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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
In 1975, Angola was tumbling into pandemonium; everyone who could was packing crates, desperate to abandon the beleaguered colony. With his trademark bravura, Ryszard Kapuscinski went the other way, begging his was from Lisbon and comfort to Luanda?once famed as Africa's Rio de Janeiro?and chaos. Angola, a slave colony later given over to mining and... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 30.00
This new series teaches students about the most important geographic concepts and shows them how people are affected by and respond to economic, social, and political forces--at both the global and local scale. Authors are educators who are trained to teach geography at the high school or college levels. This series meets national geography and social... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Introduces the readers to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country valiantly struggling to recover from historical abuse and ongoing war, a geographic paradise in the midst of political turmoil kept alive by the presence of the United Nations and 17,000 peacekeeping troops. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 62.00
To stimulate the exploration of African initiative and creativity beyond immediate socio-economic and political circumstances, this book demonstrates that societies in Africa have always showed the ability to negotiate whatever constraining ecological, economic and political circumstances they faced. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00
Explores the instrumental manipulation of citizenship and narrowing definitions of national-belonging which refract political struggles in Zimbabwe, Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Somalia, Tanzania, and South Africa, where conflicts are legitimated through claims of exclusionary nationhood and redefinitions of citizenship. more...
- Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 34.95
An insider traces the details of hope and ambition gone wrong in the ?Giant of Africa,? Nigeria, Africa?s most populous country. When it gained independence from Britain in 1960, hopes were high that, with mineral wealth and over 140 million people, the most educated workforce in Africa, Nigeria would become Africa?s first superpower and a stabilizing... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50
Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Benin will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Benin, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Chadian society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...