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Zambia Shall Be Free. An Autobiography

by Kaunda, Kenneth D.

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(London: Heinemann, 1962). Crown 8vo; original blue boards, lettered in silver gilt on spine; no dustwrapper; pp. (vi) + 202, incl. index; frontis. portrait; plates; map. Small impression adjacent to fore-edge of lower board; spine tanned; earlier owner's name, with "1963 / Chisamba / N. Rhodesia" penned on front free endpaper; occasional fox spot. Good condition. The foreword is by… Read more
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(London: John Murray, 2005) 0719566436. 197 x 128 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. (x) + 272; plates; map. Scattered foxing. Very good condition. "How does it feel to have your dreams shattered, and still find room for hope? In 1980 Andrew Meldrum arrived in Zimbabwe as a young journalist. Over the next twenty years, he experienced one of the most… Read more
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(no place: Westview Press, 2002) 0813339391. 8vo; original pale grey papered boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper (housed in removable protector); pp. xxv + (i) + 251, incl. index. Near-fine condition. 'First discovered in 1930, the diamonds of Sierra Leone have funded one of the most savage rebel campaigns in modern history. These "blood diamonds" are smuggled… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 2009) 978868423620. 233 x 152 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers (housed in removable protector); pp. (viii) + 312. Crease to upper cover; trace of spotting to top edge. Very good condition. "Having left Africa in search of adventure and excitement a decade earlier, the author discovers that the great story he had travelled the world looking for was… Read more
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(London: Harper Collins, 2006) 0007219385. 8vo; original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xxviii + 290; map; photographs in text. Dustwrapper ever so slightly rubbed; trace of foxing to edges. Very good condition. "House of Stone ('dzimba dza mabwe' or 'Zimbabwe' in Shona words) is based on a remarkable series of interviews with a white… Read more
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(Annapolis: Prince George Street Press, 1989) 0927104008. 230 x 153 mm; wrappers; pp. x + (ii) + 467. A little sunned on spine; some spotting to edges. Very good condition. 'Historical essay on the Denton Hearings on "The Role of the Soviet Union, Cuba and East Germany in Fomenting Terrorism in Southern Africa" before the Subcommittee on… Read more
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(Malkerns: R.O. Hussey & Company, 1989). 210 x 150 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 108 + (iv); colour photographs; maps, including folding colour map of the country with street plans of Mbabane and Manzini; adverts. Slightly rubbed; a little foxing. Good condition. "The intention of this guide is to introduce the visitor to the beauty of the natural environment of the… Read more
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(New York: Paragon House, 1990) 1557781400. 8vo; black cloth-backed brown boards, with metallic copper lettering to spine; laminated dustwrapper; pp. xii + 228, incl. index; tables. Near fine condition. "It has generally been assumed that democracy, involving competition between contending parties within a constitutional framework which allows a free choice for the electorate, is not a viable form… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Jacana, 2014) 9781431421091. A Jacana pocket biography. 180 x 110 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 163, incl. index; photographs. Fine condition. "Thomas Sankara, often called the African Che Guevara, was president of Burkina Faso until his assassination during the military coup that brought down his government in 1987. ... This is the first English-language book to… Read more
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(London: Collins, 1964). 8vo; original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine; dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. 383, incl. index; plates. Dustwrapper rubbed and edgeworn, a little sunned on spine panel; scattered foxing. Good. "The Federation was destroyed, not by our avowed enemies but by those who called themselves our friends and said they believed in what we… Read more
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Touched by Africa

by Munger, Ned

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9780934912006
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(Pasadena: The Castle Press, 1983) 0934912009. 8vo; original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; no dustwrapper; pp. 408. Trace of spotting to top edge. Very good condition. Recollections of such luminaries as Alan Paton, Robert Ardrey, Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, the Leakeys, and Kamuzu Banda of Malawi, besides several others. There is a fascinating chapter… Read more
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(London: The Claridge Press, 1989) 1870626958. 210 x 145 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 144; photographs; map. Wrappers partially sunned. Very good condition. "In this book, the first full analysis of the country's recent history - David Hoile questions the easy analysis of journalists and politicians, and explores the root causes of one of Africa's longest and… Read more
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Shake Hands with the Devil. The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda

by Dallaire, [Lieutenant-General] Roméo, with [Major] Brent Beardsley

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9780099478935
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(London: Arrow Books, 2004) 0099478935. 195 x 128 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xviii + (iv) + 562, incl. index; maps. A little foxing. Very good condition. "An award-winning international sensation, Shake Hands with the Devil is a landmark contribution to the literature of war: a remarkable tale of a soldier's courage and an unforgettable parable of… Read more
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True North

by Wende, Hamilton

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9781874959243
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(Johannesburg: William Waterman, 1995) 1874959242. 229 x 148 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 198. Very slightly rubbed; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "Hamilton Wende came back to Africa in 1991. ... Like many South Africans, he had hardly seen the rest of Africa and so, over the next four years, he travelled north of his own… Read more
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Aid in Africa

by Arnold, Guy

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9780850382181
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(London: Kogan Page, 1979) 0850382181. 233 x 156 mm; laminated wrappers; pp. 240, incl. index; tables. Slightly curled; earlier owner's name signed on half-title. Good condition. "Aid in Africa provides a statistical breakdown of the aid received by African countries and an analysis of the factors underlying the statistics. It examines volume and distribution of aid,… Read more
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(Princeton: D. van Nostrand Company, 1964). 180 x 107 mm; wrappers; pp. 192, incl. index. Wrappers a little rubbed; light browning; occasional fox spot; earlier owner's name signed on title page. Good condition. 'In bringing his popular account of contemporary Africa up to date, Professor Wallbank has added a new chapter entitled "Eight Momentous Years, 1956-1964." … Read more
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Portugal en die toekoms

by de Spinola, Antonio

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9780628005960
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(Johannesburg: Perskor, 1974) 0628005962. Afrikaans translation of 'Portugal e o Futuro'. 210 x 124 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (xii) + 155. Wrappers partially sunned and rubbed; earlier owner's hand-stamp to front free endpaper; light browning throughout. Good. Afrikaans text. Although closely associated with the Salazar regime, Spinola remained a prominent military figure under the Caetano… Read more
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Afrikaners in Angola 1928-1975

by Stassen, Nicol

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9781869193409
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(Pretoria: Protea Boekhuis, 2009) 9781869193409. 8vo; original aquamarine boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; ribbon page-markers; pp. 666, incl. index; colour maps, incl. folding; several plates in monochrome and full colour reproducing contemporary photographs of Afrikaner families, individuals and their dwellings; tables. Dustwrapper ever so slightly rubbed; trace of curl to bottom edge of lower panel. Near fine condition. … Read more
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Südafrika Fakten und Probleme

by Schneider, Karl-Günther, and Bernd Wiese

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(Stuttgart: Seewald Verlag, 1983). Signed presentation inscription from one of the authors on title page. 230 x 160 mm; laminated wrappers; maps to inner wrappers; pp. 187; numerous maps, tables, monochrome illustrations. Spine a little sunned; earlier owner's name signed inside upper cover; a little foxing. Very good condition. German text. South Africa is one… Read more
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(Munich: Wilhelm Heyne, 2002) 3453861094. 180 x 115 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 199, incl. index; plates; map. Wrappers very slightly rubbed; earlier owner's name signed on first page; a little spotting. Good to very good condition. German text. In this fascinating look at the power vacuum existing in Somalia, Michael Birnbaum, long-serving Africa correspondent for… Read more
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