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  • The Young Colonistsby G.A. Henty

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Get ready for page-turning excitement in The Young Colonists, an action-adventure novel set during the colonial rule of South Africa. Hero Dick Humphries is called upon to serve in the effort to achieve harmony with the native inhabitants of the region. Fans of historical adventure will relish this gripping, richly detailed account. more...

  • Dreams of Africa in Alabamaby Sylviane A. Diouf

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 13.99

    In the summer of 1860, more than fifty years after the United States legally abolished the international slave trade, 110 men, women, and children from Benin and Nigeria were brought ashore in Alabama under cover of night. They were the last recorded group of Africans deported to the United States as slaves. Timothy Meaher, an established Mobile businessman,... more...

  • Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegalby Mamadou Diouf

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    This collection critically examines “tolerance,? “secularism,? and respect for religious “diversity? within a social and political system dominated by Sufi brotherhoods. Through a detailed analysis of Senegal?s political economy, essays trace the genealogy and dynamic exchange among these concepts while investigating public spaces and political processes... more...

  • Servants of Allahby Sylviane A. Diouf

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 21.25

    ·        ?A must read? Goes beyond generalities and sheds light.? ? Yvonne Haddad, Georgetown University ?An important scholarly work? a testament.? ? Lamin Sanneh, Yale University]]> more...

  • Slavery's Exilesby Sylviane A. Diouf

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 25.50

    ?Persuasively captures the quiet heroism of North American maroons.? ? Richard Price, author of Maroon Societies ?Impressive research and vivid prose? an important addition to our understanding of slave society and black resistance.? ? Eric Foner, author of The Fiery Trial ?One of those rare books that is at once of scholarly significance... more...

  • Fighting the Slave Tradeby Sylviane A. Diouf

    Ohio University Press 2003; US$ 21.99

    While most studies of the slave trade focus on the volume of captives and on their ethnic origins, the question of how the Africans organized their familial and communal lives to resist and assail it has not received adequate attention. But our picture of the slave trade is incomplete without an examination of the ways in which men and women responded... more...

  • C'est bien plus qu'un jeuby Pape Diouf

    Grasset 2013; Not Available

    « Il faut être fou pour devenir président de l'Olympique de Marseille, mais il faut l'être complètement pour imaginer que cela durera toute la vie. A la minute même où j'ai été nommé, j'ai commencé à penser au jour de mon départ. J'ai vidé mon bureau un dimanche, au mois de juin 2009. Je suis presque certain qu'il faisait beau à Marseille. Tout au... more...

  • Modeling Inflation for Maliby Mame Astou Diouf

    International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00

    This paper investigates how consumer price inflation is determined in Mali for 1979-2006 along three macroeconomic explanations: (1) monetarist theories, emphasizing the impact of excess money supply, (2) the structuralist hypothesis, stressing the impact of supply-side constraints, and (3) external theories, describing the effects of foreign transmission... more...

  • Construction Quality and Quality Standardsby G.A. Atkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 275.00

    Quality is a vital issue to be addressed by all constuction professionals working in Europe today. This book provides clear, concise guidance to the making and use of codes, regulations and technical specifications in Europe. more...

  • Analytical Solutions of Geohydrological Problemsby G.A. Bruggeman

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 370.00

    This book has been divided into two parts, A and B. Part A comprises analytical solutions of about 1100 geohydrological problems in the saturated zone. Classification of the problems according to certain characteristics. Part B consists of three chapters, describing the basic principles for saturated ground water flow, analytical solution methods... more...