The King of Drinks

Schnapps Gin from Modernity to Tradition

Dmitri van den Bersselaar

Status: 
€73,00
$97.00
ISBN13: 
9789004160910
E-ISBN: 
9789047430599
Publication Date: 
October 2007
Format: 
Paperback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 284 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
1568-1203
Volume: 
18

Hannah Whittaker, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK

In Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Kenya, Hannah Whittaker offers an in-depth analysis of the Somali secessionist war in northern Kenya, 1963-68.
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004282674
Expected: 
November 2014

Lindsay Frederick Braun, University of Oregon

In Colonial Survey and Native Landscapes in Rural South Africa, 1850 - 1913, Lindsay Frederick Braun explores the technical processes and struggles surrounding the creation and maintenance of boundaries and spaces in South Africa in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004272330
Expected: 
November 2014

Abbas H. Gnamo, University of Toronto

This work examines the Ethiopian imperial conquest and Oromo military resistance and the consequent feudal political economy and administration, centre periphery relations, the origins of identity based conflicts and continuity and change in Oromo’s socio-political institutions.
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004258136
Publication date: 
January 2014
Land is the nexus of Malagasy livelihood and socio-cultural relations. Simultaneously, the Malagasy government and international stakeholders value land for its biodiversity, minerals and agricultural potential. This book provides vital background to the contest for land in Madagascar.
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004256224
Publication date: 
July 2013

Gufu Oba, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

In Nomads in the Shadows of Empires, Gufu Oba offers accounts of the outcomes of imperial state contests over trans-frontier treaty, nomads grazing and watering movements, banditry, ethnic conflicts and wars that created lasting legacies along the southern Ethiopian-northern Kenyan frontier.
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004244399
Publication date: 
July 2013
This is the first book that investigates political banishment in South Africa as well as with a global, historical and comparative focus. It advances understanding of banishment as an old and common practice.
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004246331
Publication date: 
January 2013

Eric Morier-Genoud (editor), Queen's University Belfast

This book brings together new research on nations and nationalism in Angola, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique. It provides original case studies as well as a theoretical discussion on the subject.
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004222618
Publication date: 
April 2012

Kjetil Tronvoll and Tobias Hagmann (editors)

Drawing on nine case studies, this book offers a comparative ethnography of the contested powers that shape democratization in Ethiopia. Focusing on the competitive 2005 elections, the authors analyze how customary leaders, political parties and state officials confronted each other during...
Series: 
Volume: 
27
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004218437
Publication date: 
December 2011

Marleen Renders

Can ‘traditional’ leaders and institutions help to build more legitimate, accountable and effective governments in polities or ‘states’ under (re)construction? This book investigates the fascinating case of “Somaliland”, the 20-year old non-recognized state...
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004218482
Publication date: 
January 2012

Lovise Aalen

Ethiopia’s unique system of ethnic-based federalism claims to minimise conflict by organising political power along ethnic lines. This empirical study shows that the system eases conflict at some levels but also sharpens inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic divides on the ground.
Series: 
Volume: 
25
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004207295
Publication date: 
June 2011

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