The Bad Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

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  • Author : Joshua Hammer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • ISBN : 1476777411
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 182 reviews
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Pioneers in Librarianship

Pioneers in Librarianship
  • Author : Christian A. Nappo
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 12 July 2022
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Pioneers of Librarianship profiles sixty notable librarians who made significant contributions to the field. The achievements of the librarians profiled here are important because they shaped the field. Many of their theories, ideas, and contributions are still being utilized in libraries today.

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Bibliophobia
  • Author : Brian Cummings
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 04 December 2022
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This volume is illustrated with manuscripts, printed objects, and art works. It tells a 5000-year history of writing and books, giving readers an account of why books matter and how they impact our lives.

Re centering Cultural Performance and Orange Economy in Post colonial Africa

Re centering Cultural Performance and Orange Economy in Post colonial Africa
  • Author : Taiwo Afolabi,Olusola Ogunnubi,Shadrach Teryila Ukuma
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 29 September 2022
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This book explores the role of national theatres, national cultural centres, cultural policy, festivals, and the film industry as creative and cultural performances hubs for exercising soft power and cultural diplomacy. It shows how can existing cultural and non-cultural infrastructures, sometimes referred to as the Orange Economy, open opportunities for diplomacy and soft power; ways by which cultural performance and creative practice can be re-centered in post-colonial Africa and in post-global pandemic era; and existing structures that cultural performers, diplomats,

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  • Author : Tracey Baptiste
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 19 October 2021
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“In African Icons, Baptiste engages in the hard work of unveiling the myths about the African continent to young readers . . . This is a great beginner’s guide to pre-colonial Africa.” —Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist Meet ten real-life kings, queens, inventors, scholars, and visionaries who lived in Africa thousands of years ago and changed the world. Black history began long ago with the many cultures and people

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  • Author : Joshua Hammer
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 16 February 2021
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A “well-written, engaging detective story” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) about a rogue who trades in rare birds and their eggs—and the wildlife detective determined to stop him. On May 3, 2010, an Irish national named Jeffrey Lendrum was apprehended at Britain’s Birmingham International Airport with a suspicious parcel strapped to his stomach. Inside were fourteen rare peregrine falcon eggs snatched from a remote cliffside in Wales. So begins a “vivid tale of obsession and international derring-do” (Publishers Weekly), following the

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  • Author : Joshua Hammer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 03 June 2004
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Follows the story of the Palestinian uprising, covering such topics as Israel's most wanted guerilla leader, the Israeli invasion of Bethlehem, and the standoff at the Church of the Nativity. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Yokohama Burning

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  • Author : Joshua Hammer
  • Publisher : Free Press
  • Release : 05 February 2011
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Yokohama Burning is the story of the worst natural disaster of the twentieth century: the earthquakes, fires, and tsunamis of September 1923 that destroyed Yokohama and most of Tokyo and killed 140,000 people during two days of horror. With cinematic vividness and from multiple perspectives, acclaimed Newsweek correspondent Joshua Hammer re-creates harrowing scenes of death, escape, and rescue. He also places the tumultuous events in the context of history and demonstrates how they set Japan on a path to even greater tragedy.

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  • Author : Gaius Valerius Catullus,Daniel H. Garrison
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 04 December 2022
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Although his audacious, erotic, and satirical verses survived the Middle Ages in only a single copy, Catullus has become in our time a canonical author, ranking in popularity and importance with Virgil, Horace, and Ovid. And for students and teachers of Latin, Daniel H. Garrison's The Student's Catullus is a definitive introductory text. This fourth edition, thoroughly revised, makes Catullus' famous poems more accessible than ever. A comprehensive reference, The Student's Catullus includes the following features: · A brief overview of