An A-Z of African Studies on the Internet 

Part N-R3 Publishers-Refugees

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Publishers, bookshops, booksellers & publishing

[comprehensive lists]

http://www.hanszell.co.uk/aplink.htm
http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/publish.html

http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/law/acqs/
 

Academy Science Publishers http://www.oneworld.org/aas/

Adalens Antikvariat (Sweden) antiquarian
http://www.angelfire.com/pa/AdalensAntikvariat/afrika.html
 

Adam Matthew Publications (microfilm collections, African studies) http://www.adam-matthew-publications.co.uk/

Adams Bookshop (University of Natal, Durban)
http://durbanet.aztec.co.za/adamsbooks/index.htm

 

Africa Book Centre (London) online catyalogue www.africabookcentre.com

 

Africa Institute of South Africa (Pretoria)  http://www.ai.org.za/
 

Africa World Press and The Red Sea Press http://www.africanworld.com
AfricaWPress@nyo.com
 

African Academy of Sciences  asp@arcc.or.ke http://www.oneworld.org/aas/ http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Hornet/alex1.html
 

African Book Centre (London) africabooks@dial.pipex.com
 

African Book Store/Struik Books
http://www.twooceans.co.za/Bookshop/
 

African Books Collective (Oxford: over 1,700 titles, from 50 African publishers) http://www.africanbookscollective.com/
 

African Imprint Library Services  http://www.africanbooks.com
e-mail address ailscils@msn.com  
 

African Publishers' Network (APNET) http://www.africanpublishers.org/
 

The African Publishing Companion [password required]a comprehensive documentation and information resource on African publishing and book development….also includes an extensive bibliographic guide to current literature about African publishing and book development - in print format and available online - arranged by topics, and most with abstracts.” http://www.africanpublishingcompanion.com/


African Publishing Group (Harare;  travel guides).
http://www.grace-notes.com/apg/default.html
 

AfricAvenir
B.P. 9234 Douala IV (Cameroun) Téléphone: (237) 39 95 05
Fax: (237) 39 15 15 Directeur: Pr. Kum'a Ndumbé III http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/EditAfric.html  
 

AIEP Editore (Bologna)  (Afriche e Orienti) 
http://www.comune.bologna.it/iperbole/africheorienti/english/libri.html

[Algeria]. Département de Recherche et de Développement en Information Scientifique (DST) http://www.cerist.dz/cerist/dst/home.htm

American University in Cairo Press http://aucpress.com/aucstore.htm

African Publishers' Network (APNET)
http://www.africanpublishers.org/

[art] Book Dealers Specializing in African Art (Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC) http://www.sil.si.edu/dealers.htm

'Awards for Books About Africa' Patricia S. Kuntz http://www.indiana.edu/~libsalc/african/awards/  
 

Jonathan Ball Publishers (South Africa) http://www.boekenet.com/jball.html
 

Baobab Press http://www.mediazw.com/baobab/index.html  
 

Basler Afrika Bibliographien (BAB), Namibia Resource Centre  bab@bluewin.ch

Basutoland African Books http://www.lesoff.co.za/artline/books/books.htm

BELLAGIO PUBLISHING NETWORK Research & Information Center http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/soe/cihe/bell/bell.html

Book Aid International (UK: Ranfurly Library Service)
 

Book and Subscription Vendors in Africa ( American Library
Association)
http://www.ala.org/alcts/publications/africa/afr/afrindex.html

Boustany's Publishing House (Cairo; Egypt and Middle East books) http://www.boustanys.com/

Brabys.Com Online Directory

Briza Publications (South Africa; botany) http://www.briza.co.za/

Brenthurst Press. The private collection of Harry F. Oppenheimer.  lib.brent@pixie.co.za http://www.pix.za/brentlib/press.htm
 

Britwell Books (biographies of colonial Kenyans) http://www.web-marketing.co.uk/britwellbooks  

Butterworths South Africa 
http://www.butterworths.co.za/

South African Magisterial Districts: http://www.butterworths.co.za/lis/magmap.htm

Cambridge University Press books on Africa 
http://www.cup.org/Titles/AFRICA.html

[Cameroun publishers--lists] http://www.hbz-nrw.de/hbz/toolbox/verlagcm.html

Camerapix (Nairobi; travel books)
http://www.camerapix.com/
 

Carte Afrique (maps) 
http://www.carte.co.za/

Frank Cass Publishers 
http://www.frankcass.com

Ceeba Publications/Antenne d'Autriche CEEBA Le Centre d'Etudes Ethnologiques de Bandundu

Centro Amilcar Cabral (Bologna, Italy) 
http://www2.comune.bologna.it/bologna/amicabr

Christison Books (Scottsville, South Africa: antiquarian)
http://www.antiquarian.co.za/
 

Clarke's Bookshop, Cape Town email: books@clarkesbooks.co.za

http://www.clarkesbooks.co.za/

www.clarkes.co.za/
 

CLE Centre de Littérature Evangélique. B.P. 1501 Yaoundé (Cameroun) Téléphone: (237) 22 35 54 Fax: (237) 23 27 09
Contact: smarkus@cam.healthnet.org http://wagne.net/cle/
 

Cluster Publications (theology)
http://www.unp.ac.za/UNPDepartments/theol/CLUS-PUB.HTM
 

CODE Europe http://www.oneworld.org/code_europe/

CODESRIA Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa is a Pan-African NGO estab. in 1973 to facilitate research, promote publications, and create forums for African researchers to exchange views and information. email: codesria@sonatel.senet.net  P.O. Box 3304, Dakar (Senegal) Fax: (221) 824.12.89 http://wsi.cso.uiuc.edu/CAS/newcodesria/codesria.htm http://wsi.cso.uiuc.edu/CAS/codesria/codesria.htm

College Publishers http://www.readafrica.com/ publishes: Construction Review, Agricultural Review, Medical Review, The Hotel Manager, Cargo Magazine, The Home Builder offices:Uganda | Kenya | Tanzania | Zambia | Zimbabawe | Botswana | S. Africa   CONTACT US collpub@africaonline.co.ke
 
 

Commercial Law Publishers (Durban)
http://www.lawpublisher.co.za/
 

[Congo, DR--Publications]

Ceeba Publications/Antenne d'Autriche ceeba@steyler.at http://www.steyler.at/ceeba
 

Conover-Porter Award 
http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/amed/6Conover.html
 

Cote d'Ivoire Publishers http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/EditorAfric.html http://www.ci.refer.org/tur/edit/accueil.htm

CRAC Club de Recherche et d'Action Culturelle. Adresse: B.P. 8133 Yaoundé (Cameroun)
Siège: Au dessus de la Pharmacie de l'Intendance
Téléphone / Fax : (237) 23 90 94
Contact: Dr David Ndachi Tagne
DNT@camnet.cm http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/EditCrac.html

James Currey Publishers http://www.jamescurrey.co.uk

Dar es Salaam University Press http://www.udsm.ac.tz/ucb/PRESS.HTML
 

David Philip Publishers (South Africa) http://www.twisted.co.za/dpp/

Desert Research Foundation of Namibia
http://www.iwwn.com.na/drfn/pubS_A-G.html
 

EDILIS (Abidjan) http://www.ci.refer.org/tur/edic
 

Eduardo Mondlane University (Mozambique) publications (Portuguese) http://wn.apc.org/mediatech/publish

Electronic African Bookworm : Web Navigator  A detailed, useful collection of links to publishers, journals and African studies bodies http://www.hanszell.co.uk/indexlink.htm

ENDA Editions (Dakar; environment and development)
http://www.enda.sn/editions/accueil.htm

Ethiopian Books for Children & Educational Foundation
http://www.igc.org/ebcef/
 

Exclusive Books, Cape Town. http://marketplace.mweb.co.za/emall/books.html
 

Femrite, the Uganda Women Writers Association femrite@infocom.co.ug
 

Fountain Publishers (Uganda) http://www.fountainpublishers.com/
 

Francophone African publishers (list of links): http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/EditorAfric.html

Gariep Publishing Company (South Africa) http://www.gariep.co.za/

Greenwood Press  http://www.greenwood.com/African/  

Guides: the Book Dealers section of Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources. 
http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/afrbook.html

A Handbook of Good Practice in Journals Publishing by Hans Zell 
http://www.oneworld.org/iai/index.html

Hans Zell--see under Zell in this section

L'Harmattan  http://www.editions-harmattan.fr/
 

Heinemann African Writers series and Social History of Africa Series 
http://www.heinemann.com/trade/trasindx.html

Hogarth Representation [specializing in West African books]: http://www.meabooks.com/

Human & Rousseau (Cape Town) http://www.humanrousseau.com

IDC (microform research collections) http://www.idc.nl/

Iftiin Publishers (languages, history, religion of Somali people) 
http://www.geocities.com/Eureka/Enterprises/8207/

Indian Ocean Books (Larry W. Bowman)
Indian Ocean region. http://www.indianoceanbooks.com

Indicator Press (Durban) http://www.und.ac.za/und/indic/press96.html

'Indigenous publishing in Africa: An overview of accelerated training and research, and African self-help efforts' by K.O. Darko-Ampem (2000)http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300koda.html

Jacaranda Designs (Nairobi/California: children's books) http://www.grace-notes.com/jacaranda/default.html  

Juta & Company (South Africa)  http://www.juta.co.za/  

Kachere is the publishing arm of the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Malawi (Chancellor College, Zomba). email: kachere@malawi.net list: http://ubh.tripod.com/books/kachere.htm

Karthala (Les éditions Karthala) http://www.karthala.com/ karthala@wanadoo.fr

Kwela Books( South Africa) http://www.kwela.com/

Librairie Soumbala Extensive list of Francophone (and some Anglophone) works arranged on a convenient website. www.soumbala.com

Libraries | Publishing   (links from Center for African Studies, at the University of Illinois) http://www.afrst.uiuc.edu/libaf.html

Library of Congress Nairobi Office 
http://wn.apc.org/mediatech/publish/ rathomas@iconnect.co.ke   loc@iconnect.co.ke

Logan's Bookshop (Durban) http://www.tradepage.co.za/logans/

McBlain Books
[Africana] "Catalogs issued on … North Africa and the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, African-Americana. " e-mail

Macmillan  http://www.macmillan-africa.com/

Macmillan Cameroon http://www.macmillan-africa.com/Contacts/Cameroon.htm

Adam Matthew Publications (microfilm collections for African studies) http://www.adam-matthew-publications.co.uk/  
 

Media Institute of Southern Africa http://www.misanet.org/f_press.htm
 

Mellen, Edwin) Press  (some African studies titles)
http://www.mellenpress.com/html/subject_area_-_africa.html
 

MICROFORM ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS (West Yorkshire) has an Africa page  http://www.microform.co.uk/html/body_african.html
home page: http://www.microform.co.uk/html/

Multilingual Books and Tapes  (includes Amharic, Chinyanja, Fula, Hausa, Igbo, Pulaar, Shona, Somali, Sotho, Swahili, Tigrini, Twi, Yoruba, Zulu etc)  http://www.esl.net/mbt

Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit (NEPRU) http://www.nepru.org.na/

Nasionale Pers Beperk Group http://www.naspers.co.za/eng.html

Nasou-via Afrika (Cape Town) http://www.boekenet.com/vafrik.html  

Network for Environment and Substainable Development in Africa (NESDA) (Abidjan) http://www.rri.org/nesda/
 

New Generation Publishers (Durban: accountancy, geography,South African history) http://www.tradepage.co.za/newgeneration/right.htm

New Beacon Black Cultural Bookshop'specialists in books about Black Britain and Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, African America and Asia. New Beacon bookshop carries a wide range of  titles in Black Cultural, multi-ethnic children's books and general titles.' http://www.newbeacon-books.com/
 

NHBS BookNet-Southern Africa http://www.nhbs.co.uk/booknet/ge84.html  

Nouvelles Editions Ivoriennes (Abidjan) http://www.nei.co.ci/  
 

OAN/Océanie Afrique Noire (African art)
http://www.ambook.org/bookstore/oanartbooks/

Oneworld Publications (Reprints of African text books) http://www.oneworld-publications.com/  
 

Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern
and Southern Africa (OSSREA) (Addis Ababa)
http://www.ossrea.org/publications/publication.htm
 
Oriental and African Books. 'rare, antiquarian and out-of-print books on Africa and the Middle East' http://africana.co.uk
 
Partners in African Publishing/CODE Europe, based in Oxford, seeks to strengthen library resources in rural areas and develop publishing in Africa and the Caribbean. http://www.oneworld.org/code_europe/ http://www.bookaid.org/resources/index.html

Pharos Dictionaries (Cape Town) http://www.pharos.co.za/  

David Philip (Cape Town) http://www.twisted.co.za/dpp/

Présence Africaine http://vhf.mshparis.fr/editeurs/PA/PreAfri.html#commandePA  
 

Publishers' Association of South Africa http://www.jutastat.com/pasa/index1.htm
 
Publishing in Africa Collection (Oxford Brookes University Library special collection): description, links
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/library/africa.html  
 

Queillerie Publishers (Cape Town) http://www.queillerie.com/  
 

READ Organization (South Africa) http://www.read.org.za/  
 

Researching African Publishing: A Starter's Pack
http://www.hanszell.co.uk/researching.htm
 

Lynne Rienner Publishers  http://www.rienner.com
 

Noma Award for Publishing in Africa 
[1999] Professor Samb's speech at the Noma Award, Perth 1999  http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300sambspeacheng.html http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/ASCWA/conference99/normapress.html

Norman Ross Publishing (microforms of newspapers, government documents, missionary records etc.)  http://www.nross.com/

RESEARCHING AFRICAN PUBLISHING: A STARTER’S PACK http://www.hanszell.co.uk/researching.htm

Rüdiger Köppe Verlag (African lingustics and anthropology). African Languages featured:  Anywa Arabic Bambara Bantu Languages Berber [sic] Cushitic Languages Ewe  Ful Gur Languages Hausa Iraqw Kanuri Khoisan Languages Kwanyama  Mande Languages Oromo Sango Shona Somali SonghaySwahili Temne Umbundu  http://www.koeppe.de/

SAPES Books (Harare) 
http://www.sapphomirror.co.zw/books/index.html
 
Sasa Sema Publications (Nairobi; Swahili comics)
http://www.sasasema.com/

Shuter & Shooter (Pietermaritzburg)  http://www.shuter.co.za
 
SIL. Société Internationale de Linguistique. Adresse: B.P. 1299 Yaoundé (Cameroun) Téléphone (237) 30 39 48 Fax : (237)30 53 34
Email: general.cmb.delivery@iccs.sil.org http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/EditSil.html
 
South Africa. State Library. Publications
http://statelibrary.pwv.gov.za/products.htm

South African Institute of International Affairs http://www.wits.ac.za/if/public.htm
 
South African Institute of Race Relations http://www.pcb.co.za/sairr/

Southern African Book Development Education Trust (SABDET)
http://webgate.poptel.org.uk/sabdet/

Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) (Harare) http://www.sardc.net

Spectrum Books (Ibadan, Nigeria) http://www.spectrumsafari.com/main.htm

Tafelberg Publishers (Cape Town) http://www.tafelberg.com/tfindex.html
 
UCT Press [University of Cape Town Press] http://www.uct.ac.za/org/uctpress
 
UNISA Press University of South Africa Press. 
http://www.unisa.ac.za/dept/press/index.html
 
University of Calgary Press - African Studies 
http://www.ucalgary.ca/UofC/departments/UP/Subjects/African_Studies.html
University of Natal. Centre for Cultural and Media Studies, 
http://www.und.ac.za/und/ccms/

University of Rochester Press / Rochester Studies in African History & the Diaspora.  http://guinan.cc.rochester.edu/Research/URPress/diaspora.html

University Publications of America, UPA (includes primary document collections) e.g. CIA Research Reports, U.S. State Department Files, etc.  http://www.upapubs.com/

J.L. van Schaik Publishers (Pretoria)  http://www.naspers.co.za

Van Schaik Bookstore/Boekhandel http://www.vanschaik.com/
 
 
 Weaver Press (scholarly books, Zimbabwe)

Witwatersrand University Press  http://www.wits.ac.za/wup.html

Zambian Publishers compiled by the University of Zambia Library staff. http://www.unza.zm/library/isbn.htm

Zapf Chancery Research Consultants and Publishers (African theses). P.O. Box 4988, Eldoret, Kenya  fax: 254-321-63043 email: rotij@net2000ke.com
 
 Zed Books http://www.zedbooks.demon.co.uk/
 
 Zell, Hans Publishers http://www.hanszell.co.uk/ http://www.hanszell.co.uk/navtitle.htm
includes Electronic African Bookworm with numerous links to African publishers http://www.hanszell.co.uk/indexlink.htm
since 1999, also linked to James Currey Publishers http://www.jamescurrey.co.uk

Zimbabwe International Book Fair: http://zibf.org/ contacts zibf@samara.co.zw Agent in Europe, North America and Caribbean zibf.kingstreet@dial.pipex.com margaret.ling@geo2.poptel.org.uk
 
 

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PUDEMO (People's United Democratic Movement) of Swaziland Includes political documents, news and commentaries, details of PUDEMO, and useful links, including Swazi and South African newspapers, government sources, and Swazi-related sites. http://qlink.queensu.ca/~6js21/pudemo.htm
 
 

'Hit squads target Swaziland democracy movement ' interview with JABU MATSEBULA of PUDEMO (1992) http://jinx.sistm.unsw.edu.au/~greenlft/1992/55/55p20.htm

PULA: Botswana journal of African studies [a leading inter-disciplinary journal from Botswana] http://schapera.fws1.com/pula/index.html
   

   

Q
 

Quarterly Index to Periodical Literature from Eastern and Southern Africa.   [a very useful online bibliographic service from Library of Congress. Nairobi Office ] 
http://www.icipe.org/LOCNairobi/QuarterlyIndex/index.html


Quest. An African Journal of Philosophy, full-text online. http://quest-journal.net/access_to_volumes.htm
 
 

R
 

Rainforests--Africa, Central

Avenir des Peuples des Forets Tropicales (APFT)--The Future of Tropical Rainforest Peoples  http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/Rainforest/page1g.html
 
 

Ranger, Terence

Report on PROFESSOR Terence Ranger's book Voices from the Rocks, a study of all the forces-religion, culture, politics, war- that played upon the history of the people of the Matopos in the last 100 years http://www.samara.co.zw/standard/feature/profile.html

RAWFFFOL see Rural African Women's Food Fuel and Feed On Line Network 
 
 

Reading—South Africa

Masifunde Sonke: collaborative project of the reading civil society and the South African ministry of education to promote and encourage the values and importance of reading

Reconciliation

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation http://www.wits.ac.za/csvr/

ReCONCILIATION NeT  http://www.reconciliation.org.za/

Refugees

Cultural Survival (non-profit organization founded in 1972 to defend human rights and  cultural autonomy of indigenous peoples and oppressed ethnic minorities) http://www.cs.org/
 
 

Médecins Sans FrontièresDoctors Without Borders http://www.dwb.org/index.htm
 
 

Oxfam http://www.oneworld.org/oxfam/index.html
 
 

Refugee/Natural Disaster Resources Guide (from University of Florida Libraries and the Center for African Studies University of Florida). http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/refugee/index.html
 
 

"Refugees and migration" by Peter Stalker http://www.oneworld.org/guides/migration/stalker_refugees.html
 
 'Refugees and Risk of Conflict in Host Countries: Case Studies of Cote D'Ivoire and Gunea' Walarington Coulibaly, University of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, paper (full-tewxt) to SERSAS conference 2003

UNHCR http://www.unhcr.ch/refworld/welcome.htm

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