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Africa: Arts and Culture, Mack, John, Ed.
41 Mack, John, Ed. Africa: Arts and Culture
Creased spine, light rubbing to glossy card covers. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Five papers address art and culture in four different areas of Africa: bibliography, index. Profusely illustrated in full color. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author to social anthropologist Wyatt MacGaffey.. Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 224 pages. L4 British Museum Press 2000 1st Edition Paperback Very Good+ 30579 
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Murder of an African King  YA-Na Yakubu II, Mahama, Ibrahim
42 Mahama, Ibrahim Murder of an African King YA-Na Yakubu II
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 338 pages. L2 Vantage Press 2009 1st Edition Paperback Fine 30481 
Price: 55.00 USD
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On Common Ground (Isisekelo Esifanayo), Malange, Nise (Ed. )
43 Malange, Nise (Ed. ) On Common Ground (Isisekelo Esifanayo)
No defects. . Dozens of poems and short pieces written by survivors of violence. Most articles are written in English and the remainder in Zulu. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 368 pages. D2 Kwazulu Natale Programme for Survivors of Violence 1996 1st Edition Paperback Fine 31886 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Fate of Africa  From the Hopes of Freedom to the Heart of Despair, Meredith, Martin
44 Meredith, Martin The Fate of Africa From the Hopes of Freedom to the Heart of Despair
No defects in book or dust jacket, the latter now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . Study spans the entire continent from the hope given by independence to the present. Notes, bibliography, index. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 752 pages. M2 Publicaffairs 2005 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 30625 
Price: 21.50 USD
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An African World: The Basongye Village Of Lupupa Ngye, Merriam, Alan P.
45 Merriam, Alan P. An African World: The Basongye Village Of Lupupa Ngye
Dust jacket is rubbed with a small chip to back panel and a short tear to the front, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Anthropological and ethnographic study of an village in Zaïre, continent of Africa. A beautiful copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 347 pages. K2 Indiana University Press 1974 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 30771 
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Ethnie Et Integration Regionale Au Congo: Le Kongo Central 1962-1965, Monnier, Laurent
46 Monnier, Laurent Ethnie Et Integration Regionale Au Congo: Le Kongo Central 1962-1965
Spine creasing, corner bump affecting wrappers and most pages. Light creasing and light soil to wrappers. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Text is in French. . Archives Africaines de Sociologie Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 420 pages. J6 Paris. Paris Editions Classiques D'Expression Française 1971 Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 26640 
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Les Personnes Agées Et Leurs Familles Dans Une Société Rurale Changeante: Les Cas De La République Du Zaïre, Mpolo, Masamba Ma
47 Mpolo, Masamba Ma Les Personnes Agées Et Leurs Familles Dans Une Société Rurale Changeante: Les Cas De La République Du Zaïre
Spine area is faded, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Text is in French. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 110 pages. M5 Kinshasa, Zaire. Kinshasa, Zaire Edicva 1986 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 27745 
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Lusansu Ye Fu Bia N'Kongo Ku Bas -- Zaire. Tekila 1900. Un Document Authentique sur les Moeurs et Coutumes des Zairois de la Region du Bas-Zaire avant 1900, Ndimisina, Bahelele K.
48 Ndimisina, Bahelele K. Lusansu Ye Fu Bia N'Kongo Ku Bas -- Zaire. Tekila 1900. Un Document Authentique sur les Moeurs et Coutumes des Zairois de la Region du Bas-Zaire avant 1900
Faint crease and indentations to top corner of front cover, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. This is a 92-page illustrated booklet. . An Authentic Document on Manners and Customs of the Zairian Region Lower Zaire before 1900 (translation of French subtitle). . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 92 pages. D4 Kinshasa. Kinshasa Centre Protestant d'Editions et de Diffusion 1977 1st Edition Pamphlet Very Good 30353 
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Kings and Clans: Ijwi Island and the Lake Kivu Rift, 1780-1840, Newbury, David
49 Newbury, David Kings and Clans: Ijwi Island and the Lake Kivu Rift, 1780-1840
A bit of rubbing along the edges of the illustrated card covers, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . A scholarly work, including notes, bibliography, index, glossary, and list of oral sources. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 384 pages. E3 University of Wisconsin Press 1992 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 29319 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Women and the State in Africa, Parpart, Jane L. &  Kathleen A. Staudt
50 Parpart, Jane L. & Kathleen A. Staudt Women and the State in Africa
No defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Ten papers address aspects of the general topic. Bibliography, index. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 229 pages. B2 Lynne Rienner Pub 1987 Paperback Fine 31560 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Too Late the Phalarope, Paton, Alan
51 Paton, Alan Too Late the Phalarope
Page ends are darkened, owner name penned to first endpaper. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Paton's second book. This is the true (South African) first edition. A solid copy of the first edition, lacking the dust jacket. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. J3 Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa Frederick L. Cannon 1953 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 26501 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Xhosa: a Cultural Grammar for Beginners, Pinnock, Patricia Schonstein
52 Pinnock, Patricia Schonstein Xhosa: a Cultural Grammar for Beginners
Corner bump affects several pages, else Fine. . A thorough introduction to the history, culture and language of the Xhosa people, who live in southeastern South Africa. . Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 208 pages. M1 African Sun Press 1994 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 25073 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Paris Primitive:   Jacques Chirac's Museum on the Quai Branly, Price, Sally
53 Price, Sally Paris Primitive: Jacques Chirac's Museum on the Quai Branly
No defects. Bound in black cloth with silver titles to spine, lacking the dust jacket. . Includes notes, bibliography. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 224 pages. D1 University of Chicago Press 2007 1st Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 30289 
Price: 50.00 USD
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After Apartheid: South Africa in the New Century (MACALESTER INTERNATIONAL, VOL. 9:, Samatar, Ahmed, Ed.
54 Samatar, Ahmed, Ed. After Apartheid: South Africa in the New Century (MACALESTER INTERNATIONAL, VOL. 9:
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Nineteen articles on aspects of the general topic. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 337 pages. T6 International Studies and Programming, Macalester College 2000 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 20397 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Actas Do Seminario Encontro De Povos E Culturas Em Angola:   Luanda, 3 a 6 de abril de 1995, Santos, Maria Emilia Madeira (Ed. )
55 Santos, Maria Emilia Madeira (Ed. ) Actas Do Seminario Encontro De Povos E Culturas Em Angola: Luanda, 3 a 6 de abril de 1995
No defects. Book is As New. . Papers delivered in the Seminar Meeting of Peoples and Cultures in Angola: Luanda 3 to April 6, 1995. Twenty technical papers on aspects of the general topic. Includes Notes and Bibliographies. Texts are in Portuguese but for one, which is in English. Scarce. . Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 510 pages. C5 Comissao Nacional Para As Comemoracoes Dos Descobrimentos Portugueses 1997 1st Edition Paperback Fine 30240 
Price: 85.00 USD
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If This is the Time * Tant Qu'il Y a La Vie (Image Four Ghana), Semak, Michael & Kwesi Brew
56 Semak, Michael & Kwesi Brew If This is the Time * Tant Qu'il Y a La Vie (Image Four Ghana)
Bound in bright red boards, printed on coated paper. Small and faint water stain at bottom edge of half-title page, owner name written on first endpaper, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Stunning b/w photos of Ghana and Ghanaians, with poetic texts in French and English by Kwesi Brew interspersed among the images. Scarce in hardcover. A beautiful copy. . Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall. D3 Univ of Toronto Pr & National Film Board of Canada 1969 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine 30321 
Price: 75.00 USD
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A Plague of Paradoxes  AIDS, Culture, and Demography in Northern Tanzania, Setel, Philip W.
57 Setel, Philip W. A Plague of Paradoxes AIDS, Culture, and Demography in Northern Tanzania
SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on half-title page: "For the ***, with thanks for years and years of intellectual support, love and good humor. Love, Philip 31 Aug. 2000.". Includes Notes, Index, and References. 318pp. . Worlds of Desire: The Chicago Series on Sexuality, Gender, and Culture Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 318 pages. B1 University of Chicago Press 2000 1st Edition. 1st Printing Paperback Fine 31519 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Along an African Border  Angolan Refugees and Their Divination Baskets, Silva, Sonia
58 Silva, Sonia Along an African Border Angolan Refugees and Their Divination Baskets
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. A beautiful copy.. Contemporary Ethnography Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 188 pages. L2 University of Pennsylvania Press 2011 1st Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 30479 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Les Kongo Nord-Occidentaux, Soret, Marcel
59 Soret, Marcel Les Kongo Nord-Occidentaux
Creasing to spine, minor bumps to wrappers. Many pages are unopened. . Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. First edition. Text is in French. . Monographies Ethnologiques Africaines Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 144 pages. L1 Presses Universitaires De France & Institut International Africain 1959 1st Edition Paperback Very Good 30728 
Price: 35.00 USD
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De Luba-Mens, Theuws, Dr. Th.
60 Theuws, Dr. Th. De Luba-Mens
Spine crease, corner bump, owner name and date written on first endpaper, a few marks in the bibliography. Heavy card covers in original binding. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, save for the bibliography. . Text is in Dutch. Scholarly treatment of knowledge to date about the Luba tribe of Central Africa. A solid copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 342 pages. E0 Tervuren, Belgique. Tervuren, Belgique Musee Royal De L'Afrique Centrale 1962 1st Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 25037 
Price: 40.00 USD
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