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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95
Married at twelve, then separated, divorced and widowed, Nisa is the mother of four children, none of whom survived. She is strong, capable of foraging on her own in one of the world's most hostile environments, not dependent on any man for her daily sustenance and ready to talk to anyone as her equal. Wise, full of humour at the absurdities of life... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 164.99
This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Lesotho covers the full scope of Lesotho?s ancient, colonial, and independence eras. It gives greater emphasis to the more recent period and brings the book fully up-to-date. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 41.98
Hauptbeschreibung Die hier vorgelegte Sammlung von Studien umfaßt eine Auswahl kleinerer Schriften zur Autobiographie, die seit den siebziger Jahren bis heute die größeren Arbeiten Günter Niggls zu dieser Gattung begleiten. Eröffnet wird die Sammlung von zwei einführenden Aufsätzen über literarische Zweckformen allgemein, ihre Einordnung ins Literatursystem... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 14.57
This comprehensive history of Tunisia covers an essential period in the country's development, from the Arab conquest of the seventh century to the Jasmine Revolution and the fall of Ben Ali's regime in 2010. Tunisia since the Arab Conquest describes the evolution of the Tunisian state, its place in the Mediterranean basin and its contacts with the... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
Dahris Martin, a young American in search of sun, arrived in the holy city of Kairouan in the late 1920s. Befriended by the roguish Kalifa, she is welcomed into his circle of friends and family. Among the Faithful is a unique portrait of traditional Tunisian society. It tells of barefoot pilgrims and bedouin, the deflowering of virgin brides, spirit... more...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95
Botswana has been portrayed as a major case of exception in Africa-as an oasis of peace and harmony with an enduring parliamentary democracy, blessed with remarkable diamond-driven economic growth. Whereas the "failure" of other states on the continent is often attributed to the prevalence of indigenous political ideas and structures, the author... more...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 48.00
Adorning the north-west staircase in the British Museum is a group of brightly coloured figured mosaic pavements. Most were excavated for the Museum between 1856 and 1859 at Carthage, in what is now Tunisia, by a dilettante called Nathan Davis; the work was funded by the Foreign Office of the British Government. This book recounts for the first time... more...
- Kuperard 2010; US$ 9.95
Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
The Carthaginians reveals the complex culture, society and achievements of a famous, yet misunderstood, ancient people. Beginning as Phoenician settlers in North Africa, the Carthaginians then broadened their civilization with influences from neighbouring North African peoples, Egypt, and the Greek world. Their own cultural influence in turn spread... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95
This book gives a concise yet comprehensive overview of Tunisia?s political and economic development from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Written specifically for a non-specialist audience, the book examines the factors that make Tunisia one of the Arab world?s most stable and prosperous countries and one of its hardiest authoritarian orders.?The... more...