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The Price of Stones: Building a School for My Village
The Price of Stones: Building a School for My Village
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
An incredibly inspiring and thrilling book, this is the story of Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, who grew up in rural southwestern Uganda, the son of an irascible small-time farmer and his loving wife. In spite of the family's poverty, Jackson succeeds and graduates from the national university with a calling to work in human rights that leads him to Columbia University. There he falls in love with and later marries an American scientist, Beronda. When Jackson returns to Uganda with his bride, they


Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa
Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
At the heart of Africa is Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal and unstaunchable war in which millions have died. And yet, despite its epic proportions, it has received little sustained media attention. In this deeply reported book, Jason K. Stearns vividly tells the story of this misunderstood conflict through the experiences of those who engineered and perpetrated it. He depicts village pastors who survived


The Invasion of Europe by the Barbarians
The Invasion of Europe by the Barbarians
By Audio Connoisseur
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
In the last half of the fourth century, the Roman Empire began to feel the stress of renewed pressure on its borders as Germanic and Asian tribes moved westward. As these tribes settled, they began to form alliances and to convert to Christianity. But when these very capable tribesmen began to enlist in the Roman military, the empire began to fall under the control of mercenary soldiers. Men like the gifted Vandal Stilicho became supreme commanders and wielded enormous influence at a very




The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign
The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign
By Tantor Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
Surprisingly neglected in accounts of Allied wartime triumphs, in 1941 British and Commonwealth forces completed a stunning and important victory in East Africa against an overwhelmingly superior Italian opponent. A hastily formed British-led force, never larger than 70,000 strong, advanced along two fronts to defeat nearly 300,000 Italian and colonial troops. This compelling book draws on an array of previously unseen documents to provide both a detailed campaign history and a fresh


Emma's War: A True Story
Emma's War: A True Story
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
The adventurous young British relief worker Emma McCune came to Sudan determined to make a difference. She became a near legend in the bullet-scarred, famine-ridden country, but her eventual marriage to a rebel warlord made international headlines and spelled disastrous consequences for her ideals..


The Translator
The Translator
By Random House Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
I am the translator who has taken journalists into dangerous Darfur. It is my intention now to take you there in this book, if you have the courage to come with me. The young life of Daoud Hari - his friends call him David - has been one of bravery and mesmerizing adventure. He is a living witness to the brutal genocide under way in Darfur. The Translator is a suspenseful, harrowing, and deeply moving memoir of how one person has made a difference in the world - an on-the-ground account of one


Operation Thunderbolt: Flight 139 and the Raid on Entebbe Airport, the Most Audacious Hostage Rescue Mission in History
Operation Thunderbolt: Flight 139 and the Raid on Entebbe Airport, the Most Audacious Hostage Rescue Mission in History
By Hachette Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
The definitive account of one of the greatest Special Forces missions ever, the Raid of Entebbe, by acclaimed military historian Saul David. On June 27, 1976, an Air France flight from Tel Aviv to Paris was hijacked by a group of Arab and German terrorists who demanded the release of 53 terrorists. The plane was forced to divert to Entebbe in Uganda - ruled by the murderous despot Idi Amin, who had no interest in intervening. Days later, Israeli commandos disguised as Ugandan soldiers


The Obamas: The Untold Story of an African Family
The Obamas: The Untold Story of an African Family
By Random House Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Peter Firstbrook spent many months in Kenya researching the history of Barack Obama's family. Peter is the only person to have traced Obama's roots from the present back through more than 20 generations, thanks to the Luo tribe's remarkable oral tradition. Seen though the eyes of the Obama family this will be the story of an African dynasty going back over 400 years. It is a truly astonishing drama culminating in the inauguration of Barack Obama on 20 January 2009, watched by Obama's African


A Short History of Africa
A Short History of Africa
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Dramatic alterations in political power have corrected the once prevalent vision of a European-centered world. While the centers of European culture flourished, decayed and sprouted in turn, empires in Africa rose, ruled, resisted, and succumbed. Much of Africa's past has now been excavated from ignorance and error, revealing a rich and previously little-known human heritage. This classic work draws on the whole range of literature about Africa as well as evidence provided by archaeology, oral


We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
National Book Critics Circle, Nonfiction, 1999 In April of 1994, the government of Rwanda called on everyone in the Hutu majority to kill everyone in the Tutsi minority. Over the next three months, 800,000 Tutsis were murdered in the most unambiguous case of genocide since Hitler's war against the Jews. This haunting work by Philip Gourevitch, staff writer for the New Yorker, is an anatomy of the killings in Rwanda, a vivid history of the genocide's background, and an unforgettable account of


The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After
The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After
By Random House Audio
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''The plot provided by the universe was filled with starvation, war and rape. I would not - could not - live in that tale.'' Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder. In 1994, she and her 15-year-old sister, Claire, fled the Rwandan massacre and spent the next six years migrating through seven African countries, searching for safety -


Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure
Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
From award-winning author Tim Jeal comes a vivid examination of the six larger-than-life men and one extraordinary woman who set out to find the source of the White Nile in the 19th century..


The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration (Brilliance Audio on Compact Disc)
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration (Brilliance Audio on Compact Disc)
By Brilliance Audio
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2: Introduction to the History of African Civilization: Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa- Vol. II
2: Introduction to the History of African Civilization: Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa- Vol. II
By Brand: University Press of America
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sku: 9780761821076, ean: 9780761821076, isbn: 0761821074,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
This second volume of Introduction to the History of African Civilization examines Africa's history in the controversial twentieth century. It focuses on the methods of domination that were employed by colonial powers, and the new methods of domination, which were invented and employed by Western nations in the post-colonial period. While the book covers the partition of Africa, the nature and impact of colonial rule and the post- colonial situation in Africa, it is not simply a history text,


War Child: A Child Soldier's Story
War Child: A Child Soldier's Story
By Macmillan Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
In the mid-1980s, Emmanuel Jal was a seven-year-old Sudanese boy, living in a small village with his parents, aunts, uncles, and siblings. But as Sudan's civil war moved closer - with the Islamic government seizing tribal lands for water, oil, and other resources - Jal's family moved again and again, seeking peace. Then, on one terrible day, Jal was separated from his mother, and later learned she had been killed; his father Simon rose to become a powerful commander in the Christian Sudanese



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