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The peoples of Africa : an ethnohistorical dictionary

Author: James Stuart Olson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Africa encompasses a most complicated, diverse ethnic setting, where several thousand languages still provide powerful identities to as many ethnic groups. This work provides a structured description  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Stuart Olson
ISBN: 0313279187 9780313279188
OCLC Number: 32968738
Description: viii, 681 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface The Peoples of Africa: An Ethnohistorical Dictionary Appendix A: Chronology of African History Appendix B: Selected Bibliography Index
Responsibility: James S. Olson.

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"[I]t is hard to imagine a more complete dictionary than this one, which includes more than 1,800 ethnic groups. Some previous lists, particularly lists of languages, are often coincident with ethnic Read more...

 
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