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Spirit of the Zambezi

By Jeff Stutchbury; Veronica Stutchbury

London: CBC Publishing, 1993. Oblong 4to. 176pp including epilogue. Well written with a bit of humor. Illustrated with color photographs. very large and heavy book.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Africa.

$13.30

This is Namibia

By Peter Joyce

London: New Holland, 1999. 158pp plus a 2 page index. Profusely illustrated in color. As new hardcover in a like dust jacket. Namibia's successful move to independence has re-ignited a sharp interest in this part of Africa. As a result of the political and economic stability after Namibia's independence, the country's tourist industry has experienced an upswing.. 2nd. Hardcover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Africa.

$12.31

The Zambezi: A Photographic Journey (River of the Gods)

By Jan Teede; Fiona Teede

South Africa: Russel Friedman Books, 1990. Large very good hardcover in a good only dust jacket with a closed tear. 190pp including index. Beautiful and astoundishing photographs of wildlife in Africa. . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Africa.

$9.65

African Visions: The Diary of an African Photographer

By Mirella Ricciardi

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2002. Large and heavy softcover. Beautifully photographed. 286pp. Mirella Ricciardi is one of the greatest photographers of the African continent; she is also best known for the classic book Vanishing Africa. This highly personal account of her life in Africa from the1920s to the present day is part diary, part reminiscence, and part photographic album. She shows you the great African characters from George Adamson to Peter Beard, plus Hollywood stars, animal trainers, models and fashion photographers. However it's her greatest love--the tribal warriors and the panoramic landscapes of Africa--that take center stage here.. 1st. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Africa.

$13.30

Agricultural Land Reform in South Africa: Policies, Markets and Mechanisms
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Agricultural Land Reform in South Africa: Policies, Markets and Mechanisms

By van Zyl, J.; Kirsten, J.; Binswanger, H.

U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 1996. soft cover. 621pp. The fiercely contested issue of land reform is crucial to the success of the Reconstruction and Development Programme. In this broad-ranging yet rigorous study, leading researchers provide the theoretical framework and a major South African land reform initiative. The book places the issue of land at the center of the debate about the RDP; provides comprehensive coverage of the latest research findings, policies, and proposals; gives a clear understanding of the arguments around land reform, and of the principles underlying a market-assisted redistribution process; and analyzes international experience, and the South African policy and legal environment, in order to evaluate land reform options and make far-reaching proposals. Scholarly and topical, Agricultural Land Reform in South Africa is an indispensable resource for academics, students, development economists, practitioners and policy makers, and will be valuable in the development of agricultural land reform programs both local and international.. 1st. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Africa.

$23.61

Some Nigerian Fertility Cults

By Talbot, P. Amaury

London: Frank Cass & Co. LTD, 1967. A new edition printed in 1967. Hardcover 8vo with dust jacket. Dust jacket very worn on the spine but protected by a mylar cover. Contains several black and white illustrations. 140 pages including preface and index. "In Some Nigerian Fertility Cults, he examines both the nature of the beliefs held among the Ibo and Ijaw peoples and the sacred objects around which these beliefs are centered".. 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Africa.

$16.30

David Livingstone: The Weaver Boy Who Became A Missionary

By Adams, H.G.

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1895. Hardcover. 8vo. Hodder & Stoughtron 1895. 336 pp. Red cloth with black decoratiosn and white letterng. Illustrations on cover and spine. Worn and edges bumped. Slight tear on top edge of spine. . 1st. Hardcover. Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Africa.

$16.30

Africa Dances

By Huet, Michel

New York: Thames and Hudson, 1995. 170 pp including BW and Color Photos. Contents include foreword, introduction, saharan and northern sahelian zones, western dry savanna and southern sahel, atlantic coast and western wooded savanna, central and east africa, and bibliograpy.. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Africa.

$12.31

Jungle Days

By Beebe, William

New York & London: G.P. Putmans Sons, 1925. Green linen with title in a Gilt block. A very nice copy, clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w vintage photographs on glossy stock. 201pp. The endpapers are color prints by Isabel Cooper.. 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. Illus. by Isabel Cooper. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Africa.

$12.31

Journal of African Economies; Vol. 13, No. 3

By Adam, Christopher

Oxford: Oxford Univ Press, 2004. 8vo. Glassy soft cover. From a University collection. As new. small stamp on half-title. 361=482 pages including book review. "Fighting Poverty in Africa" Case of West African Banks. First Edition. Paperback. As New/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Africa.

$6.32

African States and Rulers: An Encyclopedia of Native, Colonial and Independent States and Rulers Past and Present

By Stewart, John

Jefferson, North Carolina, U.S.A.: McFarland & Co Inc Pub, 1989. brown cloth, silver title on cover. x-lib with usual marking. no markings of defects in book. A classic research work on Africa and its politics, 395pp, with index. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Africa.

$5.99

African Apprenticeship: An Autobiographical Journey in Southern Africa 1929

By Perham, Margery

New York: Africana Publishing Company, 1974. Presents observations of the political & social realities of life in the South Africa, the Rhodesias, the Congo, Bechuanaland, & Basutoland during a period of change & confrontation., nice clean text, black & white photographs, very minor foxing on edges, 268pp. w/index. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Africa.

$6.32

Culture and Development in Africa

By Arnold, Oren (editor)

Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 1990. Collection of papers from a 1987 conference in Canada that involved the offerings of numerous Africanists., nice clean text, maps, charts, 352pp.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Africa.

$3.99