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Somalia. Somaliland and adjacent territory

  • Elusive Jannahby Cawo M. Abdi

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    As a Somali working since high school in the United Arab Emirates, Osman considers himself ?blessed? to be in a Muslim country, though citizenship, with the security it offers, remains elusive. For Ardo, smuggled out of Somalia to join her husband in South Africa, insecurities are of a more immediate, physical kind, and her economic prospects and... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Somaliaby Mohamed Abdullahi

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 64.00

    Somalia, the Horn of Africa nation, is finally recovering from recent wars and famine. Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look at the land and people, past and present. It is the only accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date general reference on this country. Somalia was... more...

  • Violations of the Rules Applicable in Non-International Armed Conflicts and Their Possible Causesby Omar Abdulle Alasow

    BRILL 2010; US$ 192.00

    While all armed conflicts are marked by violations of international humanitarian law, non-international armed conflicts appear to be characterised by even more serious violations of international humanitarian law on a colossal scale. This study is aimed at understanding the possible factors that may cause parties to non-international armed conflicts... more...

  • Deadly Watersby Jay Bahadur

    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...

  • The Pirates of Somaliaby Jay Bahadur

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    Somalia, on the tip of the Horn of Africa, has been inhabited as far back as 9,000 BC. Its history is as rich as the country is old. Caught up in a decades-long civil war, Somalia, along with Iraq and Afghanistan, has become one of the most dangerous countries in the world. Getting there from North America is a forty-five-hour, five-flight voyage... more...

  • Somaliaby Peter Baxter

    Helion & Company 2013; US$ 16.99

    The end of the Cold War introduced an altered global dynamic. The old bond of East/West patronage in Africa was broken, weakening the first crop of independent revolutionary leadership on the continent who no longer had the support of one or other of the superpowers. With collapse of the Soviet Union, all this changed. The question of global/strategic... more...

  • Mogadishu! Heroism and Tragedyby Kent DeLong; Steven Tuckey

    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...

  • Herrschen und Verwaltenby Andreas Eckert

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 68.67

    Am Beispiel Tanzanias stellt Andreas Eckert jene Afrikaner in den Mittelpunkt, die zunächst Funktionen im kolonialen Staatsapparat ausübten und dann - mit der Unabhängigkeit - das Erbe der europäischen Kolonialherren an der Spitze des Staates antraten. Die afrikanischen Verwaltungsmitarbeiter nahmen in der kolonialen Ordnung eine zentrale Rolle ein... more...

  • The Battle of Mogadishuby Matt Eversmann; Dan Schilling

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00

    ?No matter how skilled the writer of nonfiction, you are always getting the story secondhand. Here?s a chance to go right to the source. . . . These men were there.? ?MARK BOWDEN (from the Foreword) It started as a mission to capture a Somali warlord. It turned into a disastrous urban firefight and death-defying rescue operation that shocked the... more...

  • Borders and Borderlands as Resources in the Horn of Africaby Dereje Feyissa; Markus Virgil Hoehne

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 70.00

    Borders offer opportunities as well as restrictions, and in the Horn of Africa they are used as economic, political, identity and status resources by borderland peoples. more...