African and Africa-Related Nobel Prize Winners: Portraitures in Excellence

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In African and Africa-Related Nobel Prize Winners, Uju Nkwocha Afulezi and Ugochukwu Uju Afulezi present the first assembled information on African and Africa-related Nobel Prize winners. The information presented reveals what made these individuals special and worthy of the prize. Through this presentation, the editors help to highlight the relationship between Nobel Prizes and the Black or African contributions at the highest level of human engagements.

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Overview

In African and Africa-Related Nobel Prize Winners, Uju Nkwocha Afulezi and Ugochukwu Uju Afulezi present the first assembled information on African and Africa-related Nobel Prize winners. The information presented reveals what made these individuals special and worthy of the prize. Through this presentation, the editors help to highlight the relationship between Nobel Prizes and the Black or African contributions at the highest level of human engagements.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761821014
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 5/9/2002
  • Pages: 374
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Uju Nkwocha Afulezi is Associate Professor/Librarian, CUNY.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 History and Overview: Chapter 5 Alfred Nobel Chapter 6 The Will Chapter 7 The Norwegian Nobel Committee Chapter 8 The Norwegian Nobel Committee: Members, 2000-2001 Chapter 9 The Nobel Diplomas Chapter 10 Nomination and Selection of Nobel Laureates Chapter 11 Four Two-Time Winners of Nobel Prizes Chapter 12 Nobel Prize for Chemistry Chapter 13 Nobel Prize for Economics Chapter 14 Nobel Prize for Medicine Chapter 15 Nobel Prize for Physics Chapter 16 Mathematician Awarded Nobel Prize Chapter 17 The Following Have Received the Nobel Peace Prize Chapter 18 Nobel's Assets and the Nobel Prize Chapter 19 How they Pick the Nobel Prize in Literature Chapter 20 Heroines of Peace: The Nine Nobel Women: Chapter 21 Heroines of Peace: The Nine Nobel Women Chapter 22 Nobel, the Norwegian Nobel Committee, and Women Prize Winners Chapter 23 The Prize Winners: Chapter 24 Ralph Bunche (1904-1971), U.S.A.-Peace, 1950 Chapter 25 Doctors without Borders, International-Medicine, 1999 Chapter 26 Nadine Gordimer (1923-), South Africa-Literature, 1991 Chapter 27 Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskojold (1905-1961), Sweden-Peace, 1961 Chapter 28 Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968), U.S.A.-Peace, 1964 Chapter 29 Frederick Willem de Klerk (1936-), South Africa-Peace, 1993 Chapter 30 Albert John Luthuli (1898-1967), South Africa-Peace, 1960 Chapter 31 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-), South Africa-Peace, 1993 Chapter 32 Toni Morrison (1931-), U.S.A.-Literature, 1993 Chapter 33 Mohamed Anwar el Sadat (1918-1981), Egypt-Peace, 1978 Chapter 34 Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), France-Peace, 1952 Chapter 35 Desmond Mpilo Tutu (1931-), South Africa-Peace, 1984 Chapter 36 Wole Soyinka (1934-), Nigeria-Literature, 1986

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