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  1. British Pro-Consuls in Egypt, 1914-1929

    The Challenge of Nationalism

    By C. W. R. Long

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    With World War I and Egypt's colourful politics as background, C.W.R. Long tells the story of four proconsuls (McMahon, Wingate, Allenby and Lloyd), their principal opponent, Sa'ad Zaghul, and the great events of the time: the rise of the Wafd party, the uprising of 1919, the murder of Sir Lee...

    Published August 31st 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Pasha's Bedouin

    Tribes and State in the Egypt of Mehemet Ali, 1805-1848

    By Reuven Aharoni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    Egypt’s history is interwoven with conflicts of Bedouin, governments and peasants, competing over same cultivated lands and of migrations of nomads from the deserts to the Nile Valley. Mehemet Ali’s era represented the initial ending of the traditional tribalism, and the beginning of emergence of a...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Ending Apartheid

    By Jack Spence, David Welsh

    Series: Turning Points

    The release of Nelson Mandela from twenty-seven years imprisonment in 1990 and the free elections which followed four years later were among the most dramatic events of the twentieth century. David Welsh and J. E. Spence here examine the complex forces which lay behind that drama. They chart...

    Published August 11th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Trans-Saharan Slave Trade

    By John Wright

    Series: History and Society in the Islamic World

    This compelling text sheds light on the important but under studied trans-Saharan slave trade. The author uncovers and surveys this, the least-noticed of the slave trades out of Africa, which from the seventh to the twentieth centuries quielty delievered almost as many black Africans into...

    Published July 8th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Scramble for Africa

    3rd Edition

    By M. E. Chamberlain

    Series: Seminar Studies

    In 1870 barely one tenth of Africa was under European control. By 1914 only about one tenth – Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and Liberia – was not. This book offers a clear and concise account of the ‘scramble’ or ‘race’ for Africa, the period of around 20 years during which European powers carved up...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The African Origins of Rhetoric

    By Cecil Blake

    Series: African Studies

    Through a critical analysis of ancient African texts that predate Greco-Roman treatises Cecil Blake revisits the roots of rhetorical theory and challenges what is often advanced as the "darkness metaphor" -- the rhetorical construction of Africa and Africans. Blake offers a thorough examination of...

    Published June 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Castro

    3rd Edition

    By Sebastian Balfour

    Series: Profiles In Power

    The story of Fidel Castro has few parallels in contemporary history. None of the outstanding Third World leaders of the twentieth-century played such a prominent and restless part on the international stage and none survived as head of state for as long. Over almost 50 years, he was one of the most...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Southern Africa

    By Jonathan Farley

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Southern Africa surveys the contemporary history of the whole region encompassing economic, social, political, security, foreign policy, health, environmental and gender issues in one short succinct volume. Positioning the collapse of Portugal’s African Empire in the context of the region’s...

    Published January 31st 2008 by Routledge

  9. History and Civilization: Mini-set C 14 vols

    Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Discussing the history and civilization of Islam from its origins until the late twentieth century, the volumes in this set examine the political and cultural development of Islam as well as Islamic sexuality, philosophy, and medicine....

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  10. The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    This book provides a wide-ranging history of Africa from earliest prehistory to the present day – using the cultural, social, political, and economic lenses of Africa as instruments to illuminate the ordinary lives of Africans. The result is a fresh survey that includes a wealth of indigenous ideas...

    Published March 25th 2007 by Routledge