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  • Clements, Frank.
    RHODESIA: A Study of the Deterioration of a White Society.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Inc, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the white minority of Rhodesia who, under Ian Smith, continued to defy the black majority, by a journalist and broadcaster, former mayor of the Rhodesian capital of Salisbury, and a resident of Rhodesia for 20 years, until he was forced to return to England by Smith's actions. Index. 286 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jackeT (dampstaining at bottom of textblock, not affecting the text at all.)

    Book ID: 24717
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  • DON'T LET'S GO TO THE DOGS TONIGHT: An African Childhood. by Fuller, Alexandra.
    Fuller, Alexandra.
    DON'T LET'S GO TO THE DOGS TONIGHT: An African Childhood.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, (2002.). First edition - "A book about growing up white in rural Africa...a child's experience in a brawling bad-luck family on the losing side of an anti-colonial war." (William Finnegan) Set in Rhodesia and Zambia. Sometimes poignant, sometimes humorous, this is always interesting. Recommended. 255 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 50358
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  • SCRIBBLING THE CAT: Travels with an African Soldier. by Fuller, Alexandra.
    Fuller, Alexandra.
    SCRIBBLING THE CAT: Travels with an African Soldier.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Penguin Press, 2004. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second thought-provoking autobiographical work by this young author, born in England, but who grew up in Rhodesia - in this, she discusses her rather tentative friendship with a veteran of the Rhodesian War and the impact that brutal and bloody war had on the lives of the soldiers and her attempts to understand the depth of that impact. Illustrated with small photographs as chapter headings. Glossary. 256 pp. ISBN: 1594200165.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (crease to front flap of dj.)

    Book ID: 44969
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  • THE MATABELE WAR. by Glass, Stafford
    Glass, Stafford
    THE MATABELE WAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Longmans, Green and Co, (1968) dj. Hardcover first edition - Based on primary sources, this is "a detailed study of the strife between the British South Africa Company and the Matabele militaty state, now part of present-day Rhodesia, at the end of the last century. In 1890 the pioneer column of the British South Africa Company established a settlement in Mashonaland, for which permission had been obtained from Lobengula, the powerful Matabele chief. Dr. L.S. Jameson, who became the settlement's Administrator, endeavoured to establish a border between Mashonaland and Matabeleland to put a stop to the matabele raids into the newly-acquired territory. By the end of 1892 it was apparent that the partition waws failing and that Lobengula…

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    London: Longmans, Green and Co, (1968) dj. Hardcover first edition - Based on primary sources, this is "a detailed study of the strife between the British South Africa Company and the Matabele militaty state, now part of present-day Rhodesia, at the end of the last century. In 1890 the pioneer column of the British South Africa Company established a settlement in Mashonaland, for which permission had been obtained from Lobengula, the powerful Matabele chief. Dr. L.S. Jameson, who became the settlement's Administrator, endeavoured to establish a border between Mashonaland and Matabeleland to put a stop to the matabele raids into the newly-acquired territory. By the end of 1892 it was apparent that the partition waws failing and that Lobengula was not prepared to accept the alienation of Mashonaland. In this fact lay the root of the Matabele War." Illustrated with photographs, footnotes, bibliography, index. 308 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in a black cloth with silver lettering on the spine in a very near fine dustjacket (lower corner of dj flap clipped

    Book ID: 79522
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  • Maitland-Jones, J.F.
    POLITICS IN AFRICA: The Former British Territories

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Norton, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - Originally published in the UK under the title 'Politics in Ex-British Africa.' A title in the Comparative Modern Governments series. Suggestions for further reading, index. Map. xx, 236 pp. ISBN: 0-393055167.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31406
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  • O'Donoghue, Bryan.
    THE PATTERN OF THINGS: Animal Stories of Africa.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories based on the author's personal experience and observations, from his home outside Salisbury, Rhodesia - a home shared with some of the animals that have been the inspiration for this memorable collection of stories - from a guinea-fowl to a Siamese cat - and in the bush country where the wild animals featured in other stories - a wounded leopard, a ghost elephant - live. Illustrated with drawings at the head of each chapter by Edward Standon. Foreword by Robin Short.. 128pp.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket. (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 36222
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  • Sithole, Ndabaningi.
    AFRICAN NATIONALISM.

    Edition: Second edition.

    New York & London: Oxford University Press, 1968 dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1959 and extensively revised by the author while inprison. Includes a brief autobiographical introduction to the author, one of the leaders of the African Nationalist movement in Rhodesia, a discussion of how Nationalism is the logical results of years of white supremacy and colonization, and how Nationalism works with Pan-Africanism. Frontispiece of the author, 196 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good- dust jacket (edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 24715
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  • RAINBOW'S END: A Memoir of Childhood, War, and an African Farm. by St. John, Lauren.
    St. John, Lauren.
    RAINBOW'S END: A Memoir of Childhood, War, and an African Farm.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York, NY: Scribner, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A lyrical, haunting story of family, love, and loss in a land as dangerous as it is beautiful." (Jeannette Walls) A story of growing up in war torn Rhodesia during the 1970s and early 1980s. Photographs. Glossary. 269 pp. ISBN: 978-0-743286794.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55223
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  • THE SMOKING BOOK. by Stern, Lesley.
    Stern, Lesley.
    THE SMOKING BOOK.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1999). First edition - The smoking book examines pre colonial tobacco productions, to the sensation of smoking cigarettes - it is for everyone who has ever smoked or even known someone who smokes. It begins with the author's account of growing up on a tobacco farm in colonial Rhodesia. Notes, glossary, 237 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59618
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