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  • Harmattanby Michael Jackson

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    We all experience qualms and anxieties when we move from the known to the unknown. Though our fulfillment in life may depend on testing limits, our faintheartedness is a reminder of our need for security and our awareness of the risks of venturing into alien worlds. Evoking the hot, dust-filled Harmattan winds that blow from the Sahara to the Gulf... more...

  • A Year in the Life of Ancient Egyptby Ann Rosalie David

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99

    Based on years of prestigious academic work, Professor Rosalie David cleverly presents every aspect of life in ancient Egypt through the lives of various characters, all based on mummies from the Manchester Museum whom Professor Rosalie David has led the study of. Characters hail from all walks of life, including royalty, nobles, officials, craftsmen... more...

  • Song from the Forestby Louis Sarno; Alex Shoumatoff; Michael Obert

    Trinity University Press 2015; US$ 18.95

    As a young man, American Louis Sarno heard a song on the radio that gripped his imagination. With some funding from musician Brian Eno, he followed the mysterious sounds all the way to the Central African rain forest and found their source with the Bayaka Pygmies, a tribe of hunters and gatherers. Nothing could have prepared him for life among the... more...

  • The Biafra Storyby Frederick Forsyth

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 7.99

    The Nigerian civil war of the late 1960s was one of the first occasions when Western consciences were awakened and deeply affronted by the level of the suffering and the scale of atrocity being played out in the African continent. This was thanks not just to advances in communication technology but to the courage and journalistic skills of correspondents... more...

  • Male Daughters, Female Husbandsby Ifi Amadiume; Pat Caplan

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 18.95

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

  • Nigeriaby Toyin Falola; Bukola Oyeniyi

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00

    Supports the National Standards of Geography through the inclusion of Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography topics Contains facts and figures, a chart of holidays, and a list of country-related organizations that promote further research opportunities for students Offers sidebars with interesting facts and profiles of key players in Nigerian... more...

  • Boko Haramby Mike Smith

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 29.00

    An insurgency in Nigeria by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left thousands dead, shaken Africa?s biggest country and worried the world. Yet it remains a mysterious ? almost unknowable ? organisation. ? rough exhaustive on-the-ground reporting, Mike Smith takes readers inside the con° ict and provides the ÿ rst in-depth account of the violence... more...

  • An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egyptby Kathryn A. Bard

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95

    This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations. ? Superbly illustrated with photographs, maps, and site plans, with additional illustrations in this new edition ? Organized  into 11... more...

  • Der Sarg des Panehemisis in Wienby Christian Leitz; Victoria Altmann

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 105.99

    Panehemisis, Priester des Amun-Re von Schena und Inhaber weiterer Priesterämter, lebte zu Beginn der Ptolemäerzeit in Naukratis im Nordwestdelta, ließ sich jedoch wie viele Würdenträger seiner Zeit in der Nekropole von Saqqara südlich von Memphis bestatten. Sein über zwei Meter langer Basaltsarg zeichnet sich sowohl durch seinen exzellenten Erhaltungszustand... more...