Up to 30% off 1000s of paperbacks

Refined by:

  • History
  • Africa

Showing 1-10 of 13 titles

1 A History of Ancient Egypt: From the First Farmers to the Great Pyramid (Paperback)

by John Romer

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 28/03/2013

5+ in stock

Usually despatched within 24 hours

Draws on a lifetime of research and thought to recreate the story of how a civilization which began with handfuls of semi-itinerant fishermen... Read more

Up to 30% off 1000s of paperbacks

RRP £12.99

£9.09

You save: £3.90

Add to basket

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

by Klara Glowczewska, Ryszard Kapuscinski

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

5+ in stock

Usually despatched within 24 hours

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

Up to 30% off 1000s of paperbacks

RRP £9.99

£6.99

You save: £3.00

Add to basket

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

by Martin Meredith

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

5+ in stock

Usually despatched within 24 hours

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

Up to 30% off 1000s of paperbacks

RRP £10.99

£7.69

You save: £3.30

Add to basket

4 The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt (Paperback)

by Toby Wilkinson

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

10+ in stock

Usually despatched within 24 hours

A brilliantly readable, beautifully illustrated general history of ancient Egypt, from the builders of the first pyramids to Cleopatra Read more

Up to 30% off 1000s of paperbacks

RRP £12.99

£9.09

You save: £3.90

Add to basket

5 Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles (Paperback)

by Richard Dowden

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

5+ in stock

Usually despatched within 24 hours

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

Up to 30% off 1000s of paperbacks

RRP £9.99

£6.99

You save: £3.00

Add to basket

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

by Chinua Achebe

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

In stock

Usually despatched within 24 hours

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

Up to 30% off 1000s of paperbacks

RRP £9.99

£6.99

You save: £3.00

Add to basket

7 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

In stock

Usually despatched within 24 hours

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

Up to 30% off 1000s of paperbacks

RRP £10.99

£8.24

You save: £2.75

Add to basket

8 Zulu Rising: The Epic Story of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift (Paperback)

by Ian Knight

Format: Paperback 720 pages
Published: 06/05/2011

In stock

Usually despatched within 24 hours

A gripping and vivid account of one of the British army's most famous battles Read more

Up to 30% off 1000s of paperbacks

RRP £12.99

£9.09

You save: £3.90

Add to basket

9 Conversations With Myself (Paperback)

by Nelson Mandela

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

10+ in stock

Usually despatched within 24 hours

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

Up to 30% off 1000s of paperbacks

RRP £14.99

£10.49

You save: £4.50

Add to basket

10 Mandela: The Authorised Biography (Paperback)

by Anthony Sampson

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

In stock

Usually despatched within 24 hours

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

Up to 30% off 1000s of paperbacks

RRP £12.99

£9.09

You save: £3.90

Add to basket