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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Computer Curious: Stories and lessons from the dawn of the digital age in africa

by Marc Maxmeister

Back in the early 2000s, before Facebook existed, before Google was a verb, African youths were flocking to the Internet. I trekked across Gambia, Senegal, and Ghana in search of what drew them to the Internet. After visits to 30 schools and hundreds of Interviews, I discovered that curiosity and a drive to create in a culture where education stifles creativity was the deeper reason behind the allure of the Internet.

In this book I focus on why and how computer culture evolved in Africa, and wrap it in my own adventures of exotic discomfort on the open road, ill-conceived conceits to bring Internet to remote villages, rocket yams in the name of science, wandering through a refugee camp to deliver a letter, hobnobbing with power mongers in the capitol, and generally seeing how ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, History, Africa, Nonfiction
Size: 165 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

Scouting on Two Continents

by F.R. Burnham

Frederick Russell Burnham: Explorer, discoverer, cowboy, and Scout.Native American, he served as chief of scouts in the Boer War, an intimate friend of Lord Baden-Powell.As an honorary Scout of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), he has served as an inspiration to the youth of the Nation and is the embodiment of the qualities of the ideal Scout.The BSA made Burnham an Honorary Scout in 1927, and for his noteworthy and extraordinary service to the Scouting movement, Burnham was bestowed the highest commendation given by the BSA, the Silver Buffalo Award, in 1936. Throughout his life he remained active in Scouting at both the regional and the national level in the United States and he corresponded regularly with Baden-Powell on Scouting topics....

Genre: History, Africa, World, Nonfiction, Sport
Size: 194 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
93 reviews

Cicada Spring: A Novel

by Christian Galacar

On a warm May evening in the spring of 1979, the people of Heartsridge, Massachusetts, are living the American dream. Families are gathered for barbecues. Kids are playing in front yards. Gardens are being kept. Meanwhile, Kara Price stumbles home through the woods, raped and beaten, her life shattered by a wicked act of violence, perpetrated by one of the town’s most beloved and public figures.

Surrounding Kara is a cast of compelling and nefarious characters—a violent-tempered mayor who can do no wrong in the eyes of the town, a sheriff bound by the rules and plagued by a guilty conscience, a father bent on revenge, a serial killer in the midst of an identity crisis. And at the center of it all there's Kara, who just wants to move on with her life and forget everythin...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Film & Video, Graphic Design, Music, Pop Culture, Biography & True Accounts, Ethnic, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Business & Finance, Biographies & Primers, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Children's eBooks, Religion & Spirituality, Science, Nature & How It Works, Sport & Outdoors, Comics & Graphic Novels, Computing, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Programming, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Mystery, Thrillers, Suspense, Fiction, Family Saga, Fiction Classics, Gay & Lesbian, Sea Adventures, Short
Size: 368 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 December 2019 onward  

Out of Wonderland: A Proposal for Panoramic View Hypothesis

by Negar Azizmoradi

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Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Test Preparation & Guides
Size: 345 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Greek Mythology, Egyptian Mythology, Norse Mythology, Celtic Mythology and Roman Mythology

by Matt Clayton

Explore Captivating Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals while Learning Fascinating Facts about Five MythologiesThis book includes five captivating manuscripts:Greek Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and MonstersEgyptian Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and MortalsNorse Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Sagas, and HeroesCeltic Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Gods, Sagas and BeliefsRoman Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Roman Gods, Goddesses, and Mythological CreaturesThe broad arc of the first manuscript takes us from the dim beginnings of creation as seen in the Greek mythology. We move through the birth of Titans, their overthrow by the Olympian gods, the gods’ dealings with mortals like P...

Genre: History, Africa, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 293 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

African Game Trails

by Theodore Roosevelt

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Genre: History, Africa, Sport, Fishing & Other Outdoor Pursuits
Size: 844 kb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 November 2019 onward  

Shaping Natural History and Settler Society: Mary Elizabeth Barber and the Nineteenth-Century Cape (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series)

by Tanja Hammel

This book explores the life and work of Mary Elizabeth Barber, a British-born settler scientist who lived in the Cape during the nineteenth century. It provides a lens into a range of subjects within the history of knowledge and science, gender and social history, postcolonial, critical heritage and archival studies. The book examines the international importance of the life and works of a marginalized scientist, the instrumentalisation of science to settlers' political concerns and reveals the pivotal but largely silenced contribution of indigenous African experts. Including a variety of material, visual and textual sources, this study explores how these artefacts are archived and displayed in museums and critically analyses their content and silences. The book traces Barber’s legacy ac...

Genre: History, Africa, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy
Size: 360 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 November 2019 onward  

South Africa and the British Empire: The History and Legacy of the Region Under Great Britain’s Control

by Charles River Editors

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Genre: History, Africa
Size: 128 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 November 2019 onward  

Andrew Murray: Destined to Wait: A Biographical Novel

by Olea Nel

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Genre: History, Africa
Size: 330 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Hit the Road Jack: A wickedly suspenseful serial killer thriller (Jack Ryder Book 1)

by Willow Rose

New series from the Amazon Bestselling author Willow Rose.  Ben is supposed to be in school. It's Monday morning but his parents are still asleep after a night of heavy drinking. Ben Waits patiently, even though he knows he is missing out on today's field trip to the zoo. But, when his black Labrador suddenly runs upstairs and comes down with a finger in his mouth, Ben knows he's not making it to school today at all. Detective Jack Ryder is chaperoning his kids' field trip when he gets the call from the head of the Cocoa Beach Police Department. A body has been found and they need his help. Soon, Jack finds himself up against a killer, a predator who ruthlessly chases women and kills them so they can never leave him. The case soon causes serious consequences for him and his family once ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Dance, Fashion, Film & Video, Music, Photography, Pop Culture, Television, Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, Ethnic, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Reference & Collections, Travel, Business & Finance, Business Life, Economics, Finance, Industries & Professions, Investing, Marketing & Sales, Personal Finance, Reference, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Internet, Science, Nature & How It Works, Sport & Outd
Size: 454 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 November 2019 onward  

Distant Companions: Servants and Employers in Zambia, 1900–1985 (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)

by Karen Tranberg Hansen

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Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 342 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward  

Psychiatry and Decolonisation in Uganda (Mental Health in Historical Perspective)

by Yolana Pringle

This open access book investigates psychiatry in Uganda during the years of decolonisation. It examines the challenges facing a new generation of psychiatrists as they took over responsibility for psychiatry at the end of empire, and explores the ways psychiatric practices were tied to shifting political and development priorities, periods of instability, and a broader context of transnational and international exchange. At its heart is a question that has concerned psychiatrists globally since the mid-twentieth century: how to bridge the social and cultural gap between psychiatry and its patients? Bringing together archival research with oral histories, Yolana Pringle traces how this question came to dominate both national and international discussions on mental health care reform, includ...

Genre: History, Africa, Historical Study, World, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Science & Maths
Size: 259 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward  

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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Impunity Under Attack: The Evolution and Imperatives of the Liberian Truth Commission

by Aaron B. Weah

Since the 1970’s Liberia has been a country locked in a state of mass violence and turmoil, brought about by numerous factors and forces. This has led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, many of them civilians, and the displacement of hundreds of thousands more.In this fascinating book on the history of that period in Liberia’s tumultuous yet thinly recorded past, you will find first-hand interviews with eye witnesses, terrifying tales of the atrocities committed and accounts of the pain of an entire nation.Covering the key parts of various moments of national trauma, including two civil wars and of the peace-making efforts to end them, Impunity Under Attack gives the reader the definitive and detailed story of the events which have taken Liberia to its current position w...

Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Education & Reference
Size: 321 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 November 2019 onward  

The Upper Guinea Coast in Global Perspective (Integration and Conflict Studies Book 12)

by Jacqueline Knörr

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Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 338 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Christianity, Islam, and Orisa-Religion: Three Traditions in Comparison and Interaction (The Anthropology of Christianity Book 18)

by J.D.Y. Peel

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s open access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. The Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria are exceptional for the copresence among them of three religious traditions: Islam, Christianity, and the indigenous orisa religion. In this comparative study, at once historical and anthropological, Peel explores the intertwined character of the three religions and the dense imbrication of religion in all aspects of Yoruba history up to the present. For over 400 years, the Yoruba have straddled two geocultural spheres: one reaching north over the Sahara to the world of Islam, the other linking them to the Euro-American world via the Atlantic. These two external spheres we...

Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Religious Studies
Size: 312 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.50 / 5
9 reviews

Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Greek Mythology, Egyptian Mythology, and Norse Mythology (Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology - Greek Mythology Book 4)

by Matt Clayton

MythologyDiscover the captivating beliefs of the ancient Greeks, Egyptians, and Vikings in this book on Mythology that contains three manuscripts. The first manuscript in this bundle is the bestseller called Greek Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters.Manuscript 1: Greek Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and MonstersThis first part includes some of the standard views of Greek myth and history but also tantalizes your imagination with the possibilities that lay behind myth and legend. By the time you are finished with this part, you will have a good appreciation for the nature of Greek mythology and the gods, monsters, and heroes which populate it.Just some of the topics covered in this part include:Uranus: B...

Genre: History, Africa, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 174 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi (Open Access): The democratic dividend (Routledge Studies in African Development)

by Dan Banik

Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of democratisation.Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi critically analyses opportunities and constraints related to the impact of democracy on development in one of the world’s poorest countries. The book explores how, and to what extent, processes related to democratic and economic governance can be strengthened in order to make political and administrative authorities more responsive to development needs. It also considers characteristics of successful implementation of public policy an...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, History, Africa, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 222 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

Egyptian Mythology: Egyptian Gods & Ancient Egypt (Egyptian Gods, Ancient Egypt, Egyptian Mythology)

by Patrick Auerbach

2 Manuscripts

Book 1: Egyptian Gods - The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt
Worshiped for over three-fifths of recorded history, ancient Egypt's Gods and Goddesses are among the most fascinating of human civilization.

The lives of pharaohs and commoners alike were dominated by the need to honor, worship, and pacify the huge pantheon of deities. From lavish tomb paintings and imposing temple reliefs to humble household shrines, countless tributes throughout Egypt reflect the richness and complexity of their mythology.

This book examines the Egyptian gods and goddesses - from minor household figures such as Bes and Taweret to the all-powerful deities Amun and Rethat made Egypt the most completely theocratic society of the ancient world, and made...

Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 106 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

The Term Democracy throughout the Islamic History

by Fatima Al-Barwari

The long-lasting swell of the „Arab Spring“ [arab. al-Rabīʻ al-ʻArabī], a Nations Movement which has extended from its Birthplace in Tunisia to the Arabian Peninsula and beyond, was at its core a national call for social and political change and security, fairness and equality under a noncorrupted rule of law. Most importantly it was a „Bread Revolution“ [arab. thawrat al-ʻaysh], reflecting the radical hardships of affording nourishments the people have been facing daily.For similar demands, the people of Egypt, Libya, Sudan, and Algeria aroused and infected States such as Syria, Yemen, and Bahrain. Through my researches I was aiming to discover the realism behind some voices chanting for Democracy during the revolutionary „Arab Spring“ uprisings all over the Middle East a...

Genre: History, Africa
Size: 124 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

Life in ancient Egypt: Complete work

by Mc Krause, Stanford

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Genre: History, Africa, Ancient
Size: 179 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 November 2019 onward  

NELSON ROLIHLAHLA MANDELA AND MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR: Fighters For Justice and Equality. The Biography Collection. Biographies, Facts & Quotes

by The History Hour

Have you ever wondered about the lessons to be drawn from Nelson Mandela’s life stories? The truth is, there’s a lot of contradictory and even outright false information floating around about this great man. That’s why we rolled up our sleeves and uncovered all the latest information and lessons to be learned from Nelson Mandela.Inside you’ll read about:The top 3 decisions that made Nelson Mandela a great leaderThe ways Nelson Mandela changed the worldHow Nelson Mandela inspired the worldThe top 5 ways Mandela changed South AfricaHow Nelson Mandela became an inspiration for the aged – a case study of Elizabeth Marie MkameHow Nelson Mandela showed courageSeven leadership qualities exemplified by Nelson MandelaThe best three books about Nelson MandelaAnd much more!You’ll discover...

Genre: History, Africa, Politics & Social Sciences, Government
Size: 215 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 November 2019 onward  

An Ashanti Uprising

by Adrian Musgrave

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Genre: History, Africa, Sport, Biographies
Size: 157 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 November 2019 onward  

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