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  • 101 Amazing Facts about Ancient Egyptby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Do you know who the ancient Egyptian god of the underworld is? What type of mask would an embalmer wear whilst carrying out the mummification process on a body? Who was the most successful of all the pharaohs? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating easy-to-read guide to ancient Egypt. Whether you are studying the subject and... more...

  • The 1961 Cameroon Plebisciteby John Percival

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 24.95

    The United Nations-organised plebiscite on 11 February 1961 was one of the most significant events in the history of the southern and northern parts of the British-administered trust territory in Cameroon. John Percival was sent by the then Colonial Office as part of the team to oversee the process. This book captures the story of the plebiscite in... more...

  • ANCIENT EGYPT IN AFRICAby David O'Connor; Andrew Reid

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    Geographically, Egypt is clearly on the African continent, yet Ancient Egypt is routinely regarded as a non-African cultural form. The significance of Ancient Egypt for the rest of Africa is a hotly debated issue with complex ramifications. This book considers how Ancient Egypt was dislocated from Africa, drawing on a wide range of sources. It examines... more...

  • Abu Simbelby Joachim Willeitner

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 13.80

    Am Ufer des Nassersees stehen inmitten karger Landschaft die gewaltigen Felsentempel Ramses' II. und seiner Gemahlin Nefertari. Monumentalität und verschwenderische Pracht zum Ruhme des ägyptischen Pharao. Um die steingewordene Ewigkeit vor den Fluten des Nil zu retten, wurden die Tempel in den 1960er Jahren in einer von der UNESCO unterstützten Aktion... more...

  • The Accidental Public Servantby Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

    Safari Books Ltd. 2013; US$ 54.95

    This is a story of Nigeria, told from the inside. After a successful career in the private sector, Nasir El-Rufai rose to the top ranks of Nigeria's political hierarchy, serving first as the privatization czar at the Bureau for Public Enterprises and then as Minister of the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja under former President Olesegun Obasanjo.... more...

  • Africaby Tony Binns; Alan Dixon; Etienne Nel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95

    1. Africa: continuity and change 2. Africa's peoples 3. African environments 4. Rural Africa 5. Urban Africa  6. Health  7. Conflict and post-conflict Africa 8. African Economies 9. Developing Africa  10. What future for Africa? more...

  • Africa Calledby Alan Hayward

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 27.50

    Africa was wide-open territory for expatriate scientists, engineers and technicians during much of the 20th century. British Colonial Africa was considered ripe for commercial and economic progress and ?Development? was the watchword and basis of government policy, as is clear from the Colonial Development and Welfare Acts. Alan Hayward came from... more...

  • Africa's Political Wastelandsby Emmanuel Fru Doh

    Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 24.95

    Africa?s Political Wastelands explores and confirms the fact that because of irresponsible, corrupt, selfish, and unpatriotic kleptocrats parading as leaders, the ultimate breakdown of order has become the norm in African nations, especially those south of the Sahara. The result is the virtual annihilation of once thriving and proud nations along with... more...

  • Africa's World Warby Gerard Prunier

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 18.99

    The Rwandan genocide sparked a horrific bloodbath that swept across sub-Saharan Africa, ultimately leading to the deaths of some four million people. In this extraordinary history of the recent wars in Central Africa, Gerard Prunier offers a gripping account of how one grisly episode laid the groundwork for a sweeping and disastrous upheaval. Prunier... more...

  • African American Settlements in West Africaby Amos Beyan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00

    An examination of the life of John Brown, which serves as a means of exploring American colonizing attempts in West Africa in the early 19th century. more...