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Still Waters in Niger
Author(s): Kathleen Hill
Paperback: 206 pages
Publisher: Triquarterly
Publication date: March 6th 2002 (first published May 17th 1999)
Language: English
ISBN: 0810151340
ISBN-13: 9780810151345

Book Summary
An autobiographical novel chronicling a woman's ties to her daughter and an unfamiliar cultureThe narrator of this book is an Irish -- American woman who returns to the West African country of Niger where she had lived seventeen years earlier as the wife of an academic and the mother of three young daughters. Now she is visiting her eldest daughter, Zara, who has herself r...



Author(s): Rabah Seffal
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Dark Sky Books
Publication date: Marshall Cavendish Children's Books
ISBN-10: 0761409955
ISBN-13: 9780761409953

Book Description
Diversity is the spice of life, and the highly regarded Cultures of the World series celebrates just that in fully updated, and expanded editions. As has always been true of these outstanding titles, an abundance of vibrant photographs -- including those new to this edition -- stimulate the imaginations of young readers as they travel the globe. A new chapter on the environment focuses on politics and economics as well as on endangered species and the effects of industrialization. Additional authentic recipes add general interest while new maps offer further, easy-to-find facts in "About the Geography, " "About the Culture" and "About the Economy" sections.



Adventures in Service with Peace Corps in Niger
Author(s): James R. Bullington
Paperback: 232 pages
Publisher: Booksurge Publishing
Publication date: November 28th 2007
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1419679376
ISBN-13: 9781419679377

Book Description
Following its creation by President Kennedy in 1961, Peace Corps became an icon of American idealism in action on an international scale. It inspired a generation of American youth, and it continues to attract thousands of youthful Americans to opportunities for international adventures in service to their fellow man. This book recounts the experience of the author, a reti...



Title: In Sorcery's Shadow: A Memoir of Apprenticeship among the Songhay of Niger
Author(s): Paul Stoller (Goodreads Author), Cheryl Olkes
Paperback: 252 pages
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Publication date: February 15th 1989
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0226775437
ISBN-13: 9780226775432

Book Description
The tale of Paul Stoller's sojourn among sorcerors in the Republic of Niger is a story of growth and change, of mutual respect and understanding that will challenge all who read it to plunge deeply into an alien world.


Niger Delta: A Path to Prosperity
Author(s): Tosan Alfred Rewane
Paperback: 236 pages
Publisher: Authorhouse
Publication date: 9/28/2007
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9781434331694

Book Description
The Niger Delta region of Nigeria occupies a significant part of the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa and is of growing strategic interest to the global economy. The region not only produces immense oil wealth and has become the engine of Nigeria's sustainable development; it also presents a paradox, because the vast oil revenues have barely made an impact on the regions' own pervasive local poverty. Nigeria stands as the fifth-largest supplier of oil to the United States, with over ...


Pescennius Niger
Author(s): Agamemnon Maverick 
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Ord Publishing
Publication date: 1/13/2012
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9786139021284

Book Description
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pescennius Niger (Latin: Gaius Pescennius Niger Augustus; c. 135 - 140-194) was a Roman usurper from 193 to 194 during the Year of the Five Emperors. He claimed the imperial throne in response to the murder of Pertinax and the elevation of Didius Julianus, but was defeated by a rival claimant, Septimius Severus and killed while attempting to flee from Antioch.Although Niger was born into an old Italian...


Bridge Over Niger
Author(s): Remo Capra Bloise, Pat Fahey, Pat Fahey (With)
Paperback: 112 pages
Publisher: Writer's Showcase Press
Publication date: 9/1/2000
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9780595006946

Book Description
The United States is financing and building a bridge named after J.F. Kennedy that will span the Niger River in Niamey, Niger-West Africa. The time is between 1965 and 1970, during the Cold War. The bridge has to be completed by December 18, 1970, the XII Anniversary of the Republic of Niger. This will help the election of the incumbent President who is on the American side. Niger is at this point a very strategic point in West Africa. In addition, a huge deposit of uranium at Arlit, halfway to the Lybian border, has been discovered and it has great ...


Crop Yield Potential of Niger State
Author(s): Kenneth Kadiri Kolo
Paperback: 80 pages
Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG
Publication date: 7/19/2012
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9783659190056

Book Description
Growing concerns on the ability of global agriculture to meet the demand for food and fibre for an expanding population - particularly for the developing countries, continue to drive essential natural resources such as land and water to a decline both in quality and quantity in a highly food insecure world. Thus, there is in evidence, a deceleration in the yields of food crops, and the disappearance of grazeland. By reason of its location and its climate, soil and hydrology, Niger State has the capacity to produce most of Nigeria's stable crops;...


Education In Niger
Author(s): Paul Stoller (Goodreads Author), Cheryl Olkes
Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: Solv
Publication date: 11/6/2011
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0226775437
ISBN-13: 9786138538851

Book Description
Education in Niger like that of other developing nations, particularly in the Sahelian region of Africa, faces challenges from poverty and poor access to schools. Niger has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world.Primary education in Niger is compulsory between the ages of seven and fifteen. The primary school enrollment and attendance rates are low, particularly for girls. Some figures suggest that in 1997, the gross primary enrollment rate was 29.3 percent, and in 1996, the net primary enrollment rate was 24.5 percent. However ...


Gorilla of the Niger Delta
Author(s): Akpoviri Akpoveta
Paperback: 246 pages
Publication date: 11/28/2012
Language: English
Format: eBook
File size: 534 KB
ISBN-13: 9781300416340


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