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The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe
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ean: 9780316051873, isbn: 031605187X,
In 2008, memoirist and journalist Peter Godwin secretly returned to his native Zimbabwe after its notoriously tyrannical leader, Robert Mugabe, lost an election. The decision was severely risky--foreign journalists had been banned to prevent the worl...
Africa's Winds of Change: Memoirs of an International Tanzanian
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mpn: 10 integrated halftones, ean: 9781845115838, isbn: 184511583X,
The 1960s were a tumultuous period in the history of Africa as one country after another won independence from the colonial powers. This was particularly true of Tanzania as it sought to carve out a role for itself between conflicting European and in...
Bound for Africa: Cold War Fight along the Zambezi
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ean: 9781591143949, isbn: 1591143942,
Bound For Africa is the story of one man's introduction to Africa at a time when much of the continent was in the grips of Cold War skirmishing between the free world and opposing communist forces of China and the Soviet Union. The author, frayed fro...
Battle for North Africa (Pen and Sword Military Classics)
ean: 9781844151059, isbn: 1844151050,
It may almost be said that ‘Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a defeat’ wrote Winston Churchill in The Second World War. The distinguished military historian General Strawson’s authoritative book describes how th...
After the Party: Corruption, the ANC and South Africa's Uncertain Future
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ean: 9781844676279, isbn: 1844676277,
After the Party is the explosive story of the power struggles dominating South African politics and a crucial analysis of the ANC’s record in power. Andrew Feinstein, a former ANC member of parliament, uncovers a web of corruption to rival Watergat...
Selous Scouts: Rhodesian Counter-Insurgency Specialists (Africa@War)
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mpn: colour and b/w photos, maps, ean: 9781907677380, isbn: 1907677380,
"Its members consisted of some of the finest guerrilla-fighting men in the western world, unconventional in many ways, disregardful of parade-ground discipline, unorthodox in their dress, yet a force so tightly knit in the face of danger that those w...
The Lake Regions of Central Africa: From Zanzibar to Lake Tanganyika (Volume 2)
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ean: 9781589760646, isbn: 1589760646,
The multi-talented English explorer Sir Richard Burton describes his three-year voyage throughout Central Africa from 1856 to 1859. In an attempt to interest both the scholar and the common reader, Burton mingles accounts of his own adventures with m...
Weep for Africa: A Rhodesian Light Infantry Paratrooper's Farewell to Innocence
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mpn: 9781909982338, ean: 9781909982338, isbn: 1909982334,
Jeremy Hall’s childhood in the white-ruled apartheid South Africa of the 1950s and ’60s was ostensibly idyllic: growing up in the farming areas of Natal, he had free rein to pander to his keen exploratory mind, yet niggling away was entrenched ra...
The Desert War: The classic trilogy on the North African campaign 1940-1943
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ean: 9781781316733, isbn: 1781316732,
Alan Moorehead was a peerless war correspondent who covered the entire war in North Africa from 1940-1943. The trilogy of books he wrote on the prolonged battles between Montgomery's Eighth Army and Rommel's Afrika Corps immediately drew universal ac...
Julius Nyerere (Ohio Short Histories of Africa)
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ean: 9780821422601, isbn: 082142260X,
With vision, hard-nosed judgment, and biting humor, Julius Nyerere confronted the challenges of nation building in modern Africa. Constructing Tanzania out of a controversial Cold War union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar, Nyerere emerged as one of i...
Albert Luthuli (Ohio Short Histories of Africa)
ean: 9780821423288, isbn: 0821423282,
In an excellent addition to the Ohio Short Histories of Africa series, Robert Trent Vinson recovers the important but largely forgotten story of Albert Luthuli, Africa’s first Nobel Peace Prize winner and president of the African National Congress ...
Slave Owners of West Africa: Decision Making in the Age of Abolition
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mpn: 9780253025999, ean: 9780253025999, isbn: 0253025990,
In this groundbreaking book, Sandra E. Greene explores the lives of three prominent West African slave owners during the age of abolition. These first-published biographies reveal personal and political accomplishments and concerns, economic interest...
In Search of Africa
ean: 9780674004085, isbn: 0674004086,
"There I was, standing alone, unable to cry as I said goodbye to Sidimé Laye, my best friend, and to the revolution that had opened the door of modernity for me--the revolution that had invented me." This book gives us the story of a quest for a chi...
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