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  • The Fateful Journeyby Robert Joost Willink; Jacques Thomassen; Kasper van Ommen

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 72.99

    Bold, headstrong, and fabulously wealthy, Dutch traveller Alexine Tinne (1834–1869) made several excursions into the African interior, often accompanied by her mother, at a time when very few European women traveled. The Fateful Journey follows her trip with German zoologist Theodor von Heuglin, which took them through Egypt and Sudan in search... more...

  • Germany's Genocide of the Hereroby Jeremy Sarkin

    Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 80.00

    This study recounts the reasons why the order for the Herero genocide was very likely issued by the Kaiser himself, and why proof of this has not emerged before now. more...

  • Genocide in Darfurby Samuel Totten; Eric Markusen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    In response to the ongoing mass murder of Black Sudanese groups in the Darfur region of Sudan by Sudanese government troops and Arab militias, the US government sent the Darfur Atrocities Documentation Team to various points along the Chad/Sudan in order to interview refugees from Darfur. Based on their investigation, US Secretary of State Colin Powell... more...

  • Dealing with Government in South Sudanby Cherry Leonardi

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 80.00

    Explores various aspects of chiefly authority in South Sudan from its historical origins and evolution under colonial, postcolonial and military rule, to its current roles and value in the newly independent country. more...

  • The African Diasporaby Toyin Falola

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 25.99

    In this definitive study of the African diaspora in North America, Toyin Falola offers a causal history of the western dispersion of Africans and its effects on the modern world. more...

  • A Whisper in the Reedsby Justin Taylor

    Helion and Company 2013; US$ 4.58

    This amazing work relates the experiences of Justin Taylor who served as the Signals Officer for the South African Defense Force's infamous 32 Battalion - the 'Terrible Ones'! As a young officer he trained in the intricacies of Signaling before volunteering for Border Duty and service with 32 Battalion - a request that was met with astonishment -... more...

  • A Good Dustingby Henry Keown-Boyd

    Pen and Sword 1986; US$ 12.99

    This book is about the Sudan Campaigns fought during the last two decades of the nineteenth century. This book covers the complete saga from 1883 - 1899. more...

  • Omdurmanby John Meredith

    Pen and Sword 1990; US$ 8.99

    Personal accounts of a legendary battle seen through the eyes of Private George Teigh and Lieutenant Samuel FitzGibbon Cox amongst others. Both the Private and the Officer kept diaries, both recorded the same events, but with vastly differing views.Difficulties with boots, bullets and gunboats are described, but it is the eye-witness accounts that... more...

  • The Namibian War of Independence, 1966-1989by Richard Dale

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    The decolonization of Namibia was delayed from 1966 to 1989--the period of the war of independence--pitting the Namibian nationalists against the South African minority-ruled regime. This book describes the diplomatic, economic and military campaigns of the Namibian and South African belligerents and draws a comparison with several other decolonization... more...

  • Wretched Kushby Stuart Tyson Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.70

    Professor Smith uses Nubia as a case study to explore the nature of ethnic identity. Recent research suggests that ethnic boundaries are permeable, and that ethnic identities are overlapping. This is particularly true when cultures come into direct contact, as with the Egyptian conquest of Nubia in the second millennium BC. By using the tools of... more...