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Benin Republic, and Dahomey. Kingdom By Dosu Alfonse
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Benin Republic, and Dahomey. The Pre-history of Dahomey Kingdom and the Queen Mother. Benin was the seat of one of the great medieval African kingdoms called Dahomey. Europeans began arriving in the... More > area in the 18th century, as the kingdom of Dahomey was expanding its territory. The Portuguese, the French, and the Dutch established trading posts along the coast (Porto-Novo, Ouidah, Cotonou), and traded weapons for slaves. Slave trade ended in 1848. Then, the French signed treaties with Kings of Abomey (Guézo, Toffa, Glèlè) to establish French protectorates in the main cities and ports. However, King Behanzin fought the French influence which cost him deportation to Martinique. As of 1900, the territory became a French colony ruled by a French Governor. Expansion continued to the North (kingdoms of Parakou, Nikki, Kandi),< Less
Funny Things to do and things to say when you go to... By Class 5 1.5.026
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A funny book on German, Chinese, Dutch, American & Russian people. Read al ins and outs on their drinking culture, Sex, Laws and Values and more.
Death by Chopstick By Sherry Marie Gallagher
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In the sequel to “Murder On The Rocks!” Felly leaves Ireland and revisits China. A freak accident involving a plane crash sets off a cascade of experiences in the swiftly developing East,... More > where so much has changed in the four years since her last stay. When a colleague dies in a suspicious chemistry lab fire, she realises that something is amiss in a country where the past has not quite merged with its dynamic future. Felly gets an insight into this age old culture while immersing herself in a setting of warm, humorous characters and their dark counterparts.< Less
DEATH BY CHOPSTICK By Sherry Marie Gallagher
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In the sequel to “Murder On The Rocks!” Felly leaves Ireland and revisits China. A freak accident in a plane crash sets off a cascade of experiences in the swiftly developing East, where... More > so much has changed in the four years since her last stay. When a colleague dies in a suspicious chemistry lab fire, she realises that something is amiss in a country where the past has not quite merged with its dynamic future. Felly gets an insight into this age old culture while immersing herself in a setting of warm, humorous characters and their dark counterparts.< Less
Shadows of Bonampak By Sebastiaan Roeling
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Shadows of Bonampak is one of the last extensive studies of traditional Lacandon Maya society. The Dutch anthropologist Sebastiaan Roeling studied the Lacandon Maya during the past ten years in which... More > he was able to collect many new information about this magnificent culture. Topics presented in Shadows of Bonampak include the history of the Lacandones, residence, marriage, childhood, the onen-system and dream-symbolism. Special attention is given to Lacandon religion and rituals which Roeling documented during his many visits to the Lacandon elder Antonio Chan K’in Martínez. This book is an indispensable resource for scholars, students and lay people who are interested in contemporary Maya society. With 98 photos and illustrations.< Less
Beyond Believes By Naomi de Jongh
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This is the diary I wrote during my trip to Thailand and Laos. Within the book you will find changing perspectives of the Thai culture compared to the Dutch culture. The story is written in an... More > informal, but fictive way, with a surprising twist at the end.< Less
Beyond Believes By Naomi de Jongh
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This is the diary I wrote during my trip to Thailand and Laos. Within the book you will find changing perspectives of the Thai culture compared to the Dutch culture. The story is written in an... More > informal, but fictive way, with a surprising twist at the end.< Less
South African Traditional Recipies By GJ van Niekerk
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South African Traditional cuisine - recipes influenced by many cultures over hundreds of years. Outdoors and indoors recipes that came through the years, and which is now household recipes, and... More > passed and sometimes slightly adapted, from one generation to the next. Diverse cooking methods that stems from the 1800's when there were no facilities, apart from open fires, and living and cooking in the outdoors. This lead to the development of unique measures and ways to support a diverse, healthy diet, where no wastage could be afforded despite the lack of facilities etc. Due to the "trekking", meal times, especially dinner and Sunday lunch times, were very important social affairs, where many tales, planning and the exchange of news and new ideas with regards to handling, acting and social skills protocols were exchanged, especially, since due to the "trekking", many new cultures and different climates etc. were found and experienced, each with its unique rules of acceptable behavior and social protocols.< Less
Rendezvous With Hope By Eugenie Peters
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Rendezvous With Hope is the biography of Eugenie Hoorn Peters.This book is charming, inspirational, and features an extraordinary life. Eugenie faced difficult and harrowing circumstances, beginning... More > in her childhood(during WW II), and persistently overcame loss and adversity through a living faith in God. Eugenie is able to sing and communicate in fifteen languages. She became a world traveler, visiting and studing the history and cultures of numerous nations.Eugenie sang in the opera and toward the end of her career worked for the United Nations as an interpretor for three agency Directors.Eugenie Peters is a fiercly independent and adventuresome lady.Eugenie shares her knowledge and warm affection for the diversity of music and cultures throughout the world.Eugenie promotes world peace by offering America's youth through her foundation,fully paid, exchange/sabbatical scholarships, in their field of study, to Indonesia/Bali, beginning in 2009.Plus learning Bahasa Indonesia language, music, and arts.< Less
Rendezvous With Hope By Eugenie Peters
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Rendezvous With Hope is the biography of Eugenie Hoorn Peters.This book is charming, inspirational, and features an extraordinary life. Eugenie faced difficult and harrowing circumstances, beginning... More > in her childhood(during WW II), and persistently overcame loss and adversity through a living faith in God. Eugenie is able to sing and communicate in fifteen languages. She became a world traveler, visiting and studing the history and cultures of numerous nations.Eugenie sang in the opera and toward the end of her career worked for the United Nations as an interpretor for three agency Directors.Eugenie Peters is a fiercly independent and adventuresome lady.Eugenie shares her knowledge and warm affection for the diversity of music and cultures throughout the world.Eugenie promotes world peace by offering America's youth through her foundation,fully paid, exchange/sabbatical scholarships, in their field of study, to Indonesia/Bali, beginning in 2009.Plus learning Bahasa Indonesia language, music, and arts.< Less

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