African History: Postwar, From C 1945 -

BIC code: HBHW3
See also: African History

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  • Cover scan of Against A Tide Of Evil
    Against A Tide Of Evil: How One Man Became The Whistleblower To The First Mass Murder Of The Twenty-First Century
    Mukesh Kapila - Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
    When darkness stalked the plains of Africa one man stood alone to face the evil. In this no-holds-barred account, the former head of the United Nations in Sudan reveals the shocking depths of evil plumbed by those who designed and orchestrated 'the final solution' in Darfur. A veteran of humanitarian crisis and ethnic cleansing in Iraq, Rwanda, Srebrenica, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone, Mukesh Kapila arrived in Sudan in March 2003 having made a promise to himself that if he were ever in a position to stop the mass-killers, they would never triumph on his watch.
  • Cover scan of The Making Of The Tunisian Revolution
    The Making Of The Tunisian Revolution: Contexts, Architects, Prospects
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    From late 2010 to the present day, the Arab world has been shot through with insurrection and revolt. As a result, Tunisia is now seen as the unlikely birth place and exemplar of the process of democratisation long overdue in the Arab world. Mixing political, historical, economic, social and cultural analyses and approaches, the essays in this book reflect on the local, regional and transnational dynamics together with the long and short term factors that, when combined, set in motion the Tunisian Revolution and the Arab uprisings.
  • Cover scan of The Making Of The Tunisian Revolution
    The Making Of The Tunisian Revolution: Contexts, Architects, Prospects
    - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    From late 2010 to the present day, the Arab world has been shot through with insurrection and revolt. As a result, Tunisia is now seen as the unlikely birth place and exemplar of the process of democratisation long overdue in the Arab world. Mixing political, historical, economic, social and cultural analyses and approaches, the essays in this book reflect on the local, regional and transnational dynamics together with the long and short term factors that, when combined, set in motion the Tunisian Revolution and the Arab uprisings.
  • Cover scan of Against A Tide Of Evil
    Against A Tide Of Evil: How One Man Became The Whistleblower To The First Mass Murder Of The Twenty-First Century
    Mukesh Kapila - Hardback - Mainstream Publishing
    When darkness stalked the plains of Africa one man stood alone to face the evil. In this no-holds-barred account, the former head of the United Nations in Sudan reveals the shocking depths of evil plumbed by those who designed and orchestrated 'the final solution' in Darfur. A veteran of humanitarian crisis and ethnic cleansing in Iraq, Rwanda, Srebrenica, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone, Mukesh Kapila arrived in Sudan in March 2003 having made a promise to himself that if he were ever in a position to stop the mass-killers, they would never triumph on his watch.
  • Cover scan of In The Old Chief's Country
    In The Old Chief's Country
    Chris McIvor - Paperback - Sandstone
    In the second volume of his African memoirs Chris McIvor recalls his first stint in Zimbabwe, the many great characters he met, the poverty, the enormous job of repair required to European-African relations and, through it all, the hope.
  • Cover scan of Eyes To The South
    Eyes To The South: French Anarchists And Algeria
    David Porter - Paperback - AK
    Studying the currents of the Algerian revolution alongside the development of French anarchists from the 1950s to the present, this book presents a mosaic of theoretical positions, actions and writings as it follows the shifting contexts of Algerian politics and the evolving consciousness of French anarchists in all their diversity.
  • Cover scan of My Friend The Mercenary
    My Friend The Mercenary
    James Brabazon - Paperback - Canongate
    'My Friend The Mercenary' tells the story of a coup - & also the story of all coups. It is an exploration of the mercenary myth & a chapter of the story of modern Africa. It is a brutally honest & undeniably human account of a journey into the heart of what it takes to be a friend, a survivor & a journalist in the corrosive crucible of war.
  • Cover scan of On The State Of Egypt
    On The State Of Egypt: What Caused The Revolution
    ʻAlāʼ Aswānī - Paperback - Canongate
    The author considers issues such as class difference, poverty, police brutality, sexual harassment and political corruption as they torment modern Egyptian society. He discusses who the next president of Egypt could be and the moral ambiguity of appointed politicians.
  • Cover scan of Palm Oil And Small Chop
    Palm Oil And Small Chop
    John Goble - Paperback - Whittles
    From the unique perspective of working aboard merchant ships trading to the area, the author provides a viewpoint of the first 25 years of West African independence; it is simultaneously the story of the final years of many of the British Merchant Navy's liner trades where fortunes largely depended upon imperial routes.
  • Cover scan of My Friend The Mercenary
    My Friend The Mercenary
    James Brabazon - Hardback - Canongate
    'My Friend The Mercenary' tells the story of a coup - & also the story of all coups. It is an exploration of the mercenary myth & a chapter of the story of modern Africa. It is a brutally honest & undeniably human account of a journey into the heart of what it takes to be a friend, a survivor & a journalist in the corrosive crucible of war.

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