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Diamonds, Gold, and War: The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa
3.96
really liked it
A read about the making of South Africa from the time of British occupation in 1806 to the presnt.
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Mar 03, 2011
 
The Great Trek Uncut: Escape from British Rule: The Boer Exodus from the Cape Colony 1836
3.75
liked it
A good read about the movement of white settlers into South Africa's interior.

How the book's dust cover purported to tell the story from both the tri
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Jan 05, 2014
 
When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa
4.13
really liked it
Amazing book. This had me from the start to the finish. I cannot the describe the feelins this book invoked in me. The realisation about what has happ ...more
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Feb 13, 2011
 
Chasing the Devil: The Search for Africa's Fighting Spirit
4.08
liked it
Great and easy read with interesting background into Sierra Leone & Liberia. Enjoyed more than the Fear & loathing in DRC. Lot less paranoid.
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Aug 11, 2011
 
Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa
4.22
liked it
Fantastic account of growing up in Africa, and Rhodesia specifically from UDI to independence.
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Feb 13, 2011
 
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
3.96
liked it
Great book. Found myself geeting wrapped up in the ups and downs in the author's life.
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Feb 13, 2011
 
Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976
4.21
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Feb 13, 2011
 
Thabo Mbeki: The Dream Deferred
4.07
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Feb 13, 2011
 
Commando: A Boer Journal Of The Boer War
4.34
it was amazing
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Feb 13, 2011
 
Tip and Run: The Untold Tragedy of the Great War in Africa
3.85
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Feb 13, 2011
 
It's Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistle-Blower
4.17
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May 03, 2013
Feb 13, 2011
 
After The Party
3.75
really liked it
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Feb 13, 2011
 
Long Walk to Freedom
4.32
really liked it
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Jan 05, 2014
Feb 13, 2011
 
Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart
4.04
really liked it
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Feb 14, 2011
 
A Certain Curve of Horn: The Hundred-Year Quest for the Giant Sable Antelope of Angola
4.30
really liked it
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Feb 14, 2011
 
Arms and the Man
3.90
really liked it
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Mar 03, 2011
 
The Winds of Havoc: A Memoir Of Adventure And Destruction In Deepest Africa
3.40
really liked it
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Feb 13, 2011
 
Scribbling the Cat
3.76
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Feb 13, 2011
 
The War For Africa: Twelve Months That Transformed A Continent
3.79
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Feb 13, 2011