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  • Two Arabs, a Berber, and a Jewby Lawrence Rosen

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 27.50

    In this remarkable work by seasoned scholar Lawrence Rosen, we follow the fascinating intellectual developments of four ordinary Moroccans over the span of forty years. Walking and talking with Haj Hamed Britel, Yaghnik Driss, Hussein Qadir, and Shimon Benizri?in a country that, in a little over a century, has gone from an underdeveloped colonial... more...

  • Sudanby Jok Madut Jok

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 17.99

    Ravaged by civil war, and plagued by roaming gangs of rebel and government militia, Sudan and Darfur are rarely out of the news. Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed, over two million have fled their homes, and rape, humanitarian crises and state-sponsored genocide are all rife. In this ground-breaking investigation, Jok Madut Jok delves... more...

  • Return to Casablancaby André Levy

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 27.50

    In this book, Israeli anthropologist André Levy returns to his birthplace in Casablanca to provide a deeply nuanced and compelling study of the relationships between Moroccan Jews and Muslims there. Ranging over a century of history?from the Jewish Enlightenment and the impending colonialism of the late nineteenth century to today?s modern Arab state?Levy... more...

  • Kagameby François Soudan

    Enigma Books 2015; US$ 21.00

    President of Rwanda for the past thirteen years, Paul Kagame explains his role in the country?s history and its future more...

  • Crossing the Color Lineby Carina E. Ray

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    A boundary-pushing examination of interracial relations in the colonial and anticolonial contexts. more...

  • Warfare and Tracking in Africa, 1952?1990by Timothy J Stapleton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    During the decolonization wars in East and Southern Africa, tracking became increasingly valuable as a military tactic. Drawing on archival research and interviews, Stapleton presents a comparative study of the role of tracking in insurgency and counter-insurgency across Kenya, Zimbabwe and Namibia. more...

  • Pasha - My Storyby Pasha Kovalev; Kimberly Walsh

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 6.99

    Pasha Kovalev has led an extraordinary life. His talent and determination have led him from the stark landscape of his Siberian hometown to dance in Moscow, New York, LA and finally in London, where he now lives. Best known for Strictly Come Dancing, which he won in 2014 with Caroline Flack (having previously danced his way to the finals two years"... more...

  • British Humanitarianism and the Congo Reform Movement, 1896-1913by Dr Dean Pavlakis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    The Congo Free State was under the personal rule of King Leopold II of the Belgians from 1885 to 1908. The accolades that attended its founding were soon contested by accusations of brutality, oppression, and murderous misrule, but the controversy, by itself, proved insufficient to prompt changes. Starting in 1896, concerned men and women used public... more...

  • Fesby Titus Burckhardt; Navid Kermani

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Die marokkanische Stadt Fes war für den Orientalisten und Kunsthistoriker Titus Burckhardt Inbegriff der idealen islamischen Stadt, in der Religion, Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft eine stimmige Einheit bilden. Indem er Fes mit seinen Moscheen und Häusern, Handwerkern und Händlern, Gelehrten und Heiligen beschreibt, bietet er dem Leser zugleich ein eindrucksvolles... more...

  • Cracks in the Dome: Fractured Histories of Empire in the Zanzibar Museum, 1897-1964by Dr Sarah Longair

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    As one of the most monumental and recognisable landmarks from Zanzibar?s years as a British Protectorate, the distinctive domed building of the Zanzibar Museum (also known as the Beit al-Amani or Peace Memorial Museum) is widely known and familiar to Zanzibaris and visitors alike. Yet the complicated and compelling history behind its construction... more...