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- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 9.99
Essential reading for anyone interested in the African continent and the diversity of human history, this Very Short Introduction looks at Africa's past and reflects on the changing ways it has been imagined and represented. Key themes in current thinking about Africa's history are illustrated with a range of fascinating historical examples,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 129.99
The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria is the second largest country in Africa. This, coupled with its location near Europe and its prized hydrocarbons (oil and gas), continues to increase Algeria's international importance. Algeria's fight for liberation from French colonialism, which it finally achieved in 1962, was made famous by Gillo Pontecorvo's... more...
- Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 26.00
In 1652 a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. Sent by the powerful Dutch India Company, their mission was simply to grow vegetables and supply ships rounding the cape. The colonists, however, were convinced by their strict Calvinist faith that they were among God?s “Elect,? chosen to rule over the continent. Their... more...
- DK Publishing 2000; US$ 15.99
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the peoples of a vast and mysterious continent. Superb color photographs offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the people, houses, tools and artifacts of African cultures and civilizations. See the gold of King Kofi-Karikari of the Asante, a priest''scostume made of bird''s feathers, a traveler''s magic... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50
Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Botswana will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Botswana, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Moroccan society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Mozambican society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
The Carthaginians reveals the complex culture, society and achievements of a famous, yet misunderstood, ancient people. Beginning as Phoenician settlers in North Africa, the Carthaginians then broadened their civilization with influences from neighbouring North African peoples, Egypt, and the Greek world. Their own cultural influence in turn spread... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 11.20
Whether planning your own trip to Western Sahara, or planning someone elses, youll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel reportboth of our Travel and Points of Interest reports rolled into one. more...