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Uniform Title Africa (2014)
Title Africa / edited by Maria Grosz-Ngaté, John H. Hanson, and Patrick O'Meara.

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2014.


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Edition Fourth edition.
Description 1 online resource
Note "All chapters are freshly conceptualized and written for this fourth edition, many with an expanded scope or integration of topics from previously separate chapters. Previous editions had bibliographic essays, and in this edition we add a new chapter on the availability of electronic information on the internet in addition to published materials."--Preface.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Africa : a geographic frame / James Delehanty -- Legacies of the past : themes in African history / John Akare Aden and John H. Hanson -- Social relations : family, kinship, and community / Maria Grosz-Ngaté -- Making a living : African livelihoods / Gracia Clark and Katherine Wiley -- Religions in Africa / John H. Hanson -- Urban spaces, lives, and projects in Africa / Karen Tranberg Hansen -- Health, illness, and healing in African societies / Tracy J. Luedke -- Visual art in Africa / Patrick McNaughton and Diane Pelrine -- African music flows / Daniel B. Reed and Ruth M. Stone -- Literature in Africa / Eileen Julien -- African film / Akin Adesokan -- African politics and the future of democracy / Amos Sawyer, Lauren M. MacLean and Carolyn E. Holmes -- Development in Africa : tempered hope / Raymond Muhula and Stephen N. Ndegwa -- Human rights in Africa / Takyiwaa Manuh -- Print and electronic resources / Marion Frank-Wilson.
Note Print version record.
Summary Since the publication of the first edition in 1977, Africa has established itself as a leading resource for teaching, business, and scholarship. This fourth edition has been completely revised and focuses on the dynamism and diversity of contemporary Africa. The volume emphasizes contemporary culture-civil and social issues, art, religion, and the political scene-and provides an overview of significant themes that bear on Africa's place in the world. Historically grounded, Africa provides a comprehensive view of the ways that African women and men have constructed their lives and engaged in co.
Subject Africa.
HISTORY -- Africa -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Africa. (OCoLC)fst01239509
Added Author Grosz-Ngaté, Maria Luise, editor, author.
Hanson, John H., 1956- editor, author.
O'Meara, Patrick, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Africa (2014). Africa. Fourth edition 9780253012920 (DLC) 2013036589 (OCoLC)857403598
ISBN 9780253013026 (electronic bk.)
025301302X (electronic bk.)
Music No. MWT11531553
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