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- Gadsden Publishers 2014; US$ 34.20
The birth of a new nation is an exciting time. Mick Bond spent the years 1962-73 as a District Officer and a District Commissioner, actively participating in the demise of the colonial regime and then as a civil servant in independent Zambia. This detailed account of his life and work includes the daily routine of a colonial officer, his personal experiences... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
From the strait of Gibraltar to the snowy peaks of the Atlas Mountains and the windswept Sahara, this book captures a history as diverse and dramatic as Morocco's legendary landscapes and cities. Beginning with Morocco's incorporation into the Roman Empire, this is a tale of powerful empires, fearsome pirates, a bloody struggle against colonisation... more...
- Springer Vienna 2007; US$ 29.99
Keiner, der in die Wüste geht, ist der Gleiche, wenn er wiederkommt. Wahr ist, dass die Wüste jene Fragen spiegelt, die uns bewegen, wenn wir sie betreten. Überwiegend zu Fuß, ohne Kamera, mit Zeichenstift und Tagebuch drang Manfred Schmidbauer in die Wüste vor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
Written by a member of the last generation of British Colonial Service Officers in Africa, the book seeks to place both colonial rulers and their African successors in the context of history and the circumstances of their time, viewing their achievements and failures critically but not unsympathetically and comparing colonial society with that of... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 149.99
This book provides a comprehensive introduction, which focuses on Morocco's history, provides a helpful synopsis of the kingdom, and is supplemented with a useful chronology of major events. Hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on former rulers, current leaders, ancient capitals, significant locations, influential institutions, and crucial... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95
"There are men"', say the Moors, "who have come from islands far away to the west, upon the great ocean, to see Morocco. Like all the world, they know that there is no other land to compare to it?"'_x000D__x000D_Walter Harris and Morocco are inextricably linked. For 35 years, he immersed himself in the culture and way of life of Morocco in a way that... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2004; US$ 30.00
Having worked for several decades in North Africa, anthropologist Lawrence Rosen is uniquely placed to ask what factors contribute to the continuity and changes characterizing the present-day Muslim world. In The Culture of Islam , he brings his erudition and his experiences to illuminating key aspects of Muslim life and how central tenets of that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 305.00
Complete set Since 1961 the Adelphi Papers have provided some of the most informed accounts of international and strategic relations. Produced by the world renowned International Institute of Strategic Studies, each paper provides a short account of a subject of topical interest by a leading military figure, policy maker or academic. The project... more...