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Amalion Publishing (Senegal) is an independent scholarly publisher with the mission to disseminate innovative knowledge on Africa and to strengthen the understanding of Africa and its people. Amalion provides a platform for authors to express new, alternative and daring perspectives and views on people, places, events, and issues shaping our world. Amalion Publishing produces monographs, textbooks, journals and literary writings-primarily in English and French-for scholars, students, and general readers with an interest in African Studies, the Humanities, and the social Sciences.


  • A History of the Yoruba People

    A History of the Yoruba People

    By Stephen Adebanji Akintoye

    A History of the Yoruba People is a comprehensive exploration of the founding and growth of one of the most influential groups in Africa. With a population of nearly 40 million spread across Western Africa - and diaspora communities in Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, and...

    Cloth - 9782359260052 - $ 64.95

  • British Colonisation of Northern Nigeria, 1897-1914

    British Colonisation of Northern Nigeria, 1897-1914

    A Reinterpretation of Colonial Sources

    By Mahmud Modibbo Tukur

    Contributions by: Michael J. Watts

    In this densely detailed and interpretatively nuanced study, Mahmud Modibbo Tukur lays bare the very foundations of the colonial state in what is now northern Nigeria. This is a must read for anyone wanting to understand the...

    Cloth - 9782359260465 - $ 114.99

  • British Colonisation of Northern Nigeria, 1897-1914

    British Colonisation of Northern Nigeria, 1897-1914

    A Reinterpretation of Colonial Sources

    By Mahmud Modibbo Tukur

    Contributions by: Michael J. Watts

    In this densely detailed and interpretatively nuanced study, Mahmud Modibbo Tukur lays bare the very foundations of the colonial state in what is now northern Nigeria. This is a must read for anyone wanting to understand the...

    Paper - 9782359260472 - $ 74.99

  • Dimensions of Advertising Theory and Practice in Africa

    Dimensions of Advertising Theory and Practice in Africa

    Edited by: Rotimi Williams Olatunji, Beatrice A. Laninhun

    This book brings together cutting-edge research by leading African communication and media theorists to provide a broad but detailed survey of the history and present state of the art of advertising in Africa. The book is a thought-provoking reminder of the...

    Paper - 9782359260182 - $ 29.95

  • Give Me Room to Move My Feet

    Give Me Room to Move My Feet

    By Mildred Kiconco Barya

    In 100 thought-provoking textually original poems, Mildred Kiconco Barya explores elements of time and space on the landscapes of memory, observation, and experience at individual points and collective levels. This poet uses motion as a connecting thread for the seven parts of human experiences and livelihoods...

    Cloth - 9782359260014 - $ 14.50

  • Giving to Help, Helping to Give

    Giving to Help, Helping to Give

    The Context and Politics of African Philanthropy

    Edited by: Tade Akin Aina, Bhekinkosi Moyo

    In the past decade, the emerging narratives about philanthropy in Africa are the capacities to give not only to help, but also to address the root causes of injustice, want, ignorance, and disease. The narratives are...

    Paper - 9782359260205 - $ 39.95

  • Kalidou Kasse peintures

    Kalidou Kasse peintures

    Experiences de la forme

    By Jean-Bernard Ouedraogo

    [PLEASE NOTE: This book is written in French.] Kalidou Kasse is a Senegalese artist, painter, weaver and sculptor whose perspective for the legitimization of African contemporary art has given birth to several prize-winning works and exhibitions all over the world. His unique style of...

    Cloth - 9782359260410 - $ 34.95

  • La dette odieuse de l'Afrique

    La dette odieuse de l'Afrique

    Comment l'endettement et la fuite des capitaux ont saigne un continent

    By Leonce Ndikumana, James K. Boyce

    Dans La dette odieuse de l'Afrique, Boyce et Ndikumana revelent le fait choquant que, contrairement a la perception populaire comme quoi l'Afrique ponctionne les ressources financieres de l'Occident, le continent est en fait...

    Paper - 9782359260229 - $ 19.95

  • Le choix de l'Ori

    Le choix de l'Ori

    By Louis Camara

    [PLEASE NOTE: This book is written in French.] "Without a doubt, Louis Camara possesses this sense of the tale as well as the genius of narration. His magical pen draws from the ages and the deepest Yoruba thought the sons of gods, curious about humanity, playing out...

    Paper - 9782359260373 - $ 14.95

  • Les Raisins du baobab

    Les Raisins du baobab

    By Ibrahima Amadou Niang

    Les Raisins du baobab is a collection of poems into four parts - Dakaroises, Terreaux d'Afrique, Sutura, and Un Elan d'Humanism - written by the author between December 2002 and May 2009. In Les Raisins du baobab, Ibrahima Amadou Niang questions the image of Africa in...

    Paper - 9782359260076 - $ 14.50