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  • The Mind of Africaby W.E. Abraham

    Sub-Saharan Publishers 2015; US$ 28.00

    William Abraham studied Philosophy at the University of Ghana, and even more Philosophy at Oxford University. Thereafter, he gained permission to take part in the competitive examination and interview for a fellowship at All Souls? College. The examination was once described, with some exaggeration, as ?the hardest exam in the world!? It included... more...

  • Unite or Perishby Mammo Muchie; Vusi Gumede

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book is an outcome of the third conference in the successful ?Scramble for Africa? International Conference series, now renamed the ?African Unity for Renaissance? International Conference. The book provides an overview and contains profound analyses of the important issues pertaining to African Unity and African Renaissance. The book is accessible... more...

  • Unpopular Sovereigntyby Luise White

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    In 1965 the white minority government of Rhodesia (after 1980 Zimbabwe) issued a unilateral declaration of independence from Britain, rather than negotiate a transition to majority rule. In doing so, Rhodesia became the exception, if not anathema, to the policies and practices of the end of empire. In Unpopular Sovereignty , Luise White shows that... more...

  • The African Renaissance and the Afro-Arab Springby Charles Villa-Vicencio; Erik Doxtader; Ebrahim Moosa

    Georgetown University Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    The African Renaissance and the Afro-Arab Spring addresses the often unspoken connection between the powerful call for a political-cultural renaissance that emerged with the end of South African apartheid and the popular revolts of 2011 that dramatically remade the landscape in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia. Looking between southern and northern Africa,... more...

  • A Pride of Eaglesby Beryl Salt

    Helion & Company 2015; US$ 30.00

    This is the story of military aviation in Rhodesia from the romantic days of 'bush' flying in the 1920s and '30s-when aircraft were refueled from jerrycans and landing grounds were often the local golf course-to the disbandment of the Rhodesian Air Force (RhAF) on Zimbabwean independence in 1980. In 1939 the tiny Royal Rhodesian Air Force... more...

  • Looking for Africaby Derek Reid

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 11.99

    Matty's quest is to find his father, who is a British soldier serving in Africa during the Second World War. The boy forms a friendship with Boxer, a homeless boy he discovers living rough in a disused brick kiln with a mouse called Smokey. Together with a stray dog they call Tonka the friends make preparations to sail to Africa in a stolen barrage... more...

  • Mamparaby Toc Walsh

    30 Degrees South Publishers 2014; US$ 15.00

    Toc Walsh was conscripted into intake 138 Depot Rhodesia Regiment on 18 April 1974 and endured a year of what he deemed to be ‘military mayhem’. In July 1976, he was drafted again with the 10th Battalion Rhodesia Regiment to continue his wild ride into the maniacal world of combat. The country was in a state of national emergency and all... more...

  • The Front Line Runs through Every Womanby Eleanor O' Gorman

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 26.24

    Zimbabwe-specific study, focusing on the lives of women in a small locale (Chiweshe) during the anti-colonial insurgency, this book is also a challenge to established and still current modes of thought and research orientations which over-simplify the complex realities women face in the full range of violent conflicts, both past and present. By contextualizing... more...

  • George Padmore and Decolonization from Belowby Leslie James

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book argues that the rising tide of anti-colonialism after the 1930s should be considered a turning point not just in harnessing a new mood or feeling of unity, but primarily as one that viewed empire, racism, and economic degradation as part of a system that fundamentally required the application of strategy to their destruction. more...

  • Animal Farm Prophecy Fulfilled in Africaby Chiku Malunga

    UPA 2014; US$ 28.99

    Animal Farm Prophecy Fulfilled in Africa discusses why deep levels of poverty and suffering persist in Africa despite all the successive regime changes over the last half century. The author discusses how lasting improvements will only occur when the systems, rather than only the individuals, are changed or replaced. more...