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Africa : an encyclopedia of culture and society

Author: Toyin Falola; Daniel Jean-Jacques
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These volumes offer a one-stop resource for researching the lives, customs, and cultures of Africa's nations and peoples. Unparalleled in its coverage of contemporary customs in all of Africa, this multivolume set is perfect for both high school and public library shelves. The three-volume encyclopedia will provide readers with an overview of contemporary customs and life in North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toyin Falola; Daniel Jean-Jacques
ISBN: 9781598846652 1598846655
OCLC Number: 900016532
Awards: Winner of 2016 Top Community College Resource 2016 (United States)
Winner of 2017 Outstanding Reference Source 2017 (United States)
Winner of Best Reference 2015 2016 (United States)
Winner of Outstanding Academic Title, 2016 2017 (United States)
Description: 3 volumes (xxxii, 1366 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: V. 1. Algeria-Djibouti --
v. 2. Egypt-Mozambique --
v. 3. Namibia-Zimbabwe.
Responsibility: Toyin Falola and Daniel Jean-Jacques, editors.

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