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Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora
By Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674030688, isbn: 9780674030688,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
This bold, innovative book promises to radically alter our understanding of the Atlantic slave trade, and the depths of its horrors. Stephanie E. Smallwood offers a penetrating look at the process of enslavement from its African origins through the Middle Passage and into the American slave market.Smallwood's story is animated by deep research and gives us a startlingly graphic experience of the slave trade from the vantage point of the slaves themselves. Ultimately, Saltwater Slavery details ho

History of Africa
By Red Globe Press
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mpn: 33131893, ean: 9781137504036, isbn: 113750403X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
This fourth edition of this best-selling core history textbook offers a richly illustrated, single volume, narrative introduction to African history, from a hugely respected authority in the field. The market-leading range of illustrated material from prior editions is now further improved, featuring not only additional and redrawn maps and a refreshed selection of photographs, but the addition of full colour to make these even more instructive, evocative and attractive.  Already hugely popular

Postcolonial Italy: Challenging National Homogeneity (Italian and Italian American Studies)
By Brand: Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9781137281456, isbn: 1137281456,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
This volume constitutes a multidisciplinary intervention into the emerging field of postcolonial studies in Italy, bringing together cultural and social history, critical and political theory, literary and cinematic analyses, ethnomusicology and cultural studies, anthropological fieldwork, and race, gender, diaspora, and urban studies.Used Book in Good Condition.

Origins of Pan-Africanism (Routledge Studies in Modern British History)
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415633239, isbn: 0415633230,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Origins of Pan-Africanism: Henry Sylvester Williams, Africa, and the African Diaspora recounts the life story of the pioneering Henry Sylvester Williams, an unknown Trinidadian son of an immigrant carpenter in the late-19th and early 20th century. Williams, then a student in Britain, organized the African Association in 1897, and the first-ever Pan-African Conference in 1900. He is thus the progenitor of the OAU/AU. Some of those who attended went on to work in various pan-African organizations

Archives, Objects, Places and Landscapes: Multidisciplinary approaches to Decolonised Zimbabwean Pasts
By Langaa RPCIG
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ean: 9789956764198, isbn: 9956764191,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Dissatisfaction has matured in Africa and elsewhere around the fact that often, the dominant frameworks for interpreting the continent’s past are not rooted on the continent’s value system and philosophy. This creates knowledge that does not make sense especially to local communities. The big question therefore is can Africans develop theories that can contribute towards the interpretation of the African past, using their own experiences? Framed within a concept revision substrate, the colle

Manna from Athos: The Issue of Frequent Communion on the Holy Mountain in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries (Byzantine and Neohellenic Studies)
By Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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mpn: 24475439, ean: 9783039107223, isbn: 3039107224,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
This book contains the first complete English translation, fully annotated, of the treatise Concerning Frequent Communion, commonly attributed to Sts. Makarios of Corinth and Nikodemos the Hagiorite, the compilers of the Philokalia. This pivotal treatise, by two central figures in the Kollyvades movement, which originated on Mount Athos in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, addresses a somewhat less well-known corollary issue in Orthodox spirituality, that of frequent Communion.

The Sultan's Yemen: 19th-Century Challenges to Ottoman Rule (Library of Ottoman Studies)
By Brand: I. B. Tauris
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mpn: maps, ean: 9781860647673, isbn: 1860647677,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
When the Ottoman empire restored direct rule over Yemen, it resulted in an onslaught of foreign encroachments by British and Italian client tribes and chieftans in the Arabian peninsula. In this concise account of the history of the political rivalries confronting Ottoman Yemen, Caesar E. Farah delineates the various military campaigns to regain control over Yemen, while providing valuable insight into the process of pacification in this critical corner of Arabia.Used Book in Good Condition.

Chatsworth: The Making of a South African Township
By University Of KwaZulu-Natal Press
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mpn: 16 pages in full colour, 12 page black a, ean: 9781869142551, isbn: 1869142551,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
In 1960, apartheid's planners created the 'Indian' township of Chatsworth, evicting people from established neighborhoods around Durban and forcibly settling them into the grid of a modern racial ghetto. Making a home within this architecture of exclusion, along streets without names, tens of thousands of new residents began building new lives and new communities, developing an urban space with a unique cultural vibrancy born of creativity and economic struggle. With the dismantling of 'Group Ar

Swahili: A Foundation for Speaking, Reading, and Writing - Second Edition
By University Press of America
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mpn: 22260997, ean: 9780761809722, isbn: 9780761809722,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
This is a comprehensive manual intended to teach students the basics of communicating in Swahili at an elementary level.University Press of America.

Nile Valley Contributions to Civilization (Exploding the Myths)
By Brand: Inst of Karmic Guidance
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mpn: 9780924944031, ean: 9780924944031, isbn: 092494403X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Tony Browder's book, Nile Valley Contributions To Civilization, is about correctinf some of these misconceptions so the reader, in fact, cane be introduced to a Nile Valley Civilizations in order to understand its role as the parent of future civilizations.Used Book in Good Condition.

Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880
By Free Press
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mpn: 9780684856575, ean: 9780684856575, isbn: 0684856573,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
The pioneering work in the study of the role of Black Americans during Reconstruction by the most influential Black intellectual of his time.This pioneering work was the first full-length study of the role black Americans played in the crucial period after the Civil War, when the slaves had been freed and the attempt was made to reconstruct American society. Hailed at the time, Black Reconstruction in America 1860–1880 has justly been called a classic.Free Press.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Morocco
By DK Eyewitness Travel
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mpn: 34691501, ean: 9780241360101, isbn: 0241360102,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
DK Eyewitness travel guides: award-winning guidebooksDiscover Morocco with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this spellbinding country before you've even packed your case - explore the fascinating cities of Meknès, Fès, and Volubilis, get lost in the bustling medina of Marrakech, hike the road less travelled in the Atlas Mountains, or simply relax in the the pretty fishing village of Essaouira. The DK Eyewitness Guide to Moroc

Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History (Graphic History Series)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780190238742, isbn: 0190238747,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
Winner of the James Harvey Robinson Prize from the American Historical Association--and widely acclaimed by educators and students--Abina and the Important Men, Second Edition, is a compelling and powerfully illustrated ''graphic history'' based on an 1876 court transcript of a West African woman named Abina, who was wrongfully enslaved and took her case to court. The book is a microhistory that does much more than simply depict an event in the past; it uses the power of illustration to convey i

Stronger than Death: How Annalena Tonelli Defied Terror and Tuberculosis in the Horn of Africa
By Plough Publishing House
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ean: 9780874862515, isbn: 0874862515,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Think Mother Jones meets Mother Teresa, in Mogadishu.Amid a volatile mix of disease, war, and religious fundamentalism in the Horn of Africa, what difference could one woman make? Annalena Tonelli left behind career, family, and homeland anyway, moving to a remote Muslim village in northern Kenya to live among its outcasts – desert nomads dying of tuberculosis, history’s deadliest disease.“I am nobody,” she always insisted. Yet by the time she was killed for her work three decades later

Libya and the West: From Independence to Lockerbie
By Brand: I. B. Tauris
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ean: 9781860649882, isbn: 1860649882,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
This book describes the principal events which have shaped contemporary Libya, from independence to the Lockerbie affair. It reviews Libya's independence process, its territorial disputes with neighbors, the many abuses of human rights perpetrated by the Qadhafi regime, state terrorism and the US manipulation of the United Nations in its confrontation with Libya.Used Book in Good Condition.

Gender Epistemologies in Africa: Gendering Traditions, Spaces, Social Institutions, and Identities
By Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9781349384754, isbn: 1349384755,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
This volume brings together a variety of studies that are engaged with notions of gender in different African localities, institutions and historical time periods. The objective is to expand empirical and theoretical studies that take seriously the idea that in order to understand gender and gender relations in Africa, we must start with Africa.

Africa in Global History with Sources (First Edition)
By W. W. Norton & Company
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mpn: 29669834, ean: 9780393927573, isbn: 0393927571,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
A NEW narrative history by a leading scholar places Africa in a global context Award-winning historian Robert Harms offers a contemporary history of Africa―one that reflects the continent’s cultural richness and diversity while presenting its history in a global context. A chronological narrative covers the origins of humankind to the present, focusing on similarities and differences across regions and the continent as a whole. A stunning full-color design engages the reader with primary sou

Handbook of African Medicinal Plants
By CRC Press
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mpn: 94 colour illustrations, 7 black & white, ean: 9781466571976, isbn: 1466571977,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
With over 50,000 distinct species in sub-Saharan Africa alone, the African continent is endowed with an enormous wealth of plant resources. While more than 25 percent of known species have been used for several centuries in traditional African medicine for the prevention and treatment of diseases, Africa remains a minor player in the global natural products market largely due to lack of practical information. This updated and expanded second edition of the Handbook of African Medicinal Plants pr

Coups and Revolutions: Mass Mobilization, the Egyptian Military, and the United States from Mubarak to Sisi
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780190071455, isbn: 0190071451,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
In 2011, Egypt witnessed more protests than any other country in the world. Counter to the received narrative, Amy Austin Holmes argues that the ousting of Mubarak in 2011 did not represent the culmination of a revolution or the beginning of a transition period, but rather the beginning of a revolutionary process that would unfold in three waves, followed by two waves of counterrevolution. This book offers the first analysis of both the revolution and counterrevolution in Egypt from January 2011

Longman Companion to Slavery, Emancipation and Civil Rights
By Brand: Routledge
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780582404373, isbn: 9780582404373,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
This Companion provides the essential background to the defining fate of the African diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean from the 15th to the 20th centuries. Central to the book are detailed chronologies on the development and decline of the slave trade, slavery in colonial North and South America, the Caribbean and the United States, movements for emancipation, and the progress of black civil rights. Separate sections look at the long-running resistance against slavery and the black civi

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