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  • 101 Amazing Facts about Ancient Egyptby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Do you know who the ancient Egyptian god of the underworld is? What type of mask would an embalmer wear whilst carrying out the mummification process on a body? Who was the most successful of all the pharaohs? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating easy-to-read guide to ancient Egypt. Whether you are studying the subject and... more...

  • The 1961 Cameroon Plebiscite. Choice or Betrayalby John Percival

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 26.00

    " 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...

  • Africaby Tony Binns; Alan Dixon; Etienne Nel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95

    For many, Africa is regarded as a place of mystery and negative images, where reports of natural disasters and civil strife dominate media attention, with relatively little publicity given to any of the continent?s more positive attributes. Africa has at last begun to receive the depth of interest it has long deserved, in the shape of debates about... more...

  • Africa's Political Wastelands: The Bastardization of Cameroonby Fru Doh

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 22.80

    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...

  • The African Origin of Civilizationby Cheikh Anta Diop; Mercer Cook

    Chicago Review Press 1989; US$ 13.99

    Now in its 30th printing, this classic presents historical, archaeological, and anthropological evidence to support the theory that ancient Egypt was a black civilization. more...

  • Ako-Aya: A Cameroorian Pioneer in Daring Journalism and Social Commentaryby N. Ngwafor

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 27.55

    Patrick Tataw Obenson, alias Ako-Aya, the rabid critic, social crusader and witty journalist, all rolled up in one, was indeed a popular and widely admired pioneer in daring journalism and social commentary in Cameroon. Little wonder that when he died, he left behind countless painful hearts and many questions on the lips of his admirers. As a man... more...

  • Amenhotep IIIby Arielle P. Kozloff

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book follows the life story of Amenhotep III, one of the most important rulers of ancient Egypt. more...

  • America, the UN and Decolonisationby John Kent

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the role of the UN in conflict resolution in Africa in the 1960s and its relation to the Cold War. Focussing on the Congo, this book shows how the preservation of the existing economic and social order in the Congo was a key element in the decolonisation process and the fighting of the Cold War. It links the international aspects... more...

  • Ancient Egyptby Douglas J. Brewer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Ancient Egypt is a beautifully illustrated, easy-to-read book covering the formative era of the Egyptian civilization: the age before the pyramids. Douglas Brewer shows why an awareness of the earliest phase of Egyptian history is crucial to understanding of later Egyptian culture.  Beginning with a quick review of the fields of Egyptology and archaeology,... more...

  • Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introductionby Ian Shaw

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination - mummies and pyramids, curses and rituals have captured the imagination of generations. We all have a mental picture of ancient Egypt, but is it the right one? How much do we really know about this great civilization? more...