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A Beautiful Place To Die

by Malla Nunn

In the tiny South African town of Jacob's Rest, Detective Emmanuel Cooper is sent to investigate the murder of an Afrikaner police officer, Captain Willem Pretorius. Cooper, an 'English' South African, is viewed with suspicion by both the Boer ...

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A Beautiful Place To Die

by Malla Nunn

In the tiny South African town of Jacob's Rest, Detective Emmanuel Cooper is sent to investigate the murder of an Afrikaner police officer, Captain Willem Pretorius. Cooper, an 'English' South African, is viewed with suspicion by both the Boer ...

ISBN: 9781742333564

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A History of Africa

by Hosea Jaffe & Samir Amin

<p>Spanning more than two thousand years of African history, from the African Iron Age to the collapse of colonialism and the beginnings of independence, Hosea Jaffe's magisterial work remains one of the few to do full justice to the continent's

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A History of African Motherhood

The Case of Uganda, 700–1900

by Professor Rhiannon Stephens

<p>This history of African motherhood over the longue durée demonstrates that it was, ideologically and practically, central to social, economic, cultural and political life. The book explores how people in the North Nyanzan societies of Uganda ...

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A History of African Popular Culture

by Karin Barber

<p>Popular culture in Africa is the product of everyday life: the unofficial, the non-canonical. And it is the dynamism of this culture that makes Africa what it is. In this book, Karin Barber offers a journey through the history of music, ...

ISBN: 9781108340250

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A History of Algeria

by James McDougall

<p>Covering a period of five hundred years, from the arrival of the Ottomans to the aftermath of the Arab uprisings, James McDougall presents an expansive new account of the modern history of Africa's largest country. Drawing on substantial new ...

ISBN: 9781108165051

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A History of Modern Oman

by Jeremy Jones & Nicholas Ridout

<p>The ideal introduction to the history of modern Oman from the eighteenth century to the present, this book combines the most recent scholarship on Omani history with insights drawn from a close analysis of the politics and international ...

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A History of Modern Tunisia

by Kenneth Perkins

<p>Kenneth Perkins's second edition of A History of Modern Tunisia carries the history of this country from 2004 to the present, with particular emphasis on the Tunisian revolution of 2011 - the first critical event of that year's Arab Spring ...

ISBN: 9781107702639

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A History of Modern Uganda

by Richard J. Reid

<p>This book is the first major study in several decades to consider Uganda as a nation, from its precolonial roots to the present day. Here, Richard J. Reid examines the political, economic, and social history of Uganda, providing a unique and ...

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A History of Nigeria

by Toyin Falola & Matthew M. Heaton

<p>Nigeria is Africa's most populous country and the world's eighth largest oil producer, but its success has been undermined in recent decades by ethnic and religious conflict, political instability, rampant official corruption and an ailing ...

ISBN: 9781139931366

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A History of Race in Muslim West Africa, 1600–1960

by Bruce S. Hall

<p>The mobilization of local ideas about racial difference has been important in generating, and intensifying, civil wars that have occurred since the end of colonial rule in all of the countries that straddle the southern edge of the Sahara ...

ISBN: 9781139063692

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A History of South Sudan

From Slavery to Independence

by Øystein H. Rolandsen & M. W. Daly

<p>South Sudan is the world's youngest independent country. Established in 2011 after two wars, South Sudan has since reverted to a state of devastating civil strife. This book provides a general history of the new country, from the arrival of ...

ISBN: 9781316570487

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A History of Sub-Saharan Africa

by Robert O. Collins & James M. Burns

<p>The second edition of A History of Sub-Saharan Africa continues to provide an accessible introduction to the continent's history for students and general readers. The authors employ a thematic approach to their subject, focusing on how the ...

ISBN: 9781107461406

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A History of Zimbabwe

by Professor Alois S. Mlambo

<p>The first single-volume history of Zimbabwe with detailed coverage from pre-colonial times to the present, this book examines Zimbabwe's pre-colonial, colonial and postcolonial social, economic and political history and relates historical ...

ISBN: 9781139861779

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A Human Being Died That Night

Forgiving Apartheid's Chief Killer

by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

While working for South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Committee, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela interviewed former police colonel Eugene De Cock, who commanded a unit believed to have killed a number of anti-apartheid activists. De Cock was charged

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A Material Culture

Consumption and Materiality on the Coast of Precolonial East Africa

by Stephanie Wynne-Jones

<p>A Material Culture focuses on objects in Swahili society through the elaboration of an approach that sees people and things as caught up in webs of mutual interaction. It therefore provides both a new theoretical intervention in some of the ...

ISBN: 9780191077173

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A New Scramble for Africa?

The Rush for Energy Resources in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Sören Scholvin

Global energy consumption will increase rapidly in the next decades. The discrepancy between demand and supply is worrisome within the old and new cores of the world-economy. Sub-Saharan Africa meanwhile possesses vast potential for energy ...

ISBN: 9781472430786

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A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts

Sudan and South Sudan's Bitter and Incomplete Divorce

by James Copnall

<p>What happened after Africa's biggest country split in two? When South Sudan ran up its flag in July 2011, two new nations came into being. In South Sudan a former rebel movement faces colossal challenges in building a new country. At ...

ISBN: 9781849044936

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Africa

by Alicia Klepeis

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Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400–1800

by John Thornton

<p>This book explores Africa's involvement in the Atlantic world from the fifteenth century to the eighteenth century. It focuses especially on the causes and consequences of the slave trade, in Africa, in Europe, and in the New World. African ...

ISBN: 9781139636346

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