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Synopsis JW3 Rivers Course, Thurs 24 Feb

Please note I shall be delivering this talk in person at JW3, but you can choose to still join via zoom.


RIVER NILE


Introduction

'Egypt is the gift of the Nile'

The God Hapi

Fertile Soil/Irrigation/Nilometer

Joseph's Granaries

Transport

Source of The Nile: Intrepid Victorian Adventurers

Burton and Speke

The Bakers

Dr Livingstone and Stanley

Aswan Dam

The Nile flows on


One new book to refer to The White Nile by Alan Moorehead


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marilynelkind44
20 de fev. de 2022

Looking forward to Feb 24. How do I sign up.

continue to get better.

and just love your talks w lockdown university. thank you

m. Elkind

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