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A Book of the Beginnings: Concerning an attempt to recover and reconstitute the lost origines of the myths and mysteries, types and symbols, religion ... the mouthpiece and Africa as the birthplace
A Book of the Beginnings: Concerning an attempt to recover and reconstitute the lost origines of the myths and mysteries, types and symbols, religion ... the mouthpiece and Africa as the birthplace
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ean: 9781574780451, isbn: 157478045X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Gerald Massey’s work has become essential for readers seeking a balanced understanding of human origins, religious thought and belief, and the role of Africa in world history. Massey, born in England (1828-1907), was at once a poet, Shakespearean s...


Frontiers of Violence in North-East Africa: Genealogies of Conflict since c.1800 (Zones of Violence)
Frontiers of Violence in North-East Africa: Genealogies of Conflict since c.1800 (Zones of Violence)
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mpn: 5 maps, ean: 9780199211883, isbn: 0199211884,

Northeast Africa has one of the richest histories in the world, and yet also one of the most violent. Richard Reid offers an historical analysis of violent conflict in northeast Africa through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, incorporating the...


The Eyes of the Desert Rats: British Long-Range Reconnaissance Operations in the North African Desert 1940-43
The Eyes of the Desert Rats: British Long-Range Reconnaissance Operations in the North African Desert 1940-43
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mpn: 15 photos, 23 diagrams, 8 colour & 2 b/w, ean: 9781907677656, isbn: 1907677658,

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Made up of members of the Coldstream and Scots Guards, British Yeomanry cavalry regiments, New Zealanders, South Africans, and Indian Army men, the Long Range Desert Group was perhaps the most effective of all the "special forces" established by the ...


Arab MiGs. Volume 5: October 1973 War, Part 1
Arab MiGs. Volume 5: October 1973 War, Part 1
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ean: 9780985455446, isbn: 0985455446,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
On 6 October 1973, the Egyptian and Syrian air arms opened an Arab attack on Israeli military installations on the Sinai Peninsula and in the Golan Heights. Thus began a war for recovery of territories lost to Israel during the June 1967 War, but als...


Whiteness in Zimbabwe: Race, Landscape, and the Problem of Belonging
Whiteness in Zimbabwe: Race, Landscape, and the Problem of Belonging
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ean: 9780230621435, isbn: 0230621430,

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European settler societies have a long history of establishing a sense of belonging and entitlement outside Europe, but Zimbabwe has proven to be the exception to the rule. Arriving in the 1890s, white settlers never comprised more than a tiny minori...


Humanities In Western Culture, Volume Two
Humanities In Western Culture, Volume Two
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ean: 9780697254290, isbn: 0697254291,

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This is the second of two volumes exploring the cultural legacy of ancient civilizations through to modern ones. This volume covers the period from the Renaissance to the 20th century, and looks at literature, sculpture, painting, architecture, music...


Mobile Warfare for Africa: On the Successful Conduct of Wars in Africa and Beyond - Lessons Learned from the South African Border War
Mobile Warfare for Africa: On the Successful Conduct of Wars in Africa and Beyond - Lessons Learned from the South African Border War
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ean: 9781912174089, isbn: 1912174081,

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Presenting a remarkable amount of experience drawing primarily from South Africa’s Border War in the form of case studies, supported fully by an extensive number of photographs and specially commissioned maps, this study has applications for histor...


Ethiopia: The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom
Ethiopia: The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom
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mpn: 43190-688149, ean: 9789774168437, isbn: 9774168437,

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The ancient Axumite Kingdom, now a part of Ethiopia, was possibly the first nation in the world to convert to Christianity. In AD 340 King Ezana commissioned the construction of the imposing basilica of St. Mary of Tsion. It was here, the Ethiopians ...


The Emergence of Social and Political Complexity in the Shashi-Limpopo Valley of Southern Africa, AD 900-1300 (BAR International Series)
The Emergence of Social and Political Complexity in the Shashi-Limpopo Valley of Southern Africa, AD 900-1300 (BAR International Series)
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The aim of this work is to explain the rise of social and political complexity in the area of the confluence of the Shashi and Limpopo Rivers in southern Africa between around AD 900 and 1300. I doing this, the author refinines the archaeological seq...


Selections from the Smuts Papers: Volume 4, November 1918-August 1919
Selections from the Smuts Papers: Volume 4, November 1918-August 1919
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ean: 9780521033671, isbn: 0521033675,

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The great collection of letters and papers comprising the Smuts Papers has been assembled at the University of Cape Town by Dr Jean van der Poel, under Sir Keith Hancock's direction, since Smuts's death in 1950. The first four volumes of selections c...


Forced Migration in Eastern Africa: Democratization, Structural Adjustment, and Refugees
Forced Migration in Eastern Africa: Democratization, Structural Adjustment, and Refugees
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ean: 9781403976109, isbn: 1403976104,

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This study enriches understanding of East Africa's refugee situation by examining the conditions that gave rise to it and how the refugees themselves sought to reconstruct their lives. Focusing on the 1990s, Veney compares Kenya and Tanzania, two nat...


Encyclopedia of Prehistory: Volume 2: Arctic and Subarctic
Encyclopedia of Prehistory: Volume 2: Arctic and Subarctic
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ean: 9780306462566, isbn: 0306462567,

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The Encyclopedia of Prehistory represents also defined by a somewhat different set of an attempt to provide basic information sociocultural characteristics than are eth­ on all archaeologically known cultures, nological cultures. Major traditions ar...


Cultures of Confinement: A History of the Prison in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
Cultures of Confinement: A History of the Prison in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
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ean: 9780801446306, isbn: 0801446309,

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Prisons are on the increase from the United States to China, as ever-larger proportions of humanity find themselves behind bars. While prisons now span the world, we know little about their history in global perspective. Rather than interpreting the ...


African Americans: A Concise History, Combined Volume (4th Edition)
African Americans: A Concise History, Combined Volume (4th Edition)
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mpn: 0205806279, ean: 9780205806270, isbn: 0205806279,

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A compelling story of agency, survival, struggle and triumph over adversity.   This text illuminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history by telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America and how African-American...


Modern Africa: A Social and Political History
Modern Africa: A Social and Political History
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ean: 9780582212886, isbn: 058221288X,

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Basil Davidson's famous book -- now updated in a welcome Third Edition -- reviews the social and political history of Africa in the twentieth century. It takes the reader from the colonial era through the liberation movements to independence and beyo...



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