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  • The Culture of Islamby Lawrence Rosen

    University of Chicago Press 2004; US$ 30.00

    Having worked for several decades in North Africa, anthropologist Lawrence Rosen is uniquely placed to ask what factors contribute to the continuity and changes characterizing the present-day Muslim world. In The Culture of Islam , he brings his erudition and his experiences to illuminating key aspects of Muslim life and how central tenets of that... more...

  • Moroccan Monarchy and the Islamist Challengeby Mohamed Daadaoui

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book examines the factors behind the survival and persistence of monarchical authoritarianism in Morocco and argues that state rituals of power affect the opposition forces ability to challenge the monarchy. more...

  • A Year in Marrakeshby Peter Mayne

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    Having learned to appreciate Muslim life while living in Pakistan, Peter Mayne settled down to live in the back streets of Marrakesh in the 1950s. Rather than watch from the shelter of a hotel terrace, he rented rooms, learned the language, made friends, and became embroiled in conspiratorial picnics, hashish-laced dinners and in the enchantments and... more...

  • Morocco That Wasby Walter Harris

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • Africaby various

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 305.00

    Complete set Since 1961 the Adelphi Papers have provided some of the most informed accounts of international and strategic relations. Produced by the world renowned International Institute of Strategic Studies, each paper provides a short account of a subject of topical interest by a leading military figure, policy maker or academic. The project... more...

  • Lords of the Atlasby Gavin Maxwell

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99

    Set in the medieval city of Marrakesh and the majestic kasbahs of the High Atlas mountains, Lords of the Atlas tells the extraordinary story of Madani and T'hami el Glaoui, warlord brothers who carved out a feudal fiefdom in southern Morocco in the early twentieth century. Quislings of the French colonial administration, they combined the aggression... more...

  • Tonga Religious Life in the Twentieth Centuryby Elizabeth Colson

    Gadsden Publishers 2007; US$ 37.05

    The religious life of the Tonga-speaking peoples of southern Zambia is examined over the last century, in the sense of how they have thought about the nature of their world, the meaning of their own lives, and the sources of good and evil in which their cosmology and society have been transformed. The twelve chapters cover Time, Space and Language;... more...

  • Challenge of Culture in Africaby N. Fonlon

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 20.90

    This book was first published as a two-part essay in 1965 and 1967 in ABBIA ? Cameroon Cultural Review ? under the title ?Idea of Culture?. Its main argument is that indigenous Africans cultures must be the foundation on which the modern African cultural structure should be raised; the soil into which the new seed should be sown; the stem into which... more...

  • Burden of Empireby Peter Duignan; Lewis H. Gann

    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...

  • Pan-Africanism, and the Politics of African Citizenship and Identityby Toyin Falola; Kwame Essien

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    There is no recent literature that underscores the transition from Pan-Africanism to Diaspora discourse. This book examines the gradual shift and four major transformations in the study of Pan-Africanism. It offers an "academic post-mortem" that seeks to gauge the extent to which Pan-Africanism overlaps with the study of the African Diaspora and reverse... more...