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- Gadsden Publishers 2010; US$ 32.30
Bulozi under the Luyana Kings is a study of the Lozi Kingdom in Western Zambia in the pre-colonial period. The study traces the origins of the Luyana and the Lozi people; the founding of the Luyana Central Kingship and the invasion by the Makololo in the mid-nineteenth century; and ends with the study of the Lozi response to European intrusion at the... more...
- Weaver Press 2012; US$ 9.99
The history of colonial land alienation, the grievances fuelling the liberation war, and post-independence land reforms have all been grist to the mill of recent scholarship on Zimbabwe. Yet for all that the country?s white farmers have received considerable attention from academics and journalists, the fact that they have always played a dynamic role... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 22.80
Cry My Beloved Africa is a compendium of essays having as locus the continent of Africa. It comprises insightful observations on the politics, governmental systems, political economy, cultural practices, educational systems and natural phenomena that impact on the lives of Africans. True to the tradition of French novelist Stendhal, the author intends... more...
- Encounter Books 2013; US$ 14.99
How could this happen in a country we helped liberate?? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pondered in the aftermath of the September 11, 2012 attacks in Benghazi that left American ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead. The Jihadist Plot: The Untold Story of Al-Qaeda and the Libyan Rebellion shows how it could have happened... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2013; US$ 17.00
In this incisive account, scholar Horace Campbell investigates the political and economic crises of the early twenty-first century through the prism of NATO?s intervention in Libya. He traces the origins of the conflict, situates it in the broader context of the Arab Spring uprisings, and explains the expanded role of a post-Cold War NATO. This military... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
When the past is painful, as riddled with violence and injustice as it is in postapartheid South Africa, remembrance presents a problem at once practical and ethical: how much of the past to preserve and recollect and how much to erase and forget if the new nation is to ever unify and move forward? The new South Africa?s confrontation of this dilemma... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 15.99
What happens to a dream deferred? This question, from one of Thabo Mbeki's favourite poems by Langston Hughes, provides the thread for this magisterial biography of the second president of a democratic South Africa. In the long shadow of Nelson Mandela, Mbeki attempted to forge an identity for himself as the symbol of modern Africa. Mark Gevisser brings... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 169.99
This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Lesotho covers the full scope of Lesotho?s ancient, colonial, and independence eras. It gives greater emphasis to the more recent period and brings the book fully up-to-date. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
First published in 1973. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99
Thematically divided, this fascinating study explores the experiences of many of Devon?s people during the First World War: soldiers; aliens and spies (real and imagined); refugees; conscientious objectors; nurses and doctors; churchmen; the changing roles of women and children; and finally the controversies surrounding farming and agriculture. It... more...