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MOMBASA, THE SWAHILI, AND THE MAKING OF THE MIJIKENDA
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MOMBASA, THE SWAHILI, AND THE MAKING OF THE MIJIKENDA

By Willis, Justin

Clarendon / Oxford, 1993. 231pp. Navy blue cloth hardback, DJ VG with flaps glued to insde covers, EX-LIB, minimal markings, index, glossary, bibliography, appendix, footnotes, maps, Mombasa, the Swahili, and the making of the Mijikenda, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$30.00

THE GREAT PYRAMID PASSAGES AND CHAMBERS Volume One

By Edgar, John; Edgar, Morton

Bone & Hulley , 1910. 301pp. Maroon cloth hardback, corner and spine tips slightly bumped and rubbed, bookplate on front end page, Volume One Only, index, b&w photos, plates, maps, The Great Pyramid Passages and Chambers in which is shown how the great pyramid of Gizeh symbolically and by measurement corroborates the philosophy and prophetic times and seasons of the divine plan of the ages, . Hard Cover. Very Good.

$85.00

A QUESTION OF POWER
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A QUESTION OF POWER

By Head, Bessie

Heinemann, 1974. 206pp. Trade paperback, slight reading crease in spine, corner tips creasedfew pencil marks in text, "It is never clear to Elizabeth whether the mission school principal's cruel revelation of her origins is at the bottom of her mental breakdown", she is reminded that her mother was insane, white and was locked up for having a child with a native, . Trade Paperback. Good+.

$7.50

INSIDE THE AFRIKA KORPS : The Crusader battles, 1941-1942
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INSIDE THE AFRIKA KORPS : The Crusader battles, 1941-1942

By Kriebel, Colonel Rainer; Gudmundsson, Bruce I. (editor)

Stackpole Books, 1999. 332pp. Black hardback with DJ, VG, index, bibliography, maps, illustrations, Includes: History of the Campaign in North Africa, Artillery in the desert, German defensive tactics, May 7- June 15, 1941, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$15.00

The Kanyok of Zaire : An Institutional and Ideological History to 1895 (African Studies, No. 74)
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The Kanyok of Zaire : An Institutional and Ideological History to 1895 (African Studies, No. 74)

By Yoder, John C.

Cambridge University Press, 1992. 213pp. Brown hardback, DJ VG, spine on DJ slightly sun faded, maps and figures, appendix, chapter notes, bibliography, index, Includes: Wood and wine, gardens and game, Stratification, symbols, and spirits, New legends for new leaders, Serpents and lightning, Dances, moats, and myths, Combat, classes, titles and trade, Schisma and slaves, ghosts and guns, Assassinations, alliances and ambushes, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$30.00

SONG OF THE BOAT
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SONG OF THE BOAT

By Graham, Lorenz

Thomas Y. Crowell, 1975. c.40pp. Tan cloth hardback, DJ VG, Second Printing, owner name blacked out on title page, colorful woodcuts, Story of an African boy who helps his father locate the right tree to make a new canoe to replace the one broken by an alligator, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Dillon, Leo and Diane .

$7.50

CONSCIENCISM : Philosophy and Ideology for Decolonization and Development with Particular Reference to the African Revolution

By Nkrumah, Kwame

Heinemann, 1964. 122pp. Black cloth hardback, DJ has light rubbing at corner and spine tips, light brown foxing spots on covers, price clipped, index, CONSCIENCISM : Philosophy and Ideology for Decolonization and Development with Particular Reference to the African Revolution, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.

$13.75

LOOKING FOR TRANSWONDERLAND : Travels in Nigeria
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LOOKING FOR TRANSWONDERLAND : Travels in Nigeria

By Saro-Wiwa. Noo

Soft Skull Press , 2012. 309pp. Trade paperback, VG, EX-LIB, minimal markings, no markings in book, "Noo Saro-Wiwa was brought up in England, but every summer she was dragged back to visit her father in Nigeria — a country she viewed as an annoying parallel universe where she had to relinquish all her creature comforts and sense of individuality. After her father, activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, was killed there, she didn’t return for several years. Recently, she decided to come to terms with the country her father given his life for", . Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$6.75

ANCIENT NUBIA : Egypt's Rival in Africa
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ANCIENT NUBIA : Egypt's Rival in Africa

By O'Connor, David

University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology / University of Pennsylvania , 1993. 178pp. Over sized softback, VG, corner tips slightly creased, no names or markinsg in text, index, b&w and color photos and illustrations, figures and plates, "An informative introduction to the history and culture of ancient Nubia from the Bronze Age through the Christian period", . Soft Cover. Very Good.

$32.00

RETURN TO NISA
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RETURN TO NISA

By Shostak, Marjorie

Harvard, 2000. 251pp. Maroon cloth spine with brick red boards, DJ VG, index, b&w photos, "Throughout, we observe a woman of threatened health but enormous vitality as she pursues the promise she once discovered in the !Kung people and, above all, in Nisa. At the core of the book is the remarkable relationship between these two women from different worlds. They are often caught off guard by the limits of their mutual understanding. Still, their determination to reach out to each other lingers in the reader's mind long after the story ends", . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$12.50

SAVANNAH SYNCOPATORS : African Retentions in the Blues

By Oliver, Paul

Stein and Day, 1974. 112pp. Thin trade paperback, VG, no names or markings in book, Second Printing, index, glossary, record list, Includes: Africa and the jazz historian, Music in West Africa, Savannah Song, The source ofthe slaves, Africa and the Blues, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$18.00

KILL THY NEIGHBOR : One Man's Incredible Story of Loss and Deliverance in Rwanda

By Vanderwerf, Corrine

Pacific Press Publishing, 1996. 224pp. Trade paperback, VG, slight reading crease in spine, no marks in text, The story of the Rwandan genocide of 1994 is told through the experiences of an ordinary man. A young man planning a future but only if he can survive, if he isn't killed because he carries his mother's genes, or his father's, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$12.00

THE ASHANTI DOLL

By Bebey, Francis; Hutchinson, Joyce A.

Lawrence Hill & Co., 1977. 179pp. Brown cloth hardback with tape marks on covers, DJ VG, EX-LIB, minimal markings, translated from the French, Novel about the romance between an Ashanti girl and a government worker in Accra, Cameroon, . Hard Cover. Good+/Very Good.

$7.50

THE TRUTH ABOUT THE MOON
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THE TRUTH ABOUT THE MOON

By Bess, Clayton

Houghton Mifflin, 1983. 48pp. White cloth hardback with DJ, VG, First Printing, name blacked out on half title page, African folktale about an African child's curiosity about the moon, . First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Rosekrans Hoffman .

$7.00

WEST AFRICAN PROSE

By Djoleto, Amu (editor); Kwami, Thomas (editor)

Heinemann, 1972. 180pp. Trade paperback, G+, light rubbing along edges, slight creases, ink marks on table of contents page and underlining on pg132, bookplate removed from inside front cover, Anthology of West African prose, . Trade Paperback. Good+.

$10.00

THE INTERPRETERS : A Novel of Hopes, Loves, and Hates Among the New Intellectuals of West Africa

By Soyinka, Wole

Collier, 1970. 276pp. Mass market pb, G+, light rubbing and wear along edges, spine edge slightly faded, corner tips slightly creased, no names or markings in book, glossary, THE INTERPRETERS : A Novel of Hopes, Loves, and Hates Among the New Intellectuals of West Africa, . Mass Market Paperback. Good+.

$5.00

A GRAIN OF WHEAT: Revised Edition
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A GRAIN OF WHEAT: Revised Edition

By Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

Heinemann, 1986. 247pp. Trade paperback, G, covers are creased and worn, paper has tuened light brown, no names or markings in book, Revised Edition, Story about Kenya on the verge of Independence, . Trade Paperback. Good.

$5.00

THE GIRL WHO SPUN GOLD
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THE GIRL WHO SPUN GOLD

By Hamilton, Virginia

Blue Sky Press, 2000. c.32pp. Oblong hardback with illustrated covers, slight brown stain on upper spine edge, DJ has brown liquid stain along bottom edge and along spine edge, small tear on front cover, rubbing and wear at corner tips, tiny stain on outer page edge, stated First Printing, An African version of Rumpelstiltskin, a young Queen must spin cotton into gold thread, a small cruel man helps her but tells her if she can not guess his name he will shrink her and take her with him, . First Printing. Hard Cover. Good+/Good. Illus. by Leo Dillon; Diane Dillon .

$15.00

INGA'S LETTERS FROM ETHIOPIA 1946-1955 TO HER SISTER TYRA IN SWEDEN

By Virving, Pia; Larsson, Anki Virving (translator)

Self Published, 2015. 129pp. Trade paperback, VG, b&w photos, Letters Inga writes to her sister while she is living in Africa, about her family and daily life, after nine years she and her family return to Sweden and reunites with Tyra and the family, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$12.00

LES DERNIERS JOURS DE LAT DIOR : La Mort Du Damel

By Dia, Amadou Cisse

Presence Africaine, 1987. 91pp. Mass market pb, G+, slight ink marks on c.10pp., text in French, reprint, THE LAST DAYS OF LAT DIOR: The Death Of Damel, LES DERNIERS JOURS DE LAT DIOR : La Mort Du Damel, . Mass Market Paperback. Good+.

$15.00

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