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

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: 11/01/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 5.57(w) x 8.53(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contentsviii
Editor's Prefacexi
Part IInto Africa
1Into Africa1
2South Africa6
4To the Congo18
5Arrival in the Congo24
6A Night in the Rainforest28
7Dramatis Personae32
8Destination Assa, the Place and Its People39
Part IIOut of Assa
9Assa Arrival51
10Three Objectives58
11Regrouping in Assa69
12Settling in at Assa76
13Old Shoes82
14Color Linguistics and Bush Pharmacopoeia92
15Life and Death97
16Rain, Run, Rice109
17Gifts from the Poor and "Ephemeradae"120
18Progress and Mendicants129
19Ex Africa Semper Aliquid Novi134
20News! News!142
21Market Day149
22"It is Very Difficult"154
23Congolese Linguistics159
24Color Linguistics169
25River of Mystery173
26That's Africa Baby181
27Watching Soaps in the Congo186
29Church and State203
30Massacre Near Assa212
31What a Zoo!221
32A Last Tour of Assa237
33Out of Assa242
Part IIIZim Zam: Safari from Harare
34Back to Nebobongo245
35Nyankunde and Nairobi255
36Ngong Hills261
37On Safari Through Harare270
38Into Zambia274
39Lochinvar National Park283
40Wasa Camp288
41Wasa Walkabouts295
42Road Trip to Lake Bangweulu301
43Livingstone's Memorial307
44Return to Harare317
Part IVOut of Africa
45Work in Transkei323
46Umtata Diplomacy326
47Umtata Finale330
48Out of Africa333
Appendix I337
Appendix II340
Appendix III341
Appendix IV342
Appendix V344
Suggested Readings345

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