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A Painful Journey and More
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899 after a personal tragedy. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
Infoboxx Book of Sikaman Awards
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Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This is a collection of Sikaman Awards from 2010 to 2014, supported by Infoboxx. The awards are compiled annually, using social media. It is meant to be fun but also chronicle the events of each year in Ghana.
The Armoured Train Incident
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
On 15 November 1899, near the start of the Anglo-Boer War, an armoured train with a young Winston Churchill aboard ground its way through the misty hinterland of Natal, South Africa. The Boers, fearsome, brave Afrikaner farmers known for their marksmanship, had proved to be a formidable force. As the train steamed along, the soldiers were aware the elusive foe could strike at any time.
Literature Help: A Long Way Gone
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 104 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 289. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The author describes how he was brainwashed by the army and they taught him the use of guns and drugs.In one year with the army he experienced a lot of bloodshed and violence in which he also took part.
Chronology of Important Events in South Sudan Nation 1822 - 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Discipleship Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book is a public domain item. You are welcome to read it for personal references about South Sudan. You may be a South Sudanese or not, but you must not publish this book for commercial purposes. Read it for yourself and stay blessed.
Ibegwu! Ogugu People's Culture
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a detailed history of Ogugu, a community in Olamaboro LGA of Kogi State, Nigeria, West Africa, Explaining the most controversial culture of the people known as 'Ibegwu'.
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.
Claridade - La coscienza illuminata di Capo Verde
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: Italian. Published: February 26, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Essay » Literature
Saggio sulla storia della letteratura capoverdiana e le sue sperimentazioni culturali.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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