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Africana : the encyclopedia of the African and African American experience

Author: Anthony Appiah; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In this newly expanded edition, more than 4,000 articles cover prominent African and African American individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, businesses, religions, ethnic groups, organizations, countries, and more.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Africana.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)679373916
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Appiah; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 9780195170559 0195170555 9780195223255 019522325X 9780195223262 0195223268 9780195223279 0195223276 9780195223286 0195223284 9780195223293 0195223292
OCLC Number: 56414280
Description: 5 volumes : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: V. 1. Aardvark-Catholic --
v. 2. Catimbo-Giovanni --
v. 3. Giraffe-Miami --
v. 4. Michael-Sobukwe --
v. 5. Soca-Zydeco, index.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of the African and African American experience
Responsibility: editors, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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