Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience: The Concise Desk Reference

Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience: The Concise Desk Reference

by Kwame Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates Jr.
     
 

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

Overview


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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762416424
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
11/04/2003
Series:
Running Press Series
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.31(d)

Meet 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.

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