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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
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|October 15, 1999

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In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River. Carrying out a genocidal plundering of the Congo, he looted its rubber, brutalized its…
How Europe Underdeveloped Africa
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The classic work of political, economic, and historical analysis, powerfully introduced by Angela Davis In his short life, the Guyanese intellectual Walter Rodney emerged as one of the leading thinkers and activists of the anticolonial revolution, leading…
The Boer War
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|January 30, 2018

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The Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) is one of the most intriguing conflicts of modern history. It has been labeled many things: the first media war, a precursor of the First and Second World Wars, the originator of apartheid. The difference in status and resources…
A History of Egypt: From Earliest Times to the Present

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In A History of Egypt *,* Jason Thompson has written the first one-volume work to encompass all 5,000 years of Egyptian history, highlighting the surprisingly strong connections between the ancient land of the Pharaohs and the modern-day Arab nation. No country's…
Hero Of The Empire: The Boer War, A Daring Escape, And The Making Of Winston Churchill

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"A thrilling account.... This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one." —New York Times  Critic   Jennifer Senior's Top Ten Books of 2016 At the age of twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it…
The Mammoth Book of How it Happened: Ancient Egypt

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Africa: A Modern History
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|January 1, 2018

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The end of World War II signaled the end of the European African empires. In 1945, four African countries were independent; by 1963, 30 African states created the Organization of African Unity. The 1960s were a time of optimism as Africans enjoyed their new…
The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa's Wealth

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The trade in oil, gas, gems, metals and rare earth minerals wreaks havoc in Africa. During the years when Brazil, India, China and the other "emerging markets” have transformed their economies, Africa's resource states remained tethered to the bottom of…
Precolonial Black Africa
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|August 1, 1988

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This comparison of the political and social systems of Europe and black Africa from antiquity to the formation of modern states demonstrates the black contribution to the development of Western civilization.
Dictatorland: The Men Who Stole Africa
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One dictator grew so rich on his country's cocoa crop that he built a 35-story-high basilica in the jungles of the Ivory Coast. One austere, incorruptible leader shut Eritrea off from the world in a permanent state of war and conscripted every adult into…
I, Nadia, Wife of a Terrorist
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|June 1, 2006

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The Algerian journalist Baya Gacemi takes a dangerous political step in writing the “autobiography” of a young Algerian woman whom she met through a program for female victims of Islamist violence in Algiers. Nadia, from a small town in central…
The African Genius
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|November 15, 2004

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The African Genius presents the ideas, social systems, religions, moral values, arts, and metaphysics of a range of African peoples. Basil Davidson points toward the Africa that might emerge from an ancient civilization that was overlaid and battered by…
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