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Breath of the Desert the Account of a Journey Through Algeria and Tunisia

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The Breath of the Desert the Account of a Journey Through Algeria and Tunisia by Ferdinand Ossendowski
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1927 - From the Preface: As I look back upon my journey through Algeria and Tunisia and, especially now, as I go through my notes for this volume - notes jotted down or elaborated in hotels, Government offices, native taverns, wayside Moorish cafes and markets; among beggars and the descendants of buccaneers; in palaces, in the houses, huts and tents of Berbers, Kabyles and Arabs; before the mosques; during hunting expeditions on the plains or among the peaks of the Jujura; amid Roman or Phoenician ruins or out on the limitless wastes of the Sahara - I realize how deeply I am indebted to the assistance and advice of others for much of my material. The contents include: The City of the Pirates; Away to the Desert; In the Babylon of the Sahara; Through the Land of the Simoon; When Africa was Rome; Under the Spell of Numidian Kings; The Mediterranean of St. Augustine; The Heritage of Carthaginian Rulers; In the City of Dido and Salammbo; Among the Proud Highlanders of Kabylia; The Tale of Akub Ben Gmali; The Love of a Sahara; and The Riddle of North Africa.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2005
Contributor
Translated by Lewis Stanton Palen
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Kessinger Publishing Co
Pages
276
Dimensions
152x229x15
ISBN-13
9781417902811
Product ID
1864612

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