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  • Historical Dictionary of Libyaby Ronald Bruce St John

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 119.99

    This fifth edition of Historical Dictionary of Libya covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, society, conflicts, and the culture of Libya. This book is an excellent access... more...

  • The Origins of the Libyan Nationby Anna Baldinetti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Libya is a typical example of a colonial or external creation. This book addresses the emergence and construction of nation and nationalism, particularly among Libyan exiles in the Mediterranean region. It charts the rise of nationalism from the colonial era and shows how it developed through an external Libyan diaspora and the influence of Arab nationalism.... more...

  • Libyaby Richard Lobban; Christopher Dalton

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 52.00

    This narrative chronicles Libya's, and to a vast extent Muammar Gaddafi's, remarkable past, meteoric rise to prominence, and convoluted reign, and introduces potential scenarios that may play out in the near term. more...

  • Libya After Qaddafiby Christopher S. Chivvis; Jeffrey Martini

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    The 2011 overthrow of Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi by internationally backed rebel groups has left Libya?s new leaders with a number of post-conflict challenges, including establishing security, building political and administrative institutions, and restarting the economy. This report assesses these challenges, the impact of the limited international... more...

  • Libyen: Missbrauch der Responsibility to Protect?by Gerhard Beestermöller

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 32.80

    2011 mandatierte der UN-Sicherheitsrat militärische Maßnahmen zum Schutz der Zivilbevölkerung in Libyen. Eine Koalition unter der Führung von Frankreich und England legte dieses Mandat als Legitimation für den militärischen Sturz Gaddafis aus. Deutschland enthielt sich im Sicherheitsrat mit Russland und China der Stimme und beteiligte sich an dem Eingreifen... more...

  • Gaddafi's Haremby Annick Cojean

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 8.74

    Soraya was a schoolgirl in the coastal town of Sirte, when she was given the honour of presenting a bouquet of flowers to Colonel Gaddafi, "the Guide," on a visit he was making the following week. This one meeting - a presentation of flowers, a pat on the head from Gaddafi - changed Soraya's life forever. Soon afterwards, she was summoned to Bab... more...

  • The NATO Intervention in Libyaby Kjell Engelbrekt; Marcus Mohlin; Charlotte Wagnsson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    This book explores ?lessons learned? from the military intervention in Libya by exploring key aspects of the 2011 NATO campaign. more...

  • Forgotten Voicesby Ali Abdullatif Ahmida

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Jihadist Plotby John Rosenthal

    Encounter Books 2013; US$ 14.99

    ?How could this happen in a country we helped liberate?? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pondered in the aftermath of the September 11, 2012 attacks in Benghazi that left American ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead. The Jihadist Plot: The Untold Story of Al-Qaeda and the Libyan Rebellion shows how it could have happened... more...

  • Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libyaby Horace Campbell

    Monthly Review Press 2013; US$ 85.00

    In this incisive account, scholar Horace Campbell investigates the political and economic crises of the early twenty-first century through the prism of NATO’s intervention in Libya. He traces the origins of the conflict, situates it in the broader context of the Arab Spring uprisings, and explains the expanded role of a post-Cold War NATO. This... more...