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HISTORY OF LUANGWA VALLEY

HISTORY OF LUANGWA VALLEY

South Luangwa, North Luangwa and Luambe National Parks By Gill Staden Following on the comprehensive History of Kafue Park, Gill Staden has written an engrossing record of the South and North Luangwa National Parks, and included the Luambe National Park. Known for the...

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History Of Kafue Park

History Of Kafue Park

History Of Kafue Park by Gill Staden Kafue National Park, (KNP) together with the surrounding Game Management Areas, (GMA) forms a vast area of 45,000 sq km, and is collectively known as Kafue Park.  The KNP is one of the largest in the world and relates in size...

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THE INFAMOUS MALABOCH WAR

THE INFAMOUS MALABOCH WAR

THE INFAMOUS MALABOCH WAR and more gripping stories from the old Transvaal and beyond. by David Hilton-Barber... History comes alive with these short tales by historian and well-known author David Hilton-Barber.  It is the small, and sometimes quirky, events that...

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JAN SMUTS Unafraid of Greatness

JAN SMUTS Unafraid of Greatness

JAN SMUTS Unafraid of Greatness by Richard Steyn This is a highly readable account of Jan Smut’s life as a statesman, soldier, intellect, botanist, conservationist and a philosopher and one of South Africa’s greatest leaders.  Unafraid of Greatness does not shy...

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TREE TALES OF ZIMBABWE

TREE TALES OF ZIMBABWE

TREE TALES OF ZIMBABWE by Jonathan Waters Why do the two magnificent old baobabs, one on either side of the road at Makuti going towards Kariba, Zimbabwe, share the name “The Wee Wee Tree?” This superbly presented coffee-table book is a unique and fascinating way of...

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FROM UNDER THE MANGO TREE

FROM UNDER THE MANGO TREE

FROM UNDER A MANGO TREE by Alan Fagan Retelling true events in this absorbing novel Alan Fagan, brings to life the harsh days of trekking with wagons and oxen, through to the era of harnessing the turbulent Zambezi River into the massive Kariba Dam in Rhodesia...

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BREAKER MORANT

BREAKER MORANT

BREAKER MORANT by Peter FitzSimons Peter FitzSimons unravels the many myths that surround the life of Australian Harry ‘Breaker’ Morant  during the Boer War (1899 – 1902) in South Africa, and the murder of Boer POWs and civilians by members of the Bush Veldt...

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