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- Hamilton Books 2004; US$ 37.99
Uncertain Safari deals with the contours and complexities of African life today. Based on author Allan Winkler's personal experiences living and working in Kenya and traveling to many other parts of the continent, the book focuses primarily on East Africa and concentrates on Kenya in particular. more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 36.46
Julius Kambarage Nyerere (1922-1999), the first President of Tanzania, was a man whose political life was uniquely and inextricably bound into the history of the nation he created. Yet, though 'Baba wa Taifa', Father of the Nation, there is still no adequate biography. This book presents the first truly rounded portrait of Nyerere's early life,... more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 26.99
The askari , African soldiers recruited in the 1890s to fill the ranks of the German East African colonial army, occupy a unique space at the intersection of East African history, German colonial history, and military history. Lauded by Germans for their loyalty during the East Africa campaign of World War I, but reviled by Tanzanians for the violence... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 50.28
Hauptbeschreibung Somaliland is an example of a territory that has fulfilled the conditions that are pre-requisite for state recognition in the international system. Somaliland is however, not recognised as a state. Questions abound about why Somaliland finds itself in this situation when there are territories which obtained recognition after fulfilling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
This, the first volume of Sir E. A. Wallis Budge?s The History of Ethiopia: Nubia and Abyssinia , first published in 1928, presents an account of Ethiopian history from the earliest legendary and mythic records up until the death of King Lebna Dengel in 1540. Using a vast range of sources ? Greek and Roman reports, Biblical passages, Egyptian hieroglyphs,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
This is the second volume of Sir E. A. Wallis Budge?s narrative account of Ethiopian history, and continues the chronicle of the Kings of Abyssinia where the first volume ended: the death of Lebna Dengel in 1540. The list of kings ends with the Regent R?s Tafari, who still reigned at the time of first publication in 1928. Thereafter, the author... more...
- Zed Books 2014; US$ 34.95
Featuring a wealth of case-study material and insights from leading experts in the field, this highly original volume forces an important re-think in a contentious area of African politics and development. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 80.00
A comprehensive study of how and why the bright prospects the new state of Eritrea had in 1991 were undercut, turning the country into one of the world's most authoritarian, militarised, isolated, and human rights-abusing states. more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 25.90
Dieses Buch behandelt die politische Entwicklung Ugandas in den letzten beiden Jahrzehnten. Nach einer langen Periode der Putsche, Gegenputsche, Bürgerkriege und der vollständigen Zerrüttung der Ökonomie hat das zentralafrikanische Land zwar nicht zur Demokratie, aber doch zu bemerkenswerter Stabilität gefunden. Die Leistungen und Fehlleistungen, die... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 35.72
1991, kurz nach Beginn des bis heute andauernden Krieges, brach in Somalia der Staat vollständig zusammen. Jutta Bakonyi zeigt, wie seitdem die Gesellschaft jenseits zentralstaatlicher Regulierung funktioniert, und welche Macht und Herrschaftsstrukturen sich herausgebildet haben. Die Untersuchung des Handels mit der Droge Khat, des Währungs- und Finanzmarkts... more...