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  • Kagameby François Soudan

    Enigma Books 2015; US$ 20.99

    President of Rwanda for the past thirteen years, Paul Kagame explains his role in the country?s history and its future more...

  • Cracks in the Dome: Fractured Histories of Empire in the Zanzibar Museum, 1897-1964by Dr Sarah Longair

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    As one of the most monumental and recognisable landmarks from Zanzibar?s years as a British Protectorate, the distinctive domed building of the Zanzibar Museum (also known as the Beit al-Amani or Peace Memorial Museum) is widely known and familiar to Zanzibaris and visitors alike. Yet the complicated and compelling history behind its construction... more...

  • Elusive Jannahby Cawo M. Abdi

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    As a Somali working since high school in the United Arab Emirates, Osman considers himself ?blessed? to be in a Muslim country, though citizenship, with the security it offers, remains elusive. For Ardo, smuggled out of Somalia to join her husband in South Africa, insecurities are of a more immediate, physical kind, and her economic prospects and... more...

  • The Lunatic Expressby Charles Miller

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 14.57

    The essential history of East African railways. more...

  • Israel and Africaby Haim Yacobi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Israel and Africa critically examines the ways in which Africa ? as a geopolitical entity - is socially manufactured, collectively imagined but also culturally denied in Israeli politics. Its unique exploration of moral geography and its comprehensive, interdisciplinary research on the two countries offers new perspectives on Israeli history and society.... more...

  • Genocide on Settler Frontiersby Mohamed Adhikari

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00

    European colonial conquest included many instances of indigenous peoples being exterminated. Cases where invading commercial stock farmers clashed with hunter-gatherers were particularly destructive, often resulting in a degree of dispossession and slaughter that destroyed the ability of these societies to reproduce themselves. The experience of aboriginal... more...

  • Kenya?s Past as Prologueby Marie-Aude Fouere; Susan Mwangi

    Twaweza Communications 2015; US$ 37.00

    During the run-up to Kenya?s 2013 general elections, crucial political and civic questions were raised. Could past mistakes, especially political and ethnic-related violence, be avoided this time round? Would the spectre of the 2007 post-electoral violence positively or negatively affect debates and voting? How would politicians, electoral bodies such... more...

  • The Boy Is Goneby Laura Lee P. Huttenbach

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    A story with the power to change how people view the last years of colonialism in East Africa, The Boy Is Gone portrays the struggle for Kenyan independence in the words of a freedom fighter whose life spanned the twentieth century's most dramatic transformations. more...

  • The Franco-Mauritian Eliteby Tijo Salverda

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    Mauritian independence in 1968 marked the end of a regime favorable to the Franco-Mauritians, the island's white colonial elite. Now, in postcolonial Mauritius, this group is faced with a much more diverse power constellation and often feels in competition with others vying for their privileges. Though this is a clear departure from the colonial heydays,... more...

  • Wings over Ogadenby Tom Cooper

    Helion & Company 2015; US$ 16.99

    With Ethiopia in disarray following a period of severe internal unrest and the spread of insurgencies in Eritrea and Tigray, Ethiopia and its armed forces should have offered little opposition to well-equipped Somali armed forces which were unleashed to capture Ogaden, in July 1977. However, excellently trained pilots of the Ethiopian Air Force took... more...