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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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Modern African Wars (4)
Modern African Wars (4)
Written by Peter Abbott
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ISBN: 9781782000761
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Modern African Wars (4)
The Congo 1960-2002
Written by Peter Abbott


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $17.95

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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Italian soldier in North Africa 1941-43

Written by Piero Crociani
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

Focusing on the Italian Army in North Africa during World War II, which fought alongside the Afrikakorps under Rommel versus Montgomery and Patton, this title combines with the previous Warrior series books on the subject (and other Osprey titles) to complete the picture of the War in the Desert. Despite the... Read more >
Italian Soldier in North Africa 1941-43
Italian Soldier in North Africa 1941-43
Written by Pier Paolo Battistelli and Piero Crociani
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780968551
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Italian Soldier in North Africa 1941-43

Written by Pier Paolo Battistelli and Piero Crociani


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.95

Focusing on the Italian Army in North Africa during World War II, which fought alongside the Afrikakorps under Rommel versus Montgomery and Patton, this title combines with the previous Warrior series books on the subject (and other Osprey titles) to complete the picture of the War in the Desert. Despite the... Read more >
The Idealist
The Idealist
Written by Nina Munk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385525817
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The Idealist
Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
Written by Nina Munk


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $26.95

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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Recipient of Foreign Policy's 2013 Albie Award


A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs's ambitious quest to end global poverty
    
 "The poor you will always have with you," to cite the Gospel of Matthew 26:11. Jeffrey Sachs—celebrated economist, special... Read more >
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The Idealist
The Idealist
Written by Nina Munk
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ISBN: 9780385537742
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The Idealist
Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
Written by Nina Munk


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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Recipient of Foreign Policy's 2013 Albie Award


A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs's ambitious quest to end global poverty
    
 "The poor you will always have with you," to cite the Gospel of Matthew 26:11. Jeffrey Sachs—celebrated economist, special... Read more >
The Idealist
The Idealist
Written by Nina Munk, Read by Susan Nezami
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ISBN: 9780739366479
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The Idealist
Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
Written by Nina Munk
Read by Susan Nezami


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
BloombergForbesThe Spectator

Recipient of Foreign Policy's 2013 Albie Award


A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs's ambitious quest to end global poverty
    
 "The poor you will always have with you," to cite the Gospel of Matthew 26:11. Jeffrey Sachs—celebrated economist, special... Read more >
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The Algerian War 1954-62

Written by Martin Windrow
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $13.95

It is hard to convey the public impact of France's war to maintain her colonial grip on Algeria; yet in the late 1950s this ugly conflict dominated Europe's media to almost the same extent as would Vietnam ten years later. It brought France to the very verge of military coup d'etat... 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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German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942-45

Written by Bruce Quarrie


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Following the battle for Crete in May 1941, Hitler refused to undertake any further large-scale airborne operations due to the high casualty rate. The Fallschirmjäger subsequently took up a new role as elite 'line' infantry, and they served in the Mediterranean from 1942 to 1945, taking part in the conflict in... Read more >
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Rommel's Afrika Korps
Tobruk to El Alamein
Written by Pier Battistelli


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

In 1940 a British offensive in the Western Desert provoked a major Italian military disaster. By early February 1941 the whole of Cyrenaica had been lost, and German help became necessary to avoid the loss of the entire of Libya. On 14 February 1941 the first echelons of German troops hurriedly... Read more >
The Zulu War

Written by Angus McBride
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

By the end of the nineteenth century the fame of the Zulu was world-wide, and their army was one of the few non-European military organizations to have become the subject of serious historical study. Their very name is still synonymous with bravery, discipline and military skill. This excellent addition to Osprey's... Read more >
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Between Man and Beast
Between Man and Beast
Written by Monte Reel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534239
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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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World War II Desert Tactics

Written by Paddy Griffith
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

Osprey's study of desert tactics employed in North Africa during World War II (1939-1945). In 1940-43 North Africa saw the first major desert campaign by modern mechanized armies. The British, Italians, German Afrika Korps and US Army all addressed and learned from the special problems - human, logistical, mechanical and tactical... Read more >
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The Politics of Bones
The Politics of Bones
Written by J.Timothy Hunt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992631
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The Politics of Bones
Dr. Owens Wiwa and the Struggle for Nigeria's Oil
Written by J.Timothy Hunt


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

On November 10, 1995, Nigeria’s military dictatorship executed nine environmental activists. Among them was Ken Saro-Wiwa, the charismatic spokesman of the Ogoni people, whose land in the fertile Niger River delta has been grotesquely polluted by the Royal Dutch Shell Corporation. During Ken’s incarceration, his brother, Dr. Owens Wiwa, fought valiantly... Read more >
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African Cosmos
African Cosmos
Written by Christine M. Kreamer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933438
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African Cosmos

Written by Christine M. Kreamer


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $60.00

A groundbreaking scholarly publication, accompanying an exhibition organized by the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, African Cosmos: Stellar Arts brings together exceptional works of art, dating from ancient times to the present, and essays by leading scholars and contemporary artists to consider African cultural astronomy: creativity and artistic practice... Read more >
In the House of the Interpreter
In the House of the Interpreter
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307907691
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In the House of the Interpreter
A Memoir
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $25.95

With black-and-white illustrations throughout

World-renowned Kenyan novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ng˜ug˜ý wa Thiong’o gives us the second volume of his memoirs in the wake of his critically acclaimed Dreams in a Time of War.
 
In the House of the Interpreter richly and poignantly evokes the author’s life and times at boarding... Read more >
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In the House of the Interpreter
In the House of the Interpreter
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907707
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In the House of the Interpreter
A Memoir
Written by Ngugi wa'Thiong'o


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $13.99

With black-and-white illustrations throughout

World-renowned Kenyan novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ng˜ug˜ý wa Thiong’o gives us the second volume of his memoirs in the wake of his critically acclaimed Dreams in a Time of War.
 
In the House of the Interpreter richly and poignantly evokes the author’s life and times at boarding... Read more >
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The Italian Invasion of Abyssinia 1935-36

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Second Italo–Abyssinian War began in October 1935, when Mussolini ordered the invasion of Ethiopia from Italian-held Eritrea and Somaliland, thinking that he would easily crush an ill-prepared and badly equipped enemy. The Italians, in the face of widespread condemnation from the League of Nations, spread terror and destruction through their indiscriminate... Read more >
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El Alamein
El Alamein
Written by Bryn Hammond
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849086400
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El Alamein
The Battle that Turned the Tide of the Second World War
Written by Bryn Hammond


Format: Hardcover, 344 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $24.95

The battle of El Alamein in 1942 was one of the most crucial events in the entire Second World War. Before it, the British had never won a major battle on land against the Germans; nor indeed had anyone else, even the Russians. At Alamein the British Eighth Army first thwarted... Read more >
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The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632-750

Written by David Nicolle


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

Few, if any, centuries in world history have had such a profound and long-lasting impact as the first hundred years of Islamic history. In this book, David Nicolle, a former member of the BBC's Arabic service, examines the extensive Islamic conquests between 632 and 750 AD. These years saw the religion... Read more >
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Certain Death in Sierra Leone - The SAS and Operation Barras 2000

Written by Will Fowler
Illustrated by Mariusz Kozik


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $9.95

In September 2000 the notorious militia gang, ‘West Side Boys’ kidnapped eleven British soldiers in Sierra Leone and Operation Barras was launched as the rescue operation. Fast roping in from helicopters, the SAS soldiers engaged in a heavy firefight with the militia, killing several, and capturing their leader. Meanwhile the Paras... Read more >
Warrior Peoples of East Africa 1840-1900

Written by C.J. Peers
Illustrated by Raffaele Ruggeri


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

Less well known than the Zulu of South Africa, the warriors of East Africa had just as fearsome a reputation. This fascinating study, illustrated with rare early drawings and meticulous colour plates, covers six of most prominent tribes. The prowess of the lion-hunting Masai deterred all foreign penetration for most of... Read more >
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King Peggy
King Peggy
Written by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385534321
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King Peggy
An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village
Written by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $25.95

The charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa. King Peggy has the sweetness and quirkiness of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series and the hopeful sense of possibility of Half the... Read more >
King Peggy
King Peggy
Written by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534338
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King Peggy
An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village
Written by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

The charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa. King Peggy has the sweetness and quirkiness of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series and the hopeful sense of possibility of Half the... Read more >
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