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The Ways of the Desert


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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Translator's Introduction
  • Chapter 1. The Nomads of the Sahara
  • Chapter 2. The Sahara, by the Emir Abd-el-Kader
  • Chapter 3. Razzias (Forays)
  • Chapter 4. Khriana (Robbery)
  • Chapter 5. War among the Tribes of the Desert
  • Chapter 6. Customs of War
  • Chapter 7. The Chase of the Ostrich
  • Chapter 8. The Chase of the Gazelle
  • Chapter 9. The Saluki (Slougui)
  • Chapter 10. Hawking with a Falcon (Thair el Horr)
  • Chapter 11. The Chase, by the Emir Abd-el-Kader
  • Chapter 12. The Camel
  • Chapter 13. The Khebech Sheep
  • Chapter 14. Generalities concerning the Desert
  • Chapter 15. Aristocracy among the Arabs
  • Chapter 16. Concerning Resignation: Islam
  • Chapter 17. The Chambi in Paris
  • Glossary
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index

About the Author

Sheila M. Ohlendorf was brought up in Mexican mining camps; attended boarding school in Edinburgh, Scotland; lived in Nassau, in the Bahamas, for two years; and has resided in Mexico, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.

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