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TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT: IMAGES OF BRITISH COLONIAL AFRICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $16.95

Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH - BRITISH BROADC: 1979

Seller ID: 143312

ISBN: 0563177543

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 165 pages with b&w photos throughout. Appears to be a compilation of the drama and accoutrements of the white man's burden as exercised by the English in Africa: includes appropriate dress of the colonizer, with pith hat and leather boots, advertizement prints for such things as a "Roorkhee chair" to be suspended between the heads of two carriers (with footrest) for carrying the officials from the north. The book is a compilation of transcribed BBC reco... View more info

Image for In/sight: African photographers, 1940 to the Present

In/sight: African photographers, 1940 to the Present

By: Clare (intro). Bell

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Distributed by Abrams: 1996

Seller ID: 142369

ISBN: 0892071699

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very slight shelf wear to creaseless covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Impressively clean book. 275 pages, almost all full page prints of the 30 African photographers selected for this anthology. The book challenges long-standing Western misconceptions about Africa. Created from the beginnings of the continent's struggles for independence to the postcolonial present, their diverse works include studio portraiture and architectural views... View more info

West African Resistance: The Military Response to Colonial Occupation

By: Crowder, Michael

Price: $15.85

Publisher: N.Y., Africana Publishing Corporation: 1971

Edition: Ex Libris

Seller ID: 102034

ISBN: 0841900493

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. View more info

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African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire

By: Enid Schildkrout; Curtis A. Keim; American Museum of Natural History

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Amer Museum of Natural History: 1990

Seller ID: 143513

ISBN: 0295969628

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition; upper corner has a light bump/curl, covers have Very light edge wear. Binding is otherwise solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. A large book, 271 pages, color photos, often full page with no borders, heavily illustrated. Contents include: Art, ethnography, and history in Northeastern Zaire, Through western eyes: the making of the Manghetu myth, Collecting in the Congo: the American museum of natural history Congo expedition, 1909 - 1915, Reconstructing the pas... View more info

Pictorial History of Electric Locomotives, The

By: F. J. G. Haut

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Oak Tree Publications: 1970

Seller ID: 136503

ISBN: 049807644X

Condition: Very Good


Covers show light wear only Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind with no blemishes. Heavily photo illustrated in B&W, mechanical drawings, electrical diagrams, tables, charts. 147 pages, large format. Contents include Work of early pioneer and inventors, Locomotivs developed between 1880 and 1910, Locomotives for main lines built between 1910 & 1935, Main line electrifications after 1935, Development of the electric locomtove and its components, etc. View more info

Top Hats and Head Loads: Two Worlds Apart, in Liberia

By: Harding, Beatrice

Price: $53.95

Publisher: B. Harding: 1999

Edition: Ex Libris

Seller ID: 107284

ISBN: 0968577008

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. 230 pages, b&w & color photos, maps. View more info

The Stratigraphic History of Africa South of the Sahara

By: Haughton, S.H.

Price: $8.07

Publisher: N.Y., Hafner Publishing Co.: 1963

Edition: Ex-Libris

Seller ID: 097341

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. View more info

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War and Refugees: The Western Sahara Conflict

By: Lawless, Richard; Monahan, Laila (eds.)

Price: $49.00

Publisher: N Y., Pinter Pub Ltd: 1987

Seller ID: 108213

ISBN: 0861879007

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Yellowing pages. Nine essays. This book resulted from an international symposium organized by the Refugee Studies Programme, Oxford University, and was attended by both Saharawis and Moroccans. It provides a history of the Saharawi peoples, their colonial experience, their emergent identity as a nation, the development of their incipient nationhood in exile, and the devastating conflict that has engulfed them and that has notable international implications. 201 pages. View more info

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Sir Richard Burton's Travels in Arabia and Africa: Four Lectures from a Huntington Library Manuscript

By: Sir Richard Burton

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Huntington Library Press: 2005

Seller ID: 143555

ISBN: 0873282094

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 109 pages, as new. View more info