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

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

3. Attenborough, David, Thanks You, Madagascar: The Conservation Diaries of Alison Jolly. London: Zed Books, 2016. 391pp.

4. Ax, David, Brimmes, Neils, Jensen, Niklas, Oslund, Karen Cultivating the Colonies: Colonial States and Their Environmental Legacies. Ohio University Press, 2011. 337pp.

5. Beek, Jan Police In Africa. Oxford University Press, 2017. 268pp.

6. Bertelsen, Bjorn Enge. Violent Becomings: State Formation, Sociality, and Power in Mozambique, New York and Oxford. Berghahn, 2016. 313pp.

7. Bhavnani, Kum-Kum, Foran, John, Kurian, Priya, and Munshi, Debashish. Feminist Futures. London: Zed Books, 2016. 438pp.

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

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

10. Campbell, Ian. The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's Nation of Shame. Oxford Press, 2016. 405pp.

11. Burgis, Tom. The Looting Machine. New York: Public Affairs Press, 2015. 329pp.

10. Campbell, Ian. The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's Nation of Shame. Oxford Press, 2016. 405pp.

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

13. Carrier, Neil. Little Mogadishu: Eastleigh, Nairobi’s Global Somali Hub. New York: Oxford University Press.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 313pp.

14. Chabal, Patrick & Toby Green. Guinea- Bissau: Micro-State to Narco-State. London: C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 2016. 290pp.

15. Chapman, Rico Devara. Student Resistance to Apartheid at The University of Fort Hare: Freedom Now, A Degree Tomorrow. Lanham, Boulder, New York, London: Lexington Books, 2016. 135pp.

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

17. Clapham, Christopher. The Horn of Africa: State Formation and Decay. Oxford University Press, 2017. 224pp.

18. 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

19. Comaroff, John, Comaroff Jean. The Truth About Crime: Sovereignty, Knowledge, Social Order. London: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 347pp

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

21. Davidson, Joanna. Sacred Rice: An Ethnography of Identity, Environment and Development in Rural West Africa. New York, Oxford. Oxford University Press, 2016. 249pp

22. Debos, Marielle. Living by the gun in Chad: Combatants, Impunity and State Formation. London: Zed Books Ltd., 2016. 239pp

23. De Jorio, Rosa. Cultural Heritage: in Mali, in the Neoliberal Era. University of Illinois Press, 2016. 169pp

24. Devereux, S., Getu, M. Informal and Formal Social Protection Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. Fountain Publishers, 2013. 203pp

25. Dorman, Sarah Rich. Understanding Zimbabwe: From Liberation to Authoritarianism. New York: Oxford University Press., 2016. 347pp

26. Esacove, Anne. Modernizing Sexuality: U.S HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 197pp

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

28. Goldstone, Brian. and Juan Obarrio (eds.). African Futures: Essays on Crisis, Emergence, and Possibility. Chicago; University of Chicago Press, 2016. 267 pp.

29. Gyimah-Brempong, Kwabena, Michael Johnson, and Hiroyuki Takeshima (eds.). The Nigerian Rice Economy:
Policy Options for Transforming Production, Marketing, and Trade. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 320 pp.

30. Hiribarren, Vincent. A History of Borno. London: Hurst & Company, 2017. 311pp.

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

32. Johnson, Douglas H. The Root Causes of Sudan’s Civil Wars: Old Wars and New Wars. Rochester, New York: James Currey, 2016. 252pp.

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

34. Lawrence, Benjamin, 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.

35. Meredith, Matin, The Fate of Africa. New York: Public Affairs, 2011. 770pp.

36. Meredith, Matin, The Fortunes of Africa. New York: Public Affairs, 201a. 745pp.

37. Mills, Greg, Herbst, Jeffrey, Olusegun, Obansanjo, Davis, Dickie Making Africa Work. London: Hurst & Company, 2017. 317pp.

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

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

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

41. Pravak, Miroslava. Making the Mark. Ohio University Press, 2016. 309pp.

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

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

44. Saine, Abdoulaye, N'Diaye, Boubacar, Houngnikpo, Mathurin. Elections and Democratization on west Africa. Africa World Press, 2011. 452pp.

45. Sanneh, Lamin. Beyond Jihad: The Pacifist Tradition in West African Islam. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 376pp.

46. Shaw, Carolyn. Women and Power in Zimbabwe. University of Illinois Press, 2015. 216pp.

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

48. Trefon, Theodore. Congo’s Environmental Paradox: Potential and Predation in a Land of Plenty. London: Zed Books, 2016. 194pp.

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

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

51. Volpi, Frederic Revolution and Authoritarianism in North Africa. Oxford University Press, 2017. 232pp.

52. Von Cer Goltz, Anna, Waldschidt-Nelson, Britta Inventing the Silent Majority in Western Europe and the United States. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 412pp.

53. 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.

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

55. Wolf, Anne. Political Islam in Tunisia: The History of Ennahda. Oxford University Press, 2017. 269pp.

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