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  1. Cultivating Their Own

    Cultivating Their Own: Agriculture in Western Kenya during the "Development" Era [Hardback]

    Muey C. Saeteurn(Author)


    ISBN: 9781580469791
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 90
    After more than fifty years of development, why have interventions and aid failed to yield greater poverty alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa? Why did the agricultural development projects that were transpiring in places like Kenya during the "... .... Learn More
  2. A State of Intrigue

    A State of Intrigue [Paperback]

    D. C. Conrad(Author)

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    ISBN: 9780197260883
    Published by : British Academy
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  3. Light Car Patrols 1916-19

    Light Car Patrols 1916-19: War and Exploration in Egypt and Libya with the Model T Ford [Paperback]

    Claud Williams(Author); Russell McGuirk(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781900971157
    Published by : Silphium Press
    Captain Claud Williams’ memoir tells, first-hand, what it was like to be a Light Car Patrol commander during the First World War, while Russell McGuirk’s commentary provides the historical background to the formation o... .... Learn More
  4. Complexities and Dangers of Remembering and Forgetting in Rwanda

    Complexities and Dangers of Remembering and Forgetting in Rwanda [Paperback]

    Olivier Nyirubugara(Author)


    ISBN: 9789088901102
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Can a society, a culture, a country, be trapped by its own memories? The question is not easy to answer, but it would not be a bad idea to cautiously say: ‘It depends’. This book is about one society – Rwanda &nd... .... Learn More
  5. Snakes, Sands and Silphium

    Snakes, Sands and Silphium: Travels in Classical Libya [Paperback]

    Paul Wright(Author)


    ISBN: 9781900971126
    Published by : Silphium Press
    Egypt, Carthage and other African civilisations are well documented but the land and people between them are less well known yet also worthy of consideration. This collection of extracts from classical authors on subjects relating... .... Learn More
  6. Animism of the Nilotics and Discourses of Islamic Fundamentalism in Sudan

    Animism of the Nilotics and Discourses of Islamic Fundamentalism in Sudan [Paperback]

    Kuel M. Jok(Author)


    ISBN: 9789088900549
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of Animism as a religion and a culture of the Nilotic peoples of the Upper River Nile in modern "Southern Sudan". It gives an account of how the animistic ritual performances o... .... Learn More
  7. War and Politics in the Desert

    War and Politics in the Desert: Britain and Libya during the Second World War [Paperback]

    Saul Kelly(Author)


    ISBN: 9781900971096
    Published by : Silphium Press
    In recent years there has been a renewed interest in the “War in the Desert”, that epic struggle of the Second World War between Axis (Italian and German) and Allied (principally British Commonwealth) forces for contro... .... Learn More
  8. Tripolitania

    Tripolitania [Paperback]

    Philip Kenrick(Author)


    ISBN: 9781900971089
    Published by : Silphium Press
    Series: Libya Archaeological Guides
    This is the first in a new series of guides to the archaeology of Libya, from prehistoric times until the invasion of the Bani Hilal in AD 1051. It deals with a region which offers the visitor not only the classical splendours of ... .... Learn More
  9. The Emergence of Libya

    The Emergence of Libya [Paperback]

    John Wright(Author)


    ISBN: 9781900971065
    Published by : Silphium Press
    Forty years ago (September 1969) Moammar Gadafi seized power in Libya in a military coup. To mark this event, John Wright has made this selection from his own shorter writings which examine and explain Libya's complex and troubled... .... Learn More
  10. Wheels Across the Desert

    Wheels Across the Desert: Exploration of the Libyan Desert by Motorcar 1916–1942 [Paperback]

    Andrew Goudie(Author)


    ISBN: 9781900971072
    Published by : Silphium Press
    In between the search for the Poles, the climbing of Everest and the Space Race, the exploration of the Sahara - a huge swathe of terrain, the size of India - by motor car is one of the untold chapters in the story of twentieth-ce... .... Learn More

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