Bushmen Soldiers: The History of 31, 201 & 203 Battalions During the Border War 1974-90

The Bushman soldiers were the most outstanding all-round fighters of the Border War. As the first of the indigenous population to take up arms on South Africa‘s behalf, they were among the last to lay them down. The border’s oldest and most bush-wise people, they became feared as relentless trackers and dedicated soldiers.

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Children of the Magi: A Sacred History of the Kurds and the Persians

Few societies on earth are as privileged as the Kurds and Persians. Unlike other geographic regions, the people living in Mesopotamia, the Zagros mountains, and Persia have witnessed some of the key historical events affecting all humanity which were recorded in the sacred writings of the Jews. These include the dispersion of Noah’s grandchildren, the [...]

Native Americans (Hands-On History)

Find out what the ancient Chinese liked for their dinner, how the Aztecs used to write and what the Romans used to wear in this innovative series.

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Tundra Passages : Gender and History in the Russian Far East

Koriak have been described as a nomadic people, migrating with the reindeer through rugged terrain. Their autonomy and mobility are salient cultural features that ethnographers and state administrators have found equally fascinating and menacing.

Tundra Passages describes how this indigenous people in the Russian Far East have experienced, interpreted, and struggled with [...]

The Tuareg or Kel Tamasheq: The People Who Speak Tamasheq and a History of the Sahara

Living in one of the most inhospitable and pitiless environments on earth, the Tuareg have been the guardians of the Sahara for more than a millennium, continuing a nomadic pastoralist lifestyle that has been traditional among their fellow Berbers for countless generations. Moving constantly across national borders they can be found in the present-day [...]

The Kurds A Modern History

The approximately 30 million or more Kurds famously constitute the largest nation in the world without its own independent state. The desire of many Kurds for independence, or at least cultural and even political autonomy, has led to an almost continuous series of Kurdish revolts. The resulting situation constitutes the Kurdish problem or question. Calling [...]

Nomadic Narratives: A History of Mobility and Identity in the Great Indian Desert

The Thar Desert, which is today divided by an international boundary, has historically been a frontier region connecting Punjab, Multan, Sindh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. This book looks at the Desert as an historical region shaped through the mobility of its inhabitants – warriors, pastoralists, traders, ascetics and bards, often in overlapping capacities. It challenges the [...]

The Kurds A Modern History

The approximately 30 million or more Kurds famously constitute the largest nation in the world without its own independent state. The desire of many Kurds for independence, or at least cultural and even political autonomy, has led to an almost continuous series of Kurdish revolts. The resulting situation constitutes the Kurdish problem or question. Calling [...]

Nomadic Narratives: A History of Mobility and Identity in the Great Indian Desert

The Thar Desert, which is today divided by an international boundary, has historically been a frontier region connecting Punjab, Multan, Sindh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. This book looks at the Desert as an historical region shaped through the mobility of its inhabitants – warriors, pastoralists, traders, ascetics and bards, often in overlapping capacities. It challenges the [...]

The Kurds A Modern History

The approximately 30 million or more Kurds famously constitute the largest nation in the world without its own independent state. The desire of many Kurds for independence, or at least cultural and even political autonomy, has led to an almost continuous series of Kurdish revolts. The resulting situation constitutes the Kurdish problem or question. Calling [...]