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- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2001; US$ 14.57
Written by a foreign correspondent resident in Morocco since 1952, "Morocco under King Hassan" is an impartial chronicle of all the major events in the North African kingdom during this period, relating how the king, who claimed to be a direct descendent to the Prophet Muhammed, reigned for more than 30 years, despite attempts by leftists, the military... 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$ 17.00
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 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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95
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... 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$ 139.99
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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00
In the late 16th century France rose to be a great power after decades of religious civil war. For this, King Henri IV depended on highly qualified envoys and correspondents. Jaques Bongars (1554?1612) was one of these diplomats. As a scholar and humanist he also belonged to an international network. In his political missions, Bongars was... more...