No Easy Victories
Women in Africa
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Selected Books on Women in Africa
Thanks for this selection to Kathleen Sheldon, author of the standard reference work included in the list below (in two editions under different titles) and Research Scholar at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women.
Jean Allman, Susan Geiger, and Nakanyike Musisi, eds., Women in African Colonial Histories.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa's First Woman President.
Wangari Maathai, Unbowed: A Memoir.
Kathleen Sheldon, The A to Z of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Kathleen Sheldon, Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Lynn M. Thomas, Politics of the Womb: Women, Reproduction, and the State in Kenya.
Aili Mari Tripp, Isabel Casimiro, Joy Kwesiga, Alice Mungwa, African Women's Movements: Transforming Political Landscapes.
Women in Africa on Amazon UK