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- Twaweza Communications 2010; US$ 34.95
One of the critical questions that Kenyans have continuously asked is what went wrong in January and February 2008 with the ëpeaceí they had hitherto enjoyed. There have not been readily available answers to this fundamental question. The collection of papers presented in this book attempt to provide, as a starting point, possible explanations... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2002; US$ 10.50
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Combining studies of demography, climate change, technology and innovation, political development, new actors in international development, and global governance frameworks, this book highlights the major underlying determinants of change in the African context and key uncertainties about the continent's future development prospects. more...
- Pambazuka Press 2010; US$ 16.99
Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the first president of Tanzania, was a Pan-Africanist and an internationalist, and this book includes contributions from leading commentators?those who worked and fought imperialism alongside Nyerere, members of a younger generation, and Nyerere in his own words. The writings reflect on Nyerere and liberation, the Commonwealth,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 18.99
The Rwandan genocide sparked a horrific bloodbath that swept across sub-Saharan Africa, ultimately leading to the deaths of some four million people. In this extraordinary history of the recent wars in Central Africa, Gerard Prunier offers a gripping account of how one grisly episode laid the groundwork for a sweeping and disastrous upheaval. Prunier... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 39.99
The African Foreign Policy of Secretary of State Henry Kissinger outlines in clear, comprehensive terms the details of Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's foreign policy toward Africa and how that policy related to other aspects of his global viewpoint. This book presents an intellectual evaluation of governmental sources to determine the kinds of... more...
- Pambazuka Press 2007; US$ 15.99
Much existing commentary on China in Africa focuses on the vested interests of the West while the voices of independent African analysts and activists have been lost. In a unique collection of essays, the contributors to this book present African social, historical, and cross-continental perspectives on Chinese involvement in Africa. Contributors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
African Voices, African Lives explores the world of 'Mohammed', a swahili peasant living on Mafia Island, Tanzania. Through his own words - some written, some spoken - and those of his relatives, including his ex-wife and one of his daughters, he enables us to see the world through his eyes, including the invisisble world of spirits which plays a... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 90.00
Before World War II many Ethiopians turned to Japan for inspiration as the leader of the world's colored peoples and protector against European colonialism. 'Yellow' Japanese and 'black' Ethiopian collaboration before World War II illuminates the pernicious and flexible use of race in international diplomacy. Italians used race... more...