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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 149.00
Looking at travelogues, ethnographic monographs, consular reports, diaries and letters, sketches, photography and more, Burroughs examines eyewitness travel reports of atrocities committed in European-funded slave regimes in the Congo Free State, Portuguese West Africa, and the Putumayo district of the Amazon rainforest during the late-nineteenth... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
This volume offers a comprehensive history and analysis of the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the tumultuous period of 1997-2001. The author examines the most recent events in this turbulent region, offering a contemporary account that is both extensive and detailed. more...
- Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95
Geographically, Egypt is clearly on the African continent, yet Ancient Egypt is routinely regarded as a non-African cultural form. The significance of Ancient Egypt for the rest of Africa is a hotly debated issue with complex ramifications. This book considers how Ancient Egypt was dislocated from Africa, drawing on a wide range of sources. It examines... more...
- Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95
Laurie Charlés finished her Ph.D., then took off to West Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer. Asked to create programs to help adolescent girls stay in school, she found herself enmeshed in the politics and cultural barriers that prevent these girls from creating a better life. But that was not all that was enmeshed. Charlés found love, sexual... more...
- John Blake 2011; US$ 15.99
For the first time since he was released from five years' incarceration in some of Africa's toughest prisons, making worldwide headlines, Simon Mann breaks his silence to tell everything Simon Mann's remarkable firsthand account of his life reads like a thriller, taking readers into the world of mercenaries and spooks, of murky international... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1991; US$ 27.95
Blake's adventurous essays--her Letters from Togo--are based on the letters she wrote to her friends from Lomé, the West African capital where she spent a Fulbright year teaching American literature from 1983 to 1984. As Blake begins the process of making sense out of a vibrant, seeming anarchy, we are pulled along with her into the heart of Togo--a... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 95.00
Praise for the previous edition:. ..".recommended for high-school and public libraries and for smaller academic libraries needing a quick and current Egyptology reference...a good single-volume introduction to the topic." Booklist. ..".contains a wealth of information on ancient Egypt...Recommended." Library Media Connection. Ranging... more...