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Finding Dr. Livingstone
A History in Documents from the Henry Morton Stanley Archives
Never-before-published documents from Henry Stanley’s historic 1871 expedition to what is now Tanzania in search of David Livingstone recasts Stanley’s sensationalized narrative with new details about the people involved, their systems of knowledge, commerce, and labor, the natural environment, and the spread of modern colonial powers in Africa.
A New Anthology of Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century American Short Fiction
This fresh, diverse anthology of American short fiction challenges readers to interrogate commonly held ideas about the genres of realism and naturalism.
African Leaders of the Twentieth Century, Volume 2
Cabral, Machel, Mugabe, Sirleaf
This omnibus edition brings together concise and up-to-date biographies of Amílcar Cabral, Samora Machel, Robert Mugabe, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. African Leaders of the Twentieth Century, Volume 2 complements courses in history and political science and serves as a useful collection for general readers.
Pioneers of Change in Ethiopia
The Reformist Intellectuals of the Early Twentieth Century
In this exciting new study, Bahru Zewde, one of the foremost historians of modern Ethiopia, has constructed a collective biography of a remarkable group of men and women in a formative period of their country’s history.
Examining Toxicity across Time and Space
From radioactive waste to coral reefs, this environmental humanities volume reconsiders contamination and pollution as toxic timescapes: dynamic events with both temporal and spatial dimensions.