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    again to help him spend the last banana of his unremittable fortune and Tucker returned in 1972 These were the first of 16 African trips spanning 43 years There were 180 Greeks in Chaggaland but Nyerere s policy of returning land to the watu people destroyed this community Three stayed on Marios was one In this absorbing and elegantly written book Tucker recalls conditions in equatorial Africa before the European scramble for colonies He reminds us of Livingstone s vision of ending the slave trade by bringing the 3 Cs Commerce Christianity and Civilization to the interior of Africa and suggests that Greek settlement in Africa was an important part of fulfilling this vision a story previously untold in English Tucker contrasts the moral force and fruits of the pioneer missionaries and explorers who brought Christianity to Africa with the triviality of modern travel and the surrealism of democracy and freedom expounded in Africa today Anyone reading this humane intelligent account will be a great deal the wiser about not only East Africa but also human naivete folly and plain stupidity Robert Carver in The Independent This remarkable and brilliant book Shelby Tucker is that rare species of travel writer

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    Banana paperback Shelby Tucker Shelby Tucker first went to East Africa in 1967 to visit his university friend Marios Ghikas who then farmed on the slopes of Kilimanjaro Tanzania Marios grandfather had been one of the first of many Greeks to settle there Anticipating nationalization Marios invited Tucker to visit again to help him spend the last banana of his unremittable fortune and Tucker made 16 trips over the next 43 years Nyerere s policy of returning land to the watu people destroyed the Greek community Three stayed on Marios was one In this absorbing and elegantly written book Tucker recalls conditions in equatorial Africa before the European scramble for colonies Tucker contrasts the moral force and fruits of the pioneer missionaries and explorers who brought Christianity to Africa with the triviality of modern travel and the surrealism of democracy and freedom expounded in Africa today It is a fascinating even heroic tale Robert Carver in The Independent This remarkable and brilliant book Shelby Tucker is that rare species of travel writer an authentic adventurer of expansive Victorian self confidence Michael Moran in The Tablet Click this link for a television interview with the author Shelby Tucker Shelby Tucker read

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    and Poetry History Independent Minds Language Natural History Photography Proverbs Series Reference Travel Search Results Showing page 1 of 1 Go to page Go Amelia Edwards Traveller Novelist and Egyptologist Joan Rees The first biography of Amelia Edwards founder of the Egypt Exploration Society Barbara s History Amelia Edwards The story of a spirited heroine and her growth to maturity through the love of an older man Hand and Glove

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    Mears Cookery Fiction and Poetry History Independent Minds Language Natural History Photography Proverbs Series Reference Travel Search Results Showing page 1 of 1 Go to page Go Icons Hilda Ismail An exciting new book of verse from the talented young

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    Archaeology and Geology Biography Books For Children Carter and Mears Cookery Fiction and Poetry History Independent Minds Language Natural History Photography Proverbs Series Reference Travel Search Results Showing page 1 of 1 Go to page Go Into the Abyss Akim

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    Independent Minds Language Natural History Photography Proverbs Series Reference Travel Search Results Showing page 1 of 1 Go to page Go Chile Rediscovered Vincent Cronin A highly original piece of travel writing which raises questions about the origins and purpose

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    Children Carter and Mears Cookery Fiction and Poetry History Independent Minds Language Natural History Photography Proverbs Series Reference Travel Search Results Showing page 1 of 1 Go to page Go The Augur s Daughter Sybille Haynes The changing fortunes of

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    Trial Execution and Burial of King Charles I Robert B Partridge Regardless of the rights and wrongs of Charles actions before and during the Civil War the events of his last days show him to be a man who believed in his right to rule Saudi Arabia by the First Photographers William Facey Gillian Grant A visual tour of Saudi Arabia between 1860 and 1950 Social Life under the Abbasids M M Ashan An examination of the dramatic changes in the Abbasid Caliphate as its economy transformed The Arab Conquest of the Western Sahara H T Norris A scholarly yet readable account of a key period in North African history The Bank of England Bedside Book A Thread of Gold 1694 2008 Paul Tempest Danny Denahy Illustrator Basil Hone Illustrator In this treasure trove of a book Paul Tempest has gathered and edited articles cartoons and reminiscences that provide a valuable insight into the workings of the Bank of England The Black Pharaohs Egypt s Nubian Rulers Robert Morkot In the ninth century bc a powerful kingdom arose in northern Sudan Kush Conquering Egypt its kings ruled the Nile Valley from the Mediterranean as far as Khartoum for half a

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