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Psychiatry and Decolonisation in Uganda (Mental Health in Historical Perspective)

by Yolana Pringle

This open access book investigates psychiatry in Uganda during the years of decolonisation. It examines the challenges facing a new generation of psychiatrists as they took over responsibility for psychiatry at the end of empire, and explores the ways psychiatric practices were tied to shifting political and development priorities, periods of instability, and a broader context of transnational and international exchange. At its heart is a question that has concerned psychiatrists globally since the mid-twentieth century: how to bridge the social and cultural gap between psychiatry and its patients? Bringing together archival research with oral histories, Yolana Pringle traces how this question came to dominate both national and international discussions on mental health care reform, includ...

Genre: History, Africa, Historical Study, World, Professional & Technical, Medical eBooks, Nonfiction, Science & Math
Size: 259 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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

by Jacqueline Knörr

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Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 338 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.10 / 5
4 reviews

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 19 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

Salvation in the Sun (The Lost Pharaoh Chronicles Book 1)

by Lauren Lee Merewether

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Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Middle East, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult, Biographical
Size: 1.92 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

New Age Bible of Mother Africa (Vol.1): Genetic Engineering, Human Phylogeny, Lost Civilizations, Ancient Knowledge, The Metu Neter & the Anunnaki Gods of Nibiru

by T Lindsey-Bilingsley

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Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, World, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality, New Age, Occult
Size: 654 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

Egyptian Mythology: Captivating Egyptian Myths of Egyptian Gods, Goddesses, and Legendary Creatures

by Matt Clayton

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Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 152 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Life in ancient Egypt: Complete work

by Mc Krause, Stanford

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Genre: History, Africa, Ancient
Size: 179 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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, Middle East
Size: 124 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Greek Mythology, Egyptian Mythology, Norse Mythology, Celtic Mythology and Roman Mythology

by Matt Clayton

Explore Captivating Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals while Learning Fascinating Facts about Five MythologiesThis book includes five captivating manuscripts:Greek Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and MonstersEgyptian Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and MortalsNorse Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Sagas, and HeroesCeltic Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Gods, Sagas and BeliefsRoman Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Roman Gods, Goddesses, and Mythological CreaturesThe broad arc of the first manuscript takes us from the dim beginnings of creation as seen in the Greek mythology. We move through the birth of Titans, their overthrow by the Olympian gods, the gods’ dealings with mortals like P...

Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 293 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

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 16 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

An Ashanti Uprising

by Adrian Musgrave

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Genre: History, Africa, Sports & Outdoors, Biographies
Size: 157 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

War with the Boer

by Adrian Musgrave

A hard-hitting chronological account of the second Boer war, which opens with a strong criticism of the easy methods followed by some authors of writing war histories by sitting at home and compiling “fat newspaper dispatches.” In his foreword, George Clarke Musgrave argues that this prevents a true analysis and understanding of the war and shows contempt for those, on both sides, seeking to explain their conflicting views and aspirations.The scene is set with the sending of the Boer ultimatum from President Kruger to England, followed by a general overview of the South African republics and the key factors which led to the war, building to the opening of hostilities at Kraaipan in October 1899, and the military operations that followed. In vivid and graphic detail, based on his own ex...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Africa, Military
Size: 141 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Divided by History: Roots of Sudanese Conflict

by Peter Dixon

Do you wonder how the past affects today’s violent conflict?Tragic turmoil in Sudan and South Sudan reminds us how fragile peace can be.Sudanese civil wars were not ended by formation of a new state. Violence has continued in South Sudan and we see today that the North is by no means peaceful.Current politics matter. Yet the origins of today’s violence stretch back into past centuries. And much of Sudanese history has been about intervention and domination by foreigners.By telling the stories of some of these outsiders, Divided by History digs out the historical roots of Sudanese conflicts. Along the way, we meetThe 2,300 BC pioneer who braved the dangers of Egypt’s 'Wild South’The ambitious Albanian 'Turk’ who connived his way to becoming ruler of Egypt and SudanThe devout Chri...

Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 109 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 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: Biographies & Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, History, Africa, Nonfiction
Size: 165 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Impunity Under Attack: The Evolution and Imperatives of the Liberian Truth Commission

by Aaron B. Weah

Since the 1970’s Liberia has been a country locked in a state of mass violence and turmoil, brought about by numerous factors and forces. This has led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, many of them civilians, and the displacement of hundreds of thousands more.In this fascinating book on the history of that period in Liberia’s tumultuous yet thinly recorded past, you will find first-hand interviews with eye witnesses, terrifying tales of the atrocities committed and accounts of the pain of an entire nation.Covering the key parts of various moments of national trauma, including two civil wars and of the peace-making efforts to end them, Impunity Under Attack gives the reader the definitive and detailed story of the events which have taken Liberia to its current position w...

Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction
Size: 321 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

RWANDA'S ECONOMIC MIRACLE

by Dr. Nasser Afify

Twenty-three years ago, Rwanda was on its knees. The economy was a wreck with most of the country’s facilities and services non-existent, in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide against the ethnic group Tutsi. Economists, historians and theorists wrote off the country and predicted it would become just another failed African state. But like the proverbial phoenix that rose from its ashes, Rwanda has beaten bookmakers, theorists and economists to put the economy back on track and even performed far better than many other economies around the world – all in fewer than two decades.Rwanda’s name will forever be linked with one hundred apocalyptic days. In 1994 genocide infamously wiped out 800 000 men, women and children and left no family unscarred. As a guerrilla commander who marched fr...

Genre: History, Africa
Size: 149 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

It's Not Just About Running: Reflections on Life and Change in Egypt

by A. I. Shoukry

Author A. I. Shoukry describes his running moments like a window with a sunrise view for a prisoner kept in solitary confinement. After witnessing a revolution in Egypt, running twice for the parliamentary elections, and being a former leader of two political parties, he decided to take a break from politics and start running. From being barely able to run 2k, he became a half-marathon runner aged 39.However, this book isn’t just about running; it’s about a runner’s reflections on life, change, and the love of running in Egypt. It’s a memoir about self-discovery and searching for freedom and love of life. It's about the integration of body, mind, and soul. It’s about family and friends, relationships, and work. In this book, Shoukry explores the meanings of faith, pain, stress, f...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Exercise & Fitness, Self-Help, Motivational, History, Africa, Middle East, Nonfiction, Sports & Outdoors, Biographies, Individual Sports, Other Team Sports, Travel
Size: 152 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

NELSON ROLIHLAHLA MANDELA AND MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR: Fighters For Justice and Equality. The Biography Collection (The Greatest People Book 4)

by The History Hour

Have you ever wondered about the lessons to be drawn from Nelson Mandela’s life stories? The truth is, there’s a lot of contradictory and even outright false information floating around about this great man. That’s why we rolled up our sleeves and uncovered all the latest information and lessons to be learned from Nelson Mandela.Inside you’ll read about:The top 3 decisions that made Nelson Mandela a great leaderThe ways Nelson Mandela changed the worldHow Nelson Mandela inspired the worldThe top 5 ways Mandela changed South AfricaHow Nelson Mandela became an inspiration for the aged – a case study of Elizabeth Marie MkameHow Nelson Mandela showed courageSeven leadership qualities exemplified by Nelson MandelaThe best three books about Nelson MandelaAnd much more!You’ll discover...

Genre: History, Africa, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 215 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 04 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

Keto Diet Plan: Clarity, Simply and Easy Guide for Beginners to 21-Day Meal Plan for Weight Loss and Health Living with a Keto Lifestyle ...with Fat Bombs!

by Samara Kelly

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Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Puzzles & Games, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Diets & Weight Loss, Personal Health, History, Africa, Nonfiction
Size: 174 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 August 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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

by Karen Tranberg Hansen

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Genre: History, Africa, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 342 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 July 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Andrew Murray: Destined to Wait: A Biographical Novel

by Olea Nel

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Genre: History, Africa, Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 330 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 July 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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