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  • CAMPING WITH THE PRINCE AND OTHER TALES OF SCIENCE IN AFRICA. by Bass, Thomas A.
    Bass, Thomas A.
    CAMPING WITH THE PRINCE AND OTHER TALES OF SCIENCE IN AFRICA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - Based on two years of travel and research in Africa, this tells the stories of scientists who are working in virology, in the study of desertification and the causes of famine, in experimental planting, of those who are trying to combine traditional African methods with the modern scientific methods of the west. Bibliography, index. 304 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-395-415020.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37765
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  • SU-MEI'S GOLDEN YEAR. by Bro Margueritte Harmon, Illustrated By Wiese Kurt.
    Bro Margueritte Harmon, Illustrated By Wiese Kurt.
    SU-MEI'S GOLDEN YEAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1950. dj. Hardcover first edition - A story of Chinese village life, illustrated by Kurt Wiese, in which Su-Mei and her friends preserve the wheat crop and save her village from famine. Both the author and the illustrator had lived in China and have a sympathy and understanding of the people there. 246 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a very good minus dust jacket (some offsetting to the endpapers, chip to upper edge of front cover of dj, smaller chip to lower edge of rear cover)

    Book ID: 63803
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  • Siddle, David and Ken Swindell.
    RURAL CHANGE IN TROPICAL AFRICA: From Colonies to Nation-States.

    Edition: First printing.

    Oxford & Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The Institute of British Geographers Special Publications Series, no. 23. Study of thesignificant economic and social changes which have occurred in rural Africa in the colonial and post-colonial periods - looking at factors like migration, nomads, land rights, famines, and much more. Bibliography and index. 223 pp. ISBN: 0-631158553.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 31659
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