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Southern Africa

  • Egypt's Lost Spring: Causes and Consequencesby Sherif Khalifa

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    The Arab Spring caught the world by surprise and was truly inspiring. Then, many watched with bewilderment as the process unfolded in unforeseen directions. This lively and well-documented book tells the story of events in Egypt from the end of the Mubarak era in 2010 through the revolution in 2011 and the military interference in the summer of 2013.... more...

  • Revolutionary Egyptby Reem Abou-El-Fadl

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In 2011 the world watched as Egyptians rose up against a dictator. Observers marveled at this sudden rupture, and honed in on the heroes of Tahrir Square. Revolutionary Egypt analyzes this tumultuous period from multiple perspectives, bringing together experts on the Middle East from disciplines as diverse as political economy, comparative politics... more...

  • Kingdoms and Chiefdoms of Southeastern Africaby Elizabeth A. Eldredge

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    Examines indigenous oral traditions and histories in order to explain the factors propelling sociopolitical consolidation and the emergence of chiefdoms and kingdoms in nineteenth-century southeastern Africa. more...

  • Bread, Freedom, Social Justiceby Anne Alexander; Mostafa Bassiouny

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 24.95

    The first detailed account of the role of the workers' movement in the Middle East uprisings. more...

  • Official Storiesby Laurie Brand

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    Until the recent uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, the resilience of authoritarian regimes seemed a fundamental feature of regional politics. While economic, political, and internal security policies are most often considered in discussions of regime maintenance, Laurie Brand introduces a new factor, that of national narratives. Portrayals... more...

  • Revolution Is My Nameby Mona Prince

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 10.99

    Mona Prince?s humorous and insightful memoir tells of one woman?s journey as a hesitant revolutionary through the eighteen days of the Egyptian uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak in 2011.Alongside the brutal violence of the security forces, the daily battles of resistance, and the author?s own abduction and beating at the hands of the police, this... more...

  • Egypt's Long Revolutionby Maha Abdelrahman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The millions of Egyptians who returned to the heart of Cairo and Egypt?s other major cities for 18 days until the eventual toppling of the Mubarak regime were orderly without an organisation, inspired without a leader, and single-minded without one guiding political ideology. This book examines the decade long of protest movements which created the... more...

  • Reflections on the Revolution in Egyptby Samuel Tadros

    Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    Offering insights on Egypt?s failed revolution?how it happened and why it did not succeed?author Samuel Tadros argues that, as Egypt continues on its destructive downward path, it is important to examine the role that its revolutionaries played in that trajectory. He raises long-unanswered questions about those revolutionaries: Who were they and where... more...

  • Kleines Lexikon der Afrobrasilianistikby Chirly dos Santos-Stubbe; Hannes Stubbe

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.84

    Das innovative, reich bebilderte und mit einer ergiebigen wissenschaftshistorisch orientierten Bibliografie ausgestattete Lexikon der Afrobrasilianistik beleuchtet alle wesentlichen Aspekte der Kultur, Geschichte, sozialen, wirtschaftlichen und psychosozialen Situation der Afrobrasilianer in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart.   Reihe Kölner Beiträge... more...

  • Henry Stanley and the Quest for the Source of the Nileby Daniel Cohen

    M. Evans & Company 2014; US$ 9.99

    Daniel Cohen has vividly reconstructed the life and times of Henry Stanley, the discoverer of the Nile's source, using Stanley's original newspaper reports and writings. more...