African History, General
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
An African Childhood
Paperback ISBN: 0375758992
An intimate memoir of growing up in Africa during the Rhodesian civil war of 1971 to 1979 describes her life on farms in southern Rhodesia, Milawi, and Zambia, detailing her hardscrabble existence with an alcoholic mother, frequently absent father, and three lost siblings, as well as her fierce love for Africa. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
The Epic of South Africa's Creation and the Tragedy of the Xhosa People
Hardcover ISBN: 0679401369
A history of South Africa's most sophisticated black nation describes how belief in a strange prophecy caused the Xhosa to destroy all their food and stock, and discusses their history from emigration from Central Africa to frontier wars. 30,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky
The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan
Paperback ISBN: 1586483889
Benjamin, Alepho and Benson were raised among the Dinka tribe of Sudan. The government-armed Murahiliin began attacking their villages. Amid the chaos, Benson and Benjamin fled into the dark night. Two years later, Aleph also was forced to do the same. This work recounts their experiences along the unthinkable journey.
Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution
Hardcover ISBN: 006053916x
A vivid new study of the American Revolution looks at the parts played by African-American slaves during the conflict, following escaped slaves who sought emancipation through an allegiance to the British cause as told through the voices of the slaves themselves and through white abolitionists who protected them. 100,000 first printing.
The Black Man's Burden
Africa and the Curse of the Nation-State
Paperback ISBN: 0812922107
Traces the roots of Africa's independence movement and the continent's present-day political instability, arguing that Africa's colonial legacy has resulted in the formation of nation-states based on flawed European models