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  • Africa Is Not A Country: Breaking Stereotypes of Modern Africa by Dipo Faloyin

    Africa Is Not A Country: Breaking Stereotypes of Modern Africa by Dipo Faloyin

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    A bright portrait of modern Africa that pushes back against harmful stereotypes to tell a more comprehensive story.'Warm, funny, biting and essential reading.' Adam Rutherford'An exhilarating journey through the myths, misconceptions and stereotypes of...
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  • How Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter Rodney

    How Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter Rodney

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    How Europe Underdeveloped Africa is an ambitious masterwork of political economy, detailing the impact of slavery and colonialism on the history of international capitalism. In this classic book, Rodney makes the unflinching case that African...
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  • The Giza Power Plant: Technologies of Ancient Egypt by Christopher Dunn 9781879181502

    The Giza Power Plant: Technologies of Ancient Egypt by Christopher Dunn 9781879181502

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    Did a highly advanced civilization exist in prehistory? Is the Giza Pyramid a remnant of their technology? Then, what was the power source that fueled such a civilization? The technology of harmonic resonance, claims renowned master craftsman and...
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  • Bunny vs Monkey by Jamie Smart 9781788451772

    Bunny vs Monkey by Jamie Smart 9781788451772

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    FAST AND FURRY-OUS! Welcome to the woods. It's chaos in there! Bunny and his friends Weenie the Squirrel, Pig (the pig), Action Beaver and Skunky the Inventor lived a peaceful life in the forest - until Monkey's rocket crash-landed and he decided...
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  • Nemesis: A brand-new historical epic from the Master of Adventure by Wilbur Smith 9781804180143

    Nemesis: A brand-new historical epic from the Master of Adventure by Wilbur Smith 9781804180143

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    A FIGHT FOR HONOUR. A QUEST FOR REVENGE.Paris, 1794. Revolutionary fervour has erupted into the Reign of Terror. A young man, Paul Courtney, hides in a crowd watching as the condemned are brought to the guillotine. Among them is Constance Courtney,...
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  • Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

    Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

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    These memoirs from one of the great leaders of our time are 'essential reading for anyone who wants to understand history - and then go out and change it' Barack ObamaThe riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long...
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  • King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild

    King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild

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    Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize, King Leopold's Ghost is the true and haunting account of Leopold's brutal regime and its lasting effect on a ruined nation. With an introduction by award-winning novelist Barbara Kingsolver.In the late nineteenth century,...
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  • Storm Tide: The landmark 50th global bestseller from the one and only Master of Historical Adventure, Wilbur Smith by Wilbur Smith

    Storm Tide: The landmark 50th global bestseller from the one and only Master of Historical Adventure, Wilbur Smith by Wilbur Smith

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    BOOK 19 IN THE EPIC HISTORICAL SAGA OF THE COURTNEY FAMILY, FROM GLOBAL SENSATION WILBUR SMITH. BOOK 3 IN THE TIGER'S PREY SEQUENCE.The Courtney family is torn apart as three generations fight on opposing sides of a terrible war that will change the face...
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  • The Black British Quiz Book by Prtyhere 9780008584313

    The Black British Quiz Book by Prtyhere 9780008584313

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    Dive into this fun and entertaining quiz book from the UK's biggest Black British pub quiz! Get your thinking caps on because it's time to test your knowledge on all things Black and British, with rounds on...
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  • My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route by Sally Hayden 9780008445614

    My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route by Sally Hayden 9780008445614

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    WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE WINNER OF IRISH BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 'The most important work of contemporary reporting I have ever read' SALLY ROONEY The treatment of refugees...
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  • The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft of Africa's Wealth by Tom Burgis

    The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft of Africa's Wealth by Tom Burgis

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    Overseas Press Club Award Winner 2016 A shocking investigative journey into the way the resource trade wreaks havoc on Africa, 'The Looting Machine' explores the dark underbelly of the global economy. 'The Looting Machine' is a...
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  • Fighting Fantasy: The Secrets of Salamonis by Steve Jackson 9781407188492

    Fighting Fantasy: The Secrets of Salamonis by Steve Jackson 9781407188492

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    PART STORY, PART GAME - PURE ADVENTURE! "A new way of telling stories and in many ways the birth of modern gaming, these books captured the imaginations of a generation of kids - it's great to think that a new...
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  • Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller

    Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller

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    With an introduction by author Anne Enright.Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book award, a story of civil war and a family's unbreakable bond.How you see a country depends on whether you are driving through it, or live in it. How you see a country...
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  • Insight Guides Tanzania & Zanzibar (Travel Guide with Free eBook) by Insight Guides

    Insight Guides Tanzania & Zanzibar (Travel Guide with Free eBook) by Insight Guides

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    Insight Guide to Tanzania & Zanzibar is a pictorial travel guide in a magazine style providing answers to the key questions before or during your trip: deciding when to go to Tanzania & Zanzibar, choosing what to see, from exploring Stone Town to...
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  • 1,000 Facts About Ancient Egypt by National Geographic Kids

    1,000 Facts About Ancient Egypt by National Geographic Kids

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781426332739Author National Geographic KidsFormat HardbackPage Count 96Imprint National Geographic KidsPublisher National Geographic KidsWeight(grams)...
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  • It's a Continent: Unravelling Africa's history one country at a time ''We need this book.' SIMON REEVE by Astrid Madimba

    It's a Continent: Unravelling Africa's history one country at a time ''We need this book.' SIMON REEVE by Astrid Madimba

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    'We need this book' SIMON REEVE'Illuminating' FINANCIAL TIMESWhy is Africa often perceived as a single country? What role did African soldiers play in the Second World War?Who else led the charge against Apartheid in South Africa?How did an African man...
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  • The Good Doctor: Author of the 2021 Booker Prize-winning novel THE PROMISE by Damon Galgut

    The Good Doctor: Author of the 2021 Booker Prize-winning novel THE PROMISE by Damon Galgut

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    FROM THE BOOKER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE PROMISEWinner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and shortlisted for the Man Booker, The Good Doctor is a powerful tale of a friendship overshadowed by betrayal, set against the tawdry hopes and disappointments...
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  • The Spirit of District Six by Cloete Breytenbach 9781485303060

    The Spirit of District Six by Cloete Breytenbach 9781485303060

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781485303060Author Cloete BreytenbachFormat PaperbackPage Count 108Imprint Protea BoekhuisPublisher Protea BoekhuisWeight(grams) 445g
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  • King of Kings: The Triumph and Tragedy of Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia by Asfa-Wossen Asserate

    King of Kings: The Triumph and Tragedy of Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia by Asfa-Wossen Asserate

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    Haile Selassie I, the last emperor of Ethiopia, was as brilliant as he was formidable. An early proponent of African unity and independence who claimed to be a descendant of King Solomon, he fought with the Allies against the Axis powers during World War...
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  • The Last Brother by Nathacha Appanah

    The Last Brother by Nathacha Appanah

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    Raj is oblivious to the Second World War being fought beyond his tiny exotic island. His mother is his sole company while his father works as a prison guard, so the boy thinks only of making friends. One day, from the far-away world, a ship brings to...
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  • The State of Africa: A History of the Continent Since Independence by Martin Meredith

    The State of Africa: A History of the Continent Since Independence by Martin Meredith

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    'Meredith has given a spectacularly clear view of the African political jungle' - Spectator 'This book is hard to beat... Elegantly written as well as unerringly accurate' - Financial Times The fortunes of Africa have changed dramatically since the...
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  • Shebeen Tales: Messages from Harare by Chenjerai Hove 9781897959329

    Shebeen Tales: Messages from Harare by Chenjerai Hove 9781897959329

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781897959329Author Chenjerai HoveFormat PaperbackPage Count 128Imprint SerifPublisher SerifWeight(grams) 120g
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  • A History of South Africa, Fourth Edition by Leonard Thompson

    A History of South Africa, Fourth Edition by Leonard Thompson

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    A fresh and penetrating exploration of South Africa's history, from the earliest known human inhabitation of the region to the present"I did not think it was possible for a white person to write a history of South Africa which a black South African would...
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  • There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra by Chinua Achebe

    There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra by Chinua Achebe

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    The defining experience of Chinua Achebe's life was the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War. For more than forty years Achebe was silent on those terrible years, until he produced this towering reckoning with one of modern Africa's most...
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  • The Catastrophist by Ronan Bennett

    The Catastrophist by Ronan Bennett

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    Gillespie, an Irishman, goes to the Congo in 1959 in pursuit of his beautiful lover Ines, a passionate Italian journalist. Unlike her, Gillespie has no interest in the deepening independence crisis, nor in the charismatic leader, Patrice Lumumba. He has...
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  • The Lost World Of The Kalahari: With 'The Great and the Little Memory' by Laurens Van der Post

    The Lost World Of The Kalahari: With 'The Great and the Little Memory' by Laurens Van der Post

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    Laurens van der Post was fascinated and appalled at the fate of this remarkable people. Ostracised by all the changing face of African cultural life they retreated deep into the Kalahari desert. His fascinating attempt to capture their way of life and...
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  • The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco by Richard Hamilton

    The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco by Richard Hamilton

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    After witnessing first-hand the death throes of this rich and captivating tradition, Richard Hamilton has tracked down the last few remaining storytellers of Morocco, recording stories that are replete with the mysteries and beauty of the Maghreb. ...
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  • White Mischief by James Fox

    White Mischief by James Fox

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    Just before 3am on January 24th, 1941, when Britain was preoccupied with surviving the Blitz, the body of Josslyn Hay, Earl of Erroll, was discovered lying on the floor of his Buick, at a road intersection some miles outside Nairobi, with a bullet in his...
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  • The Lumumba Plot: The Secret History of the CIA and a Cold War Assassination by Stuart A. Reid 9781524748814

    The Lumumba Plot: The Secret History of the CIA and a Cold War Assassination by Stuart A. Reid 9781524748814

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781524748814Author Stuart A. ReidFormat HardbackPage Count 624Imprint Alfred A. KnopfPublisher Alfred A. KnopfWeight(grams) 992gDimensions(mm) 242mm * 168mm...
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  • Africa's Tarnished Name by Chinua Achebe

    Africa's Tarnished Name by Chinua Achebe

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    He needed to hear Africa speak for itself after a lifetime of hearing Africa spoken about by othersElectrifying essays on the history, complexity, diversity of a continent, from the father of modern African literature.Penguin Modern: fifty new books...
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  • Dictatorland: The Men Who Stole Africa by Paul Kenyon

    Dictatorland: The Men Who Stole Africa by Paul Kenyon

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    A Financial Times Book of the Year 'Jaw-dropping' Daily Express 'Grimly fascinating' Financial Times 'Humane, timely, accessible and well-researched' Irish Times The dictator who grew so rich on his country's cocoa crop that he built a...
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  • The Shadow of the Sun: My African Life by Ryszard Kapuscinski

    The Shadow of the Sun: My African Life by Ryszard Kapuscinski

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    'Only with the greatest of simplifications, for the sake of convenience, can we say Africa. In reality, except as a geographical term, Africa doesn't exist'. Ryszard Kapuscinski has been writing about the people of Africa throughout his career. In astudy...
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  • I Write What I Like by Steve Biko

    I Write What I Like by Steve Biko

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    On 12th September 1977, Steve Biko was murdered in his prison cell. He was only 31, but his vision and charisma - captured in this collection of his work - had already transformed the agenda of South African politics. This book covers the basic...
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  • Amilcar Cabral: The Life of a Reluctant Nationalist by Antonio Tomas

    Amilcar Cabral: The Life of a Reluctant Nationalist by Antonio Tomas

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    On 20 January 1973, the Bissau-Guinean revolutionary Amilcar Cabral was killed by militants from his own party. Cabral had founded the PAIGC in 1960 to fight for the liberation of Portuguese Guinea and Cape Verde. The insurgents were Bissau- Guineans,...
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  • Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure by Tim Jeal

    Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure by Tim Jeal

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    Between 1856 and 1876, five explorers, all British, took on the seemingly impossible task of discovering the source of the White Nile. Showing exceptional courage and extraordinary resilience, Richard Burton, John Hanning Speke, Samuel Baker, David...
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  • A Handful of Hard Men: The SAS and the Battle for Rhodesia by Hannes Wessels

    A Handful of Hard Men: The SAS and the Battle for Rhodesia by Hannes Wessels

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    During the West's great transition into the post-Colonial age, the country of Rhodesia refused to succumb quietly, and throughout the 1970s fought back almost alone against Communist-supported elements that it did not believe would deliver proper...
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  • A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles through Islamic Africa by Steve Kemper 9780393346237

    A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles through Islamic Africa by Steve Kemper 9780393346237

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    In 1840 Heinrich Barth joined a small British expedition into unexplored regions of Islamic North and Central Africa. One by one his companions died, but he carried on alone, eventually reaching the fabled city of gold, Timbuktu. His...
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  • A Dying Colonialism by Frantz Fanon

    A Dying Colonialism by Frantz Fanon

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    Frantz Fanon's seminal work on anticolonialism and the fifth year of the Algerian Revolution. Psychiatrist, humanist, revolutionary, Frantz Fanon was one of the great political analysts of our time, the author of such seminal works of modern...
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  • The Havoc of Choice by Wanjiru Koinange

    The Havoc of Choice by Wanjiru Koinange

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    A story about family, politics and journeying through a fractured country in a delicate time, The Havoc of Choice explores the long reaching effects of colonisation and corruption within the context of a singular household and the disparate experiences...
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