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- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 30.49
Henry Brackenbury was a brilliant staff officer - one of the Garnet Ring that surrounded the famous General Sir Garnet Wolsey. This is a very serious and detailed two-volume account of the brief but bloody Ashanti campaign - containing a lot of background and logistics. The Ashanti War came about after the armies of the ambitious Ashanti... more...
- Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95
From SAS To Blood Diamond Wars is the story of an outstanding warrior, even by SAS standards.On the point of being demobbed from the SAS, Fred Marafono was recruited by David Stirling for his private security company. After Stirlings death, Fred found himself in the midst of Sierra Leones Blood Diamond wars, and formed an unbreakable bonding... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2012; US$ 15.95
Noo Saro-Wiwa was brought up in England, but every summer she was dragged back to visit her father in Nigeria — a country she viewed as an annoying parallel universe where she had to relinquish all her creature comforts and sense of individuality. After her father, activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, was killed there, she didn?t return for several years. Recently,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 36.29
Die vorliegende Studie blickt auf die jüdischen Aufklärer, die nach Möglichkeiten suchten, die »Heilige Sprache« in eine Sprache der Gegenwart zu verwandeln ? in die Sprache der jüdischen Nation in der Diaspora. Angesiedelt zwischen Kultur- und Geschichtswissenschaften entwirft das Buch ein neues dynamisches Bild der jüdischen Aufklärung des 18. Jahrhunderts.... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 0.00
This study examines the African side of the trans-Atlantic slave trade and proposes a new approach to an understanding of early Atlantic and Gold Coast modernity. The thematic framework allows the study to pursue cultural, material, social, and biographical lines that intersected the inter-connections of Gold Coast urbanism and Atlantic mercantile... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 34.95
Argues that corporate neo-colonialism in the diamond trade of Sierra Leone has served to restrict its social and economic growth, excluding and marginalizing it from the club of wealthier nations, and causing it to continue to rely on international aid. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
This book offers a bold, ground-breaking epistemological critique of the dominant discourses on African conflicts. Based on a painstaking study of the ways in which the Sierra Leone civil war has been interpreted, it considers how Africa is constructed as a site of knowledge and the implications that this has for the continent and its people. more...
- Safari Books Ltd. 2013; US$ 54.95
This is a story of Nigeria, told from the inside. After a successful career in the private sector, Nasir El-Rufai rose to the top ranks of Nigeria's political hierarchy, serving first as the privatization czar at the Bureau for Public Enterprises and then as Minister of the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja under former President Olesegun Obasanjo.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 98.99
Studies of liminality have a long history in anthropology. In archaeology, identifying past people - rather than faceless entities - through material culture is still a work in progress, but a project that has seen increased attention in recent years. Focusing on West Africa, this book argues that we should explore what happens when the primary label... more...