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Assia Djebar's L'Amour La Fantasia and the historiographic approach

by Laura Aletti

This essay will discuss Hutcheon's theory about “historiographic metafiction” in order to explain the meanings of Djebar's work; it will introduce Djebar's approach to history from a gender and post-colonized...


secret Pharaonic

by Yaser El Tabal

Embalming is the secret of a Pharaonic greatest mysteries of the ancient pharaohs On the pages of this book shed light on the secrets of mummification secret


Eagles over Gazala

by Michele Palermo

palermo aviolibri records eagles africa gazala battles aviation military history 1942 ibn aviolibri


The Origins of the Libyan Nation: Colonial Legacy, Exile and the Emergence of a New Nation-State

by Anna Baldinetti

Libya is a typical example of a colonial or external creation. This book addresses the emergence and construction of nation and nationalism, particularly among Libyan exiles in the Mediterranean region. It charts...


Apuleius and Africa

by Benjamin Todd Lee, Ellen Finkelpearl & Luca Graverini

The Metamorphoses or Golden Ass of Apuleius (ca. 170 CE) is a Latin novel written by a native of Madauros in Roman North Africa, roughly equal to modern Tunisia together with parts of Libya and Algeria. Apuleius'...


Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

by Robin Philpot

The book comprises three parts. The first part addresses the little-discussed but crucial events preceding the assassination of the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali...


Canada in Sudan: War Without Borders

by Peter Pigott

To most of the world, Sudan means Darfur and the tragedy of atrocities and ethnic cleansing that has occurred there. Canada in Sudan introduces Canadians to this massive, troubled nation, telling the story from...


Dying to Live

by Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga, Casey Roberts & Phil Taylor

Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga was a history teacher in Kigali when he was forced to flee to the neighbouring Congo (Zaïre) with his wife and three children. Thus began a harrowing five-year voyage of 9781926824789...


Maverick: Extraordinary Women from South Africa's past

by Lauren Beukes

This is a book about raconteurs and renegades, writers, poets, provocateurs and pop stars, artists and activists and a cross-dressing doctor. From Africa's first black movie star and Drum covergirl, Dolly Rathebe,...


The Battle of Algiers

by 50MINUTES.Com

In the summer of 1956, Algiers was rocked by a series of terrorist attacks orchestrated by the FLN against the center of French power in Algeria. The aim of this violence was to fight against the colonial stronghold...


Aspects of Nature in the African Sahara

by Angelo Heilprin

-Aspects of Nature in the African Sahara-

"With all the wild, fitful, and forbidding Nature that belongs to the Sahara, it has also its elements of peace and good will. The cheer of a green oasis is, indeed,...


Mobilizing Transnational Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda

by Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel

Mageza-Barthel provides a context sensitive analysis of how Rwanda's women's movement used the United Nations (UN) gender norms in its efforts to insert gender-specific demands in the post-genocide period. The...


State, Land and Democracy in Southern Africa

by Arrigo Pallotti & Corrado Tornimbeni

Each country in southern Africa has a unique history but in all of them socio-economic inequalities and high poverty levels weaken the governments' legitimacy and represent a challenge to models of economic...


The Internet and Democracy Building in Lusophone African Countries

by Susana Salgado

This timely book fills an important gap in the literature on the influence of the Internet and new media in Portuguese speaking African countries. Based on extensive field work throughout the region the author...


The Last Post-Cold War Socialist Federation: Ethnicity, Ideology and Democracy in Ethiopia

by Semahagn Gashu Abebe

After the fall of the Berlin wall and the disintegration of the former USSR and Yugoslavia, it has widely been assumed that socialist federations have become a thing of the past. Ethiopia's ethnic federal system...


The Public Face of African New Religious Movements in Diaspora: Imagining the Religious 'Other'

by Afe Adogame

The growing pace of international migration, technological revolution in media and travel generate circumstances that provide opportunities for the mobility of African new religious movements (ANRMs) within...


The Story of Bilal Ibn Rabah (580-640) Great Muslim Warrior From Africa

by Muham Taqra

Bilal ibn Rabah (Arabic: بلال بن رباح‎) or Bilal al-Habashi (AD 580-640) was an African of Ethiopian heritage companion of Islamic Prophet Muhammad SAW, born in Mecca who is considered as the first...


Inquiry about Bacchanalia and Night Rites (quaestio de Bacchanalibus sacrisque nocturnis) A staged operation for political purposes

by Perri Basilio

This book begins with an introduction of a methodological nature. In it, we try to explain why on the bacchanalian affair have been accumulated so many errors, which over time have become absolute truth. Follow...


KWAME NKRUMAH:

by Emanuel B. Ocran

Kwame Nkrumah spent his life campaigning for a united Africa where every state would be free from colonial rule. In this biographical history of Nkrumah, Ocran leads us through the life and politics of this...


Southern Africa

by Jonathan Farley

Southern Africa surveys the contemporary history of the whole region encompassing economic, social, political, security, foreign policy, health, environmental and gender issues in one short succinct volume....