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  • Field Guide to Birds of Western Africa

    Field Guide to Birds of Western Africa
    av Nik Borrow

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472905680

    Birds of Western Africa (Helm, 2001) was the first single-volume guide to cover all the species of this region, which comprises 23 countries from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic, and south to Congo. This…

  • Africa State of Mind

    Africa State of Mind
    av Ekow Eshun

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500545164

    Africa State of Mind gathers together the work of an emergent generation of photographers from across Africa, including both the Maghreb and sub-Saharan Africa. It is both a summation of new photographic practice from the last decade and an explorat…

  • Chief of Station, Congo

    Chief of Station, Congo
    av Lawrence Devlin

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586485641

    Larry Devlin arrived as the new chief of station for the CIA in the Congo five days after the country had declared its independence, the army had mutinied, and governmental authority had collapsed. As he crossed the Congo River in an almost empty fe…

  • Lonely Planet Madagascar

    Lonely Planet Madagascar

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786576026

    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet's Madagascar is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch chameleons and lemurs in mountainous…

  • African Cultural Production and the Rhetoric of Humanism

    African Cultural Production and the Rhetoric of Humanism

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498587563

    A broad range of cultural works produced in traditional and modern African communities shows a fundamental preoccupation with the concepts of communal solidarity and hospitality in societies driven by humanistic ideals. African Cultural Production a…

  • The Invention of Africa

    The Invention of Africa
    av V. Y. Mudimbe

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204684

    " . . . groundbreaking . . . clear, straightforward, and economical. . . . seminal . . . " -American Anthropologist"This is a challenging book . . . a remarkable contribution to African intellectual history." -International Journal of African Histor…

  • Ratels on the Lomba

    Ratels on the Lomba
    av Leopold Scholtz

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512875

    Charlie Squadron - the iron fist of the South African Defense Force's 61 Mechanised Battalion Group - led the way on 3 October 1987 during the climactic battle on the Lomba River in Southern Angola. Not only were they up against a vastly superior fo…

  • African Multilingualisms

    African Multilingualisms

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498588959

    Although multilingualism is the norm in the day-to-day lives of most sub-Saharan Africans, multilingualism in settings outside of cities has so far been under-explored. This gap is striking when considering that in many parts of Africa, individual m…

  • Historical Dictionary of South Africa

    Historical Dictionary of South Africa
    av Christopher Saunders

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538130254

    As the most influential and powerful country on the entire continent of Africa, an understanding of South Africa's past and its present trends is crucial in appreciating where South Africans are going to, and from where they have come. South Africa…

  • The State, Counterinsurgency, and Political Policing in Colonial and Postcolonial Malawi, 1891-1994

    The State, Counterinsurgency, and Political Policing in Colonial and Postcolonial Malawi, 1891-1994
    av Paul Chiudza Banda

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793614995

    Using the longue duree approach and the political economy approach, The State, Counterinsurgency, and Political Policing in Colonial and Postcolonial Malawi, 1891-1994 studies Malawi's colonial and post-colonial history. Malawi is a former British P…

  • Guerrilla Radios in Southern Africa

    Guerrilla Radios in Southern Africa

    Inbunden - 2020 - Nederländska - ISBN: 9781786615602

    Guerrilla Radios in Southern Africa is a collection of essays on the histories of the different radios of the liberation movements in the region during the era of the armed struggle. From Angola and Mozambique, to Namibia, Zimbabwe and South Africa,…

  • Wildlife of the Okavango

    Wildlife of the Okavango
    av Duncan Butchart

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781775843382

    A remarkable variety of animals and plants occur in the magnificent wilderness region surrounding the Okavango Delta. This guide to the more common and conspicuous wildlife of Moremi, Chobe, Mudumo and other sanctuaries of northern Botswana and Nami…

  • How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs

    How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs
    av Mark Collier, Bill Manley

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714119106

    A practical teach-yourself course on ancient Egyptian hieroglyph for the general reader. In this text, the grammar of ancient Egypt is introduced using the inscriptions found on monuments, with an emphasis on learning to read and translate accuratel…

  • The Postcolonial Subject in Transit

    The Postcolonial Subject in Transit

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498563857

    The Postcolonial Subject in Transit presents in-depth analyses of the complex transitional migratory identities evident in emerging African diasporic writings. It provides insights into the hybridity of the migrant experience, where the migrant stru…

  • The Postcolonial Subject in Transit

    The Postcolonial Subject in Transit

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498563833

    The Postcolonial Subject in Transit presents in-depth analyses of the complex transitional migratory identities evident in emerging African diasporic writings. It provides insights into the hybridity of the migrant experience, where the migrant stru…

  • Lonely Planet Southern Africa

    Lonely Planet Southern Africa
    av Lonely Planet

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786570413

    Clamber up the world's oldest sand dunes in Sossusvlei, step back in time on Mozambique Island, or enjoy world-class wildlife-watching in Etosha National Park; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Southern Africa and begin you…

  • The Girl Who Smiled Beads

    The Girl Who Smiled Beads
    av Clemantine Wamariya

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786090508

    A riveting story of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save us When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. She didn't know why her parents began talking in whispers, or why her neighbours started di…

  • Reinventing Sustainability

    Reinventing Sustainability
    av Erika Guttmann-Bond

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785709920

    There have been many books written about what we can learn from the failures of the past, but I want to take a more optimistic view, focussing on what we have to learn from past successes. This book is about sustainable agriculture and architecture…

  • Army At Dawn

    Army At Dawn
    av Rick Atkinson

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349116365

    * First volume of Rick Atkinson's monumental trilogy about the Liberation of Europe in the Second World War. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History 2003.

  • Orange BlossomHoney

    Orange BlossomHoney
    av John Gregory-Smith

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857834157

    A culinary journey across Morocco, exploring little known local dishes and classic flavours.

  • South African Air Force Fighter Colors

    South African Air Force Fighter Colors
    av Piet van Schalkwyk

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788360672303

    In the early stages of World War Two, the Italian Forces in Abyssinia, East Africa, consisting of 200,000 troops and nearly 400 aircraft constituted a grave threat to Kenya and the Sudan. To meet this threat three South African Air Force (SAAF) figh…

  • In the Footsteps of Zarafa, First Giraffe in France

    In the Footsteps of Zarafa, First Giraffe in France
    av Olivier Lebleu

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538142240

    This engaging account traces the remarkable history of France's first giraffe, a diplomatic gift from Egyptian Pasha Muhammed-Ali to King Charles X in 1826. "Zarafa," taken by boat from Egypt to Marseilles and walked all the way to Paris, was accomp…

  • In the Footsteps of Zarafa, First Giraffe in France

    In the Footsteps of Zarafa, First Giraffe in France
    av Olivier Lebleu

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538142233

    This engaging account traces the remarkable history of France's first giraffe, a diplomatic gift from Egyptian Pasha Muhammed-Ali to King Charles X in 1826. "Zarafa," taken by boat from Egypt to Marseilles and walked all the way to Paris, was accomp…

  • Invisibility in African Displacements

    Invisibility in African Displacements

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786999191

    African migrants have become increasingly demonised in public debate and political rhetoric. There is much speculation about the incentives and trajectories of Africans on the move, and often these speculations are implicitly or overtly geared towar…

  • An Introduction to the Literature of eSwatini

    An Introduction to the Literature of eSwatini
    av Kerry Vincent

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498577953

    This book is the first comprehensive introduction to the literature of eSwatini. It details a literary trajectory that begins with renditions of the country by early travelers and settlers and follows with the emergence of a national literature that…

  • Malawi

    Malawi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786995865

    It is no small feat for a book to bring together the expertise of internationally renowned sociologists, economists, political scientists, and geographers, of specialists in fields like public administration and governance, public health, education,…

  • Social Media and Politics in Africa

    Social Media and Politics in Africa

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786994974

    The smartphone and social media have transformed Africa, allowing people across the continent to share ideas, organise, and participate in politics like never before. While both activists and governments alike have turned to social media as a new fo…

  • Somalia

    Somalia
    av Al J. Venter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526707949

    When the world held its breath It is 25 years since the end of the Cold War, now a generation old. It began over 75 years ago, in 1944 long before the last shots of the Second World War had echoed across the wastelands of Eastern Europe with the bru…

  • Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh

    Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh
    av Lonely Planet

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786570369

    Pocket Marrakesh is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Plunge headfirst into the mapcap mayhem of Djemaa el-Fna, reflect on the beauty of Ali ben Youssef Medersa, spe…

  • Historical Dictionary of the Central African Republic

    Historical Dictionary of the Central African Republic
    av Richard Bradshaw

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810879911

    The Central African Republic (CAR) came into existence on 1 December 1958 as a semi-autonomous member state of the Communaute (French Community), meaning that France still controlled its currency, defense, foreign affairs and national security. The…

  • Women and the Nigeria-Biafra War

    Women and the Nigeria-Biafra War

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793617842

    This first comprehensive study of the Nigeria-Biafra War (1967-1970) through the lens of gender explores the valiant and gallant ways women carried out old and new responsibilities in wartime and immediate postwar Nigeria. The book presents women as…

  • Blackness in Morocco

    Blackness in Morocco
    av Cynthia J. Becker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517909390

    A groundbreaking study of Blackness in Morocco through the lens of visual representation For more than thirteen centuries, caravans transported millions of enslaved people from Africa south of the Sahara into what is now the Kingdom of Morocco. Toda…

  • Blackness in Morocco

    Blackness in Morocco
    av Cynthia J. Becker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517909383

    A groundbreaking study of Blackness in Morocco through the lens of visual representation For more than thirteen centuries, caravans transported millions of enslaved people from Africa south of the Sahara into what is now the Kingdom of Morocco. Toda…

  • War Lord

    War Lord
    av John Oakes

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398107786

    Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar leads an army that controls most of Libya, stands at the gates of Tripoli and is threatening to overthrow the Government of National Accord. Backed by the powerful Libyan tribes, Khalifa Haftar has also won the backing o…

  • Political Parties and National Integration in Tropical Africa

    Political Parties and National Integration in Tropical Africa

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520306769

    The essays in this book focus attention on the role of political groups in the new functioning and development of the new African societies and the political systems of which they are a part. The authors, all recognized authorities, have sought to i…

  • Political Parties and National Integration in Tropical Africa

    Political Parties and National Integration in Tropical Africa

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520358102

    The essays in this book focus attention on the role of political groups in the new functioning and development of the new African societies and the political systems of which they are a part. The authors, all recognized authorities, have sought to i…

  • Healing from Genocide in Rwanda

    Healing from Genocide in Rwanda
    av Dr. Susan Viguers

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613321355

    Healing from Genocide in Rwanda demonstrates the power of art in the service of healing, and is a testimony to responsive community process in a highly sensitive environment. The work immerses readers in the stories of two Rwandans who as small chil…

  • Healing from Genocide in Rwanda

    Healing from Genocide in Rwanda
    av Dr. Susan Viguers

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781613321348

    Healing from Genocide in Rwanda demonstrates the power of art in the service of healing, and is a testimony to responsive community process in a highly sensitive environment. The work immerses readers in the stories of two Rwandans who as small chil…

  • Black Womanism in South Africa

    Black Womanism in South Africa
    av Janet Hodgson

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781928246398

    Tells the inspiring story of Emma Sandile (1842-1892) - Princess Emma, as she was known in southern African colonial circles - in a narrative that reads like a novel, but is all true, based on archival sources and extensive fieldwork.

  • Dying to Count

    Dying to Count
    av Siri Suh

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978804555

  • Resistance

    Resistance
    av Shane Moran

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793628411

    In Resistance: Sol Plaatje and South Africa, Shane Moran studies Sol Plaatje, the founding secretary of what was to become the African National Congress (ANC), and his work within the context of colonial politics and resistance. Arguing for a return…

  • Promise

    Promise
    av Damon Galgut

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784744069

    A masterpiece of a family in crisis from twice Booker-shortlisted author Damon Galgut'Emotionally powerful and thrilling,' Gabriel Byrne'A literary masterpiece' Sarah HallThe Promise charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living…

  • Miriam Tlali

    Miriam Tlali
    av Pumla Dineo Gqola

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780796925626

    Miriam Tlali was a novelist, short story writer, playwright, essayist, and an activist against apartheid and patriarchal confinement. She worked consistently to build literary and political community, was one of the founders of Staffrider magazine,…

  • Narrative, Identity and Ethics in Postcolonial Kenya

    Narrative, Identity and Ethics in Postcolonial Kenya
    av Eleanor Tiplady Higgs

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350129801

    Can a Christian organization with colonial roots work towards reproductive justice for Kenyan women and resist sexist interpretations of Christianity? How does a women's organization in Africa navigate controversial ethical dilemmas, while dealing w…

  • Economic Diversification in Nigeria

    Economic Diversification in Nigeria
    av Zainab Usman

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786993946

    Having enjoyed over a decade of rapid economic growth, as well as reaping billions of dollars in oil earnings, Nigeria was once the exemplar of the 'Africa Rising' narrative. But the persistence of stark inequality, as well the collapse of global oi…

  • Homecoming

    Homecoming
    av Luan Goldie

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008314668

    THE BEAUTIFUL NEW NOVEL FROM THE COSTA SHORT STORY AWARD WINNER AND AUTHOR OF WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION LONGLISTED AND BBC RADIO 2 BOOK CLUB PICK NIGHTINGALE POINT'A sharp, funny, wonderful writer' Diana Evans, bestselling author of Ordinary People'…

  • Governing in the Shadows

    Governing in the Shadows

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787385740

    This book traces three decades of securitisation in Angola. As a governing strategy during war and peacetime, it muted the aspirations of those on opposing sides, distorted the state, emboldened elites and redefined the identity of Angolans. Through…

  • Renewing Workers' Education

    Renewing Workers' Education

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780796925817

    Focuses on educational forms created by workers for workers. The book extends beyond trade unions to include the range of educational initiatives aimed at the working class more generally, including working class women, casual and informal sector wo…

  • The Fortune Men

    The Fortune Men
    av Nadifa Mohamed

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241466940

    'Chilling and utterly compelling, The Fortune Men shines an essential light on a much-neglected period of our national life' Sathnam Sanghera, author of Empireland Mahmood Mattan is a fixture in Cardiff's Tiger Bay, 1952, which bustles with Somali a…

  • All the Roads Are Open

    All the Roads Are Open
    av Annemarie Schwarzenbach

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428226

    In June 1939 Annemarie Schwarzenbach and fellow writer Ella Maillart set out from Geneva in a Ford, heading for Afghanistan. The first women to travel Afghanistan's Northern Road, they fled the storm brewing in Europe to seek a place untouched by wh…

  • Botswana

    Botswana
    av Chris McIntyre

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784770938

    This new edition of Bradt's Botswana remains the only full-blown, standalone guide to one of Africa's most popular and rewarding safari destinations. Acclaimed by tour operators and travel writers alike, this is the only guide to focus on the most p…

  • Lonely Planet Africa

    Lonely Planet Africa
    av Lonely Planet

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786571526

    Wander the cobbled streets and graceful pracas rimmed by once grand churches and stately colonial-era buildings, against a backdrop of turquoise seas, on the Unesco-listed Mozambique Island; drink your way around whitewashed Cape Dutch architecture…

  • The Mande Blacksmiths

    The Mande Blacksmiths
    av Patrick McNaughton

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207982

    " . . . finely crafted scholarship. Elegant and graceful, yet packed with knowledge and information, it embodies the aesthetic qualities which it describes and explores." -American Ethnologist"The text is detailed and informative, and enjoyable read…

  • Wild Girls

    Wild Girls
    av Phoebe Morgan

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008406967

    FOUR FRIENDS. A LUXURY RETREAT. IT'S GOING TO BE MURDER. 'A hugely entertaining thriller that turns a dream holiday into a nightmare... The Wild Girlsis fast-paced and verysatisfying'Jane Casey, Sunday Timesbestselling author of The Cutting Place

  • Rebels and Robbers. Violence in Post-colonial Angola

    Rebels and Robbers. Violence in Post-colonial Angola
    av Assis Malaquias

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789171065803

    Rebels and Robbers is about the political economy of violence in post-colonial Angola. This book provides the first comprehensive attempt at analyzing how the military and non-military dynamics of more than four decades of conflict created the struc…