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Nonfiction » History » AfricaSub-categories: Africa / South / Republic of South Africa | Western region | Central region | South | Northern region | Eastern region
Footbridge by Roger Russell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of one man’s walk around South Africa undertaken in 1999 in support of the South African Police Services; a first-hand account of the state of Police Service stations and the mind-set of a country. This is an intimate picture of the South African public, the remnants of Apartheid and the streets of SA like few you will ever read…
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.
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I) by Yas Niger
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 65,970. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Against a Tide of Evil by Mukesh Kapila
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Against a Tide of Evil is a strident and passionate cri de coeur. It is the deeply personal account of one man driven to extreme action by the unwillingness of those in power to stop mass murder. It explores what empowers a man like Mukesh Kapila to stand up and be counted, and to act alone in the face of global indifference and venality.
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
A History of the East African Coast by Charles Cornelius
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book tells the history of the East African coast from ancient times to today, from the slave markets and clove plantations of Zanzibar, to the stone towns of the Lamu Archipelago, to the fight for control of Mombasa and its great bastion, Fort Jesus. It tells the stories of Zanzibari sultans, Swahili merchants, Portuguese explorers and Christian missionaries in an epic story of 4000 years.
Naar de bronnen van de Nijl by Guy Didelez
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,270. Language: Dutch. Published: August 10, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Waar de Nijl ontspringt? In de 19de eeuw kon men die vraag niet zomaar beantwoorden. Ontdekkingsreizigers en avonturiers als Bruce, Burton, Speke, Grant, Baker, Stanley en Livingstone trokken op expeditie naar het Afrikaanse binnenland... Deze dappere mannen - en ook al eens een vrouw - hebben daarbij niet alleen hun leven op het spel gezet , maar ook dat van heel wat Afrikanen...
Zimbabwe, A Simple History by Mark Igoe
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of Zimbabwe from the Stone Age to the present, told in a light but entertaining way by the country’s first guide writer and its first archaeologist guide. Illustrated by both photos and line drawings it also describes the location of all the major historical and archaeological sites. This is an update of a highly successful hard copy guide first published over 20 years ago.
Journeying with God Part II by John Monyjok Maluth
Series: Journalism, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,910. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Father Maluth Abiɛl and the history of Sudan say that the war started in Sudan before the Sudan’s official independence from British that was on the 1st of January 1956. The causes of this general war in the whole Sudan are so many, but few stand out.
Haunted Africa: True Ghost Stories Part I by Mary Devey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Haunted Africa: True Ghost Stories Part 1 includes a compilation of African stories from South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda which explores demonic possessions, haunted dwellings, child ritual abuse, witchcraft and African goblins. Anything can happen in Africa; strange creatures show themselves all the time and you might have read about how people get their way all the time using goblins..
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa by Jacobus Kotze
Series: Legal Books, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 91,340. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Africa
It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many operations took place in Colonial Kenya, Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa. This book is not fiction and read in Military Academies of 5 countries. It also warns on the lack of good intelligence on the War of Terror in Sub Saharan Africa.
Nigerian Christianity and the Society of African Missions. History, Strategies and Challenges by Francis Rozario SMA S. I
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
The Church history of Nigeria from the time of the Portuguese explorations till today is narrated with special focus given to the last 150 years, where the Catholic Church started proper establishment and expansion.
Echoes of the Ashanti Empire Part 1 and 2 by Dennis Mensah
Price: $5.28 USD. Words: 37,370. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This research publication is a two part series about the Ashanti people, Kingdom and Empire. This research publication examines the origins of the Ashanti people of modern-day Ghana formerly known as the Gold Coast. This research publication also examines the origins of the Ashanti Kingdom and the powerful Empire. This research publication also examines the different internal and external factor.
Echoes of the Ashanti Empire Part 2 by Dennis Mensah
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This research publication is the part two in a series of four about the Ashanti people, Kingdom and Empire. This research publication examines the decline and fall of the Ashanti Empire of modern-day Ghana formerly known as the Gold Coast). This research publication also examines the different internal and external (political and economic) factors that played a role in the decline of the empire
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic by Ian Cantwell
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 256,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Fearful Odds by Dave Tippetts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
The Final Solution to Black People's Problems by Mawuli
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book unveils amazing African ancestral secrets that reveals the true identity of many black people around the world. Among the many revelations is the secret identity of the enslaved Africans and show how this information explains the lack of development of the black race. Finally, it shows the solution for black peoples problems and some practical tips to rebuild our communities.
Bride Price by Ian Mathie
Series: African Memoir, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of intrique and ingenuity set in Africa, Bride Price tells the true story of Ian Mathie and his foster daughter, Abélé. When a hated and feared man demands to marry Abélé, Ian is forced to rely on his wits and courage to find a way within the rich traditions of the area to set a fair 'bride price' that the man would refuse to pay. Beautifully written with sensitivity and authenticity.
South African Struggles: 1902-1994 by Gerald Jonas
You set the price! Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: 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.