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Central Sub-Saharan Africa

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  • African Democracy and Developmentby Cassandra Rachel Veney; Dick Simpson; Paul Zeleza; Sylvia Macauley; Thomas Tieku; Fredline M?Cormack-Hale; John Yoder; Arthur Abraham; Amos Sawyer; Helen Hintjens; Elisabeth King; Jessica Schafer

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 94.99

    This book is an examination of particular African countries that are in the post-conflict phase. They have experienced horrific civil wars that left thousands of their citizens internally displaced or as refugees in surrounding countries, and some fled to countries in the global north. The countries examined in the book are in the process of rebuilding... more...

  • 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...

  • Ethnicity Kills?by Einar Braathen; Morten Bs; Gjermund Saether

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 195.00

    The book examines, among other issues, the emergence of civil war as a result of political struggles. The construction of Africa as the 'other' has meant that factors commonly used to explain war elsewhere have been neglected in SubSaharan Africa. The political power struggle which evolved around the state is at the forefront of the analysis of civil... more...

  • From Slave Trade to Empireby Olivier Ptr-Grenouilleau

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 190.00

    This book provides a new perspective on the colonisation of sub-Saharan Africa at the end of the nineteenth century and focuses on the role of Germany, France, Italy and Portugal. 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...

  • Stanleyby Frank McLynn

    Random House 2012; US$ 36.34

    Sir Henry Morton Stanley, greatest of African explorers, was one of the most fascinating late Victorian adventurers. Born into poverty and illegitimacy, he survived a series of incredible adventures at sea and in the USA to emerge as a journalist of talent after the American Civil War. His coverage of the British Ethiopian expedition to chastise... more...

  • Fighting the Slave Hunters in Central Africaby Alfred J. Swann

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 185.00

    This volume deals mainly with Swann's life on and around Lake Tanganyika, a life that brought him knowledge of many African peoples living on the lake's shores. First published in 1910. more...