African Biography Edition 1. pdf epub fb2

African Biography Edition 1. by Virginia Curtin Knight pdf epub fb2

African Biography Edition 1. Author: Virginia Curtin Knight
Title: African Biography Edition 1.
ISBN: 0787628239
ISBN13: 978-0787628239
Other Formats: mobi lit txt doc
Pages: 600 pages
Publisher: U·X·L; 1 edition (October 14, 1998)
Language: English
Category: Teen & Young Adult
Size PDF version: 1831 kb
Size EPUB version: 1488 kb
Subcategory: Education & Reference




This new 3-vol. biographical resource provides 75 profiles of current and historical African leaders. Noteworthy writers, artists, politicians, religious leaders and many others are covered in detailed biographical portraits, each five to 10 pages in length. Students and browsers will learn much about the history, culture and politics of sub-Saharan African countries — such as South Africa, Liberia, Mozambique, Ghana, Nigeria and many others — through reading about the lives of their noteworthy citizens. Featured in these volumes are: Haile Selassie, Olaudah Equiano, Nelson Mandela, Queen Ranavalona I, Idi Amin and many more.

More than 200 portraits, illustrations and maps add visual interest, with sidebars, a "Words to Know" section, a timeline and a subject index providing extra value.