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- University of Chicago Press 2004; US$ 22.50
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...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 29.00
"There are men"', say the Moors, "who have come from islands far away to the west, upon the great ocean, to see Morocco. Like all the world, they know that there is no other land to compare to it?"'_x000D_ _x000D_ Walter Harris and Morocco are inextricably linked. For 35 years, he immersed himself in the culture and way of life of Morocco in a way... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
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...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
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... more...
- Jacana Media 2012; US$ 25.99
"If you picked up this book in the expectation of revelling in the true confessions of a disaffected spy-master – put it back. If you opened this book in the hope of enjoying the confidences of a disillusioned cadre of the South African liberation movement –close it, put it down. If you bought this book in anticipation of a grandparents-to-grave... more...
- Greystone Books 2013; US$ 21.95
The dramatic and hilarious story of sores and survival on a human-powered journey across the ocean. It was to be an expedition like no other—a run across the Atlantic from Morocco to Barbados aboard an experimental rowboat. There would be no support vessel, no stored water, no sails, no motor. The boat's crew of sixteen included several veterans... more...
- Bookworld Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95
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...
- Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 22.95
This book was first published as a two-part essay in 1965 and 1967 in ABBIA ñ Cameroon Cultural Review ñ under the title ìIdea of Cultureî. 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;... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
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...