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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
This book takes a unique look at the first Boer war by concentrating on the events and battles of the First Boer War. Due attention is also given to the 2nd Boer War - it's origins, key players and significance for the future of South Africa. The personal stories of heroism and sacrifice, sieges, rebellions and battles, make for an enthralling and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
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...
- 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...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 32.80
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...
- 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...
- Encounter Books 2013; US$ 14.99
?How could this happen in a country we helped liberate?? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pondered in the aftermath of the September 11, 2012 attacks in Benghazi that left American ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead. The Jihadist Plot: The Untold Story of Al-Qaeda and the Libyan Rebellion shows how it could have happened... more...
- 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 NATOs 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...
- 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...