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  • In The Shadow of Islamby Isabelle Eberhardt

    Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 11.99

    An extraordinary evocation of the desert and its people by a woman who dressed as a man in order to travel alone and unimpeded throughout North Africa In 1897 Isabelle Eberhardt, at the age of 20, left an already unconventional life in Geneva for the Morroccan frontier. Gripped by spiritual restlessness and the desire to break free from the confinements... more...

  • Mamparaby Toc Walsh

    30 Degrees South Publishers 2014; US$ 15.00

    Toc Walsh was conscripted into intake 138 Depot Rhodesia Regiment on 18 April 1974 and endured a year of what he deemed to be ‘military mayhem’. In July 1976, he was drafted again with the 10th Battalion Rhodesia Regiment to continue his wild ride into the maniacal world of combat. The country was in a state of national emergency and all... more...

  • Unpopular Sovereigntyby Luise White

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00 US$ 25.50

    In 1965 the white minority government of Rhodesia (after 1980 Zimbabwe) issued a unilateral declaration of independence from Britain, rather than negotiate a transition to majority rule. In doing so, Rhodesia became the exception, if not anathema, to the policies and practices of the end of empire. In Unpopular Sovereignty , Luise White shows that... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Algeriaby Phillip C. Naylor

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 157.50

    This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Algeria covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...

  • Algeria in Transitionby Ahmed Aghrout; Redha. M Bougherira

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book, by providing an up-to-date, systematic analytical account on transformations in Algeria, makes a valuable contribution to the literature on this country that has not yet received much attention in the Anglo-American academy. Its distinctive feature is that it entirely focuses on Algeria, thus departing from existing studies dealing with... more...

  • Colonial Memory and Postcolonial Europeby Andrea L. Smith

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    "[I]ntersects with very active areas of research in history and anthropology, and links these domains of inquiry spanning Europe and North Africa in a creative and innovative fashion." -- Douglas Holmes, Binghamton University Maltese settlers in colonial Algeria had never lived in France,... more...

  • Algeriaby Martin Evans

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 16.99

    The first full account for a generation of the war against French colonialism in Algeria, setting out the long-term causes of the war from the French occupation of Algeria in 1830 onwards more...

  • Commander of the Faithfulby John W. Kiser

    Monkfish Book Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99

    A rousing biography and history of world hero Abd el-Kader's resistance to the French colonization of Algeria. more...

  • Erobern und Erinnernby Jan C. Jansen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    "Die Arbeit ist auf unnachgiebige Weise analytisch und zugleich ein Lesevergnügen. Während sie die historische Erinnerungsforschung grundsätzlich voranbringt, setzt sie neue Maßstäbe für eine politische Kulturgeschichte kolonialer Verhältnisse." Jürgen Osterhammel Algerien war Frankreichs wichtigste Kolonie, galt lange sogar als integraler Bestandteil... more...

  • The Front Line Runs through Every Womanby Eleanor O' Gorman

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2011; US$ 18.99

    A Zimbabwe-specific study, focusing on the lives of women in a small locale (Chiweshe) during the anti-colonial insurgency, this book is also a challenge to established and still current modes of thought and research orientations which over-simplify the complex realities women face in the full range of violent conflicts, both past and present. By contextualizing... more...