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- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 12.99
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...
- NYU Press 1998; US$ 89.00
Despite the explosion in work on African American and religious history, little is known about Black Muslims who came to America as slaves. Most assume that what Muslim faith any Africans did bring with them was quickly absorbed into the new Christian milieu. But, surprisingly, as Sylviane Diouf shows in this new, meticulously researched volume, Islam... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 28.99
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...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00
Servants of Allah presents a history of African Muslims, following them from West Africa to the Americas. Although many assume that what Muslim faith they brought with them to the Americas was quickly absorbed into the new Christian milieu, as Sylviane A. Diouf demonstrates in this meticulously-researched, groundbreaking volume, Islam flourished... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Over more than two centuries men, women, and children escaped from slavery to make the Southern wilderness their home. They hid in the mountains of Virginia and the low swamps of South Carolina; they stayed in the neighborhood or paddled their way to secluded places; they buried themselves underground or built comfortable settlements. Known as maroons,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...