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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
An interdisciplinary approach to literature, media, and philosophy, Africa after Modernism traces shifts in perspectives on Africanist thought from the conflict with European modernist interventions in the climate of colonialist aggression to perspectives on cultural identity in the climate of globalism, multiculturalism, and mass media. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
This volume brings together the most up to date analyses of civil society in Africa from the best scholars and researchers working on the subject. Being the first of its kind, it casts a panoramic look at the African continent, drawing out persisting, if often under-communicated, variations in regional discourses. In a majority of notionally â??globalâ??... more...
- Left Coast Press 2013; US$ 119.00
The first major synthesis of African archaeobotany in decades, this book focuses on Paleolithic archaeobotany and the relationship between agriculture and social complexity. It explores the effects that plant life has had on humans as they evolved from primates through the complex societies of Africa, including Egypt, the Buganda Kingdom, southern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95
Covering four million years of history across the continent, this book introduces the general reader and beginning student to Africa's past, emphasizing those aspects only known or best known from archaeological and related evidence. more...
- Insomniac Press 2005; US$ 16.95
Set in central Angola during the final stages of the country's thirty-year civil war, No One Can Stop the Rain is the true story of two ordinary Médecins Sans Frontières volunteers ? a surgeon and his wife, leaving behind their comfortable lives in mid-career. In doing so they are confronted by both the best and worst aspects of humanity. Based on... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 34.95
Probing the human causes of Africa s continuing travails, a London-educated Kenyan princess examines official policies that do more harm than good, while poking fun at Western hypocrisy and greed, and African vanity and passivity, as well. If the United States is based on the principle that all men are created equal, why, the author asks, does the... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 23.75
Why hasn't Africa been able to respond to the challenges of modernity and globalization? Going against the conventional wisdom that colonialism brought modernity to Africa, OlÃºfÃ©mi TÃ¡ÃwÃ² claims that Africa was already becoming modern and that colonialism was an unfinished project. Africans aspired... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 78.00
This is the personal story of Dame Margaret Anstee's experiences as Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the UN for Angola and Head of the UN peacekeeping mission there from February 1992 to June 1993. Formerly a colony of Portugal, Angola was awarded independence following the democratization of Portugal in 1975. After independence,... more...