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- Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 24.27
Im 20. Jahrhundert hat die Menschheit auf allen Ebenen ein Wachstum ohnegleichen erlebt. Doch obwohl die Ressourcen knapp werden und die Ökosysteme unter der Last von über sieben Milliarden Menschen mit immer höheren Ansprüchen ächzen, bauen unsere gesamten Wirtschafts-, Finanz- und Sozialsysteme nach wie vor auf endloses Wachstum. "Wir haben... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 27.74
Mit der fünfbändigen, nach Erdteilen gegliederten Reihe ?Planet Erde? gelingt den Herausgebern erstmals eine Gesamtschau möglicher geoökologischer Probleme an regionalen Beispielen. Die Autoren, allesamt renommierte Geographen, betrachten die Krankheitsbilder der Erde im regionalen Kontext und legen besonderen Wert auf die Konsequenzen des "Global... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Regarded as one of the greatest statesmen and political strategists of the twentieth century, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was also lauded for his strengths as a military thinker. In this gripping volume, Churchill brings together his own first-hand experiences as a soldier and his wide-ranging knowledge of British military history to present... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
As Mubarak's regime nearing its end becomes a strong possibility, many pressures, both foreign and domestic, are coming to bear on Egypt to bring democratic reforms to this struggling country. In The Mubarak Leadership and Future of Democracy in Egypt, Alaa Al-Din Arafat studies this new era and the obstacles that must be overcome. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This books addresses two important dimensions of current concern to Middle Eastern scholars: firstly, the nature of the Egyptian state and society, and the interactive process between them, and secondly, how change leading to development can be initiated. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
This book deals with the relationship between historical scholarship and politics in twentieth century Egypt. It examines the changing roles of the academic historian, the university system, the state and non-academic scholarship and the tension between them in contesting the modern history of Egypt. In a detailed discussion of the literature, the... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
In this pioneering history of transportation and communication in the modern Middle East, On Barak argues that contrary to accepted wisdom technological modernity in Egypt did not drive a sense of time focused on standardization only. Surprisingly, the introduction of the steamer, railway, telegraph, tramway, and telephone in colonial Egypt actually... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 9.29
In 1967, at the age of 23, Elizabeth Laird set off for Addis Ababa to take up her first teaching post. She was introduced to Haile Selassie, made a pilgrimage across the mountains on foot to the ancient city of Lalibela, hitched a ride on an oil tanker across the Danakil Desert, and was arrested for a murder she had not committed. Back in Britain,... more...
- Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 22.95
This book offers a chronicle of, and a revealing look at, the 2011 Egyptian Revolution and its aftermath. The author, an Egyptian-American journalist living in Egypt, detailed the news coverage and man-in-the-street impressions of Mubaraks fall and Mohamed Morsi's struggle to stay in power. At home in the U.S. as well as in Egypt, he uses... more...