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- Top Executive Media 2013; US$ 19.95
The story of David vs. Goliath is perhaps the best personification of the fight between good and evil. Righteousness was overmatched and evil was overconfident. Each of the ten men featured in this book knows what it's like to be engaged in such a battle. They all share a common bond consisting of common traits that even further reinforce that... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 36.95
Hauptbeschreibung Zu den Aufgaben der deutschen Kolonialbeamten gehörte die Gerichtsbarkeit über die kolonisierte Bevölkerung. Ulrike Schaper betrachtet die Rechtsverhältnisse der deutschen Kolonie Kamerun erstmals in ihren kulturellen, politischen und sozialen Zusammenhängen. Sie zeigt die Bedingungen und Probleme bei der alltäglichen Umsetzung... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 34.00
This is a book about 'middlemen': Africans who functioned as intermediaries between Europeans and their own hinterland for over 300 years. Based on written and oral sources, it follows the Duala, a critical community, from precolonial history to the end of colonialism, covering both German and French colonial role. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 30.00
A revised edition of Manning's 1988 Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1880-1985. Covering the French-speaking countries of west and central Africa, it focuses on the development of new African institutions and a new African culture, based on precolonial African heritage and the connections of Africa with French and Belgian colonial powers. more...
- United Nations University Press 2000; US$ 19.95
Recording or assessing a wide canvas of concurrently running events is difficult, as a crisis and the international response to it develop in stages. This work sets out to record the environment of the Cotonou Agreement by interviewing officials in situ while the past was still fresh. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1979; US$ 116.95
The collection of writings brought together in this book was written within the last ten years in different circumstances and for different purposes. However, they have one thing in common: they were intended to shed new light, or strike new depths, or widen scope of knowledge on some aspects of Nigerian history in the context of the author?s researches. Certainly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
Mobutu's political system, inaugurated in 1965 and lasting more than three decades, met all the characteristics of totalitarianism. This study shows that the failures and misdeeds of Mobutu's system were clear evidence that it lacked an African-centred vision and did not put the interests of the African people of Congo (formerly Zaire) at the centre... more...
- Nomad Press 2007; US$ 11.95
From reed boats, papyrus, and amulets to pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies, this interactive activity book explores the fascinating lives of ancient Egyptians with more than two dozen hands-on projects. The text covers ancient Egyptian food and housing, games and toys, farming, medicine, clothing and jewelry, as well as gods, pharaohs, hieroglyphs,... more...
- Zed Books 2007; US$ 32.95
Since 1996 war has raged in the Congo while the world has looked away. Waves of armed conflict and atrocities against civilians have resulted in over three million casualties, making this one of the bloodiest yet least understood conflicts of recent times. In The Congo Wars, Thomas Turner provides the first in-depth analysis of what happened. The book... more...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 35.00
This is an immensely readable, radical introduction to the Congo that pays attention to the importance of economic production for social organization. It traces the story of the Congo from the unleashing of King Leopards fury across the region in the 19th century, to the Western-sponsored murder of Patrice Lumumba in 1961, to the war that has... more...