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Africa and Africans keeps a watchful eye on what has happened in Africa and on what has happened in the rest of the world that shapes how people look at Africa. The world¿s perception of Africa is an entanglement of myth and reality¿both reflecting and changing with the times. He also has gained recognition for his influential books on African history, including The Image of Africa (1964), Africa Remembered (1967), and The Atlantic Slave Trade: A Census (1969).

Paul Bohannan, Philip D. Curtin . Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philip de Armond Curtin was educated at Swarthmore College and at Harvard University, from which he received a P. That same year he joined the Swarthmore faculty as an instructor and assistant professor.

Garden City, NY: Natural History Press . With Bohannan, Laura (1968). Retrieved December 4, 2009.

by Philip D. Curtin and Paul Bohannan. Book was purchased for a Sub-Sahara African History class at Eastern Michigan University, and was a very easy read while providing a wealth of information, as well as dispelling many myths about Afican civilization. com User, April 15, 2002. It reminds the reader often that africa isnt a monolithic culture but a diverse mix of people and histories.

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Find nearly any book by Paul Bohannan. Paul Bohannan (Bohannan, Paul). used books, rare books and new books. Africa and Africans: ISBN 9780881333473 (978-0-88133-347-3) Softcover, Waveland Press, 1988. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Find all books by 'Paul Bohannan' and compare prices Find signed collectible books by 'Paul Bohannan'. by Paul Bohannan, Philip Curtin. Asking and Listening: Ethnography as Personal Adaptation. by Paul Bohannan, Dirk Van Der Elst. ISBN 9780881339871 (978-0-88133-987-1) Softcover, Waveland Pr Inc, 1998.

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Philip Curtin, Paul Bohannan, Philip D Curtin. Feel free to highlight your book. Free shipping on rental returns. Africa and Africans keeps a watchful eye on what has happened in Africa and on what has happened in the rest of the world that shapes how people look at Africa. 21-day refund guarantee Learn more. Popular items with this book. The world¿s perception of Africa is an entanglement of myth and reality¿both reflecting and changing with the times. This highly informative yet concise volume, written by two authors intimately familiar with Africa, presents the facts about African society¿past and present.

Bohannan, Paul, and Philip Curtin (1988). Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. Bohannan, Paul, and George Dalton, eds. (1962). 3rd ed. Prospect Heights, Il. Waveland Press. Davidson, Basil (1969). Evanston, Il. Northwestern University Press. Colson, . and Max Gluckman, eds. (1951). Seven Tribes of British Central Africa. London: Oxford University Press.

Africa and Africans keeps a watchful eye on what has happened in Africa and on what has happened in the rest of the world that shapes how people look at Africa. The world's perception of Africa is an entanglement of myth and reality--both reflecting and changing with the times. This highly informative yet concise volume, written by two authors intimately familiar with Africa, presents the facts about African society--past and present. Readers wishing to explore Africa's historical events and rich traditions will discover that Africans want to keep what they value in their old way of life as they find themselves in an emerging global culture.

Titles of related interest from Waveland Press: Holloway, Monique and the Mango Rains: Two Years with a Midwife in Mali (ISBN 9781577664352); July, A History of the African People, Fifth Edition (ISBN 9780881339802); and Middleton, African Merchants of the Indian Ocean: Swahili of the East African Coast (ISBN 9781577663140).


Comments: (6)

Pumpit
Old text book for a class I took at USF some years ago. I love this book!
Rainbearer
I'm going to say it right off the bat. If you are someone who doesn't know much about Africa, but would like to start, you've come to the right book. If you are a teacher or college professor who needs a good introductory book on Africa, this is the one you should turn to. For people who have conflicting images and contradictory "information" about Africa, this book offers a clear, well-written, thoughtful guide to basic information about that vast continent. If you are planning to travel around Africa, let's say---in more than one country---and need background material, this is your book. In short, it is a pleasure and a useful occupation to read AFRICA AND AFRICANS. Though it was first published in 1971 and much has changed in Africa since then, it is a testament to the solid scholarship and perceptive directions taken that it is still one of the best books on Africa that I have seen.

The authors take on all kinds of myths, former and current, about Africa and Africans, not avoiding even racial ones. They demolish most of them. They try to show broad patterns in African geography, economy, politics, and culture, then paint overall African history in broad strokes, instead of going into detail. Isolation from the 'mainstream' of world civilization over many centuries plays a big role in explaining African history. Though north-western Europe was similarly isolated for a long time, there was no Sahara blocking it from rejoining. A reader gets a wide picture and a very solid picture of Africa. There are so many useful aspects of the book that I cannot choose which to describe here. Suffice to say that it was a pleasure to read Bohannan and Curtin's book, which I found in a local book fair twenty years ago and never read, regretfully, until now.
Der Bat
I served in the peace corps in west Africa in 2000 and found this to the the best book available on the ethnohistory of the continent. Not a cover to cover read for me but very informative. I would recommend this for anyone interested in Africa without the colonial bias that you find in most other contexts.
Mash
I found a 1st edition of this while in the Peace Corps serving in west africa and found it to be the best to present a dynamic and interesting ethnohistory of the whole african continent. It reminds the reader often that africa isnt a monolithic culture but a diverse mix of people and histories. This book is an excellent read for anyone looking for more information on the continent and it's people.
Ginaun
Book was purchased for a Sub-Sahara African History class at Eastern Michigan University, and was a very easy read while providing a wealth of information, as well as dispelling many myths about Afican civilization.
Buzalas
I have to read this book for an ap course in school, and I found the book to be really boring. It's good information, but it's very difficult to read and stay focused. It reads like a textbook.
Africa and Africans download epub
Humanities
Author: Philip Curtin,Paul Bohannan
ISBN: 0881338400
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Waveland Pr Inc; 4 Sub edition (February 1, 1995)
Pages: 301 pages