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Somalia. Somaliland and adjacent territory

  • Somalia: Piraten, Warlords, Islamistenby Marc Engelhardt

    Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 24.00

    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...

  • Federalism in South Asiaby Mahendra Prasad Singh; Veena Kukreja

    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...

  • Me Against My Brotherby Scott Peterson

    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...

  • The Horn of Africaby Kidane Mengisteab

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    The Horn of Africa is a deeply troubled region engulfed in three interlocking crises. The first is a security crisis characterized by a range of devastating inter-state and inter-communal conflicts, including civil wars. The second is an economic crisis, evidenced by widespread debilitating poverty, chronic food insecurity, and frequent cycles of famines.... more...

  • British Somalilandby Brock Millman

    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...

  • Somalia: State Collapse and the Threat of Terrorismby Ken Menkhaus

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This work explores Somalia's state collapse and the security threats posed by Somalia's prolonged crisis. Communities are reduced to lawlessness, and the interests of commercial elites have shifted towards rule of law, but not a revived central state. Terrorists have found Somalia inhospitable, using it mainly for short-term transshipment. more...

  • Churchill and the Mad Mullah of Somalilandby Roy Irons

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    In the late nineteenth century, the British Empire commanded the seas and possessed a vast Indian Empire, as well as other extensive dominions in South East Asia, Australasia, America and Africa. To secure the trade route to the glittering riches of the orient, the port of Berbera in Somaliland was taken from the feeble grasp of an Egyptian monarch,... 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...

  • The World's Most Dangerous Placeby James Fergusson

    Da Capo Press 2013; US$ 27.50

    The first authoritative account of the Somali region, its history, and the Islamic extremists operating there today more...

  • Al Shabaab in Somaliaby Stig Jarle Hansen

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 33.75

    Since early 2007 a new breed of combatants has appeared on the streets of Mogadishu and other towns in Somalia: the 'Shabaab', or youth, the only self-proclaimed branch of al-Qaeda to have gained acceptance (and praise) from Ayman al-Zawahiri and 'AQ centre' in Afghanistan. Itself an offshoot of the Islamic Courts Union, which split... more...