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Chad in Pictures

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An overview of Chad's geography and history, along with an exploration of the political, economic, and cultural landscape of this landlocked country in central Africa.
Hardcover, 80 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Twenty-First Century Books (CT)
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Mar 30, 2012 Ami added it
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Another interesting geographical summary. I learned that Chad not only had a difficult history of slave raiding, colonization, and unstable dictator-coup-dictator cycling government thereafter, but it has also been involved with wars with its neighbors for the past few decades. Had an interesting summary of Chad's kingdoms pre-colonization, with the main takeaway that of course arbitrarily-drawn borders are not going to create a cohesive national identity; they never have before.

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Mar 18, 2012 David Bales rated it really liked it
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Fascinating edition of the visual geography series on the Central African nation of Chad, a large and rather obscure country with fantastic natural settings and a long and difficult political history. Features include segments of Chad's history, its topography, culture and cities, etc.
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