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History: Africa

History: Africa
   -Africa Politics
   -African History
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1 A Geography of Africa: Regional Essays on Fundamental Characteristics, Issues and Problems
Prothero, R. Mansell (editor)

Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers New York, New York, USA 1969
Hard Cover
Good+, Good+
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First American Edition


Ex-Library

CG1 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with some light fading along the top edges of the boards plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, label, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, the title page, and the copyright page plus there is some very slight soiling on the outside paper edges plus there is a small post of very light staining on the right outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some very slight fading on the spine plus there is a library label on the spine plus the front and back endflaps are glued to the fixed endpapers plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve plus there is some very, very slight edge wear along the top and bottom edges of the front and back endflaps. A detailed survey of Africa by geographers with the continent divided into eight regions for discussion: North-West Africa, the Nile Basin, North-East Africa, East Africa, South-Central Africa, Southern Africa, West-Central AFrica, and West AFrica. The contributors include K. M. Barbour, J. I. Clarke, T. J. D. Fair, B. W. Hodder, G. Kay, J. McKay, D. N. McMaster, and R. M. Prothero. Indexed, 480p. SCW13470 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 Africa in Perspective: Myths and Realities
Obasanjo, Olusegun

Council on Foreign Relations New York 1987
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0876090269 / 9780876090268



AN5 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling, chipping, and crease on some edges and corners, fading on the spine, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has light reading wear with some wrinkling and crease, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Foreword by Cyrus R. Vance. EC14864BB 
Price: 7.00 USD
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3 African Experience: An Education Officer in Northern Rhodesia
Dorman, T.E.

Radcliffe Press New York, New York, USA 1993
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good+
5.75"x8.75"
First American Edition
1850435685 / 9781850435686



BX2 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first American edition book in very good+ condition. The word "PUBLISHED'" and the year appear on the copyright page with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in textured black paper covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and monochrome panoramic map endpapers with only very, veyr minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A memoir of the auhtors work as an education officer in Northern Rhodesia during the period leading up to independence. He worked during a time of rapid political change and his book illustrates both an important moment in Zambia's history as well as how good relations were established between expatriate education officers and the emerging Zambian political leaders and administrators. Illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawn maps. Index and glossary, 173p. SCW13035 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 African Kingdoms
Mair, Lucy

Oxford University Press London 1977
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
019821698X / 9780198216988

Ex-Library

F2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has price clipped, light wrinkling on the edges, and light discoloration (browning) otherwise very good. Book has previous library's name stamped on the top and on the copyright page, "discard" stamped on the top, label on the copyright page, card holder glued on the back of the last page, tape stains on the top and bottom of front and back cover, front loose end paper, and lightly on the bottom of the front fixed end paper, wrinkling on the spine edges and some corners, some wear on the edges, some discoloration mostly on the cover and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Same date appears on the title page and copyright page. This book is concered with the creation and organization of the principal African Kingdoms. EC5091BB 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 African Nationalism
Hollings, Jill

John Day Company New York, New York, USA 1972
Hard Cover
Good+, Good+
6.25"x8.75"
First American Edition


Ex-Library

BX2 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. Stated first American edition with no additional printings indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated green and white cloth covered boards with minor overall shelf wear plus there is a patch of surface damage (about 0.5"x0.5") on the front board cover from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is also some tape staining on the front and back free endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps and labels on the front board surface, front fixed endpaper, front and back free endpapers, and table of contents page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. This is a title in the publisher's Young Historian Book series. This is a young adult nonfiction book on the history of African nationalism. With maps by Colin Judge. Illustrated with black and white photographs. List of important dates, suggestions for further reading, indexed, 128p. SCW08800 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Amang, Quirino, Carlos
6 Amang
Quirino, Carlos

New Day Publishers, Philippines Quezon City, Philippines 1983
Trade Paperback
Good+, 
5.75"x8.75"

971100142X
Enscribed By Author


BX3 - A trade paperback book enscribed by the author in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated cover with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some moderate overall rubbing of the cover. There is a dated gift inscription to the original owner by the author on the title page. A memoir by the notable Filipino politician Eulogio Rodriguez, Sr. Endnotes, bibliography, indexed, 292p. SCW08111 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Asking for Trouble
Woods, Donald

Atheneum Books for Young Readers New York, New York, USA 1987
Trade Paperback
Very Good, 
5.5"x8.5"

0689707185 / 9780689707186



BX4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in silver wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some light soiling on the outside paper edges plus some very, very light creasing on the covers. The story of the author's growing up white in the remote Transkei Territory of South Africa, his increasingly passionate struggle against the pro-Apartheid government, the guerilla tactics used by and against him, and his dramatic life with his wife and children. A revealing and provocative story about a one-man fight against racism that gained the attention of the world. Indexed, 373p. SCW04807 
Price: 3.50 USD
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8 Cairo: 5500 Years
Stewart, Desmond

Thomas Y. Crowell Company New York, New York, USA 1968
Hard Cover
Good+, Good+
6.75"x9.5"
First American Edition


Ex-Library

BZ4 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with silver and metallic green lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus some fading on the endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and pocket on the copyright page and back endpaper plus there is some tape staining on the inside surfaces of the front and back boards and front and back endpapers plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows minor overall wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve plus the endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. A book about the history of Cairo and its development from the time of the ancient pharaohs to the Nasser government. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Endnotes, bibliography, indexed, 223p. SCW05165 
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa
Bass, Thomas A.

Houghton Mifflin Company Boston 1990
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0395415020 / 9780395415023

Ex-Library

M5 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have library markings, DJ has inside flaps glued to the sides opposite the spine of the fixed endpapers, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has chipping on the front bottom edge, black line mark on the top and bottom of the title page, dog-eared page, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. This is a book about ideas in action, an intellectual odyssey that explores the human drama of Western science colliding with traditional culture. EC7119BB 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 Carthage: A Mosaic of Ancient Tunisia
Ben Khader, Aicha Ben Abed and Soren, David (Edited by)
Cooper, Martha (Photographs by)
The American Museum of Natural History in association with W.W. Norton & Company New York 1987
Hard Cover
Very Good, No Jacket
4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall
First American Edition
0913424110 / 9780913424117



AP1 - Book has discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. EC9270BB 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Crossing the Line: A Year in the Land of Apartheid
Finnegan, William P.

HarperCollins Canada, Limited Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1987
Trade Paperback
Very Good-, 
5.25"x8"

0060914300 / 9780060914301

Ex-Library

CB5 - A tight, clean, sound copy in yellow, black, and purple vinyl covered boards with the usual library marks and stamps on the inside surface of the front board, top and bottom outside paper edges, and title page plus the residue of a library label on the front endpaper plus some yellowing of the paper edges. A book about life under apartheid. It is about a year inside a so-called colored high shcool in South Africa. Indexed, 418p. SCW04834 
Price: 3.50 USD
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Death in the Sahara: The Lords of the Desert and the Timbuktu Railway Expedition Massacre, Asher, Michael
12 Death in the Sahara: The Lords of the Desert and the Timbuktu Railway Expedition Massacre
Asher, Michael

Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. New York 2008
Trade Paperback
Fine, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

CS2 - An advance reading copy trade paperback book in fine condition. Foreword by Dean King. Death in the Sahara is an amazing true story that is as dramatic as it is frightening. 9.25"x6", 286 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC28419BB 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Economic & Social Origins of Mau Mau, 1945-53
Throup, David

Ohio University Press Athens, Ohio 1988
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0821408836 / 9780821408834

Ex-Library

CH6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the spine and three on the back, wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has library stamping with light stains on the page edges, label on the copyright page, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Eastern African Studies. EC11881BB 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Egypt: A Book of Photographs
Chaloupka, Karel

Spring Books London 
Hard Cover
Good, No Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall





Z3 - Book cover is worn with heavy chipping, stains and residue on the cover and page edges, dog-eared page, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. With an Introduction by Leonard Cottrell. Text in English, French and German. EC8375BB 
Price: 7.50 USD
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15 In the Kingdom of Gorillas: Fragile Species in a Dangerous Land
Weber, Bill and Amy Vedder

Simon & Schuster Trade New York, NY, U.S.A. 2001
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall



Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

CH4 - A trade paperback advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proof first edition book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). A tight, clean, sound copy in white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus the book is slightly shelf cocked. A book the authors' founding of the Mountain Gorilla Project at the same times that the Rwandan civil war degenerated into genocide. 370p. SCW05337 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Israel and the Pharaohs: Israel, Egypt, and Canaan in the Bible and Near Eastern Texts, Sanders, Stephen H.
16 Israel and the Pharaohs: Israel, Egypt, and Canaan in the Bible and Near Eastern Texts
Sanders, Stephen H.

Arone Publications Sonoma, California 2002
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0971435308 / 9780971435308



CC2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition that has some wrinkling, crease, and light stains, old price label on the back, some light discoloration and shelf wear. 8.5"x5.5", 104 pages.Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC37207BB 
Price: 34.00 USD
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Khaki and Blue: Military and Police in British Colonial Africa, Clayton, Anthony;Killingray, David
17 Khaki and Blue: Military and Police in British Colonial Africa
Clayton, Anthony;Killingray, David

Ohio University Press Athens, Ohio 1989
Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0896801470 / 9780896801479



BE2 - A paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling, crease, and stains, some patch scuffed on the front upper right corner, old price label on the back, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Ohio University Center for International Studies Monographs in International Studies Africa Series Number 51. 8.5"x5.5", 335 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC37486BB 
Price: 23.00 USD
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18 Landless Workers and Rice Farmers: Peasant Subclasses Under Agrarian Reform in Two Philippine Villages
Ledesma, Antonio J.

International Rice Research Institute Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines 1982
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall





BY6 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated brown wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some light overall rubbing. An examination of the institutional and technological changes on all peasant groups within the same rice-growing villages in the Philippines after a period of agrarian reform begun in the mid-1960s. References cited, glossary of Hiligaynon terms, abbreviations, 215p. SCW06146 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Letters in Exile: An Introductory Reader on the History of Pilipinos in America, Quinsaat, Jesse (editor)
19 Letters in Exile: An Introductory Reader on the History of Pilipinos in America
Quinsaat, Jesse (editor)

UCLA Asian American Studies Center Los Angeles, California 1976
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Ex-Library

F2 - An ex-library trade paperback book in very good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), significant rubbing, scratches, fading and stains on the cover, light tanning and shelf wear. A collection of articles that reflect the history of the Filipinos in America. They include oral histories of Filipinos who lived in the southern California area. Illustrated with black and white photgraphs. The authors include Luzviminda Francisco, Manuel Buaken, Carlos Bulosan, H. Brett Melendy, Emory S. Bogardus, Henry Empeno, C. M. Goethe, Sister Mary Dorita Clifford, Vincent G. Bunuan, Bienvenido Santos, Jerry L. Weaver, James Alan Constantino, Lilian Galedo, theresa Quilenderino Mar, Chris Braga, and Barbera Morita. 9"x8", 158 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. SCW08425 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Mirage: Napoleon's Scientists and the Unveiling of Egypt, Burleigh, Nina
20 Mirage: Napoleon's Scientists and the Unveiling of Egypt
Burleigh, Nina

Harper New York 2007
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

BT2 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback in very good condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. The captivating story of one of the first encounters between an Islamic nation and Westerm scientists in the modern era, as seen through the eyes of the men who undertook the first archeoligical survey of Egypt from the headquarters of a scientific institute that met in a Cairo harem room. 9"x6", 269 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC28113BB 
Price: 10.00 USD
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