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- 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...
- Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 21.45
Mehr als 20 Jahre lang war Somalia ohne Regierung. Vielen gilt das Land als hoffnungsloser Fall. Somalia, ein Land ohne Staat, ist der Inbegriff von Anarchie und Chaos, Gewalt und Leid. In den Trümmern der Hauptstadt Mogadischu regieren vor allem Geschäftemacher mit ihren Privatarmeen. Der Rest des Landes wird von islamistischen Milizen terrorisiert,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00
This book is one of the first in-depth and systematic studies on the functioning and aspiring federations of South Asia. It examines how federal dynamics in India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka are impinged on by the nature of their specific constitutions; their societal, political and cultural fabrics; composition of power elites and ruling classes;... 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...
- 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...
- Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98
What are the lives of modern day pirates like outside of the attack skiffs? How do they spend their money? What clothes do they wear and what is their drug of choice? Deadly Waters takes us to the heart of Somalia, where Jay Bahadur, the intrepid twenty-five-year-old author has ventured where most journalists fear to tread. As the 'go to' journalist... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
As a foreign correspondent, Scott Peterson witnessed firsthand Somalia's descent into war and its battle against US troops, the spiritual degeneration of Sudan's Holy War, and one of the most horrific events of the last half century: the genocide in Rwanda. In Me Against My Brother, he brings these events together for the first time to record a collapse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
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...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 66.00
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... more...