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The Oxford encyclopedia of African thought

Author: Abiola Irele; Biodun Jeyifo
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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"From St. Augustine and early Ethiopian philosophers to the anticolonialist movements of Pan Africanism and Negritude, The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought offers a comprehensive view of African thought, covering the intellectual tradition on the continent and throughout the diaspora. All major trends in African philosophy, political theory, and religion will be covered, as well as significant historical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford encyclopedia of African thought.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)745176842
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abiola Irele; Biodun Jeyifo
ISBN: 9780195334739 0195334736 9780199756513 0199756511 9780199756520 019975652X
OCLC Number: 428033171
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Abolitionism --
Imperialism --
v. 2. Independence movements --
Yemọja.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of African thought
Responsibility: F. Abiola Irele, Biodun Jeyifo, editors in chief.
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"From St. Augustine and early Ethiopian philosophers to the anticolonialist movements of Pan Africanism and Negritude, The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought offers a comprehensive view of African thought, covering the intellectual tradition on the continent and throughout the diaspora. All major trends in African philosophy, political theory, and religion will be covered, as well as significant historical figures and social movements" -- homepage, viewed September 7, 2010.

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