Who Are The Berbers Of North Africa
by Super User, 6 months ago
Fuelled by couscous these famous merchant nomads once linked the Mediterranean World with Sub-Saharan Africa. Fought against Roman, Arab, and French empires and now battle for recognition in their own countries. They call themselves Amazigh; we know them as the Berbers of North Africa.
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Hsain Ilahiane, Historical Dictionary of the Berbers (Imazighen)(2006) (https://amzn.to/2KpfGtI) - This book is very expensive.
David Levinson - Encyclopedia of World Cultures (https://amzn.to/2YoXPgA) - Interesting if slightly outdated
The Berber Identity Movement and the Challenge to North African States (https://amzn.to/2yBEN7q) - This is a great general overview of Berber history and modern issues
We Are Imazighen The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture Fazia Aïtel (https://amzn.to/2Yksk7f)
Imperialism, Colonial Identity, and Race in Algeria, 1830-1870: The Role of the French Medical Corps (https://www.jstor.org/stable/237655?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents) - This is behind a paywall :( Sorry
Carol R. Ember - Encyclopedia of World Cultures-Gale Group_Thomson Learning (2002)
Steven L. Danver - Native Peoples of the World_ An Encyclopedia of Groups, Cultures and Contemporary Issues-Routledge (2012) (https://amzn.to/319e1iO)
Cynthia Becker - Amazigh Arts in Morocco_ Women Shaping Berber Identity (https://amzn.to/2YCf2hD) - This was a great read and I struggled with having to cut a lot of the script that was based on this book due to time constraints
Decolonizing Indigenous Education_ An Amazigh_Berber Ethnographic Journey (https://amzn.to/2M14CWX) - Interesting book but I didn't end up using a lot of it's information in the script as most of it was covered in the others books I had read before it.
Hometown Transnationalism_ Long Distance Villageness among Indian Punjabis and North African Berbers (https://amzn.to/2KgBXtG)
The Berbers_ Their Social and Political Organisation (https://amzn.to/2ZAa0DW)
Jane E. Goodman - Berber Culture On The World Stage_ From Village To Video (2005) (https://amzn.to/2YhIZs2) - Great for things like gender, identity, and background on the Berber spring
David Crawford - Moroccan Households in the World Economy_ Labor and Inequality in a Berber Village (https://amzn.to/2YFqnNZ)
Katherine E. Hoffman - We Share Walls_ Language, Land, and Gender in Berber Morocco (https://amzn.to/2YrKIeI)
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