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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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Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness (11 Edition)
Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness (11 Edition)
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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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 and#160; Dayo Olopade knew from personal experience that Western news reports on conflict, disease, and poverty obscure the true story of modern... (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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Chaya Four One!
Chaya Four One!
by Hugh Chare
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It is 1969 and James Martin, with a newly won degree in mining engineering, sets out to take up employment in Zambia, independent for just five years after British rule. He takes the boat from Southampton to Capetown then motors upcountry through South... (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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In 1997, Pedro Rosa Mendes traveled across Africa--6,000 miles from the west to the east coast, from Angola to Mozambique. He interviewed relief workers and corrupt local officials, widows and orphans, soldiers and survivors, piecing together a rich... (read more)

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One Day I Will Write about This Place: A Memoir
One Day I Will Write about This Place: A Memoir
by Binyavanga Wainaina
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“A Kenyan Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man . . . suffused by a love affair with language.”—Publishers Weekly, Top Ten Books of 2011 In this vivid and compelling memoir, Binyavanga Wainaina tumbles through his middle-class... (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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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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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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In this comprehensive narrative of the political and economic evolution of Africa, Robert I. Rotberg explains the critical events, players and policies in the continent's tumultuous shift toward democracy. The book reviews the process of decolonization... (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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Africa south of the Sahara is a region in transition. The optimism of the early post-independence years has long since faded, replaced by a pervasive sense of crisis that typically includes slow and often negative economic growth, a crushing debt burden,... (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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AIDS, Sex, and Culture is a revealing examination of the impact the AIDS epidemic in Africa has had on women, based on the author’s own extensive ethnographic research. based on the author's own story growing up in South Africa looks at the impact... (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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Zulu Frontiersman
Zulu Frontiersman
by C G Dennison
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Healing Land a Kalahari Journey
Healing Land a Kalahari Journey
by Rupert Isaacson
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Namibia under South African Rule: Mobility & Containment, 1915-1946
Namibia under South African Rule: Mobility & Containment, 1915-1946
by Patricia Hayes
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-321) and index.... (read more)

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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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A challenging ethnographic and historical look at the politics of eco-development in the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border zone.... (read more)

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Cultural Struggle & Development in Southern Africa
Cultural Struggle & Development in Southern Africa
by Preben Kaarsholm
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Frontline Southern Africa: Destructive Engagement
Frontline Southern Africa: Destructive Engagement
by Phyllis Johnson
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