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Possidius of Calama: A Study of the North African Episcopate in the Age of Augustine

Erika Hermanowicz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236350
eISBN:
9780191717062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236350.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Possidius, the bishop of Calama, was a life-long friend of St. Augustine's and best known for writing a biography of the bishop of Hippo, the Vita Augustini. This book analyzes both the biography and ... More


The EU and the Mediterranean

Richard Youngs

in The European Union and the Promotion of Democracy: Europe's Mediterranean and Asian Policies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249794
eISBN:
9780191600357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249792.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In charting European Union democracy promotion policy in the Euro–Mediterranean Partnership as it evolved during the 1990s, this chapter finds evidence of a genuinely new approach towards political ... More


The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

W. H. C. Frend

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This work is a development of a thesis written immediately before the Second World War, on ‘The Social and Economic Background of Early Christianity in North Africa down to A.D. 430, with special ... More


The European Union and the Promotion of Democracy: Europe's Mediterranean and Asian Policies

Richard Youngs

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249794
eISBN:
9780191600357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249792.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book assesses European Union (EU) policies aimed at encouraging democratization in East Asia and the North African and Middle Eastern states within the Euro–Mediterranean partnership—these two ... More


Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World

Gregory White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794829
eISBN:
9780199919284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794829.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World works at the intersection of three fields—environmental studies, security studies, and immigration studies. It argues that ... More


Africa in 1500 and Its Christian Past

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The first part of this chapter discusses the characteristics of African society in the early 1500s, at the time when the Portuguese and Ottoman Turks were invading. Societies were typically ... More


The Early Medieval Slave Trade of the Central Sahel: Archaeological and Historical Considerations

Anne Haour

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The trans-Atlantic trade that brought slaves from the African continent to the New World has generated such interest and controversy that it has tended to obscure another significant African slave ... More


The Conversion of AOF and the Problems of Supply and Wartime Organization in West Africa, 1942–1945

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

On the night of November 7–8, 1942, an Anglo-American force of 110,000 troops landed at various points along the coastline of North Africa. The operation encountered several difficulties, but its ... More


The Supreme God and Saturn

Michael Bland Simmons

in Arnobius of Sicca: Religious Conflict and Competition in the Age of Diocletian

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198149132
eISBN:
9780191672415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198149132.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Adversus nationes was written during a period of great religious conflict and competition. Two very powerful forces were simultaneously confronting the Christian Church in North Africa: the Roman ... More


Enclosing Nature in North Africa: National Parks and the Politics of Environmental History

Diana K. Davis

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

As the French conquered North Africa, they fabricated a tale of environmental change that held local North African populations, especially nomads, responsible for ruining what was widely believed in ... More


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