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- Springer 2011; US$ 89.95
The history of Italian colonial affairs has recently attracted renewed interest from historians and economists. It is a complex and involved question. Over the last few years, though perhaps slightly later than the more mature historiography of other European countries, the work of some important scholars has opened up new fields of investigation and... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 51.38
Hauptbeschreibung Somaliland is an example of a territory that has fulfilled the conditions that are pre-requisite for state recognition in the international system. Somaliland is however, not recognised as a state. Questions abound about why Somaliland finds itself in this situation when there are territories which obtained recognition after fulfilling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
British Somaliland provides a history of the administration of the British Somaliland Protectorate from the time when Somaliland first became governable, following the defeat of Abdullah Hassan, to independence. Describing the interplay between general imperial policies, and greater realities and developments in Somaliland, the focus of the book... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2011; US$ 14.99
In this remarkable book, Jay Bahadur ventures to the troubled mini-state of Puntland, a self-governing region in northeastern Somalia, to expose the lives of the bandits beyond the attack skiffs: how they spend their cash, how they conduct business, how they think and why they risk their lives in often suicidal missions. During his travels, Bahadur... 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...
- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Rear Admiral Terry McKnight, USN (Ret.) served as Commander, Counter-Piracy Task Force-Gulf of Aden. He wrote the first draft of the Navy?s handbook on fighting piracy while serving as the initial commander of Combined Task Force 151, an international effort to deploy naval vessels from several nations in a manner designed to prevent piracy in the... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 159.00
The Colonial Legacy in Somalia is an investigation into the relationship between Rome and Mogadishu, from the period of colonial administration to the recent dramatic events of Operation Restore Hope. It defines the first Italian incursions in the Horn of Africa, the history of the expansionist plans of an imperial late comer, such as Italy, and... more...