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- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00
A newly revised and thoroughly updated version of a popular Greenwood publication, The History of South Africa: Second Edition provides readers with readable, accessible information on the nation's prehistory, early history and colonial past, its unfortun more...
- 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 womens poetry, anglophone Cameroonian literature,... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...