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  • Mugabe - My Part in His Victoryby Chris Walmsley

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 8.74

    Mugabe-my part in his victory' is a light-hearted but factually based look at national service in the Rhodesian police force immediately prior to Robert Mugabe?s accession to power in Zimbabwe. It follows the transition of Chris Walmsley and his university friends from raw, high spirited recruits to disciplined and competent policemen. Not that this... more...

  • A Desert Named Peaceby Benjamin Claude Brower

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    In the mid-nineteenth century, French colonial leaders in Algeria started southward into the Sahara, beginning a fifty-year period of violence. Lying in the shadow of the colonization of northern Algeria, which claimed the lives of over a million people, French empire in the Sahara sought power through physical force as it had elsewhere; yet violence... more...

  • The Algerian Warby Heather Lehr Wagner

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00

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  • African Awakeningby Sokari Ekine; Firoze Manji

    Pambazuka Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    An insightful and comprehensive compilation of the year?s events, this record offers in-the-moment comment and analysis as well as informed reflection on the 2011 African uprisings. While the tumultuous uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya have seized the attention of media analysts, the concurrent rebellions in Benin, Gabon, Senegal, Swaziland,... more...

  • The Fate of Africaby Martin Meredith

    PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 22.99

    An epic biography of post-colonial Africa, and illuminating insight into its current devastating problems, by one of its most authoritative scholars more...

  • Südafrikaby Edith Werner

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 9.14

    Hauptbeschreibung Seit dem Ende der Apartheid ist Südafrika zu einem Magneten für Afrikabegeisterte geworden. Felsküsten, Sandstrände, Weinberge und eine einzigartige Tierwelt locken Touristen. Mancher kommt als Besucher und bleibt. Allein um Kapstadt herum haben sich mehr als 90 000 Deutsche niedergelassen. Edith Werner hat fünf Jahre in Kapstadt... more...

  • Double Victoryby Cheryl Mullenbach

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    ?Allow all black nurses to enlist, and the draft won?t be necessary. . . . If nurses are needed so desperately, why isn?t the Army using colored nurses??   ?My arm gets a little sore slinging a shovel or a pick, but then I forget about it when I think about all those boys over in the Solomons.?   Double Victory tells the stories of African... more...

  • The Great African Societyby Hlumelo Biko

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 20.42

    Only a dramatic, imaginatively crafted intervention – a massive redistribution programme managed by the private sector, far-reaching policy changes in schooling, housing and health, and better, disciplined governance – will deliver the genuine liberation South Africa?s still-poor millions expected from the 1994 settlement. Without it, without the... more...

  • Bound for Africaby Douglas H. Jr. Hubbard

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    This is the story of the author's introduction to Africa at a time when much of the continent was in the grips of Cold War skirmishes between the free world and the communist forces of China and the Soviet Union. Frayed from three years of service during the Vietnam War, Hubbard traveled to Africa intending to become a rural policeman in a quiet area... more...

  • The Zimbabwe Cultureby Innocent Pikirayi

    AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 36.99

    Offering a unique and original perspective on the rise and fall of indigenous states of southern Zambezia, The Zimbabwe Culture analyzes the long contentious history of the remains of the remarkable cyclopean masonry, ranging from mighty capitals of traditional kings to humble farmsteads. Forming a cornerstone of the geographical lore of Africa in... more...