Chad stands at the easternmost crossroads of Sahelian Africa, overlooking West and Central Africa, the Sahara and the Nile Valley. From Toumai, the ancestor of mankind, to the present, it has always featured a great variety of habitats and landscapes and been home to a wide range of peoples.
(in French and Arabic) This history of Chad for children is not just a brand-new publication: it is also the first in a new series. It is abundantly illustrated with line drawings, prints, photographs and timelines.
(in French) Five times the size of France, covering 2,345,400 square kilometres and stretching from the Gulf of Guinea in the west to the Great Lakes in the east, from the Sudanese savannas of the north to the Copperbelt in the south, the DRC is a patchwork of landscapes and peoples.
(in French) Who can resist the balmy nights of Gammarth, La Marsa and Sidi Bou Said, perfumed by the scent of flowering jasmine and mimosas, or the magical sight of the lights all along the coastline reflected in the Bay of Tunis, or the wild beauty of the Djerid, with its salt lakes glittering like frost in the baking summer sun?
Produced under the scientific direction of Jean-Robert Pitte A modern atlas to fast-evolving country, offering clear descriptions and well-documented and easy-to-read maps, all produced by specialists, scholars and researchers. It contains 400 photographs and 250 maps and graphics.