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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?
The Sin In My Blackness by Nkateko Masinga
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
I have found a beauty in blackness that I am willing to defend, a beauty that I will not allow to be contained or stifled. I refuse to succumb to the notion that I must hide my hair, bleach my skin or make apologies for the way I sound when I speak. I have written this book as a form of love letter to myself; to say: There is no shame or sin in my blackness.
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.
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?
Children of Freedom by Lea Ann Douglas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Xhosa storyteller Inkululeko tells the story of her life and narrates the history of South Africa from the start of the twentieth century until just before the end of apartheid. He stories help preserve the native African culture, inspiring her people and keeping hope alive.
Patrice Lumumba Socialist Leader Of The Congo by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and 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.
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 Gudes: 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.
Ibegwu! Ogugu People's Culture by Angela Oguche Onoja
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a detailed history of Ogugu, a community in Olamaboro LGA of Kogi State, Nigeria, West Africa, Explaining the most controversial culture of the people known as 'Ibegwu'.
Drought at Dawn - Eclipse of a Daunting People by Mazi Ngozi Ottih
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
It's a common practice for victims of military conflicts to narrate their own experiences, but sometimes it takes outsiders to examine the problems that lead to conflicts. In doing so however, one has to consider the opinions of the victims. This book is written In memory of all who died in the military dictatorship of Ibrahim Babanjida, Sani Abacha, and Olusegun Obasanjo.
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.
Zambezi Cavalcade by Mark Igoe
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Zambezi Cavalcade is the story of the Zambezi River and the many visitors who have travelled its waters or settled by its banks, from the earliest riverside kingdoms and Muslim traders to the first tourist at the end of the 19th century.
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.
Journeying with God Part III by John Monyjok Maluth
Series: Journalism, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
I started my education by learning how to write and read in Nuer language in 1991. Because I was born in Nuer land, my first language was also Nuer.
Journeying with God Part I by John Monyjok Maluth
Series: Journalism, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
I 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. I have no exact birth date in mind because my parents cannot read or write. They could not tell me the accurate date of which I was born.