethnic Coalitions in Africa: Business Financing of Opposition Election Campaigns. New York: Cambridge University Press. 304pp.
  14. Ascher, William and Natalia Mirovitskaya, eds. 2013. The Economic Roots of Conflict and Cooperation in Africa. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 276pp.
  15. Aulette-Root, Anna, Floretta Boonzaier, and Judy Aulette, eds. 2014. South African Women Living with HIV: global lessons from local voices. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 166pp.
  16. Ayoade, John A. and Adeoye A. Akinsanya. 2013. Nigeria’s Critical Election: 2011. Lanham: Lexington Books. 348 pp.
  17. Badat, Saleem. 2013. The Forgotten People: Political Banishment under Apartheid. Leiden: Brill. 364 pp.
  18. Badiey, Naseem. 2014. The State of Post-conflict Reconstruction: Land, Urban Development and State-Building in Juba Southern Sudan. Suffolk: James Currey. 207pp.
  19. Barnard, Rita, ed. 2014. The Cambridge Companion to Nelson Mandela. New York: Cambridge University Press. 317pp.
  20. Bassil, Noah R. 2013. The Post-Colonial State and Civil War in Sudan: The Origins of the Conflict in Darfur.London: I.B. Tauris. 263 pp.
  21. Behrends, Andrea, Sung-Joon Park, and Richard Rottenburg, eds. 2014. Travelling Models in African Conflict Management: Translating Technologies of Social Ordering. Leiden and Boston: Brill. 247pp.
  22. Black, Jeremy. 2014. Politics and Foreign Policy in the Age of George I, 1714-1727. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited. 279pp.
  23. Blanes, Ruy Llera. 2014. A Prophetic Trajectory: Ideologies of Place, Time and Belonging in an Angolan Religious Movement. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 234pp.
  24. Bidima, Jean Godefroy. 2014. Law and the Public Sphere in Africa: La Palabre and Other Writings. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. 197pp.
  25. Bollig, Michael, Michael Schnegg, and Hans-Peter Wotzka. 2013. Pastoralism in Africa: Past, Present and Future. New York: Berghahn Books. 525pp.
  26. Buresi, Pasal and Hicham El Aallaoui. 2013. Governing the Empire: Provincial Administration in the Almohad Caliphate (1224-1269): Critical Edition, Translation and Study of Manuscript 4752 of the Hasaniyya Library in Rabat. Leiden and Boston: Brill. 538 pp.
  27. Busch, Brigitta, Lucijan Busch and Karen Press, eds.  2014.  Interviews with Neville Alexander: The Power of Languages against the Language of Power.  South Africa: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. 342 pp
  28. Büscher, Bram. 2013. Transforming the Frontier: Peace Parks and the Politics of Neoliberal Conservation in Southern Africa. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 290 pp.
  29. Camara, Mohamed Saliou, Thomas O’Toole and Janice E. Baker, eds. 2014. Historical Dictionary of Guinea. Fifth Edition. Lanham: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. 390pp.
  30. Caminero-Santangelo, Byron. 2014. Different Shades of Green: African Literature, Environmental Justice, and Political Ecology. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press. 214pp.
  31. Campbell, Bonnie K, ed. 2013. Modes of Governance and Revenue Flows in African Mining. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 253pp.
  32. Campbell, John. 2013. Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink. Updated edition. Lanham, MD: Rowan and Littlefield. 210 pp.
  33. Carney, J.J. 2014. Rwanda Before the Genocide: Catholic Politics and Ethnic Discourse in the Late Colonial Era. New York: Oxford University Press. 343pp.
  34. Cartwright, Keith. 2013. Sacral Grooves, Limbo Gateways: Travels in Deep Southern Time, Circum-Caribbean Space, Afro-creole Authority. Athens: University of Georgia Press. 309 pp.
  35. Cheney-Coker, Syl. 2014. Sacred River. Athens: Ohio University Press. 430pp.
  36. Clements, Benedict, David Coady, Stefania Fabrizio, Sanjeev Gupta, Trevor Alleyne, and Carlo Sdralevich, eds. 2013 Energy Subsidy Reform: Lessons and Implications. International Monetary Fund.
  37. Cleveland, Todd. 2014. Stones of Contention: A History of Africa’s Diamonds. Athens: Ohio University Press. 225pp.
  38. Clough, Paul. 2014. Morality and Economic Growth in Rural West Africa: Indigenous Accumulation in Hausaland. New York: Berghahn Books. 442pp.
  39. Cole, Gibril R. 2013. The Krio of West Africa: Islam, Culture, Creolization, and Colonialism in Nineteenth Century. Athens: Ohio University Press. 288pp.
  40. Cooper, Andrew F., John J. Kirton, Franklyn Lisk, Hany Besada. 2013. Africa’s Health Challenges: Sovereignty, Mobility of People and Healthcare Governance. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited. 257pp.
  41. Cooper, Brenda and Robert Morrell, eds. 2014. Africa-Centred Knowledge’s: Crossing Fields & Worlds. Suffolk: James Currey. 211pp.
  42. Corkin, Lucy. 2013. Uncovering African Agency: Angola’s Management of Credit Lines. SurreyL Ashgate Publishing Limited. 244pp.
  43. Coullie, Judith Lutge and Andries Visagie, eds. 2014.  Antjie Krog: An Ethics of Body and Otherness.  South Africa: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.  341 pp.
  44. Decoteau, Claire Laurier. 2013. Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Biopolitics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid South Africa. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. 324pp.
  45. Derman, Bill, Anne Hellum, and Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, eds.2013. Worlds of Human Rights: The Ambiguities of Rights Claiming in Africa. Leiden and Boston: Brill. 338 pp.
  46. Dibua, Jeremiah I. 2013. Development and Diffusionism: Looking Beyond Neopatrimonialism in Nigeria, 1962-1985. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 255 pp.
  47. Diouf, Mamadou ed. 2013. Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegal. New York: Columbia University Press. 282 pp.
  48. Dumett, Raymond E. 2013. Imperialism, Economic Development and Social Change in West Africa. Durham: Carolina Academic Press. 538pp.
  49. Eltringham, Nigel, ed. 2013. Framing Africa: Portrayals of a Continent in Contemporary Mainstream Cinema. New York and Oxford: Berghahn.183 pp.
  50. Embacher, Helga, Grazia Prontera, Albert Lichtblau, Johannes-Dieter Steinert, Wolgang Aschauer, Darek Galansinki, and John Buckley, eds. 2013. Children and War: Past and Present. West Midlands, England: Helion & Company Ltd. 297 pp.
  51. Emenyonu, Ernest N, ed. 2013. Writing Africa in the Short Story: African Literature Today 31. Suffolk: James Currey. 179pp.
  52. Evans, Martha. 2014.  Broadcasting the End of Apartheid: Live Television and the Birth of a New South Africa. London:  I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.  319 pp.
  53. Everill, Bronwen.2013. Abolition and Empire in Sierra Leone and Liberia. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 232 pp.
  54. Falola, Toyin, ed. 2013. Èsù: Yoruba God, Power, and the Imaginative Frontiers. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. 392 pp.
  55. Falola, Toyin and Nana Akua Amponsah, eds. 2013. Women, Gender, and Sexualities in Africa. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. 356 pp.
  56. Ferreira, Roquinaldo. 2012. Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World: Angola and Brazil during the Era of the Slave Trade. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 262 pp.
  57. Fisher, Kirsten J. 2013. Transitional Justice for Child Soldiers: Accountability and Social Reconstruction in Post-Conflict Contexts. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 228pp.
  58. Fitzsimmons, Scott. 2013. Mercenaries in Asymmetric Conflicts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 332 pp.
  59.  Ganahl, Joseph Patrick.  2013.  Corruption, Good Governance, and the African State: A Critical Analysis of the Political-Economic Foundations of Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa. Postdam: Potsdam University Press. 300 pp
  60. Gerdes, Felix. 2013. Civil War and State Formation: The Political Economy of War and Peace in Liberia. Frankfurt and New York: Campus-Verl. 291pp.
  61. Gertel, Jörg, Richard Rottenburg and Sandra Calkins, eds. 2014. Disrupting Territories: Land, Commodification & Conflict in Sudan. Suffolk: James Currey. 255pp.
  62. Geschiere, Peter. 2013. Witchcraft, Intimacy, and Trust: Africa in comparison. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 328 pp.
  63. Getz, Trevor, ed. 2014. African Voices of the Global Past: 1500 to the Present. Boulder: Westview Press. 223pp.
  64. Gibbs, Timothy. 2014. Mandela’s Kinsmen: Nationalist Elites & Apartheid’s First Bantustan. Suffolk: James Currey. 208pp.
  65. Gould, Michael. 2013. The Biafran War: The Struggle for Modern Nigeria. London: I.B. Tauris. 258 pp.
  66. Grabski, Joanna and Carol Magee. 2013. African Art, Interviews and Narratives: Bodies of Knowledge at Work. Bloomington and Indiana: Indiana University Press. 198pp.
  67. Grant, Richard. 2015.  Africa: Geographies of Change.  New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.  356 pp
  68. Griffiths, Claire H. 2013. Contesting Historical Divides in Francophone Africa. Chester: University of Chester. 285pp.
  69. Grootaers, Jan-Lodewijk and Alexander Bortolot, eds. 2014. Visions from the Forests: the art of Liberia and Sierra Leone. Seattle: The University of Washington Press. 239 pp.
  70. Grosz-Ngate, Maria, John H. Manson, and Patrick O’Meara. 2014. Africa, fourth edition. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 362 pp.
  71. Grünkemeir, Ellen. 2013. Breaking the Silence: South African Representations of HIV/AIDS. Suffolk: James Currey. 243pp.
  72. Guichard, Martine, Tilo Grätz, and Youssouf Diallo, eds. 2014. Friendship, Descent, and Alliance in Africa: Anthropological Perspectives. New York: Berghahn Books. 211pp.
  73. Gunnar M. Sørbø and Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (eds). 2013. Sudan Divided: Continuing Conflict in a Contested State. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 254pp.
  74. Habib, Adam. 2013. South Africa’s Suspended Revolution: Hopes and Prospects. Athens: Ohio University Press. 305pp.
  75. Hale, Thomas A. and Aissata G. Sikikou, eds. 2014. Women’s Songs from West Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 341 pp.
  76. Hamilton, Richard. 2013. The Last Storytellers: Tales From the Heard of Morocco. London and New York: I.B. Taurus & Co Ltd. 242pp.
  77. Hamilton, Grant, ed. 2013. Reading Marechera. Suffolk: James Curry. 196 pp.
  78. Harrison, Graham. 2013. The African Presence: Representations of African in the construction of Britishness. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press. 222pp.
  79. Harrow, Kenneth W. 2013. Trash: African Cinema From Below. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. 327pp.
  80. Hart, GIllian. 2013. Rethinking the South African Crisis: Nationalism, Populism, Hegemony. Athens: The University of Geogia Press. 268pp.
  81. Haugh, Wendi A. 2014. Lyrical Nationalism Post-Apartheid Namibia: Kings, Christians, and Cosmopolitans in Catholic Youth Songs. London: Lexington Books. 283pp.
  82. Healy-Clancy, Meghan. 2013. A World of Their Own: A History of South African Women’s Education. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press. 312pp.
  83. Heaton, Colin D. and Anne-Marie Lewis. 2014. Four-War Boer: the century and life of Pieter Arnoldus Krueler. Philadelphia: Casemate. 274 pp.
  84. Heaton, Matthew M. 2013. Black Skin, White Coats: Nigerian Psychiatrists, Decolonization, and the Globalization of Psychiatry. Athens: Ohio University Press. 249pp.
  85. Heilbrunn, John R. 2014. Oil, Democracy and Development in Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 270 pp.
  86. Higgins, Maryellen. 2013. Hollywood’s Africa After 1994. Athens: Ohio University Press. 274 pp.
  87. Holmes, Georgina. 2014. Women and War in Rwanda: Gender, Media and the Representation of Genocide. New York: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd. 323pp.
  88. Horne, Gerald. 2014. Race to Revolution: The United States and Cuba during Slavery and Jim Crow. New York: Monthly Review Press. 429pp.
  89. Iddrisu, Abdulai.2013. Contesting Islam in Africa: Homegrown Wahhabism and Muslim Identity in Northern Ghana 1920-2010. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. 279 pp.
  90. Imafidon, Elvis and John Ayontunde Isola Bewaji, eds. 2014. Ontologized Ethics: New Essays in African Meta-Ethics. Lanham: Lexington Books. 221 pp.
  91. Jaji, Tsitsi Ella. 2013. Africa in Stereo: Modernism, Music, and Pan-African Solidarity. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 272pp.
  92. Janson, Marloes. 2014. Islam, Youth, and Modernity in the Gambia: The Tablighi Jama’at. New York: Cambridge University Press. 303pp.
  93. Jones, Hilary. 2013. The Métis of Senegal: Urban Life and Politics in French West Africa. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. 278 pp.
  94. Judd, Denis and Keith Surridge. 2013. new pb ed. The Boer War. London: I.B. Tauris. 352 pp.
  95. Kaag, John and Sarah Kreps. 2013. Drone Warfare. Cambridge: Polity Press. 195pp.
  96. Kakande, Yasin, 2013. The Ambitious Struggle: An African Journalist’s Journey To Hope and Identity in A Land of Migrants. Gainesville, FL: Florida Academic Press, Inc. 270pp.
  97. Kalman, Samuel. 2013. French Colonial Fascism: The Extreme Right in Algeria, 1919-1939. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 286pp.
  98. Karimunda, Aime Muyoboke. 2014. The Death Penalty in Africa: The Path Towards Abolition. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited. 221 pp.
  99. Kasfir, Sidney Littlefied and Till Förster, eds. 2013. African Art and Agency in the Workshop. Bloomington and Indiana: Indiana University Press. 410pp.
  100. Keim, Curtis. 2014. Mistaking Africa: Curiosities and Inventions of American Mind. Boulder: Westview Press. 234pp.
  101. Kidula, Jean Ngoya. 2013. Music in Kenyan Christianity: Logooli Religious Song. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 290 pp.
  102. Knight, Franklin W. and Ruth Lyod, eds. 2014. Dimensions of Africa and other Diasporas. Kingston, Jamaica: The University of the West Indies Press. 324pp.
  103. Krings, Matthias and Onookome Okome, eds. 2013. Global Nollywood: The Transnational Dimensions of an African Video Film Industry. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. 371pp.
  104. Kuhlmann, Jenny. 2013. Transnational Diaspora Politics: Cross-Border Political Activities of Zimbabweans in the United Kingdom. 412pp.
  105. LaMonica, Christopher and J. Shola Omotola, eds. 2014. Horror in Paradise: Frameworks for Understanding the Crisis of the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Durham: Carolina Academic Press. 303pp.
  106. Lawley, Jonathan. 2013. Beyond the Malahite Hills: A Life of Colonial Service and Business in the New Africa. London: I.B. Taurus. 304 pp.
  107. Leonardi, Cherry. 2013. Dealing with Government in South Sudan: Histories of Chiefship, Community and State. Rochester, NY: James Currey, 253 pp.
  108. Little, Peter D. 2014. Economic and Political Reform in Africa: Anthropological Perspectives. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. 240pp.
  109. MacGaffey, Wyatt. 2013. Chiefs, Priests, and Praise-Singers: History, Politics, and Land Ownership in Northern Ghana. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press. 227 pp.
  110. Mangvwat, Monday Yakiban. 2013. A History of Class Formation in the Plateau of Province of Nigeria, 1902-1960: The Genesis of a Ruling Class. Durham: Carolina Academic Press. 258pp.
  111. Marks, Stuart A. 2014. Discordant Village Voices: A Zambian community-based wildlife programme. Braamfontein, SA: University of South Africa Press. 325pp.
  112. Matera, Marc, Misty L. Bastian and Susan Kingsley Kent. 2013. The Women’s War of 1929: Gender and Violence in Colonial Nigeria. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 278pp.
  113. Mazrui, Ali A. and Kindah L. Mhando. 2013. Julius Nyerere: Africa’s Titan on a Global Stage—Perspectives from Arusha to Obama. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. 390 pp.
  114. Mbali, Mandisa. 2013. South African Aids Activism and Global Health Politics. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 295pp.
  115. McMahon, Elisabeth. 2013. Slavery and Emancipation in Islamic East Africa: From Honor to Respectability. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 265pp.
  116. Meier, Barbara and Arne S. Steinforth, eds. 2014. Spirits in Politics: Uncertainties of Power and Healing in African Societies. Frankfurt and New York: Campus Verlag. 265pp.
  117. Mendy, Peter Karibe and Richard A. Lobban Jr. 2013. Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau. 4th Edition. Lanham: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. 560pp.
  118. Mine, Yoichi, Frances Stewart, Sokiko Fukuda-Parr and Thandika Mkandawire. 2013. Preventing Violent Conflict in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 307pp.
  119. Mohlele, Nthikeng. 2013. Small Things. Scottsville, KZN: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. 108 pp.
  120. Mohr, Adam. 2013. Enchanted Calvinism: Labor Migration, Afflicting Spirits and Christian Therapy in the Presbytrian Church of Ghana. Rochester: University of Rochester Press. 234pp.
  121. Molony, Thomas 2014. Nyerere: The Early Years. Suffolk: James Currey. 284pp.
  122. Mudhai, Okoth Fred. 2013. Civic Engagement, Digital Networks, and Political Reform in Africa. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 259 pp.
  123. Murungi, John. 2013. An Introduction to African Legal Philosophy. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 232 pp.
  124. Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Sabelo J. 2013. Empire, Global Coloniality and African Subjectivity. New York and Oxford: Berghahn. 272 pp.
  125. Newell, Stephanie. 2013. The Power To Name: A History of Anonymity in Colonial West Africa. Athens: Ohio University Press. 255pp.
  126. Nugud, Mohamed Ibrahim. 2013. Slavery in the Sudan: History, Documents, and Commentary. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 184pp.
  127. Okome, Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké. 2013. State Fragility, State Formation, and Human Security in Nigeria. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 259 pp.
  128. Okome, Mojúbàolú Olúfúké. 2013. Contesting the Nigerian State: Civil Society and the Contradictions of Self-Organization. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 259pp.
  129. Okpewho, Isidore. 2014. Blood on the Tides: The Ozidi Saga and Oral Epic Narratology. Rochester: University of Rochester Press. 279pp.
  130. Ola, Yomi. 2013. Satires of Power in Yoruba Visual Culture. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. 249 pp.
  131. Osborne, Myles.  2014.  Ethnicity and Empire in Kenya: Loyalty and Martial Race among the Kamba, c. 1800 to the Present.  Ney York: Cambridge University Press. 276 pp.
  132. Oshodi, Basheer. 2014. An Integral Approach to Development Economics: Islamic Finance in an African Context. Surrey: Gower Publish Limited. 254pp.
  133. Osseo-Asare, Abena Dove. 2014. Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press. 300pp.
  134. Oyelere Michael A. 2014. The Impact of Political Action on Labour Movement Strength: Trade Union Revitalisation in Africa. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 222pp.
  135. Peterson, Kristin, 2014.  Speculative Markets: Drug Circuits and Derivative Life in Nigeria.  Durham and London: Duke University Press.  238 pp
  136. Plastow, Jane, ed. 2013. African Theatre Shakespeare in & out of Africa. Suffolk: James Currey. 194pp.
  137. Praeg, Leonhard and Siphokazi Magadla, eds.  2014.  Ubuntu: Curating the Archive.  South Africa: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. 231 pp.
  138. Prince, Ruth J. and Rebecca Marsland, eds. 2014. Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa: Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives. Athens: Ohio University Press. 292pp.
  139. Rabaka, Reiland. 2014. Concepts of Cabralism: Amilcar Cabral and Africana Critical Theory. London: Lexington Books. 369pp.
  140. Ranger, Terence. 2013. Writing Revolt: An Engagement with African Nationalism 1957-67. Suffolk: James Currey. 206 pp.
  141. Sackeyfio-Lenoch, Naarborko. 2014. The Politics of Chieftaincy: Authority and Property in Colonial Ghana, 1920-1950.  Rochester: University of Rochester Press. 242 pp.
  142. Saul, John S. and Patrick Bond. 2014. South Africa: the Present as History from Mrs Ples to Mandela & Marikana. Suffolk: James Currey. 302 pp.
  143. Schimdt, Heike L. 2013. Colonialism and Violence in Zimbabwe: A History of Suffering. Suffolk: James Currey. 287 pp.
  144. Segall, Kimberly Wedeven. 2013. Performing Democracy in Iraq and South Africa: Gender, Media, and Resistance. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. 290pp.
  145. Šehović, Annamarie Bindenagel. 2014. HIV/AIDS and the South African State: Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Respond. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited. 243pp.
  146. Serels, Steven. 2013. Starvation and the State: Famine, Slavery, and Power in Sudan, 1883-1956. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. 253pp.
  147. Shillington, Kevin.  2014.  Albert Rene: The Father of Modern Seychelles, A Biography.  Crawley, Western Australia: UWA Publishing.  320 pp.
  148. Siko, John. 2014.  Inside South Africa’s Foreign Policy: Diplomacy in Africa from Smuts to Mbeki.  London: I.B Tauris & Co. Ltd. 336 pp.
  149. Smillie, Ian. 2014. Diamonds. Cambridge: Polity Press. 188 pp.
  150. Smith, Daniel Jordan. 2014. AIDS Doesn’t Show Its Face: Inequality, Morality, and Social Change in Nigeria. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press. 208pp.
  151. Southall, Roger. 2013. Liberation Movements in Power: Party and State in Southern Africa. Rochester, NY: James Currey. 384 pp.
  152. Sparks, Randy J. 2014. Where the Negroes Are Masters: An African Port in the Era of the Slave Trade. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press. 309pp.
  153. Stauhs, Doreen. 2013. African Literary NGOs: Power, Politics, and Participation. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 243pp.
  154. Stiegler, Bernard. 2014. The Lost Spirit of Capitalism: Disbelief and Discredit, Volume 3. Cambridge: Polity Press. 116pp.
  155. Super, Gail. 2013. Governing through Crime in South Africa: The Politics of Race and Class in Neoliberalizing Regimes. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited. 182pp.
  156. Sylla, Ndongo S. 2014. The Fair Trade Scandal: Marketing Poverty to Benefit the Rich. Athens: Ohio University Press. 179pp.
  157. Táíwò, Olúfemi. 2014. Africa Must Be Modern: A Manifesto. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. 224pp.
  158. Taylor, Ian.  2014.  Africa Rising?: BRICS- Diversifying Dependency.  Suffolk: James Curry.  194 pp.​
  159. Terretta, Meredith. 2014. Nation of Outlaws, State of Violence: Nationalism, Grasslands Tradition, and State Building in Cameroon. Athens: Ohio University Press. 367pp.
  160. Thompson, Katrina Daly. 2013. Zimbabwe’s Cinematic Arts: Language, Power, Identity. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 237 pp.
  161. Thomson, Susan. 2013. Whispering Truth to Power: Everyday Resistance to Reconciliation in Postgenocide Rwanda. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press. 257pp.
  162. Tilley, Helen. 2014. The Political Economy of Aid and Accountability: The Rise and Fall of Budget Support in Tanzania. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited.157pp.
  163. Tissières, Hélène Colette.2013. Transmigrational Writings between the Maghreb and Sub-Saharan Africa: Literature, Orality, Visual Arts. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press. 227 pp.
  164. Tjelle, Kristin Fjelde. 2014. Missionary Masculinity, 1870-1930: The Norwegian Missionaries in South-East Africa. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 325pp.
  165. Tronvoll, Kjetil and Daniel R Mekonnen. 2014. The African Garrison State: Human Rights & Political Development in Eritrea. Suffolk: James Currey. 212pp.
  166. Uwakweh, Pauline Ada, Jerono P. Rotich, and Comfort O. Okpala, eds. 2014. Engaging the Diaspora: Migration and African Families. Lanham: Lexington Books. 192pp.
  167. Vale, Peter, Lawrence Hamilton and Estelle H. Prinsloo, eds.  2014.  Intellectual Traditions in South Africa: Ideas, Individuals and Institutions.  South Africa: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.  364 pp.
  168. van Walraven, Klaas. The Yearning of Relief: A History of the Sawaba Movement in Niger. Leiden and Boston: Brill. 968 pp.
  169. Vaughan, Christopher, Mareike Schomerus, and Lotje de Vries, eds. 2013. The Borderlands and South Sudan: Authority and Identity in Contemporary and Historical Perspectives. 245pp.
  170. Veney, Cassandra Rachel, ed. 2014. U.S. –Africa Relations: From Clinton to Obama. Lanham: Lexington Books. 214pp.
  171. Venosa, Joseph L. 2014.  Paths Toward the Nation: Islam, Community, and Early Nationalist Mobilization in Eritrea, 1941-1961. Athens: Ohio University Press. 283 pp.
  172. Waters, Mary Alice, ed. 2013. Cuba & Angola: Fighting for Africa’s Freedom and Our Own. New York: Pathfinder. 144 pp.
  173. Weatherby, John M. 2013. The Sor or Tepes of Karamoja (Uganda): Aspects of Their History and Culture. Salamanca, Spain: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca. 212 pp.
  174. Weldemichael, Awet Tewelde. 2013. Third World Colonialism and Strategies of Liberation: Eritrea and East Timor Compared. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 348pp.
  175. Westoby, Peter. 2014. Theorising the Practice of Community Development: A South African Perspective. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited. 202 pp.
  176. White, Kaye. 2014. Lagos: A Cultural History. Northampton, MA: Interlink Books. 271pp.
  177. Wieder, Alan. 2013. Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War against Apartheid. New York: Monthly Review Press. 390 pp.
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