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  • The Origins of the Libyan Nationby Anna Baldinetti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Libya is a typical example of a colonial or external creation. This book addresses the emergence and construction of nation and nationalism, particularly among Libyan exiles in the Mediterranean region. It charts the rise of nationalism from the colonial era and shows how it developed through an external Libyan diaspora and the influence of Arab nationalism.... more...

  • Libyen: Missbrauch der Responsibility to Protect?by Gerhard Beestermöller

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 29.79

    2011 mandatierte der UN-Sicherheitsrat militärische Maßnahmen zum Schutz der Zivilbevölkerung in Libyen. Eine Koalition unter der Führung von Frankreich und England legte dieses Mandat als Legitimation für den militärischen Sturz Gaddafis aus. Deutschland enthielt sich im Sicherheitsrat mit Russland und China der Stimme und beteiligte sich an dem Eingreifen... more...

  • Pakt mit Gaddafiby Annette Bonse

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 20.64

    Hauptbeschreibung Nach Einzug der libyschen Rebellen in Tripolis und dem endgültigen Sturz des Gaddafi-Regimes im August 2011 waren die meisten europäischen Staats- und Regierungschefs sehr darum bemüht, ihren Anteil am Fall des libyschen Despoten herauszustellen. Dabei scheinen die Europäer vergessen zu haben, dass sie selbst die Zusammenarbeit... more...

  • Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libyaby Horace Campbell

    Monthly Review Press 2013; US$ 85.00

    In this incisive account, scholar Horace Campbell investigates the political and economic crises of the early twenty-first century through the prism of NATO’s intervention in Libya. He traces the origins of the conflict, situates it in the broader context of the Arab Spring uprisings, and explains the expanded role of a post-Cold War NATO. This... more...

  • Libya's Post-Qaddafi Transitionby Christopher S. Chivvis; Keith Crane; Peter Mandaville; Jeffrey Martini

    RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95

    A year after Qaddafi's death, the light-footprint approach adopted for Libya's postwar transition is facing its most serious test. Security, the political transition, and economic development all present challenges. But if Libya's transitional authorities and the international community handle this issue set adroitly, Libya could still emerge as a... more...

  • Libya After Qaddafiby Christopher S. Chivvis; Jeffrey Martini

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    The 2011 overthrow of Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi by internationally backed rebel groups has left Libya?s new leaders with a number of post-conflict challenges, including establishing security, building political and administrative institutions, and restarting the economy. This report assesses these challenges, the impact of the limited international... more...

  • Exit the Colonelby Ethan Chorin

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 29.99

    The inside story of the decades-long unravelling of the Gaddafi regime, and of the West's role in both empowering his dictatorship and seeding revolution more...

  • Exit Gaddafiby Ethan Chorin

    Saqi 2012; US$ 18.94

    Things were not well in Muammar al-Gaddafi?s Libya long before the uprising that began in February 2011. Years of aggression against the West, its Middle Eastern and African neighbours, and the Libyan people themselves, had led to US and UN sanctions and to Libya?s isolation. A pariah on the world stage, Gaddafi struggled to maintain order by cracking... more...

  • Gaddafi's Haremby Annick Cojean

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 8.74

    Soraya was a schoolgirl in the coastal town of Sirte, when she was given the honour of presenting a bouquet of flowers to Colonel Gaddafi, "the Guide," on a visit he was making the following week. This one meeting - a presentation of flowers, a pat on the head from Gaddafi - changed Soraya's life forever. Soon afterwards, she was summoned to Bab... more...

  • Mohamed Fekini and the Fight to Free Libyaby Angelo Del Boca; Antony Shugaar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book provides a significant history of Italy's brutal occupation of Libya. Using the lens of the life of the iconic resistance fighter Mohamed Fekini, it tells the story of Libya under Ottoman and Italian rule from the point of view of the colonized. The story begins with the onset of Italian occupation in 1911-12, includes the crucial period... more...