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  • 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 the Democratic Republic of the Congoby Emizet Francois Kisangani; Scott F. Bobb

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 139.99

    The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo looks back at the nearly 48 years of independence, over a century of colonial rule, and even earlier kingdoms and groups that shared the territory. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Maliby Pascal James Imperato; Gavin H. Imperato

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 144.99

    The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Mali, through its chronology, bibliography, introductory essay, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects, provides an important reference on this African country. 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...

  • Koloniale Verhandlungenby Ulrike Schaper

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 38.04

    Zu den Aufgaben der deutschen Kolonialbeamten gehörte die Gerichtsbarkeit über die kolonisierte Bevölkerung. Ulrike Schaper betrachtet die Rechtsverhältnisse der deutschen Kolonie Kamerun erstmals in ihren kulturellen, politischen und sozialen Zusammenhängen. Sie zeigt die Bedingungen und Probleme bei der alltäglichen Umsetzung kolonialer Herrschaft... more...

  • The African Origin of Civilizationby Cheikh Anta Diop; Mercer Cook

    Chicago Review Press 1989; US$ 13.99

    Now in its 30th printing, this classic presents historical, archaeological, and anthropological evidence to support the theory that ancient Egypt was a black civilization. more...

  • Lagos: A Cultural Historyby Kye Whiteman

    Interlink Publishing 2013; US$ 12.00

    Lagos is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, expected in some projections to have a population of 25 million by 2025. This will make it the biggest metropolis in sub-Saharan Africa and possibly the world's third largest city. This phenomenal and continuing growth gives it a heady turbulence, especially as it only took on the form of a... more...

  • Colonial Meltdownby Moses E. Ochonu

    Ohio University Press 2009; US$ 23.99

    Historians of colonial Africa have largely regarded the decade of the Great Depression as a period of intense exploitation and colonial inactivity. In Colonial Meltdown , Moses E. Ochonu challenges this conventional interpretation by mapping the determined, at times violent, yet instructive responses of Northern Nigeria?s chiefs, farmers, laborers,... more...

  • Great Ancient EGYPT Projectsby Carmella Van Vleet

    Nomad Press 2014; US$ 12.95

    From reed boats, papyrus, and amulets, to pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies, Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the fascinating lives of ancient Egyptians through more than 25 hands-on building projects and activities. Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself gives readers today a chance to experience how the... more...

  • Colonialism by Proxyby Moses E. Ochonu

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    Moses E. Ochonu explores a rare system of colonialism in Middle Belt Nigeria, where the British outsourced the business of the empire to Hausa-Fulani subcolonials because they considered the area too uncivilized for Indirect Rule. Ochonu reveals that the outsiders ruled with an iron fist and imagined themselves as bearers of Muslim civilization rather... more...