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  • The History of Africaby Molefi Kete Asante

    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...

  • L? État néopatrimonialby Daniel C. Bach; Mamoudou Gazibo

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2011; US$ 19.99

    Une étude approfondie du néopatrimonialisme en Afrique et ailleurs. more...

  • African Cultures and Literaturesby Gordon Collier

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 146.00

    Besides searching book reviews, an interview with the writer Tijan M. Sallah, a full report on the 6th Ethiopian International Film Festival, and a stimulating selection of creative writing (including a showcase of recent South African poetry), this issue of Matatu offers general essays on African women’s poetry, anglophone Cameroonian literature,... more...

  • Reclaiming African Historyby Jacques Depelchin

    Pambazuka Press 2011; US$ 16.99

    The thought-provoking essays in this volume show that it is possible to reconnect the histories of those who have been disconnected in Africa: shack dwellers, the poor, and the dispossessed. This analysis of African history demonstrates how people have been forced into looking at their own histories through a shattered mirror, deliberately and forcefully... more...

  • Africa, Its Geography, People and Products and Africa-Its Place in Modern History (The Oxford W. E. B. Du Bois)by W. E. B. Du Bois; Henry Louis Gates; Emmanuel Akyeampong

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 22.99

    W. E. B. Du Bois was a public intellectual, sociologist, and activist on behalf of the African American community. He profoundly shaped black political culture in the United States through his founding role in the NAACP, as well as internationally through the Pan-African movement. Du Bois's sociological and historical research on African-American... more...

  • South Africa's Destabilisation of Zimbabwe, 1980-89by John Dzimba

    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...

  • The Rough Guide to First-Time Africaby Emma Gregg; Richard Trillo

    Rough Guides 2011; US$ 18.99

    The Rough Guide First-Time Africa tells you everything you need to know before you go to Africa, from visas and vaccinations to budgets and packing. It will help you plan the best possible trip, with advice on when to go and what not to miss, and how to avoid trouble on the road. You'll find insightful information on what tickets to buy, where to... more...

  • Lords of the Seaby Alan G. Jamieson

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 39.00

    The escalation of piracy in the waters east and south of Somalia has led commentators to call the area the new Barbary, but the Somali pirates cannot compare to the three hundred years of terror supplied by the Barbary corsairs in the Mediterranean and beyond. From 1500 to 1800, Muslim pirates from the Barbary Coast of North Africa captured and enslaved... more...

  • Imagining the Cape Colonyby David Johnson

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 104.00

    Examines literatures and histories of the Cape in relation to postcolonial debates about nationalism. How the Cape Colony was imagined as a political community is examined by considering a variety of writers, from major European literati and intellectuals (Camões, Southey, Rousseau, Adam Smith), to well-known travel writers like François... more...

  • A Short History of Africaby Gordon Kerr

    Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 11.99

    A comprehensive introduction to the sprawling history of this enormous continent, from the dawn of human time in prehistoric Africa right through to Arab Spring Beginning with the origins of the human race and the development of stone age technology, this history of the cradle of civilization moves through ancient and medieval times, the significance... more...