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Eagles over Gazala

by Michele Palermo

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Ancient Egypt: Its Culture and History

by J. E. Manchip White

Fascinating account of Egypt, predynastic civilization through Ptolemies: social and political structure, daily life, international relations, religion and cult of the dead, arts and crafts, science and medicine,...


Making Cairo Medieval

by Nezar AlSayyad, Irene A. Bierman & Nasser Rabbat

During the nineteenth century, Cairo witnessed one of its most dramatic periods of transformation. Well on its way to becoming a modern and cosmopolitan city, by the end of the century, a 'medieval' Cairo had...


British Military Operations in Egypt and the Sudan: A Selected Bibliography

by Harold E. Raugh Jr.

British Operations in Egypt and the Sudan: A Selected Bibliography enumerates and generally describes and annotates hundreds of contemporary, current, and hard-to-find books, journal articles, government documents,...


Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa: Into the New Millennium

by Sherine Hafez & Susan Slyomovics

This volume combines ethnographic accounts of fieldwork with overviews of recent anthropological literature about the region on topics such as Islam, gender, youth, and new media. It addresses contemporary debates...


Historical Dictionary of Mauritania

by Anthony G. Pazzanita

The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Mauritania_through its chronology, introductory essay, maps, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places,...


The Canary Islands

by Juan Cruz Ruiz

Traditional guidebooks give straightforward advice on what to do and where to go, but in this remarkable cultural history, celebrated journalist and Canary Islands native Juan Cruz Ruiz offers something much...


Overcoming Ptolemy

by Geoffrey C. Gunn

Studies on global metageography are enjoying a revival, and in no way is this better referenced than against the geo-world system bequeathed by Claudius Ptolemy almost two thousand years ago. This is all the...


St. Cyprian of Carthage and the College of Bishops

by Benjamin Safranski

This book assesses episcopal cooperation as envisioned by the third-century bishop Cyprian of Carthage. It outlines and assesses the interactions between local bishops, provincial groups of bishops, and the...


El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa

by Jill Edwards

This new collection of studies presents fresh insights into a war fought over unusually difficult terrain and with exceptional supply demands. From the ongoing Italian geomorphic study of the Alamein arena to...


Dividing the Nile

by David E. Mills

Most scholarship has attributed Sudanese independence in 1956 to British dominance of the Condominium, historical animosity toward Egypt, or the emergence of Sudanese nationalism. Dividing the Nile counters...


Abusir

by Miroslav Verner

At the center of the world-famous pyramid field of the Memphite necropolis there lies a group of pyramids, temples, and tombs named after the nearby village of Abusir. Long overshadowed by the more familiar...


South Sudan Skills Story

by Lawrence M. Tombe

The South Sudan Skills Story is an account about manpower and education development in South Sudan, a narrative that includes efforts exerted in attainment of the much-needed workforce for fuelling the countrys...


Tutankhamun

by 50Minutes

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and legacy of Tutankhamun in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and legacy of...


Religion as Resistance

by Eileen Ryan

When Italian forces landed on the shores of Libya in 1911, many in Italy hailed it as an opportunity to embrace a Catholic national identity through imperial expansion. After decades of acrimony between an intransigent...


A Victorian Holocaust

by Mohammad Gholi Majd

The death by famine of tens of millions of human beings in Asia and Africa during the Victorian era (1837–1901) is “the secret history of the nineteenth century” about which Western history books contain...


The Battle for North Africa

by Glyn Harper

In the early years of World War II, Germany shocked the world with a devastating blitzkrieg, rapidly conquered most of Europe, and pushed into North Africa. As the Allies scrambled to counter the Axis armies,...


Saharan Frontiers: Space and Mobility in Northwest Africa

by James McDougall & Judith Scheele

The Sahara has long been portrayed as a barrier that divides the Mediterranean world from Africa proper and isolates the countries of the Maghrib from their southern and eastern neighbors. Rather than viewing...


Making Morocco

by Jonathan Wyrtzen

How did four and a half decades of European colonial intervention transform Moroccan identity? As elsewhere in North Africa and in the wider developing world, the colonial period in Morocco (1912–1956) established...


Creative State

by Natasha Iskander

At the turn of the twenty-first century, with the amount of money emigrants sent home soaring to new highs, governments around the world began searching for ways to capitalize on emigration for economic growth,...