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Thomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of Congress. Hebraic Section)

Overview
Works: 1,586 works in 1,730 publications in 1 language and 143,545 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Maps  Guidebooks 
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Most widely held works by Thomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of Congress. Hebraic Section)
The Cambridge illustrated history of the Islamic world( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

- their social ordering, their forms of knowledge and its transmission, and their expression in art, architecture and in the courtly arts and their modern developments. Particular emphasis is placed on the interrelationship between the Islamic world and the West - both share many of the same religious, intellectual and cultural roots. The book demonstrates that it is only recently that western ways came to dominate. Both civilizations owe much to one another
Somalia : a country study by Library of Congress( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A researcher for Human Rights Watch describes the refugee camp in Dadaab, home to those fleeing civil war in Somalia, and highlights the life of various residents, including a former child soldier, a schoolgirl and a youth leader. --Publisher
Sudan : a country study by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power of maps by Denis Wood( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume ventures into terrain where even the most sophisticated map fails to lead--through the mapmaker's bias. Denis Wood shows how maps are not impartial reference objects, but rather instruments of communication, persuasion, and power. Like paintings, they express a point of view. By connecting us to a reality that could not exist in the absence of maps--a world of property lines and voting rights, taxation districts and enterprise zones--they embody and project the interests of their creators. Sampling the scope of maps available today, illustrations include Peter Gould's AIDS map, Tom Van Sant's map of the earth, U.S. Geological Survey maps, and a child's drawing of the world. THE POWER OF MAPS was published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design
History--remembered, recovered, invented by Bernard Lewis( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ethiopian crisis, touchstone of appeasement? by Ludwig Frederick Schaefer( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ethiopian War, 1935-1941 by Angelo Del Boca( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Søgeord: Høvdinge; Indfødte Stammer; Graziani; Ogaden; Shire; Amba Aradam; De Bono; Judah; Negelli; Enderta; Mai Chew; Lake Ashangi; Jibouti; ; Arbannoch; Seyoum, R.; Menelik II; Marinetti, F.T.; Victor Emanuel III; Birru, Dejatch Ayelu; Ciano, G.; Badoglio, P.; Addis Ababa; Azebu Galla;OAU; OETA
The coming of the Italian-Ethiopian War by George W Baer( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of the causes of the Italian-Ethiopian War of 1936, Mussolini's plans for invasion and Ethiopia's defense, and the European aftermath
The Arabs and the world : Nasser's Arab nationalist policy by Charles Davis Cremeans( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social stratification in Africa by Arthur Tuden( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethiopia; the modernization of autocracy by Robert L Hess( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Days of emperor and clown; the Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936 by James Dugan( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies on the civilization of Islam. by H. A. R Gibb( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen articles dealing with a wide range of topics from Sufism and the Koran to law and literature of the Islamic society
Ethiopia: its people, its society, its culture by George A Lipsky( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wax & gold : tradition and innovation in Ethiopian culture by Donald N Levine( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spear and scepter; army, police, and politics in tropical Africa by Ernest W Lefever( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oral literature in Africa by Ruth H Finnegan( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This revised edition makes Finnegan's ground-breaking research available to the next generation of scholars. It includes a new introduction, additional images, and an updated bibliography, as well as original chapters on poetry, prose, 'drum language' and drama, and an overview of the social, linguistic and historical background of oral literature in Africa."--Back cover
Four African literatures: Xhosa, Sotho, Zulu, Amharic by Albert S Gérard( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea by Flavius Arrianus( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Periplus furnishes a most interesting part of early commercial history. Its study enables us to have a glimpse of the first record of organized trading with the nations of the East, in vessels built and commanded by subjects of the Western world. The book was originally written in the form of notes, which has been maintained in the present translations and are of great interest giving as they do in exhaustive survey of the international trade between the great empires of Rome, Parthia, India and China together with a collection of facts touching the early trade of a number of other countries of much interest. The International trade of the modern world is everyday coming more and more under exact laws of demand and supply and in this perspective study of Periplus is of added importance
Uganda : a country study by Library of Congress( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the full-text of "Uganda: A Country Study," by the Federal Research Division of the U.S. Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Discusses the geography, society, economy, transport, telecommunications, government, politics, and national security of Uganda
 
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Alternative Names
Kane Collection (Library of Congress. Hebraic Section)

Library of Congress. Hebraic Section. Thomas Leiper Kane Collection

Thomas Kane Collection (Library of Congress. Hebraic Section)

Languages
English (23)

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Somalia : a country studyThe power of mapsOral literature in Africa