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La bestia e l'uomo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: Italian. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
La storia di Paul Belloni du Chaillu, il primo uomo bianco a incontrare un gorilla. Dalle foreste del Gabon, alla Londra vittoriana eccitata dalle teorie di Darwin, all'America dei circhi delle meraviglie: la storia di un uomo che ebbe molte patrie, ma morì senza una bandiera.
Building Better Bridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This piece for people who feel abandoned and those that thought they are suffering alone and in vain. The Good Master’s reward can never be compared with whatever you are passing through now. Be encouraged. And to the youth who cannot differentiate between right and wrong between poverty and laziness to see and wake up from the slumber. The journey is too far. I implore you, wake up an
Agter die Magalies, Deel 2: Die Mense van die Krokodilriviervallei
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.
Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History | Summary
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
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?
Malawi Memories - 50 Years On
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.
Same Sex Marriage (The Female-Husband-Woman) A Play
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?
Africa; Colonized And Terrorized
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
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
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
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 104 ยท 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
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
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.
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa
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.
Journeying with God Part III
Series: Journalism, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The author started his educational journey, by learning how to write and read in the Nuer language, in 1991. Because he was born in Nuer land, his first language was Nuer. Read this book, to find out his funny stories, relating to his concepts about learning in general. This book will teach you more about the education concept in South Sudan.
Journeying with God Part I
Series: Journalism, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The author was born in 1983 in the little village called Dhuording near Nasir. Nasir is one of the townships in the eastern part of the Upper Nile State in South Sudan. He has no exact birth date in mind, because his parents cannot read or write. They could not tell him his accurate date of which he was born.
The Scarification Guide
Series: Journalism, Book 5. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Scarification Guide, is not a result of a serious research even though the author tried his best, to interview different people from different states of South Sudan. Read it, and experience the pain caused by this graduation act. The author of this book, received the marks on his forehead in November, 1997 when he was about 14.
Hartbeespoortdam
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.
The Zulu Wars - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 2. You set the price! 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.
The Land and the People: A Small Nigerian Picture
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Nigeria, located in the West of Africa, is an entity blessed with rich human and natural resources. Hence, this small article pictures its geographical location, vegetation and its vast group of people -ethnically diversed but have accommodated and ensured a peaceful co-existence.