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  • How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africaby Olfmi Tw

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 23.75

    Why hasn't Africa been able to respond to the challenges of modernity and globalization? Going against the conventional wisdom that colonialism brought modernity to Africa, Olúfémi Táíwò claims that Africa was already becoming modern and that colonialism was an unfinished project. Africans aspired... more...

  • Imagining the United States of Africaby E. Ike Udogu; George Klay Jr. Kieh; Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo; John Mukum Mbaku; Kwesi A. Tandoh; E. Ike Udogu

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99

    This volume debates issues critical for the construction of a viable United States of Africa in this century. Contributors to this book contend that such a unification scheme would provide African leaders and citizens a vast home within which to exploit its abundant natural resources for socio-economic development and enhancement of its political... more...

  • Historical Archaeology in Africaby Peter R. Schmidt

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 43.99

    Historical Archaeology in Africa is an inquiry into the questions that count, proposing different ways of thinking about historical archaeology. Peter Schmidt challenges readers to expand their horizons beyond the ethnocentrism of archaeology, as it is defined and practiced in North America. Confronting topics of oral traditions, our orientation to... more...

  • Kubaner in Angolaby Christine Hatzky

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 85.28

    Angola erlangte als einer der letzten afrikanischen Staaten 1975 seine Unabhngigkeit vom portugiesischen Kolonialreich. Die Dekolonisierung und Grndung der jungen Nation im sdlichen Zentralafrika war das Ergebnis einer einzigartigen transatlantischen Kooperation, einer Sd-Sd-Verbindung zwischen Angola und Kuba. Kubas Regierung untersttzte die... more...

  • African Connectionsby Peter Mitchell

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 45.99

    From the exodus of early modern humans to the growth of African diasporas, Africa has had a long and complex relationship with the outside world. More than a passive vessel manipulated by external empires, the African experience has been a complex mix of internal geographic, environmental, sociopolitical and economic factors, and regular interaction... more...

  • Traversaby Fran Sandham

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2012; US$ 11.99

    Traversa is the fascinating account of the hardships and hilarity Fran Sandham experienced during his epic solo journey across Africa, from the Skeleton Coast to the Indian Ocean through Namibia, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania. Inspired by the legendary crossings of the great explorers, Sandham left the daily grind of London to undertake an extraordinary... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Sudanby Kwame Essien; Toyin Falola

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Amid a Sudan's dark history, saturated with conflicts and tragic current events, lies a culture with deep roots, going back as far as 8000 BC. With several hundred ethnic groups and languages, Sudan is one of the world's most diverse countries. Learn how these cultures have blended and collided throughout the centuries, and examine how traditions... more...

  • Angola Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 14.40

    Whether planning your own trip to Angola, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...

  • Sudanby Joseph R. Oppong

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00

    Sudan, the largest country in Africa,has been called one of the most politically unstable nations in the world. Throughout its long history, Sudan has experienced turmoil, and inthe second half of the 20th century alone, millions of Sudanese were killed or displaced by civil war. The country was once a great empire, ruled by Nubia. Today, it is a... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Angolaby W. Martin James

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 109.99

    The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Angola is a thorough examination of Angola. It includes a chronology, bibliography, maps, appendixes, and over 600 cross referenced dictionary entries. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Angola. more...