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Political Science - POLI SCI 4250 (THO) - African Politics

Accessing Resources

If you are unable to access the electronic books or streaming video listed below, please email Emily Smock (

Clicking on any of the links will bring up the catalog record on the library website, those items on reserve will have "Thompson Library Reserve" in the location column followed by how long they check out for.

If the status is "Available" the item is ready to be checked out.

If the status is "Due" followed by a date and time, the item is checked out and due back at the indicated date and time.

If the title of the book is not a link to the catalog record, the item hasn't arrived yet, and it isn't ready to check out.

In order to access these materials, you can check out these books and/or DVDs from the circulation desk of Thompson Library, located on the first floor at the east end of the building.

To check out materials please have a valid photo ID such as your BuckID, Driver's License, or digital BuckID on the OSU mobile app. 

Fines for reserve items can be significant and these items must be returned back to Thompson Library circulation desk (Fine Information Link).

Find out more information about Thompson Library such as today's hours (Thompson Library Link).

Instructor: Amanda Robinson

Physical Books or DVDs in Thompson Library

Title Author Call Number Loan Period
States and Power in Africa: comparative lessons in authority and control Herbst, Jeff JQ1875 .H47 2000 2 hour
The bright continent : breaking rules and making change in modern Africa Dayo Olopade DT352.8 .O46 2015 2 hour

Electronic Resources

Title Author Call Number Link to Catalog Record
Afropolitan projects : redefining Blackness, sexualities, and culture from Houston to Accra Anima Adjepong DT510.4 .A44 2021eb Link
Female monarchs and merchant queens in Africa Nwando Achebe HQ1787 .A247 2020eb Link