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1 Anthony, Douglas A. Poison and Medicine: Ethnicity, Power, and Violence in a Nigerian City, 1966 to 1986
United Kingdom, James Currey Ltd, 2002, 0852559542 / 9780852559543 Trade Paperback Fair 
Hilighting. 272 pages. 114961 
Price: 15.16 USD
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2 Bahru Zewde A History of Modern Ethiopia, 1855-1974
Addis Ababa University Press, 1991, 0821409719 / 9780821409718 Ex Library Hard Cover Good Good 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is marked occasionally in pencil in margin. 244 pages, many b&w photos, maps. 125017 
Price: 26.25 USD
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3 Belcher, Max; Buchanan, Beverly; Christenberry, William House and Home: Spirits of the South
Andover, MA / Seattle, WA, Addison Gallery of American Art / University of Washington Press, 1996, Oversize Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 100 pages. Black and white photos. Essays by Rebecca Walker and Jack Reynolds, who curated this exhibition that appeared in the Addison Gallery of American Art, the Phillips Academy and elsewhere, with artwork by Buchanan, Christenberry and Belcher. Max Belcher's subject is comparing houses built by American freed slaves in Liberia with those built in the south of the U.S. Beverly Buchanan photographs "shacks." William Christenberry photographs structures in his native Alabama. Oblong format: 11"w x 10 1/2"h. 134210 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Bennett, Norman R. Arab Versus European: Diplomacy and War in Nineteenth-Century East Central Africa
New York, New York, U.S.A., Africana Publishing Corporation, 1986, 0841908613 / 9780841908611 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 325 pages. Small tear on dust jacket. 122885 
Price: 14.95 USD
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The Rape of a Nation, Bleasdale, Marcus; Le Carre, John
5 Bleasdale, Marcus; Le Carre, John The Rape of a Nation
Amsterdam, Mets & Schilt, 2009, 9053306714 / 9789053306710 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 
Book is in excellent condiiton in every respect: as new with sharp corners, no wear to covers, straight, solid spine and binding, text/interior clean and free of marking of any kind. No dust jacket as issued, embossed leopard head on cover. Filled with very terrible, large b&w photos from the horrors of the Congo and the U.S. & Belgian forces that have abetted it. Very impressive intro by Le Carre. 134006 
Price: 25.95 USD
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Days: A Tangier Journal, 1987-1989, Bowles, Paul
6 Bowles, Paul Days: A Tangier Journal, 1987-1989
New York, New York, U.S.A., Ecco Pr, 1991, 0880012692 / 9780880012690 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 108 pages. "More than just a record of the meals, conversations, and health concerns of the author of The Sheltering Sky, but a fascinating look at an artist at work in a new medium." 129920 
Price: 14.95 USD
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7 Boyer, Rick Mzungu Mjinga: a Memoir of a Hunter's First Safari to Tanzania's Masai-Mara seeking Mbogo, or Cape Buffalo, often referred to as the Black Death
Silver City, NM, High Sierra Books, 2004, 0974357324 / 9780974357324 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 202 pages. 120948 
Price: 18.95 USD
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8 Bravmann, Rene A. Open Frontiers:the Mobility of Art in Black Africa: The Mobility of Art in Black Africa
Seattle, Published for the Henry Art Gallery by the University of Washington Press, 1973, 0295952458 / 9780295952451 Oversize Hardback Very Good Very Good 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 95 pages. Many b&w photos. 118988 
Price: 12.95 USD
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9 Brown, Judith Reynolds Faranji: A Venture into Ethiopia
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A., Fithian Press, 1994, 1564740722 / 9781564740724 Trade Paperback Near Fine Inscribed By Author
A clean, unmarked copy. Inscribed By Author. 239 pages. Author was in the Ploughshares project doing organic agricultural work. 097058 
Price: 14.95 USD
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10 Cameron, Elisabeth Lynn ; Doran H. Ross Isn't S/He a Doll: Play and Ritual in African Sculpture
Los Angeles, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1996, 0930741552 / 9780930741556 Trade Paperback Near Fine Art 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 124 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Many color photos. 140340 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Licensed to Guide, Cazenove, Susie
11 Cazenove, Susie Licensed to Guide
South Africa, Jacana Media, 2005, 177009055X / 9781770090552 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 233 pages. 118683 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Clark, J. Desmond The Stone Age Cultures of Northern Rhodesia: With Particular Reference to the Cultural and Climatic Succession in the Upper Zambezi Valley and Its Tributaries
Negro Universities Press, 1970, 0837145953 / 9780837145952 Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed. Oversize Hardback Very Good 
Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. Contents: General Introduction; Part I: Geology by Dr. F. Dixey - Introduction, Physiography, Geology; Part II: Archaelogy - Stratigraphy and the Cultural Succession, Description of Cultures, Rate of Retrocession of the Zambezi through the Batoka Gorge, Correlations; Bibliography; Appendixes: Addendum: J.D. Clark; Fossil Fauna: H.B.S. Cooke; Human Remains: L.H. Wells; Kalhari Sand: Geoffrey Bond. 105089 
Price: 65.00 USD
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13 Crowder, Michael West African Resistance: The Military Response to Colonial Occupation
N.Y., Africana Publishing Corporation, 1971, 0841900493 / 9780841900493 Ex Libris Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 102034 
Price: 15.85 USD
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14 De Villiers, Simon A. Robben Island: Out of Reach, Out of Mind: A History of Robben Island
Cape Town, South Africa, C. Struik, 1971, 0869770098 / 9780869770092 Hard Cover Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Blue cloth boards a bit worn and soiled around edges. Dust jacket protected in plastic cover. 169 pages; b & w photos. 107725 
Price: 45.00 USD
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15 Ehret, Christopher Southern Nilotic History: Linguistic Approaches to the Study of the Past
Evanston, IL, Northwestern University Press, 1971, 081010315X / 9780810103153 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 200 pages. 138817 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Estes, Richard D. The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals
White River Jct, Vermont, U.S.A., Chelsea Green Pub Co, 1993, 0930031490 / 9780930031497 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 461 pages. 132735 
Price: 4.48 USD
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17 Fernea, Elizabeth Warnock; Fernea, Robert A. Nubian Ethnographies
Prospect Heights, ILL, Waveland Pr Inc, 1991, 0881334804 / 9780881334807 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 203 pages. 132736 
Price: 4.48 USD
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18 Harding, Beatrice Top Hats and Head Loads: Two Worlds Apart, in Liberia
B. Harding, 1999, 0968577008 / 9780968577004 Ex Libris Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. 230 pages, b&w & color photos, maps. 107284 
Price: 53.95 USD
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Tales Told to an African King, Harman, Humphrey
19 Harman, Humphrey Tales Told to an African King
London, Hutchinson Junior Books, 1978, First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Sanders, Beryl 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; binding tight. Small stains on a few pages. 128 pages. Black and white illustrations. The author lived in Kenya and Zambia and retells native stories from East Africa. 18 stories, including the immortal "Abanganga and the Witch," which every school child should know. Approx. 6th grade level. 129122 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Reflections on Nelson Mandela: Icon of Peace, Haselhorst, Antoinette
20 Haselhorst, Antoinette Reflections on Nelson Mandela: Icon of Peace
London, Titan Books, 2012, 0857685309 / 9780857685308 First Edition Oversize Paperback Near Fine 
A new, unread copy in excellent condition except for slight edge wear. 180 pages. 126074 
Price: 11.95 USD
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