Books tagged: sahara

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The Sources of Protracted Conflict in the Western Sahara - Algerian Hegemony, Spanish Decolonization, Ceasefire, UN Problems, Algeria and Polisario Front, SADR, Tindouf Region, Morocco, ISIS, al-Qaeda
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Since the ceasefire of 1991, Morocco and the POLISARIO Front have maintained a stalemate in the Western Sahara conflict. This obscure war, which recently surpassed forty years of hostilities, is at the center of a complex set of regional and foreign interests that encourage its prolongation.
Crescent Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: Australian English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
Following his divorce, Harry Woolrich takes a 3 week vacation to Europe. A garbage collectors strike makes it unpleasant in Italy with large piles of rubbish on every corner and this gets Harry to thinking of alternate means for a tip site. He sets about investigating places and options that lead him into a new world of business.
Een treinrit in Senegal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: Dutch. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Een treinreis in onderontwikkeld gebied in Senegal wordt na een treinongeluk een inblik in het overleven in sub-Sahara gebied. Hier geldt het recht van de sterkste, ook en juist na een ongeluk, terwijl voorzieningen voor de gewonden minimaal zijn. Een bizarre gebeurtenis tot vreugde van een Italiaanse filmer, waarbij overal het stof en zand uit de Sahara lijkt neer te dalen. (kort verhaal)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,910. Language: German. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Eine atemberaubende Wüstenlandschaft, fremdartige Menschen entführen den Leser in die faszinierende Sahara.
The Front of Beyond
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
‘The Front of Beyond’ is a collection of travellers’ tales. It describes my wanderings around East Asia and elsewhere. In China I tried to nip across borders in militarised zones. I stuck my nose into parts of Burma where the authorities didn’t want me to go. I delved into parts of Kurdistan. I had a look at the Sahara, being chased by the army. I hitched and bussed across borders in East Africa.
Cuestionarios de Educación Comparada
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 24,030. Language: Spanish. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Comparative, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / general
Entre los cuestionarios de Educación Comparada que le presentamos, encontrará tanto cuestiones relativas al orígen y autores más relevantes en el campo de la educación comparada, como cuestiones relativas a los sistemas educativos de diversos países, como Japón o Reino Unido.
City on Clouds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,910. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
With her thesis on the Children’s Crusade of 1212, and her life in general, going nowhere, Alisha volunteers to teach English in a remote village in Sudan, only to get more than she bargained for. Two stories instead of one, with all the dark magical realism of a medieval tale. Only, one of them isn’t medieval...
Boomers Away; Travels at the Edge of the Comfort Zone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,970. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tag along as your authors journey through: 5 continents, 18 countries, and 108 cities. Climb ancient pyramids. Hike up sacred mountains. Safari amidst fascinating wildlife. Wander atmospheric local markets. Meet wonderful people. Explore cites old and new. Lie on palm shaded beaches. Sample exotic foods. Experience the thrill of discovery and exploration. See the world in fresh and exciting ways.
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places: Travels in Timbuktu, Burkina Faso And Other West African Lands
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places is intrepid traveller Tan Wee Cheng’s latest collection of travelogues. Follow him to West Africa, the land of Timbuktu, the very epitome of remoteness and lost wealth, and of the enigmatic voodoo kingdoms in Benin and Togo. He was mobbed by former child soldiers in Liberia, caught in a riot in Burkina Faso and chased after desert giraffes in a Nigérien taxi.
Desert Drive: A zine about crossing the Sahara
Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the story of a 2011/2012 road trip from Spain to Gambia, part of the Plymouth-Banjul Banger Rally. In it, I talk about all kinds of stuff: Western Sahara separatism, the Chinese mafia in Nouakchott and the slippery 'fixers' we dealt with along the way. There's also a poo story. I don't talk all that much about cars because I don't understand them, but I do talk about how I tried to learn.