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- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 85.00
An exploration of Malawi's political culture as it emerged in the colonial and early post-colonial periods. Drawing on archival sources, Power narrates how anti-colonial protest was made relevant to the African majority through the engagement of politicia more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 10.19
Until 1912 Morocco had never suffered foreign domination, and its mountainous interior was as closed to foreigners as Tibet. Walter Harris was the exception. He lived in the country for more than thirty-five years, and as The Times correspondant he observed every aspect of its life. He describes the unfettered Sultanate in all its dark, melodramatic... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 19.99
Bis in den Krieg hinein waren die Machteliten Europas Getriebene: motiviert durch chauvinistische Anspruche, Angriffsgeist und Hoffnungen auf raschen Sieg. Wohl sind in dieser Studie die ins Desaster fuhrenden Tendenzen klar bezeichnet, doch wird darauf verzichtet, aus der Ursachenforschung einen Gerichtsprozess zu machen. So steht denn das traumatisierende... more...
- Brandes & Apsel 2013; US$ 20.37
2010 feierten siebzehn afrikanische Länder ein halbes Jahrhundert Unabhängigkeit. Die Jubiläen waren eindrucksvolle Beispiele für die Selbstinszenierung afrikanischer Regierungen und Eliten und wurden vielerorts mit bunten Volksfesten zelebriert. Sie eröffneten aber auch Raum für kritische Debatten über die Vergangenheit und die gegenwärtigen Herausforderungen.... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00
In the late 16th century France rose to be a great power after decades of religious civil war. For this, King Henri IV depended on highly qualified envoys and correspondents. Jaques Bongars (1554?1612) was one of these diplomats. As a scholar and humanist he also belonged to an international network. In his political missions, Bongars was often able... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Malawian society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00
At the end of World War II, Britain possessed a vast African empire encompassing nearly 2.7 million square miles, about 10 times larger than Britain itself. But by 1965, only three small African territories remained under British control, all of which would become independent before the end of 1968. This book examines the swift demise of Britain's... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
Set in the medieval city of Marrakesh and the majestic kasbahs of the High Atlas mountains, Lords of the Atlas tells the extraordinary story of Madani and T?hami el Glaoui, warlord brothers who carved out a feudal fiefdom in southern Morocco in the early twentieth century. Quislings of the French colonial administration, they combined the aggression... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 40.00
Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603) was one of the most significant rulers in the history of Morocco, which to this day bears the mark of his twenty-five year rule in the sixteenth century. A brilliant political and military tactician, cunning diplomat and descendent of the Prophet Muhammad himself, al-Mansur was a charismatic religious authority with... more...