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Southern Frontiers, A Journey Across the Roman Empire

Southern Frontiers, A Journey Across the Roman Empire


by Don McCullin

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2010
  • HARD COVER
  • 272 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

Roman sites, both world famous and obscure, from Syria and Lebanon across North Africa to Morocco, Algeria and Libya are presented in gorgeous black-and-white splendor in this collection of oversized photographs by the celebrated Don McCullin. Historian Barnaby Rogerson supplies the accompanying text. (MED172, $69.95)

The Conquest of the Sahara

The Conquest of the Sahara


by Douglas Porch

  • HISTORY
  • 2005
  • PAPER
  • 352 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

Porch captures the ambition, drama and folly of French 19th-century adventurers in North Africa in this classic history, first published in 1986. (NAF37, $23.00)

The Girl Who Married a Lion and Other Tales from Africa

The Girl Who Married a Lion and Other Tales from Africa


by Alexander McCall Smith

  • LITERATURE
  • 2004
  • HARD COVER
  • 192 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

McCall Smith brings together folktales, often hilarious or bizarre, which he heard as a child growing up in Zimbabwe. (AFR141, $22.00)

North African Villages, Morocco, Algeria & Tunisia

North African Villages, Morocco, Algeria & Tunisia


by Norman Carver

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 1989
  • PAPER
  • 200 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

Stunning color and black-and-white photographs document the folk architecture, villages and markets of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia in this book, with extensive accompanying notes and text by the author. (TUN11, $29.95)

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