University of Wisconsin–Madison

Monographs

Our monograph catalog covers the breadth of African Studies and include award-winning research, edited collections, and annotated source material.

Monographs currently in print

2018
Ghana Studies, Vol. 21
Editors: Kofi Baku, Carina Ray
$15

African Economic History, Vol. 46, Number 2
Editors: Mariana Candido, Toyin Falola, Jennifer Lofkrantz, Paul E. Lovejoy
$15

2015
Nyerere’s Philosophy of Economic Equality
Dr. Casimir L. Nyaki, C.S.Sp.  
$15

Inshimi and Imilumbe: Structural Expectations in Bemba Oral Imaginative Narratives
Sister Mary Frost, SDS
$15

2014
The William Cooper Thomson Expedition to Timbo and the Cycle of Regime Change in Fuute Jalon, West Africa, 1841 to 1844
Bruce L. Mouser
$15

2013
Sherungu Muriro: Memoires d’un Nyanga
Daniel P. Biebuyck
$15

2012
Rambler’s Chats: Ghanaian, African, and Global Histories Through the Eyes of a Nkrumahist Columnist
ed. Baba G. Jallow
$10

2011
Setswana Riddles: Translated into English
Barolong Seboni
$12

2007
The Forgotten Pedi/Campbell Expedition into Fuuta Jaloo, West Africa, 1815-17
Ed. B. Mouser
$25

Wakar Harshen Hausa “A Song of Praise to Hausa”
Ed Powe
$12

2006
Guide to Original Sources for Precolonial Western Africa: An Updated and Expanded Supplement to Fage (1994)
Stanley B. Alpern
$15

One Word: Listening to Violence in Early Colonial Sierra Leone
Daniel R. Magaziner
$12

2005
Incompatible Visions: South Asian Religions in History and Culture
ed. James Blumenthal
$15

2004
Cameroonian Women the Act of Petitioning and the Creation of a Popular Nationalism 1949-1960
Meredith Terretta
$12

History in Africa: A Journal of Method
ed. David Henige
$15

2003
The Reverend Peter Hartwig 1804-1815: A Sourcebook of Correspondence from the Church Missionary Society Archive
ed. B. Mouser with N. Mouser
$11

Case of the Reverend Peter Hartwig Slave Trader or Misunderstood Idealist? Clash of Church Missionary Society/Imperial Objectives in Sierra Leone1804-1815
B. Mouser with N. Mouser
$11

The Life of Charles Muhoro Kareri
Charles Muhoro Kareri / ed. Derek R. Peterson
$14

2001
Voyage to the Coast of Africa
François de Paris ed. Aimery Caron
$12

Chief of a Heathen Town: Kgosi Sechele and the Arrival of Christianity Among the Tswana
Stephen Volz
$10

A Bibliography of Swahili Language and Linguistics
David M. Westley
$15

2000
William Sunley and David Livingstone: A Tale of Two Consuls
ed. G. and P. Nottingham Clendennen
$14

Chief Luka and the Lari Massacre: Contrary Notions of Kikuyu Land Tenure and the Mau Mau War
Stephen Corradini
$8

The Epic of El Hadj Umar Taal of Fuuta
ed. Samba and Birahim Caam Diop
$14

Spurious Arabic: Hausa and Colonial Nigeria
John Edward Philips
$12

I’m Not What You’re Searching For: Frameworks Perceptions and the Construction of Liberian Refugee Identity in Côte d’Ivoire 1989-1997|
Leah Thayer
$8

1998
Democracy and the Elite in Nigeria: Perspectives from Survey Research
Paul A. with assistance of Warisu O. Alli Beckett
$8

The Literature of Balaraba Ramat Yakubu and the Emerging Genre of Littattafai na Soyayya
Novian Whitsitt
$8

Segu Maana Bamanankan Na: Bamana Language Edition of the Epic of Segu
Tayiru Banbera, Introduction by David C. Conrad, ed. Soumaila Diakite, Kassim Kone, Karim Traore
$15

Studies in the Nineteenth-Century Economic History of Nigeria
eds. Toyin and Ann O’Hear Falola
$14

A Stroke of Unbelievable Luck
Issac Fadoyebo ed. David Killingray
$12

The Mfecane: An Annotated Bibliography
David M. Westley
$12

1997
Pilgrims Interpreters and Agents: French Reconnaissance Reports on the Sokoto Caliphate and Borno1891-1895

eds. A. S. Kanya-Forstner and Paul Lovejoy
$16

1996
The Artfulness of M’Fa Jigi. An Interview With Nyamaton Diarro

Sarah Brett-Smith
$14

Burden at Sunset: Last Days of Empire
Neil Skinner
$15

Ecrits D’Entre-Deux Mondes
Gérard Chouin
$15

Guides Collections and Ancillary Materials to African Archival Resources in the United States
John and Yvette Scheven Howell
$14

Female Characters in Contemporary Kenyan Women’s Writing: Independent Figures or Subdued Voices?
Marie Kruger
$15

Study of Africa. Curriculum Materials for K-12
ed. Betty Wass
$8

1995
Lyrics of Basotho Migrants

David Coplan
$16

Evangelisch-Lutherisches Missionsblatt. Extracts on Arusha and Meru 1897-1914
ed.Tom Spear, translated by C. Michelle Murphy & Timothy M. Murphy
$10

1993
A Witch in My Heart Short Stories and Poems

Hilda Kuper
$12

Labarin Baba [Hausa version of Baba of Karo]
Mary Smith
$10

Seeds in the Palm of My Hand
Edward Kanu Uku
$18

1992
Letters from Nigeria1899-1900 by David Wynford Carnegie
ed. Ann O’Hear
$12

1991
Decade of Discontent: an Index to Fighting Talk1954-1963
Dorothy Woodson
$12

Democratization and Structural Adjustment in Africa in the 1990s
eds. L. Deng M. Kostner and M. Crawford Young
$8

Trade on the Guinea Coast 1657-1666: The Correspondence of the English East India Company
ed. Margaret Makepeace
$15

Yoruba Historiography
Toyin Falola
$19

1988
An Index to Drum: Africa’s Leading Magazine1951-1965
Dorothy Woodson
$15

1987
A Bibliography of the Kalenjin Peoples of East Africa
R. et al Daniels
$8

Kongo Language Course: Maloongi Makikoongo, A Course in the Dialect of Zoombo, Northern Angola
Hazel Carter, Joao Makoondekw a

Raw Medium and Well Done: A Critical Review of Editorial and Quasi-Editorial Work on Pre-European Sources for Sub-Saharan Africa1960-1986
Adam Jones
$12

1985
Gikuyu Ni Kioigire: A First Course in Kikuyu, 1: Wirute Gikuyu
P. Bennett, A. Biersteker, W. Gikonyo, S. Hershberg, J. Kamande, C. Perez, M. Swearingen; illus. S.C. Bennett, M. Wagner, W.P. Wagner
$15

Gikuyu Ni Kioigire: A First Course in Kikuyu, 2: Aria-i na Aagikuyu
P. Bennett, A. Biersteker, W. Gikonyo, S. Hershberg, J. Kamande, C. Perez, M. Swearingen; illus. S.C. Bennett, M. Wagner, W.P. Wagner
$15

Gikuyu Ni Kioigire: A First Course in Kikuyu, 3: Essays, Texts, and Glossaries
P. Bennett, A. Biersteker, W. Gikonyo, S. Hershberg, J. Kamande, C. Perez, M. Swearingen; illus. S.C. Bennett, M. Wagner, W.P. Wagner
$15

Hausa Lexical Expansion Since 1930: Bargery Supplement
Neil Skinner
$8

1982
Wasan Bahaushe Gaskiyarsa
John Sigel
$7

1981
Adamawa Fulfulde: An Introductory Course
Corinne A. Pelletier, A. Neil Skinner
$15

The Kanuri Language: a reference grammar
John P. Hutchison
$15

The Saga of a Cotton Capulana
Luis Polanah
$7

1979
Adamawa Fulfulde: an introductory course
Corinne A. Pelletier, A. Neil Skinner
$15

1977
Maasai and Iloikop: Ritual Experts and Their Followers
John Lawrence Berntsen
$15

1975
African Economic History Review: Vol. II, Number 1
ed. Margaret Jean Hay, Patrick Manning
$8

1974
African Economic History Review: Vol. I, Number 1
ed. Margaret Hay
$8

African Economic History Review: Vol. I, Number 2
ed. Margaret Hay
$8

Tamazight Basic Course
Jeanette Harries
$15