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Peace Versus Justice?: The Dilemma of Transitional Justice in Africa
Peace Versus Justice?: The Dilemma of Transitional Justice in Africa
by Chandra Lekha (edt) Sriram
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The chapters in this volume consider a wide range of approaches to accountability and peacebuilding. These include not only domestic courts and tribunals, hybrid tribunals, or the International Criminal Court, but also truth commissions and informal or... (read more)

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African Urban Spaces in Historical Perspective (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)
African Urban Spaces in Historical Perspective (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)
by Toyin Falola
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African Urban Spaces in Historical Perspectivepresents new and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of African urban history and culture. It presents original research and integrates historical methodologies with those of anthropology, geography... (read more)

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Mazambuko
Mazambuko
by Charles Mungoshi
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This collection of ten short stories have been selected from Writing Still, Writing Now, Laughing Now and Women Writing Zimbabwe, and translated into Shona by two highly regarded Zimbabwean writers, Charles Mungoshi and Musaemura Zimunya. Crossing... (read more)

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Twelfth Group of Assignments - The Terrorist Caper
Twelfth Group of Assignments - The Terrorist Caper
by Ike Morah
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For justice and freedom Ike fights all evil doers to achieve peace for mankind in this action packed saga.... (read more)

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Ethiopia: The Last Two Frontiers (Eastern Africa Series Eastern Africa)
Ethiopia: The Last Two Frontiers (Eastern Africa Series Eastern Africa)
by John Markakis
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Provides the gist of one scholar's knowledge of this country acquired over several decades. The author of numerous works on Ethiopia, Markakis presents here an overarching, concise historical profile of a momentous effort to integrate a multicultural... (read more)

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Forest of a Thousand Daemons: A Hunter's Saga
Forest of a Thousand Daemons: A Hunter's Saga
by D. O. Fagunwa
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"His total conviction in multiple existences within our physical world is as much an inspiration to some of the most brilliant fiction in Yoruba writing as it is a deeply felt urge to 'justify the ways of God to man.'"—Wole Soyinka, translator and... (read more)

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African Women Writing Resistance: An Anthology of Contemporary Voices (Women in Africa and the Diaspora)
African Women Writing Resistance: An Anthology of Contemporary Voices (Women in Africa and the Diaspora)
by Jennifer Browdy De Hernandez
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African Women Writing Resistance is the first transnational anthology to focus on women’s strategies of resistance to the challenges they face in Africa today.  The anthology brings together personal narratives, testimony, interviews, short... (read more)

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The Loss Library and Other Unfinished Stories (Africa List)
The Loss Library and Other Unfinished Stories (Africa List)
by Ivan Vladislavic and Sunandini Banerjee
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"Not writing is always a relief and sometimes a pleasure. Writing about what cannot be written, by contrast, is the devil’s own job." In this unusual text, a blend of essay, fiction, and literary genealogy, South African novelist Ivan Vladislavic... (read more)

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A Woman's Voice
A Woman's Voice
by Mary Karooro Okurut
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The first short story anthology by Ugandan women includes twelve stories. They vividly illuminate the courage and endurance of Ugandan women in the face of hardships and social injustice. The book is published by the publishing arm of the Uganda Women... (read more)

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The Sudan Handbook
The Sudan Handbook
by John (edt) Ryle
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The Sudan Handbook, based on the Rift Valley Institute's successful Sudan Field Course, is an authoritative and accessible introduction to Sudan, vividly written and edited by leading Sudanese and international specialists. The handbook offers a concise... (read more)

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Where I Stand: Volume I: A Collection of Speeches and Newspaper Articles 1992-1995
Where I Stand: Volume I: A Collection of Speeches and Newspaper Articles 1992-1995
by Ph. D. Cmc Papa Kwesi Nduom
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The first of three volumes planned for publication, Where I Stand is a collection of essays and articles written by Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, a consultant, entrepreneur and politician in the Republic of Ghana. Dr. Nduom, known as Mr. Fix-it for his ability to... (read more)

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Fire
Fire
by Sebastian Junger
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Sebastian Junger came to the attention of many readers in 1997 with The Perfect Storm, his bestselling account of a ferocious storm off the coast of Nova Scotia and the men and women whose lives were affected by it. However, readers of Vanity... (read more)

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Sexuality and Gender Politics in Mozambique: Rethinking Gender in Africa
Sexuality and Gender Politics in Mozambique: Rethinking Gender in Africa
by Signe Arnfred
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This book is about gender politics in Mozambique over three decades from 1975 to 2005. The book is also about different ways of understanding gender and sexuality. Gender policies from Portuguese colonialism, through Frelimo socialism to later neo... (read more)

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Longus: Daphnis & Chloe
Longus: Daphnis & Chloe
by J. R. (trn) Morgan
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This edition of "Daphnis and Chloe" provides a modern commentary in English on Longus' work. It presents a sequential reading of the novel, using the tools of modern literary theory to explain how narrative articulates meaning, and exploring Longus... (read more)

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Kwani? 4
Kwani? 4
by Binyavanga Wainaina
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Following and keeping close to the great tradition set by its three predecessors, Kwani? 4 presents a wail of new voices in literary concert with the not so new. The now established talents- Binyavanga Wainaina, Muthoni Garland, Doreen Baingana- share... (read more)

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Laugh It Off Annual 4: South African Youth Culture
Laugh It Off Annual 4: South African Youth Culture
by Jacana Media
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A compilation of poetry, short stories, photography, graphic design, and numerous articles, this diverse reference contains political commentary contributed by South Africas youth. From adolescence to the apocalypse and from Jacob Zuma—a member of... (read more)

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New Generation African Writers: Migration, Material Culture, and Language
New Generation African Writers: Migration, Material Culture, and Language
by Brenda Cooper
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There is a new interest among publishers in New York and London in books by writers of African origin. These authors have often grown up or passed their early adult years out of Africa. The Orange Prize for Fiction was awarded in London 2007 to... (read more)

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War in African Literature Today (African Literature Today)
War in African Literature Today (African Literature Today)
by Ernest N. Emenyonu
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Since the second half of the twentieth century, no single phenomenon has marred the image and development of Africa more than senseless fratricidal wars which rapidly followed the political independence of nations. This issue of African Literature Today... (read more)

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Living Out Loud
Living Out Loud
by Anna Quindlen
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"A panopticon of life in this decade, sure to be valuable to future social historians She touches on life, love, home, family, work, men, women, children and issues large and small." CHICAGO TRIBUNE The voice is Anna Quindlen's. But we know the... (read more)

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Granta: The Magazine of New Writing #92: Granta 92: The View from Africa
Granta: The Magazine of New Writing #92: Granta 92: The View from Africa
by Ian Jack
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This issue of Granta reveals what the Africans themselves think about their continent with its diverse cultures and classes among its many nations. Granta 92 includes new writing from such literary superstars as J.M. Coetzee, Zakes Mda, Emmanuel Dongala,... (read more)

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