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In the arms of Africa

the life of Colin M. Turnbull

by Roy Richard Grinker

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turnbull, Colin M,
  • Gay anthropologists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Gay anthropologists -- Africa -- Biography,
  • Mbuti (African people),
  • Ik (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-345) and index.

    Other titlesAfrica
    StatementRoy Richard Grinker.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN21.T85 G75 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15496801M
    ISBN 100312229461
    LC Control Number99058014
    OCLC/WorldCa42866182

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      Ernest Hemingway did more to change the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established Hemingway as one of the greatest literary lights of the twentieth century. As part of the expatriate community in s Paris, the former journalist and World War I ambulance 4/4(17).   The Pretoria Arms and Ammunition Association has recently published the epic results of a person, year long research project documenting the development and manufacture of guns in South Africa and Rhodesia from .

      Russia is courting arms deals across Africa by promising timely deliveries and flexible terms — a strategy that analysts said is most successful when pitched at states that have few alternatives. Israeli arms sales to Africa doubled between and and ballooned another 40 percent in , reaching $ million that year. It’s unclear whether these totals account for the weapons and military training Israel provided to Uganda and possibly Rwanda as compensation for agreeing to take in African refugees expelled from Israel.


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