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Can Africa Survive? Arguments Against Growth Without Development

By: "Davidson, Basil"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

"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

Island of the Dragon's Blood

By: "Douglas Botting (A. Spark, maps) (Janet Chandler, Sketches)"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, 1958

"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 UNES... View more info

Le Sahara

By: "Gauthier, E.F. "

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1950

Edition: (Truisieme Edition)_

"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

Savage War of Peace

By: "Horne, Sir Alistair"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books,

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The Broken Hoe

By: "Iyam, David Uru"

Price: $29.95


Edition: 2

"""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." View more info

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The Africans

By: "Lamb, David"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vintage,

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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,

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... View more info

African Masks

By: "Monti, Franco"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Hamlyn Publishing Group, 1969

"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. 5.5... View more info

The forest People: A Study of the Pygmies of the Congo

By: "Turnbull, Colin M."

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Touchstone,

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Sons of Sinbad

By: "Villiers, Alan"

Price: $42.95

Publisher: NY, c1969

"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

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"Famine that Kills: Darfur, Sudan (Oxford Studies in African Affairs)"

By: "Waal, Alex de"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press,

In 2004, Darfur, Sudan was described as the "world's greatest humanitarian crisis." Twenty years previously, Darfur was also the site of a disastrous famine. Famine that Kills is a seminal account of that famine, and a social history of the region. In a new preface prepared for this revised edition, Alex de Waal analyzes the roots of the current conflict in land disputes, social disruption and impoverishment. Despite vast changes in the nature of famines and in the capac... View more info

Understanding an African Kingdom: Bunyoro (Studies in Anthropological Method)

By: Beattie

Price: $11.95

Publisher: NY, ©1965

"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)" View more info

On the Move

By: Bono

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson,

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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

"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