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  • The Deserts of Hesperidesby Anthony Thwaite

    Silphium Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    This book is a record of my life in and reactions to Libya during the two periods I have lived there: first as a British army conscript in Tripolitania from June 1950 to July 1951, then as a university teacher in Cyrenaica from September 1965 to July 1967. That there is a connection between the two — that my second stay was the result of my first... more...

  • A Box of Sandby Charles Stephenson

    Tattered Flag 2014; US$ 13.99

    This is the first book in the English language to offer an analysis of a conflict that, in so many ways, raised the curtain on the Great War. In September 1911, Italy declared war on the once mighty, transcontinental Ottoman Empire - but it was an Empire in decline. The ambitious Italy decided to add to her growing African empire by attacking Ottoman-ruled... more...

  • Africa in the Wider Worldby Richard Downie

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 29.99

    In this collection of essays, regional and functional experts from CSIS consider Africa?s current place in the world, including trade and investment, peace and security, and democracy and good governance. more...

  • The Transvaal Rebellionby John Laband

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book takes a unique look at the first Boer war by concentrating on the events and battles of the First Boer War. Due attention is also given to the 2nd Boer War - it's origins, key players and significance for the future of South Africa. The personal stories of heroism and sacrifice, sieges, rebellions and battles, make for an enthralling and... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Libyaby Ronald Bruce St John

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 129.99

    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. more...

  • The Origins of the Libyan Nationby Anna Baldinetti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Libya: History and Revolutionby Richard Lobban; Christopher Dalton

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 52.00

    After four decades of tyrannical, erratic?and pioneering?changes fueled by oil wealth, Muammar Gaddafi's government fell in 2011, and Libya embarked on a new course without known charts. Libya: History and Revolution covers the nation from its origins as independent land masses and kingdoms to its present as a consolidated nation. The work does... more...

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

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 27.54

    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$ 10.19

    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$ 145.00

    This book explores ?lessons learned? from the military intervention in Libya by examining key aspects of the 2011 NATO campaign. NATO?s intervention in Libya had unique features, rendering it unlikely to serve as a model for action in other situations. There was an explicit UN Security Council mandate to use military force, a strong European commitment... more...