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THE GREAT TREK.

by Walker, Eric A.

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(1965)
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London:: Adam and Charles Black,, (1965). Good overall in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine - a tight, straight copy but with highlighting throughout. No dust jacket. . Fifth edition. Later printing of a book originally published in 1934. The Great Trek was the journey undertaken in South Africa in the late 1830s and 1840s of… Read more
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THE U.S.S.R. AND AFRICA.

by Morison, David.

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1964.
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London:: Institute of Race Relations and Central Asian Research Center / Oxford University Press ,, 1964.. Very good (rubbing to covers, prev owner's name stamp). 1st trade paperback printing. A look at Soviet aims, attitudes and a significant section on African Studies in Soviet Russia. Includes a 50 pp appendix on Soviet views on Africa, country by… Read more
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BLAME ME ON HISTORY.

by Modisane, Bloke (1923-1986)

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1963.
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Very good in a good dust jacket (gift inscription on front endpaper, some rubbing and wear to the dj, price-clipped) .
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New York:: Dutton,, 1963.. Very good in a good dust jacket (gift inscription on front endpaper, some rubbing and wear to the dj, price-clipped) .. First US printing. An autobiography, banned in South Africa upon its publication in 1963, which describes growing up and living under apartheid. Praise from Langston Hughes who calls Modisane a… Read more
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ESSSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF SOUTHERN - CENTRAL AFRICA.

by Were, Gideon S. (11934 -1995) and M. A. Ogutu (Mathias Alwodo Ogutu, 1930-1990)

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(1978)
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Near fine in printed red wrappers (light toning to the pages). Uncommon.
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Nairobi:: Kenya Literature Bureau, , (1978). Near fine in printed red wrappers (light toning to the pages). Uncommon. . First printing, a trade paperback original. Were contributes two essays on Southern Africa - one on the early empires and civilizations from 1000-1600 and the second on major historical changes in the population since 1600, and Ogutu contributes two… Read more
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THE FATE OF AFRICA: Trial by Fire. (original title: Small Wars, Small Mercies.)

by Harding, Jeremy.

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(1993.)
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Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)
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9780671723590
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New York:: Simon & Schuster,, (1993.). Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.). First printing. An account - "both explosive and intimate - of six countries under siege, battling the legacy of ethnic conflict and colonial abuse and fighting for their future." A revised version of the original English edition, published in 1993 under the title "Small… Read more
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ORIGINS OF RHODESIA.

by Samkange, Stanlake

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(1973)
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9780435327910
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London and Nairobi:: Heinemann Educational Books,, (1973). Near fine (prev owner's embossed seal).. 1st trade paperback printing. A study described as both scholarly and readable, winner of the Herskovits Award of the African Studies Association. Maps. Bibliography, index. ix, 292 pp.
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CAMEROON: United Nations Challenge to French Policy.

by Gardinier, David E.

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1963.
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Very good in pale turquoise wrappers (some rubbing to the covers, prev owner's name stamp)
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London:: Institute of Race Relations / Oxford University Press,, 1963.. Very good in pale turquoise wrappers (some rubbing to the covers, prev owner's name stamp). First printing, a trade paperback original. "Traces the effect on the relations between France and Cameroon by the United Nations presence and activity - and in particular why these ran contrary to… Read more
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THE MATABELE WAR.

by Glass, Stafford

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(1968)
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Fine in a black cloth with silver lettering on the spine in a very near fine dustjacket (lower corner of dj flap clipped
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London:: Longmans, Green and Co,, (1968). Fine in a black cloth with silver lettering on the spine in a very near fine dustjacket (lower corner of dj flap clipped. First printing. Based on primary sources, this is "a detailed study of the strife between the British South Africa Company and the Matabele militaty state, now part of present-day… Read more
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KENYA, A POLITICAL HISTORY: The Colonial Period .

by Bennett, George.

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(1978)
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Very good in green wrappers.
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9780195724684
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Nairobi:: Oxford University Press,, (1978). Very good in green wrappers. . First thus- a small paperback. First East African publication of this work originally published in 1963. Political development from the first colonial settlement to the eve of independence; #1 in The Students library. Double page maps, notes, index, Appendices with lists of governors & ministers. 190… Read more
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REBELLION IN BLACK AFRICA.

by Rotberg, Robert I., editor.

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1971.
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Very good in black and white illustrated wrappers (some rubbing to the covers, prev owner's name stamp)
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London:: Oxford University Press,, 1971.. Very good in black and white illustrated wrappers (some rubbing to the covers, prev owner's name stamp). First printing thus, a trade paperback original. Contains six essays originally published in Protest and power in Black Africa, 1970 (out of 34 in that book) These include essays on the Sudan, Natal, Uganda, Chilembwe's Revolt… Read more
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THE POLITICS OF PARTNERSHIP: The Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland.

by Keatley, Patrick.

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(1963)
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Harmondsworth, UK: : Penguin,, (1963). Good overall - toning to the pages, some foxing. . First printing, a paperback original. Illustrated with three double page maps. Penguin African Library, #2. Suggestions for further reading, index. 528 pp.
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BECHUANALAND: Pan-African Outpost or Bantu Homeland?

by Munger, Edwin S.

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1965.
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London:: Institute of Race Relations / Oxford University Press,, 1965.. Very good in light blue wrappers (some rubbing to the covers, prev owner's name stamp, a bit of foxing inside covers). First printing, a trade paperback original. Bechuanaland was one of the United Kingdom's three High Commission Territories, and its location made it a warring ground for… Read more
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THE FULANI EMPIRE OF SOKOTO.

by Johnston, H. A. S

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1967.
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London:: Oxford University Press,, 1967.. Very near fine in a like dustjacket (previous owner's name). First printing. The Fulani Empire was the last of the 5 great empires that rose and fell in the Sudan between the 8th and 20th century. A title in The West African History series. Illustrated with photographs. Includes 6 maps, 5 folding. … Read more
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AN AMERICAN FAMILY ON THE AFRICAN FRONTIER, THE BURNHAM FAMILY LETTERS, 1893-1896.

by Bradford, Mary and Richard.

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1993.
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9781879373662
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Niwot, CO:: Roberts Rinehart,, 1993.. Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First US printing. A candid account of pioneering in the dying days of the African frontier. While the letters tell of adventure and hardship, they also reveal the disregard for, and the ignorance of the culture and traditions of the indigenous people of South… Read more
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GHANA UNDER MILITARY RULE, 1966-69.

by Pinkney, Robert.

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(1972)
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9780416750904
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London:: Methuen,, (1972). Very good in illustrated wrappers (prev owner's name).. First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover. No 6 in Studies in African History series, this is an examination of the military/police regime that overthrew Nkrumah and set itself up as the established government, while also pursuing the goal of restoring democracy. References, bibliography,… Read more
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MILITARY REGIMES IN AFRICA,

by Gutteridge, W. F..

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(1975)
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9780416782400
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London:: Methuen,, (1975). Very good in illustrated wrappers (prev owner's name, a few marginal check marks).. First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover. No 11 in Studies in African History series, this looks at 20 cases of significant military intervention in Africa between 1963 and 1970. Map, bibliography, index. 190 pp.
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EASTERN KENYA AND ITS INVADERS.

by Ochieng', William R.

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(1975)
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Nairobi, Kampala & Dar Es Salaam:: East African Literature Bureau,, (1975). Very good in blue and white wrappers (prev owner's name) . First printing, a trade paperback. An overview of more than 500 years of history from the early settlers of the coast through the invasions of the Arabs and the Portuguese to the final settlement of the… Read more
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IMPERIAL FRONTIER: A Study of Relations between the British and the Pastoral Tribes of North East Uganda.

by Barber, James.

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(1968)
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Nairobi, Kenya:: East African Publishing House,, (1968). Very good in illustrated wrappers (prev owner's name) . First printing, a trade paperback original. A study of the imposition and extension of British rule in the areas which are now the Karamoja (Uganda) and Turkana (Kenya) districts. Photographs, map, references, bibliography, index. 232 pp.
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SOME ESSENTIAL FEATURES OF NKRUMAISM.

by Editors of The Spark and Panaf Books,

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(1975)
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London:: Panaf Books, , (1975). Near fine.. First thus - a pocket paperback. Originally published in 1964, this is a new and expanded edition of this authoritative summary of the views of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, first President of Ghana (1960-1966),who led the Gold Coast to independence from Britain in 1957, as compiled by the editors of his party's… Read more
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SQUATTERS AND THE ROOTS OF MAU MAU 1905-63.

by Kanogo, Tabitha.

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(1987)
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9789966463265
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Nairobi & London:: Heinemann Kenya / James Currey, (1987). Near fine in illustrated wrappers (some light toning to the pages).. First printing, a trade paperback. A study of the changing circumstances of Kikuyu squatters on the 'White Highlands' - they prospered at first, but begining in 1923, the colonists began to demand more labor hours and to restrict… Read more
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