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1 The Elephant Whisperer: Learning About Life, Loyalty and Freedom From a Remarkable Herd of Elephants (Paperback)

by Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 07/05/2010

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A charming, moving account of one man's race to save a herd of elephants. Read more

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2 The Last Train to Zona Verde: Overland from Cape Town to Angola (Paperback)

by Paul Theroux

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 01/05/2014

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Heading north from Cape Town, through South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Angola, the author makes a final journey along Africa's western edge. Read more

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3 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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4 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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5 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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6 Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles (Paperback)

by Richard Dowden

Format: Paperback 448 pages
Published: 04/05/2009

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A work on life and death in modern Africa. Read more

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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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