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  • Shake Hands With The Devil

    Shake Hands With The Devil
    av Romeo Dallaire

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099478935

    Thirteen months after Lt-Gen Romeo went to serve as force commander of the UN intervention in Rwanda in 1993, he flew home broken, disillusioned and suicidal, having witnessed the slaughter of 800,000 Rwandans. This book takes us on a return voyage…

  • How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child

    How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child
    av Sandra Uwiringiyimana, Abigail Pesta

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062470157

    Junior Library Guild Selection * New York Public Library's Best Books for Teens * Goodreads Choice Awards Nonfiction Finalist * Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books for Teens: Nonfiction * 2018 Texas Topaz Nonfiction List * YALSA's 2018 Q…

  • Rwanda

    Rwanda
    av Susan Thomson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300197396

    A sobering study of the troubled African nation, both pre- and post-genocide, and its uncertain future The brutal civil war between Hutu and Tutsi factions in Rwanda ended in 1994 when the Rwandan Patriotic Front came to power and embarked on an amb…

  • Defeat is the Only Bad News

    Defeat is the Only Bad News
    av Alison Liebhafsky Des Forges

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299281441

    A Rwandan proverb says "Defeat is the only bad news." For Rwandans living under colonial rule, winning called not only for armed confrontation, but also for a battle of wits-and not only with foreigners, but also with each other. In Defeat Is the On…

  • Vittnet som vägrade tiga

    Vittnet som vägrade tiga
    av Birger Thureson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188247308

    Berättelsen om den svenske baptistmissionären E.V. Sjöblom och hans djärva kamp för att stoppa kung Leopold II:s människoslakt i Kongo.”Under många år var det endast en Kongomissionär, en enda, som vågade med sin själ i brand av passionerad vr…

  • How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child

    How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child
    av Sandra Uwiringiyimana, Abigail Pesta

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062470140

    Junior Library Guild Selection * New York Public Library's Best Books for Teens * Goodreads Choice Awards Nonfiction Finalist * Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books for Teens: Nonfiction * 2018 Texas Topaz Nonfiction List * YALSA's 2018 Q…

  • Congo Solo

    Congo Solo
    av Emily Hahn

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773539044

    A woman who lived life on her own terms, Hahn was an unknown and struggling writer when Congo Solo was published. Here - restored to the form she had intended - is Hahn's unforgettable narrative, a vivid, provocative, and at times disturbing first-h…

  • Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga

    Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga
    av Pamela Newkirk

    CD-bok - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681410616

    In 1904, Ota Benga, a young Congolese "pygmy" - a person of petite stature - arrived from central Africa and was featured in an anthropology exhibit at the St. Louis World's Fair. Two years later, the New York Zoological Gardens displayed him in its…

  • How Dare the Sun Rise Lib/E: Memoirs of a War Child

    How Dare the Sun Rise Lib/E: Memoirs of a War Child

    CD-bok - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538417584

    Junior Library Guild Selection * New York Public Library's Best Books for Teens * Goodreads Choice Awards Nonfiction Finalist * Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books for Teens: Nonfiction * 2018 Texas Topaz Nonfiction List * YALSA's 2018 Q…

  • The Congo

    The Congo
    av Leo Zeilig

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842774847

    Since well before Henry Morgan Stanley's fabled encounter with David Livingstone on the shore on Lake Tanganyika in the late 19th century and his subsequent collaboration with King Leopold of Belgium in looting the country of its mineral wealth, the…

  • The Land beyond the Mists

    The Land beyond the Mists
    av David Newbury

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821418758

    The horrific tragedies of Central Africa in the 1990s riveted the attention of the world. But these crises did not occur in a historical vacuum. By peering through the mists of the past, the case studies presented in The Land Beyond the Mists illust…

  • The Land beyond the Mists

    The Land beyond the Mists
    av David Newbury

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821418741

    The horrific tragedies of Central Africa in the 1990s riveted the attention of the world. But these crises did not occur in a historical vacuum. By peering through the mists of the past, the case studies presented in The Land Beyond the Mists illust…

  • Historical Dictionary of Burundi

    Historical Dictionary of Burundi
    av Ellen K. Eggers, Warren Weinstein, Ellen K. Eggers

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810832619

    Containing entries on important national figures, political parties, and the military, this text aims to give the reader a perspective from which to continue study into the development of Burundi.

  • The Kongo Kingdom

    The Kongo Kingdom

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108474184

    The Kongo kingdom, which arose in the Atlantic Coast region of West-Central Africa, is a famous emblem of Africa's past yet little is still known of its origins and early history. This book sheds new light on that all important period and goes on to…

  • Kings and Clans

    Kings and Clans
    av David Newbury

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299128944

    This book questions the assumption that ""clans"", as traditionally defined by anthropologists and historians, are static structures that hamper political centralization. By reconstructing the history of kings and clans in the Kivu Rift Valley at a…

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    av Joseph R. Oppong

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791092491

    The information-packed volumes in this series provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture while taking readers on a voyage of discovery to far-away lands.

  • Dangerous Diplomacy

    Dangerous Diplomacy
    av Herman T. Salton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198733591

    Dangerous Diplomacy reassesses the role of the UN Secretariat during the Rwandan genocide. With the help of new sources, including the personal diaries and private papers of the late Sir Marrack Goulding-an Under-Secretary-General from 1988 to 1997…

  • The Ponds of Kalambayi

    The Ponds of Kalambayi
    av Mike Tidwell

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558214477

    A hilarious and wrenching memoir from a Peace Corps volunteer in Zaire.

  • A Nervous State

    A Nervous State
    av Nancy Rose Hunt

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822359463

    In A Nervous State, Nancy Rose Hunt considers the afterlives of violence and harm in King Leopold's Congo Free State. Discarding catastrophe as narrative form, she instead brings alive a history of colonial nervousness. This mood suffused medical in…

  • A Nervous State

    A Nervous State
    av Nancy Rose Hunt

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822359654

    In A Nervous State, Nancy Rose Hunt considers the afterlives of violence and harm in King Leopold's Congo Free State. Discarding catastrophe as narrative form, she instead brings alive a history of colonial nervousness. This mood suffused medical in…

  • Efe Pygmies

    Efe Pygmies
    av William Wheeler

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847821624

    "Efe Pygmies" is a portrait of an endangered people and place. This volume presents a visual portrayal of the Efe pygmies of the Congo, the world's oldest pure-blooded ethnic group and one of its most remote. Through this book's photography and text…

  • Gender and Decolonization in the Congo

    Gender and Decolonization in the Congo
    av K. Bouwer

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230615571

    Patrice Lumumba s legacy continues to fire the imagination of politicians, activists, and artists. But women have been missing from accounts of the Congo s decolonization. What new ideals of masculinity and femininity were generated in this struggle…

  • The Dangerous Journey

    The Dangerous Journey
    av Andre Droogers

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789027933577

  • African Exploits

    African Exploits
    av William G. Stairs, Roy MacLaren, William G. Stairs

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773516403

    Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Stairs (1863-1892) attended the Royal Military College in Kingston before being commissioned in the British army. Wearied of peacetime soldiering, he volunteered in 1887 to participate in Sir Henry M. Stanley…

  • Imagining the Congo

    Imagining the Congo
    av K. Dunn

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403961600

    Understanding the current civil war in the Congo requires an examination of how the Congo's identity has been imagined over time. Imagining the Congo historicizes and contextualizes the constructions of the Congo's identity in order to analyze the p…

  • Belgium and the Congo, 1885-1980

    Belgium and the Congo, 1885-1980
    av Guy Vanthemsche

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521194211

    While the impact of a colonising metropole on subjected territories has been widely scrutinized, the effect of empire on the colonising country has long been neglected. Recently, many studies have examined the repercussions of their respective empir…

  • Death in the Congo

    Death in the Congo
    av Emmanuel Gerard

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674725270

    Death in the Congo is a gripping account of a murder that became one of the defining events in postcolonial African history. It is no less the story of the untimely death of a national dream, a hope-filled vision very different from what the war-rav…

  • Long Journeys

    Long Journeys
    av Sarah Mckee Burnside

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780976800743

    Offers an answer to people who have asked the author, What was it like to grow up in Africa? This title contains stories about home from different perspectives, long before the Congo became independent in 1960.

  • Burundi inifrån : "När folk väl har börjat döda varandra är det svårt att få dem att sluta"

    Burundi inifrån : "När folk väl har börjat döda varandra är det svårt att få dem att sluta"
    av Anna Roxvall, Johan Persson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198375107

    Våren 2015 är det lilla afrikanska landet Burundi en världsnyhet.I strid med konstitutionen planerar presidenten att ställa upp för omval till en tredje mandatperiod, och nu vibrerar gatorna av folkliga protester. Så väcks hoppet om att Burundi ska…

  • Mucka inte med Trolldoktorn : information om vikten av att anpassa sig

    Mucka inte med Trolldoktorn : information om vikten av att anpassa sig
    av Christian Braunstein, Stig von Bayer

    Häftad - 2009 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789185609062

    Svartkonstens och magins roll i våra dagars afrikanska samhälle har för oss västerlänningar än i våra dagar en underskattad roll."Trolldoktorerna" eller "Häxdoktorernas" inflytande över individen är större än vi tror. För etablera ett förtroendefull…

  • Hutu Rebels

    Hutu Rebels
    av Anna Hedlund

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812251449

    In 1994, almost one million ethnic Tutsis were killed in the genocide in Rwanda. In the aftermath of the genocide, some of the top-echelon Hutu officers who had organized it fled Rwanda to the eastern Congo (DRC) and set up a new base for military o…

  • Crown and Ritual

    Crown and Ritual
    av Zdenka Volavka

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802042279

    One day, more than twenty years ago, Zdenka Volavka found a lost treasure: the investiture regalia of the African kingdom of Ngoyo, dating from the Iron Age of the second millennium. The plaited copper crown or mpu, turned upside-down and filled wit…

  • The Kongolese Saint Anthony

    The Kongolese Saint Anthony
    av John Thornton

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521596497

    This book tells the story of the Christian religious movement led by Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita in the Kingdom of Kongo from 1704 until her death, by burning at the stake, in 1706. Beatriz, a young woman, claimed to be possessed by St Anthony, argued t…

  • The Kongolese Saint Anthony

    The Kongolese Saint Anthony
    av John Thornton

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521593700

    This book tells the story of the Christian religious movement led by Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita in the Kingdom of Kongo from 1704 until her death, by burning at the stake, in 1706. Beatriz, a young woman, claimed to be possessed by St Anthony, argued t…

  • The History of Congo

    The History of Congo
    av Didier Gondola

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313316968

    This book begins with a survey of Congo's early history, when diverse peoples such as the Luba, the Kuba, and the Nilotic inhabited the area, and continues by tracing the country's history through the Belgian period of colonization and the dictators…

  • The Eyes of Another Race

    The Eyes of Another Race
    av Sir Roger Casement

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900621984

    In 1903, Roger Casement, then a British consul, left his consular base on the Lower Congo River and made a journey through the regions of the Upper Congo to investigate at first hand reports of alleged atrocities. His subsequent report was a crucial…

  • The Eyes of Another Race

    The Eyes of Another Race
    av Sir Roger Casement

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900621991

    In 1903, Roger Casement, then a British consul, left his consular base on the Lower Congo River and made a journey through the regions of the Upper Congo to investigate at first hand reports of alleged atrocities. His subsequent report was a crucial…

  • Naming Colonialism

    Naming Colonialism
    av Osumaka Likaka

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299233648

    What's in a name? As Osumaka Likaka argues in this illuminating study, the names that Congolese villagers gave to European colonizers reveal much about how Africans experienced and reacted to colonialism. The arrival of explorers, missionaries, admi…

  • Spectacle

    Spectacle
    av Pamela Newkirk

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062201003

    2016 NAACP Image Award Winner Winner of the 2016 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Nonfiction An award-winning journalist reveals a little-known and shameful episode in American history, when an African man was used as a human zoo exhibit-a shocking st…

  • Antecedents to Modern Rwanda

    Antecedents to Modern Rwanda
    av J. Vansina

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299201241

    To understand the genocide and other dramatic events of Rwanda's recent past, one must understand the history of the earlier realm. Jan Vansina provides a critique of the history recorded by early missionaries and court historians and provides a bot…

  • Antecedents to Modern Rwanda

    Antecedents to Modern Rwanda
    av J. Vansina

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299201203

    To understand the genocide and other dramatic events of Rwanda's recent past, one must understand the history of the earlier realm. Jan Vansina provides a critique of the history recorded by early missionaries and court historians and provides a bot…

  • The Kanyok of Zaire

    The Kanyok of Zaire
    av John C. Yoder

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521412988

    In this study John Yoder chronicles the history of the Kanyok, a people from the southern savanna of Zaire, from before 1500 until their incorporation into the Congo Free State in the 1890s. By analyzing their oral histories, myths, and legends, he…

  • Re-Imagining Rwanda

    Re-Imagining Rwanda
    av Johan Pottier

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521813662

    Pottier examines how a persuasive analysis of the situation in Rwanda exacerbated the original crisis. (African studies 102)

  • Culture and Customs of Rwanda

    Culture and Customs of Rwanda
    av Julius O. Adekunle

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313331770

    Rwanda has been in the news for the genocide of 1994 and its aftermath. This volume exposes Western readers to the fuller picture of Rwanda. Early European travelers attested to Rwanda's beauty, describing it variously as the Switzerland of Africa a…

  • Historical Dictionary of Zaire

    Historical Dictionary of Zaire
    av F. Scott Bobb

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810821095

  • The Congo Free State and the New Imperialism

    The Congo Free State and the New Imperialism
    av Kevin Grant

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781457650895

    Providing an overview of the Congolese peoples and who they lived, Congo Free State and the New Imperialism helps you understand how the Congo Free State played a role in shaping history.

  • Colonialism in the Congo Basin, 1880-1940

    Colonialism in the Congo Basin, 1880-1940
    av Samuel H. Nelson

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780896801806

    This exceptional study of the Mongo people of the upper Congo River basin focuses on the evolution of Mongo work patterns from the period of the late nineteenth century to 1940, the high-water mark of the colonial period. It brings new evidence from…

  • Historical Dictionary of Rwanda

    Historical Dictionary of Rwanda
    av Learthen Dorsey

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810828209

    An extensive survey of political, social, and economic events in Rwanda from antiquity to the present.

  • Britain and the Congo in the Nineteenth Century.

    Britain and the Congo in the Nineteenth Century.
    av Roger Anstey

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313233661

    A microcosmic study of nineteenth century British imperialism.

  • Dancing in the Glory of Monsters

    Dancing in the Glory of Monsters
    av Jason Stearns

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391078

    A Best Book of the Year- The Economist & the Wall Street Journal At the heart of Africa is the Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal war in which millions have died. I…

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    av Jay Heale

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781502636386

  • Kung Leopolds vålnad : om girighet, terror och hjältemod i det koloniala Afrika

    Kung Leopolds vålnad : om girighet, terror och hjältemod i det koloniala Afrika
    av Adam Hochschild
    (3 recensioner)

    Pocket - 2001 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173248501

    Kung Leopolds Vålnad är den sanna berättelsen om ett av de största folkmorden i modern tid, men också historien om några få modiga män som vågar protestera och får omvärlden att reagera. Motståndet leder fram till 1900-talets första människorättsrör…

  • Catastrophe and Creation

    Catastrophe and Creation
    av K. Elkholm Friedmann

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783718651863

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Re-Imagining Rwanda

    Re-Imagining Rwanda
    av Johan Pottier

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521528733

    The tragic conflict in Rwanda and the Great Lakes in 1994-1996 attracted the horrified attention of the world's media. Journalists, diplomats and aid workers struggled to find a way to make sense of the bloodshed. Johan Pottier's troubling study sho…