1. The story goes back to the discovery of the earliest of man's ancestors--Zinjanthropus and Homo Sapiens -- in Tanzania. It traces the growth of a more civilized way of life in the continent through the discovery and spread of farming and metal working.
  2. Over the last half century, sub-Saharan Africa has not had one history, but many - histories that have intertwined, converged and diverged. They have involved a continuing saga of decolonization and state-building, conflict, economic problems, but also progress. This new view of those histories...
  3. Africa's needs have been laid bare to the world and many have felt the strong pull of compassion. But few understand the future of the continent's problems and offer hope for solving them. The pages which follow are designed to correct that situation, to help people understand Africa's problems,...
  4. Volume 2 looks at Africa in the twentieth centry. Taking each region in turn, it covers themes and events as diverse as: the development of European colonial administration and resistance to it, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, the liberation struggles in Southern Africa, Africa's role in two...
  5. This book is in three section. Section 1. looks historically at known available indigenous foods prior to the 16th century when exotic foods made dramatic incursions into West Africa, the origins of a large variety of foods in the region and an analysis of the impact of these exotic foods on...
  6. Michael Kevane provides a broad overview of the sources of underdevelopment in Africa and the role of gender in economic transactions, as well as a cogent analysis of the gendered realities of such issues as land rights, the control of labor, the marriage market, health care, education, and...
  7. This resource pack, consisting of a paperback and VHS-format videos, presents a creative and constructive training approach to drought preparedness and sustainable development in at-risk communities. It constitutes an innovative effort to move the practice of drought mitigation beyond “ classic...
  8. In this book, the author set out to describe some important medicinal plants, the diseases and complaints for which they can be used, some recipes for the production of medicines and information about dosages, and some cautionary notes about the side-effects of these treatments.
  9. Cassava is Africa's "poverty fighter" and second most important food crop. This book discusses Cassava's real role and traces research over the past 65 years. The "Cassava transformation" that is now underway in Africa has changed this traditional, reserve crop to a high-yield cash crop. However,...
  10. This book is a collection of ethnovet knowledge that is shared here for posterity. This book is recommended to Africans who are cut off from outside sources of animal healthcare, schools, research institutes and to the lovers of information in general. It gives examples of animal disease, the...