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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.50
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 2.99
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Hunger and Work in a Savage Tribe examines the cultural aspects of food and eating among the Southern Bantu, taking as its starting point the bold statement 'nutrition as a biological process is more fundamental than sex'. When it was first published in 1932, with a preface by Malinowski, it laid the groundwork for sociological theory of nutrition.... more...