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- The Lembani Trust 2013; US$ 39.95
In this set of essays Walima T. Kalusa and Megan Vaughan explore themes in the history of death in Zambia and Malawi from the late nineteenth century to the present day. Drawing on extensive archival and oral historical research they examine the impact of Christianity on spiritual beliefs, the racialised politics of death on the colonial Copperbelt,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 149.99
The fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Guinea-Bissau relates the history of Guinea-Bissau through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, events, places, organizations. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
International law is often manipulated in the debate about humanitarian intervention. The Liberian case provides an opportunity to challenge the UN and The Economic Community of West African States' (ECOWAS') new approach. ECOWAS and the UN's justifications for moving away from the current norms are flawed. No enlightened person would disagree with... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 19.95
The Democratic Republic of Congo has been home to the deadliest conflicts of the postwar era and hosts the worlds largest UN peacekeeping mission. In this compelling book, acclaimed journalist Michael Deibert travels from war-torn villages in the countrys east to the capital of Kinshasa to bring us the voices of the Congolese and explore... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 27.00
How well do we really know ancient Egypt? The world of the Egyptians seems so familiar to us: exhibitions of ancient art and archaeological discoveries in the desert sands continue to generate interest and amazement, while Egyptian motifs appear in architecture, in literature, in art works, in advertising and in films. And yet, so much of what we... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 44.95
Lauded for his ability to tell compelling, true adventure stories, award-winning author Andrew C.A. Jampoler has turned his attention this time to a young American naval officer on a mission up the Congo River in May 1885. Lt. Emory Taunt was ordered to explore as much of the river as possible and report on opportunities for Americans in the potentially... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Authoritative and up-to-date, this key single-volume work is a thematic exploration of ancient Egyptian civilization and culture as it was expressed down the centuries. Including topics rarely covered elsewhere as well as new perspectives, this work comprises thirty-two original chapters written by international experts. Each chapter gives an overview... more...
- Top Executive Media 2013; US$ 19.95
The story of David vs. Goliath is perhaps the best personification of the fight between good and evil. Righteousness was overmatched and evil was overconfident. Each of the ten men featured in this book knows what it's like to be engaged in such a battle. They all share a common bond consisting of common traits that even further reinforce that... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
The Democratic Republic of Congo has become one of the world's bloodiest hot spots. 2003 saw the end of a five-year war in which millions lost their lives - one of the deadliest conflicts since World War II. Despite recent peace agreements and democratic elections, the country is still plagued by army and militia violence. Congo remains deeply... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
Using archaeological records and the basic principles of engineering, Dick Parry provides an account of the design history of the pyramids, the techniques and organisation needed and insights into why the pyramids were designed as they were. more...