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  • Modern African Wars (1)by Peter Abbott; Mike Chappell

    Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95

    The Rhodesian War of 1965?80 is the battle for control of present day Zimbabwe. The former British colony of Southern Rhodesia rejected British moves towards majority rule and on 11 November 1965 the Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith announced his country?s Unilateral Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. That act sparked a series of violent... more...

  • Modern African Wars (2)by Peter Abbott; Ronald Volstad

    Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95

    Portugal was both the first and the last of the great European colonial powers. For 500 years Portugal had colonies in Africa. In 1960, as liberation movements swept across colonial Africa, the Portuguese flag still flew over vast expanses of territory across the continent. The spread of decolonization and the establishment of independent states whose... more...

  • The A to Z of Civil Wars in Africaby Guy Arnold

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Civil Wars in Africa covers all of the wars that have occurred in Africa since independence. This is done through a chronology broken down by country, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary entries covering the wars, conflicts, major political and military figures, child soldiers, mercenaries, and blood... more...

  • African Studies in Geography from Belowby Michel Ben Arrous; Lazare Ki-Zerbo

    CODESRIA 2009; US$ 34.95

    The doctrine of international relations (inter-state, indeed), territorial ideologies, the logic of autochthony and its ramifications, ethnic cleansing, are all hinged at different levels upon the same pseudo-fact: to every society a closed and exclusive territory demarcated by fixed and linear borders. This way of thinking, totally foreign to African... more...

  • Strategies for meeting the millennium development goals in Africaby Emmanuel Cleeve; Tidings Ndhlovu

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This paper reviews, assesses and evaluates the performance of sub-Saharan African countries towards achieving the international development goals and targets set by the United Nations, UN Millennium Development Goals and the Agenda for Action of the 2nd Tokyo International Conference on African Development. Africa?s recent economic performance is a... more...

  • Africa's Armiesby Robert Edgerton

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 18.00

    The history of Africa?s armies, from the heroic units of the pre-colonial and colonial eras to the corrupt and inglorious forces of the years following independence more...

  • The World and Africa and Color and Democracy (The Oxford W. E. B. Du Bois)by Henry Louis Gates; W. E. B. Du Bois; Mahmood Mamdani

    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...

  • Savage Constructionsby Wendy C. Hamblet

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 34.99

    Savage Constructions challenges the popular Western assumption that violence is an essential quality of darker-skinned populations, arguing that Western imperialist projects are largely responsible for the current violences that 'rebound' in victim societies of the post-colonial world. 'Rebounding violence' expresses victim abjection and overly aggressive... more...

  • A History of Pan-African Revoltby C. L. R. James; Robin D. G. Kelley

    PM Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    Originally published in England in 1938 and expanded in 1969, this work remains the classic account of global Black resistance. This concise, accessible history of revolts by African peoples worldwide explores the wide range of methods used by Africans to resist oppression and the negative effects of imperialism and colonization as viewed in the 20th... more...

  • Soldiers and Settlers in Africa, 1850-1918by Stephen Miller

    BRILL 2009; US$ 191.00

    This book revisits some of the most significant guerrilla struggles of the late 19th century, all set in Africa, and remind readers, in light of current events, the difficulties involved in engaging in this type of conflict. more...

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