Essays Tagged: "sahara desert"

The Little Prince, by "Saint Exupery". A Visionary Heart

-Exupery, is the narrator who is ostensibly recounting what occurred when his plane put down in the Sahara Desert, six years earlier, due to engine trouble. The story is written in simple, short sente ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Different Biomes of the world.

land that receives little to no rainfall each year. There are many types of deserts. Some like the Sahara desert are extremely hot while the Takla Makan is rather cold. Deserts are often perceived as ...

(12 pages) 193 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Nigeria - why is it under-developed and what can be done to improve its situation?

hich is obviously very different from the rainforests in the south. Even further north there is the Sahara desert that continues into Niger and Chad. The capital city is located in the middle of the c ...

(5 pages) 109 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why we depend so much on Water

water is plentiful, water may not seem very important at all. However, to a thirsty person in a hot Sahara Desert, water would mean the difference between life and death. A person that deprived of wat ...

(2 pages) 60 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Oliver sacks, the man who mistook his wife for a hat

confusion about his shoe and his foot and also about what he saw in a picture of sand dunes in the Sahara desert. He seemed to make up in his imagination things he saw in the picture instead of what ...

(6 pages) 84 2 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Comparison essay on Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt, one page max

e of the world's first set of laws. The Egyptian civilization formed near the Nile River and in the Sahara desert, so a strong society was needed to prosper in this harsh environment. As both civiliza ... to their new society and form one after another. Egypt's very isolated geographical location in the Sahara desert caused it to be disconnected from the rest of the world thus causing Egypt to develop ...

(2 pages) 135 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Beau Geste, Gr.12 History Independant Assignment.

hatham, 1994, pp.339.Book Summary:Beau Geste is a romantic adventure set in the searing heat of the Sahara Desert. The story concerns the Geste brothers who disappear from England to avoid scandal and ... edom endured by soldieries since the invention of armies, the loyalties of the legionnaries and the Sahara desert.Critical Review:After, reading many reviews over the Internet. I gained a better under ...

(6 pages) 17 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Public Relations

ributed. In my travels, I have found it in the most northern town in Norway and in the heart of the Sahara Desert."These words could just as easily be written today -- not just about our razors, but a ...

(22 pages) 721 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Ancient Africa.

difference between the poor and the rich. The rich were not much richer than the poor. South of the Sahara Desert not even kings and queens were much richer than their subjects. Even if kings and quee ...

(1 pages) 492 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Why I left Africa for the US.

re is a mountain range. Then there is the rainforest in the south, even further north, there is the Sahara desert that continues into the Sahara and Chad. The capital city is called Abuja and it is lo ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This an essay showing three case studies on how global climate change affects the developing world.

The delta is being eroded and will disappear if the sea level rises.The Sahel Region, south of the Sahara Desert, already suffers form drought and desertification. The area will expand southwards as ...

(3 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Science and technology

art of our society's world and how we function. Unless you happen to live out in the middle of the Sahara Desert and have sworn off all aspects of technology and science, then you are most likely exp ...

(4 pages) 81 0 2.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

How Climate Change Affects the Developing World.

The delta is being eroded and will disappear if the sea level rises.The Sahel Region, south of the Sahara Desert, already suffers form drought and desertification. The area will expand southwards as ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.4 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Study Notes for a Western Civilizations class, Part 1.

ey did not have an army. They were surrounded by natural boundaries like the Mediterranean Sea, the Sahara Desert, and the Arabian Desert, which made the country easy to defend. Egyptians did not own ...

(22 pages) 132 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The History Of Napoleon

n. His role as a main character becomes known when his plane crashes and leaves him stranded on the Sahara Desert. It is there that he meets the little prince, the story's main character. The little p ...

(2 pages) 261 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Garamantes Of Southern Lybia

more recent studies conflict with this assumption, and perceive them as being a major force in the Sahara desert from 500 BC- 500 AD.The tribal confederation of the Garamantes, whose heartland was th ... antes, whose heartland was the area known today as the Fezzan, was the dominant force in the Libyan Sahara for much of the antiquity. Their existence is traced back to around 500 BC. The Garamantes se ...

(4 pages) 1132 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ancient Africa Mali History: The legend of Sundiata          Mali

ing for water because there is usually a 10 month dry spell without water. Also in this region, the Sahara Desert was a very large area that was again very dry but hosted a commodity for trade which i ... but hosted a commodity for trade which is Salt. Salt was traded for gold because the people of the Sahara had such a plentiful amount of it they could trade straight up for gold with the westerners o ...

(9 pages) 2889 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Ancient Africa Mali History: The legend of Sundiata          Mali

ing for water because there is usually a 10 month dry spell without water. Also in this region, the Sahara Desert was a very large area that was again very dry but hosted a commodity for trade which i ... but hosted a commodity for trade which is Salt. Salt was traded for gold because the people of the Sahara had such a plentiful amount of it they could trade straight up for gold with the westerners o ...

(10 pages) 3311 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

How past events shape the lives of protagonists Amir, in "The Kite Runner", and László Almásy, in "The English Patient"

h was written during the era of the world war two in Africa. The film explores on the events of the Sahara desert, and how mysterious it was. The protagonist here is Count Almásy who still live ...

(7 pages) 14 0 4.3 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Transportation in Niger

r, and is broken by rapids at many spots. Camel caravan transport was historically important in the Sahara desert and Sahel regions which cover most of the north. The transportation is basically based ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics