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Published: 07 April 2005

3960 Pages | 500 illus.

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195170559

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The Encyclopedia of the African and African-American Experience

Second Edition

5-Volume Set

Edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Kwame Anthony Appiah

  • More than 4,000 articles covering prominent individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, business and trade, religion, ethnic groups, organizations and countries
  • "At a Glance" features provide quick summaries of places and events
  • Comprehensive bibliography arranged by topic
  • Regional tag lines introduce each article and indicate the part of the world an article is linked to

New to this Edition:

  • More than 1,000 new entries, others updated and revised
  • Articles covering cities, regions, countries and living subjects are all fully updated
  • Additional articles on the African Diaspora in Latin America
  • Hundreds of photos, tables and maps that have been updated for the new edition

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