African History

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The Boer War

The Boer War

by Thomas Pakenham

The war declared by the Boers of South Africa on October 11, 1899, gave the British, as Kipling said, 'No end of a lesson.' The public expected it to be over by Christmas. It proved to be the longest, the costliest, the bloodiest and most humiliating war that Great Britain fought between 1815 and 1914.
The African Experience

The African Experience

by Roland Oliver

Major themes in African history from earliest times to the present.
The Scramble For Africa

The Scramble For Africa

by Thomas Pakenham

In 1880 the continent of Africa was largely unexplored by Europeans. Less than thirty years later, only Liberia and Ethiopia remained unconquered by them. The rest - 10 million square miles with 110 million bewildered new subjects - had been carved up by five European powers (and one extraordinary individual) in the name of Commerce, Christianity, 'Civilization' and Conquest. The Scramble for Africa is the first full-scale study of that extraordinary episode in history.
Africa In History

Africa In History

by Basil Davidson

Prior to the original publication of Africa in History, the history and development of Africa had been measured by the European concept of "civilization," applying a Eurocentric approach to African art and literature. Basil Davidson's landmark work presents the inner growth of Africa and its worldwide significance, the internal dynamic of its old civilizations and their links with Asia, Europe and America, as well as the development of specific areas, tribes and cultures. From accounts of the days of the... Read more
We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families

We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families

by Philip Gourevitch

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda is a 1998 non-fiction book about the genocide of 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in Rwanda in 1994, written by The New Yorker writer Philip Gourevitch.
The Strong Brown God

The Strong Brown God

by Sanche De Gramont

From the cover: “They crossed impossible deserts. They were assaulted by thieves and left for dead. They went mad. They murdered. They starved. Allies in a hard and lonely mission, they quarrelled and accused each other of homosexuality, living in separate tents and communicating by letter. They ran out of water and drank their own blood to stay alive.The Strong Brown God is the true story of a handful of obsessed explorers who fought man and nature to find and open the mighty, mysterious Niger River... Read more
Africa and The West

Africa and The West

by Philip D Curtin

A Slaver's Log Book

A Slaver's Log Book

by Theodore Canot

The Lonely African

The Lonely African

by Colin M Turnbull

Wolves In the City

Wolves In the City

by Paul Henissart

The Bible As History

The Bible As History

by Werner Keller

African History Books & Ephemera

The Devil That Danced On the Water

The Devil That Danced On the Water

by Forna, Aminatta

Recounts the author's childhood in postcolonial Africa, her dissident father's actions against British tyranny that resulted in his imprisonment, and her struggle to learn his fate and expose the conspiracy surrounding his death.
African Placenames

African Placenames

by Room, Adrian

Includes bibliographical references.
The Wonga Coup

The Wonga Coup

by Roberts, Adam

The Black Heart

The Black Heart

by Hyland, Paul

The Africans

The Africans

by Lamb, David

Jambo

Jambo

by Strandberg, Olle

A Slaver\'s Log Book

A Slaver's Log Book

by Conneau, Captain Theophilus

Dark Safari

Dark Safari

by Bierman, John