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Eshu: The Divine Trickster
George Chemeche.
Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851497355.  Daedalus Item Code: 60373
 
Illustrated with full-page color plates of African carvings and photos of shrines and celebrations in the Caribbean and throughout the Americas, this book traces how the worship of the Yoruba god (or ... (Read More)
 
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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846142666.  Daedalus Item Code: 52938
 
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old age—a peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independence—many of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
 
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Halala Madiba: Nelson Mandela in Poetry
Richard Bartlett & Morakabe Seakhoa, eds. Nadine Gordimer, foreword.
Publisher: Aflame Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780955233906.  Daedalus Item Code: 43283
 
A broad spectrum of writers—including Wole Soyinka, Ntozake Shange, Seamus Heaney, Tupac Shakur, and Adonis—pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in this collection spanning his imprisonment in 1963 through ... (Read More)
 
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The Hidden Treasures of Timbuktu: Rediscovering Africa's Literary Culture
John Hunwick & Alida Jay Boye. Joseph Hunwick, photos.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500514214.  Daedalus Item Code: 54658
 
For centuries, caravans journeyed across the Sahara to the markets of Timbuktu, at the edge of the desert in Mali, where traders exchanged salt, gold, slaves, textiles—and books. By the mid-15th ... (Read More)
 
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High Above Egypt
Marcello Bertinetti. Omar Sharif, foreword.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9789774248733.  Daedalus Item Code: 51670
 
A pleasingly chunky little brick of beautiful photos, this coffee-table book has a modest footprint yet offers numerous panoramic images stretching 17 1/2 inches across two pages. Marcello ... (Read More)
 
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Islamic Law and Civil Code: The Law of Property in Egypt
Richard A. Debs. Frank E. Vogel & Ridwan Al-Sayyid, forward.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231150446.  Daedalus Item Code: 54810
 
The past president of Morgan Stanley International and a former Federal Reserve official, Richard Debs here analyzes the classical Islamic law of property based on the Shari'ah, tracing its historic ... (Read More)
 
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Knowing Mandela: A Personal Portrait
John Carlin.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062323934.  Daedalus Item Code: 53527
 
As a foreign correspondent for London's Independent, based in South Africa, John Carlin had unique access to Nelson Mandela during the post-apartheid years when Mandela faced his most daunting ... (Read More)
 
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L'image Du Noir Dans L'art Occidental: Tome 1: Des Pharaons a la Chute de L'empire Romain (French Language)
Jean Vercoutter et al.
Publisher: Gallimard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: B002OPKWHK.  Daedalus Item Code: 40843
 
People of African descent featured frequently and prominently as subjects in the art of the ancient world. This overview—which features more than 350 illustrations in color and black and ... (Read More)
 
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L'image Du Noir Dans L'art Occidental: De la Revolution Americaine a la Premiere Guerre Mondiale, Tome 2: Figures et Masques (French Language)
Hugh Honour.
Publisher: Gallimard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782070111534.  Daedalus Item Code: 40845
 
In the late 19th- and early 20th century, Africans figured increasingly—and more favorably—in mainstream Western art, as seen here in paintings by Gauguin, Rousseau, and Matisse. This second volume ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Slave Market: Dr John Kirk and the Struggle to End the African Slave Trade
Alastair Hazell.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781845296728.  Daedalus Item Code: 52365
 
"This is a humdinger of a tale. You might have thought that journeys into the heart of the Dark Continent with David Livingstone, Henry Morton Stanley and the likes of Richard Burton had already ... (Read More)
 
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Let Freedom Reign: The Words of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela. André Brink, foreword.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566568005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42390
 
In 1994, Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black president, uttering the words "Let freedom reign" as part of his inaugural address, which is featured here. Mandela's great skill as an ... (Read More)
 
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The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis's Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings
John M. Adams.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250026699.  Daedalus Item Code: 60810
 
A confederate of Boss Tweed, friend of Teddy Roosevelt, and rival of J.P. Morgan, Theodore Davis was a self-made man of the Gilded Age, making millions through corruption and fraud and sharing his ... (Read More)
 
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