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- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 10.19
Until 1912 Morocco had never suffered foreign domination, and its mountainous interior was as closed to foreigners as Tibet. Walter Harris was the exception. He lived in the country for more than thirty-five years, and as The Times correspondant he observed every aspect of its life. He describes the unfettered Sultanate in all its dark, melodramatic... 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...
- Brandes & Apsel 2013; US$ 21.59
2010 feierten siebzehn afrikanische Länder ein halbes Jahrhundert Unabhängigkeit. Die Jubiläen waren eindrucksvolle Beispiele für die Selbstinszenierung afrikanischer Regierungen und Eliten und wurden vielerorts mit bunten Volksfesten zelebriert. Sie eröffneten aber auch Raum für kritische Debatten über die Vergangenheit und die gegenwärtigen Herausforderungen.... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Malawian society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00
At the end of World War II, Britain possessed a vast African empire encompassing nearly 2.7 million square miles, about 10 times larger than Britain itself. But by 1965, only three small African territories remained under British control, all of which would become independent before the end of 1968. This book examines the swift demise of Britain's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
This book examines the factors behind the survival and persistence of monarchical authoritarianism in Morocco and argues that state rituals of power affect the opposition forces ability to challenge the monarchy. more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
Set in the medieval city of Marrakesh and the majestic kasbahs of the High Atlas mountains, Lords of the Atlas tells the extraordinary story of Madani and T?hami el Glaoui, warlord brothers who carved out a feudal fiefdom in southern Morocco in the early twentieth century. Quislings of the French colonial administration, they combined the aggression... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 129.99
This book provides a comprehensive introduction, which focuses on Morocco's history, provides a helpful synopsis of the kingdom, and is supplemented with a useful chronology of major events. Hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on former rulers, current leaders, ancient capitals, significant locations, influential institutions, and crucial... 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00
In the late 16th century France rose to be a great power after decades of religious civil war. For this, King Henri IV depended on highly qualified envoys and correspondents. Jaques Bongars (1554?1612) was one of these diplomats. As a scholar and humanist he also belonged to an international network. In his political missions, Bongars was often able... more...