Out of Assa: Heart of the Congo: Medical Adventures in Central Africa / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780966930504
  • Publisher: Three Hawks Publishing, LC
  • Publication date: 11/1/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 346
  • Product dimensions: 5.57 (w) x 8.53 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Table of Contents

Frontispiece v
Dedication vi
Acknowledgements vii
Table of Contents viii
Editor's Preface xi
Introduction xv
Part I Into Africa
1 Into Africa 1
2 South Africa 6
3 Kenya 13
4 To the Congo 18
5 Arrival in the Congo 24
6 A Night in the Rainforest 28
7 Dramatis Personae 32
8 Destination Assa, the Place and Its People 39
Part II Out of Assa
9 Assa Arrival 51
10 Three Objectives 58
11 Regrouping in Assa 69
12 Settling in at Assa 76
13 Old Shoes 82
14 Color Linguistics and Bush Pharmacopoeia 92
15 Life and Death 97
16 Rain, Run, Rice 109
17 Gifts from the Poor and "Ephemeradae" 120
18 Progress and Mendicants 129
19 Ex Africa Semper Aliquid Novi 134
20 News! News! 142
21 Market Day 149
22 "It is Very Difficult" 154
23 Congolese Linguistics 159
24 Color Linguistics 169
25 River of Mystery 173
26 That's Africa Baby 181
27 Watching Soaps in the Congo 186
28 Celebrations 192
29 Church and State 203
30 Massacre Near Assa 212
31 What a Zoo! 221
32 A Last Tour of Assa 237
33 Out of Assa 242
Part III Zim Zam: Safari from Harare
34 Back to Nebobongo 245
35 Nyankunde and Nairobi 255
36 Ngong Hills 261
37 On Safari Through Harare 270
38 Into Zambia 274
39 Lochinvar National Park 283
40 Wasa Camp 288
41 Wasa Walkabouts 295
42 Road Trip to Lake Bangweulu 301
43 Livingstone's Memorial 307
44 Return to Harare 317
Part IV Out of Africa
45 Work in Transkei 323
46 Umtata Diplomacy 326
47 Umtata Finale 330
48 Out of Africa 333
Appendix I 337
Appendix II 340
Appendix III 341
Appendix IV 342
Appendix V 344
Suggested Readings 345
Endpiece 346
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