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The Life and African Exploration of David Livingstone
The Life and African Exploration of David Livingstone
By Brand: Cooper Square Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780815412083, isbn: 0815412088,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
During his travels as a missionary, David Livingstone beheld many previously unknown wonders of the African interior. He put Victoria Falls and Lake Ngami on the map, and was the first white man to cross the African continent. Diaries, reports and le...


The Music of the Arabs  Book (Paperback)
The Music of the Arabs Book (Paperback)
By Amadeus Press
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ean: 9781574670813, isbn: 1574670816,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Encompassing a history of more than 2000 years, the music of the Arabs is unique among the world's various musical cultures. This book presents an overview of Arabic music throughout history and examines the artistic output of contemporary musicians,...


Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams: The Story of Black Hollywood
Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams: The Story of Black Hollywood
By One World/Ballantine
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ean: 9780345454188, isbn: 0345454189,

In Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams, Donald Bogle tells–for the first time–the story of a place both mythic and real: Black Hollywood. Spanning sixty years, this deliciously entertaining history uncovers the audacious manner in which many blacks ma...


Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948
Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948
By Olive Branch Pr
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781566569255, isbn: 1566569257,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
ONCE UPON A TIME IN JERUSALEMThe memoirs of Wasif Jawhariyyeh are a remarkable treasure trove of writings on the life, culture, music, and history of Jerusalem. Spanning over four decades, from 1904 to 1948, they cover a period of enormous and turbul...


The Voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic Song, and Egyptian Society in the Twentieth Century (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
The Voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic Song, and Egyptian Society in the Twentieth Century (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226136127, isbn: 0226136124,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Umm Kulthum, the "voice of Egypt," was the most celebrated musical performer of the century in the Arab world. More than twenty years after her death, her devoted audience, drawn from all strata of Arab society, still numbers in the millions. Thanks ...


Confessions, Volume II: Books 9–13 (Loeb Classical Library)
Confessions, Volume II: Books 9–13 (Loeb Classical Library)
By Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674996939, isbn: 0674996933,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Aurelius Augustine (AD 354–430), one of the most important figures in western Christianity and philosophy, was the son of a pagan, Patricius of Tagaste, and his Christian wife, Monnica. While studying to become a rhetorician, he plunged into a turm...


The Wu-Tang Manual
The Wu-Tang Manual
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mpn: 7505283, ean: 9781594480188, isbn: 1594480184,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
The Wu-Tang Manual is The RZA’s first written introduction to the philosophy and history of Hip-Hop’s original Dynasty, the Wu-Tang Clan.Written in a style that is at once personal and philosophical, The Wu-Tang Manual unravels the intricate web ...


Begging to be Black
Begging to be Black
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ean: 9781770220706, isbn: 1770220704,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
In 1992, a gang leader was shot dead by an ANC member in Kroonstad. The murder weapon was then hidden on Antjie Krog’s stoep. In Begging to Be Black, Krog begins by exploring her position in this controversial case. From there the book ranges widel...


Under the Wings of Africa
Under the Wings of Africa
By Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd
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ean: 9781894987219, isbn: 1894987217,

Weier mixes memoir, poetry and fiction to tell an intoxicating tale of travel and relationships....


In the House of the Interpreter: A Memoir
In the House of the Interpreter: A Memoir
By Anchor
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ean: 9781101910511, isbn: 1101910518,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Renowned novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o was a student at a prestigious, British-run boarding school near Nairobi when the tumultuous Mau Mau Uprising for independence and Kenyan sovereignty gripped his country. ...


To My Children's Children
To My Children's Children
By Interlink Pub Group Inc
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
This powerful and widely acclaimed autobiography of Sindiwe Magona's early years in South Africa, announced the arrival of a major new black writer. Here she gives an account of her eventful first 23 years and tells a candid, unself-pitying story of ...


Rumi's Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love
Rumi's Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love
By Harper Perennial
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Smash Cut, Flannery, and City Poet delivers the first popular biography of Rumi, the thirteenth-century Persian poet revered by contemporary Western readers.Ecstatic love poems of Rumi, a Persian poe...


Jabotinsky: A Life (Jewish Lives)
Jabotinsky: A Life (Jewish Lives)
By Yale University Press
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
An insightful new biography of the most controversial and perhaps most fervent of all Zionist political figures Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880–1940) was a man of huge paradoxes and contradictions and has been the most misunderstood of all Zionist politi...


Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail (Oprah's Book Club)
Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail (Oprah's Book Club)
By Miramax
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ean: 9780786886302, isbn: 0786886307,

A gripping memoir that reads like a political thriller--the story of Malika Oufkir's turbulent and remarkable life. Born in 1953, Malika Oufkir was the eldest daughter of General Oufkir, the King of Morocco's closest aide. Adopted by the king at the ...


A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert (Penguin Classics)
A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert (Penguin Classics)
By imusti
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ean: 9780143107378, isbn: 0143107372,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia, the subject of the documentary Letters from Baghdad, voiced by Tilda Swinton, and the major motion picture Queen of the Desert, starring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis, and R...


Confidential: The Life of Secret Agent Turned Hollywood Tycoon - Arnon Milchan
Confidential: The Life of Secret Agent Turned Hollywood Tycoon - Arnon Milchan
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ean: 9780615433813, isbn: 0615433812,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Arnon Milchan has led a secret double life. The kind of life one would read about in a John Le Carré spy novel or in a movie made by Hollywood colleagues Steven Spielberg or Oliver Stone. This is the story of a secret agent, of nuclear proliferation...


Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music
Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music
By Harper Design
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mpn: 36692666, ean: 9780062071798, isbn: 0062071793,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Grammy Award-winning singer Angélique Kidjo is known for her electrifying voice and fearless advocacy work. In this intimate memoir, she reveals how she escaped Communist Africa to make her dreams a reality, and how she's prompting others all around...


My Life in E-flat
My Life in E-flat
By University of South Carolina Press
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ean: 9781570032455, isbn: 1570032459,

The locations on which the Nature Viewing Guide focuses were nominated by people from across the state, and final selections, along with technical support in the research and development of the guide, were responsibility of a panel of natural resourc...


Chasing the Last Laugh: How Mark Twain Escaped Debt and Disgrace with a Round-the-World Comedy Tour
Chasing the Last Laugh: How Mark Twain Escaped Debt and Disgrace with a Round-the-World Comedy Tour
By Anchor Books
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ean: 9780345802538, isbn: 0345802535,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
In the 1890s, Mark Twain came back from the dead. The famous author’s career was collapsing, his masterpieces were at risk of falling into oblivion, and he was even mistakenly reported dead. But Twain orchestrated an amazing late-in-life comeback f...


The Girl Who Fell to Earth: A Memoir
The Girl Who Fell to Earth: A Memoir
By Harper Perennial
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ean: 9780061999758, isbn: 006199975X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Award-winning filmmaker and writer Sophia Al-Maria’s The Girl Who Fell to Earth is a funny and wry coming-of-age memoir about growing up in between American and Gulf Arab cultures. With poignancy and humor, Al-Maria shares the struggles of being ra...



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