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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe?instead of writing Africa for itself, as itself, from its own perspectives. The History of Africa redresses this by letting... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2013; US$ 834.00
This work documents the changes that transformed Africa during the 19th century, during the colonial period, and since African societies and states have moved toward freedom. It presents major political and economic transformations and their impact on social hierarchy and the cultural identity of African peoples. Recent literature is taken into account... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 20.74
This contribution analyzes the role of organized civil society actors from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda within the regionalization processes of the East African Community (EAC). Three research questions are developed in order to inquire the impact of civil society actors on the regional level in eastern Africa. Mainly building on assumptions from the... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 9.99
Essential reading for anyone interested in the African continent and the diversity of human history, this Very Short Introduction looks at Africa's past and reflects on the changing ways it has been imagined and represented. Key themes in current thinking about Africa's history are illustrated with a range of fascinating historical examples,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 26.95
The true story that's "bloody good entertainment" ( New York Times ) about the colorful and legendary pirates of the 17th century. If not for today's news stories about piracy on the high seas, it'd be easy to think of pirating as a romantic way of life long gone. But nothing is further from the truth. Pirates have existed since the invention... more...
- Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99
Mansa Musa was the king of Mali. Located in western Africa, Mali became one of the largest empires during the time of Musas rule. Musa helped his empire grow in size and culture by encouraging the arts, literature, and architecture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
A ground breaking survey which presents a wide-ranging history of Africa through straight forward, illustrated and factual text that allows the reader to access the major developments, personalities and events on the African continent. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 176.00
South Africa's Apartheid regime saw Zimbabwean independence and black majority rule in 1980 as a major threat to its interests, security and regional hegemony. John Dzimba explains how and why Pretoria sought to destabilise Zimbabwe and other front line states, examining the successes and failures of destabilisation against Zimbabwe's economic and... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
Vast, diverse, dynamic, and turbulent, the true nature of Africa is often obscured by its poverty-stricken image. In this controversial guide, Tom Young cuts through the emotional hype to critically analyse the continent?s political history and the factors behind its dismal economic performance. Maintaining that colonial influences are often overplayed,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00
South Africa's history stretches back to the beginnings of human existence. This book provides an overview to South Africa's multiple millennia of history, covering its long and often troubled past to its current status in the 21st century. more...