African Europeans: An Untold History The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis The Wealth Hoarders: How Billionaires Pay Millions to Hide Trillions Not a Nation of Immigrants: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion The Wealth Hoarders: How Billionaires Pay Millions to Hide Trillions Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities
Militarized Global Apartheid Militarized Global Apartheid Border and Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism Border and Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War Global White Nationalism: From Apartheid to Trump White World Order, Black Power Politics: The Birth of American International Relations
The Water Defenders: How Ordinary People Saved a Country from Corporate Greed Worldmaking After Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination Apartheid Israel: The Politics of an Analogy Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History Prisoners of the Past: South African Democracy and the Legacy of Minority Rule Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History Worldmaking After Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination
The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis Wall Street's Think Tank: The Council on Foreign Relations and the Empire of Neoliberal Geopolitics, 1976-2014 Not a Nation of Immigrants: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War Tomorrow, the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy Reconsidering Reparations The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

Understanding Global Apartheid

Understanding Global Apartheid

By AfricaFocus Notes
Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War

Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War

Howard W. French

$35.00 $32.55

A paradigm shifting reflection on the making of "the West." Combines deep research and analysis with compelling journalistic description of places he writes about. Bottom-line, the North Atlantic domination of the globe did not begin with Columbus "discovering" the Americas, or with Vasco da Gama rounding the Cape, but with decades-long advance down the Western coast of Africa from Senegal to the island state of São Tomé and the plantation economy relying on slaves from the mainland.

Border and Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism

Border and Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism

Harsha Walia

$19.95 $18.55

In-depth and well-written analysis of the links between migration and global apartheid.

Not a Nation of Immigrants: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion

Not a Nation of Immigrants: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

$27.95 $25.99

An invaluable resource for anyone wanting to understand the history of the USA. Carefully researched and soberly written, it cuts through the conventional myths. The book stresses that the nation has been fundamentally defined not only by slavery but also by violent conquest, both within and beyond borders. The corollary is that all of us living in this land, whatever our ancestry, must choose whether to reinforce those pillars of white supremacy or to join in building a society based on common humanity.

The Wealth Hoarders: How Billionaires Pay Millions to Hide Trillions

The Wealth Hoarders: How Billionaires Pay Millions to Hide Trillions

Chuck Collins

$22.95 $21.34

How inequality works. Well-written and well-informed. "For decades, a secret army of tax attorneys, accountants and wealth managers has been developing into the shadowy Wealth Defense Industry. These 'agents of inequality' are paid millions to hide trillions for the richest 0.01%."

Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History

Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History

Ana Lucia Araujo

$39.54

Reparations in global perspective. Goes beyond the common limitation to the case of the United States. Leading scholar Ana Lucia Araújo, is a Brazilian scholar based at Howard University.

Worldmaking After Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination

Worldmaking After Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination

Adom Getachew

$32.14

A thought-provoking review of radical concepts of self-determination in anti-colonial struggles, and their limitatins.

Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities

Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities

Mahmood Mamdani

$29.95 $27.85

Publisher: "Making the radical argument that the nation-state was born of colonialism, this book calls us to rethink political violence and reimagine political community beyond majorities and minorities."

The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis

The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis

Amitav Ghosh

$25.00 $23.25

Publisher: "A powerful work of history, essay, testimony, and polemic, Amitav Ghosh's new book traces our contemporary planetary crisis back to the discovery of the New World and the sea route to the Indian Ocean. The Nutmeg's Curse argues that the dynamics of climate change today are rooted in a centuries-old geopolitical order constructed by Western colonialism."

Militarized Global Apartheid

Militarized Global Apartheid

Catherine Besteman

$29.84

Publisher: "A sweeping theorization of the ways in which countries from the global north are reproducing South Africa's apartheid system on a worldwide scale to control the mobility and labor of people from the global south."

Global White Nationalism: From Apartheid to Trump

Global White Nationalism: From Apartheid to Trump

$37.95

Publisher: "This book offers the first transnational history of white nationalism in Britain, the US and the formerly British colonies of Rhodesia, South Africa and Australia from the post-World War II period to the present. It situates contemporary white nationalism in the 'Anglosphere' within the context of major global events since 1945. "

Reconsidering Reparations

Reconsidering Reparations

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò

$43.69

Released on January 20, 2022. Looking forward to reading it sometime this year. See his article in The Guardian on January 14: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/jan/14/heres-how-to-repay-developing-nations-for-colonialism-and-fight-the-climate-crisis

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

Heather McGhee

$30.00 $27.90

Focus on the United States. By a leader of Color of Change.

Tomorrow, the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy

Tomorrow, the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy

Stephen Wertheim

$32.00

Publisher: "A new history explains how and why, as it prepared to enter World War II, the United States decided to lead the postwar world."

Wall Street's Think Tank: The Council on Foreign Relations and the Empire of Neoliberal Geopolitics, 1976-2014

Wall Street's Think Tank: The Council on Foreign Relations and the Empire of Neoliberal Geopolitics, 1976-2014

Laurence H Shoup

$29.90

Updates the book Imperial Brain Trust that Larry Shoup and I wrote and was published in 1977 by Monthly Review Press (but not currently available on bookshop.org). Update highly recommended.

White World Order, Black Power Politics: The Birth of American International Relations

White World Order, Black Power Politics: The Birth of American International Relations

Robert Vitalis

$32.34

Just read in December 2021. Focuses specifically on the academic field of international relations in the United States.

African Europeans: An Untold History

African Europeans: An Untold History

Olivette Otele

$30.00 $27.90

Publisher: "A dazzling history of Africans in Europe, revealing their unacknowledged role in shaping the continent Conventional wisdom holds that Africans are only a recent presence in Europe. But in African Europeans, renowned historian Olivette Otele debunks this and uncovers a long history of Europeans of African descent. "

Prisoners of the Past: South African Democracy and the Legacy of Minority Rule

Prisoners of the Past: South African Democracy and the Legacy of Minority Rule

Steven Friedman

$34.50

By a leading South African analyst. Has excellent review by Sisonke Msimang, herself one of the sharpest analysts of today's South Africa.

Apartheid Israel: The Politics of an Analogy

Apartheid Israel: The Politics of an Analogy

$19.95 $18.55

Collection of essays by an impressive set of authors.

The Water Defenders: How Ordinary People Saved a Country from Corporate Greed

The Water Defenders: How Ordinary People Saved a Country from Corporate Greed

John Cavanagh and Robin Broad

$27.95 $25.99

Publisher: "The David and Goliath story of ordinary people in El Salvador who rallied together with international allies to prevent a global mining corporation from poisoning the country's main water source."