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Dictionary of African biography

Author: Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Pharaohs to Fanon, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the lives of the men and women who shaped Africa's history. The text covers the whole continent from Tunisia to South Africa, from Sierra Leone to Somalia.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dictionary of African biography.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011014871
(OCoLC)706025122
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 9780199857258 0199857253 9780199916191 0199916195
OCLC Number: 770668294
Description: 1 online resource (6 volumes) : illustrations
Contents: V. 1. Abach --
Brand --
v. 2. Brath --
Haile --
v. 3. Hailu --
Lyaut --
v. 4. Maal --
Odhia --
v. 5. Oding --
Teres --
v. 6. Tertu --
Zwang.
Responsibility: Emmanuel K. Akyeampong and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., editors in chief.

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From the Pharaohs to Fanon, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the lives of the men and women who shaped Africa's history. The text covers the whole continent from Tunisia to South Africa, from Sierra Leone to Somalia.

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"it is perhaps impossible to capture the full diversity of Africa - a continent of one billion people, and the most continuous site of the evolution of the human species on our planet - in 2000 Read more...

 
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