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The Yoruba (Case studies in cultural anthropology)

By: "Bascom, R.H."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Holt McDougal:

Seller ID: 9780030812491

ISBN: 0030812496

Condition: GOOD

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Bunyoro: An African Kingdom (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)

By: "Beattie, John"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace College Publishers:

Seller ID: 9780030047855

ISBN: 0030047854

Condition: very good

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Can Africa Survive? Arguments Against Growth Without Development

By: "Davidson, Basil"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", "Atlantic Monthly Press / Little, Brown and Company": 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-7T015

ISBN: 0316174343

Condition: 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" View more info

Le Sahara

By: "Gauthier, E.F. "

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Payot: 1950

Edition: (Truisieme Edition)_

Seller ID: 7-3T001

Condition: 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. " View more info

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The Shadow of the Sun

By: "Kapuscinski, Ryszard"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679779070

ISBN: 0679779078

Condition: GOOD

In 1957, Ryszard Kapuscinski arrived in Africa to witness the beginning of the end of colonial rule as the first African correspondent of Poland's state newspaper. From the early days of independence in Ghana to the ongoing ethnic genocide in Rwanda, Kapuscinski has crisscrossed vast distances pursuing the swift, and often violent, events that followed liberation. Kapuscinski hitchhikes with caravans, wanders the Sahara with nomads, and lives in the poverty-stricken slums of Nigeria. He wrestles a king cobra to the death and suffers through a bout of malaria. What emerges is an extraordinary d... View more info

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Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur

By: "Lewis, Damien, Bashir, Halima"

Price: $12.50

Publisher: One World/Ballantine:

Seller ID: 9780345506252

ISBN: 0345506251

Condition: very good

Like the single white eyelash that graces her row of dark lashes-seen by her people as a mark of good fortune-Halima Bashir's story stands out. Tears of the Desert is the first memoir ever written by a woman caught up in the war in Darfur. It is a survivor's tale of a conflicted country, a resilient people, and the uncompromising spirit of a young woman who refused to be silenced. Born into the Zaghawa tribe in the Sudanese desert, Halima was doted on by her father, a cattle herder, and kept in line by her formidable grandmother. A politically astute man, Halima's father saw to it that his... View more info

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Southern Africa in World Politics: Local Aspirations and Global Entanglements (Dilemmas in World Politics)

By: "Love, Janice"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Westview Press:

Seller ID: 9780813343112

ISBN: 0813343119

Condition: GOOD

These days, politics often seem to be local and global simultaneously, challenging people, politicians, and scholars to sort out what is domestic from what is international and how the two are related. Janice Love demonstrates the complex realities of how local and global politics are intimately interwoven, sometimes inextricably so, specifically in southern Africa. In southern Africa, like many other regions, such linkages have existed for decades, if not centuries. Yet the current era is different from previous times when human communities found themselves closely intertwined. Love examines ... View more info

The House of Si Abd Allah: The Oral History of a Moroccan Family (English and Arabic Edition)

By: "Muhammad, al-Hajj, Munson, Henry J., Fatima Zohra"

Price: $8.75

Publisher: Yale Univ Pr:

Seller ID: 9780300030846

ISBN: 0300030843

Condition: GOOD

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Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman

By: "Shostak, Marjorie"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780394711263

ISBN: 0394711262

Condition: GOOD

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The Gabra: Camel Nomads of Northern Kenya (I Gabbra del Kenya)

By: "Tablino, Paul "

Price: $82.95

Publisher: "Nairobi, Kenya", Paulines Publications Africa: 2005

Edition: 1st reprint

Seller ID: 8-9T003

ISBN: 9966214380

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for faintest corner crease on front cover and a few light pencil marks in the first chapter. 434 indexed, annotated pages including a Glossary of cultural terms in the Borana Dialect (Oromo languages), a Botanical Glossary; 5 Appendices of Linguistic and Ethnographic Data and 4 Appendices on Missionary Work Amongst the Gabra. 8X5.75"" (21X14.5cm) The Gabra are a small group of pastoralists (around 30K) who live in northern Kenya, with their territory bordering the Borana, Rendille, Samburu, Somali, and Oromo peoples. The author came to Kenya in 1959 as part of a Fi... View more info

Sons of Sinbad

By: "Villiers, Alan"

Price: $42.95

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: c1969

Seller ID: 15T029

Condition: 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. " View more info

On the Move

By: Bono

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson:

Seller ID: B0013L2DXM


Condition: very good

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Working Women: A portrait of South Africa's black women workers ( A People's College Book)

By: Lesley Lawson (text & photos)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Johannesburg, South Africa", Raven Press / Sached Trust: 1985

Edition: (1st impression)

Seller ID: 7-5X011

ISBN: 0869752766

Condition: 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...""" View more info

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Torture: The Role of Ideology in the French-Algerian War

By: Rita Maran

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Preager: 1989

Seller ID: 8-NH002

ISBN: 0275932486

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"As new but no dust jacket and pages, up to page 18, have a shallow crease in the margin. 214 indexed pages. 6.25x9.5x1"" (16x24x2.5cm) Examines ""la mission civilisatrice"" ideology that justified the routine use of torture during French-Algerian War (1954-1962) and points out that human rights violations traceable to ideology occur irrespective of a state's political system or tradition of rights. The book contrasts the routinization of torture with the contemporaneous global development of norms to assure human rights and abolish torture. Begins with a brief ... View more info