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The Oblivion Seekers: And Other Writings
The Oblivion Seekers: And Other Writings
by Isabelle Eberhardt
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Stories and journal notes by an extraordinary young woman—adventurer and traveler, Arabic scholar, Sufi mystic and adept of the Djillala cult. Isabelle Eberhardt (1877-1904) was an explorer who lived and traveled extensively throughout North... (read more)

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Sahara: A Natural History
Sahara: A Natural History
by Marq De Villiers
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In the parched and seemingly lifeless heart of the Sahara desert, earthworms find enough moisture to survive. Four major mountain ranges interrupt the flow of dunes and gravel plains, and at certain times waterfalls cascade from their peaks. Even the... (read more)

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Sahara : the Extraordinary History of the World's Largest Desert (02 Edition)
Sahara : the Extraordinary History of the World's Largest Desert (02 Edition)
by Marg De Villiers
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In the parched and seemingly lifeless heart of the Sahara desert, earthworms find enough moisture to survive. Four major mountain ranges interrupt the flow of dunes and gravel plains, and at certain times waterfalls cascade from their peaks. Even the... (read more)

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Trickster Travels the Search for Leo Africanus
Trickster Travels the Search for Leo Africanus
by Natalie Zemon Davis
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A] fascinating tale of a man forced . . . to live between incompatible worlds. Highly recommended. --Library Journal Al-Hasan al-Wazzan--born in Granada to a Muslim family that in 1492 went to Morocco--became famous as the great Renaissance writer Leo... (read more)

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The Arab Revolt and the Imperialist Counterattack
The Arab Revolt and the Imperialist Counterattack
by James Petras
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The popular uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia have overthrown the public face of the imperial-backed dictatorships in the region, and inspired supporters of popular democracy worldwide.As the Arab revolt spreads from North Africa to the Gulf and deepens its... (read more)

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Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds
Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds
by Natalie Zemon Davis
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"[A] fascinating tale of a man forced . . . to live between incompatible worlds. Highly recommended." --Library Journal Al-Hasan al-Wazzan--born in Granada to a Muslim family that in 1492 went to Morocco--became famous as the great Renaissance... (read more)

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Death in the Sahara: The Lords of the Desert and the Timbuktu Railway Expedition Massacre
Death in the Sahara: The Lords of the Desert and the Timbuktu Railway Expedition Massacre
by Michael Asher
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Desert explorer Michael Asher investigates the most disastrous exploration mission in the history of the Sahara. In 1880, the French government ordered a surveying expedition for a railway that would bring the fabulous wealth of Timbuktu, in French... (read more)

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Death in the Sahara: The Lords of the Desert and the Timbuktu Railway Expedition Massacre
Death in the Sahara: The Lords of the Desert and the Timbuktu Railway Expedition Massacre
by Michael Asher
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Under-armed in hostile territory, and foolishly employing the enemy as guides, the one hundred explorers were ambushed and stranded without camels or supplies in the deserts of southern Algeria. Many were killed outright, and for four months the... (read more)

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Development & Disenchantment in Rural Tunisia: The Bourguiba Years
Development & Disenchantment in Rural Tunisia: The Bourguiba Years
by Mira Fromer Zussman
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An ethnographic study of Medjerda, an agricultural community in northern Tunisia, focusing on the failure of land reform and economic planning in the postcolonial period. Emphasizes the peasants' interpretations of the government schemes, and how... (read more)

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Human Rights & Reform Changing the Face
Human Rights & Reform Changing the Face
by Susan Eileen Waltz
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Independence from colonial rule did not usher in the halcyon days many North Africans had hoped for, as the new governments in Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria soon came to rely on repression to reinforce and maintain power. In response to widespread human... (read more)

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Isabelle the Life of Isabelle Eberhardt
Isabelle the Life of Isabelle Eberhardt
by Annette Kobak
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A History of Modern Tunisia
A History of Modern Tunisia
by Kenneth Perkins
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Desert Frontier (95 Edition)
Desert Frontier (95 Edition)
by James L. Webb
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-213) and index.... (read more)

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Amyntas
Amyntas
by Andre Gide
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Mopsus -- Wayside pages -- Biskra to Touggourt -- travel foregone.... (read more)

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Desert Dies
Desert Dies
by Michael Asher
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War on the Nile: Britain, Egypt & the Sudan, 1882-1898
War on the Nile: Britain, Egypt & the Sudan, 1882-1898
by Michael Barthorp
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Quest Beyond the Sahara
Quest Beyond the Sahara
by Harry Williams
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The fearful void.
The fearful void.
by Geoffrey Moorhouse
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Mysterious Sahara
Mysterious Sahara
by Byron Khu De Prorok
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Islamic Movement in North Africa
Islamic Movement in North Africa
by Francois Burgat
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