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- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 26.95
"A supremely entertaining work, and also an important one." -David Grann, author of The Lost City of Z Upon hearing the news of tenuous peace in Sudan, foreign correspondent Dan Morrison bought a plank-board boat, summoned a friend who'd never left America, and set out from Uganda, paddling the Nile on a quest to reach Cairo-a trip that tyranny... more...
- Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 19.95
Confronting Fascism in Egypt offers an in-depth examination of the response of Egyptian civil society to the global rivalry between liberal democracy and totalitarian fascism as their confrontation accelerated over the course of the 1930s. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 43.00
The emergence of nationalism redefined Egyptian identity. This book shows how the growth of an urban middle class, combined with political failures in the 1930s, eroded the earlier territorial and isolationist order. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00
A biography of David Livingstone giving a balanced account of his strengths and weaknesses. Revered for years as a saint, he was in fact a much more interesting character, difficult, demanding and unsympathetic but also single minded, determined, patient and outstandingly brave. At ten he worked a fourteen hour day in a mill and at sixty was buried... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2003; US$ 19.50
This paper was delivered by Shri Lal Krishna Advani, Deputy Prime Minister of India, at a Public Lecture organized by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore on 4 February 2003.... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
The decades-long resilience of Middle Eastern regimes meant that few anticipated the 2011 Arab Spring. But from the seemingly rapid leadership turnovers in Tunisia and Egypt to the protracted stalemates in Yemen and Syria, there remains a common outcome: ongoing control of the ruling regimes. While some analysts and media outlets rush to look for... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 50.00
This account of Egyptian society in the reign of Muhammad Ali traces the beginnings of the nation state in Egypt. It considers Muhammad Ali as part of a social group whose economic interests led them in the direction of trade with Europe as a means of raising money for further investments. They attempted to increase agricultural exports and to use... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 150.00
Seligmann focuses on the development of German policy towards the Transvaal and southern Africa in the 1890s. During this time Germany's flirtation with President Kruger and her confrontational approach to Britain threatened war. How did this come to pass? The author examines the roots of German policy and explores consequent rivalries and tensions.... more...