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Encyclopedia of Africa

Encyclopedia of Africa

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    GenreEncyclopedias
    ContributionsAppiah, Anthony., Gates, Henry Louis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT3 .E53 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23713497M
    ISBN 109780195337709
    LC Control Number2009038184

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Provides a reference to the history and culture of the peoples of Africa and the Middle East. Includes numerous entries on the major peoples that have maintained a cultural identity in the area, from ancient to modern times, summarizing their history, migration, culture, belief system, social organization, and relationship to other peoples.

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Updating the edition in light Format: Hardcover. Summary: "The Encyclopedia of Africa focuses on African history and culture with articles that cover prominent individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, business and trade, religions, ethnic groups, organizations, and countries throughout Africa"--Provided by publisher.

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Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is a selection of Africa subject encyclopedias from the collection of the Library of Congress.

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Smith of Simon & Schuster and was eventually published by Charles Scribner’s Sons of New York in Hoehler-Fatton, Cynthia. "Christianity: Independent and Charismatic Churches in Africa." In Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, ed.

Kwame Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates. New York: Basic Civitas Books. Iliffe, John. Africans: The History of a Continent.

2nd edition. The three-volume encyclopedia will provide readers with an overview of contemporary customs and life in North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa through discussions of key concepts and topics that touch everyday life among the5/5. This substantial expansion and reworking of the classic Encyclopedia of Africa South of the Sahara () covers the entire continent, from the Europe-facing shores of the Mediterranean to the commercial bustle of Cape Town.

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The Encyclopedia contains over entries covering criticism and theory, African literature's development as a field of scholarship, and studies of established and lesser-known writers and their texts.Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African-American Experience edited by Henry Louis Gates and Anthony Appiah (Basic Civitas Books2nd ed.

Oxford University Press,ISBN ) is a compendium of Africana studies including African studies and the "Pan-African diaspora" inspired by W. E. B. Du Bois' project of an Encyclopedia Africana.