Aina, L.O., A.A. Alemna, and Iyabo Mabawonku, eds. Improving the Quality of Library and Information Science Journals in West Africa. Proceedings of the Stakeholders Conference. Held at University of Ibadan, Nigeria, 7-8 December 2005. Sponsored by International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP), Oxford, United Kingdom.
Maria Petringa, Brazza, A Life for Africa, available at:
Can also be ordered in bookstores.
First complete biography in English on Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, a European explorer, a colonial governor, and a human rights investigator.
Minibus Media has started its distribution of the documentary The Making of a President, concerning the Malawi election 2004. For more information on how to order, please visit http://www.minibusmedia.org
Keepers of Memory, film exploring the personal cost of those who
survived the Rwandan genocide, as recently seen on CNN.
Choices Videos at: http://www.choicesvideo.net
Catherine Miller, Francois Ireton, Isabelle Dalmau (eds.), Land, Ethnicity, and Political Legitimacy in Eastern Sudan. 2006. Cairo, CEDEJ (Centre d'Etude et de documentation economiques, juridiques, et sociales), Khartoum, DSRC (Development Studies Research Center).
Stephen J. North. Europeans in British Administered East Africa: a
biographical Listing 1888-1905. Third (revised & Extended) Edition.
Published October 2005.
To order of for further details contact:
Stephen J. North
Wantage, Oxon OX12 9AS, England.
Hans Zell. The African Studies Companion: a Guide to Information
Sources. New 4th Edition - 2006. Print & Online. Online access is
bundled with print, and purchase of the print edition entitles you to
free access to the electronic version.
Hans Zell Publishing
Lochcarron, Ross-shire, IV54 8Yb, Scotland, U.K.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Website: http://www.hanszell.co.uk or http://www.africanstudiescompanion.com
Ayodeji Olukoju. Culture and Customs of Liberia. Westport, CT: Praeger/Greenwood Publishing Group. 2006.
June E. Roberts. Reading Erna Brodber: Uniting the Black Diaspora through Folk Culture and Religion. Westport, CT: Praeger/Greenwood Publishing Group. 2006.
Deborah Ann Schmitt. The Bechuanaland, Pioneers and Gunners. Westport, CT: Praeger/Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005.
James Denbow and Phenyo C. Thebe. Culture and Customs of Botswana. Westport, CT: Prager/Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006.
Raymoond Smyke. The First African Diplomat, published in january 2005, available on http://www.xlibris.com (book about Momolu Massquoi).
Rene Pelissier. Spanish Africa - Afrique Espagnole. Etudes Sur la Fin d'un Empire (1957-1976). Editions Pelissier, Motamets 78630 Orgeval, France. 2005.
Yaw Oheneba-Sakyi and Baffour K. Takyi (eds.). African Families at the Turn of the 21st Century. Westport, CT: Praeger/Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006.
User Information Literacy: Case Studies from University Library
Programmes in the SCANUL-ECS Region. Edited by Elizabeth Kiondo and
Jangawe Msuya. 2005. xiv, 252 p. ISBN: 1 90292827 X
Copies may be ordered through the INASP website, by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to:
Aldates,Oxford OX1 1ST
Information on the National African Language Resource Center's current
publications is at http://lang.nalrc.wisc.edu/nalrc/home.html
The History of the South African Department of Foreign Afairs 1927-1993,
published by SAIIA; for ordering info. contact:
Tom Wheeler, Chief Operating Officer
The South Afrian Institute of International Affairs,
Jan Smuts House, University of the Witwatersrand
Tel: +27 11 339 2021
An ancient people in the state of Menelik: the Oromo. By Fr. Martial de
Salviac; translation, Ayalew Kanno. East Lansing, MI: Ayalew Kanno,
c2005. $20.00. Available from:
East Lansing, MI 48823
Slave Routes and Oral Tradition in Southeastern Africa, edited by Benigna Zimba, Edward Alpers, Allen Isaacman, published by Filsom Entertainment, Lda., Mauto, Mozambique, 340 papers, sponsored by Eduardo Mondlane University, Higher Educatioon Project 1.
Re-Invigorating the University mandate in a Globalising Environment: Challenges, Obstacles and Way Forward. Conference Proceedings (26th-27th May, 2005), Kenyatta University. DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst/German Academic Exchange Service), Regional Office for Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, 2005.
Kagan, Alfred. Reference Guide to Africa: a Bibliography of Sources. 2nd edition. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2005.
The Icelandic University Press in collaboration with Stormur Publishing has published, Poverty Alleviation Policy in Uganda since 1986: States, Donors and NGOs, by Alan Sturla Sverrisson. 390pp. $90.
Mcintyre, (Ed.). (2004). Invisible Stakeholders: Children and War in Africa. Department of Women & Gender Studies, University of Buea Gender Issues in Development series, #1.
Full text available at:
Endeley, J. B. & Ardener, S. (Eds.). (2004). New Gender Studies from Cameroon and the Caribbean. More information at: http://msupress.msu.edu/bookTemplate.php?bookID=2425
Washington, N. Teresa. (2005). Our Mothers, Our Powers, Our Texts: Manifestations of └jÚ in Africana Literature. Indiana University Press. http://allafrica.com/stories/200603160774.html
Oyewumi, Oyeronke. (Ed.)(2005). African Gender Studies: A Reader. Palgrave Macmillan. See http://allafrica.com/stories/200603160845.html
Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West
Africa, to be published by the Intermediate Technology and Development
Group (see link below for details).
Cell: +44(0)7958 035 451
Fax: +44 (0)161 273 8829
Also of Interest:
Institute of Security Studies website at: http://www.iss.co.za/index.html Contains: Country Factfiles, Statistical data, News, Maps, Forthcoming events.
Centre for Research, Information Management and Media Development (CRIMMD) is setting up a free library for young Nigerian readers. Full story at: http://allafrica.com/stories/200603290269.html
The Journal Africa Published Special Issue For 2006.
Africa, the Journal of the International African Institute, will henceforth publish the first issue of each volume as a book.
Volume 76 Number 1 (2006) will be published in March as a book entitled African Socialisms and Postsocialisms. Edited by Anne Pitcher and Kelly Askew, the book will be available in bookshops and through the book trade, and will have a different cover from the standard first issue, sent as usual to subscribers.
Journal of Darfurian Studies.
Seeks to create a central source of infiormation for policymakers and scholars to utilize when advocating for effective action in resolving the conflict in Darfur.
The Journal of Pan African Studies has published its first online journal in March 2006 at http://www.jpanafircan.com.
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