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Sub-Saharan Africa

Hardcover. This handbook covers 1282 species which occur in the western countries of Africa. Countries covered include Senegal, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Congo, and Burkina Faso. 142 colour plates cover all the species described and distribution maps are provided. Illustrator(s): Borrow, Nik. Series: Helm Identification Guides. Num Pages: 832 pages, 147 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1HFD; GBC; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 185 x 51. Weight in Grams: 2096.
Publisher
A&C Black
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713639599
ISBN
9780713639599

€ 59.98
€ 57.38

Paperback. Since the end of its crippling 27-year civil war over a decade ago, Angola has changed almost beyond recognition. An oil-fuelled bonanza has brought about massive foreign investment and a fabulously wealthy new elite, making its capital, Luanda, the second most expensive city in the world. Num Pages: 368 pages, B&w photographs throughout. BIC Classification: 1HFMA; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 27. Weight in Grams: 345.
Publisher
Arrow
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099525172
ISBN
9780099525172

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Paperback. Sir Seretse Khama, the first President of Botswana and heir to the kingship of the Bangwato people, brought independence and prosperity to his nation after colonial rule. But for six long years from 1950, Seretse had been forced into exile in England, banned from his own country. His crime? Num Pages: 432 pages, 8 page black and white inset. BIC Classification: 1HFMB; 3JJPG; BGH; BGR; HBJH; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 336.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141026138
ISBN
9780141026138

€ 16.99
€ 13.80

Paperback. SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEY'S WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2014. From the award-winning author of 'Half of a Yellow Sun,' a powerful story of love, race and identity. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFDN; 1KBB; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 32. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
9780007356348
ISBN
9780007356348

€ 11.99
€ 9.04

Paperback. This volume explores the confrontation between cultures and environments which are seen to limit and censure natural behaviour whilst at the same time imposing upon humankind unnecessary notions of sin and guilt. Num Pages: 196 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1DND; 1HFGK; 2ACSD; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 150 x 14. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Sussex Academic Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
196
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9781903900338
ISBN
9781903900338

€ 32.99
€ 29.95

Paperback. Thomas Pakenham's classic, bestselling book, repackaged beautifully as an Abacus History Great Num Pages: 688 pages, Section: 16, b&w. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJH; HBLL; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 224 x 128 x 47. Weight in Grams: 510.
Publisher
Abacus London
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349104669
ISBN
9780349104669

€ 20.99
€ 16.26

Paperback. Num Pages: 124 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFM; HBJH; JFSL9. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 281 x 230. .
Publisher
Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Edition
None
Condition
New
SKU
V9781431424313
ISBN
9781431424313

€ 47.99
€ 39.93

Audio CD. Chronicles the 1995 rugby World Cup victory by South Africa, which united a divided nation following the election of Nelson Mandela to President. This title offers an account of how South Africa avoided a bloodbath. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; 3JJPR; WSB; WSJF1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 150 x 26. Weight in Grams: 230.
Publisher
Whole Story Audio Books
Format
CD
Publication date
2009
Edition
Unabridged
Condition
New
SKU
V9781407434919
ISBN
9781407434919

€ 26.99
€ 19.88

Paperback. After the deposition of Haile Selassie in 1974, which ended the ancient rule of the Abyssinian monarchy, Ryszard Kapuscinski travelled to Ethiopia and sought out surviving courtiers to tell their stories. This work depicts the lavish, corrupt world they had known - from the rituals, hierarchies and intrigues at court to the vagaries of a ruler. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFGA; 3JJPL; HBJH; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 148.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141188034
ISBN
9780141188034

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. Ethiopia 1984: A groundbreaking account of the reporting of a famine and its unin- tended long-term consequences. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: 1HFGA; 3JJPN; JFD; JKSR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 153 x 22. Weight in Grams: 332.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849042888
ISBN
9781849042888

€ 41.24

Paperback. Burundi is a small Central African country with a complex history of ethnic tension. This book traces the origins of its political crises, sheds light on Burundi's contemporary history by means of interviews with leading participants and those whose lives have been affected by horrific events, and helps demystify the country's "ethnic" divisions. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFGQ; HBJH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 500.
Publisher
Hurst
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849045094
ISBN
9781849045094

€ 24.99
€ 23.39

Hardcover. A dual biography: of a pioneering British anti-colonialist and of the newspaper he edited with distinction. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFD; BG; HBJH; KNTJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. .
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849048323
ISBN
9781849048323

€ 45.99
€ 40.81

Hardcover. Gives an overview of Mozambique. This book covers the land and history and clarifies the multiethnic society, which comprises sixteen ethnic groups. It also discusses the migration of these groups into Mozambique from southern Africa and their absorption of disparate and small communities, as well as their diverse cultural customs and practices. Series: Cultures and Customs of the World. Num Pages: 168 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HFMQ; JFC; JHBT. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 161 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Greenwood
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Annotated edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313331633
ISBN
9780313331633

€ 54.99
€ 19.61

Paperback. In Cote d'Ivoire, appearing modern is so important for success that many young men deplete their already meager resources to project an illusion of wealth. The author argues that they engage a global hierarchy that is profoundly modern, one that values performance over authenticity - highlighting the counterfeit nature of modernity itself. Num Pages: 296 pages, 15 halftones. BIC Classification: 1HFDY; JFFT; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 154 x 18. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
296
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226575209
ISBN
9780226575209

€ 34.39

Paperback. A personal tribute to the great Nelson Mandela, one of the iconic figures of our time, written by the acclaimed South Africa correspondent and author of the international bestseller Playing the Enemy (filmed as Invictus) who has been reporting on Mandela since the 1990s. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; 3JJP; 3JM; BGH; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 12. Weight in Grams: 158.
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782394341
ISBN
9781782394341

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. This guide is packed with practical, interpretative information on the most commonly encountered animals and plants of the Lowveld - information that is usually only available if you have a game ranger or field guide by your side in the bush! Num Pages: 352 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 217 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1036.
Publisher
Briza Publications
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781920217068
ISBN
9781920217068

€ 35.99
€ 30.53

Paperback.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780935690
ISBN
9781780935690

€ 33.99
€ 33.45

Map. BIC Classification: 1HFMN; WTRM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 252 x 145 x 5. Weight in Grams: 138.
Publisher
Freytag-Berndt Austria
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9783707912821
ISBN
9783707912821

€ 14.99
€ 13.91

Paperback. Providing a much-needed antidote to recent revisionist attempts to 'rehabilitate' apartheid, this major new text by a leading authority offers a considered and substantive reassessment of the nature, endurance and significance of apartheid in South Africa as well as the reasons for its dramatic collapse. Series: Rethinking World Politics. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; JPS; JPVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 212 x 141 x 16. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
2004th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333981238
ISBN
9780333981238

€ 49.99

Hardcover. The author goes to Kenya at the invitation of CARE International, the charity dedicated to working with local communities to eradicate poverty around the world. In this book, he casts his inimitable eye on a continent new to him, and the resultant diary, contains all his laugh-out-loud wit, wry observation and curious insight. Num Pages: 64 pages, Illustrated with 8pp of colour. BIC Classification: 1HFGK; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 186 x 14. Weight in Grams: 190.
Publisher
Doubleday
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857524201
ISBN
9780857524201

€ 14.99
€ 12.16

Paperback. The book offers a frank account of an African state that shook off colonial rule but has yet to see the fruits of independence distributed evenly among its people. Drawing on inside knowledge of SWAPO, the anti-colonial liberation movement, the author provides a valuable case study of nation building in the modern era. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMN; 3JJPR; 3JM; HBJH; HBLW3; HBLX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 142 x 21. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849044110
ISBN
9781849044110

€ 25.99
€ 24.45

Paperback. A magisterial history of South Africa, from the earliest known human inhabitation of the region to the present. It also includes a chapter chronicling the first presidential term of Mbeki and ending with the celebrations of the centenary of South Africa's ruling African National Congress in January 2012. Num Pages: 512 pages, black & white halftones, maps, frontispiece. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; HBJH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 152 x 34. Weight in Grams: 518.
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
4th Revised, Updated ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300189353
ISBN
9780300189353

€ 23.97

Hardcover. A history of an ancient Sahelian kingdom whose hinterland is now being laid waste by the Boko Haram insurgency. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFDN; HBJH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138. Weight in Grams: 750.
Publisher
Hurst
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849044745
ISBN
9781849044745

€ 57.55

Paperback. The study of Fugard's plays and how his work retains an insistent influence in society. Num Pages: 226 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; 2AB; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 24. Weight in Grams: 428.
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
226
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840028218
ISBN
9781840028218

€ 20.21