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The Last Boer War
by H. Rider Haggard - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. , 1900
A non fiction book about the Boer War of 1881. Excellent first-hand history by an eye witness who also happened to be one of the leading authors of the late 19th century. A must read for anyone interested in African History or British Colonial wars.
The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan
by Winston S. Churchill - ManyBooks , 1899
More by accident than design, England was drawn into the affairs of Egypt in the 1880s. In this illuminating volume, Churchill not only dramatically relates the catastrophic events in Sudan, but also places them in the context of Sudanese history.
The Crime of the Congo
by Arthur Conan Doyle - Doubleday, Page & Company , 1909
Doyle documents the atrocities committed in the Congo Free State, the personal possession of Leopold II of Belgium. Thousands of native Africans were forced to labor on rubber plantations for the benefit of their colonial overlords.
A Short History of Africa
by G.O.M. Jameson , 2008
This is a short history of Africa excluding Egypt, Ethiopia and (Dutch and British) South Africa. The book has been compiled from the study of a number of works, including the Encyclopedia Britannica, the Encyclopedia Americana, etc.
The Meaning of Mandela
by Xolela Mangcu - Human Sciences Research Council , 2004
This lively, engaging and witty collection of lectures brings together the renowned African and African-American scholars - Cornel West, Henry Louis Gates Jr and Wole Soyinka - to reflect on the public meaning of the iconic Nelson Mandela.
The Man-Eaters of Tsavo
by J. H. Patterson - Macmillan and co , 1919
The book details the author's adventures in East Africa at the turn of the century. His story is riveting: Petterson single-handedly tracked and killed the lions that devoured 28 of his Indian workers as well as countless African natives.
The Battle For Rhodesia
by Douglas Reed - Devin-Adair Pub , 1967
The book for readers interested in the political dilemmas that faced Rhodesia in the late 1960s. The text contains the author's political prediction for southern Africa, interesting because of Reed's conversational tone and passion for Rhodesia.