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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ethiopia - Culture Smart!by Sarah Howard

    Kuperard 2011; US$ 4.95

    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...

  • Koloniale Begegnungenby Ulrike Lindner

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 51.62

    Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt I.Einleitung8 Zwischen Konkurrenz und Kooperation: Deutsche und britische Kolonialherrschaft in Afrika8 Verflechtungsgeschichte und Vergleich20 Begriffe29 II.Deutschland und Großbritannien als koloniale Nachbarn in Afrika: Wahrnehmungen und Interaktionen32 1.Gegenseitige Wahrnehmung als Kolonisierende in Afrika34 1.1.Der... more...

  • Mobilisierung der Diasporaby Katrin Radtke

    Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 28.90

    Welche Rolle spielen Flüchtlingsgemeinschaften bei der Finanzierung von Bürgerkriegen? Am Beispiel der Bürgerkriege in Eritrea und Sri Lanka untersucht Katrin Radtke das transnationale Beziehungsgeflecht zwischen den bewaffneten Gruppen und den Flüchtlingen in der Diaspora. Auf der Grundlage mehrmonatiger Feldforschungsaufenthalte in beiden Konfliktländern... more...

  • Geschichte Afrikas im 19. und 20. Jahrhundertby Leonhard Harding

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2013; US$ 834.00

    This work documents the changes that transformed Africa during the 19th century, during the colonial period, and since African societies and states have moved toward freedom. It presents major political and economic transformations and their impact on social hierarchy and the cultural identity of African peoples. Recent literature is taken into account... 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...

  • Wars Of Imperial Conquest In Africa, 1830-1914by Bruce Vandervort

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95

    A military history of the European conquest in Africa and an assessment of the impact and legacy of the imperial wars on African and European military practice. The text is intended for undergraduate courses on imperial, African and military history. more...

  • Encyclopedia of African Historyby 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...

  • Mozambiqueby João M. Cabrita

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 176.00

    Mozambique's civil war was inevitable given the tradition of conflict that has always characterized Frelimo, first as an independence movement, and then as a ruling party. Without disregarding the role played by both Rhodesia and South Africa in the war - in fact providing new and detailed information about it - Cabrita guides the reader through Frelimo's... more...