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- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 25.45
The New York Times reports that since 1990 more Africans have voluntarily relocated to the United States and Canada than had been forcibly brought here before the slave trade ended in 1807. The key reason for these migrations has been the collapse of social, political, economic, and educational structures... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 24.99
The diaspora of developing countries can be a potent force for development, through remittances, but more importantly, through promotion of trade, investment, knowledge and technology transfers. The book aims to consolidate research and evidence on these issues with a view to formulating policies in both sending and receiving countries. more...
- Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00
?There is no dignity in death. Six bodies are piled up in front of me, shot to shit. I can see that their bones are white, their blood is red and their brains are yellow. I?ve done this; I?ve helped to kill them.? A unit of the South African Police, Koevoet was the most deadly fighting force involved in the Border War. This is the story of Arn Durand?s... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 15.99
Halima Bashir was born in the remote desert of Darfur, Sudan, and was raised in a loving family that was part of the black African Zaghawa tribe. In a rare privilege for a girl of her village, she attended junior and secondary school in a nearby town. Bashir proved herself academically gifted and went on to study medicine, becoming her tribe?s first... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 24.99
The inspiring story of David Nyuol Vincent , a Sudanese refugee who survived famine, wars, and fifteen years in camps to find a new life in Australia. David Nyuol Vincent was a little boy when he fled southern Sudan with his father, as war raged in their country. He left behind his distraught mother and sisters, his village, and his childhood and... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.95
Settled Strangers aims at understanding the social, economic and political evolution of the transnational migrant community of Gujarati traders and merchants in East Africa. The history of South Asians in East Africa is neither part of the mainstream national Indian history nor that of East African history writing. This is surprising because South... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
At the end of 1984, Sudan shot into the headlines as a result of famines, floods, locusts, political instability and civil war. In describing the collapse of Sudan's state and economy, Sudan After Nimeiri emphasises the extent of the country's current predicament and explains the difficulty of potential solutions. Amongst the issues discussed are... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
This book is an important, timely addition to the large and growing literature on a particular area of migration studies: the experiences of Africans in the diaspora. The first part focuses on the intersecting forces that have shaped the African immigrant experience, while the second part focuses on adaptive experiences. The book's principal strength... more...