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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
The study draws upon an extensive range of source materials to investigate the plan for integrating the armed forces proposed at the Conference on the European Defence Community (EDC). Key aspects include preparations for institutionalized integration in Western Europe and German-French explorations of an issue that was especially sensitive... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 149.99
This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Algeria covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
In 1965 the white minority government of Rhodesia (after 1980 Zimbabwe) issued a unilateral declaration of independence from Britain, rather than negotiate a transition to majority rule. In doing so, Rhodesia became the exception, if not anathema, to the policies and practices of the end of empire. In Unpopular Sovereignty , Luise White shows that... more...
- 30 Degrees South Publishers 2014; US$ 15.00
Toc Walsh was conscripted into intake 138 Depot Rhodesia Regiment on 18 April 1974 and endured a year of what he deemed to be military mayhem. In July 1976, he was drafted again with the 10th Battalion Rhodesia Regiment to continue his wild ride into the maniacal world of combat. The country was in a state of national emergency and all... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 26.24
Zimbabwe-specific study, focusing on the lives of women in a small locale (Chiweshe) during the anti-colonial insurgency, this book is also a challenge to established and still current modes of thought and research orientations which over-simplify the complex realities women face in the full range of violent conflicts, both past and present. By contextualizing... 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
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...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 8.74
An extraordinary evocation of the desert and its people by a woman who dressed as a man in order to travel alone and unimpeded throughout North Africa In 1897 Isabelle Eberhardt, at the age of 20, left an already unconventional life in Geneva for the Morroccan frontier. Gripped by spiritual restlessness and the desire to break free from the confinements... more...