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- 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...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 59.00
This is the book that Alex Boraine never wanted to write. As a native South African and a witness to the worst years of apartheid, he has known many of the leaders of the African National Congress in exile. He shared the jubilation of millions of South Africans when the ANC won the first democratic elections in 1994 and took up the reins of government... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
As a foreign correspondent, Scott Peterson witnessed firsthand Somalia's descent into war and its battle against US troops, the spiritual degeneration of Sudan's Holy War, and one of the most horrific events of the last half century: the genocide in Rwanda. In Me Against My Brother, he brings these events together for the first time to record a collapse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Egypt?s history is interwoven with conflicts of Bedouin, governments and peasants, competing over same cultivated lands and of migrations of nomads from the deserts to the Nile Valley. Mehemet Ali?s era represented the initial ending of the traditional tribalism, and the beginning of emergence of a semi-urban community, which became an integral part... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
Since the publication of the first edition in 1977, Africa has established itself as a leading resource for teaching, business, and scholarship. This fourth edition has been completely revised and focuses on the dynamism and diversity of contemporary Africa. The volume emphasizes contemporary culture?civil and social issues, art, religion, and the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
Idriss Deby Itno, current ruler of Chad, is the unacknowledged cause of much of the war and mayhem in central Africa. He is responsible for ethnic violence against his own people; the instigation of two wars in Sudan; the removal of the democratically elected presidents of the two neighboring countries; involvement in war in the Democratic Republic... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 94.99
An Archaeology of Resistance: Materiality and Time in an African Borderland studies the tactics of resistance deployed by a variety of indigenous communities in the borderland between Sudan and Ethiopia.The main objective of the work is to understand the diverse forms of resistance that characterizes the borderland groups, with an emphasis on two... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 19.99
Hailed as "a monumental history . . . more exciting than any novel" (NRC Handelsblad),David van Reybrouck?s rich and gripping epic, in the tradition of Robert Hughes' The Fatal Shore , tells the extraordinary story of one of the world's most devastated countries: the Democratic Republic of Congo. Epic in scope yet eminently readable, penetrating... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 24.95
In 2004, the Academy Award?nominated movie Hotel Rwanda lionized hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina for single-handedly saving the lives of all who sought refuge in the Hotel des Milles Collines during Rwanda?s genocide against the Tutsi in 1994. Because of the film, the real-life Rusesabagina has been compared to Oskar Schindler, but unbeknownst to... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13
Seit der Jahrtausendwende intensiviert die Volksrepublik China ihre Außenpolitik gegenüber afrikanischen Staaten in bislang unbekanntem Ausmaß. Mit Schlagworten wie ?Strategische Partnerschaft?, ?Süd-Süd-Kooperation? und ?Win-win-Situation? positioniert sich China rhetorisch als Entwicklungs-Partner auf Augenhöhe. Milliardenschwere Kredite, Handel... more...