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Kung Leopolds Vålnad - om girighet, terror och hjältemod i det koloniala Afrika

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POCKET. Ordfront förlag AB, Svenska, 2002-01-01.

I slutet av 1800-talet, när Europas stater styckade upp Afrika mellan sig, lyckades kung Leopold II av Belgien för egen del lägga beslag på det väldiga området runt Kongofloden; med benäget bistånd av den store upptäcksresanden H. M. Stanley. Enor...

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Eurafrika : EU:s koloniala rötter

INBUNDEN. Leopard Förlag, Svenska, 2015-03-17.

EU:s koloniala rötter. EU presenteras ofta som ett fredsprojekt. Men bakom fasaden döljer sig en helt annan historia. För politiker, opinionsbildare och organisationer som från mellankrigstiden och framåt arbetade för europeisk integration stod Af...

Eurafrika : EU:s koloniala rötter
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Kongo : en historia

HÄFTAD. Natur & Kultur Allmänlitteratur, Svenska, 2015-05-16.

Kongo - en historia är en storslagen historie- och reportagebok om landet som mer än något annat symboliserar situationen i Afrika. Kongo - en historia ger ett ingående porträtt av ett sargat land, men ökar också vår förståelse för hela kontinente...

Kongo : en historia
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Egypt and the Egyptians

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2007-02-01.

Surveying more than three thousand years of Egyptian civilization, Egypt and the Egyptians offers a comprehensive introduction to this most rich and complex of early societies. From high politics to the concerns of everyday Egyptians, the book exp...

Egypt and the Egyptians
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Global Shadows - Africa in the Neoliberal World Order

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Duke University Press, Engelska, 2006-02-01.

Both on the continent and off, "Africa" is spoken of in terms of crisis: as a place of failure and seemingly insurmountable problems, as a moral challenge to the international community. What, though, is really at stake in discussions ab...

Global Shadows
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Sahel - A Short History of Mali, Niger and the Lands in Between

INBUNDEN (Hardback). C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, Engelska, 2016-02-18.

The Sahel, where the southern edge of the Sahara meets the land in between it and the savannah, is alternatively ignored and misunderstood. In the 1970s it was synonymous with drought and famine, yet crops and herds flourish along its riverbanks a...

Sahel
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From Deep State to Islamic State - The Arab Counter-Revolution and its Jihadi Legacy

HÄFTAD (Paperback). C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, Engelska, 2015-06-22.

In his disturbing and timely book Jean-Pierre Filiu lays bare the strategies and tactics employed by the Middle Eastern autocracies, above all those of Syria, Egypt, Yemen and Algeria, that set out to crush the democratic uprisings of the 'Arab Re...

From Deep State to Islamic State
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How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Pambazuka Press, Engelska, 2012-03-29.

Few books have been as influential in understanding African impoverishment as this groundbreaking analysis. Rodney shows the exploitation of the continent committed by the imperial countries of Europe, and subsequently the US, as aided by agents o...

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa
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Kongo : en historia

HÄFTAD. Natur & Kultur Allmänlitteratur, Svenska, 2014-03-17.

Kongo - en historia är en storslagen historie- och reportagebok om landet som mer än något annat symboliserar situationen i Afrika. Kongo - en historia ger ett ingående porträtt av ett sargat land, men ökar också vår förståelse för hela kontinente...

Kongo : en historia
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Ancient Egypt - A Social History

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Camb. UP, Engelska, 1983-09-01.

The rich and extensive floodplain of the River Nile can claim to be the cradle of one of the earliest and most spectacular civilizations of antiquity. Ancient Egypt: A Social History, first published in 1983, presents an innovative perspective on ...

Ancient Egypt
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Black Hawk Down : en berättelse om modernt krig

INBUNDEN. Albero Bokförlag, Svenska, 2013-10-04.

Rutinuppdraget i Mogadishu den 3 oktober 1993 var tänkt att ta en timme. Det blev istället en strid på liv och död för knappt 100 amerikanska soldater som ställdes mot tusentals tungt beväpnade somalier. Mark Bowdens bok är en av de mest närgångna...

Black Hawk Down  : en berättelse om modernt krig
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The Wretched of the Earth - Frantz Fannon ; Translated from the French by Richard Philcox ; Introductions by Jean-Paul Sartre and Homi K. Bhabha

HÄFTAD (Paperback / softback). Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press, Engelska, 2005-03-01.

A distinguished psychiatrist from Martinique who took part in the Algerian Nationalist Movement, Frantz Fanon was one of the most important theorists of revolutionary struggle, colonialism, and racial difference in history. Fanon s masterwork is a...

The Wretched of the Earth
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The State of Africa - A History of the Continent Since Independence

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Simon & Schuster Ltd, Engelska, 2013-03-14.

Africa is forever on our TV screens, but the bad-news stories (famine, genocide, corruption) massively outweigh the good (South Africa). Ever since the process of de-colonialisation began in the mid-1950s, and arguably before, the continent has ap...

The State of Africa
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Al-Shabaab in Somalia - The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

INBUNDEN (Hardback). C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, Engelska, 2013-05-13.

Since early 2007 a new breed of combatants has appeared on the streets of Mogadishu and other towns in Somalia: the 'Shabaab', or youth, the only self-proclaimed branch of al-Qaeda to have gained acceptance (and praise) from Ayman al-Zawahiri and ...

Al-Shabaab in Somalia
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De bortglömda.Andra världskriget i Afrika, Asien, Oceanien och Latinamerika

INBUNDEN. Leopard Förlag, Svenska, 2015-09-15.

Skrämmande, upplysande och tankeväckande skildring som förändrar vårt sätt att se på andra världskrigets historia. Vi vet allt om invasionen i Normandie, slaget vid Stalingrad och koncentrationslägren det som hände i vår del av världen. Men kriget...

De bortglömda.Andra världskriget i Afrika, Asien, Oceanien och Latinamerika
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Saltets pris : svenska slavar i Nordafrika och handeln i Medelhavet 1650-1770

INBUNDEN. Nordic Academic Press, Svenska, 2014-12-05.

När Jonas Thorsons föräldrar en dag år 1707 får veta att deras son har sålts som slav på en auktion i Alger på den ökända Barbariska kusten i Medelhavet är det ett skakande besked. Men Thorson är inte ensam: under perioden 16501770 tillfångatogs e...

Saltets pris : svenska slavar i Nordafrika och handeln i Medelhavet 1650-1770
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A History of African Societies to 1870

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 1997-04-01.

This comprehensive and detailed exploration of the African past, from prehistory to approximately 1870, is intended to provide a fully up-to-date complement to the Cambridge History of Africa. Reflecting several emphases in recent scholarship, it ...

A History of African Societies to 1870
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The Shadow of the Sun

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HÄFTAD (Trade Paper). Vintage, Engelska, 2002-04-01.

Compiled from four decades of reporting, this is celebrated journalist Kapuscinski's most complete portrait of the Africa that he has made the focus of his great career. Kapuscinski's unorthodox approach and his profound respect for the people he ...

The Shadow of the Sun
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Thomas Sankara - An African Revolutionary

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Ohio University Press, Engelska, 2014-11-04.

Thomas Sankara, often called the African Che Guevara, was president of Burkina Faso, one of the poorest countries in Africa, until his assassination during the military coup that brought down his government. Although his tenure in office was relat...

Thomas Sankara
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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight - Picador Classic

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Picador, Engelska, 2015-01-01.

With an introduction by Anne Enright Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book award, a story of civil war and a family's unbreakable bond. How you see a country depends on whether you are driving through it, or live in it. How you see a country dep...

Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
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Boko Haram - Inside Nigeria's Unholy War

INBUNDEN (Hardback). I.B.Tauris, Engelska, 2015-02-28.

An insurgency in Nigeria by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left thousands dead, shaken Africa's biggest country and worried the world. Yet it remains a mysterious - almost unknowable - organisation. rough exhaustive on-the-ground repo...

Boko Haram
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Understanding Namibia - The Trials of Independence

HÄFTAD (Paperback). C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, Engelska, 2014-12-15.

Since independence in 1990, Namibia has witnessed only one generation with no memory of colonialism - the 'born frees', who voted in the 2009 elections. The anti-colonial liberation movement, SWAPO, dominates the political scene, effectively makin...

Understanding Namibia
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Boko Haram - Nigeria's Islamist Insurgency

INBUNDEN (Hardback). C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, Engelska, 2015-03-27.

Northern and central Nigeria are engulfed in a violent insurgency campaign waged by Jama'atu Ahlis Sunnah Lidda'awati w'al Jihad, a.k.a. 'Boko Haram', and more recently, its splinter group 'Ansaru'. From its inception an inward-looking, almost par...

Boko Haram
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The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale: Cold War Angolan Finale, 1987 1988

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Helion & Company, Engelska, 2015-09-28.

The battle for the town of Cuito Cuanavale is a myth. The conduct of Operations Modular, Hooper, Packer and Displace by South African and UNITA forces in the 6th Military Region of southeastern Angola initially prevented FAPLA and its allies from ...

The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale: Cold War Angolan Finale, 1987 1988
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Carthage Must be Destroyed - The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Civilization

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Penguin Books Ltd, Engelska, 2011-02-24.

Richard Miles' "Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Civilization" charts one of the bloodiest dramas of the Ancient World: the devastating struggle to the death between Carthage and Rome. In an epic series of battles...

Carthage Must be Destroyed
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A Man of Good Hope - One Man's Extraordinary Journey from Mogadishu to Tin Can Town

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Jonathan Cape Ltd, Engelska, 2015-01-08.

When Asad was eight years old, his mother was shot in front of him. With his father in hiding, he was swept alone into the great wartime migration that has scattered the Somali people throughout the world. This extraordinary book tells Asad's stor...

A Man of Good Hope
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Sudan - Darfur and the Failure of an African State

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Yale University Press, Engelska, 2010-06-08.

Over the past two decades, the situation in Africa's largest country, Sudan, has progressively deteriorated: the country is in second position on the Failed States Index, a war in Darfur has claimed hundreds of thousands of deaths, President Bashi...

Sudan
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We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed with Our Families - Stories from Rwanda

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). Picador, Engelska, 2000-03-01.

First published in 1999, this is an account of a people's response to genocide and what it tells us about humanity. Chronicling what has happened since 1994 and through intimate portraits of Rwandans in all walks of life Gourevitch focuses on the ...

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed with Our Families
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When Things Fell Apart - State Failure in Late-Century Africa

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2008-02-01.

In the later decades of the twentieth century, Africa plunged into political chaos. States failed, governments became predators, and citizens took up arms. In When Things Fell Apart, Robert H. Bates advances an exploration of state failure in Afri...

When Things Fell Apart
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Black Hawk Down - A Thrilling and visceral, no-holds-barred classic of modern war.

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Corgi Books, Engelska, 2002-01-01.

In 1993, 140 elite US soldiers abseiled into a market in the city of Mogadishu, Somalia. Their mission was to abduct two lieutenants of a Somali warlord. But they were drawn into a battle with armed Somalis. Black Hawk Down is a minute-by-minute a...

Black Hawk Down
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