U.S. Army Africa Reading List

(source) This professional reading list is an introduction to the many books and publications related to security, stability and peace on the African continent. Their selection does not imply that U.S. Army Africa endorses the author’s view or interpretations.

This revision was published October 2014.

Book cover for What is the What

Book cover for The Fate of Africa: From the Hopes of Freedom to the Heart of Despair

Book cover for Journey into Darkness: Genocide in Rwanda

Book cover for Africa since 1940: The Past of the Present

Book cover for Historical Dictionary of Civil Wars in Africa (Historical Dictionaries of War, Revolution, and Civil Unrest)

Book cover for Understanding Contemporary Africa

Book cover for The Trouble with Africa: Why Foreign Aid Isn't Working

Book cover for China in Africa