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  • The Politics of Memoryby Raingard Esser

    BRILL 2012; US$ 163.00

    The Eighty Years? War and the partition of the Low Countries led to the publication of numerous chorographical works on towns and regions in the Northern and Southern Netherlands. This book offers a comparison of these histories reflecting political change and promoting new identities. more...

  • The Making of Modern South Africaby Nigel Worden

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    The new edition of The Making of Modern South Africa provides a comprehensive, current introduction to the key themes and debates concerning the history of this controversial country. Engagingly written, the author provides a sharp, analytical overview of the new South Africa.  Examines the major issues in South Africa's history, from... 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...

  • Mozambiqueby Joćo 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • The Burden of Memory, the Muse of Forgivenessby Wole Soyinka

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 17.99

    In the face of centuries-long devastations wrought on the African continent and her diaspora by slavery, colonialism, apartheid and racism, what form of recompense could possibly be adequate? This work examines the question, illuminating the principle duty of memory to bear the record of injustice. more...