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- 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 2010; US$ 25.96
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$ 35.80
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...
- Hamilton Books 2000; US$ 24.99
The succession of Shimba as a traditional chief ruler of Mibanga, a tiny village in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the extraordinary power given to him by his ancestors and heavens had been poorly ignored by his first brutal son Ndumbi. The consequences that Ndumbi endures are the key point of this book. Kibonge, Ndumbi's brother,... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 25.00
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Kenya will lead you straight to the best attractions this country has to offer. Packed with full-color photography, illustrations, and maps, this updated guide explores Kenya's many dynamic features, from the spectacular wildlife and breathtaking national parks, to the lively nightlife and cultural attractions of Nairobi.... more...
- Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2010; US$ 39.95
This book is a compilation of oral histories about the movement of Luo and some Bantu-speaking peoples. It includes histories of many clans or ethnic groups, and how drought, warfare, disease, and competition over pastoral resources in western Kenya forced them to look for a land that they could call their own. Highly entertaining, the stories cross... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99
Later in his career, author G. A. Henty would become world-famous for his gripping action-adventure novels. However, in this, one of his earliest publications, Henty provides a thrilling first-person account of his own experiences and observations as a war correspondent on the front lines of the Abyssinian Expedition to Ethiopia. more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Camille Pecastaing looks at the twenty-first-century challenges facing the region around the Bab el Mandeb-the tiny strait that separates the Red Sea from the Indian Ocean-from civil war, piracy, radical Islamism, terrorism and the real risk of environmental and economic failure on both sides of the strait. The author takes us with him into Somalia... more...