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- Weaver Press 2009; US$ 9.99
Becoming Zimbabwe is the first comprehensive history of Zimbabwe, spanning the years from 850 to 2008. In 1997, the then Secretary General of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, Morgan Tsvangirai, expressed the need for a 'more open and critical process of writing history in Zimbabwe. ...The history of a nation-in-the-making should not be reduced... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2008; US$ 22.80
Cry My Beloved Africa is a compendium of essays having as locus the continent of Africa. It comprises insightful observations on the politics, governmental systems, political economy, cultural practices, educational systems and natural phenomena that impact on the lives of Africans. True to the tradition of French novelist Stendhal, the author intends... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
John Hargreaves examines how the British, French, Belgian, Spanish and Portuguese colonies in tropical Africa became independent in the postwar years, and in doing so transformed the international landscape. African demands for independence and colonial plans for reform - central to the story - are seen here in the wider context of changing international... more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 31.99
In the mid-nineteenth century, French colonial leaders in Algeria started southward into the Sahara, beginning a fifty-year period of violence. Lying in the shadow of the colonization of northern Algeria, which claimed the lives of over a million people, French empire in the Sahara sought power through physical force as it had elsewhere; yet violence... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 15.99
?Allow all black nurses to enlist, and the draft won?t be necessary. . . . If nurses are needed so desperately, why isn?t the Army using colored nurses?? ?My arm gets a little sore slinging a shovel or a pick, but then I forget about it when I think about all those boys over in the Solomons.? Double Victory tells the stories of African... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 105.00
?This work is relentlessly analytical and, at the same time, a pleasure to read. While advancing historical research on remembrance, it sets a new standard for a political and cultural history of colonial relations.? ? Jürgen Osterhammel more...
- Linkgua 2012; US$ 5.72
Carlos Gutiérrez de los Ríos fue el VII conde de Fernán-Núñez. Ocupó puestos de relevancia en el servicio diplomático de España que le permitieron ser un cronista privilegiado de los grandes sucesos del siglo XVIII. La Expedición de Argel es un diario de la invasión española a Argel de 1775. Biographische Informationen Carlos José Gutiérrez... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The owner of West Indian plantations, McQueen collected extensive information from slaves which led him correctly to the conclusion that the Niger ended in the great delta of the Blight of Benin. First published in 1840. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
"Africa belongs to the Africans; the sooner they take it back the better. But--a country also belongs to those who feel at home in it. Perhaps it may be that love of Africa the country will be strong enough to link people who hate each other now. Perhaps..." Going Home is Doris Lessing's account of her first journey back to Africa, the land in... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Governments of Western Europe, Government in France: An Introduction to the Executive Power focuses on the affairs of the government of France. The book first offers information on the history of the French government, including the presidency of the Vth republic. The text also expounds on the role and influence of the prime minister in overseeing... more...