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Central Sub-Saharan Africa

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  • Mr Stanley, I Presume?by Alan Gallop

    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...

  • Mastering the Nigerby David Lambert

    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...

  • Nomad's Path, Theby Alistair Carr

    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...

  • The Rishi of Bangladeshby Dr Cosimo Zene; Cosimo Zene

    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...

  • Hot Spot: Sub-Saharan Africaby Toyin Falola; Adebayo Oyebade

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 72.00

    This book provides an extensive examination of the major conflicts in the extremely volatile region of sub-Saharan Africa and their ramifications throughout the continent and beyond. more...

  • From Slave Trade to Empireby Olivier Pétré-Grenouilleau

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 190.00

    Much has been written about the origins of the great push which led Europe to colonise sub-Saharan Africa at the end of the nineteenth century. This book provides a new perspective on this controversial subject by focussing on Europe and a range of empire-building states: Germany, France, Italy and Portugal. The essays in this volume consider economic... more...

  • New News Out of Africaby Charlayne Hunter-Gault

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 9.99

    Exploring the transformation of post-apartheid South Africa, the author emphasizes the challenges and responsibilities of reporting on Africa, the foreign media's role in representing Africa, and her reflection of what dangers her African collegaues face in their countries to report news from their homelands. more...

  • The Colonial Moment in Africaby Andrew D. Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 45.00

    This book includes the first five, thematic, chapters from the Cambridge History of Africa, Volume 7. more...

  • The Explorersby Tim Flannery

    The Text Publishing Company 2013; US$ 12.95

    The explorers of Australia tell an epic story of courage and suffering, of dispossession and conquest, of a moving frontier between European invaders and the Aboriginal custodians of the continent. This compelling anthology documents almost four centuries of exploration and takes us into a world of danger, compassion and humour. Many of the stories... more...

  • Into Africaby Yale Richmond; Phyllis Gestrin

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95

    This second edition shows readers the best practices for doing business and establishing professional relationships in African countries. more...