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1 Bourgault, Louise M. Mass Media in Sub-Saharan Africa
Bloomington, IN Indiania University Press 1995 0253209382 / 9780253209382 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket 6"x 9 1/4" 
Book is near fine in striking covers of black yellow and violet...text is clean and tight...appears unread. "A refreshingly new perspective on African media productrion and management practices in historical context. Bourgault's textured ethnbography explains apparently idiosyncratic media practices in terms of cultural considerations, oral tradition, and the social disruptions caused by colonialism." 
Price: 28.75 USD
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2 Dickson, Mora Beloved Partner--Mary Moffat of Kuruman
Capetown, SA Botswana Book Center 1989 9991261176 / 9789991261171 Later Edition, 1989 Soft Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket 5 1/4" x 8 1/2" 
Book is near fine in orange glossy soft covers with black and white illustration of Moffat among villagers and black lettering..."A biography based on her letters"...text is tight and clean...appears unread...244 pages with map--sharp edges and corners...slight text and text edge age browning is only detraction from an otherwise fine rating...an exceptional find in this very nice condition. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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3 Dumett, Raymond E. El Dorado in West Africa: The Gold-Mining Frontier, African Labor, and Colonial Capitalism in the Gold Coast, 1875-1900
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Ohio Univ Pr 1998 0821411985 / 9780821411988 1998 Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket 6" x 9" 
Book is near fine in orange, sepia toned photographed, glossy soft covers with black and white lettering...publish date is 1998...text is tight and clean...appears unread...396 pages, crisp with sharp edges and corners...no annotations or markings observed...thoroughly photographed and illustrated throughout..."...explores the first modern gold rush of Ghana in all its dimensions--land, labor, capital, tradtional African mining, technology, transport, management, the clash of cultures, and colonial rule."...an exceptional find in this bright, clean condition. 
Price: 34.75 USD
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4 Frattone, Vilma The Legend of the Great Salt Mountain
Collegeville, PA Terra Tales By Vilma 2005 0977180417 / 9780977180417 First Edition Soft Cover Fine No Dust Jacket 5 1/4" x 8 1/4" Author Signed with Presentation and Dated
Book is fine in orange and yellow toned glossy soft covers with black silhouettes of elephants and gold and black lettering...text is tight and clean...appears unread...SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND DATED with presentation to former owner inside front cover..."Come venture into the wilds of deepest,s darkest Africa. Join us in a harrowing series of unforgettable adventures."...a scarce find and in excellent condition. 
Price: 34.75 USD
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5 Prime Minister Department of Economic Forecasting and Planning Statistics Department Morocco in Figures 2002
Morocco BMCE Bank 2002 9981580895 Not Stated Soft Cover Fine No Dust Jacket Booklet 4 1/2" x 8" 
Booklet is in fine condition in copper brown toned glossy soft covers with map of Morocco and white lettering...text is tight and clean...an unread copy...153+ pages, crisp with sharp edges and corners...chock full of statistical information on Morocco's economy, forecasting, planning, statistics, maps, charts, indexes in black and white and color...a scarce find and in pristine condition. 
Price: 24.75 USD
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6 Saibull, Solomon Ole & Carr, Rachel Herd and Spear: The Maasai of East Africa
London Collins and Harvill Press 1981 000262303x / 9780002623032 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
Book is in near fine condition in yellow cloth boards with black spine lettering...text is tight and clean...appears unread...141 pages with sharp edges and corners...DJ is near fine with no tears and only light wrinkles..."The Maasai are among the most striking and widely known people of Africa. They have superb physique and traditions of great courage. Their colourful dress and elaborate ceremonies are constant reminders to them that they are the warrior tribe, God's chosen people."...an extraordinary find in this very nice condition. 
Price: 19.75 USD
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7 Thomas-Emeagwali, Gloria African Systems of Science, Technology & Art: The Nigerian Experience
United Kingdom Karnak House Pub 1993 090701576x / 9780907015765 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket 6" x 9" 
Book is near fine in white glossy color illustrated soft covers with black lettering...text is tight and clean...appears unread...143 pages, crisp with sharp edges and corners...no annotations or markings..."The tradition of African science, technology and art is an ancient one, for as long as humanity existed there have been attempts at adapting to the environment and thus creating the machinery that spell survival."...a scarce find in this excellent condition. 
Price: 28.75 USD
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