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ISBN-10: 0275920747

ISBN-13: 9780275920746

Edition: Student Manual, Study Guide, etc. 

Authors: Toby K. Levine, Tracy Carrier, Colin Turnbull

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Contemporary Africa is the product of three major influences--an indigenous heritage, Western culture, and Islamic culture. The Africans looks at these legacies, how they co-exist, and their impact on the continent and the people who are called African. This reader, a supplement to the telecourse, provides an introduction to a variety of historical and contemporary writings on Africa.
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Book details

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 2/13/1986
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.25" long
Weight: 0.352
Language: English

Colin M. Turnbull was born in London, and now lives in Connecticut. He was educated at Westminster School and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he studied philosophy and politics. After serving in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve during World War II, he held a research grant for two years in the Department of Indian Religion and Philosophy at Banaras Hindu University, in India, and then returned to Oxford, where he studied anthropology, specializing in the African field. He has made five extended field trips to Africa, the last of which was spent mainly in the Republic of Za#239;re. From these trips he drew the material for his first book, The Forest People, an account of the three years he…