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Act of God

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Act of God

Author: Graham Phillips
Publication Date: 9 October 1998

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Few know that the face on the famous death mask of Tutankhamen is not his at all. This book reveals an historical mystery which overturns Ancient Egyptian chronology, and also provides evidence that the Parting of the Red Sea and Plagues of Egypt in the Bible are accounts of actual events.

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Like Lions They Fought

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Like Lions They Fought
The Zulu War and the Last Black Empire in South Africa

Author: Robert B. Edgerton
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1988

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The Zulu War and the last Black Empire of South Africa...

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Amazing Facts About Ancient Egypt

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Amazing Facts About Ancient Egypt

Author: James Putnam
Publication Date: 12 September 1994

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A collection of curious but true facts about ancient Egypt. These facts include that ritual false beards were worn by queens as well as kings, crocodile dung was used as a contraceptive, and that the ancient Eyptians were the first people to hatch eggs artificially.

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State of Africa

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The State of Africa
A History of Fifty Years of Independence

Author: Martin Meredith
Publication Date: 3 April 2006

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A history of post-colonial Africa, exploring the continent's troubled trajectory from the optimism of the independence era to the seemingly intractable problems it faces.

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the murder of king tut

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The the murder of king tut

Author: James James Patterson
Publication Date: 7 January 2010

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Nefertiti Lived Here

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Nefertiti Lived Here

Author: Mary Chubb
Publication Date: 7 November 1998

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In 1930 five young archaeologists embarked on an expedition to Egypt to investigate the site of Tell el Amarna, city of Akhenaten and Nefertiti. In this book Mary Chubb recalls her initiation into the world of Egyptology and the discoveries that she and her team made.

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Ancient Egyptians

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Ancient Egyptians
v.2 - Their Life and Customs

Author: J Gardner Wilkinson
Publication Date: 19940900

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This volume provides a rich description of Egyptian private life, including the arrangement of houses and gardens, games and...

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Riddles of the Sphinx

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Riddles of the Sphinx

Author: Paul Jordan
Publication Date: 19980219

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In this fully illustrated edition, Paul Jordan tells the full story of the Great Sphinx of Gizeh as Egyptology has uncovered it. All aspects are examined, including recent claims regarding its age and an overview of the issues and debates currently surrounding it.

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the penguin atlas of african history

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The the penguin atlas of african history

Author: Colin mcevedy
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1985

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Orion Mystery

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Orion Mystery
Unlocking the Secrets of the Pyramids

Author: Robert Bauval
Publication Date: 19950100

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Originally published in 1994 and now available in paperback, a look at the purpose, design, religious function and exact placing of the great pyramids.

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Into the Quick of Life

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Into the Quick of Life
The Rwandan Genocide - The Survivors Speak

Author: Jean Hatzfeld
Publication Date: 8 September 2005

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In Rwanda in 1994, five out of six Tutsis (800,000) were hacked to death with machetes by their Hutu neighbours. In the villages of Nyamata and N'tarama, where, in the first two days of the genocide, over 10,000 Tutsis were massacred in the churches where they sought refuge. This book describes the experiences of fourteen survivors.

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Long Walk to Freedom

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A Long Walk to Freedom
5 Audio CDs

Author: Nelson Mandela
Publication Date: 7 September 2004

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Abridged on 5 CDs Read by Danny Glover

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British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

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British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

Author: Ian & Paul Shaw & Nicholson
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1995

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An A-Z companion to the world's greatest civilisation....

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Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egypt

Author: Barbara Watterson
Publication Date: 19980924

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A reign-by-reign history of ancient Egypt. An introduction covers landscape and resources, followed by chapters on the prehistory and dynastic period. The main part of the book recounts the history of Egypt up to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 332BC. Each chapter deals with culture, politics, religion, art, literature and social issues.

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Murder of King Tut

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The Murder of King Tut

Author: James Patterson
Publication Date: 7 January 2010

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Thrust onto Egypt's throne when just nine years old, King Tut's reign was fiercely debated from the outset. After nine years in power, Tut suddenly perished and his name was purged from Egyptian history. To this day, his death remains shrouded in controversy. This title presents an account of Tut's life and untimely death.

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The Scramble for Africa

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The The Scramble for Africa

Author: M.E. Chamberlain
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1975

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operation certain death

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operation certain death

Author: Damien lewis
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2004

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Keeper of Genesis

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Keeper of Genesis
A Quest for the Hidden Legacy of Mankind

Author: Robert Bauval
Publication Date: 19970203

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First published in 1996 and now available in paperback, a work of historical and scientific detection in which the authors set out a new theory concerning the Pyramid Texts and other archaic Egyptian scriptures.

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Rorke's Drift

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Rorke's Drift
A Victorian Epic

Author: Michael Glover
Publication Date: 19970925

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The defence of Rorke's Drift has gone down in history as one of the great heroic actions of British colonial wars. Michael Glover shows how this act of bravery was exploited for political ends, and why an event of little military consequence found its way into the "National Hagiography of Battles".

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Sword and the Cross

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The Sword and the Cross

Author: Fergus Fleming
Publication Date: 6 May 2004

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At the end of the 19th century, who would want to conquer the Sahara, a vast and hellish desert? France did, and this is the story of the two fanatical adventurers who made it possible.

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Zulu

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Zulu
The Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879

Author: Saul David
Publication Date: 28 July 2005

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The Anglo-Zulu war was one of deception, dishonour, incompetence and dereliction of duty by Lord Chelmsford who invaded Zululand without the knowledge of the British Government. This title looks at the most controversial and brutal British imperial conflict of the nineteenth century.

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Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

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The Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Author: Lorna Oakes
Publication Date: 20030300

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The allure of ancient Egypt has endured over many centuries and this book takes you through all the main sites, temples and tombs, and investigates how mythology and religion underpinned this great civilization. All the most famous burial sites are covered, as well as funerary rituals.

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Caliban Shore

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The Caliban Shore
The Tale of the "Grosvenor" Castaways

Author: Stephen Taylor
Publication Date: 19 February 2004

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Stephen Taylor tells the extraordinary tale of a famous 18th century shipwreck. He reveals the misunderstandings that led to the tragedy, tells the story of those who escaped, and unravels the mystery of those who stayed.

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Sahara

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Sahara
The Life of the Great Desert

Author: Marq De Villiers
Publication Date: 20030120

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We think we know the Sahara, the largest and most austere desert on Earth - yet it is full of surprises, as Marq de Villiers reveals in this biography of the land and its people.

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Dervish

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Dervish

Author: Philip Warner
Publication Date: 20000800

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Using first hand accounts and diaries of participants, this work describes the growth of the Mahdist movement and the devotion and discipline of the Dervish troops. Set against them, with stoic endurance, were British Egyptian and Sudanese soldiers.

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Operation Certain Death

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Operation Certain Death

Author: Damien Lewis
Publication Date: 1 March 2005

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Chronicles the story of the single most daring Special Forces operation since World War Two - Operation Barras; the attempted rescue by the SAS of the British Forces who were being held captive by the guerrilla gang, the West Side Boys in the Sierra Leone jungle.

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Scramble for Africa

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The Scramble for Africa

Author: M.E. Chamberlain
Publication Date: 21 April 1999

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A "Seminar Study" which contrasts the Victorian image of Africa with what has been revealed by late 20th-century research on the history of Africa.

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National Army Museum Book of the Zulu War

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The National Army Museum Book of the Zulu War

Author: Ian Knight
Publication Date: 6 February 2004

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Knight draws on letters and dispatches to bring to life the Anglo-Zulu war - a war which saw great acts of bravery and courage on both sides.

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the civilization of ancient egypt

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the civilization of ancient egypt

Author: paul johnson
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1999

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A leading historian and bestselling author re-creates the growth, decline, and legacy of 3,000 Years of Egyptian civilization with an authoritative text splendidly illustrated with 150 illustrations in full color. Ancient Egypt, with its legacy of pyramids, pharaohs and sphinxes, is a land of power and mystery to the modern world. In The Civilization of Ancient Egypt Paul Johnson explores the g...

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Ark of the Covenant

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Ark of the Covenant
The True Story of the Greatest Relic of Antiquity

Author: Roderick Grierson
Publication Date: 19990716

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Investigates the Ark of the Covenant, which according to the Bible contains God's testimony and some believe it lies in a chapel in Aksum, northern Ethiopia. The book investigates what the Ark is, whether it could have been carried to Ethiopia, and what is guarded there if not the Ark.

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Cancer Journals

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Cancer Journals

Author: Audre Lorde
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1985

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The Scramble For Africa

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Prize Winner

The The Scramble For Africa

Author: Thomas Pakenham
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1992

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Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

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The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

Author: Toby Wilkinson
Publication Date: 7 April 2008

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The ancient civilization of Egypt offers a dazzling array of kings and dynasties, gods and goddesses, temples and tombs. This dictionary features archaeological sites of Egypt and Sudan, kings who ruled Egypt, and events from its birth as a state to Alexander the Great.

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The Making of Modern South Africa

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The The Making of Modern South Africa
Conquest, Segregation and Apartheid

Author: Nigel Worden
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1994

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Pyramid

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Pyramid
How and Why it Was Built

Author: Kevin Jackson
Publication Date: 20021010

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The Great Pyramid of Khufu is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the World, and the only one left standing. With the help of computer-generated imagery, this book brings IVth Dynasty Egypt to life and shows how and why this most extraordinary monument was built.

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Black Hawk Down

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Black Hawk Down

Author: Mark Bowden
Publication Date: 19990603

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The story of a US military raid in Mogadishu in 1983, one of the most disastrous US missions since Vietnam.

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Inside Apartheid

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Inside Apartheid
One Woman's Struggle in South Africa

Author: Janet Levine
Publication Date: 1 August 2000

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Short History of Africa

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A Short History of Africa

Author: Roland Oliver
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1985

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Caliban Shore

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The Caliban Shore
The Tale of the "Grosvenor" Castaways

Author: Stephen Taylor
Publication Date: 19 February 2004

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The enthralling story of a famous 18th century shipwreck and what happened to the survivors. When the Grosvenor ran aground on the treacherous coast of south-east Africa, the castaways found themselves utterly ignorant of their surroundings and the local people.

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Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

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The Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Author: Lorna Oakes
Publication Date: 20030300

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The allure of ancient Egypt has endured over many centuries and this book takes you through all the main sites, temples and tombs, and investigates how mythology and religion underpinned this great civilization. All the most famous burial sites are covered, as well as funerary rituals.

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Murder of Tutankhamen

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Murder of Tutankhamen
A 3000-year-old Murder Mystery

Author: Bob Brier
Publication Date: 19980406

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The 3,000-year-old murder mystery resolved using forensic evidence.

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Sahara

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Sahara
The Life of the Great Desert

Author: Marq De Villiers
Publication Date: 16 February 2004

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A glittering geographic tour of the remarkable history, peoples, climate, creatures, sights and sounds of the largest and most austere desert on earth.

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Africa Rising

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Africa Rising
Multidisciplinary Discussions on Africana Studies and History

Author: Clyde Robertson
Publication Date: 27 May 2010

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Crime in Post-apartheid South Africa

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Crime in Post-apartheid South Africa
Tranforming Under Fire

Author: Mark Shaw
Publication Date: 1 May 2002

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This text discusses the extent of crime in late-1990s South Africa, looking at its victims and the criminal justice system within the country. The author also reviews the options available to government if it is to restore the public's confidence in its ability to tackle growing lawlessness.

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Scramble for Africa

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The Scramble for Africa

Author: Robin Brooke-Smith
Publication Date: 15 September 1987

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ethiopia politics, economics and society

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ethiopia politics, economics and society

Author: Peter schwab
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1985

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study of ethiopian marxist regime...

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in the eye of the storm

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in the eye of the storm

Author: basil davidson
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1974

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history of angola up to 1970's...

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Mad Dogs The US Raids on Libya

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Mad Dogs The US Raids on Libya

Author:  Thompson
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1986

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the bondage of fear

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the bondage of fear

Author: fergal keane
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1994

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journalism re end of apartheid...

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a closer look at ancient egypt

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a closer look at ancient egypt

Author: anon anon
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THE RUINS OF TIME

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THE RUINS OF TIME

Author: DAVID ADAMSON
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1975

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CONSIDERING THE AGE OF THE BOOK IT IS IN REMARKABLE CONDITION. THERE IS NO D/J SO IF HAD ONE I DON'T KNOW. I SHIP SAME, NEXT DAY. L...

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The Progress And Evolution Of Man In Africa

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The Progress And Evolution Of Man In Africa

Author:  Leakey
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1961

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This book contains Dr. Leakey's Herbert Spencer Lecture and Thomas Huxley Lecture for 1961 delivered in the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham respectively. Dr. Leakey gives an account of recent anthropological discoveries, in particular of the excevations at Olduvai Gorge early in 1961, and goes on to use this to shed light on contemporary problems of interest to laymen and specialist alike. ...

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Cult of the Immortal: Mummies and the Ancient Way of Death

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Cult of the Immortal: Mummies and the Ancient Way of Death

Author: Ange-Pierre Leca
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1980

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A study of the central importance of mummification in Ancient Egyptian culture....

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The Sahara

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The Sahara

Author: Jeremy Swift
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1984

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Information on the Sahara desert including a number of great quality photographs....

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Cradle of Mankind

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Cradle of Mankind

Author:  Brett Hilton-Barber & Prof. Lee R Berger
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2004

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Who are we and where do we come from? Under the World heritage site lie a series of extensive undeground caverns in which fascinating clues about our deepest past have been preserved. This book looks at the history of our earlies ancestors and acts as a guide to all the known hominin species....

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Masks of West Africa

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Masks of West Africa

Author: Leon Underwood
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1964

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The study of this West African art form, with photographs....

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An Elephant Bloodline

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An Elephant Bloodline

Author: Howard Blight
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2007

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A dramatic narrative, recording a 100 year history of the Kruger National Park through the eyes and minds of two elephant families, denoting accurate anecdotes of elephant family life. ...

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Destroy Carthage!

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Destroy Carthage!

Author: Alan Lloyd
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1977

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The story of the moment when Rome, the bitter enemy of Carthage, captured and destroyed the city, attempting to destroy every trace of its culture....

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Under the Harrow

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Under the Harrow

Author: Suzanne Gordon
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1988

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Lives of white South Africans today....

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Sandi the King Maker

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Sandi the King Maker

Author: Edgar Wallace
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Short stories about Sanders of the River, a favourite hero of modern fiction, keeping order in a Central African territory during the colonial era with just a handful of ative troops at his disposal. Combines adventure with humour....

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Eating Uganda

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Eating Uganda
From Christianity to Conquest

Author: Cedric Pulford
Publication Date: 1 September 1999

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