An African Biographical Dictionary

An African Biographical Dictionary

Book - 1994
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Contains some 550 biographical sketches of prominent people of sub- Saharan Africa, mostly political leaders, but also some cultural figures, scientists, and religious personalities, with emphasis on the postcolonial contemporary period (although other periods of history are represented). Entries range from 500 to a few thousand words and include both references and suggestions for additional reading (including young adult works). The appendices include several maps, list leaders and entries by country and by fields of significance, and list the references cited in the entries. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Denver, Colo. : ABC-CLIO, [1994]
ISBN: 9780874367485
Call Number: 920.06 BROCKMAN
Characteristics: viii, 440 p. : maps, ports. ; 29 cm
Subjects: Africa -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Alternative Title: Biographical dictionary


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