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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 30.00
This book applies a systems and risk perspective on international energy relations, author Per Högselius investigates how and why governments, businesses, engineers and other actors sought to promote ? and oppose? the establishment of an extensive East-West natural gas regime that seemed to overthrow the fundamental logic of the Cold War. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 33.95
In 1899 the United States, having announced its arrival as a world power during the Spanish-Cuban-American War, inaugurated a brutal war of imperial conquest against the Philippine Republic. Over the next five decades, U.S. imperialists justified their colonial empire by crafting novel racial ideologies adapted to new realities of collaboration and... more...
- NYU Press 1998; US$ 89.00
At the height of the Vietnam War, American society was so severely fragmented that it seemed that Americans may never again share common concerns. The media and other commentators represented the impact of the war through a variety of rhetorical devices, most notably the emotionally charged metaphor of "the wound that will not heal." References... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 2.90
The Tudor age was a pivotal period of English history. In little more than a century, the nation was transformed from a medieval kingdom to a modern state, from an insignificant offshore island to a major world power. Discover what life was really like during more than 100 years of Tudor rule in this pivotal period of English history: how industry... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2013; US$ 16.95
"[...] Madiba A to Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela , tells the story from personal experience and goes beyond the surface with a lively sense of humor and deep caring that even we South Africans can learn from." ?Ronnie Kasrils, former commander in the armed struggle and South Africa's Minister of Intelligence in the post-apartheid government... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
In A Continent for the Taking Howard W. French, a veteran correspondent for The New York Times , gives a compelling firsthand account of some of Africa?s most devastating recent history?from the fall of Mobutu Sese Seko, to Charles Taylor?s arrival in Monrovia, to the genocide in Rwanda and the Congo that left millions dead. Blending eyewitness... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95
Robert Coryndon was born in 1870 in Queenstown, Cape Colony, the son of an English immigrant father and a mother belonging to a distinguished Cape family. Despite the fact that a mere three years of his education were received back ?Home? in England, this most able ?Colonial? served twenty-eight years as the top-ranking administrator of African dependencies,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 85.00
Ask most Americans about Ethiopia and they will have little to offer. Yet Ethiopia is one of the oldest independent nations in Africa and one of the oldest in the world. Hominid bones dating back 4.4 million years make Ethiopia one of the earliest known locations of human ancestors. more...
- Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 21.00
A moving portrait of Africa from Poland's most celebrated foreign correspondent - a masterpiece from a modern master. Famous for being in the wrong places at just the right times, Ryszard Kapuscinski arrived in Africa in 1957, at the beginning of the end of colonial rule - the "sometimes dramatic and painful, sometimes enjoyable and jubilant" rebirth... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1998; Not Available
Drawing on many years of African experience, John Reader has written a book of startling grandeur and scope that recreates the great panorama of African history, from the primeval cataclysms that formed the continent to the political upheavals facing much of the continent today. Reader tells the extraordinary story of humankind's adaptation to the... more...