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Orange Free State. Oranje Vrystaat

  • The Eurasian Core and Its Edgesby Ooi Kee Beng

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2014; US$ 46.50

    With China's transformation into a republic after two millennia as an empire as the starting point, Ooi Kee Beng prompts renowned historian Wang Gungwu through a series of interviews to discuss China, Europe, Southeast Asia and India. What emerges is an exciting and original World History that is neither Eurocentric nor Sinocentric. If anything, it... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    The World and Africa and Color and Democracy are two of W E. B. Du Bois's most powerful essays on race. He explores how to tell the story of those left out of recorded history, the evils of colonialism worldwide, and Africa's and African's contributions to, and neglect from, world history. More than six decades after W. E. B. Du Bois wrote The World... 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...

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

    CODESRIA 2009; US$ 32.30

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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