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  • Herrschen und Verwaltenby Andreas Eckert

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 70.71

    Am Beispiel Tanzanias stellt Andreas Eckert jene Afrikaner in den Mittelpunkt, die zunächst Funktionen im kolonialen Staatsapparat ausübten und dann - mit der Unabhängigkeit - das Erbe der europäischen Kolonialherren an der Spitze des Staates antraten. Die afrikanischen Verwaltungsmitarbeiter nahmen in der kolonialen Ordnung eine zentrale Rolle ein... more...

  • Deadly Watersby Jay Bahadur

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98

    What are the lives of modern day pirates like outside of the attack skiffs? How do they spend their money? What clothes do they wear and what is their drug of choice? Deadly Waters takes us to the heart of Somalia, where Jay Bahadur, the intrepid twenty-five-year-old author has ventured where most journalists fear to tread. As the 'go to' journalist... more...

  • British Somalilandby Brock Millman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    British Somaliland provides a history of the administration of the British Somaliland Protectorate from the time when Somaliland first became governable, following the defeat of Abdullah Hassan, to independence. Describing the interplay between general imperial policies, and greater realities and developments in Somaliland, the focus of the book... more...

  • Mogadishu! Heroism and Tragedyby Kent DeLong; Steven Tuckey

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 66.00

    Every American should read this book in order to gain a clear insight about military combat and war. From the foreword by Ross Perot Recommended for readers who enjoy suspenseful accounts of close combat. Publishers Weekly Most Americans remember?the two troubling televised... more...

  • The Reasons for Underdevelopmentby Donatella Strangio

    Physica-Verlag HD 2011; US$ 108.86

    The history of Italian colonial affairs has recently attracted renewed interest from historians and economists. It is a complex and involved question. Over the last few years, though perhaps slightly later than the more mature historiography of other European countries, the work of some important scholars has opened up new fields of investigation and... more...

  • Churchill and the Mad Mullah of Somalilandby Roy Irons

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    In the late nineteenth century, the British Empire commanded the seas and possessed a vast Indian Empire, as well as other extensive dominions in South East Asia, Australasia, America and Africa. To secure the trade route to the glittering riches of the orient, the port of Berbera in Somaliland was taken from the feeble grasp of an Egyptian monarch,... more...

  • The Colonial Legacy in Somaliaby Paolo Tripodi

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 176.00

    The Colonial Legacy in Somalia is an investigation into the relationship between Rome and Mogadishu, from the period of colonial administration to the recent dramatic events of Operation Restore Hope. It defines the first Italian incursions in the Horn of Africa, the history of the expansionist plans of an imperial late comer, such as Italy, and... more...

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