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Images of Africa : stereotypes & realities

Author: Daniel M Mengara
Publisher: Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, ©2001.
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Genre/Form: Kongress
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Images of Africa.
Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)655234281
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel M Mengara
ISBN: 0865439060 9780865439061 0865439079 9780865439078
OCLC Number: 45080123
Description: xv, 413 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: European images of Africa: tales of two names: Ethiop and N---
/ Martin Bernal --
Menelaos, the cyclopes, and Eurybates: a post-colonial reading of Homer / Miriam Dow --
European images of Africa from early times to eighteenth century / Buluda Itandala --
Strategic amnesia: versions of Vasco da Gama on the Kenya Coast / Janet S. McIntosh --
Literature of empire and the African environment / Mahamadou Diallo --
From crusades to colonies: Africa in French literature / Kristof Haavik --
The north African motif in early American fiction / Mongi Bahloul --
Mediterranean waterways extended borders and colonial mappings: French images of North Africa / Jonathan Gosnell --
Transposing the political & the aesthetical: Eugene Fromentin's contributions to Oriental stereotypes / Valerie Orlando --
In brightest Africa: naturalistic constructions of Africa in the American museum of natural history, 1910-1936 / Jeannette Eileen Jones --
From race to class: the African American literary response to the Italo-Ethiopian War / John Gruesser --
The herero into the hartz: Pynchon's re-presentation of race relations in Gravity's rainbow / Victoria Ramirez --
In the heart of sickness: a life portrait of Dr. Albert Schweitzer / Jessica Levin --
Scarred for life? Representations of Africa and female genital cutting on American television news magazines / Martha Grise --
US centered Afrocentric imagination of Africa: L.H. Clegg's When black men ruled the world, and Eddie Murphy's Coming to America / Jean Muteba Rahier --
Perceptions of African feminism: a socio-historic perspective / Daniel M. Mengara --
African women: educational opportunities and the dynamics of change / Bill Gaudelli --
Once up on a time: representations, misrepresentations and rehabilitations in African literatures / Augustine Okereke --
Oxford, Black Oxford: Dambudzo Marechera and the last colony in Africa / David Pattison --
Playing Africa: fictions of Ferdinand Oyono / Sharmill Sen.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel M. Mengara ; preface by Molefi Kete Asante ; contributors, Martin Bernal [and others].

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