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  • Petitioning for our Rights, Fighting for our Nationby Meredith Terretta

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 22.95

    Thousands of Cameroonian women played an essential role in the radically anti-colonial nationalist movement led by the Union of the Populations of Cameroon (UPC): they were the women of the Democratic Union of Cameroonian Women (UDEFEC). Drawing on women nationalistsí petitions to the United Nations, one of the largest collections of political... more...

  • State Fragility, State Formation, and Human Security in Nigeriaby Mojbol Olfnk Okome

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    This book explores the linkages between state failure, self-help, and self-organization with regards to Nigerian civil society. more...

  • Nigeriaby John Campbell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 31.99

    In this thoroughly updated edition, John Campbell explores Nigeria?s post-colonial history and presents a nuanced explanation of the events and conditions that have carried this complex, dynamic, and very troubled giant to the brink. Central to his analysis are the oil wealth, endemic corruption, elite competition, and radical Islamic insurrection... more...

  • Spying for the Rajby Jules Stewart

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.99

    In the 1860s, Captain Thomas Montgomerie trained natives to be surveyors, and had them explore the region covertly. These men, known as pundits, were disguised as lamas (holy men). This book talks about these servants of the Raj who managed to map the Himalayas and Tibet, helping the British to consolidate their rule in the Indian sub-continent. more...

  • Hearts & Mindsby Chris Bowen

    Melbourne University Publishing 2013; US$ 13.33

    In Hearts & Minds: A Blueprint for Modern Labor , Treasurer Chris Bowen writes a passionate clarion call to Labor's heartland, making the powerful argument that the Labor project is far from complete and it is time for a radical program of renewal and reform for the party. Hearts & Minds is a manifesto to secure the ALP's position as the dominant... more...

  • A Letter to Generation Next: Why Laborby Kim Carr

    Melbourne University Publishing 2013; US$ 13.33

    Senator Kim Carr is a true believer. He details what the Party stands for in the 21st century. In A Letter to Generation Next: Why Labor he lays out a heartfelt argument about why politics is important in our daily lives and demands our involvement. This is a book from a passionate and pragmatic idealist, which makes the case for activism and... more...

  • Off the Main Linesby Don L. Hofsommer

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 45.99

    In this visually stunning and comprehensive photographic essay, railroad historian and photographer Donovan L. Hofsommer records the end of branchline passenger service, the demise of electric railroads, the transition from steam to diesel power, as well as the end of common carrier freight service on the Colorado narrow gauge. Off the Main Lines... more...

  • Federalism and Ethnic Conflict in Ethiopiaby Asnake Kefale

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the impact of the federal restructuring of Ethiopia on ethnic conflicts. The adoption of ethnic federalism in Ethiopia was closely related with the problem of creating a state structure that could be used as instrument of managing the complex ethno-linguistic diversity of the country. Ethiopia is a multinational country with about... more...

  • Contesting the Nigerian Stateby Mojbol Olfnk Okome

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This book addresses the meanings and implications of self-organization and state society relations in contemporary Nigerian politics. more...

  • Youth and Peaceful Elections in Kenyaby Kimani Njogu

    Twaweza Communications 2013; US$ 26.95

    Elections provide a tremendous opportunity for national transformation and the pursuit of democratic practice. They can be a moment of national renewal. However, in most of Africa elections are often characterized by violent conflict as politicians seek to capture or maintain power through ethnic mobilization, propaganda and misrepresentation. Considering... more...