Visions of Liberation
This new biography of Kwame Nkrumah (1909–72), Ghana’s first president, demonstrates how his accomplishments extend well beyond his role in Ghanaian decolonization, state-building, and the promotion of pan-Africanism to include his broader anticolonialist work toward an independent, unified Africa.
George M. Houser and the Struggle for Peace and Freedom on Two Continents
George M. Houser’s moral integrity and influential advocacy for nonviolent protest helped shape the American Civil Rights Movement, anticolonial independence victories across Africa, and the overthrow of the South African apartheid regime.
An Empty Grave
An Andy Hayes Mystery
Private eye Andy Hayes’ mission seems clear: locate a man who shot a Columbus police officer forty years earlier, then disappeared without a trace. But soon, Hayes discovers a years-long string of murders that lead him down a harrowing path of conspiracy and deception.
West African Soldiers’ Conjugal Traditions in Modern French Empire
By prioritizing women and conjugality in the historiography of African colonial soldiers, Militarizing Marriage historicizes how the subjugation of women was indispensable to military conquest and colonial rule across French Empire.
All about Flowers
James Vick's Nineteenth-Century Seed Company
Avid flower man James Vick ingrained a nationwide conviction that no home was complete without flowers and transformed the ordinary, nineteenth-century American mail-order seed business with an unprecedented marketing strategy.