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- Zed Books 2006; US$ 35.00
This is an immensely readable, radical introduction to the Congo that pays attention to the importance of economic production for social organization. It traces the story of the Congo from the unleashing of King Leopards fury across the region in the 19th century, to the Western-sponsored murder of Patrice Lumumba in 1961, to the war that has... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 30.00
- Information-packed volumes provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture - Abundant full-color illustrations guide the reader on a voyage of discovery - Maps reflect current political boundaries more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 36.00
Women Explorers chronicles the lives of six intrepid women whose hunger for adventure and knowledge compelled them on paths of discovery around the world. Their discoveries not only brought stores of information on topics ranging from ancient dinosaur fossils to life in Tibet, but also challenged the established roles of women in their fields. Kingsley... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 109.99
The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of The Gambia_through its chronology, introductory essay, appendixes, map, 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 this burgeoning... more...
Berichtigungsliste der Griechischen Papyrusurkunden aus Ägypten, Konkordanz zu Band VIII-XI (B.L. Konkordanz II)BRILL 2007; US$ 719.00
The Berichtigungsliste der Griechischen Papyrusurkunden aus Ägypten is a tool of outstanding importance for anyone publishing or studying Greek papyrus documents. The new Konkordanz zu Berichtigungsliste Band VIII-XIfacilitates finding corrections to published papyri and includes the CD-ROM edition of B.L. volumes I to XI in making the material instantly... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00
The king of Mankon (Cameroon) acts as a container of ancestral substances he distributes to his people. This book shows how the exercise of power in a contemporary African kingdom is based on the implementation of bodily and material technologies. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 40.00
West African Perspectives: Resources for Development conducts a cross-cutting analysis of the main development challenges in the region and offers suggestions on how to meet them. It provides an overview of West Africas abundant resources , examining not only economic and natural resources but also human, social and cultural capital. Finally,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Beginning about 1200 CE, the Mali, Songhay, and Ghana empires spread their sequential influence across the western horn of Africa. This title discusses the vital role salt and other natural resources played in the development of the empires, the rich and diverse cultures, and the influence of the Islamic Empire on every day life. more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 89.99
Senegal Sojourn: Selections from One Teacher's Journal is a personal account of everyday interaction while collaborating for a year with foreign language teachers and writers of fiction in Dakar. A unique and passionate contribution to interdisciplinary conversations, the journal is the record of one teacher's encounters with African education, politics,... more...