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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 17 August 2019 onward  

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 17 August 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 17 August 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.60 / 5
27 reviews

Egyptian Mythology: A Concise Guide to the Ancient Gods and Beliefs of Egyptian Mythology (Greek Mythology - Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology - Celtic Mythology Book 3)

by Hourly History

Egyptian Mythology
In this brief introduction to the subject of Egyptian Mythology the author has given a lot of thought to the context of the subject. This makes it an easy read. There is a useful Historical Timeline which allows the reader to follow the complexities of Egyptian history and locate the mythology within the development of the country.

Inside you will read about...
✓ A Timeline for Ancient Egypt
✓ Historical Egypt
✓ The Myth Of Creation
✓ The Pantheon Of Gods
✓ Mythology In Day To Day Ancient Egypt
✓ The Central Role Of The Temple And Some Temple Rituals
✓ Sources Of The History Of Egyptian Mythology
✓ The Underworld And Life After Death
✓ Pyramids And Their Locations


Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 August 2019 onward  

Life in ancient Egypt: Complete work

by Mc Krause, Stanford


Genre: History, Africa, Ancient
Size: 179 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 August 2019 onward  

A Battle Forgotten: An Untold Story of World War I

by Bill Tyson


Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Travel
Size: 35 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 August 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.50 / 5
8 reviews

Boer Wars: A History From Beginning to End

by Henry Freeman

Boer WarsAs General Patton once said, “The Boers? Those sons of bitches fight for the hell of it."The reputation of the Boer is not entirely unearned. At a time when South Africa was a place inhabited by the toughest of men, only those who lived in the saddle with a gun in their hands could possibly survive.Inside you will read about...✓ The Creation of the Boer✓ Growing Tensions✓ Colley Steps In✓ The End of the First War✓ The Jameson Raid✓ Stage One: The Boer Offensive✓ Stage Two: The Empire Strikes Back✓ Stage Three: Scorched Earth✓ The End of the BoerWho were the Boers, and what was the conflict that would lead them into a fight to the death with England in the First and Second Anglo-Boer wars? Was this a colonial uprising? Or a freedom-fight gone horribly wrong?...

Genre: History, Africa, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 51 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 August 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.60 / 5
2 reviews

Nelson Mandela: Nelson Mandela Greatest Quotes and Life Lessons (Inspirational Writing Book 2)

by Jake Anderson

*** Limited time offer ***

Even though Nelson Mandela was locked away for most of his adult life, twenty-seven years, for standing up against a government that neglected its people, he continued believing in the power of the people, fighting for a future where everyone was equal, and this was while he himself faced incredible adversity, locked away in a cell. His most magnificent accomplishment after suffering years of abuse was to create the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which focused on healing the country's wounds from human rights abuses using truth-telling and forgiveness. Nelson Mandela is the epitome of human tenacity, and what follows are some of his greatest life lessons, wisdom that will remind you of your own inner-strength, tenacity, and love. Scroll up and...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Africa, Nonfiction
Size: 28 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 August 2019 onward  

The Bodyguards Of Kemet: ☥Yakob and the Golden Ankh☥

by Megiddo Merri-Amen

In this first series travel along with Khonsu, Amun, and the brothers Geb and Hapi from Upper Egypt as they fight there way through the cavemen of the Caucus mountains. Watch out from the creatures that Yakob grafted to seize anciet Kemet.

Follow along with Tefnut and Sakmet as they try and win the throne. Beware of the false Gods and watch your back.

Staying historically correct this series stays true to the Ancient Kemtic people.

Visit AfricanKnowledgeToday.Com to learn more about Kemet....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, Fiction, History, Africa, Nonfiction, Romance
Size: 37 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 August 2019 onward  

NEFERTITI: Lady of Grace. The Entire Life Story

by The History Hour


Genre: Biography & True Accounts, History, Africa
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 August 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Bwana Kidogo: Scenes from a colonial childhood

by Chris Durrant


Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Memoirs, History, Africa
Size: 79 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 August 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
2 reviews

Ancient Egypt: A History From Beginning to End (Ancient Civilizations Book 2)

by Hourly History

Ancient Egypt* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Ancient Egypt was a highly developed civilization that lasted for thousands of years and left behind fascinating clues in the form of impressive structures and monuments. It was a culture balanced between the lush fertility of the Nile Valley and the barrenness of the surrounding vast deserts. The same balance holds true for our knowledge of the history of Egypt. In spite of the evidence we have, so much remains hidden and yet to be fully understood. Inside you will read about...✓ The Nile✓ The Gods and Goddesses✓ The Book and the Dead✓ The Pyramids✓ Magic, Plagues and Curses✓ Famous Pharaohs✓ ImmortalityNew methods of scienti...

Genre: History, Africa, Ancient
Size: 38 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 August 2019 onward  

My Village

by O. A. Nathaniel


Genre: History, Africa, Home & Garden
Size: 58 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 August 2019 onward  

Exciting Hilarious Books

by Michael Jones

I hope you like Part 2 of these chapters from 6 of my 12 books? A lot of people loved Part 1 so I decided to do another. Pick your favorites which are easy to purchase as paperback or e-books on my website link to Amazon. You can download them to any device. I assure you, you will enjoy the endings. www.excursionthemovie.com...

Genre: Fiction, History, Africa, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Foreign Languages
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 August 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

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 09 August 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Petra: The True And Surprising History Of The Lost City Of Stone

by Patrick Auerbach

This book contains information about a rich historical site in Jordan. This ancient site was crafted using the cliffs of sandstone in the south of the country. The word “Petra” is of Greek origin and means “rock”, which perfectly suits a city carved into the cliffs of Jordan.

The Rediscovered City of Stone:
Just a few hours south of the country’s capital, Amman, the area was officially founded by the Arab tribe of nomads. This occurred centuries before Christ was born. This tribe was well known for their impeccable engineering, agriculture, trading, and of course, stone-carving skills. Much is still unknown about this ancient culture, but we know for sure that they were incredibly talented artists and engineers.

At this city, a people called the ...

Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction
Size: 67 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 August 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 06 August 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 06 August 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.60 / 5
15 reviews

Cleopatra: The True and Surprising Story of the Queen of the Nile

by Patrick Auerbach

Cleopatra was a prestigious ruler with a timeless name. Although we’ve all heard of her, the exact reasons for her fame may be unclear to some of us. What does it take to reach the status she reached and to maintain the powerful role of leadership she attained? In this book, you will learn about:
What contributed to her success: Great leaders are not born, but made through life experiences. What influences shaped this famous queen? What events had to happen to make such a fierce and well known leader?How she seized the throne: Cleopatra was not originally intended to be the sole ruler of Egypt, but that is what she became. In this book, you will learn about her methods for securing sole ownership of this incredible role.Her connections to other famous leaders: We will go over her r...

Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 89 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 31 July 2019 onward  

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

by Charles River Editors


Genre: History, Africa
Size: 128 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 July 2019 onward  

Andrew Murray: Destined to Wait: A Biographical Novel

by Olea Nel


Genre: History, Africa
Size: 330 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 July 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.20 / 5
105 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 24 July 2019 onward  

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

by Karen Tranberg Hansen


Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 342 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 July 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.20 / 5
10 reviews

Egyptian Mythology: A Fascinating Guide to Understanding the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals (Greek Mythology - Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology Book 3)

by Matt Clayton

Enjoy Captivating Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and MortalsFrom what we know of history, Egypt, along with Sumer, were the foundations of civilization. The Fertile Crescent, which stretched from the Nile Valley to the twin rivers in Mesopotamia, gave us our earliest glimpse of organized man. But organized how? For one, both locations gave us writing—hieroglyphics in Egypt and cuneiform in Sumer. There is still some debate about who was first.In this book, we will start by looking at the gods and goddesses of Kemet—Ancient Egypt. Then, we will turn our attention to the monsters which likely gave them nightmares and humbled them in their quest to bring order to the world around them.Finally, we will look at the mortals which shaped their civilization and made Egypt the bedroc...

Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 80 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 July 2019 onward  

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

by Jacqueline Knörr


Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 338 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 July 2019 onward  

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