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Half a Piece of Cloth: The Courage of Africa's Countless Widows
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Riveting first-hand accounts from widows in seven African countries, many young with young children, exposing their desperate circumstances and courage. 'In tune with the African way of telling stories. Once I started reading, it was hard to put down.' From the Introduction by Emily Onyango of Kenya.
Russia Reports: Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Putin, Lavrov, BRICS, Trade, Arms Trade, Energy, Prospects for U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 147,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Competition for resources, political influence, and access to markets will continue to increase among global powers as finite resources continue to dwindle.
Art of War Paper: The Rhodesian African Rifles - The Growth and Adaptation of a Multicultural Regiment through the Rhodesian Bush War, 1965-1980 - Mugabe, Nkomo, Kissinger
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This paper in the series deals with the Rhodesian Bush War. The Rhodesian African Rifles overcame profoundly divisive racial and tribal differences among its members because a transcendent "regimental culture" superseded the disparate cultures of its individual soldiers and officers.
Hidden Dragon, Crouching Lion: How China's Advance in Africa is Underestimated and Africa's Potential Underappreciated - Emerging Markets, Mineral Resources, BRICs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This monograph is part of the Advancing Strategic Thought Series precisely because its topic is so important. As it stresses, the explosive growth of China's economic interests in Africa is arguably the most important trend in the continent's foreign relations since the end of the Cold War.
Footbridge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of one man’s walk around South Africa undertaken in 1999 in support of the South African Police Services; a first-hand account of the state of Police Service stations and the mind-set of a country. This is an intimate picture of the South African public, the remnants of Apartheid and the streets of SA like few you will ever read…
Hobson's Choice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is book is a cameo of Len Hobson’s memories of growing up in the 1930s, the early days of farming in the Karoo, his youthful exploits, his exposure to the poverty of the poor whites at that time and his grief at losing his sibling and later, two of his wives. Len Hobson is a humble soul who has never lost touch with the simple side of life. He is a down-toearth man of the soil.
Footprints
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Here is an idiosyncratic view of one of South Africa’s loveliest districts. History is certainly revealed, but the book is much more than dry-as-dust fact and chronologies. The mountains and valleys and abundant vegetation of the northern Drakensberg have inspired many people. Their stories enliven almost every page.
The Baronet And The Savage King
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
“Gold mined at Tati was identifi ed with the dynasty of the Queen of Sheba and the ancient rulers of biblical Ophir. David’s book records how this notion, mentioned in Milton’s Paradise Lost, was discarded as being romantic fi ction. But romance there is here aplenty.” JOHN GORDON DAVIS, bestselling author of Hold My Hand I’m Dying
Haunted Africa: True Ghost Stories Part I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Haunted Africa: True Ghost Stories Part 1 includes a compilation of African stories from South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda which explores demonic possessions, haunted dwellings, child ritual abuse, witchcraft and African goblins. Anything can happen in Africa; strange creatures show themselves all the time and you might have read about how people get their way all the time using goblins..
Fearful Odds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
South African Struggles: 1902-1994
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You set the price! Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The struggles of the Afrikaner away from British Colonialism, then the struggle fighting Apartheid till Nelson Mandela became the first democratic leader.
South African History Safari 1488-1902
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You set the price! Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Portuguese, Khoi, Dutch,Zulu and English influence on South African History.
Cape Town Tour Guide Safari
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A guide to Cape Town and the interesting stories of its people and places that made it know as "The Tavern of the Seas."
Trekdiere
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die Afrikanervolk se geskiedenis is 'n roemryke geskiedenis. Dit is net jammer ons kinders leer nie meer van die geskiedenis nie. Hierdie boek is 'n poging om die Boerevolk se geskiedenis in een storieboek saam te vat. Volwassenes sowel as kinders sal die boek geniet, en daarna weer opnuut respek vir ons volk se geskiedenis hê.
Understanding Africa Book 1
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 72,330. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book deals with the discovery of Africa by Europeans. Colonialism grew to domination of the continent. After the second world war suddenly untrained countries were freed. Readers learn about struggles to establish governments and battles with tribal jealousies. Constant bumbling administrations and wars continue to this day.
My Passage to Africa.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is my true account of a journey to southern Africa with two of my friends in 1971, and my experiences whilst working for a fire brigade in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). There are many amusing anecdotes, but most of the humour is derived from the differences in the eras over the past 40 years, especially in today's PC climate. I hope this tale will interest, amuse & amaze the reader.
German Settlers to the Eastern Cape and the Ancestors of R.B. Ziehl
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
In 1858 over two thousand German peasants left Prussia to settle in South Africa to replace the German Legionnaires who arrived a year earlier. This book deals with the conditions which led them to want to emigrate and the challenges they faced on arrival. Lists of military and peasant settler names and maps indicating where they came from and where they settled are included.
Hindbusters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
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This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.