Encyclopedia of African Peoples

Encyclopedia of African Peoples

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Baker & Taylor
Profiles over 1,000 ethnic groups and includes information on the culture, environment, history, customs, and beliefs of each.

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A lively two-color design, tables, and chronologies complement a strong anthropological focus in entries on some 1,000 ethnic groups from all of Africa. Entries discuss each major group's history, language, social structure, religion, and cultural traditions. A separate section provides capsule information on Africa's regions and nations, helping readers understand each ethnic group in the context of the land, climate, and wildlife of its environment. Special map-based spreads focus on elements of culture and history that many groups share. Some 300 thumbnail biographies of prominent persons also appear. For high school and up. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2000
ISBN: 9780816040995
Branch Call Number: REF 960.03 ENC
Characteristics: 400 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Diagram Group


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