The African Background to Medical Science: Essays in African

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The Nazis came close to conquering Egypt after reaching El-Alamein, but the "Desert Fox," General Erwin Rommel, had outrun his meager supplies and was defeated by Viscount Montgomery at the battle of El-Alamein in November of 1942. The Inka king attempted to increase state revenues by creating large estates which he assigned to himself, to the cults of dead rulers, to members of the nobility, and to the support of the army. Some of these were natural forces, others deceased ancestors, with no lineclearly separating the two.

Pages: 212

Publisher: Karnak House; 1st edition (December 1990)

ISBN: 0907015433

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