Bibliography on AFRICA

Professor Gloria T.Emeagwali,

Professor of History and African Studies,

Central Connecticut State University


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General

1. Gloria Emeagwali, ed. Africa and the Academy. Challenging Hegemonic Discourses on Africa. NJ: Africa World Press, 2006.

2. Gloria Emeagwali, and Sefa Dei,G. eds.African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplines. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2014

3. Gloria Emeagwali, and Shizha. E. eds.African Indigenous Knowledge and the Sciences. Journeys into the past and present. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2016

4. Akinwumi, O. et al. African Indigenous Knowledge Systems: Trials and Tribulations.Essays in Honor of Professor Gloria Thomas Emeagwali. Abuja: Roots Books and Journals, 2007 .

5. Blake, C. The African Origins of Rhetoric. NY: Routledge, 2009.

6. Schmidt,P. et al. The Archaeology of Ancient Eritrea. Trenton,NJ: AWP, 2008.

7. Books by Toyin Falola .

8. Davidson, B. The African Genius. Oxford: Currey, 2004.

9. UNESCO HISTORY OF AFRICA ( 7 volumes).

10. Asante, M. The History of Africa. NY:Routledge, 2015.

11. Babawale,T. et al. Teaching and Propagating African and Diaspora History and Culture. Lagos: CBAAC, 2009.

12. Ehret, C. The Civilizations of Africa- A History to 1800. Charlotteville: University of Virginia Press, 2002.

13. Collins, R. A History of Sub -Saharan Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

14. Inikori, J. Africans and the Industrial Revolution in England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

15. Connah, G. African Civilizations. Cambridge University Press, 2016

16. Shillington, K.History of Africa. Palgrave, 2012.

17. Bonacci, G. Exodus. Heirs and Pioneers, Rastafari Return to Ethiopia.Mona,UWI, 2015.

18. Ford, C. The Hero with an African Face: Mythic Wisdom of Traditional Africa.NY: Bantam, 2000.

AFRICAN WRITING SYSTEMS AND MANUSCRIPTS

19. Kreamer, C. et al. Inscribing Meaning- Writing and

Graphic Systems in African Art. Smithsonian Institution, 2007.

20. Hunwick et al. The Hidden Treasures of Timbuktu. Rediscovering Africa's Literary Culture.

New York: Thames and Hudson, 2008.

21. Jeppie et al. The Meanings of Timbuktu. Cape Town, HSRC, 2008.

22. Bekerie, A. Ethiopic. An African Writing System. NJ: Red Sea Press, 1997.

CLASSICAL AFRICA

23. Bonnet. C et al. The Nubian Pharaohs. Cairo: American University if Cairo Press, 2006.

24. Welsby. D et al. Sudan - Ancient Treasures. British Museum Press, 2004.

25. Monges, M. Kush - The Jewel of Nubia. NJ: Africa World Press, 1997.

26. Welsby, D. The Kingdom of Kush. Princeton: Markus Wiener, 1998.

27. Phillipson, D.Foundations of an African Civilization: Aksum and the Northern Horn 1000BC -AD. James Currey, 2012.

29. Chami,F. The Unity of African Ancient History 3000 BC to AD 500. Tanzania:E&D Ltd, 2006

29 Munro - Hay, S. Excavations at Aksum London: The British Institute in East Africa, 198.9

30. Wilkinson, T. Genesis of the Pharaohs. Dramatic New Discoveries Rewrite

the Origins of Ancient Egypt. London:Thames and Hudson,2003.

31. Hoffman, M. Egypt Before the Pharaohs- The Prehistoric Foundations of Egyptian Civilization.

Texas: University of Texas Press, 1991.

32. Bernal, M. Black Athena. NJ : Rutgers University Press, 1991.

33. Obenga, T. African Philosophy in World History. Princeton, NJ: Sungai. 1998.

34. Allen, Troy. The Ancient Egyptian Family: Kinship and Structure. NY:Routledge, 2009.

35. Chesi, G. et. al. The Nok Culture- Art in Nigeria 2,500 Years Ago. NY: Prestel. nd.

AFRICAN SCIENCE/ INDIGENOUS AFRICAN KNOWLEDGE

General

36.Emeagwali, G. ed. Historical Development of Science and Technology in Nigeria. NY, Lewiston: Edwin Mellen, 1993.

37. Emeagwali, G. ed. African Systems of Science, Technology and Art. London: Karnak, 1993.

38.Emeagwali, G. ed. Science and Technology in African History. NY: Lewiston: Edwin Mellen, 1992.

39. Gloria Emeagwali, ed. Africa and the Academy. Challenging Hegemonic Discourses on Africa. NJ: Africa World Press, 2006.

40. Gloria Emeagwali, and Sefa Dei,G. eds.African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplines. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2014.

41. Gloria Emeagwali, and Shizha. E. eds. African Indigenous Knowledge and the Sciences. Journeys into the past and present. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2016.

42. Akinwummi, O et al. African Indigenous Science and Knowledge Systems- Triumphs and Tribulations. Essays in Honour of Gloria Thomas Emeagwali. Abuja:Roots, 2007.

43. Hoppers, C. O. Indigenous Knowledge and the Integration of Knowledge Systems. New Africa Books. 2002.

44. Dei, G. Indigenous Philosophies and Critical Education. NY: Peter Lang, 2011.

Metallurgy

45. Schmidt, P. The Culture and Technology of African Iron Production. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1996.

46. Schmidt, P. Iron Technology in East Africa.Indiana University Press, 1997.

47 McNaughton, P. The Mande Blacksmiths. Indiana: Indiana Univ. Press, 1993

48. Hauser, J. African Sites - Archaeology in the Caribbean. Princeton,NJ: Markus Wiener, 1999

Mathematics

49. Verran, H. Science and an African Logic. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2001.

50. Gerdes, P. Geometry from Africa: Mathematical and Educational Explorations. Mathematical Association of America,1999.

51. Gerdes, P. Sona Geometry for Angola: Mathematics of an African Tradition. 2007

52. Zaslavsky, C. Africa Counts- Number and Pattern in African Culture, Lawrence Hill Books,1990. 53. Djebbar and Gerdes. Mathematics in African History and Culture: An Annotated Bibliography. Lulu.com. 2007

Engineering/ Building Technology

54. Darling, P. A Legacy in Earth -Ancient Benin and Ishan, Southern Nigeria In Wesler.Historical Archeology in Nigeria. Africa World Press, 1998

55. Bourgeois, J. Spectacular Vernacular: The Adobe Tradition. Aperture,1989.

African Traditional / Behavioral Medicine

56 . Some, M. Of Water and the Spirits. NY: Penguin, 1995

57. Some, M. The Healing Wisdom of Africa. NY: Penguin 1999.

5.8 Simpson, G. Yoruba Religion and Medicine in Ibadan. Ibadan, Ibadan Univ. Press, 1980

59. Makinde, A. African Philsophy, Culture and Traditional Medicine, Athens: Ohio University, 1988.

60. Adodo, A. Nature Power: Natural Medicine in Tropical Africa. Bloomington, Indiana: Author House, 2013.

61. Waite, G. A History of Traditional Medicine and Health Care in Pre-Colonial East-Central Africa. NY: Lewiston, 1992.

62. Abdallah, I. Islam, Medicine and Practitioners in Northern Nigeria, Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 1997.

Agronomy, Botany and Food Processing

63. Sofowora, A. Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicine in Africa. John Wiley and Sons, 1984.

64. Mshigeni, K. ed. Traditional Medicinal Plants. Tanzania, Dar es Salaam Univ. Press, 1991.

65.Konadu, Kwasi. Indigenous Medicine and Knowledge in African Society. NY: Routledge, 2009.

66. Dirar, H. The Indigenous Fermented Foods of the Sudan:

A Study in African Food and Nutrition. CAB International, 1993

67. Carlson, T. et al. 'Case Study of Medicinal Plant Research in Guinea.' Econ Botany. 55. 4. 2001.

68. Rodolfo Juliani, H et al. African Natural Products:

New Discoveries and Challenges in Chemistry and Quality. Oxford University Press, 2010.

69.Lost Crops of Africa. 3 volumes. Washington DC:National Academy of Science, 2008. Detailed and scholarly focus on African Grains, Vegetables and Fruits.

Astronomy

70. Holbrook, J. et al. eds. African Cultural Astronomy-

Current Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy Research in Africa. Springer, 2008.

71. Scranton, L. The Science of the Dogon. Vermont, Inner Traditions, 2006.

African Textiles

72. Gillow, J. African Textile- Color and Creation across a Continent. 2009.

73. La Gamma, A. The Essential Art of African Textile: Design without End. Wash. DC.: Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2009.

74. Friedland, S. African Fabric Design. Schiffer.1999.

Science and Technology in the African Diaspora

75.Sluby, P. The Inventive Spirit of African Americans -Patented Ingenuity.Connecticut, Praeger, 2004.

76. Carney, J. Black Rice. Cambridge, Mass:Harvard University Press, 2001.

77. Holmes, K. Black Inventors. NY: Global Black Inventor Research Projects,2008.

IK and Development

78. Gloria Emeagwali, and Sefa Dei,G. eds.African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplines. Rotterdam: Sense, 2014.

79. Gloria Emeagwali, and Shizha, E. eds. African Indigenous Knowledge and the Sciences. Journeys into the past and present. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2016.

80. Zhang, Yonghong. Indigenous Knowledge in Africa's Development perspective. China: Social Sciences Press,2010.

81. Zhang, Yonghong. The Rise of Indigenous Knowledge - The Contemporary Interaction of Knowledge, Power and Development. Younnan: Yunnan University Press.

AFRICAN LEGACY

AFRICAN TIMELINE

This bibliography was compiled by Professor Gloria Emeagwali,

History Department, Central Connecticut State University,

New Britain, Connecticut, USA.

Revised 2016 (c) All Rights Reserved