Category: African Studies

Atlantic Virginia–Now in Paperback

Atlantic Virginia: Intercolonial Relations in the Seventeenth Century April Lee Hatfield 320 pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 9 maps Paper 2007 | ISBN 978-0-8122-1997-5 | $22.50 |… READ MORE

Marking the Birthday of W.E.B. Du Bois

February 23 is a special day in American, African American, and world history. It is the birthday of W. E. B. Du Bois, perhaps the nation’s greatest intellectual and activist…. READ MORE

Female Circumcision–Now in Paperback

Female Circumcision: Multicultural Perspectives Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf, Editor 296 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 illus. Paper 2007 | ISBN 978-0-8122-1941-8 | $19.95 | £13.00 A volume in the… READ MORE

Besteman Reconnects with Refugees

Penn Press author and Colby College professor Catherine Besteman discussed her involvement with Maine’s growing African immigrant community in a recent New Yorker article by William Finnegan. A year ago,… READ MORE

Child Soldiers is “groundbreaking”

PsycCRITIQUES, the APA Review of Books, recently examined Child Soldiers in Africa by Alcinda Honwana. The reviewers praised Honwana for contributing to social research on Lusophone African nations, such as… READ MORE

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