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- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 23.75
Why hasn't Africa been able to respond to the challenges of modernity and globalization? Going against the conventional wisdom that colonialism brought modernity to Africa, OlÃºfÃ©mi TÃ¡ÃwÃ² claims that Africa was already becoming modern and that colonialism was an unfinished project. Africans aspired... more...
- Hellgate Press 2012; US$ 15.95
The Congo, 1960. The United Nations grants the former colony independence from Belgium. Patrice Lumumba becomes prime minister. All hell breaks loose. This is the true, never-before-told story of a clandestine mission to rescue those suffering the violence and cruelty resulting from the Congo's hasty transition from colony to independent nation.... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2001; US$ 35.25
Les auteurs traitent de la gestion des archives photographiques sous des angles à la fois théoriques et pratiques; ils présentent l'histoire et les techniques de la photographie, l'acquisition, l'évaluation monétaire, la classification, le tri, la description, l'indexation, la préservation, la diffusion... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 272.00
Egyptian historiography is determined by the fact that transmission of the historical record is left to chance. Ludwig Morenz therefore develops a method of ?fragmentarily thick description,? borrowing terminology from anthropologist Clifford Geertz, as a way of addressing the holes left in the record while still arriving at as complete a picture of... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
In a part of Egypt so parched that decades might pass between rainstorms, amid a sea of sand, is a green island?Dakhleh, the ?everlasting oasis??that may contain the whole of human history. In this extraordinary book, an acclaimed science writer and journalist follows an international team of archaeologists as they unlock the secrets of nearly half... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 16.04
Suid-Afrika se ontsaglike diversiteit - van Pofadder, eMkhuze en Haenertsburg tot Cookhouse, Klipplaat, Maokeng en Taung -is wat mens besiel om die pad te vat en die land te verken. Hierdie volledig hersiene en bygewerkte uitgawe van Op Pad in Suid-Afrika het 'n vars, kontemporêre voorkoms, maar bevat al die kenmerke wat dit so 'n klassieke werk maak.... more...
- University of Namibia Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Re-Viewing Resistance in Namibian History brings together the work of experienced academics and a new wave of young Namibian historians - architects of the past - who are working on a range of public history and heritage projects, from late nineteenth century resistance to the use of songs, from the role of gender in SWAPO's camps to memorialisation,... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
This volume debates issues critical for the construction of a viable United States of Africa in this century. Contributors to this book contend that such a unification scheme would provide African leaders and citizens a vast home within which to exploit its abundant natural resources for socio-economic development and enhancement of its political... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Introduces the readers to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country valiantly struggling to recover from historical abuse and ongoing war, a geographic paradise in the midst of political turmoil kept alive by the presence of the United Nations and 17,000 peacekeeping troops. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 174.99
The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo looks back at the nearly 48 years of independence, over a century of colonial rule, and even earlier kingdoms and groups that shared the territory. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary... more...