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Libya: The Rise and Fall of Qaddafi
Libya: The Rise and Fall of Qaddafi
by Alison Pargeter
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For a reader unfamiliar with the history of Libya, Muammar Qaddafi might be mistaken for a character in fiction. His eccentric leadership as the nation's "Brother Leader," his repressive regime, sponsorship of terrorist violence, unique vision of the... (read more)

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Egypt in the Era of Hosni Mubarak: 1981 - 2010
Egypt in the Era of Hosni Mubarak: 1981 - 2010
by Galal Amin
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A new, provocative book from the author of Whatever Happened to the Egyptians? Galal Amin once again turns his attention to the shaping of Egyptian society and the Egyptian state in the half-century and more that has elapsed since the Nasserite... (read more)

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Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation
Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation
by John Carlin
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Beginning in a jail cell and ending in a rugby tournament—the true story of how the most inspiring charm offensive in history brought South Africa together. After being released from prison and winning South Africa’s first free election... (read more)

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The Race for Timbuktu: In Search of Africa's City of Gold
The Race for Timbuktu: In Search of Africa's City of Gold
by Frank T Kryza
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In the first decades of the nineteenth century, no place burned more brightly in the imagination of European geographers– – and fortune hunters– – than the lost city of Timbuktu. Africa's legendary City of Gold, not visited by... (read more)

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Exit the Colonel: The Hidden History of the Libyan Revolution
Exit the Colonel: The Hidden History of the Libyan Revolution
by Ethan Chorin
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In Exit the Colonel, Ethan Chorin, a longtime Middle East scholar and one of the first American diplomats posted to Libya after the lifting of international sanctions, goes well beyond recent reporting on the Arab Spring to link the Libyan uprising to a... (read more)

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Mugabe: Teacher, Revolutionary, Tyrant
Mugabe: Teacher, Revolutionary, Tyrant
by Andrew Norman
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A former guerrilla leader who headed the resistance movement against white minority rule, Robert Mugabe was swept to power in Zimbabwe in 1980 on a tide of national euphoria with promises of peace, prosperity, and racial harmony. He then proceeded to... (read more)

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My Friend the Mercenary
My Friend the Mercenary
by James Brabazon
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In February 2002, British journalist James Brabazon set out to travel with guerrilla forces into Liberia to show the world what was happening in that war-torn country. To protect him, he hired Nick du Toit, a former South African Defence Force soldier... (read more)

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There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Her Country's Children
There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Her Country's Children
by Melissa Fay Greene
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Two-time National Book Award nominee Melissa Fay Greene puts a human face on the African AIDS crisis with this powerful story of one woman working to save her country's children. After losing her husband and daughter, Haregewoin Teferra, an Ethiopian... (read more)

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A Thousand Sisters: My Journey Into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman
A Thousand Sisters: My Journey Into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman
by Lisa Shannon
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Lisa J. Shannon had a good life — a successful business, a fiancé, a home, and security. Then, one day in 2005, an episode of Oprah changed all that. The show focused on women in Congo, the worst place on earth to be a woman. She was awakened... (read more)

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Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad
Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad
by Waris Dirie
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Waris Dirie ran away from her oppressive life in the African desert when she was barely in her teens, illiterate and impoverished, with nothing to her name but a tattered shawl. She traveled alone across the dangerous Somali desert to Mogadishu—... (read more)

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Sekem: A Sustainable Community in the Egyptian Desert
Sekem: A Sustainable Community in the Egyptian Desert
by Ibrahim Abouleish
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The Egyptian desert can be a hostile place, yet in 1977, Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish founded a new agricultural and social settlement on seventy hectares of desert land in Belbes, 60 kilometers northeast of Cairo. Thus, the Sekem initiative was born. Nearly... (read more)

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The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their Hidden World
The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their Hidden World
by Jay Bahadur
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With continued civil and political unrest and a recent, unusually severe drought forcing food shortages and pandemic starvation, Somalia is a country with a complex history and an uncertain future. That makes Jay Bahadur's account of the infamous pirates... (read more)

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Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts
Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts
by Florence Kuteesa
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Following the eight year rule of Idi Amin, then several years of war and civil war, the Ugandan economy was in ruins by the time peace was restored in 1986. Since then Uganda has consistently been one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, leading... (read more)

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Trickster Travels the Search for Leo Africanus
Trickster Travels the Search for Leo Africanus
by Natalie Zemon Davis
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A] fascinating tale of a man forced . . . to live between incompatible worlds. Highly recommended. --Library Journal Al-Hasan al-Wazzan--born in Granada to a Muslim family that in 1492 went to Morocco--became famous as the great Renaissance writer Leo... (read more)

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Scramble for Africa
Scramble for Africa
by Thomas Pakenham
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The scramble for Africa astonished everyone. In 1880 most of the continent was still ruled by Africans and barely explored. By 1902, five European powers had grabbed almost the whole continent, giving themselves 30 new colonies and protectorates. This is... (read more)

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The State Vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial That Changed South Africa
The State Vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial That Changed South Africa
by Joel Joffe
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On 11 July 1963, police raided Lilisleaf farm at Rivonia near Johannesburg, arresting alleged members of the high command of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC). Together with the already imprisoned Nelson Mandela... (read more)

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Studeis in Rhetoric & Religion #2: The Rhetoric of Sir Garfield Todd: Christian Imagination and the Dream of an African Democracy
Studeis in Rhetoric & Religion #2: The Rhetoric of Sir Garfield Todd: Christian Imagination and the Dream of an African Democracy
by Michael W Casey
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This work assembles the best of Todds (available) speeches and provides an analysis of their rhetorical and political significance.Sir Garfield Todds (1908-2002) lifelong support of African rights earned him initial political success, subsequent... (read more)

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Egypt in the Era of Hosni Mubarak: 1981-2011
Egypt in the Era of Hosni Mubarak: 1981-2011
by Galal Amin
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Galal Amin once again turns his attention to the shaping of Egyptian society and the Egyptian state in the half-century and more that has elapsed since the Nasserite revolution, this time focusing on the era of President Mubarak. He looks at corruption... (read more)

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Shrines of the Slave Trade: Diola Religion and Society in Precolonial Senegambia
Shrines of the Slave Trade: Diola Religion and Society in Precolonial Senegambia
by Robert Martin Baum
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In this groundbreaking work, Robert Baum seeks to reconstruct the religious and social history of the Diola communities in southern Senegal during the precolonial era, when the Atlantic slave trade was at its height. Baum shows that Diola community... (read more)

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Impressions of the Sahara
Impressions of the Sahara
by Jean Loi Le Quellec
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Sahara. The name itself evokes a horizon of shifting dunes, a rich palette of reds and browns as diverse as the blues of the ocean. The civilizations scattered in this unforgiving landscape seem huddled against the overwhelming power of the elements, yet... (read more)

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