Daily Archives: August 13, 2020

On The Complexity Of Victimology

It is a popular thing in this present age to fancy oneself a victim.  The desire to escape from responsibility is certainly a popular one, and regardless of the specific social issue or global issue at stake, there are a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Berbers

The Berbers (The Peoples Of Africa), by Michael Brett and Elizabeth Fentress The Berbers, to the extent that people tend to think of them at all, are not often thought of as a people of Africa.  Despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Simple Past

The Simple Past, by Driss Chraïbi It is easy to see why this book is considered to be important.  Part of that is due to circumstances of time and place, as the author was part of a cadre of Western-educated … Continue reading

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Book Review: Songs In The Shade Of The Olive Tree

Songs In The Shade Of The Olive Tree: Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes From The Maghreb, collected by Hafida Favret & Magdelaine Lerasle, arranged by Paul Mindy, and illustrated by Nathalie Novi It is very telling what sort of material one … Continue reading

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