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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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De bortglömda : andra världskriget i Afrika, Asien, Oceanien och Latinamerika

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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 krig...

De bortglömda : andra världskriget i Afrika, Asien, Oceanien och Latinamerika
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Eurafrika : EU:s koloniala rötter

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

Om 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...

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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The Modern Middle East - A History

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2015-07-16.

Extensively revised and updated in the wake of the Arab uprisings, the changes that they fostered, and the fault lines that they exposed, the fourth edition of The Modern Middle East: A History explores how the forces associated with global modern...

The Modern Middle East
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Saltets pris : svenska slavar i Nordafrika och handeln i Medelhavet 1650-1770

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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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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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Yaya's Story - The Quest for Well-Being in the World

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of Chicago Press, Engelska, 2014-10-17.

Yaya's Story is a book about Yaya Harouna, a Songhay trader originally from Niger who found a path to America. It is also a book about Paul Stoller-its author-an American anthropologist who found his own path to Africa. Separated by ethnicity, lan...

Yaya's Story
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A History of Modern Africa - 1800 to the Present

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). Wiley-Blackwell, Engelska, 2011-12-30.

Updated and revised to emphasise long-term perspectives on current issues facing the continent, the new 2 nd Edition of A History of Modern Africa recounts the full breadth of Africa's political, economic, and social history over the past two cent...

A History of Modern Africa
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The Dynamics of Violence in Central Africa

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of Pennsylvania Press, Engelska, 2009-11-19.

Endowed with natural resources, majestic bodies of fresh water, and a relatively mild climate, the Great Lakes region of Central Africa has also been the site of some of the world's bloodiest atrocities. In Rwanda, Burundi, and the Congo-Kinshasa,...

The Dynamics of Violence in Central Africa
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Dancing in the Glory of Monsters - The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). PublicAffairs,U.S., Engelska, 2012-04-12.

A Best Book of the Year- The Economist & the Wall Street Journal At the heart of Africa is the Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal war in which millions have d...

Dancing in the Glory of Monsters
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The Emperor - Downfall of an Autocrat

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Penguin Classics, Engelska, 2006-06-01.

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. Here, their eloquent and ironic voices dep...

The Emperor
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Dreams of Trespass - Tales of a Harem Girlhood

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Perseus Books, Engelska, 1995-08-01.

"I was born in a harem in 1940 in Fez, Morocco..." So begins Fatima Mernissi in this exotic and rich narrative of a childhood behind the iron gates of a domestic harem. In Dreams of Trespass, Mernissi weaves her own memories with the dre...

Dreams of Trespass
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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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Africa and the Africans in the Nineteenth Century - A Turbulent History

HÄFTAD (Paperback). M.E. Sharpe, Engelska, 2009-03-15.

Most histories seek to understand modern Africa as a troubled outcome of nineteenth century European colonialism, but that is only a small part of the story. In this celebrated book, beautifully translated from the French edition, the history of A...

Africa and the Africans in the Nineteenth Century
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Sydafrikas historia

INBUNDEN. Historiska Media, Svenska, 2016-05-16.

Ett modernt standardverk om Sydafrikas historia! Få länder är så tätt sammanflätade med sin egen historia som Sydafrika. Historien rör sig från mänsklighetens ursprung, via kolonialtidens mångkulturella möten och dramatiska konflikter, till Nelson...

Sydafrikas historia
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The Shadow of the Sun - My African Life

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Penguin Books Ltd, Engelska, 2002-03-01.

"Only with the greatest of simplifications, for the sake of convenience, can we say Africa. In reality, except as a geographical term, Africa doesn't exist". Ryszard Kapuscinski has been writing about the people of Africa throughout his ...

The Shadow of the Sun
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Long Walk To Freedom - The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Time Warner Books, Engelska

Here are the riveting memoirs of one of the great moral and political figures of our time, an international hero whose accomplishments won him the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize -and the elected leadership of his country. Mandela's story is one of the mos...

Long Walk To Freedom
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Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961-80

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Osprey Publishing, Engelska, 2015-11-06.

The 1st Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry, was one of the most innovative and successful counter-insurgency units in modern history. Formed as a commando battalion in 1964 after the dissolution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, th...

Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961-80
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Who Killed Hammarskjold? - The UN, the Cold War and White Supremacy in Africa

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, Engelska, 2013-09-30.

One of the outstanding mysteries of the twentieth century, and one with huge political resonance, is the death of Dag Hammarskjold and his UN team in a plane crash in central Africa in 1961. Just minutes after midnight, his aircraft plunged into t...

Who Killed Hammarskjold?
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Africa's Long Road Since Independence - The Many Histories of a Continent

INBUNDEN (Hardback). C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, Engelska, 2016-01-14.

Over the last half century, sub-Saharan Africa has not had one history, but many - histories that have intertwined, converged and diverged. They have involved a continuing saga of decolonization and state-building, conflict, economic problems, but...

Africa's Long Road Since Independence
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Bitter Harvest - The Great Betrayal

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Blake Publishing, Engelska, 2008-05-01.

In July 2007, Zimbabwe's worsening economy saw inflation skyrocket to 7,634 per cent, deepening the already chronic food shortages in a country where only one in five of the adult population is in employment.Months later, on 20 November 2007, Ian ...

Bitter Harvest
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The Arab Spring - Pathways of Repression and Reform

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2015-02-19.

Several years after the Arab Spring began, democracy remains elusive in the Middle East. While Tunisia has made progress towards democracy, other countries that overthrew their rulers - Egypt, Yemen, and Libya - remain in authoritarianism and inst...

The Arab Spring
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An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Egypt

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Thames & Hudson Ltd, Engelska, 1982-02-01.

A compact guide to the gods and symbols of ancient Egypt, their interpretation, their significance and their cults. It answers questions such as why the jackal represents Anubis, the embalmer god, and why the dung beetle represents the sun god Khe...

An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Egypt
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State-Directed Development - Political Power and Industrialization in the Global Periphery

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2004-08-01.

Why have some developing country states been more successful at facilitating industrialization than others? An answer to this question is developed by focusing both on patterns of state construction and intervention aimed at promoting industrializ...

State-Directed Development
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States and Power in Africa - Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Princeton University Press, Engelska, 2015-01-16.

Theories of international relations, assumed to be universally applicable, have failed to explain the creation of states in Africa. There, the interaction of power and space is dramatically different from what occurred in Europe. In States and Pow...

States and Power in Africa
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African Footballers in Sweden - Race, Immigration, and Integration in the Age of Globalization

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Palgrave Macmillan, Engelska, 2015-09-17.

This book employs men's football as a lens through which to investigate questions relating to immigration, racism, integration and national identity in present-day Sweden. Specifically, this study explores if professional football serves as a succ...

African Footballers in Sweden
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Operation Mayhem - The Target: One Village. the Defenders: 26 Elite British Soldiers, the Enemy: 2000 Drug- and Blood-crazed Rebels.

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), Engelska, 2015-05-07.

2,000 blood-crazed rebels. 26 elite British soldiers. One man's explosive true story. Airlifted into the heart of the Sierra Leone jungle in the midst of the bloody civil war in 2000, 26 elite operators from the secret British elite unit X Platoon...

Operation Mayhem
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The Egyptian Dream - Egyptian National Identity and Uprisings

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Edinburgh University Press, Engelska, 2015-11-01.

The story of Egyptian identity from the beginning of the 20th century is one constructed by statesmen, intellectuals and Islamic thinkers. This book argues that the current fragmentation of Egypt's political scene reflects the increasing social di...

The Egyptian Dream
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Women in African History

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Markus Wiener Publishing Inc, Engelska, 2014-12-30.

This is a survey of the roles women have played in Africa south of the Sahara, from the Queen of Sheba in Ethiopia to the present-day presidents of Liberia and Malawi. Romero discusses education and religion; the occult and power; diseases and tre...

Women in African History
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