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  • Dancing in the Glory of Monstersby Jason Stearns

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 16.99

    At the heart of Africa is Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal and unstaunchable war in which millions have died. And yet, despite its epic proportions, it has received little sustained media attention. In this deeply reported book, Jason Stearns vividly tells the... more...

  • Patrice Lumumbaby Leo Zeilig

    HopeRoad 2012; US$ 11.65

    Patrice Lumumba (1925-61) is perhaps the most famous leader of the African independence movement.  After his murder in 1961 he became an icon of anti-imperialist struggle.  His picture was brandished on demonstrations in the 1960s across the world along with Che Guevara and Ho Chi Minh.  His life and the independence that he sought for the Congo made... more...

  • Gold and Gold Mining in Ancient Egypt and Nubiaby Rosemarie Klemm; Dietrich Klemm

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    The book presents the historical evolution of gold mining activities in the Egyptian and Nubian Desert (Sudan) from about 4000 BC until the Early Islamic Period (~800-1350 AD), subdivided into the main classical epochs including the Early Dynastic; Old and Middle Kingdoms; New Kingdom (including Kushitic); Ptolemaic; Roman and Early Islamic. It is... more...

  • The Forest Peopleby Colin Turnbull

    Touchstone 2012; US$ 16.00

    The Forest People -- Colin M. Turnbull's best-selling, classic work -- describes the author's experiences while living with the BaMbuti Pygmies, not as a clinical observer, but as their friend learning their customs and sharing their daily life. Turnbull conveys the lives and feelings of the BaMbuti whose existence centers on their intense love... more...

  • Bioarchaeology and Behaviorby Megan A Perry

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95

    While mortuary ruins have long fascinated archaeologists and art historians interested in the cultures of the Near East and eastern Mediterranean, the human skeletal remains contained in the tombs of this region have garnered less attention. In Bioarchaeology and Behavior , Megan Perry presents a collection of essays that aim a spotlight on the investigation... more...

  • Lost Pharaohsby Cottrell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Published in the year 2006, Lost Pharaohs is a valuable contrubution to the field of History. more...

  • Royalty and Politicsby Fo Angwafo

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 24.95

    Royalty and Politics is the fascinating autobiographical account of a life rich in controversy, leadership, service, achievement and innovation. Born 1925 into the prominent and influential royal family of Mankon in the Bamenda Grassfields of Cameroon, Solomon Anyeghamot¸ Ndefru least expected becoming king, only to find himself the chosen one... more...

  • The Secrets of an Aborted Decolonisationby Carlson Anyangwe

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 64.95

    A remarkable feature of the collapse of the British Empire is that the British departed from almost every single one of their colonial territories invariably leaving behind a messy situation and an agenda of serious problems that in most cases still haunt those territories to this day. One such territory is the Southern British Cameroons. There, the... more...

  • The Anglophone Cameroon Predicamentby Mufor Atanga

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 32.95

    This study explores the predicament of Anglophone Cameroon ñ from the experiment in federation from 1961 to the political liberalisation struggles of the 1990s ñ to challenge claims of a successful post-independence Cameroonian integration process. Focusing on the perceptions and actions of people in the Anglophone region, Atanga argues that... more...

  • Africa's Political Wastelandsby Emmanuel Fru Doh

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 24.95

    Africa?s Political Wastelands explores and confirms the fact that because of irresponsible, corrupt, selfish, and unpatriotic kleptocrats parading as leaders, the ultimate breakdown of order has become the norm in African nations, especially those south of the Sahara. The result is the virtual annihilation of once thriving and proud nations along with... more...