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Expedition to Sudan

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Essential Reading Package-EXAFR187

Item EXAFR187. Buy these 5 items as a set for $79 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

The River War, An Historical of The Reconquest of the Sudan

AFR147
Winston S. Churchill, Mary Soames (Introduction), James W. Muller (Introduction)
Skyhorse
2013
381
0486447855
PAPER
History
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The classic account of the history of the Sudan and its reconquest by Lord Kitchener and an Anglo-Egyptian Army in the 1890s. Churchill served as a lieutenant during the war.
$14.95

Surrender or Starve: Travels in Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea

AFR155
Robert D. Kaplan
Alfred Knopf
2003
240
1400034523
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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0
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Robert Kaplan, the prolific journalist and author of Balkan Ghosts, traveled through Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea for this illuminating travelogue examining the culture, religion and politics of the region.
$15.95

Season of Migration to the North

CAF47
Tayeb Salih
NYRB
2009
139
1590173023
PAPER
Literature
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Salih's incandescent novel, set among the people of a small village along the Nile in Sudan, is beautifully translated by Denys Johnson-Davies.
$14.00

Bradt Guide North Sudan

AFR152
Paul Clammer
Bradt Publications
2012
288
1841624136
PAPER
Guidebook
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0
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A practical guide in the popular Bradt series, noted for publishing travel guides to remote and little-visited destinations.
$26.99

Sudan Map

AFR75
ITMB
ITMB
2008
1
1553414144
MAP
Reference
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A full-color map of Sudan at a scale of 1:1:2,500,000. With an inset of Khartoum.
$12.95

Africa's Turn?

AFR240
Edward Miguel (Editor)
MIT Press
2009
144
0262012898
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
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0
0
0
Refreshingly optimistic, Berkeley economist Edward Miguel brings together nine experts on Africa and international development to respond to his observation that African nations are making modest but genuine recent gains in the standard of living and better government.
$16.95

From Slave to Pharaoh, The Black Experience of Ancient Egypt

EGY188
Donald B. Redford
Johns Hopkins University Press
2006
232
0801885442
PAPER
History
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0
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In a lively and engaging style, Redford examines the once powerful Nubian kingdom of southern Egypt and the Sudan and the racial and cultural tensions with the ancent Egyptians.
$30.00

The Blue Nile

EGY67
Alan Moorehead
HarperCollins Publishers
2000
320
0060956402
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this grand history of exploration and events on the great river from 1798 to 1869, Moorehead follows the course of the Blue Nile from the Ethiopian highlands through Sudan and Egypt to the Mediterranean.
$14.99

The Fate of Africa

AFR154
Martin Meredith
Hachette
2011
792
1610390717
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ambitious in scope, immensely readable -- and as big as a doorstop -- Martin Meredith's blockbuster country-by-country overview of the tumult in Africa since independence is now revised and updated to reflect recent events.
$23.99

The White Nile

EGY79
Alan Moorehead
HarperCollins
2000
431
0060956399
PAPER
History
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0
0
0
This lively history of the Victorian search for the source of the Nile includes the extraordinary tales of Burton and Speke, not to mention the famous meeting of Livingstone and Stanley. The narrative includes vivid descriptions of Zanzibar, the last days of Khartoum and the building of the Suez Canal.
$14.99

Trans-Saharan Africa in World History

NAF72
Ralph A. Austen
Oxford University Press
2010
176
0195337883
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Austen traces the growth, impact and legacy of the 1,000 years of camel caravan traffic in North Africa that brought gold, slaves and other commodities northward and sent both manufactured goods and Mediterranean culture southward into the Sudan.
$20.95

Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs, A Popular History of Ancient Egypt

EGY27
Barbara Mertz
William Morrow & Company
2009
324
006125276X
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
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Mertz's great enthusiasm and formidable scholarship brings ancient Egypt to life for the general reader in this updated classic. She's also the author, writing as Elizabeth Peters, of the best-selling Amelia Peabody mysteries.
$18.99

The A to Z of Ancient and Medieval Nubia

EGY252
Richard A. Lobban
Rowman & Littlefield
2010
511
0810875640
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An authoritative reference on Nubian history from the Paleolithic through Medieval Christianity. It includes a survey of Egyptology and Nubian archaeology.
$42.00

Desert Songs, A Woman Explorer in Egypt and Sudan

DES14
Arita Baaijens
American University in Cairo
2009
144
9774162110
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
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0
0
0
Having given up a traditional European life to explore the deserts of Egypt and Sudan, Baaijens recounts her passion for the desert's vistas and horizons, dangers and physical challenges, nomads and camels, in this personal photographic journal.
$34.95

Down the Nile, Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff

EGY207
Rosemary Mahoney
Little Brown and Company
2008
273
0316019011
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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0
0
0
In this marvelously engaging chronicle, Mahoney weaves the tale of her quest to row the Nile with deft portraits of the people she meets.
$14.99

The Black Nile

AFR271
Dan Morrison
Viking
2011
320
0143119370
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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0
0
0
Abandoned by his childhood friend mid-trip, intrepid Dan Morrison persists with his plan to paddle 4,000-miles from Uganda across the Sudan to Cairo on a hand-built plank boat.
$16.00

The Wedding of Zein

AFR264
Tayeb Salih, Denys Johnson-Davies (Translator)
NYRB
2010
144
1590173422
PAPER
Literature
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A classic of Arabic literature, set in a village in the north of Sudan.
$14.00

Three Novels of Ancient Egypt Khufu's Wisdom, Rhadopis of Nubia, Thebes at War

EGY198
Naguib Mahfouz
Everyman's Library
2007
648
0307266249
HARD COVER
Literature
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0
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A collection of three novels by Nobel laureate Mahfouz (Cairo Triology) set against the backdrop of ancient Egypt.
$26.95