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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 190.00
This analysis of French colonial ideology and interest in Morocco delineates the manner in which the agents of the protectorate regime sought to conquer the country and control its indigenous inhabitants. Numerous comparative perspectives are offered, placing the French policy towards Morocco in a wider context, making this study relevant to not only... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 190.00
This evaluation of the work of a colonial administration uses an analysis of the policies employed in the fields of education, administration, justice and agriculture. It shows how a largely archaic and isolated country transformed itself and its relationship with the western world. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Historians have long grappled with the question of how Islamic civilization - so clearly dominant during the medieval period - could fall completely under Western hegemony in the modern age? Many Western writers answer this question by referencing European ingenuity, initiative, and transformative energy in contrast with Islamic parochialism, passivity,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 290.00
This invaluable Dictionary provides an essential guide to the politics and economics of the African continent. Each individual entry provides clear and concise information, and entries are fully cross-referenced to enhance the book's usability. Organizations listed include contact details wherever possible. Key features * Provides authoritative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1982; US$ 166.95
This is a study of British colonial policy towards tropical Africa during a critical decade, from the complacent trusteeship of the inter-wqr eyars to the strategy of decolonization inaugurated after World War II. more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 23.95
"In Morocco, nobody dies without a reason." -- Susan Gilson Miller, Harvard University In the years leading up to World War I, the Great Powers of Europe jostled one another for control over Morocco, the last sovereign nation in North Africa. France beat out its rivals and added Morocco to ... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00
At last we are beginning to learn as much about the French empire as the British, so that generalizations about imperialism need not continue to be skewed, as they hav,e been in the past, by drawing too many of our data from the British experience. The present study makes a major contribution in this direction, providing as it does the first nearly... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 85.00
This is the first book-length study of the French Caribbean presence in Africa, and serves as a unique contribution to the field of African Diaspora and Colonial studies. By using administrative records, newspapers, and interviews, it explores the French Caribbean presence in the colonial administration in Africa before World War II. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 79.00
In the long history of the British Empire there are few stories as singular as that of Margery Perham. From the moment she first set foot on African soil in 1921, to her death over sixty years later, Perham was focused on the ways and means of Britain?s administration of its African domains. She acquired an unrivalled expertise in all aspects of this... more...