Books tagged: colonial africa

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When Mahatma Gandhi Calls Blacks Lazy, Raw Kaffirs Was He Racist? Read Original Quotes from Gandhi on Race
Price: Free! Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Was Mahatma Gandhi a racist? His original writings on race is compiled in this short book so that readers can have their own conclusions. Presented in a lucid form for the readers who do not have any previous knowledge of Gandhi, India or South Africa. This is the first volume of the series: "How I Began to Dislike Gandhi" (available also as an all-series volume).
Curse of the Nandi
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Jane Austen meets Lara Croft: Mrs. Beatrice Knight is preparing to start a life of marital bliss, or at least marital satisfaction. But the Nandi are rising up against their colonial masters and unleashing a frightening curse in the process. The intrepid Mrs. Knight faces all this with her usual aplomb, her hefty walking stick and, of course, a pot of tea. But will her marriage survive?
Revenge of the Mantis
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,980. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Beatrice Knight’s arch nemesis is about to pay an unsolicited visit. Mrs. Knight must now answer one critical question: what, or whom, is she prepared to sacrifice in order to defeat the Mantis? As if that isn’t heart-wrenching enough, Mr. Timmons boldly presents a possibility too terrible to consider, yet too tempting to refuse. Now, if only she could survive long enough to make a decision…
The Automaton's Wife
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Beatrice Knight has enough to contend with: a zebra is dead on her lawn, her horse is possessed, a gentleman has arrived with the temerity to propose to her, and her dead husband has absconded with an automaton. She soon has other issues, for a killer has moved into town with a nasty habit of carving up the victims. As luck should dictate, who should be the next target but Mrs Knight herself?
White Water Landings: A View Of The Imperial Airways Africa Service From The Ground
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Princelings Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The romance of pre-war air travel meets the romance of a man and a woman kept apart by war, in this memoir of a young man and his career in Africa with Imperial Airways. The book covers intriguing details of the Empire Flying Boat Service: commissioning of the 'boats; indiscretions of the passengers; the dangers of a herd of buffalo at night, and the bravery of exiles awaiting war-time transport.
A White Man's War - An Historical Novel of the Boer War and Mafeking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Themba Jabulani is sentenced to death, by firing squad, for stealing a kid goat. His crime; trying to save his family from starving. The railway yards at Mafeking, surrounded by 6000 Boer commandos, are the key to communications between Bulawayo and Kimberley. This is a war with strange rules. A war where innocents will be sacrificed and heroes made.
Men of Valor, Books 1 - 3 Boxset
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In a time when tradition dictated the lives of all, three courageous women will defy conventions and three men of honour will love them regardless.
Africa in Prophecy
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction
Is Africa really cursed? If Africa is cursed, who cursed it and why? Are the negative life and leadership realities in Africa today products of a curse? Is there an end to the problems of Africa? What does the future holds for her? In this book these and many other questions about Africa's past, present and future are finally answered from the wealth of Bible prophecies.
Iniko
Series: African Elementals, 1&2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
With war sword and dagger, can an Africana warrior goddess save her daughter from vampire-like beasts and her possessed husband?
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.