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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
by Bryan Mealer and William Kamkwamba
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How an American teenager became the youngest person ever to build a working nuclear fusion reactorand#160; By the age of nine, Taylor Wilson had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. At eleven, his grandmotherandrsquo;s cancer diagnosis drove him to... (read more)

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (P.S.)
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (P.S.)
by William Kamkwamba
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andldquo;A hopeful narrative about a continent on the rise.andrdquo; andmdash;New York Times Book Review andquot;For anyone who wants to understand how the African economy really works, The Bright Continent is a good place to start.andquot; andmdash... (read more)

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Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
by Alexandra Fuller
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A story of survival and war, love and madness, loyalty and forgiveness, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness is an intimate exploration of Fullerandrsquo;s parents and of the price of being possessed by Africaandrsquo;s uncompromising, fertile... (read more)

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Twenty Chickens for a Saddle: The Story of an African Childhood
Twenty Chickens for a Saddle: The Story of an African Childhood
by Robyn Scott
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An exquisitely rendered portrait of an African childhood from an astonishing new talent When Robyn Scott 's parents decide to uproot their young family from New Zealand and move to a converted cowshed in rural Botswana, life for six-year-old Robyn... (read more)

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Bay of Tigers: An African Odyssey
Bay of Tigers: An African Odyssey
by Pedro Rosa Mendes
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ADVANCE PRAISE FOR BAY OF TIGERS "A fascinating, lively, rich work of literature, and I read it with great interest. Pedro Rosa Mendes is truly an inspired author, and not only because he is capable of the most perceptive observations. He has that most... (read more)

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Introducing Global Issues 3RD Edition
Introducing Global Issues 3RD Edition
by Michael T Snarr
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According to the editors (professors of social and political studies and sociology at Wilmington College), the primary goal of this collection of 16 papers is to introduce several of the most pressing global issues and demonstrate how they are... (read more)

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Debility and the Moral Imagination in Botswana (African Systems of Thought)
Debility and the Moral Imagination in Botswana (African Systems of Thought)
by Julie Livingston
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Believing that charity inadvertently legitimates social inequality and fosters dependence, many international development organizations have increasingly sought to replace material aid with efforts to build self-reliance and local institutions. But in... (read more)

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Perspectives on Southern Africa #57: Expectations of Modernity: Myths Meanings Urban Life Zambi
Perspectives on Southern Africa #57: Expectations of Modernity: Myths Meanings Urban Life Zambi
by James Ferguson
About the Author
James Ferguson is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine, and the author of The Anti-Politics Machine: "Development," Depoliticization, and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho (1990). He is also coeditor, with Akhil Gupta... (read more)

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Africa South of the Sahara a Geographi
Africa South of the Sahara a Geographi
by Robert Stock
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"Those familiar with Robert F. Stock and his work will have been anticipating this book with some relish. He has set himself a huge task, and this he has achieved with considerable success and some panache. Stock's analysis is considered and consistent... (read more)

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AIDS, Sex, and Culture: Global Politics and Survival in Southern Africa
AIDS, Sex, and Culture: Global Politics and Survival in Southern Africa
by Ida Susser
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"The book makes an important contribution through its exploration into forms of resistance to gender inequality . . . The book provides a much-needed note of optimism in the field of gender and AIDS as well as a strong case for why interventions that... (read more)

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Cocktail Hour under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Cocktail Hour under the Tree of Forgetfulness
by Alexandra Fuller
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In Cocktail Hour under the Tree of Forgetfulness Alexandra Fuller braids a multilayered narrative around the perfectly lit, Happy Valley-era Africa of her mother's childhood; the boiled cabbage grimness of her father's English childhood; and the darker... (read more)

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Green Estate: Restoring Independence in Madagascar
Green Estate: Restoring Independence in Madagascar
by G Feeley Harnik
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Drawing on fieldwork done 1971-1973 and archival work done later, anthropologist Feeley-Harnick traces the impact of French domination through the colonial period and into the years after official Malagasy independence in 1960. She documents how the... (read more)

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Chaya Four One!
Chaya Four One!
by Hugh Chare
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Contributions in Legal Studies #4: Rhodes, the Tswana, and the British: Colonialism, Collaboration, and Conflict in the Bechuanaland Protectorate, 1885-1899
Contributions in Legal Studies #4: Rhodes, the Tswana, and the British: Colonialism, Collaboration, and Conflict in the Bechuanaland Protectorate, 1885-1899
by Paul Maylam
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From Enslavement to Environmentalism: Politics on a Southern African Border (Culture, Place, and Nature)
From Enslavement to Environmentalism: Politics on a Southern African Border (Culture, Place, and Nature)
by David Mcdermott Hughes
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The Colour Problems of South Africa: Being the Phelps-Stokes Lectures, 1933, Delivered at the University of Cape Town
The Colour Problems of South Africa: Being the Phelps-Stokes Lectures, 1933, Delivered at the University of Cape Town
by Edgar Harry Brookes
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Healing Land a Kalahari Journey
Healing Land a Kalahari Journey
by Rupert Isaacson
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Ending Autocracy, Enabling Democracy: The Tribulations of Southern Africa: 1960-2000
Ending Autocracy, Enabling Democracy: The Tribulations of Southern Africa: 1960-2000
by Robert I Rotberg
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Zulu Frontiersman
Zulu Frontiersman
by C G Dennison
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Magomero: Portrait of an African Village
Magomero: Portrait of an African Village
by Landeg White
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