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The Unbearable Whiteness of Being: Farmers¿ Voices from Zimbabwe

by Rory Pilossof

The history of colonial land alienation, the grievances fuelling the liberation war, and post-independence land reforms have all been grist to the mill of recent scholarship on Zimbabwe. Yet for all that the...


Shebeen Tales: Messages from Harare

by Chenjerai Hove & Jan Kees van de Werk

Snapshots of life in Zimbabwe by the country's greatest novelist, who looks at its everyday realities - AIDS, drought and economic hardship - with an unflinching eye but, thanks to his wry sense of humour, does...


Impossible Mourning: HIV/AIDS and Visuality After Apartheid

by Kylie Thomas

Impossible Mourning focuses on disavowed loss and the difficulties of mourning in post-apartheid South Africa. The book transgresses disciplinary bounds to forge new ways of thinking and writing about the crisis...


Angola: Promises and Lies: Promises and Lies

by Karl Maier

Acclaimed account of Angola's civil war, the longest in Africa, combining an analysis of the geopolitics behind the conflict with vivid eye-witness descriptions of the struggle as it affected ordinary people....


Africa Lost

by Dan Tharp, Sofrep, Inc. d/b/a Force12 Media & Brandon Webb

The Lost Chapter of Special Operations History: Rhodesia.

Some of the most explosive combat in Special Operations history is almost completely unknown to the Western World. Everyone knows about Navy SEALs and...


Islam in Africa South of the Sahara: Essays in Gender Relations and Political Reform

by Pade Badru & Brigid M. Sackey

Islam in Africa South of the Sahara: Essays in Gender Relations and Political Reform draws together contributions from scholars that focus on changes taking place in the practice of the religion and their effects...


Historical Dictionary of Lesotho

by Scott Rosenberg & Richard F. Weisfelder

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Lesotho covers the full scope of Lesotho’s ancient, colonial, and independence eras. It gives greater emphasis to the more recent period and brings the book...


A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It

by Stephen Kinzer

A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It is the story of Paul Kagame, a refugee who, after a generation of exile, found his way home. Learn about President Kagame, who strives to make Rwanda...


Historical Dictionary of Burkina Faso

by Lawrence Rupley, Lamissa Bangali & Boureima Diamitani

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Burkina Faso covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, maps, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000...


A Short History of Mozambique

by Malyn Newitt

This comprehensive history traces the evolution of modern Mozambique, from its early modern rigins in the Indian Ocean trading system and the Portuguese maritime empire to the fifteen-year civil war that followed...


A Short History of Mozambique

by Malyn Newitt

This comprehensive history traces the evolution of modern Mozambique, from its early modern rigins in the Indian Ocean trading system and the Portuguese maritime empire to the fifteen-year civil war that followed...


Nelson Mandela

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Nelson Mandela in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Nelson Mandela’s lifelong fight...


A Short History of South Africa

by Gail Nattrass

South Africa is popularly perceived as the most influential nation in Africa – a gateway to an entire continent for finance, trade and politics, and a crucial mediator in its neighbours’ affairs. On the...


Langbourne's Empire

by Alan P Landau

Based on a true story. (Part 3 of the Langbourne Trilogy.)

It is 1894 in the remote settlement of Bulawayo, in what later became Southern Rhodesia. Recent immigrants from Ireland, Morris and David Langbourne,...


A Soviet Journey

by Alex La Guma, Christopher J. Lee, Blanche La Guma & Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

In 1978, the South African activist and novelist Alex La Guma (1925–1985) published A Soviet Journey, a memoir of his travels in the Soviet Union. Today it stands as one of the longest and most substantive...


History Of Zambia For Kids: A History Series - Children Explore Histories Of The World Edition

by Baby Professor

Let’s go to Zambia, and learn from what their history would tell us. The good news is, you don’t need a time machine to make that happen. Instead, you can simply open this book and learn. The use of pictures...


History Of Zimbabwe For Kids: A History Series - Children Explore Histories Of The World Edition

by Baby Professor

Zimbabwe is known for its rich culture and traditions. It’s as if time has stopped the moment you step into the country. We captured that moment and turned it into a learning experience through this educational...


Apartheid

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of apartheid in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of apartheid in South Africa. For over...


A Short History of Modern Angola

Poisoned Wells

by Nicholas Shaxson

Each week the oil and gas fields of sub-Saharan Africa produce well over a billion dollars' worth of oil, an amount that far exceeds development aid to the entire African continent. Yet the rising tide of oil...