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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.
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 65,350. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Sirocco: A French Girl Comes of Age in War-Torn Algeria
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Algerian War of Independence begins in 1954, forever changing the lives of the French colonials, including 10-year-old Nanna and her family. The conflict lasts for 8 years, but despite the constant threat of terrorist attacks, Nanna confronts the usual challenges of growing up--helping to raise her spirited siblings, struggling with math, and defying her harsh father by falling in love.
Against a Tide of Evil
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Against a Tide of Evil is a strident and passionate cri de coeur. It is the deeply personal account of one man driven to extreme action by the unwillingness of those in power to stop mass murder. It explores what empowers a man like Mukesh Kapila to stand up and be counted, and to act alone in the face of global indifference and venality.
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
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.
Naar de bronnen van de Nijl
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,270. Language: Dutch. Published: August 10, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery
Waar de Nijl ontspringt? In de 19de eeuw kon men die vraag niet zomaar beantwoorden. Ontdekkingsreizigers en avonturiers als Bruce, Burton, Speke, Grant, Baker, Stanley en Livingstone trokken op expeditie naar het Afrikaanse binnenland... Deze dappere mannen - en ook al eens een vrouw - hebben daarbij niet alleen hun leven op het spel gezet , maar ook dat van heel wat Afrikanen...
Zambezi Cavalcade
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Zambezi Cavalcade is the story of the Zambezi River and the many visitors who have travelled its waters or settled by its banks, from the earliest riverside kingdoms and Muslim traders to the first tourist at the end of the 19th century.
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa analyzes the invasion of the colonists into Africa during the 19th and 20th Centuries. Some of the most difficult times for Africa were during the establishment of colonialism in their countries. Colonials from Europe invaded countries in Africa with no regard for the well being or culture of the inhabited countries.
Zimbabwe, A Simple History
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of Zimbabwe from the Stone Age to the present, told in a light but entertaining way by the country’s first guide writer and its first archaeologist guide. Illustrated by both photos and line drawings it also describes the location of all the major historical and archaeological sites. This is an update of a highly successful hard copy guide first published over 20 years ago.
Journeying with God Part III
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Series: Personal Journalism, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
I started my education by learning how to write and read in Nuer language in 1991. Because I was born in Nuer land, my first language was also Nuer.
Journeying with God Part II
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Series: Personal Journalism, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,230. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Father Maluth AbiÉ›l and the history of Sudan say that the war started in Sudan before the Sudan’s official independence from British that was on the 1st of January 1956. The causes of this general war in the whole Sudan are so many, but few stand out.
Journeying with God Part I
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Series: Personal Journalism, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
I was acquitted in 1983 in the little village called Dhuording near Nasir. Nasir is one of the townships in the eastern part of the Upper Nile State in South Sudan. I take in no exact birth date in mind because my parents cannot read or write and they cannot tell me the accurate date of which I was born.
The Scarification
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Series: Personal Journalism, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book is not a result of a severe and careful research even though I attempted my best to answer some interview with different masses. The people interviewed, never knew that I was starting to compose a record like this because the interview was answered in the course of the normal conversations.
Hartbeespoortdam
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Price: Free! Words: 4,850. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 22, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Hierdie is die volledige teks van Hoofstuk 18, uit B. K. de Beer se boek: Agter die Magalies. Bertus de Beer was 'n boer langs die Krokodilrivier net 'n paar kilometer aan die onderkant van die Hartbeespoortdam. Daarom bied hy aan ons 'n unieke perspektief van die geskiedenis van die “Dam” en hoe afhanklik die boere was van die water uit die dam.
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..
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa
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Series: Legal Books, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 93,240. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many operations took place in Colonial Kenya, Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa. This book is not fiction and read in Military Academies of 5 countries. It also warns on the lack of good intelligence on the War of Terror in Sub Saharan Africa.
Nigerian Christianity and the Society of African Missions. History, Strategies and Challenges
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Church history of Nigeria from the time of the Portuguese explorations till today is narrated with special focus given to the last 150 years, where the Catholic Church started proper establishment and expansion.
Echoes of the Ashanti Empire Part 1 and 2
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Price: $5.28 USD. Words: 37,370. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This research publication is a two part series about the Ashanti people, Kingdom and Empire. This research publication examines the origins of the Ashanti people of modern-day Ghana formerly known as the Gold Coast. This research publication also examines the origins of the Ashanti Kingdom and the powerful Empire. This research publication also examines the different internal and external factor.