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- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 81.00
Somalia, the Horn of Africa nation, is finally recovering from recent wars and famine. Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look at the land and people, past and present. It is the only accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date general reference on this country. Somalia was once... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 192.00
While all armed conflicts are marked by violations of international humanitarian law, non-international armed conflicts appear to be characterised by even more serious violations of international humanitarian law on a colossal scale. This study is aimed at understanding the possible factors that may cause parties to non-international armed conflicts... more...
- Scribe Publications 2011; US$ 21.99
For centuries, stories of pirates have captured the imagination of people everywhere. But the recent gangs of daring, ragtag pirates off the coast of Somalia, hijacking huge ships owned by international conglomerates, have brought the scourge of piracy into the modern era. While the world sees nothing but opportunistic bands of local bandits running... more...
- Profile 2011; US$ 20.78
This unique narrative-driven exposé takes readers into the heart of Somalia, where the gutsy 25-year-old author has become the go-to' journalist for all major media. Wonderfully evocative, his writing uses unparalleled access to the pirates, government and local residents and will describe what pirates' lives are like, when on and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
Somalia, on the tip of the Horn of Africa, has been inhabited as far back as 9,000 BC. Its history is as rich as the country is old. Caught up in a decades-long civil war, Somalia, along with Iraq and Afghanistan, has become one of the most dangerous countries in the world. Getting there from North America is a forty-five-hour, five-flight voyage... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 34.77
Hauptbeschreibung 1991, kurz nach Beginn des bis heute andauernden Krieges, brach in Somalia der Staat vollständig zusammen. Jutta Bakonyi zeigt, wie seitdem die Gesellschaft jenseits zentralstaatlicher Regulierung funktioniert, und welche Macht und Herrschaftsstrukturen sich herausgebildet haben. Die Untersuchung des Handels mit der Droge Khat,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 84.00
Every American should read this book in order to gain a clear insight about military combat and war. |From the foreword by Ross Perot ||Recommended for readers who enjoy suspenseful accounts of close combat. |Publishers Weekly ||Most Americans remember...the two troubling televised images... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 7.99
?No matter how skilled the writer of nonfiction, you are always getting the story secondhand. Here?s a chance to go right to the source. . . . These men were there.? ?MARK BOWDEN (from the Foreword) It started as a mission to capture a Somali warlord. It turned into a disastrous urban firefight and death-defying rescue operation that shocked the... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 70.00
This book deals with the conduits and opportunities of state borders in the Horn of Africa, and investigates how the people living there exploit state borders through various strategies. Case studies include the Horn and Eastern Africa, and focus particul more...