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Africana: The Concise Desk Reference

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Publisher Comments:

Drawn from the acclaimed landmark in reference publishing, this incomparable one-volume encyclopedia of the black world is now within reach of every family, student, and educator. It brings the entire Pan-African experience into sharp focus, with entries ranging from "affirmative action" to "zydeco," from each of the most prominent ethnic groups in Africa to each member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Africana will provide hours of reading pleasure through its longer, interpretive essays on the religion, arts, and cultural life of Africans and of black people everywhere.

Synopsis:

"Drawn from the acclaimed landmark in reference publishing, this incomparable one-volume encyclopedia of the black world is now within reach of every family, student, and educator. It brings the entire"

About the Author

Kwame Anthony Appiah is the Laurence S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey. Henry Louis Gates Jr. is W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of Humanities, chair of the Afro-American Studies Department, and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research at Harvard University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762416424
Subtitle:
The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience with Other
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Author:
Gates, Henry Louis
Author:
Appiah, Kwame Anthony
Author:
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. JR. JR. JR.
Author:
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. JR. JR. JR.
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Subject:
Blacks
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
Africa - General
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
World History-Africa
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20031131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1200
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 58.5 oz

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