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- Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 20.99
Senegalese Murid migrants have circulated cargo and currency through official and unofficial networks in Africa and the world. Muslim Families in Global Senegal focuses on trade and the transmission of enduring social value though cloth, videos of life-cycle rituals, and religious offerings. Highlighting women's participation in these networks and... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95
Since the late 1980s, the changing dynamic of global development has driven the tide of democratic expansion in the developing world. In Africa, western donors have sought to impose ?neo-liberal? visions of socio-economic and political institution-building, spreading political reforms and economic liberalisation with far-reaching consequences. Associated... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00
Kwame Nkrumah remains a towering figure in African history. Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent campaign of civil disobedience, he led what is now the nation of Ghana to independence in 1957. Nkrumah made Ghana a beacon of hope for not only Ghanaians but also people of African descent throughout the world. Perhaps no other African leader of the... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 136.00
By looking at Dutch and Portuguese systems of settlement and trade in Western Africa, this book sheds new light on the formation of Dutch and Portuguese imperial frames, forms of commercial organisation and their role on the seventeenth-century-Atlantic. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 13.57
Der Band untersucht im sozialen Alltag wirksame Mikropolitiken des interethnischen Austauschs und der ethnischen Grenzziehung. Neben grundlegenden theoretischen Überlegungen präsentieren die Beiträge ethnographische Fallstudien, die sich mit deutsch-türkischen Gruppenbeziehungen und -konflikten in zwei wesentlichen Integrationsarenen beschäftigen:... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 55.00
Rated among the world's ten poorest nations, Mali has a glorious past and a less-certain present. Culture and Customs of Mali touches on the first as background for understanding the second, exploring multiple facets of contemporary social life and cultural practices in this landlocked, West African nation. The book offers an overview of diverse... more...
- Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99
Ancient Egyptian civilization first began along the Nile River when nomads grew tired of the dangers of traveling and settled into villages for safety. They constructed the great pyramids and were strong mathematicians. Because of the location of Egypt, pharaohs had constant problems protecting the land from intruders, and Egypt was eventually conquered... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99
On 7th March 2004, former SAS soldier and mercenary Simon Mann prepared to take off from Harare International Airport with an aeroplane full of heavy weaponry and guns for hire. Their destination: the former Spanish colony of Equatorial Guinea. Their mission: to remove one of the most brutal dictators in Africa in a privately organised coup d'etat.... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99
Although Arthur Conan Doyle is now best remembered as the creator of the timeless Sherlock Holmes series of detective stories, he was also something of a social activist in his day who used his acclaim to shed light on injustices. In The Crime of the Congo, Conan Doyle builds a devastating case against the Congo Free State, a kind of sociopolitical... more...