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Editors: Professor David Anderson, Professor Catherine Boone, Professor Carolyn Brown, Professor Christopher Clapham, Professor Michael Gomez, Professor Nancy J. Jacobs, Professor Richard Roberts, Professor David Robinson, Professor Leonardo A. Villalón

The African Studies series, founded in 1968, is a prestigious series of monographs, general surveys, and textbooks on Africa covering history, political science, anthropology, economics, and ecological and environmental issues. The series seeks to publish work by senior scholars as well as the best new research.

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There are 290 books in this series...

[130] Dictators and Democracy in African Development

The Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria
Volume 0, Part 0,

[130] Dictators and Democracy in African Development

The Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria
Volume 0, Part 0,

[26] A History of African Christianity 1950–1975

Volume 0, Part 0,

Politics and Violence in Burundi

The Language of Truth in an Emerging State
Volume 0, Part 0,

[64] H. C. Bankole-Bright and Politics in Colonial Sierra Leone, 1919–1958

Volume 0, Part 0,

[64] H. C. Bankole-Bright and Politics in Colonial Sierra Leone, 1919–1958

Volume 0, Part 0,

[140] Transforming Sudan

Decolonization, Economic Development, and State Formation
Volume 0, Part 0,

[62] Prelude to the Mahdiyya

Peasants and Traders in the Shendi Region, 1821–1885
Volume 0, Part 0,

[84] The Culture of Politics in Modern Kenya

[84] The Culture of Politics in Modern Kenya

[18] Muslim Brotherhoods in Nineteenth-Century Africa

[135] From Slavery to Aid

Politics, Labour, and Ecology in the Nigerien Sahel, 1800–2000
Volume 0, Part 0,

[135] From Slavery to Aid

Politics, Labour, and Ecology in the Nigerien Sahel, 1800–2000
Volume 0, Part 0,

[68] Abraham Esau's War

A Black South African War in the Cape, 1899–1902

[92] Senegambia and the Atlantic Slave Trade

[92] Senegambia and the Atlantic Slave Trade

[115] A History of Race in Muslim West Africa, 1600–1960

Volume 0, Part 0,

[115] A History of Race in Muslim West Africa, 1600–1960

Volume 0, Part 0,

[123] Black Morocco

A History of Slavery, Race, and Islam
Volume 0, Part 0,

[136] National Liberation in Postcolonial Southern Africa

A Historical Ethnography of SWAPO's Exile Camps
Volume 0, Part 0,

[136] National Liberation in Postcolonial Southern Africa

A Historical Ethnography of SWAPO's Exile Camps
Volume 0, Part 0,

[20] Liberia and Sierra Leone

An Essay in Comparative Politics

[61] Transformation and Continuity in Revolutionary Ethiopia

[60] France and Islam in West Africa, 1860–1960

Volume 0, Part 0,

[88] Kingship and State

The Buganda Dynasty
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[88] Kingship and State

The Buganda Dynasty
Volume 0, Part 0,

[103] The Politics of Evil

Magic, State Power and the Political Imagination in South Africa

[103] The Politics of Evil

Magic, State Power and the Political Imagination in South Africa

[103] The Politics of Evil African Edition

Magic, State Power and the Political Imagination in South Africa
Volume 0, Part 0,

[29] Families Divided

The Impact of Migrant Labour in Lesotho

[34] Volkskapitalisme

Class, Capital and Ideology in the Development of Afrikaner Nationalism, 1934–1948

[111] Defeating Mau Mau, Creating Kenya

Counterinsurgency, Civil War, and Decolonization
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[111] Defeating Mau Mau, Creating Kenya

Counterinsurgency, Civil War, and Decolonization
Volume 0, Part 0,

[122] Ethnic Patriotism and the East African Revival

A History of Dissent, c.1935–1972
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Ethnic Patriotism and the East African Revival

A History of Dissent, c.1935–1972
Volume 0, Part 0,

[15] Saints and Politicians

[65] Contemporary West African States

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[23] West African States: Failure and Promise

A Study in Comparative Politics

[86] From Slave Trade to 'Legitimate' Commerce

The Commercial Transition in Nineteenth-Century West Africa

[86] From Slave Trade to 'Legitimate' Commerce

The Commercial Transition in Nineteenth-Century West Africa

Slavery and Emancipation in Islamic East Africa

From Honor to Respectability
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Slavery and Emancipation in Islamic East Africa

From Honor to Respectability
Volume 0, Part 0,

[78] A South African Kingdom

The Pursuit of Security in Nineteenth-Century Lesotho

[78] A South African Kingdom

The Pursuit of Security in Nineteenth-Century Lesotho

[141] Colonizing Consent

Rape and Governance in South Africa's Eastern Cape
Volume 0, Part 0,

[133] Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania

Freedom, Democracy and Citizenship in the Era of Decolonization
Volume 0, Part 0,

[133] Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania

Freedom, Democracy and Citizenship in the Era of Decolonization
Volume 0, Part 0,

[143] The Politics of Poverty

Policy-Making and Development in Rural Tanzania
Volume 0, Part 0,

[41] A History of Niger 1850–1960

Volume 0, Part 0,

[6] Labour in the South African Gold Mines 1911–1969

Volume 0, Part 0,

[89] Decolonization and African Society

The Labor Question in French and British Africa

[17] Politics of Decolonization

Kenya Europeans and the Land Issue 1960–1965

[139] The Struggle over State Power in Zimbabwe

Law and Politics since 1950
Volume 0, Part 0,

[129] From Empires to NGOs in the West African Sahel

The Road to Nongovernmentality
Volume 0, Part 0,

[129] From Empires to NGOs in the West African Sahel

The Road to Nongovernmentality
Volume 0, Part 0,

[106] An Economic History of Imperial Madagascar, 1750–1895

The Rise and Fall of an Island Empire
Volume 0, Part 0,

[106] An Economic History of Imperial Madagascar, 1750–1895

The Rise and Fall of an Island Empire
Volume 0, Part 0,

[131] Water, Civilisation and Power in Sudan

The Political Economy of Military-Islamist State Building
Volume 0, Part 0,

[131] Water, Civilisation and Power in Sudan

The Political Economy of Military-Islamist State Building
Volume 0, Part 0,

[13] Asante in the Nineteenth Century

The Structure and Evolution of a Political Order
2nd Edition

[63] Wa and the Wala

Islam and Polity in Northwestern Ghana

[63] Wa and the Wala

Islam and Polity in Northwestern Ghana

[1] City Politics

A Study of Léopoldville, 1962-63

[77] West African Slavery and Atlantic Commerce

The Senegal River Valley, 1700–1860

[77] West African Slavery and Atlantic Commerce

The Senegal River Valley, 1700–1860

[90] Misreading the African Landscape

Society and Ecology in a Forest-Savanna Mosaic

[49] The Shell Money of the Slave Trade

[57] Entrepreneurs and Parasites

The Struggle for Indigenous Capitalism in Zaïre
Volume 0, Part 0,

[102] Re-Imagining Rwanda

Conflict, Survival and Disinformation in the Late Twentieth Century

[102] Re-Imagining Rwanda

Conflict, Survival and Disinformation in the Late Twentieth Century

[74] The Kanyok of Zaire

An Institutional and Ideological History to 1895

[74] The Kanyok of Zaire

An Institutional and Ideological History to 1895

[9] Dependence and Opportunity

Political Change in Ahafo

[25] A Modern History of Tanganyika

Volume 0, Part 0,

[137] Africans

The History of a Continent
Volume 0, Part 0, 3rd Edition

[137] Africans

The History of a Continent
Volume 0, Part 0, 3rd Edition

[95] East African Doctors

A History of the Modern Profession

[107] Honour in African History

[107] Honour in African History

[58] The African Poor

A History

[91] Peasant Revolution in Ethiopia

The Tigray People's Liberation Front, 1975–1991

[91] Peasant Revolution in Ethiopia

The Tigray People's Liberation Front, 1975–1991

[42] Industrialisation and Trade Union Organization in South Africa, 1924–1955

The Rise and Fall of the South African Trades and Labour Council
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[42] Industrialisation and Trade Union Organization in South Africa, 1924–1955

The Rise and Fall of the South African Trades and Labour Council
Volume 0, Part 0,

[138] Colonial Buganda and the End of Empire

Political Thought and Historical Imagination in Africa
Volume 0, Part 0,

[19] Warfare in the Sokoto Caliphate

Historical and Sociological Perspectives
Volume 0, Part 0,

Smugglers and Saints of the Sahara

Regional Connectivity in the Twentieth Century
Volume 0, Part 0,

Smugglers and Saints of the Sahara

Regional Connectivity in the Twentieth Century
Volume 0, Part 0,

[142] The Value of Disorder

Autonomy, Prosperity, and Plunder in the Chadian Sahara
Volume 0, Part 0,

[134] Political Identity and Conflict in Central Angola, 1975–2002

Volume 0, Part 0,

[134] Political Identity and Conflict in Central Angola, 1975–2002

Volume 0, Part 0,

[134] Political Identity and Conflict in Central Angola, 1975–2002

Volume 0, Part 0,

[132] The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland

Literacy, Politics and Nationalism, 1914–2014
Volume 0, Part 0,

[132] The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland

Literacy, Politics and Nationalism, 1914–2014
Volume 0, Part 0,

[116] Witchcraft and Colonial Rule in Kenya, 1900–1955

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[116] Witchcraft and Colonial Rule in Kenya, 1900–1955

Volume 0, Part 0,

[7] The Price of Liberty

Personality and Politics in Colonial Nigeria

[125] Making Citizens in Africa

Ethnicity, Gender, and National Identity in Ethiopia
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[125] Making Citizens in Africa

Ethnicity, Gender, and National Identity in Ethiopia
Volume 0, Part 0,

[69] The Politics of Harmony

Land Dispute Strategies in Swaziland

[69] The Politics of Harmony

Land Dispute Strategies in Swaziland

[80] Islamic Society and State Power in Senegal

Disciples and Citizens in Fatick
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[80] Islamic Society and State Power in Senegal

Disciples and Citizens in Fatick
Volume 0, Part 0,

[119] Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies

Volume 0, Part 0,

[119] Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies

Volume 0, Part 0,

[104] Transforming Mozambique

The Politics of Privatization, 1975–2000

[104] Transforming Mozambique

The Politics of Privatization, 1975–2000

[5] The Ghanaian Factory Worker

Industrial Man in Africa
Volume 0, Part 0,

[24] Afrikaners of the Kalahari

White Minority in a Black State
Volume 0, Part 0,

[124] An African Slaving Port and the Atlantic World

Benguela and its Hinterland
Volume 0, Part 0,

[124] An African Slaving Port and the Atlantic World

Benguela and its Hinterland
Volume 0, Part 0,

[94] Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa

Volume 0, Part 0,

[94] Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa

Volume 0, Part 0,

[93] Commerce and Economic Change in West Africa

The Palm Oil Trade in the Nineteenth Century

[93] Commerce and Economic Change in West Africa

The Palm Oil Trade in the Nineteenth Century

[16] The Lions of Dagbon

Political Change in Northern Ghana
Volume 0, Part 0,

[75] Pragmatism in the Age of Jihad

The Precolonial State of Bundu
Volume 0, Part 0,

[75] Pragmatism in the Age of Jihad

The Precolonial State of Bundu
Volume 0, Part 0,

[114] Africa in the Time of Cholera

A History of Pandemics from 1817 to the Present
Volume 0, Part 0,

[114] Africa in the Time of Cholera

A History of Pandemics from 1817 to the Present
Volume 0, Part 0,

[44] Slavery in Dutch South Africa

[105] Guerrilla Veterans in Post-war Zimbabwe

Symbolic and Violent Politics, 1980–1987

[105] Guerrilla Veterans in Post-war Zimbabwe

Symbolic and Violent Politics, 1980–1987

[70] Zimbabwe's Guerrilla War

Peasant Voices
Volume 0, Part 0,

[50] Political Domination in Africa

Volume 0, Part 0,

[67] Slavery and African Life

Occidental, Oriental, and African Slave Trades

[30] Slavery, Colonialism and Economic Growth in Dahomey, 1640–1960

Volume 0, Part 0,

[46] Salt of the Desert Sun

A History of Salt Production and Trade in the Central Sudan

[117] Transformations in Slavery

A History of Slavery in Africa
Volume 0, Part 0, 3rd Edition

[117] Transformations in Slavery

A History of Slavery in Africa
Volume 0, Part 0, 3rd Edition

[76] Slow Death for Slavery

The Course of Abolition in Northern Nigeria 1897–1936
Volume 0, Part 0,

[35] The Settler Economies

Studies in the Economic History of Kenya and Southern Rhodesia 1900–1963

[144] Boundaries, Communities and State-Making in West Africa

The Centrality of the Margins
Volume 0, Part 0,

[144] Boundaries, Communities and State-Making in West Africa

The Centrality of the Margins
Volume 0, Part 0,

[73] The Elusive Granary

Herder, Farmer, and State in Northern Kenya

[40] Black People and the South African War 1899–1902

Volume 0, Part 0,

[31] Kings, Commoners and Concessionaires

The Evolution and Dissolution of the Nineteenth-Century Swazi State

[87] Leisure and Society in Colonial Brazzaville

[2] Studies in Rural Capitalism in West Africa

[10] African Railwaymen

Solidarity and Opposition in an East African Labour Force
Volume 0, Part 0,

[96] Middlemen of the Cameroons Rivers

The Duala and their Hinterland, c.1600–c.1960

[96] Middlemen of the Cameroons Rivers

The Duala and their Hinterland, c.1600–c.1960

[53] Horn and Crescent

Cultural Change and Traditional Islam on the East African Coast, 800–1900

[11] Islam and Tribal Art in West Africa

[127] A History of African Motherhood

The Case of Uganda, 700–1900
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[127] A History of African Motherhood

The Case of Uganda, 700–1900
Volume 0, Part 0,

[56] Democracy and Prebendal Politics in Nigeria

The Rise and Fall of the Second Republic
Volume 0, Part 0,

[99] Slaves, Freedmen and Indentured Laborers in Colonial Mauritius

[99] Slaves, Freedmen and Indentured Laborers in Colonial Mauritius

[22] Class, Power and Ideology in Ghana

The Railwaymen of Sekondi

[38] Essays on the Political Economy of Rural Africa

[21] Adam Kok's Griquas

A Study in the Development of Stratification in South Africa
Volume 0, Part 0,

[98] Status and Respectability in the Cape Colony, 1750–1870

A Tragedy of Manners
Volume 0, Part 0,

[98] Status and Respectability in the Cape Colony, 1750–1870

A Tragedy of Manners
Volume 0, Part 0,

[128] The Borders of Race in Colonial South Africa

The Kat River Settlement, 1829–1856
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[128] The Borders of Race in Colonial South Africa

The Kat River Settlement, 1829–1856
Volume 0, Part 0,

[54] Capital and Labour on the Kimberley Diamond Fields, 1871–1890

Volume 0, Part 0,

[54] Capital and Labour on the Kimberley Diamond Fields, 1871–1890

Volume 0, Part 0,

[4] The Nigerian Military

A Sociological Analysis of Authority and Revolt 1960–67

[121] Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World

Angola and Brazil during the Era of the Slave Trade
Volume 0, Part 0,

[121] Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World

Angola and Brazil during the Era of the Slave Trade
Volume 0, Part 0,

[82] The Eritrean Struggle for Independence

Domination, Resistance, Nationalism, 1941–1993

[82] The Eritrean Struggle for Independence

Domination, Resistance, Nationalism, 1941–1993

[32] Oral Poetry and Somali Nationalism

The Case of Sayid Mahammad 'Abdille Hasan

[110] Islam and Social Change in French West Africa

History of an Emancipatory Community
Volume 0, Part 0,

[110] Islam and Social Change in French West Africa

History of an Emancipatory Community
Volume 0, Part 0,

[43] The Rising of the Red Shawls

A Revolt in Madagascar, 1895–1899
Volume 0, Part 0,

[59] Palm Oil and Protest

An Economic History of the Ngwa Region, South-Eastern Nigeria, 1800–1980

[59] Palm Oil and Protest

An Economic History of the Ngwa Region, South-Eastern Nigeria, 1800–1980

[97] Masters and Servants on the Cape Eastern Frontier, 1760–1803

Volume 0, Part 0,

[97] Masters and Servants on the Cape Eastern Frontier, 1760–1803

Volume 0, Part 0,

[79] State and Society in Pre-colonial Asante

[79] State and Society in Pre-colonial Asante

[101] The Peasant Cotton Revolution in West Africa

Côte d'Ivoire, 1880–1995

[101] The Peasant Cotton Revolution in West Africa

Côte d'Ivoire, 1880–1995

[112] Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda

Volume 0, Part 0,

[112] Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda

Volume 0, Part 0,

[118] The Rise of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in Western Africa, 1300–1589

Volume 0, Part 0,

The Rise of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in Western Africa, 1300–1589

Volume 0, Part 0,

[81] Ethnic Pride and Racial Prejudice in Victorian Cape Town

[27] Slaves, Peasants and Capitalists in Southern Angola 1840-1926

[113] From Africa to Brazil

Culture, Identity, and an Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600–1830
Volume 0, Part 0,

[113] From Africa to Brazil

Culture, Identity, and an Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600–1830
Volume 0, Part 0,

[33] The Political Economy of Pondoland 1860–1930

Volume 0, Part 0,

[109] Guns, Race, and Power in Colonial South Africa

Volume 0, Part 0,

[109] Guns, Race, and Power in Colonial South Africa

Volume 0, Part 0,

[83] Corruption and State Politics in Sierra Leone