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Taming the Sahara : Tunisia shows a way while others falter

Author: Andrew Borowiec
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Borowiec shows how the Sahara's encroachment can be prevented from becoming an ecological disaster for North Africa, Southern Europe, and possibly the world.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Borowiec
ISBN: 0275976475 9780275976477
OCLC Number: 51242099
Description: xi, 145 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: The buff-colored land --
Black gold and territorial claims --
Blood on the sand --
The spell of the desert --
"A young developed nation" --
Tunisia against the desert --
The green rampart --
Nomads become farmers --
The assault --
Comfort in the Sahara --
A false beauty --
Appendix A: Tunisian Arabic terms used in the text --
Appendix B: Significant dates in Tunisia's recent history.
Responsibility: Andrew Borowiec.
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