By Rosita Breitwieser
Dieses großartige und unvergessliche Bergerlebnis und eine anschließende Safari von ca. 1200 Kilometern durch die interessantesten Nationalparks in Tansania schildert die Autorin nun in diesem Buch.
By Rosita Breitwieser
By Anne Innis Dagg
In the Fifties, Anne Innis Dagg used to be a tender zoologist with a lifelong love of giraffe and a dream to review them in Africa. in keeping with huge journals and letters domestic, Pursuing Giraffe vividly chronicles the belief of that dream and the 12 months that she spent learning and documenting giraffe behaviour. Dagg used to be one of many first zoologists to review wild animals in Africa (before Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey); her memoir captures her younger enthusiasm for her trip, in addition to her nÃ¤ivetÃ© concerning the advanced social and political concerns in Africa.
as soon as within the box, she recorded the complexities of giraffe social relationships but additionally discovered approximately human relationships within the context of apartheid in South Africa and colonialism in Tanganyika (Tanzania) and Kenya. Hospitality and friendship have been without difficulty prolonged to her as a white girl, yet she used to be surprised by means of the racism of the colonial whites in Africa. Reflecting the twenty-three-year-old author’s reaction to an “exotic” global a ways faraway from the Toronto the place she grew up, the booklet files her visits to Zanzibar and Victoria Falls and her climb of Mount Kilimanjaro. Pursuing Giraffe is an interesting account that has a lot to assert in regards to the prestige of ladies within the mid-twentieth century. The book’s foreword through South African novelist Mark Behr (author of The odor of Apples and Embrace) presents extra context for and insights into Dagg’s narrative.
By David Fleminger
By Inez Gitzinger-Albrecht
By Patrick Wanakuta Baraza
Drumming Up discussion applies the deliberating 3 major writers within the box of clash administration to the Bukusu neighborhood of Kenya: thinker Martin Buber, political scientist Fred Charles Iklé, and cultural anthropologist William Ury. those 3 theorists handle the growing of peace among members, among opposing factions, and among nations and cultures.
Drumming is a standard Bukusu approach of verbal exchange. Fr. Baraza makes use of the drum as a metaphor for the several methods discussion can be utilized and interpreted. Baraza offers one of many only a few reports of tradition of the Bukusu humans and the one one to handle discussion via their religions. dependent upon the non-public stories and Baraza’s ongoing touch along with his Bukusu humans, Drumming Up discussion seeks to evoke us to the cultural values of the Bukusu and supply an alternate approach to clash solution.
Hilary Martin, PhD, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA
By Janell Richison
By George Baker
By Mabel Zoker
By Hans Hermann Cordes
By Sandra Wagner
Sandra Wagner, geb. 1980 in Bernburg, arbeitet und lebt mit ihrem Mann seit 2000 in Bochum. Die Wanderlust und die Vorliebe für Berge gaben ihre Eltern ihr schon in früher Kindheit mit. Doch die Wanderungen in der Sächsischen Schweiz reichten ihr bald nicht mehr und sie suchte sich höhere Ziele, wie den Teide auf Teneriffa und den aktiven Ätna auf Sizilien. Letztendlich lockten sie die Liebe zu Afrika und die Begeisterung für Berge nach Tansania, wo sie sich auf den speedy 6000 m hohen Kilimandscharo wagte.