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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.
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 256,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
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.
Kenya in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Swahili Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kenyatta, Lake Victoria, Maasai, Samburu, Tribes, Bantu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,780. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Kenya, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, environment, and more.
Footprints
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.
Morocco in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Moroccan Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Casablanca, Marrakech, Tangier, Berber Kingdoms, Umayyads, King Mohammed VI
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,350. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Morocco.
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.
Tunisia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Tunisian Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Bourguiba, Ben Ali, Tunis, Sfax, Sousse, Bizerte, Berbers, Wadi Medjerda, Ottoman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,300. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Tunisia.
Counterinsurgency in Somalia: Lessons Learned from the African Union Mission in Somalia, 2007-2013 - Insurgents, Harakat al-Shabaab, Somali Piracy, Evolution of AMISOM, U.S. Role, Lessons Learned
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,730. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this monograph provides a detailed case study of how the African Union's (AU) largest ever peace support operation—the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)—sought to achieve its objectives.
Liberia in Perspective - Orientation Guide: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Monrovia, Ganta, Buchanan, Gbarnga, Kakata, Deforestation, American Colonization, Tubman, Doe, Taylor, Civil War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,250. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Liberia.
Niger in Perspective - Orientation Guide: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Tuareg, Talak, Sahel, Tenere, Niamey, Zinder, Maradi, Agadez, Tahoua, Arlit, Kanem-Bornu, Songhai, Coup, Djerma, Sonrai
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,680. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Niger.
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.
Boko Haram in Nigeria Encyclopedia: Confronting Terrorism from the Islamic Sect, Threat to Homeland, Political History and Expansion, Attacks, President Goodluck Jonathan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria. The group has claimed responsibility for the bombing of a bus station in April 2014 which killed over 70 people, and may have abducted over 100 schoolgirls in a later attack.
Africa's Oil Coast: How the Region's Strategic Importance May Cause Operational Challenges for AFRICOM as Currently Constructed - Organizational Structure, Forces and Allocated Resources
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 121,020. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) is at a critical crossroads regarding the trajectory of its organizational design and operational approach. As problems in Africa continue to escalate and present additional threats to U.S. national security, the combatant command faces issues it is not equipped or organizationally structured to negotiate.
Mauritania in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Hassaniya Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Nouakchott, Nouadhibou, Rosso, Taya, Sanhadja, Almoravids, Sudanic Kingdoms
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,640. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Mauritania.
Hidden Dragon, Crouching Lion: How China's Advance in Africa is Underestimated and Africa's Potential Underappreciated - Emerging Markets, Mineral Resources, BRICs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
Ethiopia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Religion, Dynasties, Folklore, Military, Relations with Neighbors, Terrorist Groups, Secessionists
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,460. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This unique guide produced by the Department of Defense provides comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Ethiopia, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Uganda God's Generals: The Pioneers
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 145,510. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book will inspire those with a desire to become missionaries.
Libya in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Libyan Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Tripoli, Benghazi, Gaddafi, Qadhafi, Tuareg, Fezzan, Al-Khufrah, Sanusi, Pariah State
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,970. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Libya.
Djibouti in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Religion, Customs, Ali Sabieh, Dikhil, Tadjoura, Obock, French Somaliland, Ismail Omar Guelleh Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This unique guide produced by the Department of Defense provides comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Djibouti, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
U.S. Military Deployments to Africa: Lessons from the Hunt for Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) - Uganda, Sub-Saharan Africa, Special Operations (SOF), People's Liberation Army (SPLA)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work explores lessons and observations from the recent United States Special Operations Forces' (USSOF) effort to help Ugandan and other African regional forces locate and apprehend Joseph Kony and members of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).