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  • Africa A to Z: Continental and Country Profilesby Pieter Esterhuysen

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2013; US$ 46.55

    The popularity of the first two editions of this book necessitated a third revised and updated version to record the many challenges in Africa since the first edition appeared in 1998. Africa is a vast and fascinating continent whose population has exceeded the one billion mark. Africa A-Z attempts to provide, in a concise manner, the facts for an... more...

  • Expedición a Argelby Carlos Gutiérrez de los Ríos

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 4.00

    Carlos Gutiérrez de los Ríos  was a Spanish ambassador in Lisbon and Paris, where he witnessed the French Revolution. In addition to writing books, he composed a religious musical work entitled Stabat Mater . 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...

  • 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...

  • Hugh Clapperton into the Interior of Africaby Jamie Bruce Lockhart; Paul E. Lovejoy

    BRILL 2005; US$ 69.00

    Hugh Clapperton, Scottish explorer and diplomat, made two expeditions into the interior of West Africa, the first across the Sahara Desert and the second inland from the Bight of Benin. His first expedition in 1822-24, crossed the Sahara to Borno. A second expedition, also an official mission of the British Government, was undertaken in 1825-27 and... more...