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- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95
The Commonwealth at Work examines the nature of the widely varied machinery which is at work within the Commonwealth trying to promote cooperation between the member countries on all levels and in many different spheres, including higher education. It describes the Commonwealth Secretariat and its functions in theory and practice, along with the Commonwealth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
During the decolonization wars in East and Southern Africa, tracking became increasingly valuable as a military tactic. Drawing on archival research and interviews, Stapleton presents a comparative study of the role of tracking in insurgency and counter-insurgency across Kenya, Zimbabwe and Namibia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 92.67
Updated in its 4th edition, The African Experience is the only interdisciplinary survey to examine this region of the world from geographic, linguistic, social, historical, and political perspectives. Drawing on research from all of the social sciences, this text captures Africa in its complex totality. The African Experience helps readers develop... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
Africa's Past, Our Future engages the history of the African continent through the perspective of global issues such as political instability, economic development, and climate change. Since the past may offer alternative models for thinking about our collective future, this book promotes an appreciation for African social, economic, and political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 42.95
This book covers the contemporary politics and economic development of the four countries of North Africa ? Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. The first part is devoted to contemporary politics and political systems in each of these countries. It traces their political development since independence with the emphasis on the last ten to fifteen years.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
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...
Africa, Its Geography, People and Products and Africa-Its Place in Modern History (The Oxford W. E. B. Du Bois)Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 16.99
Written in very accessible prose, these two booklets allowed W. E. B. Du Bois to reach a wide audience with an interest in Africa. What is so incredible about the two Africa booklets is their lasting relevance and value to the study of Africa today. Coupling Du Bois's breadth of scholarship with his passion for the subjects, the analyses in these booklets... more...
- 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 unfortunate apartheid era, as well as new coverage of South Africa's more recent events in the 20th... 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$ 32.09
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...