A story of struggle, conflict and passion set in 1950’s Kenya during the Mau-Mau insurrection. Peter Lawrence battles to build a place of his own in the raw African bush, but the Kikuyu men who work for him are secret members of the Mau-Mau determined to take back their country. When Peter’s wife Jenny dies in an accident he falls in love with ......
This biography covers Livingstone's life and examines his relationship with his family who were the main casualties of his endless explorations. It looks at his legacy through to the modern day; he was an immensely curious person and made many observations of the flora and fauna. His legacy includes maps, geographical observations and samples.
The Life and Writings of a Pan-Africanist Pioneer, 1799-1851
John Brown Russwurm (1799-1851) played a pioneering role as an educator, abolitionist, editor, government official, emigrationist and colonizationist. He is the first African American graduate of Maine's Bowdoin College, and co-founder of Freedom's Journal. This title presents an account of Russwurm's life.
Argues that reconciliation needs honest talk to promote trust building and enable former enemies and adversaries to explore joint solutions to the cause of their conflicts. This book offers a critical assessment of the South African experiment in transitional justice as captured in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
The United States, Brazil, and the African Slave Trade
During its heyday in the 19th century, the African slave trade was fueled by the close relationship of the US and Brazil. This work tells the story of how US nationals participated in this odious commerce by creating diplomatic, social, and political ties with Brazil, which has the largest population of African origin outside of Africa itself.
"The West will begin to understand Africa when it realizes it's not talking to a child-it's talking to its mother." So writes Jeff Pearce in the introduction to his fascinating, groundbreaking work, African Ideas: How a Continent and Its People Changed the World. We learn early on in school how Europe and Asia gave us important literature, ......
This book examines the deployment of religious soft power in African states to influence international relations as well as the role and perception of politics for African people. The book analyzes how religion has been used as an instrument of persuasion and influence in a cross-disciplinary study of political science and religious studies.
This book deals with feminist institutionalism through asking the question if gender equality can be designed and applying an analysis related to this question to the South African Commission for Gender Equality.