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  1. In this volume Esther and Mortimer Arias, citizens of Bolivia, delineate the present-day realities of Latin America. Despite the continent's vast natural wealth and swift economic growth, they point out, one fact dominates its peoples' lives: the top one-fifth of the population enjoy two-thirds...
  2. This publication, excerpted from Dr. Wilson's and Dr. Ramphele's recent book, Uprooting Poverty: The South African Challenge, provides a searching look at the system of apartheid and its systematic denial of opportunity for Africans in South Africa; a framework of thinking to guide the...
  3. A senior writer for Christianity Today offers a compelling and finely crafted inspirational biography to bring us the story of Keith Jasper, an American entrepreneur with a desire to help rebuild a nation nearly destroyed by greed and neglect. Includes stirring photographs from an award-winning...
  4. 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...
  5. 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,...
  6. From Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai, this book combines an elegant critique of Africa's troubled past with a rallying cry for how Africans can use culture, nature and self-belief to reserse their continent's decline.