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A Season In The Congo

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Aimé Césaire | Publisher : Seagull Books London Limited

ISBN 10 : NWU:35556040792996
ISBN 13 :

A revolutionary artist and lifelong political activist, Césaire's forceful opposition to imperialism, racism and the assimilation of Western culture among non-Western people has e..

The Poisonwood Bible

Pub Date : 2008-09-04 | Author : Barbara Kingsolver | Publisher : Faber & Faber

ISBN 10 : 9780571246212
ISBN 13 : 0571246214

Barbara Kingsolver's acclaimed international bestseller tells the story of an American missionary family in the Congo during a poignant chapter in African history. It spins the tal..

Gender And Decolonization In The Congo

Pub Date : 2010-09-10 | Author : K. Bouwer | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9780230110403
ISBN 13 : 0230110401

Patrice Lumumba s legacy continues to fire the imagination of politicians, activists, and artists. But women have been missing from accounts of the Congo s decolonization. What new..

Sexual Violence As A Weapon Of War

Pub Date : 2013-05-09 | Author : Maria Eriksson Baaz | Publisher : Zed Books Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 9781780321660
ISBN 13 : 178032166X

All too often in conflict situations, rape is referred to as a 'weapon of war', a term presented as self-explanatory through its implied storyline of gender and warring. In this pr..

Stringer

Pub Date : 2014-01-07 | Author : Anjan Sundaram | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780385537766
ISBN 13 : 038553776X

In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuscinski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world's unh..