written the (general lack of) preserva-
tion of EastAfrican Swahili manuscripts provided high loss rates of
round –90% per century. Such a value of a loss rate means it will be
very diffi cult to get a reliable picture of anything older than a few
centuries in tropical areas.72 With such high loss
my Brother Will1
1. Lister indicated in his notebook this letter was sent in a packet with other pieces of cor-
respondence to his friends Mr. Sharpe and John Peck.
50 Lister to Sharpe 00220022 Martin Lister to [Thomas] Sharpe Bordeaux, France,
13 November/23 November
Source: Bodl. ms
events in Morocco, with a look at Tunisia's participation in the Algerian crisis. North Africa thus takes up about half the volume, the rest covering Europe, the Middle East, South-East Asia, and the Far East. Documents are presented in chronological order, with a table of contents classifying them
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particular historical contexts. The determining factor that stands above the others is the Cold War context – which is worth recalling more than a quarter of a century after the fall of the Iron Curtain. From 1945 to 1989, Europe was divided between West and East, that is, between two economies, political
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Lenaerts, K. (2012) Exploring the Limits of the eu Charter of Fundamental Rights,
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seem to have belonged to a new trend in north-eastAfrica. 87 Although their provenance cannot currently be macroscopically confirmed, faceted Sassanian stone beads are known to have been arriving in north-eastAfrica in the Late Roman and later periods, which is evidenced by the presence of so