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Las Bóer Guerras - Una Breve Historia
By Andrew Knight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Las Guerras Anglo-Bóer le introducirán en una de las guerras victorianas del Imperio Británico. Se trata de un completo informe de las dos Guerras Anglo-Bóer que se libraron entre 1880-1881 y 1899-1902. Una historia fascinante acerca de una de las guerras más sangrientas y costosas de todo un siglo, que enfrentó a las dos Repúblicas Bóer de Sudáfrica
Бурские войны - Краткая История
By Andrew Knight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: Russian. Published: December 6, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Книга «Англо-бурские войны» познакомит Вас с одной из войн Британской империи Викторианской эпохи. Это краткое, но исчерпывающее изложение двух англо-бурских войн 1880-1881 годов и 1899-1902 годов.Это впечатлающий рассказ об одной из самых кровопролитных и дорогостоящих войн за более чем столетие, в которой две бурские республики Южной Африки (Оранжевое Свободное Государство и Трансвааль)
Die Boer Wars - 'N Kort Geskiedenis
By Andrew Knight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 5, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Waarom was de Boeren Naties guerrilla tactiek perfect voor het terrein? Waarom waren de Britse tactieken, onveranderd voor meer dan een eeuw, niet langer effectief en nu antiek? Tactieken die vandaag de dag nog worden gebruikt, zoals vuren vanuit een verborgen positive en het gaan van schuilplaats naar schuilplaats, gehuld in kleding die een man doet opgaan in de achtergrond, werden op briljant
South African Struggles: 1902-1994
By Gerald Jonas
You set the price! Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The struggles of the Afrikaner away from British Colonialism, then the struggle fighting Apartheid till Nelson Mandela became the first democratic leader.
South African History Safari 1488-1902
By Gerald Jonas
You set the price! Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Portuguese, Khoi, Dutch,Zulu and English influence on South African History.
Karamojo Bell
By Denis OLeary
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Walter "Karamojo" Bell spent half his life hunting in Africa, and made a fortune from the ivory trade.
The Search for African Orality
By Ruth Finnegan
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
The Boer Wars - A Brief History
By Andrew Knight
Series: A Brief History, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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
Ludzie koloru tęczy, Republika Południowej Afryki
By Sławomir A. Białkowski
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: Polish. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
By ogarnąć i zrozumieć Republikę Południowej Afryki i jego mieszkańców, zacznę opowieść od jej geografii i historii tej starej i tej najnowszej. Książka opowiada w sposób ciekawy dzieje południowej części Afryki. Jak znaleźli się tam Europejczycy, jak to było z Zulusami, o co chodziło w wojnach Burskich, co dzieje się w RPA? Odpowiedzi, znajdziesz w tej książce.
Violence in Kenya
By Waithaka Samuel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
It is not encouraging to talk about violence in Kenya-killings, injuries, rape, robbery and warlords? The Ocampo’s, The Waki’s and The KNHCR’s Envelope. It is painful. It rekindles my memory years back. This can only be well felt by a victim of the same. It happened but should never happen again. Kenyans have the solutions, for the wearer of the shoe knows where it hurts. This is a true story.
Cape Town Tour Guide Safari
By Gerald Jonas
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A guide to Cape Town and the interesting stories of its people and places that made it know as "The Tavern of the Seas."
Trekdiere
By Piet Du Plessis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: 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.
Understanding Africa Book 1
By Brian Ross
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 72,330. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
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.
The Tale of The Cow Tail & Other Stories from the African Diaspora
By Lanre Ogundimu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012 by Esteem MultiMedia. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
"... a vivid view of an African community and its citizens. The author took me there, and I did not have purchase a ticket." Herb Metoyer, Author
My Passage to Africa.
By Brian C. Rushton
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is my true account of a journey to southern Africa with two of my friends in 1971, and my experiences whilst working for a fire brigade in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). There are many amusing anecdotes, but most of the humour is derived from the differences in the eras over the past 40 years, especially in today's PC climate. I hope this tale will interest, amuse & amaze the reader.
German Settlers to the Eastern Cape and the Ancestors of R.B. Ziehl
By Susan Ziehl
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
In 1858 over two thousand German peasants left Prussia to settle in South Africa to replace the German Legionnaires who arrived a year earlier. This book deals with the conditions which led them to want to emigrate and the challenges they faced on arrival. Lists of military and peasant settler names and maps indicating where they came from and where they settled are included.
The Simple Guide To Nelson Mandela
By Chris Scott
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This short, simple guide tells you all about Nelson Mandela, from his early years with the ANC, through the turbulent times and tough decisions on the use of violence for the cause, to his working with the South African government to end apartheid. On becoming president and transforming the great nation of South Africa. History in the making
Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa
By Gardner Hall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Biography of Foy Short, a pioneer evangelist who lived in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe from 1922 through 1995. The book explores not only the traditional hazards he faced as a “missionary” (wild animals, primitive tribesmen and dangerous travel) but also the doctrinal and spiritual challenges that he had to battle in establishing churches of Christ and training African teachers.
Hindbusters
By Johan Opperman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
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This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.