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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...

  • Fesby Titus Burckhardt; Navid Kermani

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Die marokkanische Stadt Fes war für den Orientalisten und Kunsthistoriker Titus Burckhardt Inbegriff der idealen islamischen Stadt, in der Religion, Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft eine stimmige Einheit bilden. Indem er Fes mit seinen Moscheen und Häusern, Handwerkern und Händlern, Gelehrten und Heiligen beschreibt, bietet er dem Leser zugleich ein eindrucksvolles... 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

    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...

  • Marrakech Expressby Peter Millar

    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...

  • 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...