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- DK Publishing 2000; US$ 15.99
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the peoples of a vast and mysterious continent. Superb color photographs offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the people, houses, tools and artifacts of African cultures and civilizations. See the gold of King Kofi-Karikari of the Asante, a priest''scostume made of bird''s feathers, a traveler''s magic... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.02
Hauptbeschreibung Nach Einzug der libyschen Rebellen in Tripolis und dem endgültigen Sturz des Gaddafi-Regimes im August 2011 waren die meisten europäischen Staats- und Regierungschefs sehr darum bemüht, ihren Anteil am Fall des libyschen Despoten herauszustellen. Dabei scheinen die Europäer vergessen zu haben, dass sie selbst die Zusammenarbeit... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2013; US$ 85.00
In this incisive account, scholar Horace Campbell investigates the political and economic crises of the early twenty-first century through the prism of NATOs intervention in Libya. He traces the origins of the conflict, situates it in the broader context of the Arab Spring uprisings, and explains the expanded role of a post-Cold War NATO. This... more...
- RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95
A year after Qaddafi's death, the light-footprint approach adopted for Libya's postwar transition is facing its most serious test. Security, the political transition, and economic development all present challenges. But if Libya's transitional authorities and the international community handle this issue set adroitly, Libya could still emerge as a... more...
- Saqi 2012; US$ 18.94
Things were not well in Muammar al-Gaddafi?s Libya long before the uprising that began in February 2011. Years of aggression against the West, its Middle Eastern and African neighbours, and the Libyan people themselves, had led to US and UN sanctions and to Libya?s isolation. A pariah on the world stage, Gaddafi struggled to maintain order by cracking... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 16.03
"In 2011, Annick Cojean, senior reporter at Le Monde and special correspondent for Tripoli, wrote a shock article titled "Gaddafi's sexual slave", which told the story of Soraya, a twenty-two-year old Libyan woman who had been kidnapped and held captive since the age of 15. In 2012, Cojean returned to Libya to continue her investigation. Her book,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 14.99
Africa is brought to life in this imaginative look at the plants, animals, and people that make it such a fascinating continent. Studies of both traditional tribes and modern African cities showcase Africa's diversity, and authentic activities allow kids to dive into the rich culture by making a Maasai bivouac shelter, writing a fable in the African... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
This book provides a significant history of Italy's brutal occupation of Libya. Using the lens of the life of the iconic resistance fighter Mohamed Fekini, it tells the story of Libya under Ottoman and Italian rule from the point of view of the colonized. The story begins with the onset of Italian occupation in 1911-12, includes the crucial period... more...