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  • Recuerdos de la campaña de Áfricaby Gaspar Núñez de Arce

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00

    The adventures of the war between Spain and Morocco in the 19th century make up the bulk of this book. It has both philosophical and educational value. 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...

  • Unite or Perishby Mammo Muchie; Vusi Gumede

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book is an outcome of the third conference in the successful ?Scramble for Africa? International Conference series, now renamed the ?African Unity for Renaissance? International Conference. The book provides an overview and contains profound analyses of the important issues pertaining to African Unity and African Renaissance. The book is accessible... more...

  • Robert Sobukwe - How can Man Die Betterby Benjamin Pogrund

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2015; US$ 26.25

    ‘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...

  • 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

    This work investigates the social, economic and political impact of the European colonial wars in Africa on both the victors and the vanquished. It examines the role of both the imperial powers and the African people who joined with or resisted them. Examining the experiences of Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, Portugal and Italy, it offers a comprehensive... 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...

  • Mozambiqueby João M. Cabrita

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 186.00

    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...

  • Colonialism and Neocolonialismby 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...