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Africa, Its Geography, People and Products and Africa-Its Place in Modern History (The Oxford W. E. B. Du Bois)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...
- Summersdale 2010; US$ 9.99
A 14,000 mile motorcycle journey through Africa that created memories to last a lifetime Alan Whelan was on a unique quest to find the people in the hidden heart of Africa. On the 14,000 mile solo journey through Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, and all the way to Cape Town across deserts and the toughest roads imaginable, he met sporting legends... 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...
- 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...
- Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 19.28
Was wissen wir wirklich von Afrika? Woran denken wir, wenn wir von Afrika sprechen? An eine Urlaubsreise, eine Safari, die einzigartige Landschaft oder an die letzten Nachrichten über Hunger, Aids, Kampf, Elend und Korruption? Wissen wir, wie die Afrikaner Rhythmus empfinden und mit dem Körper denken? Welche Vorstellungen von Gott, Zeit, Liebe, Freundschaft... 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...
- 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...
- 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...