In 41: A portrait of my father, George W Bush, the forty third president takes us through the life and leadership of his father, George H.W Bush, the forty first president and one of the most significant American politicians of the twentieth century. Intimate, heartfelt and illuminating, 41 tells George Bush's story in a book only a son and a President could write. ..
A swamp full of dollars - Pipelines and Paramilitaries in Nigeria's Oil Frontier. A compelling and well written account. In this long awaited book, Peel has told the history of Nigeria and oil in a way that makes this important subject accessible to all. In doing so, he has done a service to everyone who is interested in development and in Africa. ..
"I am continually surprised by the truth of his assertions, the modernity of his thought, the originality of his mind, his humanity, and, most remarkable of all, his foresight." (Martin Gilbert) "The bible of Churchill quotations" (Jack S. Churchill) ..
This innovative anthology is presents an interdisciplinary approach to Yoruba culture and customs. Written by Yoruba experts on all continents, the seventy five chapters in the volume employ a variety of multi faceted perspectives to provide a detailed study of the yoruba people with insights from anthropology, arts, language and linguistics, literature, history, religion, sociology, philosophy, p..
M Gates served as secretary of defence from 2006 – 2011. He also served as an
Officer of the United States Air Force and worked for the Central Intelligence
Agency before being appointed director of the agency by President George H.W
Bush. He was a member of the National Security Council staff in four
administrations and served eight presidents of both political parties.
The Yoruba people today number more than 30 million strong, with significant numbers in the United States, Nigeria, Europe and Brazil. This landmark reference work emphasises yoruba history, geography and demography, language and linguistics, literature, philosophy, religion and art. The 285 entries include biographies of prominent yoruba figures, artists and authors, the histories and polit..
This book accomplishes the vision of the Tiv forefathers who cared about Tiv History. Therefore, you my tiv brothers of this new generation that can read, read the history and tell it to others who cannot, of the things of our ancestors so that whether they are literate or not, at least they will be able to know something about our forbears who have gone on before us. Further, do you, howeve..
Features a giant, lavishly illustrated timeline that plots our journey through history and brings the past to life, from the earliest tool maker to digital technology .Includes more than 1,500 photographs, illustrations, maps and graphics. The ultimate guide to the history of the World, Century by Century, Year by Year..
The Nigerian Century captures the essence of Nigeria, it's people and power and the creative energy that engineers it's colourful and sometimes trubulent history. From the era of Lord Lugard through the often times bloody anti-colonial struggle to the heady days of the immediate post-independence era and the uncertain dark days of the Civil War, this a book that delineates Nigeria's history and ca..