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Africa is people : firsthand accounts from contemporary Africa

Author: Barbara Nolen
Publisher: New York, Dutton [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Thirty-four selections from modern writings by Negroes and whites on Negro Africa, covering history, education, politics, art, traditions, and leadership. Each selection is prefaced with a brief sketch of its author.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nolen, Barbara, 1902-2003.
Africa is people.
New York, Dutton [1967]
(OCoLC)600560068
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Nolen
OCLC Number: 413872
Description: xviii, 270 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Contents: The Night of the Lions / Camara Laye --
Our Wondrous Society / Mbonu Ojike --
Life Among the Kikuyu / Jomo Kenyatta --
I Marry My Cousin Duma / Baba of Karo --
Freetown Boy / Robert Wellesley Cole --
The Pagan Woman / Noni Jabavu --
World Lost / Laurens Van Der Post --
The Way of the Ancestors / Colin Turnbull --
The Coming of the Pink Cheeks / Chief Kabongo --
Express to the Mountains of the Moon / David Reed --
Watch Out for the Masai / Alan Moorehead --
Letter from the Ethiopia / A Peace Corps Volunteer --
The Pygmy and the Leopard / Anne Putnam --
Tell Me, Josephine / Barbara Hall --
A Head Grows Proper / Esther Warner --
What is Negritude? / Leopold Sedar Senghor --
Behind the Mask of Africa / Andre Malraux --
Ibo Music / W.W.C Echezona --
Land of Darkness / Margaret Bourke White --
Joe and Woe in Joburg / Father Trevor Huddleston --
Who Killed Mr. Drum? / Norman Cousins --
The Progress of Man in Africa / Louis S. B. Leakey --
The Role of the Writer in a New Nation / Chinua Achebe --
The Childrens Clinic / Robert Collis --
Interview in Accra / Peter Abrahams --
Modern Artist of Benin / Ulli Beier --
To School with Love / A Ugandan Schoolboy --
The Road to America / Legson Kayira --
Education for Tomorrow / Garry Fullerton --
Rural Animation / David Hapgood --
Foyers Feminins / Nancy Scott --
One-Party Government / Julius Nyerere --
The Prize Winner / Mary Benson --
Dangers of Leadership / Dunduzu K. Chisiza.
Responsibility: With an introd. by Mercer Cook.

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Thirty-four selections from modern writings by Negroes and whites on Negro Africa, covering history, education, politics, art, traditions, and leadership. Each selection is prefaced with a brief sketch of its author.

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