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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe?instead of writing Africa for itself, as itself, from its own perspectives. The History of Africa redresses this by letting... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 21.88
IN JANUARY 1991, when civil war came to Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, two-thirds of the city?s population fled. Among them was eight-year-old Asad Abdullahi. His mother murdered by a militiaman, his father somewhere in hiding, he was swept – alone – into the great wartime migration that scattered the Somali people throughout sub-Saharan Africa... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 79.00
Supporting the current trends toward document-based teaching, this book introduces the reader to the multifaceted world of ancient Egypt through revealing excerpts from 51 texts written by Egyptians themselves. more...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 25.00
The lavishly illustrated and fully updated DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia is the perfect companion to this stunning island with its charming blend of Islamic, Berber, and European culture. Tunisia is covered in exhaustive detail with cutaways, 3D aerial views, and floor plans of all the major sights from the Roman ruins in Sbeitla and the baths... more...
- Real African Publishers 2015; US$ 31.99
This book critically examines the challenges, successes and failures of the post-1994 South African state against the humane values enshrined in its constitution: non-racial democracy and respect for all generations of human rights: civil, political, social, economic, resources and the environment and gender and communication. The book sheds light... more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 13.99
Emperor Haile Selassie was an iconic figure of the twentieth century, a progressive monarch who ruled Ethiopia from 1916 to 1974. This book, written by a former state official who served in a number of important positions in Selassie?s government, tells both the story of the emperor?s life and the story of modern Ethiopia. After a struggle for the... more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 13.99
Patrice Lumumba was a leader of the independence struggle in what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as the country?s first democratically elected prime minister. After a meteoric rise in the colonial civil service and the African political elite, he became a major figure in the decolonization movement of the 1950s. Lumumba?s short... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 46.95
The purpose of this book is to provide an historical examination of China?s activities in Africa, an important yet overlooked aspect of the broader subject of China in Africa today. There is a tendency of observers of China in Africa to always look forward; however, there is a need to look backward. Modern China?s historical presence in Africa must... more...
- Hamilton Books 2004; US$ 37.99
Uncertain Safari deals with the contours and complexities of African life today. Based on author Allan Winkler's personal experiences living and working in Kenya and traveling to many other parts of the continent, the book focuses primarily on East Africa and concentrates on Kenya in particular. more...