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- 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...
- PM Press 2012; US$ 9.99
C. L. R. James was a major figure in Pan-Africanism and the author of a wide array of fiction and nonfiction, including Beyond a Boundary , The Black Jacobins , Every Cook Can Govern , The Invading Socialist Society , A Majestic Innings: Writings on Cricket , and The Nobbie Stories for Children and Adults . Robin D. G. Kelley is a professor... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...