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  1. Frantz Fanon
    "Christopher Lee has written a delightfully compelling introduction to Frantz Fanon. Well-researched and thoroughly grounded, Lee's study admirably situates Fanon in the broadest historical context, while subtly explaining... Learn More
    Published: 13th November 2015
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  2. Short-Changed?
    What have been the most significant developments—political, social, economic—in South Africa since 1994? How much has changed since the demise of apartheid, and how much remains stubbornly the same? Should one celebrate... Learn More
    Published: 6th January 2015
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  3. Thomas Sankara
    Thomas Sankara, often called the African Che Guevara, was president of Burkina Faso, one of the poorest countries in Africa, until his assassination during the military coup that brought down his government. Although his tenure... Learn More
    Published: 4th November 2014
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  4. Patrice Lumumba
    "The contribution [Nzongola-Ntalaja makes] to the literature of Patrice Lumumba, and the Congo, is ironically not concentrating on Lumumba's iconic Cold War death but instead placing his life and words into the proper cultural,... Learn More
    Published: 3rd November 2014
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  5. Emperor Haile Selassie
    "Anyone searching for a quick introduction to Ethiopia's fascinating history could happily turn to Emperor Haile Selassie as a starting point." —Focus on the HornEmperor Haile Selassie was an iconic figure of the... Learn More
    Published: 20th October 2014
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  6. The Idea of the ANC
    The African National Congress (ANC) is Africa’s most famous liberation movement. It has recently celebrated its centenary, a milestone that has prompted partisans to detail a century of unparalleled achievement in the struggle... Learn More
    Published: 29th July 2013
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  7. The ANC Youth League
    "Glaser's book provides a well-written analysis of the competition between ideologies and strategies within the ANC. … Throughout, Glaser highlights the tensions between those leaders who stood for ideological purity as Africanists... Learn More
    Published: 14th May 2013
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  8. Govan Mbeki
    Govan Mbeki (1910–2001) was a core leader of the African National Congress, the Communist Party, and the armed wing of the ANC during the struggle against apartheid. Known as a hard-liner, Mbeki was a prolific writer and... Learn More
    Published: 23rd April 2013
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  9. Ingrid Jonker
    Nelson Mandela brought the poetry of Ingrid Jonker to the attention of South Africa and the wider world when he read her poem \u201cDie kind\u201d (The Child) at the opening of South Africa’s first democratic parliament on May... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2013
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  10. San Rock Art
    San rock paintings, scattered over the range of southern Africa, are considered by many to be the very earliest examples of representational art. There are as many as 15,000 known rock art sites, created over the course of thousands... Learn More
    Published: 19th February 2013
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  11. South Africa's Struggle for Human Rights
    The human rights movement in South Africa’s transition to a postapartheid democracy has been widely celebrated as a triumph for global human rights. It was a key aspect of the political transition, often referred to as a... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2012
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  12. Epidemics
    This is the first history of epidemics in South Africa, lethal episodes that significantly shaped this society over three centuries. Focusing on five devastating diseases between 1713 and today—smallpox, bubonic plague,... Learn More
    Published: 12th September 2012
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  13. Steve Biko
    Steve Biko inspired a generation of black South Africans to claim their true identity and refuse to be a part of their own oppression. Through his example, he demonstrated fearlessness and self-esteem, and he led a black student... Learn More
    Published: 14th August 2012
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  14. Spear of the Nation: Umkhonto weSizwe
    Umkhonto we Sizwe, Spear of the Nation, was arguably the last of the great liberation armies of the twentieth century—but it never got to \u201cmarch triumphant into Pretoria.\u201d MK—as it was known—was the... Learn More
    Published: 6th August 2012
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  15. South Sudan
    Africa's newest nation has a long history. Often considered remote and isolated from the rest of Africa, and usually associated with the violence of slavery and civil war, South Sudan has been an arena for a complex mixing of... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2016
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  16. Ken Saro-Wiwa

    Ken Saro-Wiwa

    Written by Roy Doron and Toyin Falola

    Series Ohio Short Histories of Africa

    Ohio University Press

    Hanged by the Nigerian government on November 10, 1995, Ken Saro-Wiwa became a martyr for the Ogoni people and human rights activists, and a symbol of modern Africans’ struggle against military dictatorship, corporate power,... Learn More
    Published: 19th May 2016
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