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Making of Modern Africa Volume 1: The Nineteenth

By: A.E. AFIGBO

Price: $6.00

Publisher: LONGMAN:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM495790

ISBN: 0582585082

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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No Bread for Mandela: Memoirs of Ahmed Kathrada,

By: A.M. KATHRADA

Price: $18.95

Publisher: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KENTUCKY:

Seller ID: IM471123

ISBN: 0813133750

Condition: NEW


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NAMIBIAN INDEPENDENCE

By: A.W. SINGHAM

Price: $5.00

Publisher: INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS GROUP:

Seller ID: IM306086

ISBN: 088208206X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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SOUTH AFRICAN TRAGEDY

By: ALAN PATON

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS:

Seller ID: IM442763

ISBN: 1199270849

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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WHICH TRIBE DO YOU BELONG TO?

By: ALBERTO MORAVIA

Price: $12.00

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX, INC.:

Seller ID: IM422400

ISBN: 1199060615

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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RUNNING TO MAPUTO

By: ALBIE SACHS

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM4351

ISBN: 0060164689

Condition: GOOD MARKED


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DON'T LET'S GO TO THE DOGS TONIGHT: An African Chi

By: ALEXANDRA FULLER

Price: $7.50

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM104498

ISBN: 0375758992

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In "Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, " Alexandra Fuller remembers her African childhood with candor and sensitivity. Though it is a diary of an unruly life in an often inhospitable place, it is suffused with Fuller's endearing ability to find laughter, even when there is little to celebrate. Fuller's debut is unsentimental and unflinching but always captivating. In wry and sometimes hilarious prose, she stares down disaster and looks back with rage and love at the lif... View more info

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DON'T LET'S GO TO THE DOGS TONIGHT: An African Chi

By: ALEXANDRA FULLER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM104496

ISBN: 0375758992

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In "Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, " Alexandra Fuller remembers her African childhood with candor and sensitivity. Though it is a diary of an unruly life in an often inhospitable place, it is suffused with Fuller's endearing ability to find laughter, even when there is little to celebrate. Fuller's debut is unsentimental and unflinching but always captivating. In wry and sometimes hilarious prose, she stares down disaster and looks back with rage and love at the lif... View more info

SCRIBBLING THE CAT

By: ALEXANDRA FULLER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM323392

ISBN: 096591626X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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WARRIOR MARKS : FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATIO

By: ALICE WALKER

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & CO TRADE DEPT:

Seller ID: IM48254

ISBN: 0151000611

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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MIND OF SOUTH AFRICA

By: ALLISTER SPARKS

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM492586

ISBN: 0394581083

Condition: EX LIBRARY GOOD


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WALKING WITH ABEL : JOURNEYS WITH THE NO

By: ANNA BADKHEN

Price: $13.98

Publisher: HUDSON STREET PRESS:

Seller ID: IM391298

ISBN: 1594632480

Condition: NEW


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AND THEN LIFE HAPPENS

By: AUMA OBAMA

Price: $16.14

Publisher: PICADOR (MPS):

Seller ID: IM329634

ISBN: 125003132X

Condition: NEW


A moving account by Auma Obama about her life in Africa and Europe, and her relationship with her brother, Barack Obama. While her younger brother Barack grew up in the U.S. and Indonesia, Auma Obama's childhood played out at the other end of the world in a remote village in Kenya, the birthplace of the siblings' shared father. Barack and Auma met for the first time in the 1980s, and they built a lasting relationship which lead to travels together in Kenya, research i... View more info

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THEY POURED FIRE ON US FROM THE SKY

By: BENSON DENG

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PUBLIC AFFAIRS IN PAPER:

Seller ID: IM381958

ISBN: 1586483889

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Benjamin, Alepho, and Benson were raised among the Dinka tribe of Sudan. Their world was an insulated, close-knit community of grass-roofed cottages, cattle herders, and tribal councils. The lions and pythons that prowled beyond the village fences were the greatest threat they knew. All that changed the night the government-armed Murahiliin began attacking their villages. Amid the chaos, screams, conflagration, and gunfire, five-year-old Benson and seven-year-old Benj... View more info

ERITREA AND THE UNITED NATIONS AND OTHER

By: BERE HABTE SELASSIE

Price: $12.00

Publisher: QUARTET BOOKS:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM317516

ISBN: 0932415121

Condition: GOOD TORN DJ/COVER


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MAKING OF CONTEMPORARY AFRICA

By: BILL FREUND

Price: $7.00

Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM58897

ISBN: 025328600X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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MAKING OF CONTEMPORARY AFRICA

By: BILL FREUND

Price: $8.00

Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM58930

ISBN: 0253336600

Condition: FAIR HIGHLIGHTING


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AFRICA

By: BLAINE HARDEN

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: IM263

ISBN: 0006378560

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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WORKING ON THE MARGINS

By: BLAIR A. RUTHERFORD

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: IM403786

ISBN: 1842770012

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


This book explores the outer margins of postcolonial culture, state, and economy, where the legacy of white settler modernity still dominates the everyday lives of a largely neglected population. The book is an ethnographic analysis which focuses on more than two million people who live and work on predominantly white-owned farms in Zimbabwe--almost a fifth of the national population. Blair Rutherford traces their lives from the colonial past to the present, while analyz... View more info

TRUE CONFESSIONS OF AN ALBINO TERRORIST

By: BREYTEN BREYTENBACH

Price: $7.00

Publisher: FABER & FABER INC.:

Seller ID: IM504962

ISBN: 0571136168

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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DARK CHILD

By: CAMARA LAYE

Price: $6.00

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX, INC.:

Seller ID: IM274434

ISBN: 080901548X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


"The Dark Child "is a distinct and graceful memoir of Camara Laye's youth in the village of Koroussa, French Guinea. Long regarded Africa's preeminent Francophone novelist, Laye (1928-80) herein marvels over his mother's supernatural powers, his father's distinction as the village goldsmith, and his own passage into manhood, which is marked by animistic beliefs and bloody rituals of primeval origin. Eventually, he must choose between this unique place and the academic su... View more info

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IMPERIAL RECKONING: THE UNTOLD STORY OF

By: CAROLINE ELKINS

Price: $8.50

Publisher: HOLT, HENRY AND COMPANY INC.:

Seller ID: IM473884

ISBN: 0805080015

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


A major work of history that for the first time reveals the violence and terror at the heart of Britain's civilizing mission in Kenya As part of the Allied forces, thousands of Kenyans fought alongside the British in World War II. But just a few years after the defeat of Hitler, the British colonial government detained nearly the entire population of Kenya's largest ethnic minority, the Kikuyu-some one and a half million people. The compelling story of the system... View more info

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CIVILIZATION OR BARBARISM : AN AUTHENTIC

By: CHEIKH ANTA DIOP

Price: $17.95

Publisher: INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS GROUP:

Seller ID: IM356921

ISBN: 1556520484

Condition: NEW


Challenging societal beliefs, this volume rethinks African and world history from an Afrocentric perspective. View more info

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HOUSE OF STONE

By: CHRISTINA LAMB

Price: $7.50

Publisher: INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS GROUP:

Seller ID: IM357204

ISBN: 1556527926

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Blue mountains, golden fields, gin and tonics on the terrace--once it had seemed the most idyllic place on earth. But by August 2002, Marondera, in eastern Zimbabwe, had been turned into a bloody battleground, the center of a violent campaign. One bright morning, Nigel Hough, one of the few remaining white farmers, received the news he had been dreading. A crowd of war veterans was at his gates, demanding he hand over his homestead. The mob started a fire and dragged him... View more info

WHITE BOY RUNNING

By: CHRISTOPHER HOPE

Price: $4.50

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM110990

ISBN: 0385263295

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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