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1 A History of Ancient Egypt: From the First Farmers to the Great Pyramid (Paperback)

by John Romer

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 28/03/2013

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Draws on a lifetime of research and thought to recreate the story of how a civilization which began with handfuls of semi-itinerant fishermen... Read more

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2 The State of Africa: A History of the Continent Since Independence (Paperback)

by Martin Meredith

Format: Paperback 784 pages
Published: 14/03/2013

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The revised and fully updated edition of the seminal, sweeping history of post-colonial Africa. Read more

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3 Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town (Paperback)

by Paul Theroux

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 07/08/2003

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Offers an account of a journey from Cairo to Cape Town. Travelling across bush and desert, down rivers and across lakes, and through country after... Read more

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4 I Dreamed of Africa (Paperback)

by Kuki Gallmann

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 06/09/2007

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Kuki Gallmann's memoir of bringing up a family in Kenya in the 1970s, first with her husband Paulo, and then alone. This book is part elegaic... Read more

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5 Zulu Rising: The Epic Story of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift (Paperback)

by Ian Knight

Format: Paperback 720 pages
Published: 06/05/2011

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A gripping and vivid account of one of the British army's most famous battles Read more

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6 The Shadow of the Sun: My African Life (Paperback)

by Klara Glowczewska, Ryszard Kapuscinski

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 28/03/2002

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Creates an account of post-colonial Africa seen at once as a whole and as a location that wholly defies generalised explanations. This book gives a... Read more

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7 A House in the Sky: A Memoir of a Kidnapping That Changed Everything (Paperback)

by Amanda Lindhout, Sara Corbett

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 03/04/2014

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Presents the dramatic and redemptive memoir of a woman whose curiosity led her to the world's most beautiful and remote places, its most... Read more

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8 Cairo in the War: 1939-45 (Paperback)

by Artemis Cooper

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 24/10/2013

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A history of the glamorous and military critical city of Cairo during the Second World War Read more

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9 The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt (Paperback)

by Toby Wilkinson

Format: Paperback 672 pages
Published: 01/08/2011

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As the world's first nation-state, the history of Ancient Egypt is above all the story of the attempt to unite a disparate realm and defend it... Read more

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10 Mandela: The Authorised Biography (Paperback)

by Anthony Sampson

Format: Paperback 704 pages
Published: 18/08/2011

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Widely considered to be the most important biography of Nelson Mandela, Antony Sampson's remarkable book has been updated with an afterword by... Read more

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