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The nomad's path : travels in the Sahel

Author: Alistair Carr
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Manga is one of Africa's most remote and wild regions: a hostile and unforgiving landscape inhabited by nomads like the hardy Tubu. Situated in south-eastern Niger, and in the shadow of the Old Salt Road, it has been mislaid by the modern world; no Caucasian had been seen there in living memory. The Nomad's Path is an account of a journey across this inhospitable region with former Tubu rebels at a time of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Alistair Carr; Alistair Carr
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Carr
ISBN: 9780857723109 0857723103 1306183723 9781306183727 9780857734549 0857734547
OCLC Number: 864743696
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: IllustratIons; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Nomad's Path; Epilogue; Glossary; The Call to Prayer (azan); Ritual Prayer (Salat); Maps.
Responsibility: Alistair Carr.

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"A brave, unusual and ambitious journey, in the old style of travel that I (of course) welcome. I've never been to any part of the Sahel. But this made me want to go." - Colin Thubron, travel writer Read more...

 
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