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Fridge Truck by Charles G. Dyer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
A coffee break book. Early in the South African Border war, I am stationed near the Angola border as a military transport driver. This is the story of one memorable exciting incident that took place there.
Rhodesialeaks by Royal Tendai Archive
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Financial History of Economic Exploitation in Southern Africa. It is the basis of a £4,000,000,000.00 Hut Tax Refund claim filed against the British Crown and Government in June 2017.
United States of South Africa by Brother Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 11, 2017 by Robin Beck. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Common, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book reveals exactly how we are enslaved and how we may break the shackles and gain our freedom. After all, only you can own yourself, no one else. Backed up by meticulous research, this book will reveal all the ways that we are enslaved and controlled from banking and money to maritime law and the statutes that bind us. It will also lead you to walk the path to liberty.
The Denkyirahene [1500 – 2017] by Zaza Dentu
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
One of the earliest Akan Empires was formed by Denkyira whose skill in statesmanship and governance was surpassed by none and to be copied by latter Empires such as the Asanti Empire. The Denkyira Empire then controlled all the Akan states led by their all powerful Agona Royal Family. The Chief Priest of the ruling Agona Family was Okomfo Anokye who became famous in the Asante Empire.
Agter die Magalies, Deel 2: Die Mense van die Krokodilriviervallei by B.K. de Beer
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: Afrikaans. Published: September 24, 2016 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die grootste deel van Hoofstuk 13, van die oorspronklike Agter die Magalies boek is vervat in hierdie afdeling. Ontmoet van die mense wat die vrugbare vallei langs die Krokodilrivier hulle tuiste gemaak het. Deel in die lief en leed van hulle alledaagse bestaan, maar met die insig van groter gebeure wat hulle lewens drasties beinvloed het.
WORLD INTELLECTUALS ON INDIA by Bharat Somal
You set the price! Words: 29,840. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
After studying Vedas, Manusmriti and Sharia, I ‘BHARAT SOMAL’ have come up with the constitution which will fit almost any nation, my focus is on my own country ‘INDIA’.I am seeing how great ‘‘BHARAT’varsh’, i.e., ‘BHARAT’ aka INDIA has lost its glory, it is on the verge of losing its roots and falling like a giant tree. I felt that existing CONSTITUTION of ‘BHARAT’ which was given by British allo
Media Landscape 2014: Celebrating 20 Years of South Africa's Media by GCIS
Price: Free! Words: 78,510. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Media Landscape 2014 is a collection of chapters from media experts. Each of them was asked to consider the media landscape of 1994, to reflect on how far we have come, and to suggest a roadmap for the future. All were given the opportunity to present a range of views and opinions and to focus on the print, broadcast and digital media space where appropriate.
No Valley Without Shadows: MSF and the fight for affordable ARVs in South Africa by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Southern Africa
Price: Free! Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / AIDS & HIV, Nonfiction » History » Africa
"No Valley Without Shadows" gives an insiders’ account of the early days of the HIV treatment movement in South Africa during the 2000s. To take its place in this battle, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders would have to overcome internal resistance, seemingly impossible financial barriers, multiple lawsuits, and the shame and terror of the very people they were trying to help.
Letters from Lonehill by James Forson
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Essay » Literature
In this entertaining collection of short stories, James Forson light-heartedly explores some of his memories of the Western Cape Province in South Africa and confronts some of the challenges and ironies of the world of business. Sometimes humorous, sometimes pithy, the stories strike a responsive chord with our own life experiences. A pleasant read to while away the weekend.
Nyayo Za Obama by Safari E. Ohumay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,910. Language: Swahili. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Nyayo za Obama ni kitabu kinachosimulia maisha ya rais Barack Obama na mafanikio yake ya kihistoria katika siasa ya Marekani. Kimeandikwa kwa madhumuni mahasusi ya kuboresha lugha ya Kiswahili, kikisisitiza utumiaaji wa Kiswahili sanifu. Kwa minajili hiyo, sura tano kati ya nane zinazungumzia historia ya raia na taifa, changamoto zake, na majukumu yake kama taifa kiongozi ulimwenguni.
A Painful Journey and More by Vernon W. Wilson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: 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.
The Armoured Train Incident by Kathy Stewart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: 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.
Hobson's Choice by David Hilton-Barber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, 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 by David Hilton-Barber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, 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.
The Baronet And The Savage King by David Hilton-Barber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, 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 Affects of Colonialism in Africa by Matthew Croyle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: 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.
Hartbeespoortdam by B.K. de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 22, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: 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 by Mary Devey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Africa
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..
Agter die Magalies, Deel 1: Oorsig by B.K. de Beer
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 36,020. Language: Afrikaans. Published: January 31, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: 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.
De Boer Wars - Een Korte Geschiedenis by Andrew Knight
You set the price! Words: 7,000. Language: Dutch. Published: December 20, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » War
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