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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This book provides a narrative history of Italian colonialism from Italian unification in the 1860s to the first decade of the twentieth century; that is, it details Italy?s imperialism in the years of the Scramble for Africa. It deals with the factors that drove Italy to search for territory in Africa in the 1870s and 1880s and describes the reasoning... more...
- Cover2Cover Books 2016; US$ 20.00
Why did African men leave their homes to work on the mines of the Witwatersrand? How did a woman searching for her husband make a life in the city? What happened to a family or community forcibly removed from their homes or their land? How did racial classification destroy families and communities? What thoughts went through a detainee?s mind during... more...
- Indiana University Press 1999; US$ 11.99
Activist, scholar, and political journalist Colin Legum assesses Africa's experience since independence and offers judicious predictions about the continent's future. Covering 50 years of sweeping change, this provocative and insightful book examines Africa's struggle for democracy, mounting economic problems, and AIDS. more...
- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 23.99
Ge, formerly translated as "mask" or "masquerade," appears among the Dan people of Côte d?Ivoire as a dancing and musical embodiment of their social ideals and religious beliefs. In Dan Ge Performance, Daniel B. Reed sets out to discover what resides at the core of Ge. He finds that Ge is defined as part of a religious system, a form of entertainment,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 28.99
Apartheid?s Festival highlights the conflicts and debates that surrounded the 1952 celebration of the 300th anniversary of the landing of Jan Van Riebeeck and the founding of Cape Town, South Africa. Taking place at the height of the apartheid era, the festival was viewed by many as an opportunity for the government to promote its nationalist, separatist... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 73.00
Insurgencies continue to erupt in many nations of Africa. The techniques and intended purposes of today's insurgencies are evolutions of historical versions of insurgencies, long-standing strife among ethnic and political groups, and modern-era movements reflective of the ever-shrinking planet, leading to revolutions in the region. This book spans... 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...
- 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...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
It is an English historical fiction about South Africa. The novel comprises of detailed description of plights of different neglected races in Africa. Haggards miscellaneous experience with cultures helped him to write a piece of many thoughts and succinct them in one novel. Fascinating! more...