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- Potomac Books Inc. 2004; US$ 21.95
ôDr. Livingstone, I presume?ö The man who uttered those famous words was compared with Christopher Columbus in his day and became one of the late nineteenth centuryÆs most newsworthy figures. Yet, one hundred years after Henry Morton StanleyÆs death, his accomplishments in Africa have largely receded from public memory or have been... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 7.28
Mungo Park?s account of his journeys into West Africa in 1795 and again in 1805 provided Europeans with their first reliable description of the interior of the continent. Though he failed in the object of his mission – to chart the course of the Niger River – he succeeded in leaving a unique record of everyday life before the exploitation of Africa... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 29.17
Famous for having found the great missionary and explorer Dr David Livingstone on the shores of Lake Tanganyika and immortalised as the utterer of perhaps the four most often quoted words of greeting of all time - 'Dr Livingstone, I presume?' - Henry Morton Stanley was himself a man who characterised the great wave of exploring fever that gripped... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 50.00
In Mastering the Niger , David Lambert recalls Scotsman James MacQueen (1778–1870) and his publication of A New Map of Africa in 1841 to show that Atlantic slavery—as a practice of subjugation, a source of wealth, and a focus of political struggle—was entangled with the production, circulation, and reception of geographical knowledge.... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 30.00
The Manga is one of Africa's most wild and remote regions: a hostile and unforgiving landscape inhabited by nomads. Situated in south-eastern Niger, in the shadow of the Old Salt Road, it has been mislaid by the modern world; no westerner had been seen there in living memory. The Nomad's Path is a beautifully-rendered account of a journey across... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00
This book is a study of the changing relationship over time (1856-1994) between the Rishi, an ex-Untouchable jati of Bengal/South-West Bangladesh, and various groups of Catholic missionaries. The book's originality and importance lies in its multi-disciplinary approach which combines anthropological fieldwork, historical research, philosophical enquiry... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 44.99
This book is examines particular African countries that are recovering from civil wars that left thousands of their citizens internally displaced or as refugees in surrounding countries. The countries examined in the book are in the process of rebuilding institutions of governance that include judicial, legislative, and executive branches. more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 69.00
Hugh Clapperton, Scottish explorer and diplomat, made two expeditions into the interior of West Africa, the first across the Sahara Desert and the second inland from the Bight of Benin. His first expedition in 1822-24, crossed the Sahara to Borno. A second expedition, also an official mission of the British Government, was undertaken in 1825-27 and... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 62.00
Covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Sahara Africa - all related to developments in one calendar year. This book contains articles on all sub-Saharan states, each of the four sub-regions (West, Central, Eastern, Southern Africa). more...