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History

  • Exploiting Africaby Donovan C. Chau

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 46.95

    The purpose of this book is to provide an historical examination of China?s activities in Africa, an important yet overlooked aspect of the broader subject of China in Africa today. There is a tendency of observers of China in Africa to always look forward; however, there is a need to look backward. Modern China?s historical presence in Africa must... more...

  • What's Gone Wrong?by Alex Boraine

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 59.00

    This is the book that Alex Boraine never wanted to write. As a native South African and a witness to the worst years of apartheid, he has known many of the leaders of the African National Congress in exile. He shared the jubilation of millions of South Africans when the ANC won the first democratic elections in 1994 and took up the reins of government... more...

  • Africa, Fourth Editionby Maria Grosz-Ngaté; John H. Hanson; Patrick O'Meara

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Since the publication of the first edition in 1977, Africa has established itself as a leading resource for teaching, business, and scholarship. This fourth edition has been completely revised and focuses on the dynamism and diversity of contemporary Africa. The volume emphasizes contemporary culture?civil and social issues, art, religion, and the... more...

  • An Archaeology of Resistanceby Alfredo González-Ruibal

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 94.99

    An Archaeology of Resistance: Materiality and Time in an African Borderland studies the tactics of resistance deployed by a variety of indigenous communities in the borderland between Sudan and Ethiopia.The main objective of the work is to understand the diverse forms of resistance that characterizes the borderland groups, with an emphasis on two... more...

  • Chinas Afrikapolitik als Entwicklungsmotor?by Frank Kaiser

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13

    Seit der Jahrtausendwende intensiviert die Volksrepublik China ihre Außenpolitik gegenüber afrikanischen Staaten in bislang unbekanntem Ausmaß. Mit Schlagworten wie ?Strategische Partnerschaft?, ?Süd-Süd-Kooperation? und ?Win-win-Situation? positioniert sich China rhetorisch als Entwicklungs-Partner auf Augenhöhe. Milliardenschwere Kredite, Handel... more...

  • Violent Accountsby Robert N. Kraft

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 69.00

    Violent Accounts  presents a compelling study of how ordinary people commit extraordinary acts of violence and how perpetrators and victims manage in the aftermath. Grounded in extensive, qualitative analysis of perpetrator testimony, the volume reveals the individual experiences of perpetrators as well as general patterns of influence that lead... more...

  • How to Think Like Mandelaby Daniel Smith

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99

    Nelson Mandela is one of the few men alive who can say he has genuinely changed the world - how we think about our place in society among other ethnic, political and religious groups and how perseverance, moral conscience and honest dialogue can help us achieve anything. Throughout his long life, he has faced struggles against odds and opposition many... more...

  • Guide to African Political and Economic Developmentby Guy Arnold

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Helen Suzmanby Robin Renwick

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 18.94

    Helen Suzman was the voice of South Africa?s conscience during the darkest days of apartheid. She stood alone in parliament, confronted by a legion of highly chauvinist male politicians. Armed with the relentless determination and biting wit for which she became renowned, Suzman battled the racist regime and earned her reputation as a legendary anti-apartheid... more...

  • Nisaby Marjorie Shostak

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...