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Out of East Africa: Our Childhood Memories 1934 – 1956 By Robert Hall, Margaret Johnston
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This is a Story Book of the wonderful memories of a sister and her younger brother who were uniquely privileged to live through this period of East African history. From 1934 to 1956 their parents... More > were posted to various remote ports on the lakes and rivers of Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika (modern day Tanzania), including Lake Victoria and the River Nile. Their father was a marine engineer with the East African Railway and Harbours (EAR&H) and many of the stories and photographs in this book are taken from the times spent in these remote and isolated outposts far from the norms of western civilization.< Less
The Last Colonial By Joseph Bell
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Love, passion and greed are set against the horror of a brutal civil war in 1970s East Africa. Insurance engineer O'Grady is sent to investigate an explosion on a hospital ship. Motivated by his... More > attraction to a lady doctor, he takes charge of trying to save the old vessel. He meets Alan Craig, Government military advisor and the soldier and engineer become firm friends. O'Grady then buys and commissions an ancient tug for a lucrative contract that also keeps him near the doctor. He and his son are welcomed by the colonials, where nobody is quite as they appear, including Craig and his promiscuous wife Muriel. However, the feudal kingdom has provided a platform for ruthless exploitation and everyone’s lives are shattered in the ensuing brutality and destruction. As the warfare envelops them, the friends plan to steal a fortune in a desperate bid to escape…< Less
Plan! Build! - Principles of Town Planning and Economic Layout Design for low income Housing Developments in Zimbabwe By Graham Atkins
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An urban design manual for Africa. Town planning and design principles relevant to town planners, engineers and architects working in Africa today. 30 years ago, Zimbabwe's engineers and... More > town planners revealed how the use of improved design techniques in low income housing estates could result in dramatic land and engineering cost savings, without loss of social amenity. Better neighbourhoods + more houses for more people at less cost! A far-sighted solution to Africa's endemic housing problems. This is a faithful reprint of the original 1981 Zimbabwe planning manual. (Available on a Not-for-profit basis: - FREE DOWNLOAD; print version is sold at cost) Note: download may take several minutes, be patient!< Less
Plan! Build! - Principles of Town Planning and Economic Layout Design for low income Housing Developments in Zimbabwe By Graham Atkins
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An urban design manual for Africa. Town planning and design principles relevant to town planners, engineers and architects working in Africa today. 30 years ago, Zimbabwe's engineers and... More > town planners revealed how the use of improved design techniques in low income housing estates could result in dramatic land and engineering cost savings, without loss of social amenity. Better neighbourhoods + more houses for more people at less cost! A far-sighted solution to Africa's endemic housing problems. This is a faithful reprint of the original 1981 Zimbabwe planning manual. (Available on a Not-for-profit basis: - FREE DOWNLOAD; print version is sold at cost) Note: download may take several minutes, be patient!< Less
Contractor ? You must be joking By Michel Gauthier, William Le Gaumec
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“CONTRACTOR ?” is a practical, down-to-earth handbook for contractors and their personnel. It is a gold mine of tips, advice, and references to help builders make the most of their... More > contracts, from sharp tendering to successful dispute resolution through adept execution and ingenious cost control. Written by seasoned professionals the contents are rich with insight and guidance to optimize business opportunities and stay clear of the endemic pitfalls which plague the industry. Between Michel and William there is nearly one hundred years of construction life, all of it on the contracting side of the fence. Projects have taken them to some dozens of countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. They have brushed shoulders –and occasionally crossed swords- with most if not all types of clients, architects, resident engineers, sub-contractors, suppliers and dispute resolution practitioners. They have suffered from nearly all possible shortcomings and errors, including their own, in the construction business.< Less
Edgar Rice Burroughs Adventures By Wind Lothamer, Ahimsa Kerp, Oreon Lothamer
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Welcome to the world of non-stop pulp adventure! Within these pages you will find all you need to play the most outrageous, action-packed, exploratory role playing games of your life. Using the most... More > immersive and exciting RPG game engine ever devised, the world of Edgar Rice Burroughs promises you the most exceptional adventurers, the most exciting combat, and the most genuine role playing experience of your life. Where will your adventurous spirit take you? To the dense canopy of the teeming jungles of Africa? To the war-ravaged surface of a barren far-off world? To a vast hidden world beneath our very feet? Will you restore decency to a lost civilization? Will you discover the secret of immortality? Will you rescue your one true love? Only through the magic of ERB Adventures and your own active imagination will you find out!< Less
The War Correspondent Vol 21 No.1 April 2003 By Crimean War Research Society
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Aqueduct, D. Williams; Bizarre, K. Horton; Boots for the 19F, D. Cliff; Cantinieres & Vivandieres, Letters; CDV: Photo Portraits Pt. 3, Sir Arthur Hardinge, Mike HM; Casualty Statistics, A.... More > Margrave; Duelling in British Army, D. Cliff; Engineer Capt 24hrs in the French trenches, J. Barham; Firearms Pt 27 Russia Naval Belt Model Pistol, W S Curtis; Firearms, Musket Drill, W S Curtis Guest Editorial; Gunpowder Mills, Royal, Waltham Abbey, Letters; Hospital Renkioi Visit D. Cliff; Renkioi Hospital Notes, Letters; Hospital, Navy, Therapia Pt1, Prof R. Huntsman; Internet, Causeway Heights, Redoubts, M. HM; James Index Snippets, A. James; Medals, JOMRS Foreign Crimea Medals, D. Cliff; Navy List, Allens 1855, Review, Nolan. Capt Nolan, Final Moments, D. Cliff; South Africa, R. Smith; Trenches, British around Sevastopol, M. HM; Turkey & The War, Admiral Slade, Review; Uniform Mass Levy, Wear by children, M. Conrad; Veterans who fought for Uncle Sam, Civil War, B. Best; Veterans' Funeral. Old Soldiers Tales, R. Mills< Less
The War Correspondent Vol 21 No.1 April 2003 By Crimean War Research Society
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Aqueduct, D. Williams; Bizarre, K. Horton; Boots for the 19F, D. Cliff; Cantinieres & Vivandieres, Letters; CDV: Photo Portraits Pt. 3, Sir Arthur Hardinge, Mike HM; Casualty Statistics, A.... More > Margrave; Duelling in British Army, D. Cliff; Engineer Capt 24hrs in the French trenches, J. Barham; Firearms Pt 27 Russia Naval Belt Model Pistol, W S Curtis; Firearms, Musket Drill, W S Curtis Guest Editorial; Gunpowder Mills, Royal, Waltham Abbey, Letters; Hospital Renkioi Visit D. Cliff; Renkioi Hospital Notes, Letters; Hospital, Navy, Therapia Pt1, Prof R. Huntsman; Internet, Causeway Heights, Redoubts, M. HM; James Index Snippets, A. James; Medals, JOMRS Foreign Crimea Medals, D. Cliff; Navy List, Allens 1855, Review, Nolan. Capt Nolan, Final Moments, D. Cliff; South Africa, R. Smith; Trenches, British around Sevastopol, M. HM; Turkey & The War, Admiral Slade, Review; Uniform Mass Levy, Wear by children, M. Conrad; Veterans who fought for Uncle Sam, Civil War, B. Best; Veterans' Funeral. Old Soldiers Tales, R. Mills< Less