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  • Algerians without Bordersby Allan Christelow

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95

    This account of Algeria through its migratory history begins in the last quarter of the eighteenth century by looking at forced migration through the slave trade. It moves through the colonial era and continues into Algeria’s turbulent postcolonial experience. more...

  • Ethnicity in Zimbabweby Enocent Msindo

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 99.00

    A comparative study of identity shifts in two large ethnic groups in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe. more...

  • At the deep endby Morgan Tsvangirai

    Eye Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    As a founding member and leader of Zimbabwe's main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change, Morgan Tsvangirai came to prominence as a political force in the late 1990s. Over the next ten years he would be harassed, tortured, charged with treason and labelled a traitor, but he would also come to be globally regarded as a courageous and... more...

  • Citizen of Zimbabweby Stephen Chan

    Weaver Press 2010; US$ 24.00

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  • The Compassionate Warriorby Elsa Marston; Barbara Petzon

    World Wisdom 2013; US$ 9.99

    Kindness and generosity towards one's enemies is not common in today's world. For “the compassionate warrior,” Abd el-Kader (1808-1883), they were among his most recognizable traits. A brilliant military strategist, superb horseman, Arab statesman, and philosopher, Abd el-Kader was widely praised for his commitment to the safety of innocent people... more...

  • Emir Abd el-Kaderby Ahmed Bouyerdene; Eric Geoffroy

    World Wisdom 2013; US$ 9.99

    This extraordinary biography of the Algerian warrior and Sufi saint, Emir Abd el-Kader (1807/8-1883), shows his dazzling spiritual qualities in the fight against the French colonial authorities. The New York Times called the Emir “one of the few great men of the century,” while Abraham Lincoln and Pope Pius IX both commended the Emir for rescuing... more...

  • A History of Violence in the Early Algerian Colonyby William Gallois

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    Using newly-discovered documentation from the French military archives, A History of Violence in the Early Algerian Colony offers a comprehensive study of the forms of violence adopted by the French Army in Africa. Its coverage ranges from detailed case studies of massacres to the question of whether a genocide took place in Algeria. more...

  • Outline of a Theory of Practiceby Pierre Bourdieu; Richard Nice

    Cambridge University Press 1977; US$ 32.00

    Through Pierre Bourdieu's work in Kabylia (Algeria), he develops a theory on symbolic power. more...

  • Shona Sentential Names: A Brief Overviewby Jacob Mapara

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 20.90

    This book draws on the case of the Shona and other Bantu people of Africa to argue that names are not mere identity tags. Names are an important cultural symbol of the people who give and bear them. The book challenges linguists and other social scientists to pay particular attention to the significance of names in the study of language use in society.... more...

  • Erobern und Erinnernby Jan C. Jansen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    "Die Arbeit ist auf unnachgiebige Weise analytisch und zugleich ein Lesevergnügen. Während sie die historische Erinnerungsforschung grundsätzlich voranbringt, setzt sie neue Maßstäbe für eine politische Kulturgeschichte kolonialer Verhältnisse." Jürgen Osterhammel Algerien war Frankreichs wichtigste Kolonie, galt lange sogar als integraler Bestandteil... more...