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AFRICAN POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY By Godfrey O. Ozumba & Elijah O. John (Edited)
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African Political Philosophy has come to dismiss the bogey myth of non-existence of the great and noble ideas of African philosophy, African theology and African history. It has rather come to... More > justify the reality and existence of African philosophy espoused in the early 1970s by people like Professor Innocent Onyewuenyi who propounded the notion of Egyptian–African origin of Greek philosophy. This has also added to its academic merit and market potential. It is indeed a necessary addition to the growing volumes of brilliant books by a number of indigenous African scholars and writers. This book id endorsed by Edioms Research and Innovation Centre (E-RIC)< Less
The Killowen Series 1: History and Politics By Ronnie Gamble
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This is the first volume of a series that examines the social history of the 'Old Killowen' population. I have used the term Old Killowen to denote the population of the area prior to the extensive... More > social and environmental changes that took place before the 1970s. The subject matter of this work includes geographical determinants, the first settlers, the O'Cahan family, their links to the Presidency of the U.S.A. and the political history of old Killowen. The cover illustration is a view of Benevenagh (Binevenagh), County Londonderry. This area was the centre of the O'Cahan domain where the River Bann and Killowen formed the eastern boundary of that territory for over 1,000 years. From the summit of Benevenagh on a clear day, it is possible to view the Western Isles of Scotland. That was the former home of the MacDonnell clan who settled in County Antrim and were close allies of the O'Cahans (O'Kanes).< Less
Gabon Democracy, In Question, Political History By Ibrim Maklele
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Gabon Democracy in question, Political History. Find out more about this African tiny rich country, the political situation, corruption and security status, ritual killing and more. The Book on Gabon... More > has it all. Formerly part of French West Africa, Gabon was granted internal autonomy in 1958 and became fully independent on 17 August 1960. Leon M'Ba, president of the new republic, established Gabon as a one-party state by inviting the opposition to join the government. There was a coup in 1964, but M'Ba was restored by French troops. Following his death in November 1967, M'Ba was succeeded by his vice-president, Albert Bernard (later Omar) Bongo. Bongo organized a new ruling party, the Parti Democratique Gabonais (PDG), which became the sole legal party in 1968. Gabon enjoyed relative stability in the 1970s and joined the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) after the discovery of oil deposits< Less
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Truthful Report on the Last Chances to Save Capitalism in Italy By Gianfranco Sanguinetti
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A translation of an infamous prank played at the expense of Italy's ruling class in 1975. Signed by "Censor," this book was actually written by Gianfranco Sanguinetti, a former member of... More > the Situationist International.< Less
Back Then By Trevor Coote
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The 1970’s is both the hero and the villain in this episodic voyage through the decade that linked the optimistic swinging London of the 1960s to the explosive and despairing inner city riots... More > of the 1980s. What was it like to have lived through those tumultuous years when events and changes occurred that would rock the capital and transform the country’s social and political landscape forever? This is one version seen through the eyes of civil servant Raymond Quest and his circle of friends, colleagues and family in London.< Less
Never Work: The Autobiography of Salvatore Messana By Gianni Giovannelli
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Translation of novel by Gianni Giovannelli, originally written in Italian and published anonymously in 1983. This edition, the very first in English, is based upon the Italian original and its... More > translation into French, which was published by Editions Allia in 1989.< Less
FistofCroydon By Jerome Sewell
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Inspired by a South London legend, the Fist of Croydon is a tragically moving, historical epic based around three murders in 1979. This novel is rippling with hard hitting action and radical... More > highlights in history; from moments of revolution throughout the country to descendants of the Samurai that found a home in the west. We see social conditions, politics and the class bring despair, lust and power.< Less
Dude: A Generation X Memoir By Avrel Seale
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What is a dude? An American male who came of age in the 1970s and ’80s, when a host of bizarre cultural influences converged to produce a bizarre generational tribe. The Dude Nation is... More > identifiable by its music, its TV and movie references, its linguistic habits, and the toys that shaped its consciousness. Avrel Seale mines his own Texas youth of the 1970s and ’80s to produce a richly textured, inherently funny retrospective on what is now called Generation X. At once personal, sociological, and comical, he reveals the pop culture, politics, race- and gender-relations, and general outlook of this hard-to-pin-down subculture. If you’re a dude, this book will help you reclaim and honor your inner dude. If you are not a dude, this stroll through a hilarious slice of Americana will help you better understand every dude in your life.< Less

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