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Zimbabwe. Southern Rhodesia

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  • Algeria since 1989by James D. Le Sueur

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    Algeria's democratic experiment is seminal in post-Cold War history. Le Sueur shows that Algeria is at the very heart of contemporary debates about Islam and secular democracy, arguing that the stability of Algeria is crucial for the security of the wider Middle East. Algeria Since 1989 is a lively and essential examination of how the fate of one... more...

  • The Mind of Black Africaby Dickson Mungazi [Deceased]

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 33.95

    The violent colonization of Africa by European nations toward the end of the 19th century?a colonization justified by theories about the African Mind promulgated in the Age of Reason?had a profound impact upon the mind of Black Africa. After World War II, the mind of Black Africa rebelled; this rebellion led to a struggle for the self. After Africans... more...

  • The Fearby Peter Godwin

    Little, Brown and Company 2011; US$ 12.99

    Journalist Peter Godwin has covered wars. As a soldier, he's fought them. But nothing prepared him for the surreal mix of desperation and hope he encountered when he returned to Zimbabwe, his broken homeland. Godwin arrived as Robert Mugabe, the country's dictator for 30 years, has finally lost an election. Mugabe's tenure has left Zimbabwe with... more...

  • Apostles of Modernityby Osama Abi-Mershed

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 62.50

    This study of the specialized military Offices of Arab Affairs in Algeria during the formative decades of French rule from 1830 to 1870 disputes the conventional view that the doctrine of assimilation governed France's colonial policies and practices in the nineteenth century. more...

  • Africa in Global Politics in the Twenty-First Centuryby Olayiwola Abegunrin

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00

    In this twenty-first century, Africa has become an important source of the United States' energy imports and the world's natural resources. It has also become the epicenter of the world's deadly health epidemic, HIV/AIDS, and one of the battlegrounds in the fight against terrorism. With Nigeria and South Africa leading the continent, Africa... more...

  • Call Of The Litany Birdby Susan Gibbs; Lord Carrington

    Loose Chippings 2011; US$ 26.24

    A compelling personal account of living through the atrocities as Rhodesia became Zimbabwe, whilst bringing up a family on a farm amidst the chaos. As a trained nurse, newly married to the son of the Governor of Rhodesia during the UDI years, Susan writes compellingly about bringing up a family on their farm in Matabeleland in the midst of the unfolding... more...

  • Mugabeby Martin Meredith

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 15.99

    By the author of The Fate of Africa : an updated and fully revised edition of "the best argued and best written indictment [of Mugabe] yet." The Economist ]]> more...

  • African Engagementsby Ton Dietz; Kjell Havnevik; Mayke Kaag; Terje Oestigaard

    BRILL 2011; US$ 81.00

    With the end of the Cold War, the world seemed to move from a bipolar to a unipolar system, with the neoliberal West globally imposing its laws. However, it has been acknowledged that other actors, such as China, India and Brazil, have become increasingly influential, helping to lead to a new multipolarity at the global level. The question of what... more...

  • Catastropheby Richard Bourne

    Zed Books 2011; US$ 26.95

    In this incisive and revealing book, Richard Bourne shows how a country that had every prospect of success when it achieved independence became a brutal police state less than thirty years later. Beginning with the British conquest and covering events up to the present precarious political situation, Catastrophe is the most comprehensive, up-to-date... more...

  • Where Is Uhuru?by Issa G. Shivji; Godwin Murunga

    Pambazuka Press 2009; US$ 21.99

    The neoliberal project, led by the IMF and World Bank, promised to correct many of the distortions in the African postcolonial environment and pledged to engineer liberalization and expand democratic space through competitive multiparty elections. Decades later, few people, if any, can testify to the success of the envisaged reforms. Instead, neoliberalism... more...