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TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT: IMAGES OF BRITISH COLONIAL AFRICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $16.95

Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH - BRITISH BROADC: 1979

Seller ID: 143312

ISBN: 0563177543

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 165 pages with b&w photos throughout. Appears to be a compilation of the drama and accoutrements of the white man's burden as exercised by the English in Africa: includes appropriate dress of the colonizer, with pith hat and leather boots, advertizement prints for such things as a "Roorkhee chair" to be suspended between the heads ... View more info

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Poison and Medicine: Ethnicity, Power, and Violence in a Nigerian City, 1966 to 1986

By: Anthony, Douglas A.

Price: $15.16

Publisher: United Kingdom, James Currey Ltd: 2002

Seller ID: 114961

ISBN: 0852559542

Condition: Fair


Hilighting. 272 pages. View more info

History of Modern Ethiopia, 1855-1974, A

By: Bahru Zewde

Price: $26.25

Publisher: Addis Ababa University Press: 1991

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 125017

ISBN: 0821409719

Condition: Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is marked occasionally in pencil in margin. 244 pages, many b&w photos, maps. View more info

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Passages: Photographs in Africa

By: Beckwith, Carol; Fisher, Angela

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 2000

Seller ID: 131585

ISBN: 0810929481

Condition: Near Fine


Covers show light scuffing only, edges and corners are clean and sharp. Text/interior is unmarked in any way and in excellent condition with huge full page -- often double page photos. 122 pages. View more info

House and Home: Spirits of the South

By: Belcher, Max; Buchanan, Beverly; Christenberry, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Andover, MA / Seattle, WA, Addison Gallery of American Art / University of Washington Press: 1996

Seller ID: 134210

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 100 pages. Black and white photos. Essays by Rebecca Walker and Jack Reynolds, who curated this exhibition that appeared in the Addison Gallery of American Art, the Phillips Academy and elsewhere, with artwork by Buchanan, Christenberry and Belcher. Max Belcher's subject is comparing houses built by American freed slaves in Liberia with those built in the south of the U.S. Beverly Buchanan photographs "shacks." Wi... View more info

Arab Versus European: Diplomacy and War in Nineteenth-Century East Central Africa

By: Bennett, Norman R.

Price: $11.21

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Africana Publishing Corporation: 1986

Seller ID: 122885

ISBN: 0841908613

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 325 pages. Small tear on dust jacket. View more info

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Rape of a Nation, The

By: Bleasdale, Marcus; Le Carre, John

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Amsterdam, Mets & Schilt: 2009

Seller ID: 134006

ISBN: 9053306714

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condiiton in every respect: as new with sharp corners, no wear to covers, straight, solid spine and binding, text/interior clean and free of marking of any kind. No dust jacket as issued, embossed leopard head on cover. Filled with very terrible, large b&w photos from the horrors of the Congo and the U.S. & Belgian forces that have abetted it. Very impressive intro by Le Carre. View more info

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Days: A Tangier Journal, 1987-1989

By: Bowles, Paul

Price: $11.21

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Ecco Pr: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 129920

ISBN: 0880012692

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 108 pages. "More than just a record of the meals, conversations, and health concerns of the author of The Sheltering Sky, but a fascinating look at an artist at work in a new medium." View more info

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Mzungu Mjinga: a Memoir of a Hunter's First Safari to Tanzania's Masai-Mara seeking Mbogo, or Cape Buffalo, often referred to as the Black Death

By: Boyer, Rick

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High Sierra Books: 2004

Seller ID: 120948

ISBN: 0974357324

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 202 pages. View more info

Open Frontiers:the Mobility of Art in Black Africa: The Mobility of Art in Black Africa

By: Bravmann, Rene A.

Price: $9.71

Publisher: Seattle, Published for the Henry Art Gallery by the University of Washington Press: 1973

Seller ID: 118988

ISBN: 0295952458

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 95 pages. Many b&w photos. View more info

Faranji: A Venture into Ethiopia

By: Brown, Judith Reynolds

Price: $11.21

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A., Fithian Press: 1994

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 097058

ISBN: 1564740722

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy. Inscribed By Author. 239 pages. Author was in the Ploughshares project doing organic agricultural work. View more info

Isn't S/He a Doll: Play and Ritual in African Sculpture

By: Cameron, Elisabeth Lynn ; Doran H. Ross

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History: 1996

Seller ID: 140340

ISBN: 0930741552

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 124 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Many color photos. View more info

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Licensed to Guide

By: Cazenove, Susie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: South Africa, Jacana Media: 2005

Seller ID: 118683

ISBN: 177009055X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 233 pages. View more info

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In/sight: African photographers, 1940 to the Present

By: Clare (intro). Bell

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Distributed by Abrams: 1996

Seller ID: 142369

ISBN: 0892071699

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very slight shelf wear to creaseless covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Impressively clean book. 275 pages, almost all full page prints of the 30 African photographers selected for this anthology. The book challenges long-standing Western misconceptions about Africa. Created from the beginnings of the continent's s... View more info

The Stone Age Cultures of Northern Rhodesia: With Particular Reference to the Cultural and Climatic Succession in the Upper Zambezi Valley and Its Tributaries

By: Clark, J. Desmond

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Negro Universities Press: 1970

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 105089

ISBN: 0837145953

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. Contents: General Introduction; Part I: Geology by Dr. F. Dixey - Introduction, Physiography, Geology; Part II: Archaelogy - Stratigraphy and the Cultural Succession, Description of Cultures, Rate of Retrocession of the Zambezi through the Batoka Gorge, Correlations; Bibliography; Appendixes: Addendum: J.D. Clark; Fossil Fauna: H.B.S. Cooke; Human Remains: L.H. Wells; ... View more info

West African Resistance: The Military Response to Colonial Occupation

By: Crowder, Michael

Price: $15.85

Publisher: N.Y., Africana Publishing Corporation: 1971

Edition: Ex Libris

Seller ID: 102034

ISBN: 0841900493

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. View more info

Robben Island: Out of Reach, Out of Mind: A History of Robben Island

By: De Villiers, Simon A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, C. Struik: 1971

Seller ID: 107725

ISBN: 0869770098

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Blue cloth boards a bit worn and soiled around edges. Dust jacket protected in plastic cover. 169 pages; b & w photos. View more info

Southern Nilotic History: Linguistic Approaches to the Study of the Past

By: Ehret, Christopher

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Northwestern University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 138817

ISBN: 081010315X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 200 pages. View more info

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African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire

By: Enid Schildkrout; Curtis A. Keim; American Museum of Natural History

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Amer Museum of Natural History: 1990

Seller ID: 143513

ISBN: 0295969628

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition; upper corner has a light bump/curl, covers have Very light edge wear. Binding is otherwise solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. A large book, 271 pages, color photos, often full page with no borders, heavily illustrated. Contents include: Art, ethnography, and history in Northeastern Zaire, Through western eyes: the making of the Manghet... View more info

Top Hats and Head Loads: Two Worlds Apart, in Liberia

By: Harding, Beatrice

Price: $53.95

Publisher: B. Harding: 1999

Edition: Ex Libris

Seller ID: 107284

ISBN: 0968577008

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. 230 pages, b&w & color photos, maps. View more info