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  1. Light Car Patrols 1916-19

    Light Car Patrols 1916-19 [Paperback]

    Claud Williams (Author); Russell McGuirk (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781900971157
    Published by : Silphium Press, Society for Libyan Studies
    Captain Claud Williams’ memoir tells, first-hand, what it was like to be a Light Car Patrol commander during the First World War, while Russell McGuirk’s commentary provides the historical background to the formation of the Patrols and follows the... .... Learn More
  2. Complexities and Dangers of Remembering and Forgetting in Rwanda

    Complexities and Dangers of Remembering and Forgetting in Rwanda [Paperback]

    Olivier Nyirubugara (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9789088901102
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Can a society, a culture, a country, be trapped by its own memories? The question is not easy to answer, but it would not be a bad idea to cautiously say: ‘It depends’. This book is about one society – Rwanda – and its culture, traditions, identit... .... Learn More
  3. Snakes, Sands and Silphium

    Snakes, Sands and Silphium: Travels in Classical Libya [Paperback]

    Paul Wright (Author)

    Regular Price: £15.00

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9781900971126
    Published by : Silphium Press, Society for Libyan Studies
    Egypt, Carthage and other African civilisations are well documented but the land and people between them are less well known yet also worthy of consideration. This collection of extracts from classical authors on subjects relating to ancient Libya... .... Learn More
  4. Animism of the Nilotics and Discourses of Islamic Fundamentalism in Sudan

    Animism of the Nilotics and Discourses of Islamic Fundamentalism in Sudan [Paperback]

    Kuel M. Jok (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9789088900549
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of Animism as a religion and a culture of the Nilotic peoples of the Upper River Nile in modern "Southern Sudan". It gives an account of how the animistic ritual performances of the divine chief-pries... .... Learn More
  5. War and Politics in the Desert

    War and Politics in the Desert [Paperback]

    Saul Kelly (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.00

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9781900971096
    Published by : Silphium Press, Society for Libyan Studies
    In recent years there has been a renewed interest in the “War in the Desert”, that epic struggle of the Second World War between Axis (Italian and German) and Allied (principally British Commonwealth) forces for control of North Africa, from 1940 ... .... Learn More
  6. Tripolitania

    Tripolitania [Paperback]

    Philip Kenrick (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781900971089
    Published by : Silphium Press, Society for Libyan Studies
    This is the first in a new series of guides to the archaeology of Libya, from prehistoric times until the invasion of the Bani Hilal in AD 1051. It deals with a region which offers the visitor not only the classical splendours of UNESCO World H... .... Learn More
  7. The Emergence of Libya

    The Emergence of Libya [Paperback]

    John Wright (Author)

    Regular Price: £15.00

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    ISBN: 9781900971065
    Published by : Silphium Press, Society for Libyan Studies
    Forty years ago (September 1969) Moammar Gadafi seized power in Libya in a military coup. To mark this event, John Wright has made this selection from his own shorter writings which examine and explain Libya's complex and troubled past - the histo... .... Learn More
  8. Wheels Across the Desert

    Wheels Across the Desert [Paperback]

    Andrew Goudie (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9781900971072
    Published by : Silphium Press, Society for Libyan Studies
    In between the search for the Poles, the climbing of Everest and the Space Race, the exploration of the Sahara - a huge swathe of terrain, the size of India - by motor car is one of the untold chapters in the story of twentieth-century exploration... .... Learn More
  9. Imperial Boundary Maki

    Imperial Boundary Maki: The Diary of Captain Kelly and the Sudan-Uganda Boundary Commission of 1913 [Hardback]

    G. H. Blake (Author)

    Regular Price: £27.50

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780197261545
    Published by : British Academy
    Captain Kelly's personal account of the Sudan-Uganda Boundary Commission of 1913 provides fresh and important insights into the process of imperial boundary-making. The Commission set out with good intentions but their desire to avoid dividing ... .... Learn More
  10. A State of Intrigue

    A State of Intrigue [Paperback]

    D. C. Conrad (Author)

    Regular Price: £27.50

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780197260883
    Published by : British Academy
    This is the first English translation of a traditional history of the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Bamana kingdom of Segu, which flourished in an area that was once part of the Mali Empire and which far outlasted its neighbors in resistan... .... Learn More

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