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  • The River Warby Winston S. Churchill

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Regarded as one of the greatest statesmen and political strategists of the twentieth century, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was also lauded for his strengths as a military thinker. In this gripping volume, Churchill brings together his own first-hand experiences as a soldier and his wide-ranging knowledge of British military history to present... more...

  • The Mubarak Leadership and Future of Democracy in Egyptby Dr. Alaa Al-Din Arafat

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00

    As Mubarak's regime nearing its end becomes a strong possibility, many pressures, both foreign and domestic, are coming to bear on Egypt to bring democratic reforms to this struggling country. In The Mubarak Leadership and Future of Democracy in Egypt, Alaa Al-Din Arafat studies this new era and the obstacles that must be overcome. more...

  • San Spiritualityby David J. Lewis-Williams; D. G. Pearce

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 36.99

    At the intersection between western culture and Africa, we find the San people of the Kalahari desert. Once called Bushmen, the San have survived many characterizations-from pre-human animals by the early European colonials, to aboriginal conservationists in perfect harmony with nature by recent New Age adherents. Neither caricature does justice to... more...

  • In the House of Muhammad Aliby Hassan Hassan; Elizabeth and Robert Fernea

    I.B.Tauris 2000; US$ 9.99

    This remarkable memoir of a junior member of the former royal family constitutes a unique chronicle of life before 1952 among the members of Egypt?s ruling class. It provides fascinating insights into the lives not only of the rulers themselves, from Muhammad Ali to King Fuad and King Farouk, but also of royal wives, cousins, aunts, uncles, and associated... more...

  • Region-building in Southern Africaby Chris Saunders; Gwinyayi A. Dzinesa; Dawn Nagar

    Zed Books 2012; US$ 39.95

    How successful have southern African states been in dealing with the major issues that have faced the region in recent years? What can be done to produce more cohesive and effective region-building in southern Africa? This original and wide-ranging volume, which draws on an interdisciplinary team of African and African-based specialists, addresses... more...

  • Incurable Pastby Mériam N. Belli

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95

    Examines collective memory, oral histories, and everyday communications to reveal not just the history of mid-twentieth-century Egypt but also the ways in which ordinary people experience and remember the past. more...

  • The Lure of the Honey Birdby Elizabeth Laird

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.99

    In 1967, at the age of 23, Elizabeth Laird set off for Addis Ababa to take up her first teaching post. She was introduced to Haile Selassie, made a pilgrimage across the mountains on foot to the ancient city of Lalibela, hitched a ride on an oil tanker across the Danakil Desert, and was arrested for a murder she had not committed. Back in Britain,... more...

  • The Egyptian Revolutionby Mohamed El-Bendary

    Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 22.95

    This book offers a chronicle of, and a revealing look at, the 2011 Egyptian Revolution and its aftermath. The author, an Egyptian-American journalist living in Egypt, detailed the news coverage and man-in-the-street impressions of Mubarak’s fall and Mohamed Morsi's struggle to stay in power. At home in the U.S. as well as in Egypt, he uses... more...

  • Egypt Under Mubarakby Roger Owen; Charles Tripp

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Egypt is one of the major powers in the Middle East. The vigour of its cultural life and the extent of its influence make it a force which cannot be ignored in the Arab world. Yet, despite the comparative confidence with which its rulers handle power, the country has a politically contradictory past with which to come to terms, as well as its role... more...

  • The Southern Sudanby Dunstan M. Wai

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1972. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...