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  • 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$ 75.00

    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...

  • The Other Side of the Roadby Hazel Hutchinson

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 8.74

    Hazel Hutchinson went to South Africa in 1956 looking for a good life in a new country. Instead she met and fell in love with black South African writer and political activist, Alfred Hutchinson. South Africa then was no place for a mixed race relationship so they made the hazardous journey across Africa to Ghana. Alfred told the story of his journey... more...

  • Africa's Season of Hopeby Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2005; US$ 21.50

    This book contains the text of the Singapore Lecture delivered by Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki on 21 April 2005.... more...

  • Politische Führung in der Oppositionby Michael Schlieben

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Diese Studie analysiert die Entwicklung der CDU seit 1998 und geht u.a. folgenden Fragen nach: Wie organisierte die Partei ihre Führung nach dem Abgang von Helmut Kohl in der Opposition neu? Was charakterisierte den Führungsstil Angela Merkels als Oppositionsführerin, wie nutzte sie ihre Doppelrolle als Partei- und Fraktionsvorsitzende und was trennte... 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...

  • Drink the Bitter Rootby Gary Geddes

    D & M Publishers 2011; US$ 26.95

    Drink the Bitter Root is an international story about the ethical and environmental footprint world nations are leaving in Africa in their determined efforts to destabilize and loot the continent. In the spirit of Robert Kaplan and Samantha Power, Gary Geddes sets out in search of justice, healing and reconciliation. He begins his journey at the... more...

  • Chinese and African Perspectives on China in Africaby Axel Harneit-Sievers; Stephen Marks; Sanusha Naidu

    Pambazuka Press 2010; US$ 21.99

    The deepening engagement of China in Africa since the end of the cold war has led to debates about the evolving nature of this relationship, yet the focus of analysis has largely been confined to the interactions between states. Little attention has been paid to the growing dialogue between Chinese and African civil society organizations. This collection... more...

  • The Rough Guide to Nelson Mandelaby Max du Preez

    Rough Guides 2012; US$ 13.99

    The Rough Guide to Nelson Mandela is a fresh, honest overview of the life story and the impact of one of the world's greatest modern icons. It assesses the influence of his rural, traditional childhood on his later personality, and it tells the stories of his early years as a revolutionary leader and master strategist like no book has done before;... more...