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Introduction to African Civilizations
by John G. Jackson
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This work challenges all the standard approaches to the saga of African history, from the dawn of prehistory to the modern resurgent Africa of today.  [ more ]

  
The Shadow of the Sun
by Ryszard Kapuscinski
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Compiled from four decades of reporting, this is celebrated journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski's most complete portrait of the Africa that he has made the focus of his great career.  [ more ]

  
Country of My Skull
Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa
by Antjie Krog
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Retail Price: $9.99 
In 1995, South Africa's new, black-majority government set up the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to investigate the murders and torture that occurred under state-sanctioned apartheid. Headed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the commission heard testimony from the perpetrators of the crimes  [ more ]

  
The Green Belt Movement
Sharing the Approach and the Experience
by Wangari Maathai
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Africa's future is the subject of fierce debate, with the media full of warnings about environmental and economic collapse. Development workers continue to create supposed solutions to the problems they see, with little effect and much controversy. While these outsiders  [ more ]

  
This House Has Fallen - Nigeria in Crisis
by Karl Maier
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To understand Africa, you have to understand Nigeria, and few Americans understand Nigeria better than Karl Maier. In the tradition of Philip Gourevitch's betselling We Regret to Inform You... and Redmond O'Hanlon's No Mercy, This House Has Fallen is a  [ more ]

  
Where We Have Hope - A Memoir of Zimbabwe
by Andrew Meldrum
Hardcover
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When American-born journalist Andrew Meldrum arrived in Harare in 1980, he planned to stay for only three years-but he quickly fell in love with the country and its people. Newly independent from Britain, Zimbabwe was infused with the optimism of  [ more ]

  
Africa - A Biography of the Continent
by John Reader
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Drawing on many years of African experience, John Reader has written a masterpiece -- a book of startling grandeur and scope that creates a great panorama of African history, from the primeval cataclysms that formed the continent to the civilizations  [ more ]

  
The Battlefield: Algeria 1988-2002
Studies in a Broken Polity
by Hugh Roberts
Hardcover
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The violence that has ravaged Algeria has often defied explanation. Regularly invoked in debates about political Islam, transitions to democracy, globalization, and the right of humanitarian interference, Algeria's tragedy has been reduced to a clash of stereotypes: Islamists vs. a  [ more ]

  
The Voice of Hope
Conversations with Alan Clements
by Aung San Suu Kyi
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Aung San Suu Kyi tells her own story in conversations compiled over the course of nine months -- from October 1995 to June 1996 -- at her home in Rangoon. A rare glimpse into this extraordinary woman's values and philosophy  [ more ]

  
The Slave Trade
The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade: 1440 - 1870
by Hugh Thomas
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After many years of research, award-winning historian Hugh Thomas portrays, in a balanced account, the complete history of the slave trade. Beginning with the first Portuguese slaving expeditions, he describes and analyzes the rise of one of the largest and  [ more ]


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