In the footsteps of Mr Andersson

milestones in Swedish-Namibia relations by Christer L. Pettersson

Publisher: Ulwazi in Parkwood, South Africa

Written in English
Published: Pages: 146 Downloads: 93
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Subjects:

  • Sweden -- Foreign relations -- Namibia,
  • Namibia -- Foreign relations -- Sweden,
  • Namibia -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography (p. 144) and index.

StatementChrister L. Pettersson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDL659.N3 P48 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23699742M
ISBN 100981404294
ISBN 109780981404295
LC Control Number2009382141

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The feeling struck home within seconds of disembarking. When the motor-launch deposited me in the cacophony of the quayside, engine churning mats of water hyacinth as it turned to head back across the brown expanse of oily water that was the River Zaire, I was hit by the sensation that so unnerves first-time visitors to Africa.

It was a warm, sunny afternoon in early summer Sitting in the garden with my brand new copy of The Sacred Harp I was following the advice in the rudiments to open the book at random and say the shapes to practice the rhythm.

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Still, the parallels do lend an interesting twist to the s: Her first book, IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MR. KURTZ, won a PEN award for nonfiction. She lives in London and travels regularly to Africa.

To read more and find her book, visit HARPERCOLLINS (©). [In a collection of "Poetry, original and selected," published in penny Nos. between the years andby Messrs. Brash & Reid, Glasgow, and now very scarce, several additional stanzas to "John Anderson, my jo," are given, which were probably from the pen of one of the partners, Mr.

William Reid, who, as we have already hinted at page 3, had a knack in eking out popular ditties. Mishi Saran’s first novel, The Other Side of Light (HarperCollins India, June ) was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize.

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Michela Wrong has worked as a foreign correspondent for Reuters, the BBC, and the Financial Times. She has written about Africa for and is a frequent commentator on African affairs in the media. Her first book, In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz, won the James Stern Silver Pen Award for Nonfiction.

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KURTZ. Living on the Brink of Disaster. in Mobutu's Congo. By Michela Wrong. Illustrated. pp. New York: HarperCollins Publishers. $ THE GRAVES ARE. NOT YET FULL.Anderson is a surname deriving from a patronymic meaning "son of Anders/Andrew" (itself derived from the Greek name "Andreas", meaning "man" or "manly").It originated in parallel in the British Isles and the Nordic countries.

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