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  • The Politics of Chieftaincyby Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 80.00

    Documents the profound societal changes that occurred in Accra, the capital city of the Gold Coast colony (modern Ghana), during the peak decades of British colonial rule, 1920-1950. more...

  • Concepts of Cabralismby Reiland Rabaka

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99

    By examining Amilcar Cabral?s theories and praxes, Reiland Rabaka reintroduces and analyzes several of the core characteristics of the Africana critical theory. Ultimately, this book promotes the ways in which classical black radicalism should inform contemporary black radicalism, and contemporary Africana critical theory. more...

  • Hatschepsutby Peter Nadig; Manfred Clauss

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 26.85

    Kaum eine Gestalt des Alten Ägypten ist so von Geheimnis und Faszination umgeben wie Hatschepsut. Nach dem Tod ihres Mannes und Bruders übernimmt sie die Regentschaft für ihren minderjährigen Stiefsohn und Neffen Thutmosis III. Schon bald jedoch führt sie die traditionelle Königstitulatur sowie die offiziellen Herrschaftsinsignien eines Pharao, und... more...

  • Histories of Egyptologyby William Carruthers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Histories of Egyptology are increasingly of interest: to Egyptologists, archaeologists, historians, and others. Yet, particularly as Egypt undergoes a contested process of political redefinition, how do we write these histories, and what (or who) are they for?? This volume addresses a variety of important themes, the historical involvement of Egyptology... more...

  • Morality and Economic Growth in Rural West Africaby Paul Clough

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 120.00

    The land, labor, credit, and trading institutions of Marmara village, in Hausaland, northern Nigeria, are detailed in this study through fieldwork conducted in two national economic cycles - the petroleum-boom prosperity (in 1977-1979), and the macro-economic decline (in 1985, 1996 and 1998). The book unveils a new paradigm of economic change in... more...

  • Nomad's Landby Mary Roberts Rinehart

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 13.11

    A memoir of desert travel -- by camel and horseback -- from a beloved author. An internationally renowned writer of mystery fiction, Mary Roberts Rinehart knows her way around an exotic setting. When faced with the Pyramids, the Nile, and the sprawling Egyptian desert in her own life, she does not fall in with the crowd of tourists waiting in... more...

  • Und dann wurde ich ausgeschafftby Margrit R. Schmid

    SJW - Schweizerisches Jugendschriftenwerk 2014; US$ 12.99

    Sie kamen allein, mit Freunden oder mit ihren Eltern. Die einen auf der Suche nach Arbeit, andere auf der Flucht vor Terror und Krieg in ihrer Heimat im südlichen Balkan. Einige hoffen, in der Schweiz bleiben zu können. Viele aber mussten zurück in ein fremd gewordenes, vom Krieg zerstörtes Land. Sie waren gezwungen, freiwillig zurückzukehren, andernfalls... more...

  • Stringerby Anjan Sundaram

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 13.11

    Written with startling beauty and acuity, Stringer is an account of a year and a half that Anjan Sundaram spent in the Congo working on the bottom rung of the Associated Press. It was an intense period that would take him deep into the shadowy city of Kinshasa, to the dense rainforests that still evoke Conrad's vision, and to the heart of Africa's... more...

  • Ancient Egyptby Douglas J. Brewer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Ancient Egypt is a beautifully illustrated, easy-to-read book covering the formative era of the Egyptian civilization: the age before the pyramids. Douglas Brewer shows why an awareness of the earliest phase of Egyptian history is crucial to understanding of later Egyptian culture.  Beginning with a quick review of the fields of Egyptology and archaeology,... more...

  • Current Research in Egyptology 14 (2013)by Kelly Accetta; Renate Fellinger; Pedro Lourenço Gonçalves

    Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 38.00

    The fourteenth Current Research in Egyptology conference, held at the University of Cambridge in March 2013 brought together speakers and attendees from six continents and hosted more than 50 presentations covering multiple aspects of Egyptology and its related fields. The aim of the conference was to cross cultural and disciplinary boundaries. The... more...