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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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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 Fuller’s parents and of the price of being possessed by Africa’s uncompromising, fertile... (read more)

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Africa House
Africa House
by Christina Lamb
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The true account of an English gentleman, Major Gore-Brown, who chose to build a Utopian house of childhood fantasies by the Lake of Crocodiles in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia), and find love with a young English orphan girl less than half his age... (read more)

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American-Southern African Relations: Bibliographic Essays
American-Southern African Relations: Bibliographic Essays
by Mohamed A El Khawas
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This small volume will contribute to both the graduate student's search for information and the undergraduate's general knowledge of formerly Portuguese Africa and currently white-dominated Africa. It should be added to all college libraries where there... (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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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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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is the immensely engaging and inspiring true account of an enterprising African teenager who constructed a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his entire community. William Kamkwamba shares the remarkable... (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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Masked Raiders: Irish Banditry in Southern Africa, 1880-1899
Masked Raiders: Irish Banditry in Southern Africa, 1880-1899
by Charles Van Onselen
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For two decades before a railway system linked southern Africa's principal cities in the mid-1890s, the world's richest supplies of diamonds and gold were transported by coach and horses to distant ports for export. For Irish soldiers based at Fort... (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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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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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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Zulu Frontiersman
Zulu Frontiersman
by C G Dennison
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Mozambique Mysteries
Mozambique Mysteries
by Lisa St Aubin De Teran
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The Ila-Speaking Peoples of Northern Rhodesia, 2 Volumes
The Ila-Speaking Peoples of Northern Rhodesia, 2 Volumes
by Edwin W Smith
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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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The Sunny Land
The Sunny Land
by Margreta Oldevig
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At the Fireside True Southern African Stories
At the Fireside True Southern African Stories
by Roger Webster
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