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  • The Scramble for Africaby M. E. Chamberlain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    In 1870 barely one tenth of Africa was under European control. By 1914 only about one tenth ? Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and Liberia ? was not. This book offers a clear and concise account of the ?scramble? or ?race? for Africa, the period of around 20 years during which European powers carved up the continent with little or no consultation of its inhabitants.... more...

  • Guide to African Political and Economic Developmentby Guy Arnold

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A Geographical Survey of Africa, Its Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Productions, States, Populationsby James McQueen

    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...

  • Modern Africaby Basil Davidson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Basil Davidson's famous book -- now updated in a welcome Third Edition -- reviews the social and political history of Africa in the twentieth century. It takes the reader from the colonial era through the liberation movements to independence and beyond. It faces squarely the disappointments and breakdowns that have dulled the early successes of the... more...

  • African Intellectuals and Decolonizationby Nicholas M. Creary

    Ohio University Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    Decades after independence for most African states, the struggle for decolonization is still incomplete, as demonstrated by the fact that Africa remains associated in many Western minds with chaos, illness, and disorder. African and non-African scholars alike still struggle to establish the idea of African humanity, in all its diversity, and to move... more...

  • SIMBABWE - Agonie oder Aufbruch?by Andrea Jeska

    Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 18.33

    Wie konnte es so weit kommen, dass Simbabwe nach der kolonialen Befreiung zu einem unfreien Staat mit einer korrupte Elite wurde? Andrea Jeska kennt das Land gut. Ihr Buch erklärt die Hintergründe für den politischen und wirtschaftlichen Niedergang der einstigen Kornkammer im südlichen Afrika. Sie berichtet von ihren Begegnungen mit Menschen, die ihr,... more...

  • Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulnessby Alexandra Fuller

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 25.95

    A story of survival and war, love and madness, loyalty and forgiveness, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness is an intimate exploration of Fuller?s parents and of the price of being possessed by Africa?s uncompromising, fertile, death-dealing land. We follow Tim and Nicola Fuller hopscotching the continent, restlessly trying to establish... more...

  • Anatomy of Violenceby Belachew Gebrewold

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95

    With a focus on Africa, this study examines three structurally interdependent conflict systems to highlight the complexities of transboundary and transregional conflict systems. The systemic approach permits you to come away from the book with a better understanding of the underlying currents of violent conflicts and thus a clearer idea of how they... more...

  • The Africana Worldby Mammo Muchie; Sanya Osha

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2012; US$ 39.95

    It is 127 years since the Scramble for Africa divided up the continent, imposing borders that have led to conflict rather than peace and stability. It is 100 years since the African National Congress (ANC) was founded as the first African liberation movement with pan-African roots. It is nearly 50 years since the Organization of African Unity (OAU)... more...

  • Becoming Zimbabwe. A History from the Pre-colonial Period to 2008by Brian Raftopoulos; Alois Mlambo

    Weaver Press 2009; US$ 17.00

    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...