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- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 104.99
This collection of essays on the Colonial Medical Service of Africa illustrates the diversity and active collaborations to be found in the untidy reality of government medical provision. The authors present important case studies covering former British colonial dependencies in Africa, including Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zanzibar.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95
South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid examines the history of South Africa from 1948 to the present day, covering the introduction of the oppressive policy of apartheid when the Nationalists came to power, its mounting opposition in the 1970s and 1980s, its eventual collapse in the 1990s, and its legacy up to the present day. Fully revised,... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was a black civil rights activist, leader, Pan-Africanist, sociologist, educator, historian, writer, editor, poet, and scholar. He became a naturalized citizen of Ghana in 1963 at the age of 95. "The time has not yet come for a complete history of the Negro peoples. Archaeological research in Africa has just begun,... more...
- Start Classics 2014; US$ 1.99
"The African Colony" is at least not the work of a globe-trotter (a person far more likely to wreck the Empire some day than the proverbial cavalry subaltern). Its author has served for three years under Lord Milner in the task of reconstruction, and, though his book is completely unofficial, its statements and verdicts are not the casual observations... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2016; US$ 199.95
"This excellent and uniquely fascinating book by Wessel Visser fills an important gap in the historiography on South African labour history, viz the need for a comprehensive study on the history of the Mine Workers Union and its role and impact on the South African society..." more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2016; US$ 28.00
The Mbos are a large ethnic group in present day Cameroon and an important and powerful group until the Anglo-French partition. Following the defeat of the colonial power, Germany, in the First World War (WWI), the League of Nations in a March 1916 Mandate, partitioned the territory into two unequal halves among the victorious imperial powers of England... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2017; US$ 14.99
In 2005, twenty-two years of civil war in Sudan were brought to an end by the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement. Negotiations between north and south had ended in compromise, however, and hopes of a unified state that was open, democratic and secular, had fallen to secession. Following South Sudan?s declaration of independence in 2011,... more...
- Hurst 2015; US$ 20.99
Understanding Contemporary Ethiopia seeks to offer readers a comprehensive overview of the country's recent history, politics and culture that goes beyond the usual guidebook fare, presenting a measured, detailed and systematic analysis of the main features of this unique country, now building on the foundations of a magical and tumultuous past as... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 189.00
This sweeping study examines the wars of colonial conquest fought in Africa during the 19th and early 20th centuries. From Britain's efforts to wrest control of the Sudan from military leader Muhammad Ahmad al-Mahdi, to Italy's decisive defeat at the Battle of Adowa in Ethiopia, to Leopold II's brutal reign over the Belgian Congo, the work surveys... more...