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  • The 1961 Cameroon Plebiscite. Choice or Betrayalby John Percival

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 22.80

    " The United Nations-organised plebiscite on 11 February 1961 was one of the most significant events in the history of the southern and northern parts of the British-administered trust territory in Cameroon. John Percival was sent by the then Colonial Office as part of the team to oversee the process. This book captures the story of the plebiscite... more...

  • State of a Unionby Yenshu Vubo

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 24.70

    The bicultural polity of Cameroon has become problematic over the years. In addition to the increasing marginalization experienced by its English speaking component in many domains (politics, administration, economy, culture), it is facing mounting inequality and disarray despite the nation-building aspirations at reunification in 1961. This book examines... more...

  • Amarna’s Leatherwork Part Iby André Veldmeijer

    Sidestone Press 2012; US$ 52.95

    The ancient Egyptian city of Tell el-Amarna (or Amarna, ancient Akhetaten) was the short-lived capital built by the controversial Pharaoh Akhenaten, probably the father of the famous Tutankhamun, and abandoned shortly after his death (c. 1336 BCE). It is one of the few Pharaonic cities to have been thoroughly excavated and is a rich source of information... more...

  • Current Research in Egyptology 2009by Judith Corbelli; Claire Malleson; Dan Boatright

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 30.00

    The tenth annual Current Research in Egyptology conference was held at the University of Liverpool in January 2009 and welcomed Egyptology graduates from all over the world. This volume is a compilation of some of the papers that were given at the conference, that show the diverse nature of current research in Egyptology. more...

  • Current Research in Egyptology 2010by Maarten Horn; Joost Kramer; Daniel Soliman

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 30.00

    After having been held in the UK for the past 10 years, the 11th edition of the annual Current Research in Egyptology (CRE) graduate conference was held at Leiden University, The Netherlands in January 2010. As always, the main aim of the conference was to provide graduate and postgraduate students of Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology with the opportunity... more...

  • Old Kingdom, New Perspectivesby Nigel Strudwick; Helen Strudwick

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 60.00

    Recent research on all aspects of the Old Kingdom in Egypt is presented in this volume, ranging through the Pyramid Texts, tomb architecture, ceramics, scene choice and layout, field reports, cemetery layout, tomb and temple statuary. The contributions also show how Egyptology is not stuck in its venerable traditions but that newer forms of technology... more...

  • Congoby Thomas Turner

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has become one of the world's bloodiest hot spots. 2003 saw the end of a five-year war in which millions lost their lives - one of the deadliest conflicts since World War II. Despite recent peace agreements and democratic elections, the country is still plagued by army and militia violence. Congo remains deeply troubled,... more...

  • Diplomacy and Nation-Building in Africaby Mélanie Torrent

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95

    Cameroon stands as a remarkable example of nation-building in the aftermath of European domination. Split between the French and British empires after World War I, it experienced a unique drive for self-determination at the turn of the 1960s, culminating in both independence from European power and the re-unification of two of its divided territories.... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Liberiaby Elwood D. Dunn; Amos J. Beyan; Carl Patrick Burrowes

    Scarecrow Press 2000; US$ 99.99

    Building on the first edition, this updated volume focuses on the personalities, from the founders of Liberia, to the soldiers who are responsible simultaneously for destruction and the hope of stability. Along with these people, various social and ethnic groups, political parties and labor movements, economic entities and natural resources are profiled... more...

  • Seventy Years In Archaeologyby Petrie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 390.00

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...