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Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad

Marnia Lazreg - History - 2016 - 368 pages
Torture and the Twilight of Empire looks at the intimate relationship between torture and colonial domination through a close examination of the French army's coercive tactics ...
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Making the Transition Work for Women in Europe and Central Asia, Parts 63-411

Marnia Lazreg - Social Science - 2000 - 113 pages
Women in the Europe and Central Asia region complain about loss of employment, sexual harassment, violence, poor enforcement of the law, poor political representation, and poor ...
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The Eloquence of Silence: Algerian Women in Question

Marnia Lazreg - History - 1994 - 270 pages
The Eloquence of Silence makes a critical departure from more traditional studies of Algerian women--which usually examine female roles in relation to Islam--and instead takes ...
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Questioning the Veil: Open Letters to Muslim Women

Marnia Lazreg - Social Science - 2009 - 168 pages
Across much of the world today, Muslim women of all ages are increasingly choosing to wear the veil. Is this trend a sign of rising piety or a way of asserting Muslim pride ...
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Foucault's Orient: The Conundrum of Cultural Difference, From Tunisia to Japan

Marnia Lazreg - Social Science - 2017 - 292 pages
Foucault lived in Tunisia for two years and travelled to Japan and Iran more than once. Yet throughout his critical scholarship, he insisted that the cultures of the "Orient ...
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Collective Memory: France and the Algerian War (1954-1962)

Jo McCormack - History - 2007 - 221 pages
Collective Memory examines contemporary transmission of memories in France of the Algerian war of independence (1954–62). The work emphasizes the lack of transmission of ...
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The River War

Sir Winston Churchill - History - 2007 - 244 pages
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The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic

Robert L. O'Connell - History - 2011 - 310 pages
A dramatic account of the violent ancient battle traces the massive defeat of the huge but inexperienced Roman army by Hannibal's forces, interpreting the larger course of the ...
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