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  • Cairo Sightsby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2011; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • The Rough Guide to Cairo & the Pyramidsby Rough Guides

    Rough Guides 2011; US$ 19.99

    Adventurous, informative and opinionated, on everything from where to find Cairo's best restaurants to the latest discoveries from antiquity, the Rough Guide to Cairo & the Pyramids ranges from the famous Cities of the Dead to nightlife that only locals know. Getting the best deal, avoiding hassles and having fun are what this guidebook keeps in mind... more...

  • Dark Continent my Black Arseby Shile Khumalo

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 8.00

    Cape to Cairo epic. Hilarious and insightful account of a black South African?s journey across the continent by public transport more...

  • The Excessive Subjectby Molly Anne Rothenberg

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    In The Excessive Subject: A New Theory of Social Change , Molly Anne Rothenberg uncovers an innovative theory of social change implicit in the writings of radical social theorists, such as Pierre Bourdieu, Michel de Certeau, Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau, and Slavoj ?i?ek. Through case studies of these writers' work, Rothenberg illuminates how this... more...

  • Africa After Modernism: Transitions in Literature Media and Philosophyby Michael Janis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Africa after Modernism traces shifts in perspectives on African culture, arts, and philosophy from the conflict with European modernist interventions in the climate of colonialist aggression to present identitarian positions in the climate of globalism, multiculturalism, and mass media. By focusing on what may be called deconstructive moments in... more...

  • Alexandrian Cosmopolitanismby Hala Halim

    Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 64.99

    Interrogating how Alexandria became enshrined as the exemplary cosmopolitan space in the Middle East, this book mounts a radical critique of Eurocentric conceptions of cosmopolitanism. The dominant account of Alexandrian cosmopolitanism elevates things European in the city's culture and simultaneously places things Egyptian under the sign of decline.... more...

  • Philo's Alexandriaby Dorothy I. Sly

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First-century Alexandria vied with Rome to be the greatest city of the Roman empire. More than half a million people lived in its cosmopolitan four square miles. It was a major centre for international trade and shipping. Little remains of Alexandria's golden age. Few papyrus records of the city survive. Archaeologists' attempts to reveal its past... more...

  • The Handbook of Civil Society in Africaby Ebenezer Obadare

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This volume brings together the most up to date analyses of civil society in Africa from the best scholars and researchers working on the subject. Being the first of its kind, it casts a panoramic look at the African continent, drawing out persisting, if often under-communicated, variations in regional discourses. In a majority of notionally ‚??global‚??... more...

  • Encyclopedia of African Peoplesby The Diagram Group

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    Africa is a vast continent, home to many millions of people. Its history stretches back millennia and encompasses some of the most ancient civilizations in the world. Modern Africa boasts a rich cultural heritage, the legacy of many diverse influences from all around the world, reflecting the central role African plays in world history. Encyclopedia... more...

  • Southern African Liberation Strugglesby Hilary Sapire; Chris Saunders

    University of Cape Town Press 2012; US$ 20.99

    Probing beyond the heroic portrayals of armed struggles and nationalist resistance, this collection of essays illustrates the intertwined histories of Southern African liberation struggles and those of regional and international solidarity movements, beginning in the 1960s through the establishment of a nonracial democracy in South Africa in 1994.... more...