The Bad Ass Librarians Of Timbuktu

Author: Joshua Hammer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476777411
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But then Al Qaeda showed up at the door. Joshua Hammer writes about how Haidara, a mild-mannered archivist from the legendary city of Timbuktu, became one of the world's greatest smugglers by saving the texts from sure destruction.

The Bad Ass Librarians Of Timbuktu

Author: Joshua Hammer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476777438
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His the story is one of a man who, through extreme circumstances, discovered his higher calling and was changed forever by it.

The Bad Ass Librarians Of Timbuktu

Author: Joshua Hammer
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1952534410
Size: 32.82 MB
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Over the past twenty years, journalist Joshua Hammer has visited Timbuktu numerous times and is uniquely qualified to tell the story of Haidara's heroic and ultimately successful effort to outwit Al Qaeda and preserve Mali's-and the world's ...

Yokohama Burning

Author: Joshua Hammer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743264657
Size: 62.65 MB
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A narrative account of the 1923 earthquake in Japan describes how it resulted in 160,000 deaths in Yokohama and Tokyo and had lasting consequences for U.S.-Japanese relations, in a history that draws on diaries, letters, and two living ...

The Book Smugglers Of Timbuktu

Author: Charlie English
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780008126636
Size: 10.43 MB
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Based on new research and first-hand reporting, Charlie English expertly tells this story set in one of the world's most fascinating places, and the myths from which it has become inseparable.

Beyond Timbuktu

Author: Ousmane Oumar Kane
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674969359
Size: 18.68 MB
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Ousmane Kane charts the rise of Muslim learning in West Africa from the beginning of Islam to the present day and corrects lingering misconceptions about Africa’s Muslim heritage and its influence.

The Taming Of Free Speech

Author: Laura Weinrib
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674545710
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Laura Weinrib shows how a coalition of lawyers and activists made judicial enforcement of the Bill of Rights a defining feature of American democracy.

Timbuktu

Author: Marq De Villiers
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 1551992779
Size: 38.84 MB
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The first book for general readers about the storied past of one of the world’s most fabled cities. Timbuktu — the name still evokes an exotic, faraway place, even though the city’s glory days are long gone.

Adulthood Is A Myth

Author: Sarah Andersen
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449478964
Size: 51.15 MB
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In other words, the horrors and awkwardnesses of young modern life. Oh and they are totally not autobiographical. At all. Adulthood Is a Myth presents many fan favorites plus dozens of all-new comics exclusive to this book.