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Peace versus Justice?
The Dilemmas of Transitional Justice in Africa
Edited by Chandra Lekha Sriram, Suren Pillay

Offers fresh insights on the so-called 'justice versus peace' dilemma, examining the challenges and prospects for promoting both peace and accountability, specifically in African countries affected by conflict or political violence.

 

The Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars
Peace or Truce
Douglas H. Johnson

Revised with an analysis of the escalation of the Darfur war, implementation of the peace agreement and implications of the Southern referendum.

 

Sources and Methods in African History
Spoken, Written, Unearthed
Edited by Toyin Falola, Christian Jennings

An overview of the ongoing methods used to understand African history.


 

Sudan's Blood Memory
The Legacy of War, Ethnicity, & Slavery in South Sudan
Stephanie Beswick


A history of Southern Sudan, from pre-colonial times to the present.

         

The Black Man's Burden
Africa & the Curse of the Nation-state
Basil Davidson

Basil Davidson is the most effective popularizer of African history and archaeology outside Africa and certainly the best trusted in Africa itself. - Roland Oliver in THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS

 

The Criminalization of the State in Africa
Jean-Francois Bayart, Stephen Ellis, Beatrice Hibou

Has Africa moved on from 'classical corruption? What are the political and economic origins of official implication in crime? What are the new frontiers of crime in South Africa?

         

The Power of African Cultures
Toyin Falola

An analysis of the ties between culture and every aspect of African life, using Africa's past to explain present situations.


 

The Roots of African Conflicts
The Causes & Costs
Edited by Alfred Nhema, Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

This book presents African scholars' views of why conflicts start in their continent.

         

The United States and West Africa
Interactions & Relations
Edited by Alusine Jollah and Toyin Falola

Offers fresh insights on the so-called 'justice versus peace' dilemma, examining the challenges and prospects for promoting both peace and accountability, specifically in African countries affected by conflict or political violence.

 

Violence in Nigeria
The Crisis of Religious Politics & Secular Ideologies
Toyin Falola

A comprehensive study of religious violence and aggression in Nigeria, notably its causes, consequences, and the options for conflict resolution.

         

Africa Works
Disorder as Political Instrument
Patrick Chabal, Jean-Pascal Daloz

A comprehensive evaluation of how to read African history.


 

Zimbabwe's Land Reform
Myths & Realities
Ian Scoones et al

Challenges the commonly held myths about Zimbabwe's land reform.

         

Africa Writes Back
The African Writers Series & the Launch of African Literature
James Currey

This account of the foundation of the African Writers Series also tells the story of African literature and its dissemination in the latter half of the twentieth century.

 

African Thetre 7: Companies
Edited by Martin Banham, James Gibbs & Femi Osofisan

Profiles theatre companies in Africa working creatively in the context of financial and political constraints.

         

ALT 26 War in African Literature Today
Edited by Ernest N. Emenyonu

How have African writers addressed the issue of war and its impact across the continent?

 

ALT 27 New Novels in African Literature Today
Edited by Ernest N. Emenyonu

This issue of African Literature Today focuses on new novels by emerging as well as established African novelists.

         

Becoming Somaliland
Mark Bradbury

Why has Somaliland not followed Somalia into 'state collapse'?

 

Decolonising the Mind
Ngugi wa Thiong'o

This issue of African Literature Today focuses on new novels by emerging as well as established African novelists.

         

Diamonds, Dispossession and Democracy in Botswana
Kenneth Good

Analyses the limits to democracy in Botswana.