Kabira Not Until I Die

Author: Arvind Parashar
Editor: The Write Place
ISBN: 9383952725
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Can he live up to the promise he made to his wife? The young Indian pursued his education in journalism from Moscow and went to Afghanistan for his Persian Love. He was offered to be engaged as an illegal spy, but for good reasons by his Russian Professor. It all seemed normal and well-intentioned, till he realized everything he did was part of a larger conspiracy. The covert operations by Soviet intelligentsia, uprising in Afghanistan and finally the war came crashing down upon him and his family. Suffering betrayals, he took upon himself to fight the war. What follows is the hunt for the perpetrators, survival in torrid conditions and unfolding of the events that took away everything from him. Will he succeed in getting it all back? It is a story of love, hope, romance and adventure...

The Origins Of Writing

Author: Wayne M. Senner
Editor: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803291676
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This collection of 12 essays outlines what is now known about the origins and development of writing. The topics discussed include such precursors to writing as the tokens used for record-keeping in the Middle East, as well as cuneiform and Egyptian hieroglyphics.The alphabet is treated from its invention to its use in Arabic, Greek and Latin. Also presented are the writing systems of China and Middle America and two European systems, runes and ogham, that have been superseded by the Latin alphabet. An introduction surveys the subject and explores myths and theories on the invention of writing.

Writing For Kenya

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Editor: BRILL
ISBN: 9004174044
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Henry Muoria (1914-97), self-taught journalist and pamphleteer, helped to inspire Kenya's nationalisms before Mau Mau. The pamphlets reproduced here, in Gikuyu and English, contrast his own originality with the conservatism of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first President. The contributing editors introduce Muoria's political context, tell how three remarkable women sustained his families' life; and remember him as father. Courageous intellectual, political, and domestic life here intertwine.

Kenyan Oral Narratives

Author: Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira
Editor: East African Publishers
ISBN: 9789966462305
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Mobile Pastoralism And The Formation Of Near Eastern Civilizations

Author: Anne Porter
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107376653
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In this book, Anne Porter explores the idea that mobile and sedentary members of the ancient world were integral parts of the same social and political groups in greater Mesopotamia during the period 4000 to 1500 BCE. She draws on a wide range of archaeological and cuneiform sources to show how networks of social structure, political and religious ideology, and everyday as well as ritual practice worked to maintain the integrity of those groups when the pursuit of different subsistence activities dispersed them over space. These networks were dynamic, shaping many of the key events and innovations of the time, including the Uruk expansion and the introduction of writing, so-called secondary state formation and the organization and operation of government, the literary production of the Third Dynasty of Ur and the first stories of Gilgamesh, and the emergence of the Amorrites in the second millennium BCE.

Oriental Studies

Author: Rifaat Y. Ebied
Editor: Brill Archive
ISBN: 9789004059665
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The Aladdin Project

Author: Robert C. Winkles
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465390332
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Throughout time, people with special gifts were used to perform extraordinary tasks. Now, in modern times, these superhumans are part of a black-ops unit known as the Genie Squadron. Join Jillian Pfister, a young girl with immense power, on her journey of self- discovery and induction into The Aladdin Project. A part of the United States military responsible for the Genie Squad, The Aladdin Project covertly secures world peace while fighting factions similar to their own. When the Aladdin Project is attacked, it is up to Jillian and her new comrades to save the world.

Ex Horreo

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Ancient Egypt Before Writing

Author: Alicia Meza
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479745774
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An investigation is made here of a marking and counting system used in Ancient Egypt similar to the one existing in Mesopotamia, during the fourth millennium BCE. Th e archaeological model indicates that, this development was crucial to the invention of writing and to social stratifi cation in both Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt. Th is fact was corroborated by archaeological analysis of the areas, indicating a very early state formation at the beginning of the Middle Uruk Period in Mesopotamia, which corresponded to the Predynastic Period in Egypt. A correlation is made here of proto-signs from both areas, Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt, which was probably used for longrange trade between both regions.