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Countering the al-Shabaab Insurgency in Somalia: Lessons for U.S. Special Operations Forces - Mogadishu, Somali Terrorism, al-Qaeda, Relations with Ethiopia and Kenya
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 96,820. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This work provides a meaningful context to al-Shabaab and the Somali milieu. Al Shabaab has been pushed from all of its major strongholds by a robust international effort, and its violent Salafism has alienated many Somalis.
Drought at Dawn - Eclipse of a Daunting People
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
It's a common practice for victims of military conflicts to narrate their own experiences, but sometimes it takes outsiders to examine the problems that lead to conflicts. In doing so however, one has to consider the opinions of the victims. This book is written In memory of all who died in the military dictatorship of Ibrahim Babanjida, Sani Abacha, and Olusegun Obasanjo.
A History of the East African Coast
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book tells the history of the East African coast from ancient times to today, from the slave markets and clove plantations of Zanzibar, to the stone towns of the Lamu Archipelago, to the fight for control of Mombasa and its great bastion, Fort Jesus. It tells the stories of Zanzibari sultans, Swahili merchants, Portuguese explorers and Christian missionaries in an epic story of 4000 years.
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 256,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic (256,000 words & 140 photos) explores the land, wildlife, culture, history and religion of Kigezi colonial district (Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu & Rukungiri) in south-west Uganda from earliest times to the present. It includes descriptions of national parks, wildlife (Mountain Gorilla), and people with biographies, contemporary descriptions and an extensive bibliography.