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The invention of Africa : gnosis, philosophy, and the order of knowledge

Author: Vumbi Yoka Mudimbé
Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, 1988.
Series: African systems of thought
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joint winner of the 1989 Herskovits Award

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vumbi Yoka Mudimbé
ISBN: 0852552033 9780852552032 0253331269 9780253331267 0253204682 9780253204684
OCLC Number: 468814882
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 205-232. Index.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 1989 Herskovits AwardNamed One of Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century by the Zimbabwe International Book Fair.
Winner of Winner of the 1989 Herskovits AwardNamed One of Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century bythe Zimbabwe International Book Fair.
Description: XII-241 p. : couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm.
Series Title: African systems of thought
Responsibility: V.Y. Mubimbé.
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