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- Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 52.95
This book compromises 26 well-researched essays in honour of Professor Verkijika G. Fanso, who retired in 2011 after over 36 years of distinguished service at universities in Cameroon. Contributors include colleagues, former students and close collaborators in Cameroon and beyond. Contributions cover a wide range of issues related to the contested... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 31.00
From the beginning of the colonial period to the recent conflicts in the Middle East, encounters with the Muslim world have helped Americans define national identity and purpose. Focusing on America's encounter with the Barbary states of North Africa from 1776 to 1815, Robert Allison traces the perceptions and mis-perceptions of Islam in the American... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 120.00
This paper considers narratives about traumatic pasts, using interviews with visitors of the two exhibitions about the war crimes of the German Wehrmacht , shown in Germany and Austria 1995 and 2002, as examples. Numerous justification and legitimization strategies are involved in public and private discourses. The study claims that official genres,... more...
- Basler Afrika Bibliographien 2015; US$ 23.00
This collection of essays documents the growth of African history as a discipline at the University of Basel since 2001. It thus pays tribute to fourteen years of research and teaching by Patrick Harries at the Department of History and the Centre for African Studies Basel. The Festschrift covers a broad range of topics from mine labour to missionary... more...
- 30 Degrees South Publishers 2014; US$ 17.50
The second Boer War is the most important war in South African history; indeed, without it, South Africa would likely have not existed. But its also one of the least understood conflicts of the era. Over a century of Leftist bleating and insidious, self-serving revisionism, first by Afrikaner nationalists and then by the apartheid regime, has... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95
To the world they are known as Berbers, but they prefer to call themselves Imazighen, or ?free people.? The claim to this unique cultural identity has been felt most acutely in Algeria in the Kabylia region, where an Amazigh consciousness gradually emerged after WWII. This is a valuable model for other Amazigh movements in North Africa, where the... more...
- Random House Struik 2011; US$ 13.00
Marius Barnard is best known as a member of the pioneering medical team that performed the world?s first human heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in 1967, with his brother Chris. But his achievements extended into other spheres. He was an active anti-apartheid campaigner and MP for the Progressive Federal Party, he worked to improve cardiac... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 13.13
This is the book President Jacob Zuma does not want you to read. From Shaik to 'The Spear', award-winning investigative journalist Adriaan Basson reveals the truth behind Jacob Zuma's presidency of the ANC and South Africa. From one bad decision to another, this explosive, roller-coaster account traces the unravelling of a likeable but deeply flawed... more...
- OUP Oxford 2001; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79
South Africa is consistently headline news, for positive as well as negative reasons. Its unique history this century has brought the names of its most famous political activists not only to our television sets but more permanently to names of streets and buildings throughout the West. The political events and struggles have been well-charted in history... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 65.95
An investigation into the spatial politics of separation and division in South Africa, principally during the apartheid years, and the effects of these physical and conceptual barriers on the land. In contrast to the weight of literature focusing on post-apartheid South Africa, the focus of this book includes the spatial, political and cultural landscape... more...