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Author: Yvonne Ayo; Ray Moller; Geoff Dann
Publisher: London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2000.
Series: Eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the traditional lifestyles, beliefs, skills, and crafts of the African peoples.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Ayo; Ray Moller; Geoff Dann
ISBN: 0789460300 9780789460301
OCLC Number: 44565108
Notes: Includes index.
On cover: "Discover the traditional lifestyles, beliefs, skills, and crafts of the peoples of this vast and ancient continent."
Description: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: A land of contrasts --
A place to live --
Great civilizations --
Building a house --
Home life --
Life in the compound --
Finding food --
Pattern and color --
Sports and entertainment --
Female dress --
Male attire --
Self-adornment --
Rulers and leaders --
Religion and beliefs --
Myth and magic --
Medicine and healing --
A way of death --
Nations at war --
Into battle --
Weapons and armor --
Barter and exchange --
A slave's journey --
Crafts and skills --
The lost-wax process --
Gold of the Asante --
Masks and masquerade --
Musical instruments --
Masquerade performed.
Series Title: Eyewitness books.
Responsibility: written by Yvonne Ayo ; photographed by Ray Moller & Geoff Dann.

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Describes the traditional lifestyles, beliefs, skills, and crafts of the African peoples.

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