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- Random House Group Ltd 2013; US$ 33.36
In late eighteenth-century Britain a handful of men brought about the greatest transformation in human history. Inventors, industrialists and entrepreneurs ushered in the age of powered machinery and the factory, and thereby changed the whole of human society, bringing into being new methods of social and economic organisation, new social classes,... more...
- Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 75.00
This authoritative, widely adopted text provides a broad introduction to the geography of Africa south of the Sahara. The book analyzes the political, economic, social, and environmental processes that shape resource use and development in this large, diverse region. Students gain a context for understanding current development debates and addressing... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Drawing on international and multidisciplinary expertise, this pioneering edited collection analyzing Islam in contemporary Ethiopia challenges the popular notion of a 'Christian Ethiopia' imagined as the century-old, never colonized Abyssinia, isolated in the highlands and dominated by Orthodox Christianity. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 29.00
This compelling example of the new cultural history of South Africa argues that cultural factors were related to high political developments in the colonial Cape. It describes changes in social identity accompanying the transition from Dutch to British overrule, and the development of white racism and of ideologies of resistance. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 9.99
In this vivid and timely history, Juan Cole tells the story of Napoleon's invasion of Egypt. Revealing the young general's reasons for leading the expedition against Egypt in 1798 and showcasing his fascinating views of the Orient, Cole delves into the psychology of the military titan and his entourage. He paints... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 28.95
E-mails proposing an "urgent business relationship" help make fraud Nigeria's largest source of foreign revenue after oil. But scams are also a central part of Nigeria's domestic cultural landscape. Corruption is so widespread in Nigeria that its citizens call it simply "the Nigerian factor." Willing or unwilling participants in corruption at every... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
Before Easter 1916 Dublin had been a city much like any other British city, comparable to Bristol or Liverpool and part of a complex, deep-rooted British world. Many of Dublin?s inhabitants wanted to weaken or terminate London?s rule but there remained a vast and conflicting range of visions of that future: far more immediate was the unfolding disaster... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 85.00
The first book-length history of the Fante people of southern Ghana during the Atlantic slave trade. Specifically, this volume provides a historical framework for the relationship between Ghana's coastal forts and castles and local African societies during this complex period. more...