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Tourism and socialist development

by Shivji, I. G., editor

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Published
1973
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Dar Es Salaam: Tanzania Publishing House, 1973. 97p., slender paperback, wraps scuffed, interior clean. Tanzanian Studies No. 3. Collects a series of debates from The Standard, discussing whether tourism was inherently capitalist and exploitative, or could be used to develop Tanzania's socialist economy.
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image of Anarchy. No. 112 (Vol. 10 No. 6), June 1970: Southern Africa

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London: Freedom Press, 1970. Single issue of the magazine, pp161-196., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, wraps lightly worn, staples rusted else very good condition.
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Pirate utopias; Moorish corsairs & European rengadoes

by Wilson, Peter Lamborn

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Published
1995
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9781570270246
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Brooklyn: Autonomedia, 1995. Paperback. 208p., wraps. Very good. Focuses on Salé and the apostasy of European Christians who became part of the kingdom.
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Ambassador from Venice; Pietro Pasqualigo in Lisbon, 1501

by Weinstein, Donald

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Published
1960
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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1960. Hardcover. Unpaginated preliminaries, 112p., illustrated with facsimiles and two line maps. Rubricated titlepage and chapter heads, presswork on Mohawk Superfine, hardbound in 8x6 inch faux paper-vellum boards decoratively ruled in blind and spine-titled gilt. Enclosing this casing, which is in fine shape, is an old acetate transparency, probably original to this edition; it… Read more
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image of Kraal and Castle; Khoikhoi and the Founding of White South Africa

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977. xxii, 266p., illustrated with modern line maps and a few tables, hardbound first edition in yellow cloth boards titled black. Item lacks a dj, is mildly flecked with external handling soil, with a top edge heavily flecked with foxing. Perfectly clean within, and unmarked except for the area of heavy foxing. A good… Read more
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image of The World of Benjamin of Tudela; A Medieval Mediterranean Travelogue

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Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1995. Hardcover. 325p., illustrated with numerous super-simplified line maps keyed to text, the text itself amplifying the medieval author's terseness, a nice hardbound production in black cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the glossy dust jacket. Near fine, just a suggestion of marginal wear to jacket and less than that to book, entirely clean… Read more
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The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela. Travels in the Middle Ages. Introductions by Michael A. Signer, 1983; Marcus Nathan Adler, 1907; A. Asher, 1840

by Benjamin, of Tudela [twelfth century]. Michael A. Signer, prefatory material

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Published
1983
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9780934710077
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no city: Joseph Simon Publisher, 1983. 169p., illustrated with two older line maps, hardbound in 9x6 inch tan cloth boards gilt. A perfectly sound, clean, unmarked copy. Tudela is in northern Spain.
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Death on the Installment Plan

by Céline, Louis Ferdinand [pseudonym of Louis Ferdinand Destouches] translated from the French by John H. P. Marks, introduction by Milton Hindus

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Published
1947
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New York: New Directions Modern Readers, 1947. Hardcover. [ix] 593p., introduction, foxing to edges, ownership name, light shelfwear, first printing of this reissue in plum cloth boards and unclipped edgeworn and rubbed dj. The Modern Readers Series. Originally published in the US in 1938 by Little, Brown this is the Modern Readers Series reissue from about 1947. Céline's follow-up… Read more
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image of The golden trade: or a discovery of the River Gambra, and the golden trade of the Aethiopians, set down as they were collected in travelling part of the yeares 1620-1921

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London: The Penguin Press, 1932. Hardcover. xix, 217p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, corners bumped, offsetting to endpapers else very good first Penguin Press edition. No dj. Originally published in 1623. The annals of Jobson's foray into the gold trade for the Company of Adventurers of London in the 1620s.
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Prague: Problems of Peace and Socialism, 1989. One issue of the monthly journal 96p., with worn wraps, edge worn, else in good condition. North American edition of the monthly journal "Problems of Peace and Socialism" published in Prague. Generally reflecting the views of the "Workers and Communist Movement" or the pro-Moscow wing of the communist movement. Covering the world… Read more
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Egypt in the Classical Geographies

by Ball, John

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Published
1942
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Cairo: Government Press, Bulâq, 1942. Hardcover. 203p., 7.5x10.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Ball, tables, four fold-out maps, boards worn, corners bumped, spine stained, small scratch on front board else good condition. At head of title: Ministry of Finance, Egypt; Survey of Egypt.
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The Company of Royal Adventurers Trading into Africa

by Zook, George Frederick

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Published
1969
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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. v, 105p., cloth-covered boards, 5.75x8.75 inches, very good condition. Reprinted from The Journal of Negro History, Vol. 4 No. 2, April 1919.
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image of West Africa; quest for God and gold, 1454 - 1578; a survey of the first century of white enterprise in West Africa, with particular reference to the achievement of the Portuguese and their rivalries with other European powers

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London: Curzon Press, 1977. Hardcover. xxi+246p., preface, introduction, footnotes, appendix, bibliography, index, maps and illustrations, very good second edition revised and enlarged, in a lightly worn dj. Originally published in 1931 as "European Beginnings in West Africa 1454 - 1578.
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Prague: Problems of Peace and Socialism, 1989. One issue of the monthly journal 96p., with worn wraps, edge worn, else in good condition. North American edition of the monthly journal "Problems of Peace and Socialism" published in Prague. Generally reflecting the views of the "Workers and Communist Movement" or the pro-Moscow wing of the communist movement. Covering the world… Read more
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Pageant of Ghana

by Wolfson, Freda

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Published
1965
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London: Oxford University Press, 1965. Hardcover. xiii, 266p., cloth-covered boards, 5.75x8.5 inches, illus., maps, boards lightly edgeworn, old bookstore stamp on front pastedown endpaper else very good later printing in a worn and sunned dj with an old price sticker on the front flap. West African History Series. Anthology of writings on Ghana from its founding to the 1950s.… Read more
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Crossroads I live Where I like, A graphic history

by Benson, Koni

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Published
2021
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9781629638355
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Oakland: PM Press, 2021. paperback. xvi-145p., 7x10 inches, color and illustrated grapic history "art quaity" paper, new. Illustrated by André Trantrall, Nathan Trantrall and Ashely E. Marais. Forward by Robin D.G. Kelly.
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Anti-Apartheid Action! 1985, Oct No. 4

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Published
1985
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Oakland: Bay Area Free South Africa Movement, 1985. One issue of the 8.5x11 inch newsletter, 4p., generally very good,condition.
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Brussels: Tourist Bureau for the Belgian Congo & Ruanda-Urundi, IIIrd Directorate, Information and Public Relations Bureau, 1956. 789p., very good hardcover in dustjacket. Second edition.
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image of National Memorial Service: a celebration of the life of Oliver Reginald Tambo, Chairman of the African National Congress 1917-1993

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New York: ANC/CODISA, 1993. Four panel program folded to 8.5x11 inches, glossy stock, b&w photo of Tambo on cover, biography, order of service, honorary pall bearers, acknowledgements, invocation by Sontonga in Sesotho and English on 8.5x11 inch sheet laid-in. Also find a folded 8.5x14 inch handbill laid-in.
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image of Mozambique Revolution; official organ of the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) no. 59 (April-June 1974)

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Dar Es Salaam: Department of Information, 1974. 24p., 8.5x11 inches, staplebound wraps; "Message of the President of FELIMO" leaflet laid in. Couple of internal rubberstamps related to a defunct activist library.
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