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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 114.95
With a focus on Africa, this study examines three structurally interdependent conflict systems to highlight the complexities of transboundary and transregional conflict systems. The systemic approach permits you to come away from the book with a better understanding of the underlying currents of violent conflicts and thus a clearer idea of how they... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 9.99
With unprecedented access to Mbeki and the ANC, A Legacy of Liberation weaves a nuanced portrait of the black experience under apartheid and sheds light on the future of the nation under a new regime. It is a gripping social history of South Africas past and future, beautifully narrated by one of Africa's most esteemed journalists. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 129.99
The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria is the second largest country in Africa. This, coupled with its location near Europe and its prized hydrocarbons (oil and gas), continues to increase Algeria's international importance. Algeria's fight for liberation from French colonialism, which it finally achieved in 1962, was made famous by Gillo Pontecorvo's... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 58.00
An ethnographic study that reveals how financial self-help groups (burial societies and credit groups) are islands of hope for Xhosa migrants living in the townships and squatter camps of Cape Town, South Africa. This work examines the urban poor's day-to-day struggles over money in post-apartheid South Africa. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 99.99
The Historical Dictionary of United States-Africa Relations encompasses the relationship between the two from the trans-Atlantic slave trade to the George W. Bush administration, with particular emphasis on the Cold War. It focuses on political and economic aspects of the relationship and includes cultural relations. more...
- Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 26.00
In 1652 a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. Sent by the powerful Dutch India Company, their mission was simply to grow vegetables and supply ships rounding the cape. The colonists, however, were convinced by their strict Calvinist faith that they were among God?s ?Elect,? chosen to rule over the continent. Their... more...
- Dorling Kindersley 2012; US$ 14.00
Drawing on the same standards of accuracy as the acclaimed DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, DK Top 10 Cape Town and the Windelands uses exciting colorful photography and excellent cartography to provide a reliable and useful travel. Dozens of Top 10 lists provide vital information on each destination, as well as insider tips, from avoiding... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 62.00
Covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Sahara Africa - all related to developments in one calendar year. This book contains articles on all sub-Saharan states, each of the four sub-regions (West, Central, Eastern, Southern Africa). more...
- Dorling Kindersley 2000; US$ 15.99
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the peoples of a vast and mysterious continent. Superb color photographs offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the people, houses, tools and artifacts of African cultures and civilizations. See the gold of King Kofi-Karikari of the Asante, a priest''scostume made of bird''s feathers, a traveler''s magic... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 139.00
The Africa Yearbook covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Sahara Africa ? all related to developments in one calendar year. The Yearbook contains articles on all sub-Saharan states, each of the four sub-regions (West, Central, Eastern, Southern Africa) focusing on major cross-border developments... more...