The Resource Africa, edited by Maria Grosz-Ngate, John H. Hanson, and Patrick OMeara, (electronic resource/)

Africa, edited by Maria Grosz-Ngate, John H. Hanson, and Patrick OMeara, (electronic resource/)

Label
Africa
Title
Africa
Statement of responsibility
edited by Maria Grosz-Ngate, John H. Hanson, and Patrick OMeara
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 Africas 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
Dewey number
960
Index
index present
LC call number
DT3
LC item number
.A23 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Africa, edited by Maria Grosz-Ngate, John H. Hanson, and Patrick OMeara, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=715053
Instantiates
Publication
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
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Africa : a geographic frame
  • 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
  • James Delehanty
  • Print and electronic resources
  • Marion Frank-Wilson
  • Legacies of the past : themes in African history
  • John Akare Aden and John H. Hanson
  • Social relations : family, kinship, and community
  • Maria Grosz-Ngate
  • Making a living : African livelihoods
  • Gracia Clark and Katherine Wiley
Control code
ocn873805936
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt16gkd8w
  • 4371A27A-347C-46C6-930D-EE70BCEACCA9
Label
Africa, edited by Maria Grosz-Ngate, John H. Hanson, and Patrick OMeara, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=715053
Publication
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
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Africa : a geographic frame
  • 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
  • James Delehanty
  • Print and electronic resources
  • Marion Frank-Wilson
  • Legacies of the past : themes in African history
  • John Akare Aden and John H. Hanson
  • Social relations : family, kinship, and community
  • Maria Grosz-Ngate
  • Making a living : African livelihoods
  • Gracia Clark and Katherine Wiley
Control code
ocn873805936
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt16gkd8w
  • 4371A27A-347C-46C6-930D-EE70BCEACCA9

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