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- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29
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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 17.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY ?S #1 NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR ? A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK ? FINALIST, GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK PRIZE ?This is not a book you read just once, but a tale of terrible beauty to get lost in over and over.?? Newsweek ?By turns mischievous and openhearted, earthy and soaring . . .... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 59.00
The Pen-Pictures is a well-known source for the history of the Gold Coast, modern Ghana, cited and quoted by both professional historians and interested lay-people. This annotated edition is the first reprint of the book and offers a lively and both historically and literarily interesting text about an important phase in Ghanaian history. The added... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 12.00
?Here is a man who suffers so his readers can laugh.? ? Daily Telegraph Bill Bryson travels to Kenya in support of CARE International. All royalties and profits go to CARE International. Bryson visits Kenya at the invitation of CARE International, the charity dedicated to eradicating poverty. Kenya is a land of contrasts, with famous game... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
In this fascinating inquiry into the African Diaspora, Caryl Phillips embarks on a soul-wrenching journey to the three major ports of the transatlantic slave trade. Juxtaposing stories of the past with his own present-day experiences, Phillips combines his remarkable skills as a travel essayist with an astute understanding of history. From an West... more...