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  • Studien zur Autobiographie.by Günter Niggl

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 51.34

    Hauptbeschreibung Die hier vorgelegte Sammlung von Studien umfaßt eine Auswahl kleinerer Schriften zur Autobiographie, die seit den siebziger Jahren bis heute die größeren Arbeiten Günter Niggls zu dieser Gattung begleiten. Eröffnet wird die Sammlung von zwei einführenden Aufsätzen über literarische Zweckformen allgemein, ihre Einordnung ins Literatursystem... more...

  • Ethnic Diversity in Eastern Africaby Kimani Njogu; Kabiri Ngeta; Mary Wanjau

    Twaweza Communications 2010; US$ 32.95

    In most of Africa, there is evidence of politicised inter-ethnic rivalry and ethnic mobilisation to acquire, maintain or monopolise power as competition for resources intensify. This volume demonstrates how ethnic diversity can be managed at a number of levels in order to improve the lives of citizens. As the contributors show, ethnicity as an identity... more...

  • At the Fireside - Volume 1by Webster Roger; Roger Webster

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 11.67

    At the Fireside was born out of the need to preserve, retell and rekindle some of the stories of events and lives that have shaped and coloured South Africa. This book recalls our history and enables the reader to relive the stories of our sometimes forgotten past. These are tales of bravery and honour, greed and failure, hope and despair, but ultimately... more...

  • Ethiopia Photographedby Richard Pankhurst

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Following the very successful Ethiopia Engraved , an illustrated book of engravings by foreign travellers from 1681 to 1900, Ethiopia Photographed covers the period from the inception of photography in the country up to the Italian Fascist invasion in 1936. The people, terrain, buildings and rulers of Ethiopia - such as Emperor Melenik, Lej Iyasu... more...

  • Thabo Mbekiby Mark Gevisser

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 20.42

    What happens to a dream deferred? This question, from one of Thabo Mbeki?s favourite poems by Langston Hughes, provides the thread for this magisterial biography of the second president of a democratic South Africa. In the long shadow of Nelson Mandela, Mbeki attempted to forge an identity for himself as the symbol of modern Africa. Mark Gevisser... more...

  • The People of Devon in the First World Warby David Parker

    The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78

    This beautifully illustrated social history of Devon during the First World War examines the cultural changes brought about during this period. Every sector of society felt the impact of the war acutely. People pulled together in some things, and pulled apart in others. Men had to decide whether to enlist or not, and risk the social, moral and physical... more...

  • Forum on China-Africa Cooperationby Li Anshan; Funeka Yazini April

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2013; US$ 22.95

    Since the establishment of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), China and Africa have had substantial dialogues about furthering various aspects of human resource development and cooperation between the two sides. The Chinese government has firmly kept its promises to provide the human resource assistance to African countries within the stipulated... more...

  • Pasha - My Story: The Autobiography of TV's Hottest Dance Starby Pasha Kovalev

    John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 10.19

    With his slick moves, calm demeanour and brooding good looks, Pasha Kovalev has become a sensation on TV?s most exciting dance show, Strictly Come Dancing. But Pasha?s journey to the glitzy world of ballroom has been anything but ordinary. Pasha?s talent and determination has taken him to Moscow, New York, LA and London. However, it was the grey,... more...

  • The Human Factor in Changing Africaby Melville J. Herskovits

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 305.00

    Focussing on the problems of change and resistance to change that mark the African sub-continent, this book examines Africa's place in the world from earliest times. more...

  • Holding the Lineby Jr. George White

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 32.99

    The Eisenhower administration's confrontation with Africa demonstrates the significance of race in the creation and execution of American foreign policy. In this new work, historian George White, Jr., explores the ways in which Eisenhower diplomacy, influenced by America's racialized fantasies, fears, and desires, turned the Cold War into a global... more...