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- National Geographic Society 2008; US$ 14.95
"Lost Boy" John Bul Dau?s harrowing experience surviving the brutal horrors of Sudanese civil war and his adjustment to life in modern America is chronicled in this inspiring memoir and featured in an award-winning documentary film of the same name. Movingly written, the book traces Dau?s journey through hunger, exhaustion, terror, and violence as... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 39.14
Hauptbeschreibung Die Kolonisierung Namibias durch das Deutsche Reich mündete 1904 in einen Kolonialkrieg: Herero erhoben sich gegen die deutsche Kolonialmacht; diese führte in der Folge einen erbitterten Krieg gegen große Teile der afrikanischen Bevölkerung des Landes. Bis heute erinnern deutsch- und hererosprachige Namibier an dieses zentrale Ereignis... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 28.79
Hauptbeschreibung Somalia, Ruanda, Srebrenica, Darfur - Bilder gehen um die Welt von Völkermord und Vertreibung, von Exekutionen und Massenvergewaltigungen, von Menschenrechtsverbrechen in unvorstellbarem Ausmaß. Staatssouveränität und Interventionsverbot sind noch immer wirksame völkerrechtliche Vorwände für die Tatenlosigkeit der internationalen... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95
This incisive study adds a new dimension to discussions of Egypt's nationalist response to the phenomenon of colonialism as well as to discussions of colonialism and nationalism in general. Eve M. Troutt Powell challenges many accepted tenets of the binary relationship between European empires and non-European colonies by examining the triangle of... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Like the single white eyelash that graces her row of dark lashes?seen by her people as a mark of good fortune?Halima Bashir?s story stands out. Tears of the Desert is the first memoir ever written by a woman caught up in the war in Darfur. It is a survivor?s tale of a conflicted country, a resilient people, and the uncompromising spirit of a young... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00
Amid a Sudan's dark history, saturated with conflicts and tragic current events, lies a culture with deep roots, going back as far as 8000 BC. With several hundred ethnic groups and languages, Sudan is one of the world's most diverse countries. Learn how these cultures have blended and collided throughout the centuries, and examine how traditions... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 50.00
Felicia R. McMahon breaks new ground in the presentation and analysis of emerging traditions of the \"Lost Boys,\" a group of parentless youths who fled Sudan under tragic circumstances in the 1990s. With compelling insight, McMahon analyzes the oral traditions of the DiDinga Lost Boys, about whom very little is known. Her vibrant ethnography... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Namibian society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan is an 1899 book written by Winston Churchill while he was still an officer in the British army.The book provides a history of the British involvement in the Sudan and the conflict between the British forces led by Lord Kitchener and Dervish forces led by Khalifa Abdallahi ibn Muhammad,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
Sudan, the largest country in Africa, has been called one of the most politically unstable nations in the world. Throughout its long history, Sudan has experienced turmoil, and in the second half of the 20th century alone, millions of Sudanese were killed or displaced by civil war. The country was once a great empire, ruled by Nubia. Today, it is a... more...