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- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 24.00
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...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 49.95
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...
- Arcadia Books Limited 2014; US$ 11.65
Back in 1969 when Morocco?s ancient capital was a hashish-clouded hippy mecca, Crosby, Stills and Nash recorded their cheesy (and hopelessly inaccurate) foot-tapping anthem ‘Marrakech Express?. A generation on, award-winning journalist, author, and one-time glamrock fan Peter Millar uses what is now the country?s best visited tourist destination as... more...
- 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... more...
- DK Publishing 2014; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Marrakech will lead you straight to the very best Marrakech has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists, from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals.... more...
- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 19.99
Bis in den Krieg hinein waren die Machteliten Europas Getriebene: motiviert durch chauvinistische Anspruche, Angriffsgeist und Hoffnungen auf raschen Sieg. Wohl sind in dieser Studie die ins Desaster fuhrenden Tendenzen klar bezeichnet, doch wird darauf verzichtet, aus der Ursachenforschung einen Gerichtsprozess zu machen. So steht denn das traumatisierende... more...
- Zed Books 2014; US$ 29.95
The facts of Africas rapid urbanisation are startling. By 2030 African cities will have grown by more than 350 million people and over half the continent's population will be urban. Drawing on the expertise of scholars and practitioners associated with the African Centre for Cities and utilising a diverse array of case studies, this book... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
Historians have long grappled with the question of how Islamic civilization - so clearly dominant during the medieval period - could fall completely under Western hegemony in the modern age? Many Western writers answer this question by referencing European ingenuity, initiative, and transformative energy in contrast with Islamic parochialism, passivity,... more...
- Greystone Books 2013; US$ 18.95
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...