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- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 34.95
Probing the human causes of Africa s continuing travails, a London-educated Kenyan princess examines official policies that do more harm than good, while poking fun at Western hypocrisy and greed, and African vanity and passivity, as well. If the United States is based on the principle that all men are created equal, why, the author asks, does the... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 23.75
Why hasn't Africa been able to respond to the challenges of modernity and globalization? Going against the conventional wisdom that colonialism brought modernity to Africa, OlÃºfÃ©mi TÃ¡ÃwÃ² claims that Africa was already becoming modern and that colonialism was an unfinished project. Africans aspired... more...
- Dorling Kindersley 2011; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cairo & The Nile travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions Cairo & The Nile have to offer. Whether you're looking for must-see Egyptian museums, or want to find the best attractions in Cairo for all the family; this travel guide is packed with essential information for every corner of this fascinating... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 76.00
This is the personal story of Dame Margaret Anstee's experiences as Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the UN for Angola and Head of the UN peacekeeping mission there from February 1992 to June 1993. Formerly a colony of Portugal, Angola was awarded independence following the democratization of Portugal in 1975. After independence,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
In this thought provoking and original work Lucy Corkin demonstrates how Angola has been amongst the most successful of African nations to use China's involvement in the region to grow their economies and solicit renewed interest from previously disengaged foreign powers, bolstering their political capital. Uncovering African Agency casts a fascinating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.00
The discipline of Egyptology has been criticised for being too insular,with little awareness of the development of archaeologies elsewhere. It has remained theoretically underdeveloped. For example the role of Ancient Egypt within Africa has rarely been considered jointly by Egyptologists and Africanists. Egypt's own view of itself has been neglected;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
A new examination of why Cuba, a Caribbean country, sent half a million of its citizens to fight in Angola in Africa, and how a short-term intervention escalated into a lengthy war of intervention. It clearly details how in January 1965 Cuba formed an alliance with the Angolan MPLA which evolved into the flagship of its global 'internationalist'... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
Although much has been written on the nationalization of the Suez Canal, and the subsequent military action, this study provides fresh perspectives by reflecting the latest research from leading international authorities on the crisis. Drawing on recently released documents, including previously neglected aspects of Suez, and by reassessing its more... more...