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Historical Dictionary of Angola

by W. Martin James

The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Angola is a thorough examination of Angola. It includes a chronology, bibliography, maps, appendixes, and over 600 cross referenced dictionary entries. This...


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...


Hostile Seas: A Mission in Pirate Waters

by JL Savidge

Set in 2008, Hostile Seas is a personal account of life on board Canadian naval ship HMCS Ville de Québec as the crew attempts to escort pirate-menaced cargo ships carrying World Food Programme aid to Mogadishu....


Africa 2013

by J. Tyler Dickovick

The World Today Series: Africa provides necessary information on all the countries on the African continent, providing an overview of political and economic histories, current events, and emerging trends. Published...


Kenya's Independence Constitution: Constitution-Making and End of Empire

by Robert M. Maxon

Kenya's Independence Constitution, by Robert M. Maxon, details the evolution of Kenya's constitution during the final stage of decolonization. Starting with the close of the first Lancaster House conference...


Congo

by David van Reybrouck

Hailed as "a monumental history . . . more exciting than any novel" (NRC Handelsblad),David van Reybrouck’s rich and gripping epic, in the tradition of Robert Hughes' The Fatal Shore, tells the extraordinary...


To the Heart of the Nile

by Pat Shipman

In 1859, at age fourteen, Florence Szász stood before a room full of men and waited to be auctioned to the highest bidder. But slavery and submission were not to be her destiny: Sam Baker, a wealthy English...


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...


Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia

by David H. Shinn & Thomas P. Ofcansky

The Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia, Second Edition covers the history of Ethiopia through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has several...


A Dance of Assassins: Performing Early Colonial Hegemony in the Congo

by Allen F. Roberts

A Dance of Assassins presents the competing histories of how Congolese Chief Lusinga and Belgian Lieutenant Storms engaged in a deadly clash while striving to establish hegemony along the southwestern shores...


Machete Season

by Jean Hatzfeld, Linda Coverdale & Susan Sontag

In April-May 1994, 800,000 Rwandan Tutsis were massacred by their Hutu fellow citizens--about 10,000 a day, mostly being hacked to death by machete. In Machete Season, the veteran foreign correspondent Jean...


Medicine, mobility and the empire

by Markku Hokkanen

David Livingstone's Zambesi expedition marked the beginning of an ongoing series of medical exchanges between the British and Malawians. This book explores these entangled histories by placing medicine in the...


Heart of Darkness (Best Navigation, Active TOC)(Cronos Classics)

by Joseph Conrad & Cronos Classics

Cronos Classics is the reference in classical works. All our works are of good quality and contain an active table of contents (HTML), which will make it easier for you to read. Heart of Darkness is a novella...


Bantu Contribution in Brazilian Popular Music

by Kazadi wa Mukuna

Bantu Contribution in Brazilian Popular Music: Ethnomusicological Perspectives is a seminal work that spearheaded the new trend in ethnomusicology, when this discipline shifted the focus of its objective from...


Angola in the Black Cultural Expressions of Brazil

by Gerhard Kubik

The transplantation of African musical cultures to the Americas was a multi-track and multi-time process. In the past many historical studies of African diaspora music, dance and other aspects of expressive...


The Kingdoms of Central Africa - History of the Ancient World | Children's History Books

by Baby Professor

What were the kingdoms in Central Africa during the ancient times? Read this book to find out today. Reading about the past will help to influence your decisions today. Reading about the lives of the ancient...


African Game Trails

by Theodore Roosevelt

The twenty-sixth president of the United States was also a world-renowned hunter, conservationist, soldier, and scholar. In 1908 he took a long safari holiday in East Africa with his son Kermit. His account...


Ancient History of East Central African Customs

by James MacDonald

"The following account of a few of the customs common among the tribes of east central Africa, in the region of Lake Nyassa, has been gathered from many sources; most of the statements have been revised and...


Technology Integration and Transformation of Elections in Africa

by Cosmas Uchenna Nwokeafor & Ike S. Ndolo

Technology Integration and Transformation of Elections in Africa serves as a standard textbook and a reference guide to students in both undergraduate and graduate programs in tertiary institutions where elaborate...


The Order of Genocide

by Scott Straus

The Rwandan genocide has become a touchstone for debates about the causes of mass violence and the responsibilities of the international community. Yet a number of key questions about this tragedy remain unanswered:...