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1 "Davidson, Basil" Can Africa Survive? Arguments Against Growth Without Development
"Boston, MA" 1974 0316174343 / 9780316174343 (1st edition) Trade Paperback VERY GOOD- 
"Tight, bright, clean and square, but has 6 pages with underlining and 1 margin note. In 1974 when more than half of the population of Africa was under 25, Davenport predicted ""a revolution, similar to the West's Industrial Revolution, that will (sic) bridge the current impasse between Africa's growth and its development, and, at the same time, put an end to foreign economic rule..."" 207 indexed, annotated pages" 
Price: 29.95 USD
 
 
2 "Douglas Botting (A. Spark, maps) (Janet Chandler, Sketches)" Island of the Dragon's Blood
New York 1958 Hardbound GOOD+ 
"Ex-library with dust jacket in protective cover. Tight, bright, clean and square except for expected library markings.1956 Oxford University expedition to the island of Socotra to record specimens of the native flora and fauna, make recordings of the native language, and collect archaeological artifacts. Socotra (Soqotra ) is a small island archipelago off the Horn of Africa in the Indian Ocean, currently controlled by Yemen, designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2008." 
Price: 14.95 USD
 
 
3 "Gauthier, E.F. " Le Sahara
"Paris, France" 1950 (Truisieme Edition)_ Trade Paperback GOOD 
"Tight, age tanned pages and covers, clean interior, age soiled exterior, square. Rough cut page edges. Tiny rips along top and bottom cover edges. Owner's name on first free page. History and Geography of the Sahara region of Africa. Avec vingt-six Illustrations - maps (Schema du Sahara Occidental, Schema du Sahara Oriental, and Capture par ensablement de L'oued Zousfana par L'oued Guir), sketches and sepia photos. Text in French. " 
Price: 24.95 USD
 
 
4 "Horne, Sir Alistair" Savage War of Peace
Penguin Books 0140051376 / 9780140051377 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 4.00 USD
 
 
The Broken Hoe, "Iyam, David Uru"
5 "Iyam, David Uru" The Broken Hoe
0226388492 / 9780226388496 Trade Paperback NEW 
"""cultural Reconfiguration in Biase Southeast Nigeria"" ""Must Third world peoples adopt Western attitudes, practices, and technologies to improve their standard of living, or are indigenous beliefs, technologies, and strategies better suited to local conditions?"" New still in shrink wrap." 
Price: 29.95 USD
 
 
The Africans, "Lamb, David"
6 "Lamb, David" The Africans
Vintage 0394753089 / 9780394753089 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 9.95 USD
 
 
Southern Africa in World Politics: Local Aspirations and Global Entanglements (Dilemmas in World Politics), "Love, Janice"
7 "Love, Janice" Southern Africa in World Politics: Local Aspirations and Global Entanglements (Dilemmas in World Politics)
Westview Press 0813343119 / 9780813343112 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 6.00 USD
 
 
8 "Monti, Franco" African Masks
"London, UK" Hamlyn Publishing Group 1969 Hardbound NEAR FINE Fine 
"As new except for faintest fade to top edge of spine and faintest age soil to top exterior page edges. Crisp, clean dust jacket. Explains the place and function of the artist in the tribe... ""How the mask, part of a dance costume, is linked via the public ceremonial life of the tribe to the most secret religious customs. 158 pages: Text with 69 full color plates with full accompanying notes; a 2 page map of source area; and a detailed illustration list. 5.5x7.5x.75""" 
Price: 19.95 USD
 
 
Islam: A Concise Introduction, "Robinson, Neal"
9 "Robinson, Neal" Islam: A Concise Introduction
"Washington, DC" 1999 0878402241 / 9780878402243 Trade Paperback NEW 
"Gift quality! 197 indexed pages including Bibliography. ""concise yet panoramic overview of Islam...discusses the problems raised by Western perceptions of Islam and provides a brief account of Islamic history down to the present....explains major topics in Islamic worship to help readers understand it as a living faith. Appendices guide the novice through the structure of Arabic names, transliteration, and the Islamic calendar and festivals""" 
Price: 13.95 USD
 
 
10 "Villiers, Alan" Sons of Sinbad
NY c1969 Trade Paperback GOOD+ 
"Tight, bright, light age soil to exterior pages edges, slight curl. Corner bumps have left a few dog-eared pages. ""an account of sailing with the Arabs and their dhows. In the Red Sea, around the coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika: pearling in the Persian Gulf: and the life of the Shipmasters, the Mariners and the Merchants of Kuwait...Illustrated with photographs by the author"" 414 indexed pages. Originally published in 1940. " 
Price: 42.95 USD
 
 
11 Beattie Understanding an African Kingdom: Bunyoro (Studies in Anthropological Method)
NY ©1965 0030524652 / 9780030524653 Trade Paperback VERY GOOD 
"Tight, bright, clean & square. Faint shelfwear to exterior. ""an outline account, based on 22 months of fieldwork, of the social and cultural life of the Banyoro or Nyoro, a Bantu people of Western Uganda…"" 61 pages, 9-1/8x6-3/8"" (23.2x16.2cm)" 
Price: 11.95 USD
 
 
12 Bono On the Move
Thomas Nelson B0013L2DXM Hardcover very good 

Price: 5.00 USD
 
 
13 Lesley Lawson (text & photos) Working Women: A portrait of South Africa's black women workers ( A People's College Book)
"Johannesburg, South Africa" Raven Press / Sached Trust 1985 869752766 Trade Paperback VERY GOOD+ 
"As new except for light shelfwear to covers and 2 bumped and rubbed cover corners. 144 annotated, illustrated pages. ""tells of the struggles of South Africa's black women workers…describes their lives at work and at home…strong voices speak out against women's oppression. ..shows women challenging the government, the bosses, and their own husbands...""" 
Price: 9.95 USD
 


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