Mimi and Toutou Go Forth: The Bizarre Battle for Lake Tanganyika is the fourth book by author Giles Foden. It was published in 2004 by Michael Joseph. The United States edition, published in 2005 by Knopf, is entitled Mimi and Toutou's Big Adventure: The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika. The book tells the story of a British naval expedition in World War I, which travelled thousands of miles through the Belgian Congo to Lake Tanganyika in Central Africa in order to win control of the lake from the Germans with just two boats - Mimi and Toutou.

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  • Tanganyika est un livre de Giles Foden, dont le titre original est Mimi and Toutou Go Forth. The Bizarre Battle for Lake Tanganyika. L'édition anglaise date de 2004, l'édition américaine de 2005 (sous le titre Mimi and Toutou's Big Adventure: The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika) et l'édition française date de 2008 (Éditions Autrement). (fr)
  • Mimi and Toutou Go Forth: The Bizarre Battle for Lake Tanganyika is the fourth book by author Giles Foden. It was published in 2004 by Michael Joseph. The United States edition, published in 2005 by Knopf, is entitled Mimi and Toutou's Big Adventure: The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika. The book tells the story of a British naval expedition in World War I, which travelled thousands of miles through the Belgian Congo to Lake Tanganyika in Central Africa in order to win control of the lake from the Germans with just two boats - Mimi and Toutou. According to academic Dirk Göttsche the book gives a critical postcolonial perspective and assessment on colonialism. This is reflected through grotesque and absurd actions of the actors involved, specifically those of Geoffrey Spicer-Simson. (en)
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  • 0-7181-4555-0
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  • 256 (xsd:integer)
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  • 56648271
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  • 2004-09-30 (xsd:date)
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  • United Kingdom
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  • Matilda Hunt
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  • English
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  • Michael Joseph
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  • Tanganyika est un livre de Giles Foden, dont le titre original est Mimi and Toutou Go Forth. The Bizarre Battle for Lake Tanganyika. L'édition anglaise date de 2004, l'édition américaine de 2005 (sous le titre Mimi and Toutou's Big Adventure: The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika) et l'édition française date de 2008 (Éditions Autrement). (fr)
  • Mimi and Toutou Go Forth: The Bizarre Battle for Lake Tanganyika is the fourth book by author Giles Foden. It was published in 2004 by Michael Joseph. The United States edition, published in 2005 by Knopf, is entitled Mimi and Toutou's Big Adventure: The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika. The book tells the story of a British naval expedition in World War I, which travelled thousands of miles through the Belgian Congo to Lake Tanganyika in Central Africa in order to win control of the lake from the Germans with just two boats - Mimi and Toutou. (en)
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  • Mimi and Toutou Go Forth (en)
  • Tanganyika (récit) (fr)
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  • Mimi and Toutou Go Forth: The Bizarre Battle for Lake Tanganyika (en)
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