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  • Philo's Alexandriaby Dorothy I. Sly

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Sly extracts much-needed information on Alexandria from Philo's treatises. By recognising his shortcomings and prejudices, she builds up an authentic picture of first century life in one of the Roman Empire's greatest cities. 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

    Provides extensive information about Africa's cultures, history, geography, economics, and politics; it provides an invaluable overview of the whole continent, region by region, ethnic group by ethnic group, nation by nation, personality by more...

  • Southern African Liberation Strugglesby Hilary Sapire; Chris Saunders

    Juta Academic 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...

  • Archaeology of African Plant Useby Chris J Stevens; Sam Nixon; Mary Anne Murray; Dorian Q Fuller

    Left Coast Press 2013; US$ 119.00

    The first major synthesis of African archaeobotany in decades, this book focuses on Paleolithic archaeobotany and the relationship between agriculture and social complexity. It explores the effects that plant life has had on humans as they evolved from primates through the complex societies of Africa, including Egypt, the Buganda Kingdom, southern... 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. more...

  • Sudanby Abdel Salam Sidahmed; Alsir Sidahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary Sudan, outlining the evolution of the state with emphasis on its post-independence experience. It includes chapters on the politics, history and economy of the country. more...

  • The Shadow of the Sunby Ryszard Kapuscinski

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00

    In 1957, Ryszard Kapuscinski arrived in Africa to witness the beginning of the end of colonial rule as the first African correspondent of Poland's state newspaper. From the early days of independence in Ghana to the ongoing ethnic genocide in Rwanda, Kapuscinski has crisscrossed vast distances pursuing the swift, and often violent, events that followed... more...

  • Forgotten Africaby Graham Connah

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    Covering four million years of history across the continent, this book introduces the general reader and beginning student to Africa's past, emphasizing those aspects only known or best known from archaeological and related evidence. more...

  • Darkest Europe and Africa's Nightmareby Akinyi Princess of K'Orinda-Yimbo

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 34.95

    Probing the human causes of Africa s continuing travails, a London-educated Kenyan princess examines official policies that do more harm than good, while poking fun at Western hypocrisy and greed, and African vanity and passivity, as well. If the United States is based on the principle that all men are created equal, why, the author asks, does the... more...