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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
|ISBN:||0375402357 9780375402357 0375709487 9780375709487|
|Description:||x, 275 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.|
|Contents:||Africa, to me --
Nubia : Black gods and kings --
Ethiopia : the Holy Land and the lost Ark of the Covenant --
Salt, gold, and books : the road to Timbuktu --
Searching for the Swahili --
The tree of forgetfulness --
South Africa and Zimbabwe : legends of lost cities.
|Responsibility:||Henry Louis Gates, Jr.|
And as he shows us the achievements that exploiters of the continent have ignored or denied for centuries, he introduces us as well to the fascinating variety of modern-day Africans, many of whom are descended from the great peoples who built Africa's most formidable cultures - including the Asante, the Swahili, the Tuareg, and the Shona."--BOOK JACKET.