Author: John Reader
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141926937
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Reader tells the extraordinary story of humankind's adaptation to the ferocious obstacles of forest, river and desert, and to the threat of debilitating parasites, bacteria and viruses unmatched elsewhere in the world.


Author: John Iliffe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139464246
Size: 58.81 MB
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Africans: The History of a Continent is thus a single story binding living Africans to their earliest human ancestors.


Author: John Reader
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802195733
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In Cities, the acclaimed historian John Reader takes us on a journey of the city—from its earliest example in the Ancient Near East to today’s teeming centers of compressed existence, such as Mumbai and Tokyo.

The State Of Africa

Author: Martin Meredith
ISBN: 9780857203878
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Authoritative, provocative and consistently fascinating, this is the updated edition of the seminal book on one of the most important issues facing the West today.

African Queen

Author: C.S. Forester
Publisher: Unionsverlag
ISBN: 3293302432
Size: 38.64 MB
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Sie sind einander zutiefst fremd, und doch bleibt ihnen nichts anderes übrig, als mit dem maroden Dampfboot African Queen den Fluchtweg den gefährlichen Ulanga-Fluss hinunter anzutreten, wobei ihnen neben Malaria, Gewehrschüssen und ...


Author: John Reader
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300153996
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The potato--humble, lumpy, bland, familiar--is a decidedly unglamorous staple of the dinner table. Or is it? John Reader's narrative on the role of the potato in world history suggests we may be underestimating this remarkable tuber.

Dead Aid

Author: Dambisa Moyo
Publisher: Haffmans & Tolkemitt
ISBN: 3942989719
Size: 51.39 MB
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Mit Dead Aid hat Dambisa Moyo ein provokatives Plädoyer gegen Entwicklungshilfe und für Afrika geschrieben. Knapp, faktenreich und zwingend legt sie ihre Argumente dar.

Der Lange Weg Zur Freiheit

Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104031541
Size: 31.40 MB
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»Ich bin einer von ungezählten Millionen, die durch Nelson Mandelas Leben inspiriert wurden.« Barack Obama Eine fast drei Jahrzehnte währende Gefängnishaft ließ Nelson Mandela zum Mythos der schwarzen Befreiungsbewegung werden.

Africa Crude Continent

Author: Duncan Clarke
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 184765455X
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Outsider images How Africa is “seen” by outsiders, as reflected by authors and
journalists, might be gauged from the vast and growing literature ... Let us start at
the beginning of this continent's history. John Reader's Africa: A Biography ...