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Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States of America fought hard to become an independent nation in the latter half of the eighteenth century. A select few of these battles are remembered more than others, and they overshadow one of the most decisive victories this budding nation acquired. Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger’s Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates Summary
The Evolving Threat of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb - AQIM, Transnational Terrorism in Northwest Africa, Algerian Counterinsurgency, Sahel, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger, Trans-Sahara Partnership by Progressive Management
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The United States faces an important strategic question in northwest Africa: what level of activity by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) would constitute a sufficient threat to U.S. national security interests to warrant a more aggressive political, intelligence, military, and law enforcement response?
Discarded Victory - North Africa, 1940-1941 - World War II, Rommel, Mussolini, Mediterranean Theater, Sidi Barrani, Beda Fomm, Strategic Misjudgment, British Ground Operations Against the Axis by Progressive Management
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,410. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Anglo-Italian campaign of 1940-41 resulted in one of the most lopsided operational victories of the entire Second World War.
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.
Malawi Memories - 50 Years On by Dennis Hawkes
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dennis Hawkes went to Malawi, Central Africa, as a volunteer with Voluntary Service Overseas in 1965. He stayed for eighteen months teaching engineering in the University of Malawi Polytechnic. The book has memories of that time aided by a diary and colour slides. The book was published in case it helped others looking into the history of Malawi.
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.
Same Sex Marriage (The Female-Husband-Woman) A Play by Will Anthony, Jr
Price: $2.20 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Same sex marriage among the Nandi only occurred between female candidates. One candidate had to be in the past child bearing age and must not have born a male child. The purpose of the union was to generate a male inheritor for the female husband woman. The process was unique as the new female husband had to forgo any form of sexual interaction. So how will the inheritor be born?
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.
Africa; Colonized And Terrorized by Will Anthony, Jr
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Everyone seems to have come from Africa, the continent that straddles the tropics and the equator! Africa has been alleged by archeologists to be the Mother of Humanity. This can be proved by civilizations that stretch from as far as Egypt to Zimbabwe. Interestingly, the researchers who have come to prove that Africa is the cradle of the first human civilization are not children of Africa per se.
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.
Literature Help: A Long Way Gone by Students' Academy
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.
Chronology of Important Events by South Sudan Nation
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Discipleship Press. Categories: 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.
Claridade - La coscienza illuminata di Capo Verde by Jorge Canifa Alves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: Italian. Published: February 26, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Saggio sulla storia della letteratura capoverdiana e le sue sperimentazioni culturali.
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.