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1 There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra (Paperback)

by Chinua Achebe

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 25/04/2013

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The defining experience of author's life was the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War. A marriage of history, remembrance, poetry... Read more

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2 Conversations With Myself (Paperback)

by Nelson Mandela

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 06/05/2011

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Nelson Mandela's book Conversations With Myself is an unprecedented and official portrait of one of the great leaders of our time, with a... Read more

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3 The Shadow of the Sun: My African Life (Paperback)

by Klara Glowczewska, Ryszard Kapuscinski

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 28/03/2002

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Creates an account of post-colonial Africa seen at once as a whole and as a location that wholly defies generalised explanations. This book gives a... Read more

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4 Mandela: The Authorised Biography (Paperback)

by Anthony Sampson

Format: Paperback 704 pages
Published: 18/08/2011

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Widely considered to be the most important biography of Nelson Mandela, Antony Sampson's remarkable book has been updated with an afterword by... Read more

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5 Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles (Paperback)

by Richard Dowden

Format: Paperback 448 pages
Published: 04/05/2009

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A work on life and death in modern Africa. Read more

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6 Red Nile: The Biography of the World's Greatest River (Paperback)

by Robert Twigger

Format: Paperback 600 pages
Published: 10/04/2014

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7 The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt (Paperback)

by Toby Wilkinson

Format: Paperback 672 pages
Published: 01/08/2011

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As the world's first nation-state, the history of Ancient Egypt is above all the story of the attempt to unite a disparate realm and defend it... Read more

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8 Destiny in the Desert: The Road to El Alamein - The Battle That Turned the Tide (Paperback)

by Jonathan Dimbleby

Format: Paperback 544 pages
Published: 06/06/2013

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A unique single-volume history of the road to El Alamein - 'the end of the beginning' - and the bloody battle that followed ... Read more

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9 Explorers of the Nile: the Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure (Paperback)

by Tim Jeal

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 07/06/2012

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Between 1856 and 1876, five explorers, all British, took on the seemingly impossible task of discovering the source of the White Nile. This title... Read more

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10 The State of Africa: A History of the Continent Since Independence (Paperback)

by Martin Meredith

Format: Paperback 784 pages
Published: 14/03/2013

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The revised and fully updated edition of the seminal, sweeping history of post-colonial Africa. Read more

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