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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Highlife Giants: West African Dance Band Pioneers by John Collins
    Highlife Giants: West African Dance Band Pioneers - by John Collins

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911115298 | ISBN 10: 1911115294

    As West Africa’s oldest form of popular music, highlife was the soundtrack of the independence era. Its influence still resonates today.   Highlife Giants is an intimate portrait of the pioneering artistes of West Africa’s music scene from the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Under an African Sky: A Journey to Africa
    Under an African Sky: A Journey to Africa's Climate Frontline - by Peter Hudson

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780261782 | ISBN 10: 1780261780

    This is travel writing that goes beyond appearances and gives a sensitive account of what life is really like in the Sahel region of Africa. Hudson writes about the complexities of culture in Mauritania, and shows how economics and geopolitical force ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music by Anglique Kidjo, with Rachel Wenrick
    Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music - by Anglique Kidjo, with Rachel Wenrick

    £20.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780062071798 | ISBN 10: 0062071793

    Grammy Award-winning singer Anglique Kidjo is known for her electrifying voice and fearless advocacy work. In this intimate memoir, she reveals how she escaped Communist Africa to make her dreams a reality, and how she's prompting others all around ... more

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  • Cover image of book Indigo: In Search of the Colour That Seduced the World by Catherine E. McKinley
    Indigo: In Search of the Colour That Seduced the World - by Catherine E. McKinley

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408822364 | ISBN 10: 1408822369

    Indigo is the rich, electrifying history of a precious dye: its relationship to the trans-Atlantic slave trade, its profound influence on fashion, and its spiritual significance - all very much alive today.  But it is also the story of a persona ... more

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  • Cover image of book Palm Oil and Small Chop by John Goble
    Palm Oil and Small Chop - by John Goble

    £16.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849950114 | ISBN 10: 1849950113

    Palm oil is the quintessence of West Africa it is complex, an acquired taste and reckoned to be rather unhealthy. Small chop is the addition of ingredients that make it palatable for European taste. From the unique perspective of working aboard mer ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bamba Suso and Banna Kanute by Sunjata
    Bamba Suso and Banna Kanute - by Sunjata

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780140447361 | ISBN 10: 0140447369

    Sunjata Keita was the founder of one of the greatest empires of Western Africa. These two epic accounts of his life portray a greedy, slow-witted child - said to have crawled till the age of seven - who grew up as prophecy foretold to become a mighty ... more

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