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9781107061040 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 31, 2014, cover price $110.00

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9781107680524 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 23, 2016, cover price $34.99

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A sweeping history of modern Africa begins with the end of World War II and retraces the explosion of decolonization and nationalism that swept the continent, leaving dozens of nations to fend for themselves and spawning some of the worst economic and social crises of the twentieth century.

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9781843541752 | Atlantic Monthly Pr, January 1, 2006, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A sweeping history of modern Africa begins with the end of World War II and retraces the explosion of decolonization and nationalism that swept the continent, leaving dozens of nations to fend for themselves and spawning some of the worst economic and social crises of the twentieth century.

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9781786490360 | 2 reprint edition (Atlantic Books, February 1, 2017), cover price $39.95

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9781410490209 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 29, 2016), cover price $30.99
9781250067630 | Picador USA, January 5, 2016, cover price $26.00

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9781250118738, titled "City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp" | Reprint edition (Picador USA, January 3, 2017), cover price $16.00
9781846275876 | Granta Books, February 5, 2016, cover price $24.55

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By Christian Groes (editor)

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9780226405018 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 21, 2016, cover price $105.00

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9780226405155 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 21, 2016), cover price $35.00

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9780520291980 | Univ of California Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $85.00

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9780520291997 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, November 22, 2016), cover price $34.95

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Fully revised and updated to include the major events that have taken place in South Africa, this book provides a reinterpretation of events in sub-Saharan Africa since the 18th century. The text also serves as an introduction to the history of modern Africa.

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9781626375765 | 3 reprint edition (Lynne Rienner Pub, September 25, 2016), cover price $29.95
9781555878061 | 2 edition (Lynne Rienner Pub, June 1, 1998), cover price $23.50
9780333698723 | 2 edition (Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, May 29, 1998), cover price $44.70 | About this edition: Fully revised and updated to include the major events that have taken place in South Africa, this book provides a reinterpretation of events in sub-Saharan Africa since the 18th century.
9780253286000 | Indiana Univ Pr, February 1, 1984, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Spirit of the Appalachian Trail: Community, Environment, and Belief on a Long-Distance Hiking Path

Product Description: The authors collectively see fortifications as nodes within entangled spaces in West Africa where different peoples interacted, negotiated, and transformed each other socially, politically, culturally, and economically. This multi-discipline collection presents a nuanced image of fortifications, showing that over time the functions and impacts of the buildings changed as the motives, missions, allegiances, and power dynamics in the region also changed...read more

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9783319392813 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 5, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The authors collectively see fortifications as nodes within entangled spaces in West Africa where different peoples interacted, negotiated, and transformed each other socially, politically, culturally, and economically.

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Product Description: In July 2011, South Sudan was granted independence and became the world's newest country. Yet just two-and-a-half years after this momentous decision, the country was in the grips of renewed civil war and political strife. Hilde F...read more

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9781784536442 | Tauris Academic Studies, September 30, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In July 2011, South Sudan was granted independence and became the world's newest country.

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9780300215830 | Yale Univ Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $45.00

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9780745399140 | Pluto Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $24.00
9781431421435 | Jacana Media, April 1, 2016, cover price $21.95

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Product Description: Combining literary reportage, memoir, family history, and a quest to piece together a decades-old mystery, The Zanzibar Chest is a moving examination of colonialism and its consequences. In his final days, Aidan Hartley’s father said to him, “We should have never come...read more

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9780802125859 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, December 13, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Combining literary reportage, memoir, family history, and a quest to piece together a decades-old mystery, The Zanzibar Chest is a moving examination of colonialism and its consequences.

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Product Description: This book focuses on Africa’s challenges, achievements, and failures over the past several centuries using an interdisciplinary approach that combines theory and fact and evidence-based practices and interventions in public health, and argues that most of the health problems in Africa are not a result of scarce or lack of resources, but of the misconceived and misplaced priorities that have left the continent behind every other on the globe in terms of health, education, and equitable distribution of opportunities and access to (quality) health as agreed by the United Nations member states at Alma-Ata in 1978...read more

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9783319325637 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 5, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book focuses on Africa’s challenges, achievements, and failures over the past several centuries using an interdisciplinary approach that combines theory and fact and evidence-based practices and interventions in public health, and argues that most of the health problems in Africa are not a result of scarce or lack of resources, but of the misconceived and misplaced priorities that have left the continent behind every other on the globe in terms of health, education, and equitable distribution of opportunities and access to (quality) health as agreed by the United Nations member states at Alma-Ata in 1978.

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9781410454553 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, January 23, 2013), cover price $30.99
9781451657814 | Scribner, October 9, 2012, cover price $26.00

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Product Description: Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey (1887–1940) organized the Universal Negro Improvement Association in Harlem in 1917. By the early 1920s, his program of African liberation and racial uplift had attracted millions of supporters, both in the United States and abroad...read more

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9780691157795 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 24, 2014, cover price $35.00

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9780691173832 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, September 6, 2016), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey (1887–1940) organized the Universal Negro Improvement Association in Harlem in 1917.

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Product Description: This book demonstrates that societies experiencing prolonged and severe crises of legitimacy are prone to intense and persistent political violence. The most significant factor accounting for the persistence of intense political violence in Uganda is the severe crisis of legitimacy of the state, its institutions, political incumbents and their challengers...read more

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9783319331553 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 4, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book demonstrates that societies experiencing prolonged and severe crises of legitimacy are prone to intense and persistent political violence.

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Product Description: Black Shame offers a detailed analysis of the recruitment and deployment of – and reactions to – African soldiers in the Wwi European theatre of war. In so doing, the book paints a vivid picture of the wider debates of race and national identity provoked by the use of African troops within the main actors on the Wwi scene: France, Britain, Germany and even the Us...read more

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9781350002036 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 25, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Black Shame offers a detailed analysis of the recruitment and deployment of – and reactions to – African soldiers in the Wwi European theatre of war.

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Product Description: In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala’s Beasts of No Nation by way of Christopher McDougall’s Born to Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling as director of a world-renowned African children’s charity...read more

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9780553392159 | Ballantine Books, August 16, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala’s Beasts of No Nation by way of Christopher McDougall’s Born to Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling as director of a world-renowned African children’s charity.

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Product Description: Over the course of the last 1400 years, Islam has grown from a small band of followers on the Arabian peninsula into a global religion of over a billion believers. How did this happen? The usual answer is that Islam spread by the sword-believers waged jihad against rival tribes and kingdoms and forced them to convert...read more

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9780199351619 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Over the course of the last 1400 years, Islam has grown from a small band of followers on the Arabian peninsula into a global religion of over a billion believers.

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9781107511965 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 11, 2015, cover price $37.99

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