By Willow Berridge
By Willow Berridge
By Emmanuel NERETSE
Emmanuel Neretse est né au Rwanda en 1955. Il est diplomé de l’Ecole Supérieure Militaire de Kigali (1978) et est Breveté d’Etat-Major (BEM) de l’Institut Royal Supérieur de Défense de Bruxelles en Belgique, anciennement Ecole de Guerre (1988). En 1993, il a publié aux variations IMPRISCO, Kigali : los angeles politique de défense, un défi pour les états africains. En 2010, il a publié aux versions resources du Nil, Lille : Grandeur et décadence des Forces Armées Rwandaises (FAR). Journaliste freelance et advisor, il vit depuis 1998 en Europe et en Amérique.
By Wolfgang Schuller
«Die Liebe als unberechenbare Macht, die auch Weltgeschichte bewegen kann – das ist der Kern dieser schönen Kleopatra-Biographie.»
«Ein lebendiges, leichtes, schnell lesbares Buch.»
By Brian M. du Toit
The finish of the Anglo-Boer battle in may well 1902 left the Boers (Afrikaners) defeated and sour in a ravaged land. Poverty and disillusionment spurred many to depart the post-war British-administered South Africa. This publication stories one team of emigres who trekked northward to German East Africa and British East Africa. the writer is predicated seriously on basic assets written in either Dutch and Afrikaans to explain the reviews of the Boers in East Africa.
The literature facing the Afrikaners records a humans identified for his or her self sustaining insistence upon their language and tradition, for his or her territorial sovereignty validated in southern Africa, and for his or her attribute religiosity and reliance on previous Testament-based Calvinism. huge numbers of Boers wouldn't or couldn't comply with residing lower than an management with whom that they had been at conflict, and people who attempted didn't obtain a lot aid. As one eyewitness wrote, no longer a lot was once had to stimulate the need to trek. And so the Afrikaner Diaspora began.
By Harvey Glickman
This is the 1st biographical dictionary of significant political leaders in sub-Saharan Africa seeing that 1945, leaders who've made very important and infrequently determinative contributions to politics and govt of their international locations and within the quarter as an entire. Editor Harvey Glickman has introduced jointly a world staff of specialists to profile fifty-three very important heads of country, theorists, celebration leaders, and politicians from a consultant workforce of African international locations. a useful reference for libraries of every kind, this dictionary might be priceless to complex students and neophytes alike in comparing African management, nationwide political platforms, and modern global heritage in general.
Glickman's creation explains the standards used for choosing the figures profiled after which describes what's thinking about being a political chief in Africa within the overdue colonial interval, in early independence, and now within the fourth decade of independence as new types of govt and management look in Africa. Glickman feedback at the loss of ladies in excessive ranks of African politics and explores purposes for his or her remarkable absence. each one profile examines the position of the chief in heritage, the non-public occasions of start, tribal association, schooling, early profession, and upward thrust to political energy. Figures selected symbolize numerous varieties together with founding fathers, radical competition celebration leaders, conservatives, socialists, oppressive dictators, and philosophical theorists. every one access has a bibliography of works by way of and in regards to the chief. A chronology lists occasions in sub-Saharan politics from 1892 to 1991. an inventory of significant figures via nation and a quick bibliography of basic works on political management and alter in Africa whole the volume.
By Ken Gillings
By Alain VIRCONDELET
Juin 1962 : les pieds-noirs quittent l'Algérie
La Traversée raconte le départ en France des pieds-noirs sur Le Ville d'Alger, en juin 1962, et plus particulièrement celui de l'auteur, alors âgé de 15 ans. Le récit, véridique, relate ce voyage sans retour, considéré comme l'exode le plus very important de l'histoire du XXe siècle après celui de 1940, et rapporte par le biais des souvenirs personnels los angeles vie des Français d'Algérie pendant los angeles guerre d'insurrection.
Récit merciless et émouvant où les odeurs et les saveurs se mêlent à l. a. nostalgie et au sentiment de l'exil. Témoignage inédit sur un des événements les plus douloureux, les plus méconnus et les plus négligés de l'histoire de l. a. décolonisation. 50 années après, Alain Vircondelet livre, records à l'appui, un témoignage passionné sur une communauté qui fut victime de l'histoire et que los angeles France ne sut pas accueillir.
By Dorothy L. Hodgson
What occurs to marginalized teams from Africa once they best friend with the indigenous peoples’ flow? Who claims to be indigenous and why? Dorothy L. Hodgson explores how indigenous id, either in thought and in perform, performs out within the context of monetary liberalization, transnational capitalism, country restructuring, and political democratization. Hodgson brings her lengthy adventure with Maasai to her knowing of the moving contours in their modern struggles for reputation, illustration, rights, and assets. Being Maasai, turning into Indigenous is a deep and delicate mirrored image at the probabilities and boundaries of transnational advocacy and the dilemmas of political motion, civil society, and alter in Maasai communities.
By L. Modisane
By Daniel Compagnon
When the southern African nation of Rhodesia used to be reborn as Zimbabwe in 1980, democracy advocates celebrated the defeat of a white supremacist regime and the tip of colonial rule. Zimbabwean crowds cheered their new best minister, freedom fighter Robert Mugabe, with little concept of the distress he may deliver them. below his management for the subsequent 30 years, Zimbabwe slid from self-sufficiency into poverty and astronomical inflation. the govt as soon as praised for its magnanimity and ethnic tolerance used to be denounced by means of leaders like South African Nobel Prize-winner Desmond Tutu. thousands of refugees fled the rustic. How did the heroic Mugabe turn into a hated autocrat, and why have been such a lot of outdoor of Zimbabwe unaware of his bloody misdeeds for therefore long?
In A Predictable Tragedy: Robert Mugabe and the cave in of Zimbabwe Daniel Compagnon finds that whereas the stipulations and perceptions of Zimbabwe had replaced, its chief had no longer. From the start of his political profession, Mugabe used to be a chilly tactician without regard for human rights. via eyewitness bills and unflinching research, Compagnon describes how Mugabe and the Zimbabwe African nationwide Union-Patriotic entrance (ZANU-PF) outfitted a one-party nation below an ideological cloak of antiimperialism. to keep up absolute authority, Mugabe undermined one-time best friend Joshua Nkomo, terrorized dissenters, stoked the fires of tribalism, lined up the bloodbath of millions in Matabeleland, and siphoned off public funds to his minions—all good earlier than the past due Nineties, whilst his makes an attempt at radical land redistribution eventually drew unfavorable overseas attention.
A Predictable Tragedy vividly captures the neopatrimonial and authoritarian nature of Mugabe's rule that shattered Zimbabwe's early supplies of democracy and provides classes severe to figuring out Africa's quandary and its clients for the future.