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Africa before they came; the continent, north, south, east, and west, preceding the colonial powers.

Author: Galbraith Welch
Publisher: New York, Morrow, 1965.
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In this history of Africa before colonialism, the mental and emotional heritage is examined. Sketches of the lives of such great personalities as St. Augustine, the Queen of Sheba, Moses, Noah, and other are presented. Africa folklore, literature, mythology and religion are also included.
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Welch, Galbraith.
Africa before they came.
New York, Morrow, 1965
(OCoLC)600422251
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Galbraith Welch
OCLC Number: 237392
Description: vi, 396 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Foreword: The African Character and the "African Clock" --
Three Books Came to Africa --
Return After Exodus --
The Three Phases of Africa's Pre-Colonia Christianity --
Islam in Africa --
The Race Relations in a Two-Colored Continent --
Africans Without a Book (Bookless freethinking; Big God and Little Gods; The African and his ancestors ) --
A Continent With Arts of Its Own (Creative arts; Arts in bodily and mental re-creation) --
Africa's Literature (In Arabic and other scripts; The darker writers, Moslem and Christian; The Authors who talked) --
Women (The strong and the remembered; Women in a polygamous continent; Survival of the woman symbol).

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In this history of Africa before colonialism, the mental and emotional heritage is examined. Sketches of the lives of such great personalities as St. Augustine, the Queen of Sheba, Moses, Noah, and other are presented. Africa folklore, literature, mythology and religion are also included.

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