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    Zed Books 2015; US$ 18.95

    An early study of queer theory and non-Western feminism, challenging the concept of gender. more...

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    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    The Congo Free State was under the personal rule of King Leopold II of the Belgians from 1885 to 1908. The accolades that attended its founding were soon contested by accusations of brutality, oppression, and murderous misrule, but the controversy, by itself, proved insufficient to prompt changes. Starting in 1896, concerned men and women used public... more...

  • Crossing the Color Lineby Carina E. Ray

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    A boundary-pushing examination of interracial relations in the colonial and anticolonial contexts. more...

  • Nigerian Historical Studiesby E.A. Ayandele

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Peacekeepers, Politicians and Warlordsby Abiodun Alao; John Mackinlay; "Funmi Olonisakin

    United Nations University Press 2000; US$ 19.95

    Recording or assessing a wide canvas of concurrently running events is difficult, as a crisis and the international response to it develop in stages. This work sets out to record the environment of the Cotonou Agreement by interviewing officials in situ while the past was still fresh. more...

  • Mobutu's Totalitarian Political Systemby Jean-Louis Peta Ikambana

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    Mobutu's political system, inaugurated in 1965 and lasting more than three decades, met all the characteristics of totalitarianism. This study shows that the failures and misdeeds of Mobutu's system were clear evidence that it lacked an African-centred vision and did not put the interests of the African people of Congo (formerly Zaire) at the centre... more...

  • The Congo Warsby Thomas Turner

    Zed Books 2007; US$ 32.95

    Since 1996 war has raged in the Congo while the world has looked away. Waves of armed conflict and atrocities against civilians have resulted in over three million casualties, making this one of the bloodiest yet least understood conflicts of recent times. In The Congo Wars, Thomas Turner provides the first in-depth analysis of what happened. The book... more...

  • The Congoby David Renton; David Seddon; Leo Zeilig

    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 Leopard’s fury across the region in the 19th century, to the Western-sponsored murder of Patrice Lumumba in 1961, to the war that has... more...

  • Pyramidby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2006; US$ 15.99

    Your adventure starts here! Experience the mysteries and wonder of the pyramids with DK Experience: Pyramid . Go on an incredible visual journey through an ancient pyramid, exploring its secret chambers and finding the fabulous tomb of a king. Witness how it was built as fantastic digital images show you a pyramid as you've never seen it... more...

  • Ghanaby Joseph R. Oppong; Esther D. Oppong

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 30.00

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