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Haiku for Awuku is an anthology of haiku poems approximately Africa. It provides its reader a number of scenes of gorgeous African landscapes. there's a string of nostalgia for nature through the anthology. this offers this literary paintings the opportunity to stick inside of standards of the haiku and nonetheless convey strong statements approximately nature in Africa. Haiku for Awuku is a kaleidoscopic view on good looks, beasts and beings.

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By Anna Badkhen

An intimate account of existence in a West African fishing village, tugged through currents old and smooth, and depending on an ocean that's being appreciably transformed.

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Read e-book online Lonely Planet West Africa (Travel Guide) PDF

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Lonely Planet West Africa is your passport to the main correct, updated suggestion on what to work out and bypass, and what hidden discoveries look forward to you. discover the Senegalese track scene in Dakar, solar your self within the coastal paradise of Freetown, or hike via lush highlands in Kpalime; all together with your depended on shuttle significant other. Get to the center of West Africa and start your trip now!

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Valeria Degl'Innocenti,Roberta Yasmine Catalano's Le luci di Casablanca: Storia della donna che seppe stupire PDF

By Valeria Degl'Innocenti,Roberta Yasmine Catalano

“Scoprire il manoscritto di Valeria Degl’Innocenti è stata un’incredibile avventura, è stato il mio viaggio attraverso il suo. È accaduto according to caso, così, come quasi sempre avviene in step with le cose speciali. l. a. sua storia s’intreccia con quella dei luoghi che abita: l. a. povertà dei vicoli fiorentini negli anni Venti tra case senza acqua né luce, le foglie di cicoria usate come rossetto, los angeles seconda guerra mondiale vista dagli Stati Uniti, il maccartismo americano, l’arrivo a Casablanca, l’esilio di Mohammed V dal Marocco, il protettorato francese e il risveglio dell’identità nazionale marocchina, fino all’indipendenza. Si journey, ci si commuove, si segue l’avvicendarsi degli eventi senza mai stancarsi, tutto d’un fiato, cadenzati da una costante autoironia, uno stile tagliente e teatrale e una meravigliosa gioia di vivere. A libro chiuso, rimane il desiderio di poter incontrare il sorriso di Valeria, anche solo in line with un istante. Anche solo in step with un tè alla menta”. (Roberta Yasmine Catalano)

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Download e-book for kindle: Une agronomie à l'oeuvre: Pratiques paysannes dans les by Pierre Milleville

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Les textes rassemblés dans cet ouvrage jalonnent le parcours de recherche d'un agronome qui s'est consacré, durant plus de trente ans, à l'analyse des pratiques paysannes au Sénégal, au Burkina Faso et à Madagascar. Trois thèmes sont successivement abordés : le comportement procedure des agriculteurs en liaison avec l'élaboration de los angeles creation ; le changement strategy et les dynamiques agraires ; les interrelations entre les activités agricoles et pastorales, les milieux et l'environnement. Ces travaux, réalisés pour partie dans un cadre pluridisciplinaire, s'inscrivent dans le champ de l'agronomie et témoignent de ses interfaces avec l. a. géographie et l'écologie.

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Get DuMont Reiseabenteuer Blaue Dahlie, Schwarzes Gold: Eine PDF

By Daniel Metcalfe

Zwischen postkolonialem Blues und Ölboom In London lernt Daniel Metcalfe den angolanischen Dichter Rui kennen, aus dem weird and wonderful Geschichten über seine Heimat nur so heraussprudeln. Er karikiert die neue, märchenhaft reiche Elite, die Starlets und Präsidenten-Mätressen, Geschäftemacher und Ölmagnaten, die den Reichtum des Landes auf ihre Bankkonten lenken und die Skulpturen in ihren Villen Champagner pinkeln lassen. Die blumigen Namen der Bohrplattformen, von Orchidee bis Dahlie, können nicht verbergen: Das sprudelnde Öl nährt eine Welt anmaßender Exzesse. Neugierig geworden und trotz der Warnungen eines Reiseführers beschließt Metcalfe, als Rucksacktourist loszuziehen und jenseits der Baukräne von Luanda die alte Seele des Landes zu suchen: das Angola der gütigen Großväter, der guten Feste, des Kizomba-Tanzes und der kunstvollen Geistermasken. In Bussen und klapprigen Jeeps ist er unterwegs, er spricht mit Stammesältesten und Minenräumern, Straßenkindern und Ölarbeitern und erfährt eine Lebenswirklichkeit voller severe. Er findet die Narben der portugiesischen Kolonialgeschichte, des Sklavenhandels und des speedy drei Jahrzehnte dauernden angolanischen Bürgerkriegs. Seine Reise führt ihn direkt in einen explosiven Cocktail aus Korruption und Vetternwirtschaft, sprudelndem Ölgeld und schnellem Aufstieg der Neureichen, Elend und postkolonialem Blues.


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By Gerhard Rohlfs,Herbert Gussenbauer

Gerhard Rohlfs Erstdurchquerung der Sahara brachte dem deutschen Forschungsreisenden Weltruhm ein: Im Jahr 1865 hatte der mutige junge Mann von Tripolis aus teils zu Fuß, teils auf Kamel- und Pferderücken die gesamte Sahara durchquert, wobei er durch Savannen und Urwälder bis nach Lagos am golfing von Guinea vorgedrungen warfare und aus heutiger Sicht unglaubliche Strapazen und lebensbedrohliche Gefahren erduldete. Rohlfs fundierte Kenntnisse der landestypischen Sitten und Gebräuche, sein Blick fürs aspect und seine unstillbare Neugier machen seinen fesselnd geschriebenen Reisebericht zu einem der bedeutendsten Werke der Reiseliteratur des 19. Jahrhunderts.

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