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  • Culture and Customs of Cameroonby JOHN MUKUM MBAKU

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 73.00

    Cameroon, in Central Africa, has been called Africa in miniature. It is characterized by exceptional social and ethnic diversity, with more than 250 ethnicities now forming five major regional-culture groupings. This volume is the first to encapsulate Cameroon's rich indigenous and modern customs and traditions in depth. The narrative emphasizes those... more...

  • Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptiansby Bob Brier; Hoyt Hobbs

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 49.95

    Explore day-to-day living in ancient Egypt in this exciting new revised edition. more...

  • The History of Congoby Didier Gondola

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 73.00

    This book begins with a survey of Congo's early history, when diverse peoples such as the Luba, the Kuba, and the Nilotic inhabited the area, and continues by tracing the country's history through the Belgian period of colonization and the dictatorships of Mobutu and Kabila. Biographical portraits present important figures in Congo's storied... more...

  • America, the UN and Decolonisationby John Kent

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    This book examines the role of the UN in conflict resolution in Africa in the 1960s and its relation to the Cold War. more...

  • A Companion to Ancient Egyptby Alan B. Lloyd

    Wiley 2010; US$ 467.00

    This companion provides the very latest accounts of the major and current aspects of Egyptology by leading scholars. It is delivered in a highly readable style and extensively illustrated; published in two volumes, it offers unprecedented breadth and depth of coverage, giving full scope to the discussion of this incredible civilization. Provides... more...

  • Travel Writing and Atrocitiesby Robert M. Burroughs

    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...

  • The Trouble with the Congoby Séverine Autesserre

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    The Trouble with the Congo suggests a new explanation for international peacebuilding failures in civil wars. more...

  • Crisis in the Congoby François Ngolet

    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...

  • Gender and Decolonization in the Congoby Karen Bouwer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 29.00

    Gender and Decolonization in the Congo focuses on women and questions of gender in its examination of Patrice Lumumba (1925-1961), the assassinated leader of the independent Congo. more...

  • ANCIENT EGYPT IN AFRICAby David O'Connor; Andrew Reid

    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...