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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Libya: From Colony to Revolution by Ronald Bruce St John
    Libya: From Colony to Revolution - by Ronald Bruce St John

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786072405 | ISBN 10: 1786072408

    Fully updated: the new edition of this compelling history begins in ancient times, takes us through the Qaddafi era, the Arab Spring and features a new chapter on post-Qaddafi Libya.   Since Qaddafi's ousting in 2011, Libya has been beset by i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar
    The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between - by Hisham Matar

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241966280 | ISBN 10: 0241966280

    The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale. It is an exquisite meditation on how history and politics can bear down on an individual life. And yet Hisham Matar's memoir isn't just about the burden of the past, but the consolatio ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Toss of a Coin: Voices from a Modern Crisis by Rory O
    The Toss of a Coin: Voices from a Modern Crisis - by Rory O'Keeffe

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993272905 | ISBN 10: 0993272908

    Ghaddafi's Libya was home to a huge number of refugees. People who had escaped war, terror, repression, starvation and disease in their homelands flocked to the state to set up home (as Ghaddafi had invited them to do) or to use Libya as a stopping p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gaddafi
    Gaddafi's Harem: The Story of a Young Woman and the Abuses of Power in Libya - by Annick Cojean

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781611855678 | ISBN 10: 1611855675

    Soraya was just fifteen when she was given the honor of presenting a bouquet of flowers to Colonel Gaddafi, “the Guide,” on his visit to her school. She carried out her task with grace, but the next day three women from the “Department of Protocol” c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sandstorm: Libya from Gaddafi to Revolution by Lindsey Hilsum
    Sandstorm: Libya from Gaddafi to Revolution - by Lindsey Hilsum

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571288069 | ISBN 10: 0571288065

    Sandstorm is the best kind of reportage: humane, historically-informed and full of details that only a writer close to the action could have noticed. The overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi has been one of the twenty-first century's defining moments: the Ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book A New Generation Draws the Line: "Humanitarian" Intervention and the Standards of the West by Noam Chomsky
    A New Generation Draws the Line: "Humanitarian" Intervention and the Standards of the West - by Noam Chomsky

    £18.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745332345 | ISBN 10: 074533234x

    How do we understand the ethics of humanitarian intervention in today’s world? After Western intervention in Libya's civil war this new edition of A New Generation Draws the Line provides timely answers.   In a new chapter on recent inter ... more

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  • Cover image of book Karama! Journeys Through the Arab Spring by Johnny West
    Karama! Journeys Through the Arab Spring - by Johnny West

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780857389947 | ISBN 10: 0857389947

    Johnny West has lived in this area for the past decade and speaks fluent Arabic, and so has the skills and ability to talk to everyone from security guards to revolutionaries, from families of protestors, some of whom have been killed, to oil workers ... more

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