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  • 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...

  • Africansby John Iliffe

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 26.00

    A vast and all-embracing history of Africa, from the origins of mankind to the aids epidemic, first published in 2006. more...

  • Tracing the New Indian Diasporaby Om Prakash Dwivedi

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 88.00

    The growing importance of the Indian diaspora is felt today across the globe due to its emergence as the second-largest dias¬poric community. By examining historical, socio-cultural, economic, political, and lite¬rary aspects of the Indian diaspora, this volume sets out to trace the latest devel¬opments in the field of Indian diaspora studies. It brings... 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 Joćo 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...

  • 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...

  • Colonialism and Neo-Colonialismby Jean-Paul Sartre

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 30.95

    Colonialism and Neo-Colonialism is a classic critique of France's policies in Algeria in the 1950s and 1960s and inspired much subsequent writing on colonialism, post-colonialism, politics, and literature. It includes Sartre's celebrated preface to Fanon's classic Wretched of the Earth. Colonialism and Neo-Colonialism had a profound impact... more...

  • Tradition and Modernityby Kwame Gyekye

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 59.99

    This work offers a philosophical interpretation and critical analysis of the African cultural experience in modern times. Gyekye attempts to show the usefulness of Western philosophical concepts in addressing a range of specifically African problems. more...