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Published: 26 May 2005

3960 Pages | numerous colour maps; halftones and full colour illustrations


ISBN: 9780195170559

Bookseller Code (AQ)

Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African-American Experience

5-Volume Set

Second Edition

Kwame Anthony Appiah and Edited by Henry Louis Gates

  • New to the Second 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
  • "At a Glance" features provide quick summaries of places and events
  • Full color with hundreds of photos, tables and maps that have been updated for the new edition
  • Chronology of significant events in the history of Africa and the African Diaspora
  • Comprehensive bibliography arranged by topic
  • New comprehensive index
  • Regional tag lines introduce each article and indicate the part of the world an article is linked to

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