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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00
Namibia is a sizeable and significant country in southern Africa that is little known to the outside world. A vast country of startling beauty with a storied history, including one of the world's worst genocides and a war of independence that lasted nearly a quarter century, this "land between two deserts" is a fascinating result of its African, German,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Through the research and experiences of scholars whose native homes span ten countries, this collection shifts the discussion of belonging and affinity within Africa and its diaspora toward local perceptions and the ways in which these notions are asserted or altered. The interactions and relationships of the researchers with their subjects, sites,... more...
- New Horizon Press 2011; US$ 24.99
This compelling, human story is coupled with timely issues facing the world: the crisis in Darfur, control of limited oil reserves, terrorism by radical Islamic groups. Told through the experiences of two boys, Ayuel Leek and Beny Ngor Chad, the book traces the journey of thousands of displaced children who walked for months across barren land, menaced... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 27.99
Spurred by major changes in the world economy and in local ecology, the contemporary migration of Africans, both within the continent and to various destinations in Europe and North America, has seriously affected thousands of lives and livelihoods. The contributors to this volume, reflecting a variety of disciplinary perspectives, examine the causes... more...
- 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...
- BRILL 2012; US$ 212.00
Based on Mamluk and Venetian sources, this book offers a thorough analysis of the various conflicts arising around Levant trade. It demonstrates how these conflicts more often than not cut across cultural divides in Late Medieval Mamluk Alexandria. more...
The Nineteenth-Century Wars Between the Manasir People of Northern Sudan and the British Colonialist InvadersThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 179.95
An engaging historical examination of the Manasir people of the Sudan and their battles with the British in the late nineteenth century. This study surveys the historical evidence, both written and oral. more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 15.99
The negotiated transfer of power in apartheid South Africa was the last act in the dismantling of white supremacy on the African continent. While opening a new era for the whites in Africa, it closed an earlier one that contains some of the most colourful episodes in world history. In The White Africans, South African journalist and writer Gerald L'Ange... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 29.95
Places Sudan's oil industry (examined here in macro, micro and political terms), its economy, external relations and changing politics under the impact of the Darfur conflict and the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, in the wider context of the expansion of Asia's global economic strength. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
At the turn of the century the regional-global security partnership became a key element of peace and security policy-making. This book investigates the impact of the joint effort made by the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) to keep the peace and protect civilians in Darfur. This book focuses on the collaboration that takes place... more...