Dictionary of African Biography

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Dictionary of African Biography

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This impressive set provides scholarly but accessible information on more than 2100 personalities connected with Africa from prehistory to around 2010. Drawing on W.E.B. Du Bois's Encyclopedia ... Read full review

Contents

List of Entries
ix
Preface
xxv
An Introduction
xxix
Executive Editors Note
xlv
Common Abbreviations Used in This Work
xlix
Dictionary of African Biography
li
Places of Birth or Major Involvement
255
Periods of Activity
273
Occupations and Realms of Renown
287
Current Heads of State of African Nations
313
Directory of Contributors
315
General Index
353
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