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African kingdoms : an encyclopedia of empires and civilizations.

Aderinto, Ph D. Saheed. Aderinto, Saheed.

(2017)  | 9781610695794 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 426pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2017
AUD 173.95 (inc. GST), AUD 158.14 (ex. GST),
Africa has a long and fascinating history and is a place of growing importance in the world history curriculum. This detailed encyclopedia covers the history of African kingdoms from antiquity through the mid-19th century, tracing the dynasties' ties to modern globalization and influences on world culture...

The Politics of Peacemaking in Africa: Non-State Actors' Role in the Liberian Civil War

Afolabi, Babatunde Tolu.

(2017)  | 9781847011589 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 21/7/2017
AUD 89.95 (inc. GST), AUD 81.77 (ex. GST),
'Throws light on the role of several key agents in bringing to an end one of thedarkest episodes in post-independence African history.' Ebenezer Obadare,University of Kansas Until the 1990s, conflict resolution and peacemaking fellto states, the UN and other intergovernmental organizations. In recent...

Feeding Globalization: Madagascar and the Provisioning Trade, 1600–1800

Hooper, Jane.

(2017)  | 9780821422540 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 7/8/2017
AUD 57.95 (inc. GST), AUD 52.68 (ex. GST),
Between 1600 and 1800, the promise of fresh food attracted more than sevenhundred English, French, and Dutch vessels to Madagascar. Throughout thisperiod, European ships spent months at sea in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans,but until now scholars have not fully examined how crews were fed during theselong...

Julius Nyerere

Bjerk, Paul.

(2017)  | 9780821422601 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 116pp | Availability last checked: 7/8/2017
AUD 23.95 (inc. GST), AUD 21.77 (ex. GST),
With vision, hard-nosed judgment, and biting humor, Julius Nyerere confrontedthe challenges of nation building in modern Africa. Constructing Tanzania out ofa controversial Cold War union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar, Nyerere emergedas one of independent Africa’s most influential leaders. He pursued...

The Merchants of Oran: A Jewish Port at the Dawn of Empire

Schreier, Joshua.

(2017)  | 9780804799140 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 7/8/2017
AUD 81.95 (inc. GST), AUD 74.50 (ex. GST),
The Merchants of Oran weaves together the history of a Mediterranean port citywith the lives of Oran's Jewish mercantile elite during the transition to Frenchcolonial rule. Through the life of Jacob Lasry and other influential Jewishmerchants, Joshua Schreier tells the story of how this diverse and...


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