Search Results: 'Tales from Africa'

Search

×
×
×
×
217 results for "Tales from Africa"
Tales of South Africa By H. A. (Henry Anderson) Bryden
Paperback: List Price: $8.15 $4.08 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Anderson Bryden (1854-1937) was an English solicitor,... More > athlete and sportsman, playing rugby for England in 1874. He was a keen hunter and naturalist and travelled widely. He then became a professional author writing about wildlife and his hunting experiences.Henry Bryden was born on 3 May 1854 in Banbury, the third son of W.A. Bryden, (of Surbiton), and Maria, daughter of William Cowper. He attended Brackenbury’s Anglican Preparatory Military Academy and went on to study at Cheltenham College. As well as rugby football, he was known as an excellent long distance runner, and holder of 37 prizes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Anderson_Bryden< Less
fables and stories from North Africa By Leo Bzaid
Paperback: $10.78
Prints in 3-5 business days
This book tells sixteen Traditional folk tales from the Poeple of North Africa. These storiess are Berbers with Red Ridinghoods and Cinderellas are for the west book also includes a general overwiew... More > and exploration the stories it relates. Enjoy these these Berber's legends: That will awaken the heart of child in you.< Less
The Slope of Kongwa Hill: A Boy's Tale of Africa By Anthony R. Edwards
eBook (PDF): $5.99
Based on the author's memoirs, this novel picks up his story when, at age 9, as a result of his parents moving to East Africa, Tony finds himself bound for Kongwa School in January of 1952. Located... More > just south of the Maasai Steppe where was to be found every manner of game, exotic bird life, insects and reptiles, Kongwa provided a harsh if adventure-filled location in which to be educated and grow. The Slope of Kongwa Hill is a fascinating account of the journey of a sensitive young boy to a bolder young man. The story recalls the toughness, discipline, sometimes the brutality of British boarding school life, aggravated by the primitive location and its concurrence with the ever-present danger from living in East Africa's bundu. This is a kaleidoscope of never-to-be-repeated experiences, recounted with passion and delightful humour.< Less
The Vee-Boers: A Tale of Adventure in Southern Africa By J. T. (John Townsend) Trowbridge
Paperback: List Price: $8.77 $4.39 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883), was a... More > Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.Reid was born in Ballyroney, a small hamlet near Katesbridge, County Down, in the north of Ireland, the son of Rev. Thomas Mayne Reid Sr., who was a senior clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. His father wanted him to become a Presbyterian minister, so in September 1834 he enrolled at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Mayne_Reid< Less
FOLK STORIES FROM SOUTHERN NIGERIA WEST AFRICA By ELPHINSTONE DAYRELL, F.R.G.S., F.R.A.I.
Paperback: $9.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
"Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria" appeal to the anthropologist within me, no less than to the lover of what children and older people call "Fairy Tales." The stories are full... More > of mentions of strange institutions, as well as of rare adventures. I may be permitted to offer some running notes and comments on this mass of African curiosities from the crowded lumber-room of the native mind.< Less
First Footsteps in East Africa By Sir Richard Francis Burton
eBook (PDF): $2.99
(1 Ratings)
Preface 4 Chapter 1 (Departure from Aden) 42 Chapter 2 (Life in Zayla) 81 Chapter 3 (Excursions near Zayla) 134 Chapter 4 (The Somal, their Origin and Peculiarities) 183 Chapter 5 (From Zayla to the... More > Hills) 220 Chapter 6 (From the Zayla Hills to the Marar Prairie) 296 Chapter 7 (From the Marar Prairie to Harar) 381 Chapter 8 (Ten Days at Harar) 445 Chapter 9 (A Ride to Berberah) 535 Chapter 10 (Berberah and its Environs) 589 Postscript 637 Appendix 662 ....................................... ISBN: 978-1-4583-9364-7< Less
Tales from the Veld By Ernest Glanville
Paperback: List Price: $8.60 $4.30 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Ernest Glanville (born 5 May 1855 in Wynberg—died 6... More > September 1925 in Rondebosch) was a South African author, known especially for his short stories which are widely read and taught in South Africa. He also wrote seventeen historical novels.Glanville was educated at St. Andrew's College, Grahamstown from January 1869 to May 1871. His schooling was interrupted when he and his father transported the first printing press from Grahamstown to Griqualand West by ox wagon in 1870 and began publishing a newspaper in Kimberley. In addition to his literary works, he worked in journalism for the Cape Argus and other newspapers, and collaborated with Dr MacGowan on the 1905 Jubilee Hymn. He was married to Emma Priscilla Powell, with whom he had two children—Thomas and Ada. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Glanville< Less
Tales From Exile By Mokini Obiri
Paperback: $13.52
Prints in 3-5 business days
"Songs of love all over the world. The abode of love remains the inner heart of humans." If you have ever come by these sayings,” Brothers set against brothers, sisters set against... More > sisters and children against their own parents,” then prepare to uncover more about these sayings in this text.< Less
Tales From Exile By Mokini Obiri
eBook (PDF): $12.56
"Songs of love all over the world. The abode of love remains the inner heart of humans." If you have ever come by these sayings,” Brothers set against brothers, sisters set against... More > sisters and children against their own parents,” then prepare to uncover more about these sayings in this text.< Less
Tales From the Gold Coast By Canbra Hodsdon
Hardcover: $35.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
A collection of short stories and photographs by Canbra Hodsdon about traveling in Ghana, Africa.