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Echoes of the Ashanti Empire Part 2
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Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This research publication is the part two in a series of four about the Ashanti people, Kingdom and Empire. This research publication examines the decline and fall of the Ashanti Empire of modern-day Ghana formerly known as the Gold Coast). This research publication also examines the different internal and external (political and economic) factors that played a role in the decline of the empire
Echoes of the Ashanti Empire Part 1
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Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This research publication is the part one in a 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.
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.
Agter die Magalies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: Afrikaans. Published: January 31, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die geskiedenis van Brits en omstreke word van die oerknal tot die mid-sewentiger jare, in hierdie boek opgeteken. Indien u noord van die Magaliesberg en naby Brits groot geword het, of 'n belangstelling het in die geskiedenis van die omgewing behoort die boek baie interessant te wees. Hierdie is die begin van 'n elektroniese uitgawe van die boek wat die eerste keer in 1975 gepubliseer is.
The Zulu Wars - A Brief History
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Series: A Brief History, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 6,160. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
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The Anglo – Zulu wars, a clash between the might of the British Empire with the African Zulu Kingdom, began in 1879. The British forces, led by Lord Chelmsford, invaded Zululand. Many battles ensued, including a stunning Zulu victory at Isandlwana, and the near-collapse of the garrison at Rorke’s Drift. However, in the end, the British were triumphant. The Zulu would no longer be free.
The Land and the People: A Small Nigerian Picture
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Nigeria, located in the West of Africa, is an entity blessed with rich human and natural resources. Hence, this small article pictures its geographical location, vegetation and its vast group of people -ethnically diversed but have accommodated and ensured a peaceful co-existence.
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.
The Final Solution to Black People's Problems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book unveils amazing African ancestral secrets that reveals the true identity of many black people around the world. Among the many revelations is the secret identity of the enslaved Africans and show how this information explains the lack of development of the black race. Finally, it shows the solution for black peoples problems and some practical tips to rebuild our communities.
Bride Price
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Series: African Memoir, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A tale of intrique and ingenuity set in Africa, Bride Price tells the true story of Ian Mathie and his foster daughter, Abélé. When a hated and feared man demands to marry Abélé, Ian is forced to rely on his wits and courage to find a way within the rich traditions of the area to set a fair 'bride price' that the man would refuse to pay. Beautifully written with sensitivity and authenticity.
Outrageous Punishment: The Crime of Being a Slave
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Depending on their master, slaves were punished relentlessly to keep them in line. This led to many slave rebellions and uprisings that were never duly reported in history. It was a slave's curse to be owned by a cruel master.
De Boer Wars - Een Korte Geschiedenis
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You set the price! Words: 7,000. Language: Dutch. Published: December 20, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Dit boek laat je kennismaken met de Anglo-Boerenoorlogen, twee van de Victoriaanse oorlogen van het Britse Rijk. Het is een begrijpelijk en uitvoerig verslag van de twee Anglo-Boerenoorlogen die in de periodes 1880-1881 en 1899-1902 werden uitgevochten. Dit is een fascinerend verhaal over twee van de bloedigste en duurste oorlogen sinds meer dan een eeuw, die de twee Boerenrepublieken
Las Bóer Guerras - Una Breve Historia
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You set the price! Words: 7,650. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Las Guerras Anglo-Bóer le introducirán en una de las guerras victorianas del Imperio Británico. Se trata de un completo informe de las dos Guerras Anglo-Bóer que se libraron entre 1880-1881 y 1899-1902. Una historia fascinante acerca de una de las guerras más sangrientas y costosas de todo un siglo, que enfrentó a las dos Repúblicas Bóer de Sudáfrica
Бурские войны - Краткая История
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You set the price! Words: 6,220. Language: Russian. Published: December 6, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Книга «Англо-бурские войны» познакомит Вас с одной из войн Британской империи Викторианской эпохи. Это краткое, но исчерпывающее изложение двух англо-бурских войн 1880-1881 годов и 1899-1902 годов.Это впечатлающий рассказ об одной из самых кровопролитных и дорогостоящих войн за более чем столетие, в которой две бурские республики Южной Африки (Оранжевое Свободное Государство и Трансвааль)
Die Boer Wars - 'N Kort Geskiedenis
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You set the price! Words: 7,320. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 5, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Waarom was de Boeren Naties guerrilla tactiek perfect voor het terrein? Waarom waren de Britse tactieken, onveranderd voor meer dan een eeuw, niet langer effectief en nu antiek? Tactieken die vandaag de dag nog worden gebruikt, zoals vuren vanuit een verborgen positive en het gaan van schuilplaats naar schuilplaats, gehuld in kleding die een man doet opgaan in de achtergrond, werden op briljant
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.
Karamojo Bell
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Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Walter "Karamojo" Bell spent half his life hunting in Africa, and made a fortune from the ivory trade.
The Search for African Orality
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Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
The Boer Wars - A Brief History
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Series: A Brief History, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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The Anglo-Boer Wars will introduce you to, one of the Victorian Wars of the British Empire. A bite size comprehensive account of the two Anglo-Boer Wars fought between 1880-1881 and 1899-1902. A fascinating tale of one of the bloodiest and expensive wars for over a century, which pitted the two Boer Republics of South Africa against the might of the British Empire
Ludzie koloru tęczy, Republika Południowej Afryki
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
By ogarnąć i zrozumieć Republikę Południowej Afryki i jego mieszkańców, zacznę opowieść od jej geografii i historii tej starej i tej najnowszej. Książka opowiada w sposób ciekawy dzieje południowej części Afryki. Jak znaleźli się tam Europejczycy, jak to było z Zulusami, o co chodziło w wojnach Burskich, co dzieje się w RPA? Odpowiedzi, znajdziesz w tej książce.