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- 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...
- 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...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 37.53
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 55.00
Botswana's large deposits of diamonds have made it one of the richest African countries on a per capita basis. However, more than wealth, what has made Botswana a model country in southern Africa is its long tradition of democratic rule, respect for ethnic and racial differences, freedom of the press, and governmental programs to support its citizens.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 144.99
The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Botswana_through its chronology, introductory essay, appendixes, map, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, institutions, and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects_provides an important reference on this burgeoning... more...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 124.99
This historical dictionary provides comprehensive entries on historical events and personalities and focuses especially on the Basotho who have shaped Lesotho's development rather than on colonial officials and other expatriates. Greatest attention is given to the events, institutions, issues, personalities, places and external relationships of... 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...