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- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 46.95
The purpose of this book is to provide an historical examination of China?s activities in Africa, an important yet overlooked aspect of the broader subject of China in Africa today. There is a tendency of observers of China in Africa to always look forward; however, there is a need to look backward. Modern China?s historical presence in Africa must... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
As a foreign correspondent, Scott Peterson witnessed firsthand Somalia's descent into war and its battle against US troops, the spiritual degeneration of Sudan's Holy War, and one of the most horrific events of the last half century: the genocide in Rwanda. In Me Against My Brother, he brings these events together for the first time to record a collapse... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 94.99
An Archaeology of Resistance: Materiality and Time in an African Borderland studies the tactics of resistance deployed by a variety of indigenous communities in the borderland between Sudan and Ethiopia.The main objective of the work is to understand the diverse forms of resistance that characterizes the borderland groups, with an emphasis on two... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 24.95
In 2004, the Academy Award?nominated movie Hotel Rwanda lionized hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina for single-handedly saving the lives of all who sought refuge in the Hotel des Milles Collines during Rwanda?s genocide against the Tutsi in 1994. Because of the film, the real-life Rusesabagina has been compared to Oskar Schindler, but unbeknownst to... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13
Seit der Jahrtausendwende intensiviert die Volksrepublik China ihre Außenpolitik gegenüber afrikanischen Staaten in bislang unbekanntem Ausmaß. Mit Schlagworten wie ?Strategische Partnerschaft?, ?Süd-Süd-Kooperation? und ?Win-win-Situation? positioniert sich China rhetorisch als Entwicklungs-Partner auf Augenhöhe. Milliardenschwere Kredite, Handel... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 6.99
Often hilarious and yet shockingly sobering, Going?Commando is the true story of a boy who joins one of the world?s most elite military units with only naivety and incompetence equalling his will to succeed. The first in the ?Bootneck Threesome? series, it will appeal mainly to military enthusiasts, and any former/current/future military personnel. more...
- Twaweza Communications 2014; US$ 34.95
Out of the first series of public lectures titled (Re) membering Kenya organised by the Volume editors together with Twaweza Communications and supported by the Goethe Institut Kenya, The Ford Foundation and the Institute for International Education, and whose key outcome was the publication of Remembering Kenya Vol.1 (2010) grew a second round of... more...
- Baraka Books 2013; US$ 19.99
Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali declared to author Robin Philpot that ?the Rwandan Genocide was 100 percent American responsiblity.? Yet a more official narrative would have it that horrible Hutu génocidaires planned and executed a satanic scheme to eliminate nearly one million Tutsis after the Rwandan presidential plane crashed... more...