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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 4 books in this booklist

  • 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 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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