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  • 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...

  • Around Africa On My Bicycleby Riaan Manser

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 11.67

    In a world first, almost incredibly, Riaan Manser rode a bicycle right around the continent of Africa. It took him two years, two months and fifteen days. He rode 36 500 kilometres through 34 different countries. In Around Africa on my Bicycle, Manser tells the story of this epic journey. It is a story of blood, sweat, toil and tears. It is a story... more...

  • The Discovery of the Source of the Nileby John Hanning Speke

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    The journals of John Hanning Speke, the British Indian Army officer who was the first European to discover Lake Victoria, the source of the River Nile. more...

  • An Afrocentric Manifestoby Molefi Kete Asante

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    Molefi Kete Asante's Afrocentric philosophy has become one of the most persistent influences in the social sciences and humanities over the past three decades. It strives to create new forms of discourse about Africa and the African Diaspora, impact on education through expanding curricula to be more inclusive, change the language of social institutions... more...

  • The Excessive Subjectby Molly Anne Rothenberg

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96

    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 Modernismby 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...

  • Philo's Alexandriaby Dorothy I. Sly

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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 1956 Warby David Tal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Recently declassified documents and new scholarship have prompted this reassessment of the collusion between Israel, France and England which drove the 1956 War. International aspects, Israeli involvement, the plot which sparked off hostilities, and the Egyptian losses and gains are analyzed. more...

  • Africa Must Be Modernby Olfmi Tw

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    In a forthright and uncompromising manner, Olfmi Tw explores Africa?s hostility toward modernity and how that hostility has impeded economic development and social and political transformation. What has to change for Africa to be able to respond to the challenges of modernity and globalization? Tw insists that Africa can renew itself only... more...

  • Empire in Africaby David Birmingham

    Ohio University Press 2006; US$ 9.00

    The dark years of European fascism left their indelible mark on Africa. As late as the 1970s, Angola was still ruled by white autocrats, whose dictatorship was eventually overthrown by black nationalists who had never experienced either the rule of law or participatory democracy. more...