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Surrender or Starve : Travels in Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, and Eritrea by Robert D. Kaplan
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?A writer of extraordinary intellect and passion . . .with a wonderfully lucid way of relating history as a living thing.? ?San Francisco Chronicle

?This vivid account . . . tells very convincingly a story which the author claims was almost entirely ignored by Western media, diplomats, and relief officials. Kaplan paints a horrific picture of often fatal cru...


The Sign and the Seal: The Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant by Graham Hancock
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English journalist Hancock retells the circumstances and thoughts that led to his discovery that the Lost Ark of the Covenant really exists. (Note that the subtitle is not How Indy and I Raided the Lost Ark.) Hancock was in Ethiopia in 1983, having been hired by the Ethiopian government to write and produce a coffee-table book extolling that country. He was g...


Lonely Planet Ethiopian Amharic Phrasebook (Ethiopian Amharic Phrasebook, 2nd Ed) by Tilahun Kebede
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Amharic is the most widely spoken language in Ethiopia and therefore the most useful for travelers to this destination to know. Co-authored by a native Amharic speaker, this phrasebook features an easy-to-follow layout and makes an obvious companion to Lonely Planet's Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this t...


Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Eritrea (Lonely Planet. Ethiopia and Eritrea, 2nd Ed) by Frances Linzee Gordon, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Frances Linzee Gordon
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Search of King Solomon's Mines, In by Tahir Shah
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Travel writer Shah (Sorcerer's Apprentice; Trail of Feathers) paid 600 shekels in a Jerusalem souk for a dubious map of the route to King Solomon's mines; he admits, "I have an insatiable appetite for questionable souvenirs." The London-based writer is also fond of danger: "As soon as there's a bomb, an earthquake, a tidal wave or a riot, I call the travel...


Spectrum Guide to Ethiopia (The Spectrum Guides Series) by Barbara Lawrence Balletto, Camerapix, Camerapix Publishers International
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Blacks in Antiquity: Ethiopians in the Greco-Roman Experience by Frank M. Snowden
Publisher : Harvard Univ Pr
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Here's a book to raise the spirits of anyone of African descent who feels that he or she has nothing to do with the making of Western civilization. Frank M. Snowden Jr., a world-renowned scholar on ancient Greece and Rome who taught at Howard and Georgetown Universities, details with encyclopedic and painstaking scholarship and research the undeniable presence of Afri...


Ethiopia, 3rd: The Bradt Travel Guide by Philip Briggs
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In this comprehensively updated third edition of Ethiopia: The Bradt Travel Guide containing over 150 pages of new material, Philip Briggs invites you to share his sense of wonder at a country he describes as "the most welcoming, enjoyable and uplifting I have ever visited." He introduces a majestic landscape, a diverse natural history, the richest historical her...


Eating the Flowers of Paradise: A Journey Through the Drug Fields of Ethiopia and Yemen by Kevin Rushby
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The flower of paradise is khat (also known as qat), a plant whose leaves, when chewed, release a powerful stimulant. Eager to return to Yemen, where he taught in the 1980s before the country embraced puritanical Islam, the intrepid Rushby set out to retrace 19th-century explorer Richard Burton's travels along the Khat Road, an ancient (and still dangerous)...


Ethiopia, the Unknown Land: A Cultural and Historical Guide by Stuart Munro-Hay
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Munro-Hay (Aksum: An African Civilization of Late Antiquity; Ethiopia and Alexandria) is a leading Western authority on Ethiopian history and culture. In his latest book, he fills an existing void by providing a much-needed comprehensive guide to the history, culture, and art of that ancient and mythical African nation. Regions, historic sites, monuments, an...


First Footsteps in East Africa; Or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F. Burton
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One of the great adventure classics. Victorian scholar-adventurer’s first-hand epic account of daring 1854 expedition to forbidden East African capital city. A treasury of detailed information on Muslim beliefs, manners and morals; plus pleasures and perils of the desert. A wealth of geographic, ethnographic and linguistic data.


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A Rasta's Pilgrimage: Ethiopian Faces and Places by Neville Garrick
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Guide to Ethiopia by Philip Briggs
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Camera on Africa: The World of an Ethiopian Boy. by Victor Englebert
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Numerous photographs and brief text follow the daily activities of a twelve-year-old Ethiopian boy during Christmas vacation in his remote mountain village.

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A Guide to Ethnic Food in Los Angeles: Restaurants, Markets, Bakeries, Specialty Shops for the Food of Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, Greece, Guatemala, by Linda Burum
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Blue Nile : Ethiopia's River of Magic and Mystery by Virginia Morell
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This is a delightful and well-paced account of a National Geographic team's successful 1999 journey by raft down the length of the Blue Nile one of the two rivers of the upper Nile River from its source in Ethiopia to the Sudan border. Science magazine correspondent Morell (Ancestral Passions), whose crew was the first to descend the Nile in a single, unbr...


To Dine with the Blameless Ethiopians by Kemba S. Mazloomian
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Ethiopia: Off the Beaten Trail by John Graham, Philip Briggs, By John Graham
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Ethiopia is a country of endless stories and histories, many never heard outside this elusive country. John Graham has tirelessly traversed Ethiopia, and explored many nooks and crannies of this ancient land. From the China Road to the most remote mountain monastery Mr Graham has visited and documented those parts of Ethiopia rarely seen or discussed by the outs...


The Mountains Of Rasselas: An Ethiopian Adventure by Thomas Pakenham
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Rasselas is a tale of the royal princes of Abyssinia, who were condemned to live on the prison-mountain of Wehni until they died or the order of succession called them to the throne. How much of this was truth and how much legend? The author of Meetings with Remarkable Trees, Thomas Pakenham traveled to Ethiopia to find out. The predicament of the prisoners had ...


Juan Maria Schuver's Travels in North East Africa 1880-1883 (Hakluyt Society. Second Series, No 184) by Juan Maria Schuver, Gerd Baumann, Douglas H. Johnson, Wendy James
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Local Colour Illustrated Guide: Ethiopia by Marc Aubert, Luigi Cantamessa, Nicolas Rughetti
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In Ethiopia With a Mule by Dervla Murphy
Publisher : ISIS Publishing
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Ethiopia (Countries: Faces and Places) by Elma Schemenauer
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Describes the history, geography, people, and customs of Ethiopia.

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My mission to Abyssinia by Gerald Herbert Portal
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Lonely Planet Ethiopia Eritrea and Djibouti (Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit) by Pertti Hamalainen, Frances Linzee Gordon
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Ethiopia's millennia-old monuments, Djibouti's stunning diving, Eritrea's architecture - the Horn of Africa has plenty to offer the traveller. Use this guide to discover the continent's best-kept secret.

  • over 50 maps, providing comprehensive coverage of the region
  • valuable information on safety and health
  • where to stay, what to eat a...

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