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Smugglers And Saints Of The Sahara

Author : Judith Scheele  |  Pub Date : 2012-04-30  |  Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107022126
ISBN 13 : 1107022126

This book describes life on the contemporary border between Algeria and Mali, exploring current developments in a broad historical and socioeconomic context...



Channelling Mobilities

Author : Valeska Huber  |  Pub Date : 2013-08-01  |  Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107030602
ISBN 13 : 1107030609

This book examines the people using and passing by the Suez Canal to reassess the history of globalisation before 1914...



The Bad Ass Librarians Of Timbuktu

Author : Joshua Hammer  |  Pub Date : 2016-04-19  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781476777436
ISBN 13 : 1476777438

To save ancient Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven in this “fast-paced narrative that is…part intellectual his..



Migrant Refugee Smuggler Savior

Author : Peter Tinti  |  Pub Date : 2017-04-04  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190668594
ISBN 13 : 0190668598

When states, charities, and NGOs either ignore or are overwhelmed by movement of people on a vast scale, criminal networks step into the breach. This book explains what happens nex..



The Book Smugglers Of Timbuktu

Author : Charlie English  |  Pub Date : 2017-04-24  |  Publisher : William Collins

ISBN 10 : 0008126631
ISBN 13 : 9780008126636

Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to sa..




Sahel

Author : Thomas L. Miles  |  Pub Date : 2017-09  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1849044732
ISBN 13 : 9781849044738

The Sahel, where the southern edge of the Sahara meets the land in between it and the savannah, is alternatively ignored and misunderstood. In the 1970s it was synonymous with drou..