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  • Poetry and Thinking of the Chagga

  • Contributions to East African Ethnology
  • Bruno Gutmann (1876-1966) was a German Lutheran missionary. In 1902 he went to Chaggaland on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Deutsch-Ostafrika (now Tanzania) and stayed with brief interruptions for 36 years. Owing to his intensive involvement with a single tribe in East Africa, stated Ernst Jaschke, his successor, he was able to understand and ......

  • ISBN-13: 9781909930445 (Hardback)
  • Publisher: SIGNAL BOOKS
    Imprint: SIGNAL BOOKS
  • Author: Gutmann, Bruno
  • Price:
    AUD $37.99
  • Stock: 20 in stock
  • Local release date: 28/07/2017
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  • Categories: African history [HBJH]Anthropology [JHM]Tanzania [1HFGT]
  • Sahara

  • A Cultural History
  • The Sahara is the quintessence of isolation, epitomizing both remoteness and severity of environment unlike any other place on the face of the earth. Replete with myths and fictions, it is a wild land, dotted with oases and camel trains trudging through sand dunes that roll like the waves on a sea, as far as the distant horizon. But this is ......
  • ISBN-13: 9781904955825 (Paperback)
  • Publisher: SIGNAL BOOKS
    Imprint: SIGNAL BOOKS
  • Author: Gearon, Eamonn
  • Price:
    AUD $32.99
  • Stock: 19 in stock
  • Local release date: 14/07/2011
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  • Categories: African history [HBJH]Social & cultural history [HBTB]The Sahara [1HBX]
  • Arab Fall

  • How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days
  • How did Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood win power so quickly after the dramatic "Arab Spring" uprising that ended President Hosni Mubarak's reign? Based on research in Egypt and interviews with dozens of Brotherhood leaders, the author argues that the very organizational characteristics that helped them win power also contributed to its rapid downfall.
  • ISBN-13: 9781626163621 (Hardback)
  • Publisher: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Author: Trager, Eric
  • Price:
    AUD $57.99
  • Stock: 8 in stock
  • Local release date: 03/11/2016
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  • Categories: Regional studies [GTB]African history [HBJH]Politics & government [JP]Middle East [1FB]Egypt [1HBE]
  • Tripoli: A History

  • It has been called a "Noble Possession", abused as "A Nest of Corsairs" and extolled as "The Pearl of the Mediterranean". This city of Tripoli, one of the oldest on both the Mediterranean and the fringes of the Sahara, and never deserted, has meant many different things to many different people over the past 2,500 years. To its first outside ......
  • ISBN-13: 9781909930193 (Paperback)
  • Publisher: SIGNAL BOOKS
    Imprint: SIGNAL BOOKS
  • Author: John Wright
  • Price:
    AUD $39.99
  • Stock: 3 in stock
  • Local release date: 07/07/2015
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  • Categories: African history [HBJH]Travel writing [WTL]Libya [1HBL]
  • The Sword of Ambition

  • Bureaucratic Rivalry in Medieval Egypt
  • The Sword of Ambition belongs to a genre of religious polemic written for the rulers of Egypt and Syria between the twelfth and the fourteenth centuries. Unlike most medieval Muslim polemic, the concerns of this genre were more social and political than theological. Leaving no rhetorical stone unturned, the book's author, an unemployed Egyptian ......
  • ISBN-13: 9781479824786 (Paperback)
  • Publisher: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Author: al-Nabulusi, 'Uthman ibn Ibrahim; Jackson, Sherman 'Abd al-H
  • Price:
    AUD $31.99
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Local release date: 04/04/2019
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  • Categories: Anthologies (non-poetry) [DQ]Literature: history & criticism [DS]African history [HBJH]Egypt [1HBE]c 1000 CE to c 1500 [3H]
  • In Darfur

  • An Account of the Sultanate and Its People, Volume One
  • A merchant's account of his travels through an independent African state Muhammad ibn 'Umar al-Tunisi (d. 1274/1857) belonged to a family of Tunisian merchants trading with Egypt and what is now Sudan. Al-Tunisi was raised in Cairo and a graduate of al-Azhar. In 1803, at the age of fourteen, al-Tunisi set off for the Sultanate of Darfur, where ......
  • ISBN-13: 9781479876389 (Hardback)
  • Publisher: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Author: al-Tunisi, Muhammad; Davies, Humphrey; O'Fahey, R.S.
  • Price:
    AUD $78.99
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Local release date: 07/06/2018
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  • Categories: African history [HBJH]Sudan [1HBS]c 1800 to c 1900 [3JH]
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