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- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 169.99
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...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 15.99
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$ 19.99
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 argues... more...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 37.50
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...
- 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...
- 30 Degrees South Publishers 2010; US$ 10.00
From the mists of Basotho legendfrom the time of King Moshoeshoe. The tiny country of Lesotho is entirely surrounded by South Africa, yet it remains one of the most remote and unexplored areas in the region. The reason for this isolation is the mountainsrow upon row of serrated peaks make this the country with the highest low point... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50
Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Botswana will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Botswana, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 5.96
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Mosotho society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...