Publications by members in 2008

Marion Arnold (2008) Art in Eastern Africa. Tanzania: Mkuki na Nyota Publishers. ISBN: 978-9-987-44913-2, 192pp, hardback, £34.95; link

Gertrud Boden (ed) !Qamtee |aa ≠Xanya – The Books of Traditions. Histories, Texts and Illustrations from the !Xoon and ‘Njohan People of Namibia. Basel: Basler Afrika Bibliographien. 978-3-9055758-04-7, 108 pages, £12.40; orders(AT)

Elleke Boehmer (2008) Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: University Press. 144 pages, 978-0-19-280301-6, £7.99; link

Patricia O. Daley (2008) Gender and Genocide in Burundi: The Search for Spaces of Peace in the Great Lakes Region. Oxford: James Currey. 978-1847013064, 256 pages; £12.95; link

Birgit Englert and Elizabeth Daley (eds) (2008) Women’s Land Rights and Privatization in Eastern Africa. Oxford: James Currey. 192 pages, hardback: 978-1-84-7016119, £45.00; paperback: 978-1-84-7016102, £19.99; link

Jonathan Glennie (2008) The Trouble with Aid: Why Less Could Mean More for Africa. London: Zed Books. 192 pages, hardback: 978-1-84813-039-5, £40.00; paperback: 978-1-84813-040-1, £12.99; link

Dorian Haarhoof (ed) (2007) Seven Letters – HIV/AIDS Stories from Namibian Children. Basel: Basler Afrika Bibliographien. 978-3-905758-01-6, 95 pages, £11.10; orders(AT)

Arnold Hughes and David Perfect (2008) Historical Dictionary of The Gambia. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 4th edition. 376 pages, 978-0-8108-5825-1, £56.00; link

Sarah Ladipo Mayika (2008) In Dependence. London: Legend Press. 288 pages, 978-1906558062, £7.99; tomchalmers(AT)

Claire Mercer, Ben Page and Martin Evans (2008) Development and the African Diaspora: Place and the Politics of Home. London: Zed Books. 256 pages; hardback: 9781842779002, £60; paperback: 978-1-84277-901-9, £18.99; link

Tom Porteous (2008) Britain in Africa. London: Zed Books. 160 pages; hardback: 978-1-84277-975-0, £40; paper: 978-1-84277-976-7, £12.99; link

John S. Saul (2008) Decolonization and Empire: Contesting the Rhetoric and Reality of Resubordination in Southern Africa and Beyond. London: Merlin Press. 196 pages, 978-0-85036-592-4, £11.95; link

Jeggan C. Senghor (2008) The Politics of Senegambian Integration, 1958-1994. Oxford: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, 335pp, ISBN-13:978-3-03911-132-9, £40.00; link

Fredrik Söderbaum and Ian Taylor (eds) (2008) Afro-Regions: The Dynamics of Cross-border Micro-Regionalism in Africa. Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute. 203 pages; 978-91-7106-618-3; SEK250.00, approx. €27.00 or £24.00; link

Ian Taylor (2008) China’s New Role in Africa. Boulder: Colorado: Lynne Rienner, 245 pages; 978-1-58826-636-1, £35.00; Turpin Distribution: 01767-604972 or eurospan(at)

Peter Uvin (2008) Life after Violence: a People’s Story of Burundi. London: Zed Books; 224 pages, hardback: 9781848131798, £40; paperback: 9781848131804, £12.99; link

A. B. Zack-Williams (ed.) (2008) The Quest for Sustainable Development and Peace: The 2007 Sierra Leone Elections. Uppsala: The Nordic Africa Institute, 978-91-7106-619-0; Free: link (PDF)

Hans M. Zell (2008) Publishing, Books and Reading in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Critical Bibliography. 762 pages; 978-0-9541029-5-1 £130.00/€195.00/$260.00, print and online, online access bundled with print. More details about the book, including the table of contents, at link. Contact Hans Zell Publishing: 01520-722951 or hanszell(AT)

Jürgen Zimmerer and Joachim Zeller (eds) (2008) Genocide in German South-West Africa: The Colonial War of 1904-1908 and its Aftermath. Translated and introduced by E. J. Neather. 337 pages; hardback: 978-0-85036-573-3; £50.00; paperback: 978-0-85036-574-0, £15.95; link