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Women Writing Africa West Africa and the Sahel

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ISBN-10: 1558615008

ISBN-13: 9781558615007

Edition: 2005

Authors: Esi Sutherland-Addy, Aminata Diaw, Tuzyline Jita Allan, Antoinette Tidjani Alou, Diedre Badejo

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The acclaimed Women Writing Africa project"opens up worlds too often excluded from the history books" (Booklist) and is an "essential resource for scholars and general readers alike" (Library Journal). It reveals the cultural legacy of African women in their own words, in never-before- published texts that include communal songs and lullabies, letters and speeches, poetry and fiction. Representing 20 languages and 12 countries, volume 2 covers western Africa, where most African Americans find their roots. The collection presents an epic history of the region through the eyes of its women, from the age of African kings through colonialism and independence. Volume 1 of the series, Women…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Publication date: 8/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English