Books tagged: african history

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The Crash of an Air France Super Constellation Dakar, Senegal August 29, 1960
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flight 343 an Air France Super Constellation disappeared in a rainstorm near dawn on August 29, 1960. Flight controllers had tracked the plane from an airport in Dakar, Senegal until it mysteriously fell off their radar screens. My e-book looks at the history of the Super Constellation, its advantages, flaws and previous crashes. I have also offered several explanations for the crash that morning.
America The Black Point of View - An Investigation and Study of the White People of America and Western Europe and The Autobiography of an American Ghetto Boy, The 1950s and 1960s
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 191,390. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Social history
AN AMERICAN MASTERPIECE....savagely written and beautifully told. An autobiographical history book. The book, America The Black Point of View: An Investigation and Study of The White People of America and Western Europe & The Autobiography of an American Ghetto Boy The 1950's and 1960's - From the Projects to NAACP Image Award Winner, Volume One.
China/Africa & the 21st Century
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Fiction » Historical » General
As the 21st century gains traction, Africa's future is firmly rooted with China as a business partner. These two vast lands, with a population of over two billion, are revving up for a glorious economic climax. A primal scream so robust, so significant, every soul in the four corners of the earth will be dramatically touched.
Epken - Tiger in the Swamps
Price: $10.50 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
An odyssey of sorts - from the intrigues and traditional politics in the royal courts of the Oba (king) of the great kingdom of Benin over five centuries ago to an epic journey, a classic chase and warfare in the swamps and creeks of the Western Niger Delta and finally to a recognition of the futility of war, remorse and then peace and calm - it bears all the characteristics of the total theatre.
Hobson's Choice
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
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.
Me and Mungo Park
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Sena Konato had a rare chance to meet the great Scottish explorer, Mungo Park. He saves and changes her life then promised to return someday for her. She will never stop hoping for his return, she will also never fail to keep her promise to tell him story.
Bongo, Bongo, Bongo - Life in the Belgian Congo during the 1920's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Bruce Alexander Kilgour. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The adventurous spirit of the early European pioneers in Africa is faithfully captured through these descriptive memoirs. Photographs included. Here's something for those who like to take a trip down memory lane, especially when that lane is a jungle lane and you are surrounded by hundreds of bright, hungry eyes on a dark night. An African gem.
A Cleft of Diamonds
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,750. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
A Cleft of Diamonds is a story of high adventure set mainly in British & German East Africa in 1914/15. Norwood Tynbridge-Pierson, the son of Britain’s minister for war, is instructed to go to Nairobi to gauge the public’s reaction to the possibility of war with Germany. What follows is a saga of immense proportions, an African adventure of love, reckless courage, fear and astonishing triumph.
Fearful Odds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie 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.