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Adebajo, Adekeye. The Curse of Berlin: Africa after the Cold War. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. xxxiii + 414 pp. $50.00. Cloth.
Atangana, Martin. The End of French Rule in Cameroon. Lanham, Md.: The University Press of America, 2010. xii + 147 pp. $25.50. Paper.
Bagley, Edith Scott, with Joe Hilley. Desert Rose: The Life and legacy of Coretta Scott King. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. 2012. xii + 318 pp. $34.95. Cloth.
Bangura, Abdul Karim. African Mathematics: From Bones to Computers. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2012. 220 pp. $33.00. Paper.
Bekers, Elisabeth, Sissy Helff, and Daniela Merolla, eds. Transcultural Modernities: Narrating Africa in Europe. Amsterdam: Rodopi B.V., 2009. xx + 442 pp. €92.00. Cloth.
Brownhill, Leigh. Land, Food, Freedom: Struggles for the Gendered Commons in Kenya 1870–2007. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2009. viii + 328 pp. $34.95. Paper.
Carbado, Devon W., and Donald Weise, eds. The Long Walk to Freedom: Runaway Slave Narratives. Boston: Beacon Press. 2012. xxiv + 248 pp. $28.95. Cloth.
Carlson, Andrew J., and Dennis G. Carlson. Kossoye: A Village Life in Ethiopia. Trenton N.J.: The Red Sea Press, 2010. xix + 239 pp. $24.95. Paper.
Carmen, Jillian., et al., eds. Visual Century: South African Art in Context 1907–2007. 4 volumes. Johannesburg: Wits University Press. 2011. Vol. 1: xii + 220 pp. Vol. 2: xii + 2217 pp. Vol. 3: xii + 232 pp. No price reported. Cloth.
Clark, John F., and Samuel Decalo. Historical Dictionary of Republic of the Congo. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press. 2012. xlvi + 523 pp. No price reported. Cloth.
Clark, Mary Ann. Then We’ll Sing a New Song: African Influences on America’s Religious Landscape. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield. 2012. viii + 234 pp. $35.00. Cloth.
Dávila, Jerry. Hotel Trópico: Brazil and the Challenge of African Decolonization 1950–1980. Durham N.C.: Duke University Press 2010. xi + 312 pp. No price reported. Paper.
De Jong, Nanette. Tambu: Curacao’s African-Caribbean Ritual and the Politics of Memory. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 2012. xii + 161 pp. $25.00. Paper.
Desai, Ashwin. Reading Revolution: Shakespeare on Robben Island. South Africa: UNISA Press. 2012. xiii + 129 pp. $45.00. Cloth.
Dooling, Wayne. Slavery, Emancipation, and Colonial Rule in South Africa. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2007. xi + 249 pp. $26.95. Paper.
Egblewogbe, Martin. Mr. Happy and the Hammer of God & Other Stories. Oxfordshire, U.K.: Ayebia Clarke. 2012. ix + 194 pp. $15.95. Paper.
Ephirim-Donkor, Anthony. African Religion Defined: A Systematic Study of Ancestor Worship among the Akan. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2010. xi + 145 pp. $25.50. Paper.
Ephirim-Donkor Anthony. African Spirituality: On Becoming Ancestors. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America. 2011. ix + 185 pp. $65.95. Paper. [End Page 201]
Eze, Chielozona. Postcolonial Imagination and Moral Representations in African Literature and Culture. Plymouth, U.K.: Lexington Books. 2011. xvii. + 137 pp. No price reported. Cloth.
Eze, Micheal Onyebuchi. The Politics of History in Contemporary Africa. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010. $85.00. Cloth.
Falola, Toyin, and Nana Akua Amponsab. Women’s Roles in Sub-Saharan Africa. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Greenwood Press, 2012. xvii + 232 pp. $58.00. Cloth.
Gebissa, Ezekiel, ed. Taking the Place of Food: Khat in Ethiopia. Trenton, N.J.: The Red Sea Press, 2010. xi + 239 pp. $29.95. Paper.
Gerhart, Gail M., and Glaser, Clive L. From Protest to Challenge: A Documentary History of African Politics in South Africa, 1882–1990. Volume 6. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. xxxiv + 777 pp. $59.95. Cloth.
Gott, Suzanne, and Kristyne Loughran, eds. Contemporary African Fashion. Foreword by Joanna B. Eicher. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. xvii + 228 pp. $27.95. Paper.
Harper, Mary. Getting Somalia Wrong? Faith, War and Hope in a Shattered State. London: Zed Books. 2012. xiii + 217 pp. No price reported. Cloth.
Howell, Nancy. Life Histories of theDobe !Kung: Food, Fatness, and Well-Being over the Life-Span. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010. xi + 234 pp. $24.95. Paper. $60.00. Cloth.
Idrissa, Abdourahmane, and Samuel Decalo. Historical Dictionary of Niger. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press. 2012. xlvi + 541 pp. No price reported. Cloth.
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