all ebooks in category: History of West Africa (9)

Our Own Way in This Part of the World: Biography of an African Community, Culture, and Nation
2019 | ISBN: 1478004169, 1478004789| English | 328 pages | PDF | 24 MB

Kofi Dᴐnkᴐ was a blacksmith and farmer, as well as an important healer, intellectual, spiritual leader, settler of disputes, and custodian of shared values for …

The Fixer: Visa Lottery Chronicles
English | June 28, 2019 | ISBN: 1478001917, 1478003049 | PDF | 224 pages | 10.5 MB

In the West African nation of Togo, applying for the U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery is a national obsession, with hundreds of thousands of Togolese entering …

Where the Negroes Are Masters: An African Port in the Era of the Slave Trade
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0674724879 | 328 pages | PDF | 4,3 MB

Annamaboe was the largest slave trading port on the eighteenth-century Gold Coast, and it was home to successful, wily African merchants whose unusual partnerships with …

Gender and Power in Sierra Leone: Women Chiefs of the Last Two Centuries
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0230102433 | PDF | pages: 241 | 1.7 mb

This book addresses the gendered political authority in Sierra Leone, a relatively unknown topic, and looks at the part it plays in women's history, political …

African American Officers in Liberia : A Pestiferous Rotation, 1910–1942
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1612349552 | 304 Pages | PDF | 5.51 MB

African American Officers in Liberia tells the story of seventeen African American officers who trained, reorganized, and commanded the Liberian Frontier Force from 1910 to …

The Ahmadiyya in the Gold Coast : Muslim Cosmopolitans in the British Empire
English | 2017 | ISBN: 0253029333 | 308 Pages | PDF | 5.38 MB

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, a global movement with more than half a million Ghanaian members, runs an extensive network of English-language schools and medical facilities …

Operation Menace : The Dakar Expedition and the Dudley North Affair
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1591147255 | 335 Pages | True PDF | 7.62 MB

Continuing on from Arthur Marder's previous book,From the Dardanelles to Oran: Studies of the Royal Navy in Peace 1915-1940 this next volume investigates the Allied …

Biafra's War 1967-1970: A Tribal Conflict in Nigeria That Left a Million Dead
English | Feb. 19, 2016 | ISBN: 1910294691, 1912174723 | 320 Pages | EPUB | 28.14 MB

Almost half a century has passed since the Nigerian Civil War ended. But memories die hard, because a million or more people perished in that …

A Fistful of Shells: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution
English | January 31st, 2019 | ISBN: 022664457X, 0141977663 | 640 pages | EPUB | 23.00 MB

By the time the “Scramble for Africa” among European colonial powers began in the late nineteenth century, Africa had already been globally connected for centuries. …