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Kung Leopolds Vålnad - om girighet, terror och hjältemod i det koloniala Afrika

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POCKET. Ordfront förlag AB, Svenska, 2002-01-01.

I slutet av 1800-talet, när Europas stater styckade upp Afrika mellan sig, lyckades kung Leopold II av Belgien för egen del lägga beslag på det väldiga området runt Kongofloden; med benäget bistånd av den store upptäcksresanden H. M. Stanley. Enor...

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De bortglömda : andra världskriget i Afrika, Asien, Oceanien och Latinamerika

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INBUNDEN. Leopard Förlag, Svenska, 2015-09-15.

Skrämmande, upplysande och tankeväckande skildring som förändrar vårt sätt att se på andra världskrigets historia. Vi vet allt om invasionen i Normandie, slaget vid Stalingrad och koncentrationslägren det som hände i vår del av världen. Men kriget...

De bortglömda : andra världskriget i Afrika, Asien, Oceanien och Latinamerika
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Kongo : en historia

HÄFTAD. Natur & Kultur Allmänlitteratur, Svenska, 2015-05-16.

Kongo - en historia är en storslagen historie- och reportagebok om landet som mer än något annat symboliserar situationen i Afrika. Kongo - en historia ger ett ingående porträtt av ett sargat land, men ökar också vår förståelse för hela kontinente...

Kongo : en historia
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Eurafrika : EU:s koloniala rötter

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INBUNDEN. Leopard Förlag, Svenska, 2015-03-17.

EU:s koloniala rötter. EU presenteras ofta som ett fredsprojekt. Men bakom fasaden döljer sig en helt annan historia. För politiker, opinionsbildare och organisationer som från mellankrigstiden och framåt arbetade för europeisk integration stod Af...

Eurafrika : EU:s koloniala rötter
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Saltets pris : svenska slavar i Nordafrika och handeln i Medelhavet 1650-1770

INBUNDEN. Nordic Academic Press, Svenska, 2014-12-05.

När Jonas Thorsons föräldrar en dag år 1707 får veta att deras son har sålts som slav på en auktion i Alger på den ökända Barbariska kusten i Medelhavet är det ett skakande besked. Men Thorson är inte ensam: under perioden 16501770 tillfångatogs e...

Saltets pris : svenska slavar i Nordafrika och handeln i Medelhavet 1650-1770
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The Wretched of the Earth - Frantz Fannon ; Translated from the French by Richard Philcox ; Introductions by Jean-Paul Sartre and Homi K. Bhabha

HÄFTAD (Paperback / softback). Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press, Engelska, 2005-03-01.

A distinguished psychiatrist from Martinique who took part in the Algerian Nationalist Movement, Frantz Fanon was one of the most important theorists of revolutionary struggle, colonialism, and racial difference in history. Fanon s masterwork is a...

The Wretched of the Earth
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Egypt and the Egyptians

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2007-02-01.

Surveying more than three thousand years of Egyptian civilization, Egypt and the Egyptians offers a comprehensive introduction to this most rich and complex of early societies. From high politics to the concerns of everyday Egyptians, the book exp...

Egypt and the Egyptians
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A History of African Societies to 1870

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 1997-04-01.

This comprehensive and detailed exploration of the African past, from prehistory to approximately 1870, is intended to provide a fully up-to-date complement to the Cambridge History of Africa. Reflecting several emphases in recent scholarship, it ...

A History of African Societies to 1870
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Sahel - A Short History of Mali, Niger and the Lands in Between

INBUNDEN (Hardback). C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, Engelska, 2016-09-30.

The Sahel, where the southern edge of the Sahara meets the land in between it and the savannah, is alternatively ignored and misunderstood. In the 1970s it was synonymous with drought and famine, yet crops and herds flourish along its riverbanks a...

Sahel
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From Deep State to Islamic State - The Arab Counter-Revolution and its Jihadi Legacy

HÄFTAD (Paperback). C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, Engelska, 2015-06-22.

In his disturbing and timely book Jean-Pierre Filiu lays bare the strategies and tactics employed by the Middle Eastern autocracies, above all those of Syria, Egypt, Yemen and Algeria, that set out to crush the democratic uprisings of the 'Arab Re...

From Deep State to Islamic State
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Long Walk To Freedom - The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Time Warner Books, Engelska

Here are the riveting memoirs of one of the great moral and political figures of our time, an international hero whose accomplishments won him the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize -and the elected leadership of his country. Mandela's story is one of the mos...

Long Walk To Freedom
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Ancient Egypt - A Social History

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Camb. UP, Engelska, 1983-09-01.

The rich and extensive floodplain of the River Nile can claim to be the cradle of one of the earliest and most spectacular civilizations of antiquity. Ancient Egypt: A Social History, first published in 1983, presents an innovative perspective on ...

Ancient Egypt
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The Dynamics of Violence in Central Africa

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of Pennsylvania Press, Engelska, 2009-11-19.

Endowed with natural resources, majestic bodies of fresh water, and a relatively mild climate, the Great Lakes region of Central Africa has also been the site of some of the world's bloodiest atrocities. In Rwanda, Burundi, and the Congo-Kinshasa,...

The Dynamics of Violence in Central Africa
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Africa - Eye on Africa - Thirty Years of Africa Images, Selected by Salgado Himself

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INBUNDEN (Hardback). Taschen GmbH, Engelska, 2007-10-01.

Sebastiao Salgado is one the most respected photojournalists working today, his reputation forged by decades of dedication and powerful black and white images of dispossessed and distressed people taken in places where most wouldn't dare to go. Al...

Africa
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A Diplomatic Revolution - Algeria's Fight for Independence and the Origins of the Post-Cold War Era

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2003-11-01.

Based on research spanning three continents and including, for the first time, the rebels' own archives, this study offers a landmark re-evaluation of one of the great anti-colonial struggles as well as a model of the new international history. It...

A Diplomatic Revolution
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Apartheid, 1948-1994

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2014-05-22.

This fresh interpretation of apartheid South Africa integrates histories of resistance with the analysis of power - asking not only why apartheid was defeated, but how it came to survive for so long.

Apartheid, 1948-1994
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Yaya's Story - The Quest for Well-Being in the World

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of Chicago Press, Engelska, 2014-10-17.

Yaya's Story is a book about Yaya Harouna, a Songhay trader originally from Niger who found a path to America. It is also a book about Paul Stoller-its author-an American anthropologist who found his own path to Africa. Separated by ethnicity, lan...

Yaya's Story
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Global Shadows - Africa in the Neoliberal World Order

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Duke University Press, Engelska, 2006-02-01.

Both on the continent and off, "Africa" is spoken of in terms of crisis: as a place of failure and seemingly insurmountable problems, as a moral challenge to the international community. What, though, is really at stake in discussions ab...

Global Shadows
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The NATO Intervention in Libya - Lessons Learned from the Campaign

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Routledge, Engelska, 2015-06-09.

This book explores 'lessons learned' from the military intervention in Libya by examining key aspects of the 2011 NATO campaign. NATO's intervention in Libya had unique features, rendering it unlikely to serve as a model for action in other situat...

The NATO Intervention in Libya
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Dancing in the Glory of Monsters - The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). PublicAffairs,U.S., Engelska, 2012-04-12.

A Best Book of the Year- The Economist & the Wall Street Journal At the heart of Africa is the Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal war in which millions have d...

Dancing in the Glory of Monsters
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Who Killed Hammarskjold? - The UN, the Cold War and White Supremacy in Africa

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, Engelska, 2013-09-30.

One of the outstanding mysteries of the twentieth century, and one with huge political resonance, is the death of Dag Hammarskjold and his UN team in a plane crash in central Africa in 1961. Just minutes after midnight, his aircraft plunged into t...

Who Killed Hammarskjold?
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The Emperor - Downfall of an Autocrat

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Penguin Classics, Engelska, 2006-06-01.

After the deposition of Haile Selassie in 1974, which ended the ancient rule of the Abyssinian monarchy, Ryszard Kapuscinski travelled to Ethiopia and sought out surviving courtiers to tell their stories. Here, their eloquent and ironic voices dep...

The Emperor
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The Modern Middle East - A History

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2015-07-16.

Extensively revised and updated in the wake of the Arab uprisings, the changes that they fostered, and the fault lines that they exposed, the fourth edition of The Modern Middle East: A History explores how the forces associated with global modern...

The Modern Middle East
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Dreams of Trespass - Tales of a Harem Girlhood

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Perseus Books, Engelska, 1995-08-01.

"I was born in a harem in 1940 in Fez, Morocco..." So begins Fatima Mernissi in this exotic and rich narrative of a childhood behind the iron gates of a domestic harem. In Dreams of Trespass, Mernissi weaves her own memories with the dre...

Dreams of Trespass
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An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Egypt

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Thames & Hudson Ltd, Engelska, 1982-02-01.

A compact guide to the gods and symbols of ancient Egypt, their interpretation, their significance and their cults. It answers questions such as why the jackal represents Anubis, the embalmer god, and why the dung beetle represents the sun god Khe...

An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Egypt
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State-Directed Development - Political Power and Industrialization in the Global Periphery

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2004-08-01.

Why have some developing country states been more successful at facilitating industrialization than others? An answer to this question is developed by focusing both on patterns of state construction and intervention aimed at promoting industrializ...

State-Directed Development
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Environmental Justice in South Africa

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Ohio University Press, Engelska, 2002-01-01.

Environmental Justice in South Africa provides a systematic overview of the first ten years of postapartheid environmental politics. Written by leading activists and academics in the field, this edited collection offers the first critical perspect...

Environmental Justice in South Africa
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How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Pambazuka Press, Engelska, 2012-03-29.

Few books have been as influential in understanding African impoverishment as this groundbreaking analysis. Rodney shows the exploitation of the continent committed by the imperial countries of Europe, and subsequently the US, as aided by agents o...

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa
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The Arab Spring - Pathways of Repression and Reform

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2015-02-19.

Several years after the Arab Spring began, democracy remains elusive in the Middle East. While Tunisia has made progress towards democracy, other countries that overthrew their rulers - Egypt, Yemen, and Libya - remain in authoritarianism and inst...

The Arab Spring
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Women in the Middle East and North Africa - Restoring Women to History

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Indiana University Press, Engelska, 1999-06-01.

"These four volumes in this major series...provide a single-source reference to the status of the field of women's history and to ways that the field can be expanded...A basic set for all academic libraries." -Library Journal Academic Ne...

Women in the Middle East and North Africa
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