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- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 10.19
Until 1912 Morocco had never suffered foreign domination, and its mountainous interior was as closed to foreigners as Tibet. Walter Harris was the exception. He lived in the country for more than thirty-five years, and as The Times correspondant he observed every aspect of its life. He describes the unfettered Sultanate in all its dark, melodramatic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Discussions of the unsettled political and social landscapes in the Middle East and North Africa frequently point to Morocco as an exception. An Arab League member-state, Morocco enjoys a favorable image in the West, seemingly combining a healthy and balanced mix of tradition and modernity, authenticity with openness to foreign cultures, political... more...
- Bookworld Publishers 2010; US$ 34.95
Bulozi under the Luyana Kings is a study of the Lozi Kingdom in Western Zambia in the pre-colonial period. The study traces the origins of the Luyana and the Lozi people; the founding of the Luyana Central Kingship and the invasion by the Makololo in the mid-nineteenth century; and ends with the study of the Lozi response to European intrusion at the... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 1967; US$ 19.95
Since its publication in 1967, Burden of Empire has been widely praised and criticized for its controversial approach to the problem of colonialism in Africa. The authors have challenged the new "orthodoxy" about Africa?the belief that little but evil and exploitation has resulted from the era of European colonialism. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00
In the tradition of A Year in Provence and Under the Tuscan Sun , acclaimed English travel writer Tahir Shah shares a highly entertaining account of making an exotic dream come true. By turns hilarious and harrowing, here is the story of his family?s move from the gray skies of London to the sun-drenched city of Casablanca, where Islamic tradition... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Tahir Shah?s The Caliph?s House , describing his first year in Casablanca, was hailed by critics and compared to such travel classics as A Year in Provence and Under the Tuscan Sun . Now Shah takes us deeper into the heart of this exotic and magical land to uncover mysteries that have been hidden from Western eyes for centuries.? In this entertaining... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 29.95
Keiner, der in die Wüste geht, ist der Gleiche, wenn er wiederkommt. Ebenso wahr ist wohl, dass die Wüste jene Fragen spiegelt, die uns bewegen, wenn wir sie betreten. Überwiegend zu Fuß, ohne Kamera, mit Zeichenstift und Tagebuch ist Manfred Schmidbauer, Autor des "gitterlosen Käfigs", des "kreativen Netzwerks" und des "Nerventurms" in die Wüste vorgedrungen.... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 117.95
We Share Walls: Language, Land, and Gender in Berber Morocco explores how political economic shifts over the last century have reshaped the language practices and ideologies of women (and men) in the plains and mountains of rural Morocco. Offers a unique and richly textured ethnography of language maintenance and shift as well as language and place-making... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 155.00
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...