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The Zulus at War

by Adrian Greaves & Xolani Mkhize Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

By tracing the long and turbulent history of the Zulus from their arrival in South Africa and the establishment of Zululand, The Zulus at War is an important and readable addition to this popular subject area....


Islam in Africa South of the Sahara: Essays in Gender Relations and Political Reform

by Pade Badru & Brigid M. Sackey Scarecrow Press (May 16, 2013)

Islam in Africa South of the Sahara: Essays in Gender Relations and Political Reform draws together contributions from scholars that focus on changes taking place in the practice of the religion and their effects...


Historical Dictionary of Lesotho

by Scott Rosenberg & Richard F. Weisfelder Scarecrow Press (May 28, 2013)

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Lesotho covers the full scope of Lesotho’s ancient, colonial, and independence eras. It gives greater emphasis to the more recent period and brings the book...


Historical Dictionary of Burkina Faso

by Lawrence Rupley, Lamissa Bangali & Boureima Diamitani Scarecrow Press (January 18, 2013)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Burkina Faso covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, maps, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000...


Who Is an African?

by Chammah J. Kaunda, Roderick R. Hewitt, Christo Lombaard & Scott Everett Couper et al. Fortress Academic (September 15, 2018)

The subject of race and identity is a burning issue which continues to occupy the attention not only of South Africans but also the wider residents of the continent of Africa and those who are Africans in the...


Bound for Work

by Zachary Kagan Guthrie University of Virginia Press (September 21, 2018)

Diverging from the studies of southern African migrant labor that focus on particular workplaces and points of origin, Bound for Work looks at the multitude of forms and locales of migrant labor that individuals—under...


The ANC's War against Apartheid

by Stephen R. Davis Indiana University Press (February 02, 2018)

For nearly three decades, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC), waged a violent revolutionary struggle against the apartheid state in South Africa. Stephen Davis works...


Nelson Mandela

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (January 03, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Nelson Mandela in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Nelson Mandela’s lifelong fight...


Dreams for Lesotho

by John Aerni-Flessner University of Notre Dame Press (May 30, 2018)

In Dreams for Lesotho: Independence, Foreign Assistance, and Development, John Aerni-Flessner studies the post-independence emergence of Lesotho as an example of the uneven ways in which people experienced development...


A Short History of South Africa

by Gail Nattrass Biteback Publishing (November 16, 2017)

South Africa is popularly perceived as the most influential nation in Africa – a gateway to an entire continent for finance, trade and politics, and a crucial mediator in its neighbours’ affairs. On the...


Reinventing Hoodia

by Laura A. Foster University of Washington Press (September 17, 2017)

Native to the Kalahari Desert, Hoodia gordonii is a succulent plant known by generations of Indigenous San peoples to have a variety of uses: to reduce hunger, increase energy, and ease breastfeeding. In the...


Langbourne's Empire

by Alan P Landau Alandau P/L (August 04, 2017)

Based on a true story. (Part 3 of the Langbourne Trilogy.)

It is 1894 in the remote settlement of Bulawayo, in what later became Southern Rhodesia. Recent immigrants from Ireland, Morris and David Langbourne,...


A Soviet Journey

by Alex La Guma, Christopher J. Lee, Blanche La Guma & Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Lexington Books (April 18, 2017)

In 1978, the South African activist and novelist Alex La Guma (1925–1985) published A Soviet Journey, a memoir of his travels in the Soviet Union. Today it stands as one of the longest and most substantive...


The Nature of Whiteness

by Yuka Suzuki & K. Sivaramakrishnan University of Washington Press (May 01, 2017)

The Nature of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in postindependence Zimbabwe. Nature and environment have played prominent roles in white Zimbabwean identity, and when the political tide...


History Of Zambia For Kids: A History Series - Children Explore Histories Of The World Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s go to Zambia, and learn from what their history would tell us. The good news is, you don’t need a time machine to make that happen. Instead, you can simply open this book and learn. The use of pictures...


History Of Zimbabwe For Kids: A History Series - Children Explore Histories Of The World Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Zimbabwe is known for its rich culture and traditions. It’s as if time has stopped the moment you step into the country. We captured that moment and turned it into a learning experience through this educational...


Apartheid

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of apartheid in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of apartheid in South Africa. For over...


Zimbabwe's Cultural Heritage

by Pathisa Nyathi amabooks (August 15, 2005)

" Zimbabwe's Cultural Heritage won first prize in the Zimbabwe Book Publishers Association Awards in 2006 for Non-fiction: Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of pieces of the culture of the Ndebele,...


Langbourne's Rebellion

by Alan P Landau Alandau P/L (September 03, 2016)

The remarkable story of the Langbourne brothers is picked up in 1893. Morris, just 17, makes the bold and risky decision to head north, deeper into Africa. Morris and his younger brother David thus embark on...


Steve Biko: Decolonial Meditations of Black Consciousness

by Tendayi Sithole Lexington Books (July 26, 2016)

Moving away from the domain of idolization and veneration, Tendayi Sithole situates Steve Biko within the existential repertoire of blackness as a site of subjectivity and not the object of study. Through an...


Student Resistance to Apartheid at the University of Fort Hare: Freedom Now, a Degree Tomorrow

by Rico Devara Chapman Lexington Books (May 12, 2016)

This book is a valuable contribution to students and scholars interested in higher education in South Africa, as it highlights the critical role the University of Fort Hare played in the modern South African...


Morning in South Africa

by John Campbell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 12, 2016)

This incisive, deeply informed book introduces post-apartheid South Africa to an international audience. Despite calls to undermine the 1994 political settlement characterized by human rights guarantees and...


Gazing Upon Sheba's Breasts

by David Price Williams Markosia Enterprises Ltd (June 01, 2016)

Swaziland, a small country on the edge of Africa’s Great Escarpment, is a microcosm of African environments. It was the ideal laboratory where Dr David Price Williams and a team of scientists developed a major...


The Zulu War

by Angus Mcbride Bloomsbury Publishing (February 20, 2013)

By the end of the nineteenth century the fame of the Zulu was world-wide, and their army was one of the few non-European military organisations to have become the subject of serious historical study. Their very...


The Zulu War 1879

by Ian Knight Bloomsbury Publishing (June 06, 2014)

The Zulu War of 1879 remains one of the best known British colonial wars and included two battles whose names reverberate through history. At Isandlwana the Zulus inflicted a crushing defeat on the British;...


Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961Â?80

by Neil Grant & Peter Dennis Bloomsbury Publishing (November 20, 2015)

The 1st Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry, was one of the most innovative and successful counter-insurgency units in modern history. Formed as a commando battalion in 1964 after the dissolution of the...


The Boer War 1899Â?1902

by Gregory Fremont-Barnes Bloomsbury Publishing (June 06, 2014)

Victorious in its previous campaigns in Africa against native armies, Britain now confronted an altogether different foe. The Boers proved to be formidable opponents, masterfully compensating for inferior numbers...


Kenya at a Crossroads: Administration and Economy Under Sir Percy Girouard, 1909-1912

by Abdullahi Sara Lexington Books (October 22, 2015)

This book examines the history of early colonial Kenya’s administration and economic condition and provides policy direction for the administration and development of Kenya’s economy. It is a good source...


Isandlwana 1879

by Edmund Yorke Dundurn (January 23, 2016)

The story of one of history's most significant battles and one of Africa's most important historical events is expertly related and explained by a leading historian, with detailed illustrations and supplementary...


Building a New South Africa: One Conversation at a Time

by David Thelen & Karie L. Morgan Indiana University Press (June 01, 2015)

Once a thriving, multiracial community, the Sophiatown suburb of Johannesburg was home to many famous artists, musicians, and poets. It was also a place where residential apartheid was first put into practice...


Transition 114: Transition: The Magazine of Africa and the Diaspora

by Iu Press Journals Indiana University Press (February 20, 2015)

Published three times per year by Indiana University Press for the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, Transition is a unique forum for the freshest, most compelling ideas from and about the black world....


Transition 113: Transition: The Magazine of Africa and the Diaspora

by Iu Press Journals Indiana University Press (February 20, 2015)

Published three times per year by Indiana University Press for the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, Transition is a unique forum for the freshest, most compelling ideas from and about the black world....


Transition 115: Transition: The Magazine of Africa and the Diaspora

by Iu Press Journals Indiana University Press (February 20, 2015)

Published three times per year by Indiana University Press for the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, Transition is a unique forum for the freshest, most compelling ideas from and about the black world....


Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 1918-2013: Transition: The Magazine of Africa and the Diaspora

by Iu Press Journals Indiana University Press (February 02, 2015)

December 2014 marked a year since the passing of Nelson Mandela-a man who was as much myth as flesh and blood. Transition pays tribute to Mandela's worldly attainments and to his otherworldly sainthood. Featuring...


Transition 111: Transition: The Magazine of Africa and the Diaspora

by Iu Press Journals Indiana University Press (February 20, 2015)

Published three times per year by Indiana University Press for the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, Transition is a unique forum for the freshest, most compelling ideas from and about the black world....


Transition 112: Transition: The Magazine of Africa and the Diaspora

by Iu Press Journals Indiana University Press (February 20, 2015)

Published three times per year by Indiana University Press for the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, Transition is a unique forum for the freshest, most compelling ideas from and about the black world....