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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
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...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.14
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...
- 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...
- 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 19 th 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... 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...
- 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...
- 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...