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AFRICA: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE CONTINENT. John Reader. Vintage Books, 1999

AFRICA IN CHAOS. George B. N. Ayittey. Palgrave, 1999

AFRICANA: THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE . Kwame Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis, Jr. Gates(Editor). Basic Civitas Books, 1999.

THE BLACK MAN'S BURDEN: AFRICA AND THE CURSE OF THE NATION-STATE. Basil Davidson. Times Books, 1993

THE BLUE NILE. Alan Moorehead. Harperperennial Library, 2000

GORILLAS IN THE MIST. Dian Fossey. Houghton Mifflin Co., 2000

Tutsi Umulenzi Baskets IN THE DUST OF KILIMANJARO. David Western. Island Press, 1997

INTO THE HOUSE OF THE ANCESTORS: INSIDE THE NEW AFRICA. Karl Maier . John Willey & Sons, 1999.

KING LEOPOLD'S GHOST: A STORY OF GREED, TERROR AND HEROISM IN COLONIAL AFRICA. Adam Hochschild, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999

SAHARA UNVEILED: A JOURNEY ACROSS THE DESERT. William Langewiesche. Vintage Books, 1997

THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA: WHITE MAN'S CONQUEST OF THE DARK CONTINENT FROM 1876 TO 1912. Thomas Pakenham. Avon Books, 1992

THE SERENGETI'S GREAT MIGRATION. Carlo Mari . Abbeville Press, 2000

WE WISH TO INFORM YOU THAT TOMORROW WE WILL BE KILLED WITH OUR FAMILIES: STORIES FROM RWANDA. Philip Gourevitch. Picador, 1999

THE WHITE NILE. Alan Moorehead. Harperperennial Library, 2000

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