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  • Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzaniaby Emma Hunter

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 76.00

    This book is a study of the interplay of vernacular and global languages of politics during Africa's decolonization. more...

  • On Wings of Eaglesby Micha Feldman

    Gefen Publishing House 2012; US$ 9.99

    Told through diary entries interspersed with the stories of many Ethiopian Jews in their own words, this is the gripping account of the Jewish Agency s coordinator of Ethiopian aliyah as he worked over a decade to free the Beta Israel from shocking conditions. With Ethiopia overrun by rebels, the Jews had left their villages in northern Ethiopia by... more...

  • Letters from Robben Islandby Robert D. Vassen

    Michigan State University Press 1999; US$ 20.75

    Late one night in July, 1963, a South African police unit surrounded the African National Congress headquarters in Rivonia and arrested a group of Movement leaders gathered inside. Eventually eight of them, including Nelson Mandela, who was already serving a sentence, Walter Sisulu, Dennis Goldberg, Govan Mbeki, Raymond Mhlaba, Elias Motsoledi, Andrew... more...

  • Public Documents from Sinnarby Jay Spaulding; Muhammad Ibrahim Abu Salim

    Michigan State University Press 1989; US$ 30.75

    This selection of Arabic and English translations illuminates the changes of eighteenth-century government in the northern Nile Valley of Sudan, and provides reliable chronological points of reference for the history of the region.The documents offered in this volume, including charter grants of land and privilege, administrative letters, judicial... more...

  • The Pate Chronicleby Marina Tolmacheva

    Michigan State University Press 1993; US$ 44.00

    In late October 1890, a British force led by Admiral Fremantle assaulted and subdued the East African town of Witu, the mainland capital of the Nabahani rulers of Pate; five years later, the entire region and the adjacent coastal islands came under British administration. One of the great tragedies suffered as a result of Admiral Fremantle's initial... more...

  • Thus Ruled Emir Abbasby Allen Christelow

    Michigan State University Press 1994; US$ 28.00

    Thus Ruled Emir Abbas is an important new research tool that reveals much about daily life in Kano, the wealthiest and most populous emirate of the African Sokoto Caliphate. It contains a selection of Kano Judicial Council documents, as well as their English translations, that deal with matters such as land disputes, tax collection disputes, and... more...

  • Eritrea at a Crossroadsby Andebrhan Welde Giorgis

    Publish on Demand Global LLC 2014; US$ 9.99

    "I congratulate Andebrhan Welde Giorgis on his high-quality and extremely informative book that has not only the merit to be an update on the political situation in Eritrea, but also asks the pertinent questions on the future of his marvelous country. He does it with tact and success, based on his long experience as freedom fighter, as senior public... more...

  • Namibia and Germany: Negotiating the Pastby Reinhart K?ssler

    University of Namibia Press 2015; US$ 39.00

    100 years since the end of German colonial rule in Namibia, the relationship between the former colonial power and the Namibian communities who were affected by its brutal colonial policies remains problematic, and interpretations of the past are still contested. This book examines the ongoing debates, conflicts and confrontations over the past. It... more...

  • Fante and the Transatlantic Slave Tradeby Rebecca Shumway

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2011; US$ 34.96

    The history of Ghana attracts popular interest out of proportion to its small size and marginal importance to the global economy. Ghana is the land of Kwame Nkrumah and the Pan-Africanist movement ofthe 1960s; it has been a temporary home to famous African Americans like W. E. B. DuBois and Maya Angelou; and its Asante Kingdom and signature kente cloth-global... more...

  • The Colonial Office and Nigeria, 1898-1914by John M. Carland

    Hoover Institution Press 1985; US$ 7.99

    A study in the relationship between one department of the Colonial Office and the colonies in which it had responsibility. more...