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Fair Game - A Hidden History Of The Kruger National Park
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 71,670. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
The Kruger National Park is an internationally renowned wildlife sanctuary and one of South Africa’s top tourist attractions. However, this wasn’t always the case. Here is the engrossing and little-known story of how an unwanted wasteland that grew into the one of the greatest game reserves in the world.
The Revolutionary United Front (RUF) and Child Soldiers During Sierra Leone's Civil War - Use of Drugged Soldiers to Commit Horrific Atrocities During Guerilla War, Involvement of Libya and Gadhafi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Poorly trained, immature and drugged, child soldiers would commit unimaginably horrific atrocities on a grand scale. The RUF saw children as a free, easy to manipulate, abundant, and when drugged, aggressively inhumane force that would conduct fighting for the side that gave them a sense of belonging and home.
Sketches from South African History
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 47,880. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
We all know that education has become a battleground. Anyone who believes that education can be neutral is mistaken. All ideas have consequences. Actions flow from thought patterns. The chapters in the Sketches from South African History book have been developed over many years of travel, research, investigation, presentations and interactions with key-players in our country's history.
On My Watch ~ Behind the News Book I
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,510. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
ON MY WATCH is a first-person, “eye-witness” account of life in the years between the Great Depression of the 1920s and the Great Recession of the 2000s. A fully illustrated 400-page soft-cover memoir reflecting on South Africa and its wavering democracy.
United States and Chinese Economic Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Analysis - Conventional Aid Attached to Structural and Social Reform, Profit-driven Trade, Western Model Challenged
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,500. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Much has been written about Chinese enterprise in sub-Saharan Africa, most bad and some good, which is mainly due to the profit-driven approach, where aid distribution is tied to trade, directly or indirectly. The United States' relationship to the region is fundamentally different, following a Western model of conditional aid attached to structural and social reform.
The Sources of Protracted Conflict in the Western Sahara - Algerian Hegemony, Spanish Decolonization, Ceasefire, UN Problems, Algeria and Polisario Front, SADR, Tindouf Region, Morocco, ISIS, al-Qaeda
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Since the ceasefire of 1991, Morocco and the POLISARIO Front have maintained a stalemate in the Western Sahara conflict. This obscure war, which recently surpassed forty years of hostilities, is at the center of a complex set of regional and foreign interests that encourage its prolongation.
Entrepreneurship as a Source of Economic, Political, and Social Improvement in Sub-Saharan Africa - Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Five Factors, Freedom, Labor, Infrastructure, Governance, Environment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,510. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
A three-country case study was used to analyze the economic, political, and social impacts of entrepreneurship, and the development of entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa was studied through the lens of five entrepreneurial factors (freedom, labor, infrastructure, governance, and business environment).
Boko Haram: Africa's New JV Team? Nigeria (GoN) and U.S. Bilateral Relationship, AQIM, Al Shabaab, Islamic State, ISIS, Ethnic, Political, and Military Infrastructure, Caliphate System, AFRICOM, AGOA
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study examines the threat Boko Haram poses to Nigeria and its neighbors in West Africa, and determines the extent to which ensuing regional instability may or may not threaten United States (U.S.) national interests in the region.
United States Counterterrorism Strategy in the Trans-Sahara and the Rise of Salafi-Jihadism in the Sahel - Nigeria, Mali, and Mauritania, Boko Haram, Ansaru, AQIM, Ansar Al-Dine, Mujao, Al-Qaeda
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,840. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This study examines the efficacy of U.S. counterterrorism strategy in the region vis-a-vis African states' capacity to explain the persisting Salafi-Jihadist organizations in the region. Exploring Salafi-Jihadism's ideological, doctrinal, and historical aspects illustrates that these organizations have limited interest in political solutions.
WORLD INTELLECTUALS ON INDIA
You set the price! Words: 29,840. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
After studying Vedas, Manusmriti and Sharia, I ‘BHARAT SOMAL’ have come up with the constitution which will fit almost any nation, my focus is on my own country ‘INDIA’.I am seeing how great ‘‘BHARAT’varsh’, i.e., ‘BHARAT’ aka INDIA has lost its glory, it is on the verge of losing its roots and falling like a giant tree. I felt that existing CONSTITUTION of ‘BHARAT’ which was given by British allo
Algeria Early History, Colonial Period, and Present State
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,860. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Fiction » Adventure » General
Who are the Algerians? Where are they from? Algeria government and Politics, Algeria Ethnic groups, Algeria tourism
Overt Indicators of Islamic Extremism in Nigeria - Muslim Tradition, Possible Safe Haven for Terrorism, al-Qaeda Forces and Relationships, Dawa, Jihad, Madrassas, Sharia Law, Sunni and Salafi
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the possible role of Islamic extremism in Nigeria. This thesis examines characteristics of Islamic extremism in Nigeria. Specifically, the thesis examines the strategic indicators for an Islamic extremist safe haven and the presence of those indicators in Nigeria.
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
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.
Africa's Oil Coast: How the Region's Strategic Importance May Cause Operational Challenges for AFRICOM as Currently Constructed - Organizational Structure, Forces and Allocated Resources
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 121,020. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) is at a critical crossroads regarding the trajectory of its organizational design and operational approach. As problems in Africa continue to escalate and present additional threats to U.S. national security, the combatant command faces issues it is not equipped or organizationally structured to negotiate.
Media Landscape 2014: Celebrating 20 Years of South Africa's Media
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.
Advancing Stability and Reconciliation in Guinea-Bissau: Lessons from Africa's First Narco-State - Regional Spillover, Guns, Drugs, Illicit Resources, Trade in Cocaine, Organized Crime, Killings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,950. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book examines the deep problems faced by the African nation of Guinea-Bissau. A string of crises stretching back more than a decade has rendered Guinea-Bissau one of the most fragile states in Africa.
Counterinsurgency in Somalia: Lessons Learned from the African Union Mission in Somalia, 2007-2013 - Insurgents, Harakat al-Shabaab, Somali Piracy, Evolution of AMISOM, U.S. Role, Lessons Learned
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,730. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this monograph provides a detailed case study of how the African Union's (AU) largest ever peace support operation—the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)—sought to achieve its objectives.
The South African Story - 3rd Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,290. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Ron McGregor is one of South Africa's most experienced tour guides. The South African Story - 3rd Edition is a collection of his commentaries, delivered in Ron's inimitable raconteurial style. For those who want a deeper understanding of the country they are visiting - but don't want to invest in a library - this is the single book that has it all.
U.S. Military Deployments to Africa: Lessons from the Hunt for Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) - Uganda, Sub-Saharan Africa, Special Operations (SOF), People's Liberation Army (SPLA)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work explores lessons and observations from the recent United States Special Operations Forces' (USSOF) effort to help Ugandan and other African regional forces locate and apprehend Joseph Kony and members of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).
No Valley Without Shadows: MSF and the fight for affordable ARVs in South 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.