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21 DUIGNAN, PETER & GANN, L. H. The United States And Africa: A History.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2003. 052133571X / 9780521335713 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
From the early seventeenth century, North America and Africa have maintained many contacts. This volume traces these reciprocal relationships over four centuries. The authors show how American pioneers - missionaries, traders, prospectors, miners, educators, soldiers of fortune, manufacturers, financiers, engineers, scientists, and others - have helped shape modern Africa. They provide a valuable corrective to traditional colonial historiography that has tended to emphasize only the role of the colonial centers in developing Africa. In addition, the writers point to the equally important impact made by Africa on the United States through trade and immigration, enforced and voluntary, and thtough the influence of Africans on the arts, agriculture, and many other facets of American life. The contents of the book is as follows: Illustrations and maps; Preface; Part I. The Slave Trade: 1. The transatlantic slave trade: an overview; 2. The legal slave trade in North America; 3. Ending the slave trade; 4. The U.S. Navy and the antislavery campaign; 5. The effects of the slave trade; Part II. Commerce, Christianity, and Colonization Societies Up To 1865: 6. American traders and whalers; 7. Missionaries and colonization societies; 8. Explorers and frontiersmen; Part III. The United States and Africa, 1865-1900: 9. The vanishing flag; 10. Liberia: the lamb and the wolves; 11. Bula Matari and the Congo; 12. Neutrality and philanthropy; 13. Traders, explorers, and soldiers of misfortune; 14. Miners and adventurers; 15. Capitalists and missionaries; Part IV. The United States and Africa, 1900-1939: 16. Official America; 17. Private interest groups; 18. Preachers and teachers in Africa; 19. Black nationalism and the search for an African past; Part V. The United States in Africa, 1939-1983: 20. Africa between East and West; 21. Economic activities: the private sector; 22. Economic activities: the public sector; 23. American interests in Africa, 1945-1983; 24. Americans in Africa, and Africans in America; Appendixes; Notes; Selected bibliography; Index. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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22 DUNCAN, DAVID EWING. From Cape To Cairo: An African Odyssey.
Weidenfeld & Nicholson, New York: 1989. 1555840450 / 9781555840457 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
The narrative of a young man's trek up the length of Africa from Cape Town to Cairo. It is a vivid firsthand account of how the immense continent appears to the fresh eyes of an American traveling through it on bicycle. Following the historic Cape-to-Cairo highway, David Duncan sets out to absorb Africa's multifarious riches, its people, cultures, sounds, sights, food, fauna and beasts, both wild and otherwise. 
Price: 10.88 USD
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23 FRANKEL, GLENN. Rivonia's Children: Three Families And The Cost Of Conscience In White South Africa.
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York: 1999. 0374250995 / 9780374250997 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is the story of the harrowing and inspiring account of a handful of white activists, many of them Jewish, who risked their lives to combat apartheid when, in the 1960's, South Africa plunged into an era of darkness from which it has only recently emerged. Includes an Index. 
Price: 17.10 USD
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24 GATES, JR., HENRY LOUIS; DAVIS, LYNN (PHOTOGRAPHS). Wonders Of The African World.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1999. 0375402357 / 9780375402357 First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
An exuberant, visually stunning journey across Africa and through the history of its glorious by forgotten civilization. Traveling by camel, by dhow, by Land Cruiser, and on foot, the renowned scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., takes us to twelve countries in search of Africa's magnificent past, the now neglected civilizations that in their day were as grand and sophisticated as any on the face of the earth. Illustrated with spectacular full-page photographs. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.23 USD
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25 GLAVE, E. J. & STANLEY, H. M. In Savage Africa: Or Six Years Of Adventure In Congo-land.
Kessinger Publishing. 143252156X / 9781432521561 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Here is a nineteenth century look at "darkest Africa." If you are into violence, slavery and big game, then this is a book for you. This is a facsimile edition of the volume published by R. H. Russell & Son in 1892. 
Price: 18.48 USD
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26 GODWIN, PETER. Mukiwa: A White Boy In Africa.
Picador, New York: 1997. 0330339842 / 9780330339841 Third Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Growing up in Rhodesia in the 1960s, Peter Godwin inhabited a magical and frightening world or leopard-hunting, lepers, witch doctors, snakes, and forest fires. As an adolescent, a conscripted boy-soldier caught in the middle of a vicious civil war, and then as an adult who returned to Zimbabwe as a journalist to cover the bloody transition to majority black rule, he discovered a land stalked by death and danger. "A book that goes to the heart of the white experience in the long death-throes of Rhodesia." - James MacManus, The Times. 
Price: 8.03 USD
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27 GOTTLIEB, ALMA; GRAHAM, PHILIP. Braided Worlds.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: 2012. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
In a compelling mix of literary narrative and ethnography, anthropologist Alma Gottlieb and writer Philip Graham continue the long journey of cultural engagement with the Beng people of Côte d'Ivoire that they first recounted in their award-winning memoir Parallel Worlds. Their commitment over the span of several decades has lent them a rare insight. Braiding their own stories with those of the villagers of Asagb and Kosangb, Gottlieb and Graham take turns recounting a host of unexpected dramas with these West African villages, prompting serious questions about the fraught nature of cultural contact. Through events such as a religious leader's declaration that the authors' six-year-old son, Nathaniel, is the reincarnation of a revered ancestor, or Graham's late father being accepted into the Beng afterlife, or the increasing, sometimes dangerous madness of a villager, the authors are forced to reconcile their anthropological and literary gaze with the deepest parts of their personal lives. Along with these intimate dramas, they follow the Beng from times of peace through the times of tragedy that led to Côte d'Ivoire's recent civil conflicts. From these and many other interweaving narratives—and with the combined strengths of an anthropologist and a literary writer—Braided Worlds examines the impact of postcolonialism, race, and global inequity at the same time that it chronicles a living, breathing village community where two very different worlds meet. 
Price: 57.00 USD
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28 GRAHAM, ALISTAIR AND BEARD, PETER. Eyelids Of Morning: The Mingled Destinies Of Crocodiles And Men.
Chronicle Books, San Francisco: 1990. 0877015392 / 9780877015390 First Chronicle Books Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Everything you ever wanted to know about crocodiles and then some. The work is also a description of the origins, history, and prospects of Lake Rudolf, its peoples, deserts, rivers, mountains and weather. 
Price: 54.15 USD
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29 GREENE, GRAHAM. In Search Of A Character: Two African Journals.
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth: 1961. s Softcover. Reading copy. Pages have turned to tan from age. 

Price: 5.04 USD
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30 GUNTHER, JOHN. Inside Africa.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1955. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is the fifth of the author's "Inside" books. It attempts "to describe all of Africa in so far as it is possible to do so in a single volume" (from the "Note by way of Preface"). Includes maps, a chart listing the area, capital, political status, description, and population, of each of the African countries, and an index. 
Price: 7.55 USD
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31 HAAS, ROBERT A. (PHOTOGRAPHY & TEXT) Ten Days On The Chobe: A Photographic Journal At The Crossroads Of History.
SACOVA Publishing Inc.: 2002. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New. 
A work in which the author/photographer shares his passion and love for Africa's diverse wildlife. Here is a virtual cornucopia of dazzling wildlife images - scenes that capture Hippos breaching the water in a viscous territorial display, Elephant herds swimming in faint pre-dawn light, Giant Kigfishers hovering in midair and dive-bombing the river in pursuit of prey below, a sole African Fish Eagle standing guard at the moment of final sunset, and a troop of Baboons frolicking along Kilwezi Bank in a burst of nonstop action. 
Price: 42.28 USD
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32 HEMINWAY, JOHN. African Journeys: A Personal Guidebook.
Warner Books, New York: 1990. 0446387959 / 9780446387958 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 32.78 USD
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33 HEMINWAY, JOHN. No Man's Land: The Last Of White Africa.
Harvest HBJ Books, San Diego: 1983. 0156659670 / 9780156659673 First Harvest HBJ Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
This brilliantly evocative book shows us white Africans today in all their eccentricity and variety, held by a fascination with the mystery and power that remain the land's most salient features. 
Price: 41.80 USD
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34 HENISSART, PAUL. Wolves In The City: The Death Of French Algeria.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1970. 0671205137 / 9780671205133 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Tells, for the first time, the little-known story of the Barbouzes - the French secret police agents sent to Algiers to fight terrorism. Includes an Index. 
Price: 89.06 USD
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35 HERSKOVITS, MELVILLE J.; HERSKOVITS, FRANCES S. Dahomean Narrative: A Cross-cultural Analysis.
Northwestern University Press, Evanston: 1970. 0810101181 / 9780810101180 Third Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 33.01 USD
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36 HEYWOOD, LINDA M. Central Africans And Cultural Transformations In The American Diaspora.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2002. 0521002788 / 9780521002783 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Sets out a new paradigm that increases our understanding of African culture and the forces that led to its transformation during the period of the Atlantic slave trade and beyond, putting long-due emphasis on the importance of Central African culture to the cultures of the United States, Brazil, and the Caribbean. Focusing on the Kongo-Angola culture zone, the book illustrates how African peoples reshaped their cultural institutions, beliefs, and practices as they interacted with Portuguese slave traders up to the year 1800; it then follows Central Africans through all the regions where they were taken as slaves and recaptives. Includes an Index. 
Price: 57.94 USD
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37 HIBBERT, CHRISTOPHER. Africa Explored: Europeans In The Dark Continent 1769-1889.
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth: 1984. 0140056920 / 9780140056921 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Here is the story of white men in Africa before colonialism. Brave and foolhardy, amiable and eccentric, these gentlemen made journeys into the 'dark continent' as voyages to other planets would be taken today. Through their letters, diaries and memoirs Christopher Hibbert pieces together a fascinating picture of danger and discovery, of habitual cruelty and unexpected kindnes, of travellers' tales that were stranger than fiction. Includes an Index. "Christopher has done well to compress a hundred years of discovery into one thoroughly readable volume." - The Times 
Price: 9.79 USD
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38 HONE, JOSEPH. Children Of The Country: Coast To Coast Across Africa.
Hamish Hamilton., London: 1986. 0241117429 / 9780241117422 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 8.79 USD
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39 HOOPER, PETER. Shade Of The Mugumo Tree: A Kenyan Journey.
John McIndoe, Limited, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1990. 0868681199 / 9780868681191 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 19.00 USD
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40 HUGHES, LANGSTON (SELECTED BY). An African Treasury: Articles/essays/stories/poems By Black Africans.
Pyramid Books, New York: October 1961. Second Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
This is "an extraordinary anthology...here in articles, essays, stories and poems, we have the black native's subjective vision of his land...the effect is sometimes startling, always revealing, and in the sum, I would say, of utmost importance now and in the days to come." John K. Hutchens, New York Herald Tribune. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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