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The Education of a British-protected...
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Gives us a portrait of growing up in colonial Nigeria and inhabiting its 'middle ground', interrogating both the author's happy memories of reading English adventure stories in secondary school and...
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The Boer War was a costly colonial conflict between the British Empire and the two independent Boer republics in South Africa.
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Harry Smith's Last Throw endeavours to re-evaluate Smith's role as one of the prime causes of the war, and provides a full and engaging account of this important, yet often...
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Between 1856 and 1876, five explorers, all British, took on the seemingly impossible task of discovering the source of the White Nile. They journeyed through East and Central Africa into...
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
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The story of Ancient Egypt and the extraordinary civilisation that flourished along the banks of the River Nile can seem like a gorgeous pageant studded with exceptional events. Presenting its...
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Inventing Africa: History, ...
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John Kirk was the only companion of David Livingstone to emerge untainted from the disastrous, often fatal expedition up the Zambesi river between 1859 and 1863. This book focuses on...
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Fortunes of Africa: A 5,000 Year...
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A sweeping,provocative and very timely new history of Africa seen through the context of wealth
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Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day
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Takes the reader to Ancient Egypt in the time of Ramesses II (1250BC). This title guides the time-travelling tourist on a journey up the Nile, and en route, offers advice...
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Explorers of the Nile: the Triumph ...
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Between 1856 and 1876, five explorers, all British, took on the seemingly impossible task of discovering the source of the White Nile. Showing exceptional courage and resilience, Richard Burton, John...
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Red Nile: The Biography of the ...
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A rip-roaring yet intimate biography of the mighty Nile by Robert Twigger, award-winning author of ANGRY WHITE PYJAMAS. 'A tour de force' FINANCIAL TIMES.
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The Woman Who Would be King:...
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The engrossing story of the longest-reigning female pharaoh of Ancient Egypt and her audacious rise to power in a man's world
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The Nile: Downriver Through Egypt's...
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Egypt is the most populous country in the world's most unstable region. It is the key to Middle East peace, the voice of the Arab world and the crossroads between...
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Egyptomania: Our Three Thousand Year...
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Egyptomania explores our three thousand year old fixation with recovering Egyptian culture and its meaning. Drawing on his personal collection - from Napoleon's twenty volume Egypt encyclopedia to Howard Carter's...
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