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The New Radicals: A Generational Memoir of the 1970s

by Glenn Moss

From the political ashes of the late 1960s, new and radical initiatives grew with surprising speed in the first half of the 1970s. The New Radicals: A Generational Memoir of the 1970s tells the story of a generation...


Angolan Rendezvous: Man and Nature in the Shadow of War

by Tamar Ron & Tamar Golan

Ostensibly, this book is in two voices: Tamar Golan, Israel's first Ambassador to Angola, deals with the political/diplomatic aspects, while the stories on gorillas, the Black giant sable and Nature are by zoologist/ecologist,...


South Africa - The Present as History: From Mrs Ples to Mandela and Marikana

by John S. Saul & Patrick Bond

In 1994, the first non-racial elections in South Africa brought Nelson Mandela and his African National Congress to office; elections since have confirmed the ANC's hold, both popular and legitimate, on power....


Foundations of an African Civilisation: Aksum and the northern Horn, 1000 BC - AD 1300

by David W. Phillipson

This well-illustrated book provides an up-to-date survey of a key period in the history of northern Ethiopia and south-central Eritrea. It is accessible to the general reader, but its comprehensive references...


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


The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success

by Martin Dugard

Unlock your inner explorer in this riveting account of one of history’s greatest adventures—and a study of the seven character traits all great explorers share.

In 1856, two intrepid adventurers, Richard...


Song for Night

by Chris Abani

Abani's new novella furthers his tremendous success in becoming today's most acclaimed young African


Eagles over Gazala

by Michele Palermo

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The Sword and the Cross: Two Men and an Empire of Sand

by Fergus Fleming

Whether writing of the Alps, the high seas, or the North Pole, Fergus Fleming has won acclaim as one of today's most vivid and engaging historians of adventure and exploration. The Sword and the Cross takes...


My Friend the Mercenary

by James Brabazon

In February 2002, British journalist James Brabazon set out to travel with guerrilla forces into Liberia to show the world what was happening in that war-torn country. To protect him, he hired Nick du Toit,...


Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa

by Peter Godwin

Rhodesia, 1964: a small boy witnesses the death of his neighbor, murdered by guerrillas—it is the beginning of the end of white rule in Africa. In Mukiwa, Peter Godwin, the witness to that murder, has written...


Journey Towards a Falling Sun

by N., Jr. Lombardi

Romance, adventure, and a search for cultural identity, come together against the backdrop of the desert wilderness of northern Kenya.


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...


Oursi hu-beero: A Medieval House Complex in Burkina Faso, West Africa

by L. P. Petit, M. von Czerniewicz & C. Pelzer

This final report describes the study of an exceptionally well-preserved Iron Age building discovered in northern Burkina Faso, West Africa. The site of Oursi hu-beero, meaning "the big house of Oursi" in the...


The Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805

by Richard Zacks

A real-life thriller--the true story of the unheralded American who brought the Barbary Pirates to their knees. In an attempt to stop the legendary Barbary Pirates of North Africa from hijacking American ships,...


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'...


Monrovia - A City on Fire

by Alain Kassa

With photographs by award winning photographers Chris Hondros, Kris Torgeson, and Ryo Kameyama - The summer of 2003 was particularly deadly in Monrovia, Liberia's capital city, already disfigured by fourteen...


A History of South Africa, Fourth Edition

by Leonard Thompson

A magisterial history of South Africa, from the earliest known human inhabitation of the region to the present. Lynn Berat updates this classic text with a new chapter chronicling the first presidential term...


After Freedom: The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa

by Katherine S. Newman & Ariane De Lannoy

Twenty years after the end of apartheid, a new generation is building a multiracial democracy in South Africa but remains mired in economic inequality and political conflict.

 

The death of Nelson Mandela in...


The Language of the Land

by James Stephenson

A rare adventure with the last Stone Age hunting and gathering tribe in Africa.

In l997 James Stephenson arranged to have almost a full year free, a year he wanted to spend among the Hadzabe in East Africa. He...