A provocative rethinking of France s long relationship with the Arab worldTo fully understand both the social and political pressures wracking contemporary Franceand, indeed, all of Europeas well as major events from the Arab Spring in the Middle East to the tensions in Mali, Andrew Hussey believes
An epic history of a doomed civilization and a lost empire The devastating struggle to the death between the Carthaginians and the Romans was one of the defining dramas of the ancient world In an epic series of land and sea battles, both sides came close to victory before the Carthaginians finally
First published in English in 1965, this timeless classic explores the psychological effects of colonialism on colonized and colonizers alike.
After ne er do wells spread rumors about a widowed mother s weak moral character among the people of a slum on the outskirts of Tunis that festers with migrants who have come to the metropolis from the heartland in search of a better life, her twenty year old son takes matters into his own hands and
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the first volume of his monumental trilogy about the liberation of Europe in WW II, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells the riveting story of the war in North Africa The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich
The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New Middle East - Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia
Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia The Arab Spring all started when a young Tunisian fruit seller set himself on fire in protest of a government official confiscating his apples and slapping his face The aftermath of that one personal protest grew to become the Middle East movement
Under the hot desert sun nothing is quite as it seems Howard Ingham, an American writer, is sent to Tunisia to gather material for a movie, a love story too sordid to be set in America But his director fails to arrive as scheduled and the erratic mails bring news of infidelities and suicide.
Two very different cultures collide in this hilarious book about a young sports fanatic named Benny who is forced to leave his home in Ireland and move with his family to Tunisia He wonders how he will survive in such an unfamiliar place Then he teams up with wild and resourceful Omar, and a
The Arab Spring began and ended with Tunisia In a region beset by brutal repression, humanitarian disasters, and civil war, Tunisia s Jasmine Revolution alone gave way to a peaceful transition to a functioning democracy Within four short years, Tunisians passed a progressive constitution, held
Politics and Power in the Maghreb: Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco from Independence to the Arab Spring
The world was stunned when the entrenched regime of Tunisia s Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was overthrown on January 14, 2011 This massive popular revolt shook the foundations of a small country, and its profound ramifications have echoed throughout the wider Arab world Many wondered why they had
Mediterranean Winter: The Pleasures of History and Landscape in Tunisia, Sicily, Dalmatia and the Peloponnese
In Mediterranean Winter, Kaplan, bestselling author of Balkan Ghosts, relives an austere journey he took as a youth thru the off season Mediterranean The awnings are rolled up Other tourists are gone Cold damp weather takes him back to the 1950s earlier a golden, intensely personal age of
Michael Palin s epic voyages have seen him circumnavigate the globe, travel from the North to the South Pole and circle the countries of the Pacific Ocean This was perhaps the greatest challenge yet to cross the vast and merciless Sahara desert.Shrugging aside the perils of camel stew and being
On the night following the terrorist attack that killed thirty eight tourists on the beach at Sousse, a woman sits facing the sea and writes a complicated love letter to her homeland, Tunisia, which she feels she must leave forever She also writes of her personal tragediesthe deaths of her father,