Veiled Men  Red Tents and Black Mountains Book

Veiled Men Red Tents and Black Mountains


  • Author : Alonzo William Pond
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003-01
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 1589762061
  • Total Read : 94
  • File Size : 16,9 Mb

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Veiled Men Red Tents and Black Mountains Summary:

A beautiful narrative by a young anthropologist of the first automobile expedition across the Sahara in 1925.

Disturbance Loving Species Book
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

Disturbance Loving Species


  • Author : Peter Chilson
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2007-08-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547346953
  • Total Read : 89
  • File Size : 5,8 Mb

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Disturbance Loving Species Summary:

Peter Chilson’s fiction debut delivers a fascinating, heart-wrenching view of modern African culture, filtered through the lens of the West. In a novella and four short stories, Chilson, who traveled to Africa first as a Peace Corps volunteer and later as a freelance journalist, uses a phrase borrowed from biology to point out how our “disturbance-loving species” thrives in the most chaotic, seemingly unlivable situations. As this remarkable collection explores the experiences of Americans struggling to cope with the political and social upheaval of life in Africa and of Africans acclimating to life in the United States, Chilson captures in vivid detail the strange, exhilarating frisson between cultures.

Spooky Archaeology Book

Spooky Archaeology


  • Author : Jeb J. Card
  • Publisher : University of New Mexico Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-15
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9780826359667
  • Total Read : 85
  • File Size : 19,6 Mb

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Spooky Archaeology Summary:

Outside of scientific journals, archaeologists are depicted as searching for lost cities and mystical artifacts in news reports, television, video games, and movies like Indiana Jones or The Mummy. This fantastical image has little to do with day-to-day science, yet it is deeply connected to why people are fascinated by the ancient past. By exploring the development of archaeology, this book helps us understand what archaeology is and why it matters. In Spooky Archaeology author Jeb J. Card follows a trail of clues left by adventurers and professional archaeologists that guides the reader through haunted museums, mysterious hieroglyphic inscriptions, fragments of a lost continent that never existed, and deep into an investigation of magic and murder. Card unveils how and why archaeology continues to mystify and why there is an ongoing fascination with exotic artifacts and eerie practices.

Blue Veils  Red Tents Book

Blue Veils Red Tents


  • Author : René Gardi
  • Publisher : [New York] : Hutchinson
  • Release Date : 1955
  • Genre: Algeria
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B4902900
  • Total Read : 94
  • File Size : 5,5 Mb

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Blue Veils Red Tents Summary:

Travels and adventures of two young Swiss into Algeria, Tunisia and Tripoli, and across the Sahara Desert.

Tent Work in Palestine Book

Tent Work in Palestine


  • Author : Claude Reignier Conder
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-09-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 393
  • ISBN 10 : 9783734041389
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 13,7 Mb

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Tent Work in Palestine Summary:

Reproduction of the original: Tent Work in Palestine by Claude Reignier Conder

Sulha Book

Sulha


  • Author : Malka Marom
  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 506
  • ISBN 10 : 9781770903425
  • Total Read : 73
  • File Size : 15,7 Mb

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Sulha Summary:

"Does one honor one's country or one's heart?" Malka Marom explores this classic dilemma in her stunningly powerful first novel, an extraordinary tale of people caught up in a violent and seemingly endless historical conflict, compelled by love and grief to transcend it. "Sulha" tells the story of Leora, who, twenty years after her husband was killed in the Sinai War, is empowered by law to decide whether or not to allow her only son to serve high-risk duty as his father did. As Abraham was so severely tested, so is Leora with her son's fate in her hands. Charged with this burden, Leora leaves her uneasy exile in Toronto and ventures to Sinai. In the remote and treacherous mountain region of Sinai, Leora encounters a Bedouin clan, which offers her a glimpse of the other: the mysterious Arab world that so fascinated her as a child, the enemy that her son might face. And, indeed, mounting danger and mystery pervade the air of the Bedouin compound. "But are these people really the enemy?" "Is sulhaOCoforgiveness, reconciliation, peaceOConot possible here?" The modern Israel to which Leora then travels offers no clear answers and a deep enmity towards her. To her former compatriots, she is the otherOCooutsider, exile, even a deserter from the land to which her husband gave his life to defend. "Sulha "is the story of one woman's search for the answer to her son's future, and through it the reconciliation of her own fragmented past. In the process, it explores the interlocking and sometimes irreconcilable boundaries of love and loyaltyOCoto a person, a people, a land. This updated eBook edition of Sulha has been enhanced with an extensively annotated appendix of photographs taken by the author while she lived and roamed the desert with the Bedouins, as well as a series of questions designed as conversation starters for book clubs."

Gothiniad Book
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Gothiniad


  • Author : Surazeus Astarius
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2017-10
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages : 628
  • ISBN 10 : 9781387266562
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 7,5 Mb

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Gothiniad Summary:

Gothiniad of Surazeus - Oracle of Gotha presents 150,792 lines of verse in 1,948 poems, lyrics, ballads, sonnets, dramatic monologues, eulogies, hymns, and epigrams written by Surazeus 1993 to 2000.

Angeliad Book
Score: 4.5
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Angeliad


  • Author : Surazeus Astarius
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2017-10-09
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9781387283101
  • Total Read : 92
  • File Size : 18,9 Mb

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Angeliad Summary:

Angeliad of Surazeus - Revelation of Angela presents 136,377 lines of verse in 1,346 poems, lyrics, ballads, sonnets, dramatic monologues, eulogies, hymns, and epigrams written by Surazeus 2001 to 2005.