History (Africa)

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Black And White In Colour - Bickford-Smith & Mendelsohn

Black and White in Colour: African History on Screen considers how the African past has been represented in a wide range of historical films. Written by Vivian Bickford-Smith and Richard Mendelsohn, an eminent team of scholars, the volume provides extensive coverage of both place and time and deals with issues that have been prominent in the written history of Africa.

ZAR90.00 
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Fort Jesus and the Portuguese in Mombasa 1593-1729 - C. R. Boxer & Carlos de Azevedo

Fort Jesus and the Portuguese in Mombasa 1593-1729 by C. R. Boxer & Carlos de Azevedo deals with the Portuguese period of Fort Jesus at Mombasa, which is commonly considered to be an outstanding historical monument on the Swahili coast.  Illustrated with b&w photos and drawn maps and plans.

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A History of West Africa - J D Fage

A History of West Africa by J D Fage is an outline history of West Africa from 900AD up until the end of the colonial period and the re-emergence of independent African states in the 1960s.

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The African Dream - Brian Gardner

The African Dream by Brian Gardner details the British colonial fascination with Africa, from the early days of exploration up till the early days after Uhuru and the disntegration of the British empire

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The Communist Challenge to Africa - Ian Greig

The Communist Challenge to Africa: an analysis of contemporary Soviet, Chinese and Cuban policies by Ian Greig takes a close look at the pattern of events that has emerged in Africa and makes it plain that foreign communism is using the "liberation" of Africa as a stepping-stone to its self-proclaimed goal of world domination.

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The Ancient Ruins of Rhodesia - R N Hall & W G Neal

The Ancient Ruins of Rhodesia by R N Hall & W G Neal is Vol 23 of the Rhodesiana Reprint Library. it is a facsimile reproduction of the 1904 Second (Revised & Enlarged) Methuen edition with a new publishers introduction and foreword. This is the account of the authors investigations of the Zimbabwe Ruins which was conducted during 1902 at the behest of Cecil John Rhodes.

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Dawn in Darkest Africa - John H Harris

Dawn in Darkest Africa by John H Harris describes years of colonial influence in the Congo. Based on his experience of travel in West Africa and the Congo Basin, the missionary author provides his insights on native tribes, commercial prospects and other matters. Illustrated with b&w photos.

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Congo Mercenary - Mike Hoare

Congo Mercenary by Mike Hoare tells the true story of his band of white mercenaries hired by Mr. Moise, Prime Minister of the Congo, during the armed rebellion four years after the country's independence. Illustrated and contains 7 maps.

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Trekking the Great Thirst - Arnold W. Hodson

Trekking the Great Thirst: Sport and Travel in The Kalahari Desert by Arnold W. Hodson describes journeys and hunting expeditions of the author in Botswana in the early twentieth century in the years 1904 - 1910.

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Some Impressions of East and South-East Africa - C D James

Some Impressions of East and South-East Africa by C D James presents a fascinating account of the author's travels through East and South-East Africa, and includes notes on East London, Durban, Delegoa Bay and Biera, Chinde and Mozambique, Dar-es-Salaam, Zanzibar and Tanga and Aden.

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Banana Sunday: Datelines from Africa by Chris Munnion
Banana Sunday - Chris Munnion

Banana Sunday: Datelines from Africa by Chris Munnion is an adventure with a difference; sometimes light-hearted, sometimes despairing and always fascinating. For three decades Munnion and his fellow correspondents braved shark infested seas, rivers alive with crocodiles and came across some peculiar tribesman all for the sake of an African story.

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South West: The Last Frontier in Africa - Eschel Rhoodie

South West: The Last Frontier in Africa by Eschel Rhoodie aims to fill in the gaps of knowledge in the history of South West Africa. It describes its people, the land, political and economic prospects for the future and the ties which bind us together.

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Africa and Some World Problems - J C Smuts

Africa and Some World Problems by J C Smuts presents a series of lectures by the eminent South African statesman on the problems of Africa and such questions as democracy, the League and world peace.

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Renamo - Alex Vines

Renamo: Terrorism in Mozambique by Alex Vines provides essential detail regarding the Renamo rebel movement in Mozambique.

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The Land God Made in Anger - Jon Manchip White

The Land God Made in Anger: Reflections on a Journey Through South West Africa by Jon Manchip White is the author's very personal story of his tour through Namibia in the 1960s. His trip was a rugged one, by Land Rover over dirt roads to places normally not accessible to outsiders.

ZAR120.00