SOAS recommended books on Africa

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Things Fall Apart (Penguin Modern Classics)
1.  Things Fall Apart (Penguin Modern Classics) by Chinua Achebe
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (172 customer reviews)

Africans: The History of a Continent (African Studies)
2.  Africans: The History of a Continent (African Studies) by John Iliffe
£14.14   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Wretched of the Earth (Penguin Modern Classics)
3.  The Wretched of the Earth (Penguin Modern Classics) by Frantz Fanon
£6.99   Used & New from: £3.53
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Fighting for the Rain Forest: War, Youth and Resources in Sierra Leone (African Issues)
4.  Fighting for the Rain Forest: War, Youth and Resources in Sierra Leone (African Issues) by Paul Richards
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Lie of the Land: Challenging Received Wisdom on the African Environment (African Issues)
5.  Lie of the Land: Challenging Received Wisdom on the African Environment (African Issues) by Robin Mearns
£15.69   Used & New from: £4.89

Black Skin, White Masks (Pluto Classics)
6.  Black Skin, White Masks (Pluto Classics) by Frantz Fanon
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African Islam and Islam in Africa: Encounters Between Sufis and Islamists
7.  African Islam and Islam in Africa: Encounters Between Sufis and Islamists by Eva Evers Rosander
Used & New from: £177.00

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African Christianity: Its Public Role
8.  African Christianity: Its Public Role by Paul Gifford
£15.50   Used & New from: £0.01

Africa Works: Disorder as Political Instrument (African Issues)
9.  Africa Works: Disorder as Political Instrument (African Issues) by Patrick Chabal
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The Criminalization of the State in Africa (African Issues)
10.  The Criminalization of the State in Africa (African Issues) by Jean-Francois Bayart
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Famine Crimes: Politics and the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa (African Issues)
11.  Famine Crimes: Politics and the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa (African Issues) by Alexander de Waal
£16.99   Used & New from: £6.94
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Souls of Black Folk (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
12.  The Souls of Black Folk (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Dubois
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Colonialism: A Theoretical Overview
13.  Colonialism: A Theoretical Overview by Jurgen Osterhammel
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History of Islam in Africa
14.  History of Islam in Africa by Nehemia Levtzion
£19.01

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
15.  We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families by Philip Gourevitch
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Purity and Exile: Violence, Memory, and National Cosmology among Hutu Refugees in Tanzania
16.  Purity and Exile: Violence, Memory, and National Cosmology among Hutu Refugees in Tanzania by Liisa H Malkki
£19.50   Used & New from: £11.58

The World and the West: The European Challenge and the Overseas Response in the Age of Empire
17.  The World and the West: The European Challenge and the Overseas Response in the Age of Empire by Philip D. Curtin
£17.01   Used & New from: £6.00

Congo-Paris: Transnational Traders on the Margins of the Law (African Issues)
18.  Congo-Paris: Transnational Traders on the Margins of the Law (African Issues) by Janet MacGaffey
£14.57   Used & New from: £10.15
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Angola: The Political Economy of a Petro-diamond State (African Issues)
19.  Angola: The Political Economy of a Petro-diamond State (African Issues) by Tony Hodges
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The Shadow of the Sun: My African Life
20.  The Shadow of the Sun: My African Life by Ryszard Kapuscinski
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

On the Postcolony (Studies on the History of Society & Culture)
21.  On the Postcolony (Studies on the History of Society & Culture) by Achille Mbembe
£21.95   Used & New from: £13.86
2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

This House Has Fallen: Nigeria in Crisis
22.  This House Has Fallen: Nigeria in Crisis by Karl Maier
£14.65   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars (African Issues)
23.  Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars (African Issues) by Douglas H. Johnson
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Early Art and Architecture of Africa (Oxford History of Art)
24.  Early Art and Architecture of Africa (Oxford History of Art) by Peter Garlake
£12.78   Used & New from: £7.30

Re-Imagining Rwanda: Conflict, Survival and Disinformation in the Late Twentieth Century (African Studies)
25.  Re-Imagining Rwanda: Conflict, Survival and Disinformation in the Late Twentieth Century (African Studies) by Johan Pottier
£27.78   Used & New from: £12.99

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