The Camel Bookmobile - Masha Hamilton Reviews
Description:ISBN 0753823829 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Masha Hamilton / Paperback / 336 Pages / Book is published 2008-06-12 by Phoenix
Newest Review: ... in the North East of the country by camel caravan. The remotest settlement is Mididima where a tribe of 175 half nomads live, ... more
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Masha Hamilton The Camel Bookmobile
Pages: 336, Paperback, Phoenix
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by - written on 11/01/09, updated on 11/01/09 (Very useful, 209 readings)
Is it a good thing to spread literacy among peoples without direct contact to cultural institutions? I see you nodding your heads, yes, of course, what a question. I would have reacted in the same way had I been asked before reading The Camel Bookmobile, but now I'm not so sure any more. Can't the Western values seeping into traditional cultures via books and magazines destroy traditions which have kept tribes together for thousands of years? I don't know what made Masha Hamilton decide to write a novel after travelling to Kenya and riding with a real Camel Bookmobile, I can imagine, however, that these questions triggered off the idea. Instead of ... Read the complete review
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