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- NYU Press 2014; US$ 69.00
Violent Accounts presents a compelling study of how ordinary people commit extraordinary acts of violence and how perpetrators and victims manage in the aftermath. Grounded in extensive, qualitative analysis of perpetrator testimony, the volume reveals the individual experiences of perpetrators as well as general patterns of influence that lead... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 6.99
Often hilarious and yet shockingly sobering, Going?Commando is the true story of a boy who joins one of the world?s most elite military units with only naivety and incompetence equalling his will to succeed. The first in the ?Bootneck Threesome? series, it will appeal mainly to military enthusiasts, and any former/current/future military personnel. more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 24.99
Moses E. Ochonu explores a rare system of colonialism in Middle Belt Nigeria, where the British outsourced the business of the empire to Hausa-Fulani subcolonials because they considered the area too uncivilized for Indirect Rule. Ochonu reveals that the outsiders ruled with an iron fist and imagined themselves as bearers of Muslim civilization rather... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
Nelson Mandela is one of the few men alive who can say he has genuinely changed the world - how we think about our place in society among other ethnic, political and religious groups and how perseverance, moral conscience and honest dialogue can help us achieve anything. Throughout his long life, he has faced struggles against odds and opposition many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00
Traces the life of Isma'il Sidqi - twice Egyptian Prime Minister, in 1930 and in 1946, and opponent of Egypt's disastrous 1948 decision to intervene in Palestine - and seeks to interpret his motives and actions in the light of his own statements. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
Recently declassified documents and new scholarship have prompted this reassessment of the collusion between Israel, France and England which drove the 1956 War. International aspects, Israeli involvement, the plot which sparked off hostilities, and the Egyptian losses and gains are analyzed. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
In the two decades before World War One, Great Britain witnessed the largest revival of anti-slavery protest since the legendary age of emancipation in the mid-nineteenth century. Rather than campaigning against the trans-Atlantic slave trade, these latter-day abolitionists focused on the so-called 'new slaveries' of European imperialism in Africa,... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99
Do you know who the ancient Egyptian god of the underworld is? What type of mask would an embalmer wear whilst carrying out the mummification process on a body? Who was the most successful of all the pharaohs? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating easy-to-read guide to ancient Egypt. Whether you are studying the subject and... more...