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  • Africa A to Z: Continental and Country Profilesby Pieter Esterhuysen

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2013; US$ 46.55

    The popularity of the first two editions of this book necessitated a third revised and updated version to record the many challenges in Africa since the first edition appeared in 1998. Africa is a vast and fascinating continent whose population has exceeded the one billion mark. Africa A-Z attempts to provide, in a concise manner, the facts for an... more...

  • Girl on the Edge: A Memoirby Ruth Carneson

    Cover2Cover Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Ruth was four years old when her father was arrested for high treason and her world was turned upside-down. She grew up in constant fear of Special Branch policemen knocking on the door to arrest her mother or father, prominent South African communist. Ruth learned how to keep her mouth shut, to look out for microphones in the walls and to beware of... 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...

  • Robert Sobukwe - How can Man Die Betterby Benjamin Pogrund

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2015; US$ 19.99

    I am greatly privileged to have known him and to have fallen under his spell. His long imprisonment, restriction and early death were a major tragedy for our land and the world.' - ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU on Sobukwe On 21 March 1960, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe led a mass defiance of South Africa's pass laws. He urged blacks to go to the nearest police... more...

  • Making Sense of the Central African Republicby Tatiana Carayannis; Louisa Lombard; Roland Marchal; Ned Dalby; Faouzi Kilembe; Ledio Cakaj; Nathaniel Olin; Enrica Picco; Stephen W. Smith; Laurence D. Wohlers

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 28.95

    A groundbreaking book that fundamentally opens the Central African Republic to African policymakers and scholars. more...

  • The African Experienceby Vincent Khapoya

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 92.67

    Updated in its 4th edition, The African Experience is the only interdisciplinary survey to examine this region of the world from geographic, linguistic, social, historical, and political perspectives. Drawing on research from all of the social sciences, this text captures Africa in its complex totality. The African Experience helps readers develop... more...

  • Frontiersmenby Anthony Clayton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Since 1950, there has been almost continuous military unrest in Africa. This study offers an overview of warfare in this period, examining a military tradition that ranges from the highly sophisticated electronic, air and armour fighting between South Africa and Angola-Cuban forces, to the spears and machetes of the Rwandan genocide. The author explores... more...

  • Encyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Setby Kevin Shillington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 660.00

    Covering the entire continent from Morocco, Libya, and Egypt in the north to the Cape of Good Hope in the south, and the surrounding islands from Cape Verde in the west to Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles in the east, the Encyclopedia of African History is a new A-Z reference resource on the history of the entire African continent. With entries... more...

  • Africa and the Northby Ulf Engel; Gorm Rye Olsen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    An important new discussion of Africa's place in the international system. This volume discusses Africa's place in the international system, examining the way in which the Westphalian system, in light of the impact of globalization and transnational networks, continues to play a major role in the structuring of Africa's international relations. ... more...

  • 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...