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Nelson Mandela Biography - The Long Walk to Freedom
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
If you believe there are no modern heroes - that fortitude and unselfish judgement in the face of adversity are out-of-date virtues, you need to read this book. Who would survive 27 years in prison without being vindictive and bitter? What he would have accomplished for 27 years if he was not in prison? This is the biography of an extraordinary human being - Nelson Mandela...
The South African Story - 3rd Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,290. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Ron McGregor is one of South Africa's most experienced tour guides. The South African Story - 3rd Edition is a collection of his commentaries, delivered in Ron's inimitable raconteurial style. For those who want a deeper understanding of the country they are visiting - but don't want to invest in a library - this is the single book that has it all.
Sketches from South African History
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 47,880. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
We all know that education has become a battleground. Anyone who believes that education can be neutral is mistaken. All ideas have consequences. Actions flow from thought patterns. The chapters in the Sketches from South African History book have been developed over many years of travel, research, investigation, presentations and interactions with key-players in our country's history.
Fair Game - A Hidden History Of The Kruger National Park
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
The Kruger National Park is an internationally renowned wildlife sanctuary and one of South Africa’s top tourist attractions. However, this wasn’t always the case. Here is the engrossing and little-known story of how an unwanted wasteland that grew into the one of the greatest game reserves in the world.
The Up-Country Man
Series: Memories of an automotive engineer, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,940. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
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In April 1967, a young British Engineer arrives in Nigeria to take up his new job. On being transferred to Enugu, the capital of the troubled Eastern Region, the regional military governor declares secession and the Republic of Biafra is born. The Federal Government immediately declares war and Ken Ryeland finds himself trapped inside the rebel enclave as Federal troops close in for the kill.
Patrice Lumumba Socialist Leader Of The Congo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Communism & socialism
Patrice Lumumba was a controversial man who gained followers quickly. His path to power coincided with the independence movement that gathered steam in Africa in the twentieth century. Lumumba received only a meager formal education. However he asserted his opinions which were published in newspapers and various anti-colonial media. He was assassinated after being removed from office in late 1960.
Sierra Leone: Inside the War - History and Narratives
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2019 by Orchid Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Africa
In 1991 a brutal civil war broke out in Sierra Leone—a war that engulfed this Third-World African nation for ten years. This book includes a history of the war and narratives from over thirty Sierra Leoneans who witnessed or took part in the fighting. Readers learn of the fighters' motivations, the politics of the war and the feelings and thoughts of people caught up in its tragic violence.
De Boer Wars - Een Korte Geschiedenis
Price: $0.99 USD. 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
Understanding Africa Book 1
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 72,330. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
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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.
Trekdiere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die Afrikanervolk se geskiedenis is 'n roemryke geskiedenis. Dit is net jammer ons kinders leer nie meer van die geskiedenis nie. Hierdie boek is 'n poging om die Boerevolk se geskiedenis in een storieboek saam te vat. Volwassenes sowel as kinders sal die boek geniet, en daarna weer opnuut respek vir ons volk se geskiedenis hê.
Literature Help: A Long Way Gone
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 104 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 289. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » Africa
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.
Haunted Africa: True Ghost Stories Part I
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..
The Boer Wars - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Africa
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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
Agter die Magalies, Deel 1: Oorsig
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.
The Zulu Wars - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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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.