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  • Two Arabs, a Berber, and a Jewby Lawrence Rosen

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 27.50

    In this remarkable work by seasoned scholar Lawrence Rosen, we follow the fascinating intellectual developments of four ordinary Moroccans over the span of forty years. Walking and talking with Haj Hamed Britel, Yaghnik Driss, Hussein Qadir, and Shimon Benizri?in a country that, in a little over a century, has gone from an underdeveloped colonial... more...

  • Return to Casablancaby André Levy

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 27.50

    In this book, Israeli anthropologist André Levy returns to his birthplace in Casablanca to provide a deeply nuanced and compelling study of the relationships between Moroccan Jews and Muslims there. Ranging over a century of history?from the Jewish Enlightenment and the impending colonialism of the late nineteenth century to today?s modern Arab state?Levy... more...

  • Afro-European Trade in the Atlantic Worldby Silke Strickrodt

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 80.00

    A uniquely detailed account of the dynamics of Afro-European trade in two states on the western Slave Coast over three centuries and the transition from slave trade to legitimate commerce. more...

  • From Northern Rhodesia to Zambia. Recollections of a DO/DC 1962-73by Mick Bond

    Gadsden Publishers 2014; US$ 34.20

    The birth of a new nation is an exciting time. Mick Bond spent the years 1962-73 as a District Officer and a District Commissioner, actively participating in the demise of the colonial regime and then as a civil servant in independent Zambia. This detailed account of his life and work includes the daily routine of a colonial officer, his personal experiences... more...

  • Zambiaby Andrew Sardanis

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95

    On 24 October 1964, the Republic of Zambia was formed, replacing the territory which had formerly been known as Northern Rhodesia. Fifty years on, Andrew Sardanis provides a sympathetic but critical insider?s account of Zambia, from independence to the present. He paints a stark picture of Northern Rhodesia at decolonisation and the problems of the... more...

  • The Ethnographic Stateby III Edmund Burke

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 49.95 US$ 39.96

    Alone among Muslim countries, Morocco is known for its own national form of Islam, "Moroccan Islam." However, this pathbreaking study reveals that Moroccan Islam was actually invented in the early twentieth century by French ethnographers and colonial officers who were influenced by British colonial practices in India. Between 1900 and 1920, these... more...

  • Moroccoby Shana Cohen; Larabi Jaidi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Cohen and Jaidi trace the development of contemporary Morocco in the Islamic world of North Africa, which is currently at the forefront of the clash between Western-style development and the politicized Islam that now pervades the Arab world. By applying globalization theory to detailed accounts of everyday life in an Arab society, the book is uniquely... more...

  • Tribe and Society in Rural Moroccoby David M. Hart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    An anthropological study of Berber society and particularly the Rifian tribes of Morocoo, a Muslim society. This book deals with the background of these tribes, their settlement in various areas and contemporary issues. more...

  • Qsar es-Seghirby Charles L. Redman

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Qsar es-Seghir: An Archaeological View of Medieval Life presents the findings of archaeological investigations at Qsar es-Seghir, a medieval port midway between Tangier and Ceuta on the Moroccan shores of the Strait of Gibraltar. The archaeology and material inventory of Qsar es-Seghir are described, along with the reconstruction of the city based... more...

  • Der Erste Weltkriegby Lutz Unterseher

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 12.27

    Bis in den Krieg hinein waren die Machteliten Europas Getriebene: motiviert durch chauvinistische Ansprüche, Angriffsgeist und Hoffnungen auf raschen Sieg. Wohl sind in dieser Studie die ins Desaster führenden Tendenzen klar bezeichnet, doch wird darauf verzichtet, aus der Ursachenforschung einen Gerichtsprozess zu machen. So steht denn das traumatisierende... more...