3 edition of Dictionary of African biography found in the catalog.
Includes: full text of the charter of the Organization of African Unity.
|Statement||compiled by Ernest Kay|
|Contributions||Organization of African Unity|
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|Pagination||xviii, 340 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||340|
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In the spirit of The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, American National Biography, and African American National Biography--all three published by Oxford University Press--Dictionary of African Biography is a major biographical dictionary covering the lives and legacies of notable African men and women from all eras and walks of groundbreaking resource tells the full story of /5(4).
From the pharaohs to Frantz Fanon, Dictionary of African Biography provides a comprehensive overview of the lives of the men and women who shaped Africa’s history. Unprecedented in scale, DAB covers the whole continent from Tunisia to South Africa, from Sierra Leone to Somalia.
It also encompasses the full scope of history from Queen Hatsheput of Egypt (– BCE) and Hannibal, the. This 2-volume set provides a supplement to the 2nd Edition of the African American National below for more information on the groundbreaking publication.
The African American National Biography presents history through a mosaic of the lives of thousands of individuals, illuminating the abiding influence of persons of African descent on the life of this nation from the arrival of 5/5(3). In the spirit of The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, American National Biography, and African American National Biography--all three published by Oxford University Press--Dictionary of African Biography is a major biographical dictionary covering the lives and legacies of notable African men and women from all eras and walks of life.5/5(1).
Get this from a library. Dictionary of African biography. [Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.;] -- Although there have been some isolated instances of successful biography of Africans, there is no single resource that provides comprehensive coverage. Older.
The New Dictionary of South African Biography is a companion volume to the successful five-volume series entitled Dictionary of South African Biography.
It soon became apparent that the entries in the latter series were neither comprehensive nor exhaustive and plans were made to publish a follow-up series that would focus on those men and women whose contribution to South African history had 5/5(2).
The journal, published quarterly and freely available as an electronic subscription, showcases interprets, and contextualizes biographies that also appear on the DACB website. Content also includes interviews of important living African Christian figures and book reviews of current literature on African Christianity.
Browse Stories by. Welcome to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. O biographies, 72 million words, 11, portraits of significant, influential or notorious figures who shaped British history – perform advanced search; Life of the day now available by email or RSS feed.
The African American National Biography Project is a joint project of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University and Oxford University s are Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham.
The object of the project is to publish and maintain a database of African Americans similar in scope to the American National Biography.
The acclaimed Dictionary of African Historical Biography, the only single-volume biographical work on Sub-Saharan African history, has been expanded and updated to include entries on over eight hundred people important in Sub-Saharan African history up to Dictionary of African Biography.
Edited by Emmanuel Akyeampong and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Preface. It is particularly satisfying to see this immense effort to compile a multivolume Dictionary of African Biography (DAB) with over 2, entries, covering the lives of individuals who lived or live in every historical period over the whole of the African continent, come to fruition under the.
New dictionary of South African biography Item Preview remove-circle Book from the collections of unknown library Language English. This series of publications aims to fill the gaps in our history, highlighting in particular the significant roles played by black leaders form all walks of : From Toussaint L’Ouverture to Pelé, the Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography will provide a comprehensive overview of the lives of Caribbeans and Afro-Latin Americans who are historically significant.
The project will be unprecedented in scale, covering the entire Caribbean, and the Afro-descended populations throughout Latin America, including people who spoke and.
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from The updated Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB) was published on 23 September in 60 volumes and online.
The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography is a major biographical reference work covering the lives and legacies of notable Afro-descendants from the Caribbean and Latin American, men and women from all eras and walks of life.
This groundbreaking resource provides unprecedented coverage of the region through the lives of its people. TY - CHAP. T1 - Ngugi wa Thiong’o.
T2 - Dictionary of African Biography. AU - Mwangi, Evan M. N1 - Type: Reference Work. PY - Y1 - N2 - From the pharaohs to Frantz Fanon, Dictionary of African Biography provides a comprehensive overview of Author: Evan M Mwangi.
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