Corto Maltese: the Ethiopian

Author: Hugo Pratt

Publisher: IDW Publishing

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Page: 96

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Nominated for both the Eisner and Harvey Awards for Best Foreign Language Publication! When Corto Maltese arrives in the Middle East and Africa in 1918 the shifting sands and loyalties reveal colonial powers still battling for domination over each other and the indigenous people. The desert of Yemen, controlled by the fading Ottoman Empire, is the setting for "In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate," where Corto meets Cush, the Danikil warrior with whom he establishes a close yet conflicted relationship. In "The Coup de Grace" the stubborn racism of an English commander of a small fort in British Somaliland leads to conflict with Cush and the Dervish army of Sayyid Mohamed, whom the British call "The Mad Mullah." The action moves to Ethiopia amidst inter-tribal conflict in "...and of Other Romeos and Other Juliets," as Cush introduces Corto to the mysterious and powerful shaman Shamael, who hears the voices of the dead and of devils. German East Africa is the background of "The Leopard-Men of the Rufiji," where Corto is engulfed in a dreamlike atmosphere that reveals how African justice operates outside the constraints of "white" law.

Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Djibouti

Author: Lonely Planet

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page:

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Djibouti is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore underground churches in Lalibela, spot rare and beautiful animals in the Bale Mountains, or get to know Ethiopian cuisine in Addis Ababa; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Ethiopia and Djibouti and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Djibouti Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, festivals, environment, wildlife, cuisine, religion, music, dance, literature, painting, architecture Over 60 maps Covers Addis Ababa, Northern Ethiopia, Western Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Eastern Ethiopia, Djibouti Southern Ethiopia and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Djibouti, our most comprehensive guide to Ethiopia and Djibouti, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Africa guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. Note: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images found in the physical edition

Images of Colonialism and Decolonisation in the Italian Media

Author: Paolo Bertella Farnetti

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 272

View: 544

The twentieth century saw a proliferation of media discourses on colonialism and, later, decolonisation. Newspapers, periodicals, films, radio and TV broadcasts contributed to the construction of the image of the African “Other” across the colonial world. In recent years, a growing body of literature has explored the role of these media in many colonial societies. As regards the Italian context, however, although several works have been published about the links between colonial culture and national identity, none have addressed the specific role of the media and their impact on collective memory (or lack thereof). This book fills that gap, providing a review of images and themes that have surfaced and resurfaced over time. The volume is divided into two sections, each organised around an underlying theme: while the first deals with visual memory and images from the cinema, radio, television and new media, the second addresses the role of the printed press, graphic novels and comics, photography and trading cards.

Venice

Fragile City, 1797-1997

Author: Margaret Plant

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 550

View: 741

Margaret Plant presents a wide-ranging cultural history of the city from the fall of the Republic in 1797, until 1997, showing how it has changed and adapted and how perceptions of it have shaped its reality.

Alec

How to be an Artist

Author: Eddie Campbell

Publisher: Top Shelf Productions

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 127

View: 739

Narrated by the author in the future tense, it is a graphic novel about becoming an artist and making your way in the world as an artist.

Lonely Planet Africa

Author: Lonely Planet

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 2192

View: 609

Drink your way around whitewashed Cape Dutch architecture and the endlessly photogenic hills and vines of South Africa's Winelands; or discover the wildlife of the acacia-studded savannah of the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya; all with your trusted travel companion.

Café Life Venice

A Guidebook to the Cafés and Bacari of La Serenissima

Author: Joe Wolff

Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group Incorporated

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Category: Travel

Page: 174

View: 731

Like its predecessors "Caf Life Rome" and "Caf Life Florence," this work explores a select group of family-run establishments. Travelers can find locals knocking back an "ombra" (glass of wine) and eating "cichetti" (tapas-like snacks).

European Comics in English Translation

A Descriptive Sourcebook

Author: Randall William Scott

Publisher: McFarland Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 395

View: 978

European comic authors produced a steady stream of comic material throughout the twentieth century, but gained the world's notice in 1975 when the French magazine Metal Hurlant was founded. A new generation of artists and writers had begun. Soon publishers were producing translations of the new comics into other languages, including English, and comics creators everywhere were inspired to innovation. This is a reference work, arranged by artist or writer, to European comics from the last quarter of the twentieth century that have been translated from any European language into English. It contains a variety of material, from the innocent imperialism of Herge's Tintin to the sadistic murder for hire in Bernet's Torpedo. Albums by a single creator or artist-and-writer team of European origin are the focus; comics in periodicals and anthologies with multiple contributors are excluded. Each entry provides a plot abstract and various notes about the original comic. An author index provides brief biographical information. There is a comprehensive general index.

The Comic Art Collection Catalog

An Author, Artist, Title, and Subject Catalog of the Comic Art Collection, Special Collections Division, Michigan State University Libraries

Author: Michigan State University. Libraries. Special Collections Division

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 1435

View: 392

This is the most comprehensive dictionary available on comic art. The catalog provides detailed information about more than 60,000 cataloged books, magazines, scrapbooks, fanzines, comic books, and other materials in the Michigan State University Libraries, America's premiere library comics collection. Each book or serial is listed by title, with entries as appropriate under author, subject, and series. Besides the traditional books and magazines, significant collections of microfilm, sound recordings, vertical files, and realia (mainly T-shirts) are included. Comics and related materials are grouped by nationality and by genre.

Books in Print

1994-95. Titles A-D

Author: Bowker Editorial Staff

Publisher:

ISBN:

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Page: 13800

View: 137

Subject index

Author: International Labour Office. Library

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Social sciences

Page:

View: 444

Arts & Humanities Citation Index

Author:

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Category: Arts

Page:

View: 227

A multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It fully covers 1,144 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, and it indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.