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- Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00
?There is no dignity in death. Six bodies are piled up in front of me, shot to shit. I can see that their bones are white, their blood is red and their brains are yellow. I?ve done this; I?ve helped to kill them.? A unit of the South African Police, Koevoet was the most deadly fighting force involved in the Border War. This is the story of Arn Durand?s... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 15.99
Halima Bashir was born in the remote desert of Darfur, Sudan, and was raised in a loving family that was part of the black African Zaghawa tribe. In a rare privilege for a girl of her village, she attended junior and secondary school in a nearby town. Bashir proved herself academically gifted and went on to study medicine, becoming her tribe?s first... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 24.99
The inspiring story of David Nyuol Vincent , a Sudanese refugee who survived famine, wars, and fifteen years in camps to find a new life in Australia. David Nyuol Vincent was a little boy when he fled southern Sudan with his father, as war raged in their country. He left behind his distraught mother and sisters, his village, and his childhood and... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 44.99
This book looks at the African diasporas as a process characterized by identity transformations, lived experiences, and realities; including the capturing of the historical trends that are acted out in multiple social domains. more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.95
Settled Strangers aims at understanding the social, economic and political evolution of the transnational migrant community of Gujarati traders and merchants in East Africa. The history of South Asians in East Africa is neither part of the mainstream national Indian history nor that of East African history writing. This is surprising because South... more...
- Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 64.99
Interrogating how Alexandria became enshrined as the exemplary cosmopolitan space in the Middle East, this book mounts a radical critique of Eurocentric conceptions of cosmopolitanism. The dominant account of Alexandrian cosmopolitanism elevates things European in the city's culture and simultaneously places things Egyptian under the sign of decline.... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 25.40
Die Kampftänze der afrikanischen Diaspora wurden während der Sklavenzeit als Weiterführung afrikanischer Rituale entwickelt und erhielten eine neue Funktion als getarnter Widerstand, Überlebenstraining und Guerillataktik gegen die Kolonialregierungen. Bis ins 20. Jahrhundert hinein war ihre Ausübung offiziell verboten - eine krasse Beschränkung der... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 10.19
"Once Upon a Time in Jerusalem" tells the saga of a Palestinian family living in Jerusalem during the British mandate, and its fate in the diaspora following the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. The story is told by two voices: a mother, who was a child in Jerusalem in the 1930s, and her daughter, who comments on her mother's narrative.... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2013; US$ 10.19
In July 2011, Sudan officially 'became plural', as the country split in two; the unofficial north - south divide between the Arabdominated north and the more ethnically African south was formalised, after the people of Southern Sudan voted overwhelmingly to separate from the rest of the country. Becoming Plural is a beautifully illustrated travelogue... more...