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11 Explorers of the Nile: the Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure (Paperback)

by Tim Jeal

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 07/06/2012

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Between 1856 and 1876, five explorers, all British, took on the seemingly impossible task of discovering the source of the White Nile. This title... Read more

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12 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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13 Born Free: The Full Story (Paperback)

by Joy Adamson

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 04/06/2010

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The fiftieth anniversary edition of the classic story of Elsa the lioness and the woman who cared for her. Read more

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14 There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra (Paperback)

by Chinua Achebe

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 25/04/2013

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The defining experience of author's life was the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War. A marriage of history, remembrance, poetry... Read more

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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 The Little Moroccan Cookbook (Hardback)

Format: Hardback 192 pages
Published: 10/04/2014

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19 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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20 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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