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  • 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 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 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Proclivity to Genocideby Grace O. Okoye

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    This book explores the ethnic and religious dimensions of the northern Nigeria ethno-religious conflict and develops a Genocide Proclivity Model for identifying the conflict?s genocidal inclinations. It argues that proclivity to genocide, though currently latent, underlies most cases of the wanton killings in northern Nigeria. 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...

  • Nigeriaby Heinrich Bergstresser

    Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 24.00

    Nigeria ist ein Land der extremen Gegensätze. Heinrich Bergstresser versucht sich dieser Realität zu nähern und geht den Gründen für die vielfältigen Verwerfungen des »Systems« Nigeria nach. Auch mit Hilfe junger und etablierter nigerianischer Autoren wirft er einen ungeschminkten Blick auf dieses schwierige Land. Der größte christlich-islamische Staat... more...

  • Nigeria at 100by J. O. Irukwu

    Safari Books Ltd. 2014; US$ 39.95

    Nigeria at 100 is an attempt to document in modest and constructive language Nigeria's journey as a modern nation in the past 100 years, highlighting the landmark events during this period. the book is divided into four parts with a total of 22 chapters. The first part, with seven chapters deals with the historical background starting with the... more...

  • Frank Kokoriby Frank Kokori

    Safari Books Ltd. 2014; US$ 36.95

    Kokori: The Struggle for June 12 is the candid account of Chief Frank Kokori, former General Secretary of The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG). It details the roles he and other individuals played in the quest to revalidate the June 12, 1993 presidential election, which was annulled by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida. The book details,... more...