Books Available for Review:

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1. Adebajo, Adekeye. Africa’s Peacemakers: Nobel Peace Laureates of African Descent. London, UK: Zedbooks, 2015. 336pp.

2. Akesson, Lisa and Eriksson-Baaz, Maria. Africa’s Return Migrants: The New Developers? London, UK: Zedbooks, 2015. 175pp.

3. Amadiume, Ifi and Caplan, Pat. Male Daughters, Female Husbands: Gender and Sex in African Society. London, UK: Zedbooks, 2015. 248pp.

4. Amony, Evelyn. I Am Evelyn Amony: Reclaiming My Life from the Lord’s Resistance Army. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. 181pp.

5. Black, David R. Canada and Africa in the New Millennium: The Politics of the Consistent Inconsistency. Ontario, CA: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2015. 310pp.

6. Bleck, Jaimie. Education and Empowerment Citizenship in Mali. Maryland: John Hopkins University Press, 2015. 232pp.

7. Burill, Emily. States of Marriage: Gender, Justice, and Rights in Colonial Mali. Ohio University Press, 2015. 213pp.

8. Carmody, Padraig. The Rise of BRICS in Africa. The Geopolitics of South-South Relations. United Kingdom: Zed Books, 2013.

9. Chuku, Gloria. Ethnicities, Nationalities, and Cross-Cultural Representations in Africa and the Diaspora. Dunham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press, 2015. 410pp

10. Cleveland, Todd. Diamonds in the Rough: Corporate Paternalism and African Professionalism on the Mines of Colonial Angola, 1917-1975. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2015. 280pp

11. Curto, Roxanna Nydia. Inter-tech(s):Colonialism and the Question of Technology in Francophone Literature.Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016. 280pp

12. Dowd, R. A. Christianity, Islam, and Liberal Democracy: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2015. 224pp

13. Fitzsimmons, Scott. Mercenaries in Asymmetric Conflicts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.332 pp.

14. Gallagher, Julia. Images of Africa: Creation, Negotiation, and Subversion. Manchester, United Kingdom: Manchester University Press, 2015. 203pp

15. Hunter, Emma. Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania: Freedom, Democracy and Citizenship in the Era of Decolonization. Cambridge University Press, 2015. 235pp.

16. Huttenbach, Laura Lee P. The Boy Is Gone: Conversations with a Mau Mau General. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2015. 256pp.

17. Imafidon, Elivis and John Ayotunde Isola Bewaji. Ontologized Ethics: New Essays in African Meta-Ethics. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014. 221 pp.

18. Jerven, Morten. Africa: Why Economists Get It Wrong. London, UK: Zedbooks, 2015. 176pp.

19. Johnson, Jennifer. The Battle For Algeria: Sovereignty, Health Care, and Humanitarianism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 270pp.

20. Lawrence, Benjamin N., Osborn, Emily Lynn., Roberts, Richard L. Intermediaries, Interpreters, and Clerks: African Employees in the Making of Colonial Africa. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. 330pp.

21. Mazrui, Ali A. and Francis Wiafe-Amoako. African Institutions: Challenges to Political, Social, and Economic Foundations of Africa’s Development. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. 184pp

22. Nustad, Knut G. Creating Africas: Struggles over Nature, Conservation and Land. United Kingdom: C. Hurst & Co./ Oxford University Press 2015. 224pp

23. Okuyande, O. Eco-Critical Literature: Regreening African Landscape. African Heritage Press, 2013

24. Omeje, Kenneth. Conflict and Peacebuilding in the African Great Lakes Region. Indiana University Press, 2013.

25. Osborne, Myles. Ethnicity and Empire in Kenya: Loyalty and Martial Race Among the Kamba, c.1800 to the Present. Cambridge University Press, 2014. 276pp.

26. Robolin, Stephane. Grounds of Engagement: Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing. University of Illinois Press, 2015. 256pp.

27. Ross, Robert. The Borders of Race in Colonial South Africa: The Kat River Settlement, 1829-1856. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 340pp.

28. Soderlund, Walter and Briggs, Donald.The Independence of South Sudan: The Role of Mass Media in the Responsibility to prevent. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014. 321pp.

29. Stadler, Koos.Reece: Small Team Missions Behind Enemy Lines.Kaapstad: Tafelberg, 2015. 321pp.

30. Straus, Scott. Making and Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa. New York: Cornell University Press, 2015. 386pp.

31. Udogu, E. Ike. Examining Human Rights Issues and the Democracy Project in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Theoretical Critique and Prospects for Progress in the Millennium. UK: Lexington Books, 2014. 219pp

32. Urban-Mead, Wendy. The Gender of Piety: Family, Faith, and Colonial Rule in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2015. 338pp

33. Vigneswaran, D., Quirk, J. Mobility Makes States: Migration and Power in Africa. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. 303pp.

34. Voorhoeve, Maaike. Gender and Divorce Law in North Africa: Sharia, Custom and the Personal Status Code in Tunisia. United Kingdom: I.B. Tauris, 2014. 320pp.

35. Vos, Jelmer. Kongo in the Age of Empire 1860-1913: The Breakdown of a Moral Order. Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. 218pp.

36. Zisga, Elizabeth C., Boyer, One Tlale, Kramer, Ruth. Languages in Africa: Multilingualism, Language Policy, and Education. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2015. 160pp.