African history

    Seychelles Since 1770

    By Deryck Scarr

    Paperback £13.70

    A comprehensive history of the Seychelles, this volume traces its periods of colonisation by France and Britain, the immobile years of the twentieth century, the granting of independence in 1976, and the social changes precipitated by tourism in the late-1990s.

    Biafran War and Postcolonial Humanitarianism

    By Lasse Heerten

    Hardback £78.51

    The first transnational history of the Nigerian Civil War; exploring how the conflict, initially of marginal interest to much of the world, became 'Biafra', a global protest and media event, and a defining moment in the postcolonial history of humanitarianism, human rights, Holocaust memory and representation of the Third World.

    Storm in the Desert

    By Mark Muller Stuart

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    The inside story of Britain's foreign intervention in Libya and the Arab Spring

    South Africa, Greece, Rome

    Hardback Save £14.59 = £95.41

    How have ancient Greece and Rome intersected with South African histories? This book examines architecture, literature, creative arts and historical memory. Far from being the handmaiden of colonialism and later apartheid, classical antiquity has enabled challenges to the establishment, and shown ways to think about cross-cultural encounters.

    Near West

    By Allen Fromherz

    Paperback Save £3.79 = £21.20

    This book tells stories of interaction, conflict and common exchange between Berbers, Arabs, Latins, Muslims, Christians and Jews in North Africa and Latin Europe. Medieval Western European and North African history were part of a common Western Mediterranean culture. Examining shared commerce, slavery, mercenary activity, art and intellectual and religious...

    Natal Campaign

    By Rethman Hugh

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    A compelling examination of the campaign in Natal during the Boer War.

    Black Beret: the History of South Africa's Armoured Forces

    By Willem Steenkamp

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    History of the African American Novel

    By Valerie Babb

    Hardback £32.03

    This History is intended for a broad audience seeking knowledge of how novels interact with and influence their cultural landscape. Its interdisciplinary approach will appeal to those interested in novels and film, graphic novels, novels and popular culture, transatlantic blackness, and the interfacing of race, class, gender, and aesthetics.

    African Kaiser

    By Robert Gaudi

    Hardback Save £2.54 = £17.46

    If all military histories were as thrilling and well written as 'African Kaiser', I might give up reading fiction. - Washington Post

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