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    Netto crafts an original and unforgettable telling of the Libyan revolutionary war in his book Bringing Down Gaddafi.

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    Lawrence Hamilton investigates why, despite South Africa's successful transition to democracy, political freedom for the majority remains elusive.

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    A triumphant story of a remarkable young woman's journey through the darkness of the 1994 genocide of Rwanda.

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    Andrew Palmer here provides the historical background to the new piracy.

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    Frantz Fanon is best known as one of the leading twentieth-century political thinkers and activists against colonialism and imperialism and as the author of the iconic book "Wretched of the Earth".

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    Twenty years on from the fall of apartheid in South Africa, veteran analyst and activist John S. Saul examines the liberation struggle, placing it in a regional and global context and looking at ho...

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    This book tells the story of this extraordinary friendship in Christo's words for the first time.

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    From the first American president of African descent, Barack Obama, whose career was inspired by the civil rights and anti-apartheid struggles promoted by fellow Nobel Peace laureates Marin Luther ...

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    Published on the twentieth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, BBC Newsnight producer David Belton, one of the first journalists into Rwanda, tells of the horrors he experienced at first-hand and he revisits a country still marked with blood, in search of those who survived and the legacy of those who did not.

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    The incredible story of the lone female Jewish MP who stood up to apartheid.

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    The story of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 as told by Ahdaf Soueif, who took part in the protests in Tahrir Square.

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    The facts of Africa’s rapid urbanisation are startling. By 2030 African cities will have grown by more than 350 million people and the continent will have surpassed the 50% urban mark. Yet, in the ...

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    A valuable portrait of Peter Hain's admirable, freedom-fighter parents.

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    Nelson Mandela's autobiography.

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    Ngugi wa Thiong'o is a writer who has lived through extraordinary times. In the House of the Interpreter tells the story of his schooldays in Kenya against the backdrop of the intensification of the struggle for independence.

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    A shocking exposé of how modern-day corporations and governments are raiding the Third World.

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    The source of the Nile had long eluded and tormented explorers, and John Hanning Speke’s discovery of Lake Victoria in 1858 elevated him to the pantheon of heroes of African exploration, alon...

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    The first book to specifically examine the role of youth and cyberactivists in the Arab Spring.

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    Happy Valley was the name given to the Wanjohi Valley in the Kenya Highlands, where a small community of affluent, hedonistic white expatriates settled between the wars. While Kenya’s early c...

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    A unique history of the road to El Alamein – and how the bloody battle that followed decided the outcome of the Second World War. A perfect gift for Father's Day.

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    From Cairo to Damascus and from Tunisia to Bahrain, Layla Al-Zubaidi and Matthew Cassel have brought together some of the most exciting new writing born out of revolution in the Arab world.

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    Here is the passionate and personal autobiography from former BBC Foreign Correspondent Martin Bell OBE, who was injured whilst reporting from Bosnia during the Civil War.

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    The war revealed the ineptitude of the British military and unexpectedly exposed the corrupt underside of imperialism - in the establishment of the first concentration camps, the shooting of Boer prisoners-of-war and the embezzlement of military supplies by British officers.

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    Since independence in 1963, Kenya has survived nearly five decades as a functioning nation-state, with regular elections, its borders intact and without experiencing war or military rule. However, Kenya's independence has always been circumscribed by its failure to transcend its colonial past.

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    Former Secretary General of the Commonwealth reveals what went on behind the scenes in this compelling account of running an international organisation in a complex world

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    Lindsey Hilsum was in Libya when Gaddafi met his squalid end. She traces the history of his strange regime from its beginnings - when Gaddafi had looks, charisma and popular appeal - to its paranoid, corrupt final state.

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    International media coverage in the 1960s and early 1970s represented the Biafran War, in which the state of Biafra attempted to secede from the Nigerian Federation, as a grand humanitarian disaster, characterised by sustained conflict, starvation and genocide.

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    The Democratic Republic of Congo has become one of the world's bloodiest hot spots. 2003 saw the end of a five-year war in which millions lost their lives - one of the deadliest conflicts since World War II. Despite recent peace agreements and democratic elections, the country is still plagued by army and militia violence. Congo remains deeply troubled, since the deep-rooted causes of conflict have not been adequately addressed.

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    Award-winning journalist James Fergusson is among the few to have witnessed at first hand the devastating reality of life in the failed and desperate state of Somalia. This corner of the world has ...

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    An in-depth look at how Paul Kagame transformed Rwanda into Africa’s rising economic star after it’s legacy of genocide, and why the Rwanda Model could work for other struggling democra...

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    Why are politicians able to form electoral coalitions that bridge ethnic divisions in some countries and not others? This book answers this question by presenting a theory of pecuniary coalition building in multi-ethnic countries governed through patronage.

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    The most dangerous corner of Africa is its north-east corner where instability reigns and terrorism thrives on the antagonisms of all of its governments.

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    This extraordinary book is the true story of post-apartheid South Africa.

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    In Peacebuilding in the African Union, Abou Jeng explores the factors which have prevented the creation of and sustainability for peace in Africa

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    In Party Politics and Economic Reform in Africa's Democracies, M. Anne Pitcher offers an engaging new theory to explain the different trajectories of private sector development across contemporary Africa.

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    In this compelling debut, Ben Rawlence sets out to gather the news that never travels far – the news of the uneasy peace being made in the towns of Congo’s silent quarter. Rather than taking the di...

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    In this timely and essential book, Stephen Chan explores the political landscape of southern Africa.

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    The 21st century will be the century of Africa. This continent was once seen as empty, rural, animist, poor, and forgotten by the world. Now, fifty years after independence, it is full to bursting, urban and monotheist. If poverty and violence are still rampant, economic growth has taken off again and a middle class is developing. Africa will hold a central place in the big issues facing the world today. If it once made a ‘false start’, here it is back again – in the fast lane.

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    The events that took place in Tunisia in January 2011 were the spark igniting the uprisings that swept across North Africa and the Middle East, toppling dictators and leading to violent conflict and tense stand-offs. What was it about this small country in North Africa that enabled it to play this exceptional role?

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    “The most important book about South Africa since the demise of apartheid in the early 1990s." – Scotsman After the Party is the explosive story of the power struggles dominating South African...

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    As a teenager, Joseph Sebarenzi fled Rwanda, escaping a campaign of genocide that saw 800,000 Tutsis murdered in just ninety days. Among them were his father, his mother, his seven siblings, and co...

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    A gripping account of both an individual caught on the horns of an excruciating moral dilemma and a continent at a turning point.

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    A detailed investigation into the effects of the military operations in Sierra Leone.

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    President Barack Obama's search for the truth of his father's life and attempt reconcile his divided inheritance.

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    'The writer in whose company the prison walls fell down' -- Nelson Mandela

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    Noreena Hertz, one of the world's leading experts on economic globalization, tackles Third World Debt as a situation that must be resolved if we are ever to see global stability.

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