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First Footsteps in East Africa; Or, an Exploration of Harar
First Footsteps in East Africa; Or, an Exploration of Harar
by Richard F Burton
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One of the great adventure classics. Victorian scholar-adventurers firsthand epic account of daring 1854 expedition to forbidden East African capital city. A treasury of detailed information on Muslim beliefs, manners and morals; plus pleasures and... (read more)

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Possessed and the Dispossessed: Spirits, Identity and Power in a Madagascar Migrant Town
Possessed and the Dispossessed: Spirits, Identity and Power in a Madagascar Migrant Town
by Lesley Alexandra Sharp
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This finely drawn portrait of a complex, polycultural urban community in Madagascar emphasizes the role of spirit medium healers, a group heretofore seen as having little power. These women, Leslie Sharp argues, are far from powerless among the peasants... (read more)

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Surrender or Starve: Travels in Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, and Eritrea
Surrender or Starve: Travels in Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, and Eritrea
by Robert D Kaplan
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Robert D. Kaplan is one of our leading international journalists, someone who can explain the most complicated and volatile regions and show why theyre relevant to our world. In Surrender or Starve, Kaplan illuminates the fault lines in the Horn of... (read more)

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This Our Exile: A Spiritual Journey with the Refugees of East Africa
This Our Exile: A Spiritual Journey with the Refugees of East Africa
by James Martin
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This Our Exile recounts incredible stories of refugees who migrated to Nairobi from Rwanda, Somalia, Uganda, Sudan, Mozambique, and Ethiopia, blending their individual lives with reports on the political and social turmoil they fled. Martin takes us to... (read more)

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Too Close to the Sun: The Audacious Life and Times of Denys Finch Hatton
Too Close to the Sun: The Audacious Life and Times of Denys Finch Hatton
by Sara Wheeler
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“What is it about these untamable men that makes them so alluring? . . . In Finch Hatton, [Sara] Wheeler has found the archetypal wanderer forced to straddle multiple worlds. He embodies the contradictions of the early modern age and, in some ways... (read more)

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One Hundred and Four Horses: A Memoir of Farm and Family, Africa and Exile
One Hundred and Four Horses: A Memoir of Farm and Family, Africa and Exile
by Amanda Retzlaff
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There is little in this world that a family cannot endure, if endure they must. For we all have it within us to lose everything, absolutely everything, and still find strength in the most simple, beautiful things. Pat and Mandy Retzlaff lived a hard but... (read more)

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I Didn't Do It for You: How the World Betrayed a Small African Nation (P.S.)
I Didn't Do It for You: How the World Betrayed a Small African Nation (P.S.)
by Michela Wrong
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Scarred by decades of conflict and occupation, the craggy African nation of Eritrea has weathered the world's longest-running guerrilla war. The dogged determination that secured victory against Ethiopia, its giant neighbor, is woven into the national... (read more)

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Ecology Control and Economic Development in East African History (Eastern African Studies)
Ecology Control and Economic Development in East African History (Eastern African Studies)
by Helge Kjekshus
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This pioneering book was one of the first to place the history of East Africa within the context of the environment. It has been used continuously for student teaching. It is now reissued with an introduction placing it within the debate that has... (read more)

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Language of the Land
Language of the Land
by James Stephenson
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At the age of twenty-two, James Stephenson arranged to spend a year living among the Hadzabe, the last hunters and gatherers still living a traditional life in Africa. He wanted to live their life, hunting what they hunted, eating what they ate... (read more)

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The Shadow of Kilimanjaro: On Foot Across East Africa
The Shadow of Kilimanjaro: On Foot Across East Africa
by Rick Ridgeway
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In one of the most acclaimed travel and adventure books of the past year, Rick Ridgeway chronicles his trek from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to the Indian Ocean, through Kenya's famed Tsavo Park. His tale is, according to The Boston Globe, "a... (read more)

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Zara's Tales: Perilous Escapades in Equatorial Africa
Zara's Tales: Perilous Escapades in Equatorial Africa
by Peter H Beard
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From adventurer, explorer, photographer, writer, pied piper Peter Beard—eleven irresistible tales, told to his daughter in his tented encampment at Hog Ranch, Kenya, about life, about living, about Africa. He writes of the East African hills he... (read more)

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Freedom by a hair's breadth :Tsimihety in Madagascar
Freedom by a hair's breadth :Tsimihety in Madagascar
by Peter J Wilson
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How a group of people in Madagascar resisted oppression and maintained their political and cultural freedom... (read more)

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Journey to the Source of the Nile
Journey to the Source of the Nile
by Christophe Ondaatje
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One hundred and forty years after Speke's visionary prediction that Lake Victoria would prove to be the source of the Nile, I had come to Africa to see for myself. I arrived laden with a great store of knowledge about the Nile - all the lore and learning... (read more)

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British and German East Africa: Their Economic and Commercial Relations
British and German East Africa: Their Economic and Commercial Relations
by Heinrich Brode
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Journey to the source of the Nile
Journey to the source of the Nile
by Christophe Ondaatje
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Journey To the Source of the Nile
Journey To the Source of the Nile
by Chris Ondaatje
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East Africa
East Africa
by Richard Burton
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Prehistory of East Africa
Prehistory of East Africa
by Sonja Cole
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Zamani a Survey of East African History
Zamani a Survey of East African History
by B A Ogot
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Poverty in Mozambique Discourse Analysis & Monitoring
Poverty in Mozambique Discourse Analysis & Monitoring
by Jan Isaksen
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