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  • ZAMBIA, THE FIRST 50 YEARS
    SARDANIS, ANDREW
    On 24 October 1964, the Republic of Zambia was formed, replacing the territory which had formerly been known as Northern Rhodesia. Fifty years on, Andrew Sardanis provides a sympathetic but critical insider's account of Zambia, from independence to the present. He paints a stark picture of Northern Rhodesia at decolonisation and the problems of the incoming government, presente...
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    22,50 €

  • GREEK SANCTUARIES & TEMPLE ARCHITECTURE
    EMERSON, MARY
    Assuming no prior knowledge, this book introduces the reader to a selection of sites and temples, exploring them in detail and explaining all technical terms along the way. Intended for college-level students and the interested general reader, this book aims to equip the student of Greek architecture for further study, and can also serve as a handbook for visitors to the sanctu...
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    28,50 €

  • FROM KHARTOUM TO JERUSALEM
    MAIRS, RACHEL
    In 2014, a collection of papers was found on eBay: a scrapbook, inside which was written 'Testimonial Book of Dragoman Solomon N. Negima'. The letters pasted into the testimonial book bear recommendations of Negima's services as dragoman – a combination of tourist guide and interpreter – in the Holy Land, from travellers of different nationalities, social classes, religions, ge...
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    43,50 €

  • RAPE OF SITA, THE
    COLLEN, LINDSEY
    Sita is a strong woman, a living legend in Mauritian society. She has also buried a secret that threatens to overwhelm her very self. Raped by a "friend" eight years before, Sita's search to come to terms with her past extends beyond her physical violation to encompass other forms of oppression. ...
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    8,75 €

  • LANDSCAPE AND TRAVELLING EAST AND WEST
    MOELLER, HANS-GEORG / WHITEHEAD, ANDREW K. [EDS.]
    Philosophical reflections on journeys and crossings, homes and habitats, have appeared in all major East Asian and Western philosophies. Landscape and travelling first emerged as a key issue in ancient Chinese philosophy, quickly becoming a core concern of Daoism and Confucianism. Yet despite the eminence of such reflections, Landscape and Travelling East and West: A Philosophi...
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    33,00 €

  • SO FAR FROM GOD
    MARNHAM, PATRICK
    A portrayal of the troubled countries of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua, as the author travels through them by train and bus. The author shows daily lives lived against a backdrop of continued and seemingly endless political friction and conflicts, in places that exhibit the contradictions inherent in an area of which Porfirio Diaz said: "Poor Mexico! So far from ...
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    18,10 €

  • WHY I’M NO LONGER TALKING TO WHITE PEOPLE ABOUT RACE
    EDDO-LODGE, RENI
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    14,75 €

  • ALGERIA REVISITED
    AISSAOUI, RABAH / ELDRIDGE, CLAIRE (ED.)
    On 5 July 1962, Algeria became an independent nation, bringing to an end 132 years of French colonial rule. Algeria Revisited provides an opportunity to critically re-examine the colonial period, the iconic war of decolonisation that brought it to an end and the enduring legacies of these years. Given the apparent centrality of violence in this history, this volume asks how we ...
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    43,50 €

  • CAMPER VAN BIBLE, THE
    DOREY, MARTIN
    The Camper Van Bible is THE definitive glovebox bible for anyone who owns or 'would die for' a camper van. In this book Martin Dorey, acknowledged camper van expert and presenter of BBC2's 'One Man and His Campervan', delves headfirst into the nitty gritty of camping and camper vans.The book covers all aspects of the camper van life, including:- Owning and living day to day wit...
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    33,50 €

  • HOW TO READ TOWNS & CITIES
    GLANCEY, JONATHAN
    How to Read Towns & Cities is a pocket-sized primer to understanding the forces that have shaped the world's cities. It takes a practical, highly visual approach – showing us how to read the stories embedded in the fabric of the neighbourhoods, towns, and cities in which we live today. The fortunes of towns and cities rise and fall along with the fate of the civilisations to wh...
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    15,00 €

  • A HISTORY OF THE NETHERLANDS
    WIELENGA, FRISO
    Books offering an overview of Dutch history are few and far between in the English-speaking world. Friso Wielenga's A History of the Netherlands: From the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day fills this gap. It offers a modern, integrated outline of Dutch history from the period in which the country took shape as a geographical, administrative and political entity and undermine...
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    33,00 €

  • ORIGINS OF CIVILIZATION OF ANGKOR, THE
    HIGHAM, CHARLES F.W.
    The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor reflects the results of a research programme conducted by Charles Higham over the last twenty years, highlighting much entirely new, and occasionally surprising, information and providing a distinct perspective on cultural change over two millennia. The book covers the background of environmental change, the adoption of rice farming, ar...
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    22,40 €


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