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- The Floating Press 1920; US$ 5.99
American novelist and designer Edith Wharton traveled to Morocco after the end of World War I. Morocco is her account of her time there as the guest of General Hubert Lyautey. Her account praises Lyautey and his wife and also the French administration of the country. more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 60.00
Building on the foundational work of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, the essays contained in Living the End of Empire offer a more nuanced and complex picture of the late-colonial period in Zambia than has hitherto been presented in nationalist histories. more...
- Hoover Institution Press 1967; US$ 19.95
Since its publication in 1967, Burden of Empire has been widely praised and criticized for its controversial approach to the problem of colonialism in Africa. The authors have challenged the new "orthodoxy" about Africa?the belief that little but evil and exploitation has resulted from the era of European colonialism. more...
- Gadsden Publishers 2014; US$ 34.20
The birth of a new nation is an exciting time. Mick Bond spent the years 1962-73 as a District Officer and a District Commissioner, actively participating in the demise of the colonial regime and then as a civil servant in independent Zambia. This detailed account of his life and work includes the daily routine of a colonial officer, his personal experiences... more...
- Springer Vienna 2007; US$ 29.95
Keiner, der in die Wüste geht, ist der Gleiche, wenn er wiederkommt. Die Wüste spiegelt jene Fragen, die uns bewegen. Überwiegend zu Fuß, mit Zeichenstift und Tagebuch, ist der Autor von "gitterloser Käfig", "kreatives Netzwerk" und "Nerventurm" in die Wüste vorgedrungen. Vor der Kulisse dreier Expeditionen in Marokko, Ägypten und Niger entwickeln... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
Written by a member of the last generation of British Colonial Service Officers in Africa, the book seeks to place both colonial rulers and their African successors in the context of history and the circumstances of their time, viewing their achievements and failures critically but not unsympathetically and comparing colonial society with that of... more...
- Jacana Media 2012; US$ 25.99
"If you picked up this book in the expectation of revelling in the true confessions of a disaffected spy-master – put it back. If you opened this book in the hope of enjoying the confidences of a disillusioned cadre of the South African liberation movement –close it, put it down. If you bought this book in anticipation of a grandparents-to-grave... more...
- Greystone Books 2013; US$ 18.95
The dramatic and hilarious story of sores and survival on a human-powered journey across the ocean. It was to be an expedition like no other—a run across the Atlantic from Morocco to Barbados aboard an experimental rowboat. There would be no support vessel, no stored water, no sails, no motor. The boat's crew of sixteen included several veterans... more...