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Sahel A Short History of Mali, Niger and the Lands in Between
ISBN: HB: 9781849044738, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! The Sahel, where the southern edge of the Sahara meets the land in between it and the savannah, is alternatively ignored and misunderstood. In the 1970s it was synonymous with drought and famine, yet crops and herds flourish al...
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£25,00
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Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in South Africa
ISBN: PB: 9781849048804, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! South Africa's transition to democracy took place against a backdrop of shadow war between the apartheid regime's counterinsurgency forces and the African National Congress' armed wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK). This book analyse...
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£20,00
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Frontiers in the Gilded Age Adventure, Capitalism, and Dispossession from Southern Africa to the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands, 1880-1917
ISBN: HB: 9780300225877, Yale University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
In the late nineteenth century, the U.S.-Mexican borderlands constituted one stop beyond the United States where Americans chased capitalist dreams. Crisscrossing the American West, southern Africa, and northern Mexico, Andrew Offenburger examines ho...
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£35,00
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Amilcar Cabral The Life of a Reluctant Nationalist
ISBN: HB: 9781787381445, Hurst Publishers, August 2019
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! On 20 January 1973, the Bissau-Guinean revolutionary Amilcar Cabral was killed by militants from his own party. Cabral had founded the PAIGC in 1960 to fight for the liberation of Portuguese Guinea and Cape Verde. The insurgent...
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£30,00
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African Americans and Africa A New History
ISBN: HB: 9780300198669, Yale University Press, July 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
What is an "African American" and how does this identity relate to the African continent? Rising immigration levels, globalization, and the United States' first African American president have all sparked new dialogue around the question. This work p...
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£18,99
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African States since Independence Order, Development, and Democracy
ISBN: HB: 9780300226614, Yale University Press, July 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 85 black&white illus.
Authors Christensen and Laitin argue that an interplay of geographic, historical, and demographic factors undergird sub-Saharan states' post?independence struggles to eradicate poverty, establish democratic accountability, and quell civil unrest. The...
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£35,00
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Designs of Blackness Mappings in the Literature and Culture of African Americans
ISBN: PB: 9781940939766, University of Chicago Press, 2Leaf Press, June 2019
212 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
The wealth and breadth of literature produced by African Americans is staggering and dates to the earliest days of black presence in the United States. A. Robert Lee's "Designs of Blackness" takes on the critical and expansive task of mapping the tra...
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£30,00
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Everything You Have Told Me Is True The Many Faces of Al Shabaab
ISBN: HB: 9781787381247, Hurst Publishers, April 2019
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Al Shabaab is one of the century's most successful violent jihadist movements. It has governing power, ruling over millions of Somalis and vast swathes of territory, and kinetic power, committing spectacular acts of violence. B...
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£20,00
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Dag Hammarskjold, the United Nations, and the Decolonisation of Africa
ISBN: HB: 9781787380042, Hurst Publishers, April 2019
296 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! In 1953 Dag Hammarskjold became the second Secretary-General of the United Nations – the highest international civil servant. Before his mission was cut short by a 1961 plane crash in then Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), he used hi...
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£30,00
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African Catholic Decolonization and the Transformation of the Church
ISBN: HB: 9780674987661, Harvard University Press, March 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 photos, 2 maps, 2 tables
"African Catholic" examines how French imperialists and the Africans they ruled imagined the religious future of French sub-Saharan Africa in the years just before and after decolonization. The story encompasses the political transition to independen...
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£32,95
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