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  • Two Arabs, a Berber, and a Jewby Lawrence Rosen

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 27.50

    In this remarkable work by seasoned scholar Lawrence Rosen, we follow the fascinating intellectual developments of four ordinary Moroccans over the span of forty years. Walking and talking with Haj Hamed Britel, Yaghnik Driss, Hussein Qadir, and Shimon Benizri—in a country that, in a little over a century, has gone from an underdeveloped colonial... more...

  • The Ethnographic Stateby III Edmund Burke

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Alone among Muslim countries, Morocco is known for its own national form of Islam, "Moroccan Islam." However, this pathbreaking study reveals that Moroccan Islam was actually invented in the early twentieth century by French ethnographers and colonial officers who were influenced by British colonial practices in India. Between 1900 and 1920, these... more...

  • Der Erste Weltkriegby Lutz Unterseher

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 12.61

    Bis in den Krieg hinein waren die Machteliten Europas Getriebene: motiviert durch chauvinistische Ansprüche, Angriffsgeist und Hoffnungen auf raschen Sieg. Wohl sind in dieser Studie die ins Desaster führenden Tendenzen klar bezeichnet, doch wird darauf verzichtet, aus der Ursachenforschung einen Gerichtsprozess zu machen. So steht denn das traumatisierende... more...

  • The Anglo-African Commonwealthby Ali A. Mazrui; Kenneth Bradley; D. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Anglo-African Commonwealth: Political Friction and Cultural Fusion deals with political friction and cultural fusion in the Anglo-African Commonwealth. Topics covered range from the history and politics of the Anglo-African Commonwealth as well as culture and thought, with emphasis on the Rhodesian problem and the Kenyan precedent, as well as the... more...

  • Morocco Under Colonial Ruleby Robin Bidwell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 144.24

    This evaluation of the work of a colonial administration uses an analysis of the policies employed in the fields of education, administration, justice and agriculture. It shows how a largely archaic and isolated country transformed itself and its relationship with the western world. more...

  • French Military Rule in Moroccoby Moshe Gershovich

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.88

    This analysis of French colonial ideology and interest in Morocco delineates the manner in which the agents of the protectorate regime sought to conquer the country and control its indigenous inhabitants. Numerous comparative perspectives are offered, placing the French policy towards Morocco in a wider context, making this study relevant to not only... more...

  • Into Africaby C. Brad Faught

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    In the long history of the British Empire there are few stories as singular as that of Margery Perham. From the moment she first set foot on African soil in 1921, to her death over sixty years later, Perham was focused on the ways and means of Britain’s administration of its African domains. She acquired an unrivalled expertise in all aspects of this... more...

  • Moroccan Monarchy and the Islamist Challengeby Mohamed Daadaoui

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book examines the factors behind the survival and persistence of monarchical authoritarianism in Morocco and argues that state rituals of power affect the opposition forces ability to challenge the monarchy. more...

  • The United States and the End of British Colonial Rule in Africa, 1941-1968by James P. Hubbard

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00

    At the end of World War II, Britain possessed a vast African empire encompassing nearly 2.7 million square miles, about 10 times larger than Britain itself. But by 1965, only three small African territories remained under British control, all of which would become independent before the end of 1968. This book examines the swift demise of Britain's... more...

  • Britain in Africaby Tom Porteous

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 23.95

    Why has Africa become such an important priority for Britain's foreign policy under New Labour? What interests and values is the UK seeking to uphold by intervening? Why has aid to Africa more than tripled over the past decade? How has the UK's involvement in the War on Terror affected its efforts there?In Britain in Africa Tom Porteous seeks to answer... more...