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  • Africa-centred Knowledgesby Brenda Cooper; Robert Morrell

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Proposes a dynamic new approach to the production of knowledge on Africa, one that is global, multiple and heterogeneous, elucidating this through both discursive theoretical chapters and case histories. more...

  • Letters from Kimberlyby Edward Spiers

    Frontline Books 2013; US$ 10.99

    Full of new material, fresh insights and perceptive analysis.' Ian Knight The defence of Kimberley - and the mission to relieve it - was one of the great dramatic sagas of the South African War. The actual relief, following a spectacular cavalry charge, represented the first decisive upturn in the fortunes of the British war effort, soon followed... more...

  • Dead Was Everythingby Keith Smith

    Frontline Books 2014; US$ 24.95

    The Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 still intrigues both scholars and enthusiasts alike more than 130 years after it was fought. Its story contains tragedy, high drama and the heavy loss of human life; it involved five major battles and two lesser fights; and led to the snuffing out of the direct male Napoleonic line of France. And all this in less than one... more...

  • Memoirs of a Rifleman Scoutby Major F. M. Crum

    Frontline Books 2014; US$ 16.99

    Frederick Maurice Crum (1879-1952) fought in the Second Boer War (1899-1902) in the Mounted Infantry, where he was wounded and taken prisoner. After peacetime service in India he retired due to the effects of his injuries, and became involved in the Boy Scout movement, founding the 7th Troop of Boy Scouts at Stirling in Scotland in 1909. On the outbreak... more...

  • We Are Imazighenby Fazia Aïtel

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95 US$ 63.71

    To the world they are known as Berbers, but they prefer to call themselves Imazighen, or “free people.” The claim to this unique cultural identity has been felt most acutely in Algeria in the Kabylia region, where an Amazigh consciousness gradually emerged after WWII. This is a valuable model for other Amazigh movements in North Africa, where the... more...

  • Four-War Boerby Colin Heaton; Anne-Marie Lewis

    Casemate 2014; US$ 4.79

    The amazing life of Pieter Krueler (1885-1986) provides a window into a full century of conflict such as one man rarely experiences. Four-War Boer traces Krueler’s highly colorful life from the Second Boer War, where he first served as a 14-year-old scout, through his service in World War I with the German army in East Africa, to the Spanish... more...

  • The Crescent Obscuredby Robert Allison

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 31.00 US$ 26.35

    From the beginning of the colonial period to the recent conflicts in the Middle East, encounters with the Muslim world have helped Americans define national identity and purpose. Focusing on America's encounter with the Barbary states of North Africa from 1776 to 1815, Robert Allison traces the perceptions and mis-perceptions of Islam in the American... more...

  • The End of Apartheidby Robin Renwick

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 16.49

    In 2 February 1990, FW de Klerk made a speech that changed the history of South Africa. Nine days later, the world watched as Nelson Mandela walked free from the Viktor Verster prison. In the midst of these events was Lord Renwick, Margaret Thatcher's envoy to South Africa, who became a personal friend of Nelson Mandela, FW de Klerk and Chief Mangosuthu... more...

  • Kruger, Kommandos & Kakby Chris Ash

    30 Degrees South Publishers 2014; US$ 17.50

    The second Boer War is the most important war in South African history; indeed, without it, South Africa would likely have not existed. But it’s also one of the least understood conflicts of the era. Over a century of Leftist bleating and insidious, self-serving revisionism, first by Afrikaner nationalists and then by the apartheid regime, has... more...

  • Sources and Methods in African Historyby Toyin Falola; Christian Jennings

    Boydell & Brewer 2003; US$ 34.99

    An overview of the ongoing methods used to understand African history. more...