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Central Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Lusophone Africaby Fernando Arenas

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    Lusophone Africa: Beyond Independence is a study of the contemporary cultural production of Portuguese-speaking Africa and its critical engagement with globalization in the aftermath of colonialism, especially since the advent of multiparty politics and market-oriented economies. Exploring the evolving relationship of Lusophone Africa with Portugal,... more...

  • Die Entdeckungsreisen in Nord- und Mittelafrika von Richardson, Overweg, Barth und Vogelby Karl Arenz

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 10.01

    Hauptbeschreibung Bereits 1845 reiste der Engländer James Richardson nach Nordafrika, da er den dort betriebenen Sklavenhandel erforschen und durch einen Handel mit europäischen und einheimischen Waren ersetzen wollte. Nach seiner Rückkehr beschloss er, erneut den afrikanischen Kontinent zu besuchen, um mögliche Handelsbeziehungen auszubauen und... more...

  • Understanding Obstacles to Peaceby Mwesiga Baregu

    International Development Research Centre 2011; US$ 20.00

    This book describes and analyzes protracted conflicts in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. In doing so, it emphasizes obstacles to peace rather than root causes of conflict. Case studies are presented from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Northern Kenya, Northern Uganda, Southern Sudan, and Zanzibar. Amongst other conclusions, the book... more...

  • Mooringsby Josiah Blackmore

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 75.00

    In this first book to study Portuguese texts about Africa, Moorings brings an important but little-known body of European writings to bear on contemporary colonial thought. Images of Africa as monstrous, dangerous, and lush were created in early Portuguese imperial writings and dominated its representation in European literature. Moorings establishes... more...

  • Ethnicity Kills?by Einar Braathen; Morten Bøås; 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...

  • Not Just Bonnets and Bustlesby Eliza Bradley; Annie Hore; Helen Caddick

    Bookline & Thinker 2008; US$ 5.82

    Victorian women went where few had gone before. Sometimes they followed husbands, other times they were led by simple curiosity and sometimes they were dragged along as slaves. more...

  • Margery Perham and British Rule in Africaby Mary Bull; Alison Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 206.00

    The book traces how the Second World War transformed Margery Perham's view of colonial rule and of the rate at which it would have to be relinquished. more...

  • Travels Through Central Africa to Timbuctoo and Across the Great Desert to Morocco, 1824-28by Rene Caillie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 255.00

    Rene Caillie was the first European who penetrated to Timbuctoo and returned to communicate the information he had collected: this account was first published in 1830, and records observations of a journey of 4500 miles. more...

  • Brown Waters of Africaby John Cann

    Helion & Company 2013; US$ 25.00

    During World War II, Portugal played its cards uncommonly well as a neutral and subsequently became a member of NATO. This membership resulted in a modernizing of its navy and its integration into the Atlantic Alliance. By 1960, when other colonial powers were abandoning their empires, Portugal made the decision to cling to its possessions, as they... 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...