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  • Africa since 1800by Roland Oliver; Anthony Atmore

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00

    The fifth revised edition of this well-known introductory text-book on Africa. more...

  • Africa South of the Saharaby Joseph R. Oppong

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 30.00

    This new series teaches students about the most important geographic concepts and shows them how people are affected by and respond to economic, social, and political forces--at both the global and local scale. Authors are educators who are trained to teach geography at the high school or college levels. This series meets national geography and social... more...

  • African Alternativesby Leo De Haan; Ulf Engel; Patrick Chabal

    BRILL 2007; US$ 62.00

    To stimulate the exploration of African initiative and creativity beyond immediate socio-economic and political circumstances, this book demonstrates that societies in Africa have always showed the ability to negotiate whatever constraining ecological, economic and political circumstances they faced. more...

  • Making Nations, Creating Strangersby Sara Dorman; Daniel Hammett; Paul Nugent

    BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00

    Explores the instrumental manipulation of citizenship and narrowing definitions of national-belonging which refract political struggles in Zimbabwe, Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Somalia, Tanzania, and South Africa, where conflicts are legitimated through claims of exclusionary nationhood and redefinitions of citizenship. more...

  • Ethiopia - Culture Smart!by Sarah Howard

    Kuperard 2011; US$ 9.95

    Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will... more...

  • Travel South Africaby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 4.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones,... more...

  • Africa Yearbook Volume 6by Andreas Mehler; Henning Melber; Klaas van Walraven

    BRILL 2010; US$ 183.00

    The Africa Yearbook covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Sahara Africa - all related to developments in one calendar year. The Yearbook contains articles on all sub-Saharan states, each of the four sub-regions (West, Central, Eastern, Southern Africa) focusing on major cross-border developments... more...

  • Fakuby Timothy J. Stapleton

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    From roughly 1818 to 1867, Faku was ruler of the Mpondo Kingdom located in what is now the north-east section of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Because of Faku's legacy, the Mpondo Kingdom became the last African state in Southern Africa to fall under colonial rule. When his father died, Faku inherited his power. In a period of intense raiding,... more...

  • South Africaby T.R.H. Davenport; Christopher Saunders

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 70.00

    A comprehensive survey of the whole of South African history from pre-colonial times to 1999, essential for serious students of the subject. It handles all major topics in some depth, with special focus on the dramatic changes in that country since 1990. It includes an important chapter on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and information on... more...

  • Understanding Obstacles to Peaceby Mwesiga Baregu

    International Development Research Centre 2011; US$ 20.00

    This book describes and analyzes protracted conflicts in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. In doing so, it emphasizes obstacles to peace rather than root causes of conflict. Case studies are presented from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Northern Kenya, Northern Uganda, Southern Sudan, and Zanzibar. Amongst other conclusions, the book... more...