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- Herder Verlag 2012; US$ 10.49
Andrea Vogel begibt sich auf eine außergewöhnliche Reise: Startpunkt Timbuktu, Ziel Marrakesch; dazwischen eine der gefährlichsten Landschaften der Erde. Seine authentischen Beschreibungen und Reflexionen stellen uns vor die Frage, wie wir entdecken können, was wir wirklich wollen, und wie wir unsere Grenzen überwinden, um uns zu finden. Andrea Vogels... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The journal of the Lander brothers provides a narrative of one of the most important missions of exploration in the history of West Africa. The editor's introduction contains much new material on the Landers and their journey drawn from hitherto unpublished sources, while an epilogue describes Richard Lander's last expedition to the Niger in 1832-4... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17
Personnel serving in Egypt in the Great War often complained that the popular impression of the campaigns, still widely held, was that it was a sideshow, with troops enjoying a holiday among the pyramids and the 'fleshpots' of Cairo. Actually they faced appalling heat, abrasive sand, poor rations and water shortages. In the desolation of the Western... more...
- SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99
"What are the benefits and risks for Africa?s participation in the globalisation nexus? Remapping Africa in the Global Space is a visionary and interdisciplinary volume that restores Africa?s image using a multidisciplinary lens. It incorporates disciplines such as sociology, education, global studies, economics, development studies, political science... more...
- University of Georgia Press 1999; US$ 19.95
In Niger, where access to rail and air travel requires overcoming many obstacles, roads are the nation’s lifeline. For a year in the early 1990s, Peter Chilson traveled this desert country by automobile to experience West African road culture. He crisscrossed the same roads again and again with bush taxi driver Issoufou Garba in order to learn... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2011; US$ 16.99
Africa is forever on our TV screens, but the bad-news stories (famine, genocide, corruption) massively outweigh the good (South Africa). Ever since the process of decolonialisation began in the mid-1950s, and arguably before, the continent has appeared to be stuck in a process of irreversible decline. Constant war, improper use of natural resources... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
First published in 1969. Divided into two parts, the first sections in the book examine the significance of the tribal factor in certain general contexts and discuss some of the particular backgrounds to contemporary transition in East Africa. There are essays on politics, economic development, language, law and education, together with a comparative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Rene Caillie was the first European who penetrated to Timbuctoo and returned to communicate the information he had collected. This account was first published in 1830, and records observations of a journey of 4500 miles, of which 3000 were hitherto unknown to Europeans. more...