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Modern African Wars (4)
The Congo 1960-2002
Written by Peter Abbott


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $13.95

From Belgian and French paratroops to Che Guevara and CIA funded Cuban B-26 pilots, the Congo has been a hotbed of African conflict in the late 20th century.
When the colonial powers began retreating from Africa in the 1950s and 1960s, the Belgian Congo/Zaire became the bloodiest, most chaotic example of... Read more >
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Life Laid Bare
The Survivors in Rwanda Speak
Written by Jean Hatzfeld
Translated by Linda Coverdale


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $13.99

"To make the effort to understand what happened in Rwanda is a painful task that we have no right to shirk–it is part of being a moral adult."
–Susan Sontag

In the late 1990s, French author and journalist Jean Hatzfeld made several journeys into the hilly, marshy region of the Bugesera, one of... Read more >
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Between Man and Beast
Between Man and Beast
Written by Monte Reel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534239
Our Price: $11.99
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Between Man and Beast
An Unlikely Explorer and the African Adventure the Victorian World by Storm
Written by Monte Reel


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

In 1856, Paul Du Chaillu ventured into the African jungle in search of a mythic beast, the gorilla. After wild encounters with vicious cannibals, deadly snakes, and tribal kings, Du Chaillu emerged with 20 preserved gorilla skins—two of which were stuffed and brought on tour—and walked smack dab into the biggest...

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Negative Ethnicity
From Bias to Genocide
Written by Koigi Wa Wamwere


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $10.95

"Negative ethnicity" is Koigi wa Wamwere’s name for the deep-seated tensions in Africa that the world has seen flare so terrifyingly. The genocide in Rwanda and "ethnic" killing in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, and elsewhere stand out as examples. Wa Wamwere argues that these clashes cannot properly be described... Read more >
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Lord Leverhulme's Ghosts
Lord Leverhulme's Ghosts
Written by Jules Marchal, Translated by Martin Thom, Introduction by Adam Hochschild
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844672394
Our Price: $29.95
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Lord Leverhulme's Ghosts
Colonial Exploitation in the Congo
Written by Jules Marchal
Translated by Martin Thom
Introduction by Adam Hochschild


Format: Hardcover, 244 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2008
Price: $29.95

In the early twentieth century, the worldwide rubber boom led British enterpreneur Lord Leverhulme to the Belgian Congo. Warmly welcomed by the murderous regime of King Leopold II, Leverhulme set up a private kingdom reliant on the horrific Belgian system of forced labor, a program that reduced the population of Congo... Read more >
Life Laid Bare
Life Laid Bare
Written by Jean Hatzfeld, Translated by Linda Coverdale
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590512739
Our Price: $14.95
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Life Laid Bare
The Survivors in Rwanda Speak
Written by Jean Hatzfeld
Translated by Linda Coverdale


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2007
Price: $14.95

"To make the effort to understand what happened in Rwanda is a painful task that we have no right to shirk–it is part of being a moral adult."
–Susan Sontag

In the late 1990s, French author and journalist Jean Hatzfeld made several journeys into the hilly, marshy region of the Bugesera, one of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Conspiracy to Murder
Conspiracy to Murder
Written by Linda Melvern
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844675425
Our Price: $21.95
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Conspiracy to Murder
The Rwandan Genocide
Written by Linda Melvern


Format: Trade Paperback, 380 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2006
Price: $21.95

Conspiracy to Murder is a gripping account of the Rwandan genocide, one of the most appalling events of the twentieth century. Linda Melvern’s damning indictment of almost all the key figures and institutions involved amounts to a catalogue of failures that only serves to sharpen the horror of a tragedy that... Read more >
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