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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profoundly divisive racial and tribal differences among its members because a transcendent "regimental culture" superseded the disparate cultures of its individual soldiers and officers.
Fever: The Appetite of Fever (Book III)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 58,640. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 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
Fever: Rising Temperature of Fever (Book II)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 55,440. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 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
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.
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
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa
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Series: Legal Books, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 91,340. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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."
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.
Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Biography of Foy Short, a pioneer evangelist who lived in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe from 1922 through 1995. The book explores not only the traditional hazards he faced as a “missionary” (wild animals, primitive tribesmen and dangerous travel) but also the doctrinal and spiritual challenges that he had to battle in establishing churches of Christ and training African teachers.