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- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 27.99
Spurred by major changes in the world economy and in local ecology, the contemporary migration of Africans, both within the continent and to various destinations in Europe and North America, has seriously affected thousands of lives and livelihoods. The contributors to this volume, reflecting a variety of disciplinary perspectives, examine the causes... more...
- BRILL 2012; US$ 212.00
Based on Mamluk and Venetian sources, this book offers a thorough analysis of the various conflicts arising around Levant trade. It demonstrates how these conflicts more often than not cut across cultural divides in Late Medieval Mamluk Alexandria. more...
- PublicAffairs 2007; US$ 25.00
This intense, vivid report and call to action from the heart of violent Darfur, by a former Marine working as an unarmed military observer for the African Union, is a powerful memoir of a young man's awakening to conscience and the first extensive on-theground account of the genocide in Sudan. more...
- Counterpoint 2010; US$ 16.95
For his 65th birthday, acclaimed novelist Michael Mewshaw took a 4,000-mile overland trip across North Africa. Arriving in Egypt during food riots, he heads west into Libya, where billions in oil money have produced little except citizens eager to flee to Europe or join the jihad in Iraq. In Tunis, Mewshaw visits an abandoned Star Wars movie set... more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 25.99
Patrick Manning follows the multiple routes that brought Africans and people of African descent into contact with one another and with Europe, Asia, and the Americas. In joining these stories, he shows how the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Indian Ocean fueled dynamic interactions among black communities and cultures... more...
The Nineteenth-Century Wars Between the Manasir People of Northern Sudan and the British Colonialist InvadersThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 179.95
An engaging historical examination of the Manasir people of the Sudan and their battles with the British in the late nineteenth century. This study surveys the historical evidence, both written and oral. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 80.00
Questions relating to human rights are very much in the news, yet genocides in Africa, especially those that occurred during colonial times, are understudied. The history of the Herero genocide has been examined by very few writers and almost no-one from Africa. Sarkin's book deals with the issues from an entirely different point of view, provides... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 21.88
The negotiated transfer of power in apartheid South Africa was the last act in the dismantling of white supremacy on the African continent. While opening a new era for the whites in Africa, it closed an earlier one that contains some of the most colourful episodes in world history. In The White Africans, South African journalist and writer Gerald... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 29.95
By successfully turning to China, Malaysia and India from the mid-1990s, amidst civil war and political isolation, Khartoum's 'Look East' policy transformed Sudan's economy and foreign relations. Sudan, in turn, has been a key theatre of Chinese, Indian and Malaysian overseas energy investment. What began as economic engagements born... more...