Books tagged: african history

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Afro-Muse: The Evolution of African-American Music
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by Ian C. Dawkins Moore. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of music making in early African societies and its importation to America. A review showing the musical influences of Africa onto America. Chapters includes: Africa's history, musicology, instruments,the middle passage, seasoning in the islands, new world Africans arrive with their music,conversion to Christianity, the spirituals, camp meetings,the blues and hip hop's real origins.
Behind The Walled Garden of Apartheid
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Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Set against the backdrop of the draconian apartheid regime, Behind the Walled Garden of Apartheid, Datnow’s memoir of growing up in South Africa deftly conjures up the era's blatant racism and the rich African landscape. The author vividly recreates her growing up years as white and Jewish at the height of the apartheid regime.
Dust on His Soul
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
365 African Proverbs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Proverbs are the palm oil with which words are eaten - These are the golden words of the great African writer Chinua Achebe (Author – Things fall Apart). Now you can enjoy the richness in African ancient wisdom. With the satisfaction of the readers in mind, 365 proverbs of the finest African Proverbs were carefully selected for the maximum reading pleasure of everyone.365 Rich Proverbs.
The God Tribe of Shabazz - The True History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
The Tribe of Shabazz is not simply the offspring of a group of people who were the product of a disgruntled scientist who went into Africa to prove that He could “make a people that could withstand anything,” but a continuum of a vein of expression characteristic of how we as black people, who, when in our natural mind did things that were still superior to the best minds of mankind today.
True Calling: Life and Times of Revd JA Okesiji, JP
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is the biography of my maternal grandfather. A Revd gentleman who works in one of the pioneer Baptist churches in Nigeria, First Baptist Church, Oke-elerin, Ogbomoso. There are contributions from many elderly ones
The Meaning of Hotep: A Nubian Study Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,440. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
The word 'Hotep' is a phrase that has become popular among students of ancient Egyptian culture. Anpu Unnefer Amen traces the origin of the word to its Nubian foundation and shows the connection it has with historic figures such as Imhotep, Amenhotep, Tut-Ankh-Amen, and a host of others.
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.
Fearful Odds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
A Cleft of Diamonds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,750. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A Cleft of Diamonds is a story of high adventure set mainly in British & German East Africa in 1914/15. Norwood Tynbridge-Pierson, the son of Britain’s minister for war, is instructed to go to Nairobi to gauge the public’s reaction to the possibility of war with Germany. What follows is a saga of immense proportions, an African adventure of love, reckless courage, fear and astonishing triumph.