The History of Colonial Africa: Selected Bibliography

[This material was assembled by George P. Landow, Professor of English and Art History, Brown University, using the University of Alberta's Victorian Database on a CD-ROM, 1970-1995 See also bibliographies for British Empire and individual countries and for (a) Economics, (b) Religion, (c) Slavery, (d) Science, Technology, and Medicine.]

Abraham, Arthur. Topics in Sierra Leone History: A Counter-Colonial Interpretation. Freetown: Leone Pub, 1976.

Ade Ajayi, J. F. , ed. Africa in the Nineteenth Century Until the 1880s. California: Heinemann/UNESCO, 1989.

Ajayi, J. F, and Crowder, Michael, ed. History of West Africa. 2 vols. London: Longman, 1971, 1974.

Altbach, Philip G, and Kelly, Gail P. , ed. Education and Colonialism. New York: Longman, 1978.

Ayele, E. A. Holy Johnson: Pioneer of African Nationalism, 1836-1917. London: Frank Cass, 1970.

ASIWAJU, A. I. Western Yorubaland Under European Rule, 1889-1945: A Comparative Analysis of French and British Colonialism. Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press; London: Longman, 1976.

Battle, Vincent M, and Lyons, Charles H. , ed. Essays in the History of African Education. New York: Teachers College P/Columbia U, 1970.

Blackett, Richard. "In Search of International Support for African Colonization: Martin R. Delany's Visit to England, 1860." Canadian Journal of History 1975 (10) 307-324.

Boahen, A. Adu, ed General History of Africa. Berkeley & Los Angeles: U of California Press, 1985. [Vol. VII: "Africa Under Colonial Domination, 1880-1935."]

Brooke-Smith, Robin, ed. The Scramble for Africa. London: Macmillan Education/Documents & Debates, 1987.

Burroughs, Peter. "The Mauritius Rebellion of 1832 and the Abolition of British Colonial Slavery." Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 1976 (4) 237-265.

Chamberlain, M. E. "Clement Hill's Memorand a and the British Interest in East Africa." English Historical Review 87 (1972 ): 533-547.

Chanock, Martin. "A Peculiar Sharpness: An Essay on Property in the History of Customary Law in Colonial Africa." Journal of African History 1991 (32/1) 65-88.

Chanock, Martin. Law, Custom, and Social Order: The Colonial Experience in Malawi and Zambia. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

Cole, Douglas. "The Problem of 'Nationalism' and 'Imperialism' in British Settlement Colonies." Journal of British Studies 1971 (10/2) 160-182.

Collins, Robert O. , ed. Problems in the History of Colonial Africa, 1860-1960. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1970.

Cooke, James J. "God, Glory, and Expansion: The English Missionary in East Africa." U of Mississippi Studies in English 1972 (13) 97-109.

Crocker, Chester A. "Military Dependence: The Colonial Legacy in Africa." Journal of Modern African Studies 1974 (12) 265-286.

Crowder, Michael. Colonial West Africa: Collected Essays. London: Frank Cass, 1978.

Crowder, Michael. West African Resistance: The Military Response to Colonial Occupation. London: Hutchinson, 1971.

Crowder, Michael, and Ikime, Oboro. West African Chiefs, Their Changing Status Under Colonial Rule and Independence . U of Ife Press, 1970.

Curtin, Philip D. "The End of the 'White Man's Grave'? Nineteenth-Century Mortality in West Africa." Journal of Interdisciplinary History 1990 (21/1) 63-88.

Davidson, Basil. Let Freedom Come: Africa in Modern History. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1978.

Denoon, Donald. Southern Africa Since 1800. 2nd ed. London & New York: Longman, 1984.

Dictionary of African Biography. Reference Pubs, 1977 Vol I: 'Ethiopia-Ghana. ' 367p index map.

Duignan, Peter, and Gann, L. H. Colonialism in Africa 1870-1960. 5 vols. London: Cambridge University Press, 1974 Vol. V: 'A Biographical Guide to Colonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa. ' xii+552p.

Easterbrook, David L. Africana Book Reviews, 1885-1945: An Index to Books Reviewed in Selected English Language Publications. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1979

The Encyclopaedia Africana: Dictionary of African Biography . New York: Reference Pub, 1977 Vol I: 'Ethiopia - Ghana. ' 367p

Fage, J. D. A History of Africa. London: Hutchinson, 1978.

FLINT, John E. , ed, and Fage, J. D, and Oliver, Roland . The Cambridge History of Africa. Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press, 1976 8 vols Vol V: 'From c. 1790 to c. 1870. ' xv+617p bibl index.

Frohlich, Michael. Von Konfrontation zur Koexistez. Die deutsch-englischen Kolonialbeziehungen in Afrika zwischen 1884 und 1914 . Bochum, Germany: Universitatsverlag Dr. N. Brockmeyer, 1990.

Fuller, Thomas. "British Images and Attitudes in Colonial Uganda." Historian 1976 (38) 305-318.

Galbraith, John S. "Gordon, MacKinnon, and Leopold: The Scramble for Africa, 1876-84." Victorian Studies (1971).

Galbraith, John S. MacKinnon and East Africa, 1878-1895: A Study in the "New Imperialism". Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press, 1972.

Gann, L. H, and Duignan, Peter, ed. African Proconsuls: European Governors in Africa. New York: Free Press,, 1978

Gann, L. H, and Duignan, Peter. Burden of Empire. Stanford: Hoover Inst, 1971.

Giann, Lewis, and Duignan, Peter. Africa and the World: An Introduction to the History of Sub-Saharan Africa From Antiquity to 1840. San Francisco: Chandler Pub. Co, 1972.

Gann, L. H, and Duignan, Peter. The Rulers of British Africa, 1870-1914. Stanford: Stanford UP; London: Croom Helm, 1978.

Gann, L. H, and Duigan, Peter, ed. Colonialism in Africa 1870-1960. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1970.

Gardner, Brian. The African Dream. London: Cassell/ New York: Putnam, 1970

Garvey, Brian. "Colonial Schooling and Missionary Evangelism: The Case of Roman Catholic Educational Initiatives in North-Eastern Zambia, 1895-1953." History of Education 1994 (23/2) 195-206.

Gavin, R. J, and Betley, J. A. , comp. The Scramble for Africa. Ibadan: Ibadan University Press, 1973.

Gifford, Prosser, andLouis, William Roger, ed. France and Britain in Africa: Imperial Rivalry and Colonial Rule. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1971.

Good, Charles M. "Pioneer Medical Missions in Colonial Africa." Social Science and Medicine 1991 (32) 1-10.

Hallett, Robin. Africa to 1875. Ann Arbor, MI: U 0f Michigan Press, nd.

Hargreaves, John D. The End of Colonial Rule in West Africa: Essays in Contemporary History. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1979.

Hargreaves, John D. West Africa Partitioned. Madison: U of Wisconsin P/ London: Macmillan, 1974.

Hess, Robert L, and Coger, Dalvan M. Semper Ex Africa: A Bibliography of Primary Source(s) for Nineteenth-Century Tropical Africa as Recorded by Explorers, Missionaries, Traders, Travelers, Administrators, Military Men, Adventurers and Others. Stanford, CA: Hoover Inst on War, Revolution, & Peace, 1972.

Hall, Richard. Zambia 1890-1964: The Colonial Period. London: Longman, 1976.

Hansen, Holger B. Mission, Church and State in a Colonial Setting: Ugand a 1890-1925. London: Heinemann/ New York: St. Martin's Press,, 1984.

Hargreaves, John D. West Africa Partitioned. Madison: U of Wisconsin P/ London: Macmillan, 1985 Vol. II: 'The Elephants and the Grass. ' xv+277p.

Hooker, J. R. Henry Sylvester Williams: Imperial Pan-Africanist. London: Rex Collings, 1975.

Isichei, Elizabeth. History of West Africa Since 1800. . New York: Holmes & Meier/ London: Macmillan, 1977.

Johnson, Marion. "On Writing African History Prematurely." Canadian Journal of African Studies. 1978.

Kaniki, M. H. Y. Tanzania Under Colonial Rule. London: Longman, 1980.

Kandawire, J. A. K. "Thangata in Pre Colonial and Colonial Systems of Land Tenure in Southern Malawi with Special Reference to Chingale." Africa, 1977.

Killingray, David. "The Idea of a British Imperial African Army." Journal of African History 1979 (20) 421-436.

Killingay, David. "Labour Exploitation for Military Campaigns in British Colonial Africa, 1870-1945." Journal of Contemporary History 1989 (24) 483-502.

Kirk-Greene, Anthony Hamilton Millard. A Biographical Dictionary of the British Colonial Governor. Brighton: Harvester P, 1980. Vol I: 'Africa. ' 320p.

Knox, Bruce A. "The Rise of Colonial Federation as an Object of British Policy, 1850-1870." Journal of British Studies , 1971.

Lewis, David Levering. The Race to Fashoda: European Colonialism and African Resistance in the Scramble for Africa. London & New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987.

Lewis, Roy, and Foy, Yvonne. The British in Africa. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson; New York: Universe, 1971.

Lipschutz, Mark Press, and Rasmussen, R. Kent. Dictionary of African Historical Biography. London: Heinemann, 1978.

Lupton, Kenneth. Mungo Park, the African Traveler. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981.

Matthews, Noel. Materials for West African History in the Archives of the United Kingdom. London: Athlone Press, 1973.

Matthews, Noel, andWainwright, M. Doreen, comp. A Guide to Manuscripts and Documents in the British Isles Relating to Africa Pearson, J. D, editor. London: Oxford University Press, 1971.

Mbaeyi, Paul Mmegha. British Military and Naval Forces in West African History, 1807-1874. New York & London: NOK Pub, 1978.

McGarry, Georgia, ed Reaction and Protest in the West African Press,: A Collection of Newspaper Articles on Five Nineteenth Century African Leaders. Leiden: Afrika-Studiecentrum/ Cambridge: African Studies Ctr, 1978.

Meebelo, Henry S. Reaction to Colonialism -- A Prelude to the Politics of Independence in Northern Zambia, 1893-1939. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1971.

Miller, Charles . The Lunatic ExPress,: An Entertainment in Imperialism. New York: Macmillan, 1971.

Morris, H. F, and Read, James S., ed. Indirect Rule and the Search for Justice: Essays in East African Legal History. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972.

Morris-Jones, W. H., ed. The Making of Politicians: Studies From Africa and Asia. London: Athlone Press,, 1976.

Mugomba, Agrippah T, and Nyaggah, Mougo, ed Independence Without Freedom. The Political Economy of Colonial Education in Southern Africa. Oxford: Clio Press, 1981.

MURRAY-BROWN, Jeremy. Faith and the Flag: The Opening of Africa. London: Allen & Unwin, 1977.

Newbury, Colin W. British Policy Towards West Africa: Select Documents, 1875-1914 with Statistical Appendices, 1800-1914. Oxford: Clarendon Press,, 1971.

NWABARA, Samuel N. Iboland : A Century of Contact with Britain, 1860-1960. Atlantic Highland s, NJ: Humanities P/ London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1977.

Nworah, Kenneth D. "The Aborigines' Protection Society, 1889-1909: A Pressure Group in Colonial Policy." Canadian Journal of African Studies. 1971 (5) 79-91.

Nwulia, Moses Britain and Slavery in East Africa. Washington, DC: Three Continents, 1975.

Obichere, Boniface I. West African States and European Expansion: The Dahomey-Niger Hinterland , 1885-1898. New Haven, CT, & London: Yale University Press, 1971.

Ofosu-Appiah, L. H. , edDictionary of African Biography. Algonac, MI: Reference Pub, 1979 20 vols. Vol II: 'Sierra Leone-Zaire. ' 372p illus map.

Ohaegbulam, Festus Uboaja. Nationalism in Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa. Washington: UP of America, 1977.

Okonkwo, R. L. "The Garvey Movement in British West Africa." Journal of African History 1980 (21) 105-117.

Oliver, Caroline. Western Women in Colonial Africa. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press,, 1982.

Pakenham, Thomas. The Scramble for Africa: The White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent From 1876 to 1912. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson/ New York: Random Hs, 1991.

Palmer, Robin, and Parsons, Neil, ed. The Roots of Rural Poverty in Central and Southern Africa. London: Heinemann/ Berkeley: U of California Press, 1977.

Pearce, Robert. "Missionary Education in Colonial Africa: The Critique of Mary Kingsley." History of Education 1988 (17) 283-294.

Pedler, Frederick. The Lion and the Unicorn in Africa: A History of the Origin of The United Africa Company 1787-1931. London: Heinemann, 1974.

Penrose, E. F. , ed. European Imperialism and the Partition of Africa. London: Frank Cass, 1975.

Phillips, Anne. The Engine of Colonialism: British Policy in West Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989.

Pirie, G. H. "'A most difficult and delicate question': Racial Segregation on the Central South African Railways, 1902-10." Journal of Transport History, 1989.

Porter, Andrew. "The Berlin West Africa Conference of 1884-85 Revisited: A Report." Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 1985 (14/1) 83-92.

Porter, Andrew. "Cambridge, Keswick, and Late-Nineteenth Century Attitude to Africa." Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History.

Prins, Gwyn. The Hidden Hippopotamus: Reappraisal in African History: The Early Colonial Experience in Western Zambia. Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press, 1980.

Rai, Kauleshwar. Indians and British Colonialism in East Africa, 1883-1939. Patna: Associated Bk Agency, 1979.

Ratcliffe, Barrie M. "The Economics of the Partition of Africa: Methods and Recent Research Trends." Canadian Journal of African Studies 1981 (15) 3-31.

Gray, Richard. Black Christians and White Missionaries. New Haven, CT. , & London: Yale University Press, 1990.

Roberts, Andrew, ed. The Colonial Moment in Africa: Essays on the Movement of Minds and Materials, 1890-1940. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990.

Rotberg, Robert I. , ed. Africa and Its Explorers: Motives, Methods, and Impact. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1970.

Salim, Ahmed Idha, ed. State Formation in Eastern Africa. Nairobi & London: Heinemann, 1984.

Samarin, William J. The Black Man's Burden: African Colonial Labor on the Congo and Ubangi Rivers, 1880-1900. Boulder, CO: Westview Press,, 1989.

Schon, Rev. James Frederick, andCrowther, Samuel. Journals of the Rev. James Frederick Schon and Mr. Samuel Crowther Who accompanied the Expedition up the Niger in 1841. London: Frank Cass, 1970.

Simpson, Donald. Dark Companions: The African Contribution to the European Exploration of East Africa. London: Elek, 1976. "British Imperialism and the Politics of Ethnicity: The 'Warring Nations' of the African Highveld." Journal of Canadian Studies 1990 (25/1/Spr) 122-143.

Soff, Harvey G. "British Colonial Attitudes Towards Indians in East Africa." Journal of Indian History, 1972.

Spitzer, Leo. The Creoles of Sierra Leone: Responses to Colonialism, 1870-1945. Madison: U of Wisconsin Press, 1974.

Stafford, Robert A. "Geological Surveys, Mineral Discoveries, and British Expansion 1835-1871." Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 1984 (12/3) 5-32.

Steinhart, Edward I. Conflict and Collaboration: The Kingdoms of Western Uganda, 1890-1907. Princeton & Guildford: Princeton UP, 1977.

Stone, John. Colonist or Uitland er? A Study of the British Immigrant in South Africa. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1973.

Strage, Mark. Cape to Cairo: Rape of a Continent. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich/ London: Cape, 1973.

Strayer, Robert W. Making of Mission Communities in East Africa: Anglicans and Africans in Colonial Kenya, 1875-1935. London: Heinemann/ Albany: U of New York Press,, 1978.

Hallett, Robin. Africa Since 1875: A Modern History. Ann Arbor, MI: U of Michigan Press,, 1974.

Tinker, Hugh. Race, Conflict and the International Order: From Empire to United Nations. New York: St Martin's Press,, 1977.

Twaddle, Michael. "Decentralized Violence and Collaboration in Early Colonial Uganda." Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 1988 (16/3) 71-85.

Uzoigwe, G. N. Britain and the Conquest of Africa: The Age of Salisbury. Ann Arbor, MI: U of Michigan Press, 1974.

Vansina, Jan. Paths in the Rainforests: Toward a History of Political Tradition in Equatorial Africa. Madison: U of Wisconsin Press, 1990.

Vincent, Joan. "Colonial Chiefs and the Making of Classes: A Case Study of Teso, Eastern Uganda." Africa, 1977.

Wesseling, H. L. , ed. Expansion and Reaction: Essays on European Expansion and Reactions in Asia and Africa. Leiden & The Hegue: Leiden UP/Martinus Nijhoff, 1978.

Willis, Justin. "The Nature of a Mission Community: The Universities' Mission to Central Africa in Bonde Past & Present 1993 (No. 140/Aug) 127-154.

Wolff, Richard D. "British Imperialism and the East African Slave Trade." Science & Society 1972 (36) 443-462.

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