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    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 21.97

    Spurensuche am Tatort Geschichte: So umstritten Genetik in der modernen Medizin ist, so einstimmig begrüßen Historiker und Archäologen die neuen Methoden. Im vorliegenden Buch erzählt der Autor von sensationellen Ergebnissen gentechnologischer Analysen, berichtet aber auch von Hoffnungen und Spekulationen, von Sternstunden und Irrwegen einzelner Forscher... more...

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    From 1960 to 1990, islands across the Pacific gained independence or self-government. In the years following this, Ian Johnstone and Michael Powles interviewed the Pacific people in key leadership positions in the lead-up to and achievement of independence, many of whom became well-known in the Pacific and more widely. This book presents a nation-by-nation... more...

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    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 13.87

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  • Democratic Republic of the Congoby Joseph R. Oppong; Tania Woodruff

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    Introduces the readers to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country valiantly struggling to recover from historical abuse and ongoing war, a geographic paradise in the midst of political turmoil kept alive by the presence of the United Nations and 17,000 peacekeeping troops. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Guineaby Thomas O'Toole; Janice E. Baker

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 84.99

    Thoroughly updated and extensively revised, this 4th edition provides a very solid and substantial guide to a better understanding of this richly endowed but poorly understood nation. Students and others seeking information about the country will find an introductory narrative accounting of Guinea's political and economic history, a chronology that... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Nigeriaby Toyin Falola; Ann Genova

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 119.99

    Since independence in 1960, Nigeria has undergone tremendous change shaped by political instability, rapid population growth, and economic turbulence. The Historical Dictionary of Nigeria introduces Nigeria's rich and complex history. Readers will find a wealth of information on important contemporary issues like AIDS, human rights, petroleum, and... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Mauritaniaby Anthony G. Pazzanita

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 149.99

    The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Mauritania_through its chronology, introductory essay, maps, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, institutions, and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects_provides an important reference on Mauritania. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Sierra Leoneby Magbaily C. Fyle

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 84.99

    This new edition is based primarily on recent research on the country, but covers the earliest known inhabitants, the colonial era, and the period of independence including the very confusing turmoil of the recent past. The chronology briefly traces its history and the introduction provides an essential overview of all the recent developments in the... more...

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    Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 34.95

    An insider traces the details of hope and ambition gone wrong in the ?Giant of Africa,? Nigeria, Africa?s most populous country. When it gained independence from Britain in 1960, hopes were high that, with mineral wealth and over 140 million people, the most educated workforce in Africa, Nigeria would become Africa?s first superpower and a stabilizing... more...