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The Adventures of Tintin (Les Aventures de Tintin) is a chain of comedian strips created via Belgian artist Herge the pen identify of Georges Remi (1907 1983). The sequence first seemed in French in Le Petit Vingtieme, a kid's complement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtieme Siecle on 10 January 1929. Set in a painstakingly researched international heavily mirroring our personal, Herge's Tintin sequence is still a favourite of readers and critics alike eighty years later.The hero of the sequence is Tintin, a tender Belgian reporter. he's aided in his adventures from the start via his trustworthy fox terrier puppy Snowy (Milou in French). Later, well known additions to the forged incorporated the brash, cynical and grumpy Captain Haddock, the intense yet hearing-impaired Professor Calculus (Professeur Tournesol) and different colourful aiding characters comparable to the incompetent detectives Thomson and Thompson (Dupond et Dupont). Herge himself positive aspects in different of the comics as a heritage personality; as do his assistants in a few instances.The luck of the sequence observed the serialized strips accrued right into a sequence of albums (24 in all), spun right into a profitable journal and tailored for movie and theatre. The sequence is likely one of the most well liked ecu comics of the 20 th century, with translations released in over 50 languages and greater than 2 hundred million copies of the books offered up to now. The cartoon sequence has lengthy been favourite for its fresh, expressive drawings in Herge's signature ligne claire sort. attractive, well-researched plots straddle quite a few genres: swashbuckling adventures with parts of fable, mysteries, political thrillers, and technological know-how fiction. The tales in the Tintin sequence continually characteristic slapstick humor, followed in later albums through refined satire, and political and cultural remark.

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The Adventures of Tintin (Les Aventures de Tintin) is a chain of comedian strips created by way of Belgian artist Herge the pen identify of Georges Remi (1907 1983). The sequence first seemed in French in Le Petit Vingtieme, a kid's complement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtieme Siecle on 10 January 1929. Set in a painstakingly researched international heavily mirroring our personal, Herge's Tintin sequence remains to be a favourite of readers and critics alike eighty years later.

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The first Europeans to arrive on the Togolese coast were the Portuguese navigators, João de Santarem and Pedro Escobar, between 1471 and 1473. It was not until the 19th century, however, that the stretch of coast from Accra to Lagos became an area of contention between a number of colonial powers, including France, Great Britain, and Germany. The main town in the region was Aného (then better known as Petit Popo), a Mina slave-port where various European agents were established. However, the town did not become a popular port of call because of the alleged sharp middlemen practices of local traders and the more plentiful supply of slaves at Ouidah (Benin) and along the Gold Coast.

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His Autonomous Republic (1956-1958) collapsed, however, and his political allies were defeated in 1958 when a United Nations supervised vote confirmed Ewe political strength and brought a dramatic CUT/Olympio victory. The entrenchment of the CUT saw the settling of old scores, and Page xiv the emergence of an authoritarian system. Less than two years after independence a single-party state was declared, with some of Olympio's closest associates (especially from JUVENTO, the CUT's former youth wing) in prison, and scores of others in self-imposed exile in Ghana.

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