Examines the cultural and political dimensions of what it means to be an African today. The author probes the history of the idea of Africa to illuminate an African identity that extends into the continent's multiple diasporas.
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Kwame Anthony Appiah is Professor of Afro-American Studies at Harvard University. His books include Assertion and Conditionals (1985), For Truth in Semantics (1986), Necessary Questions (1989), and the novel Avenging Angel (1991). He is currently editing the Oxford Book of African Literature.
"A wonderfully crafted collection of essays."--In My Father's House
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Book Description Methuen Publishing Ltd, 1992. Book Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP17394879
Book Description Methuen Publishing Ltd, 1992. Book Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Re-bound by library. Library sticker on front cover., 650grams, ISBN:0413658309. Bookseller Inventory # 6973689
Book Description London : Methuen, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. xviii, 366 p. ; 25 cm. Bookseller Inventory # gf303
Book Description Methuen, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. The jacket is a bit chipped and rubbed.A small close tear.Previous owner's inscriptions.Mild tanning.Well bound.EK. Bookseller Inventory # lt55
Book Description Methuen Publishing Ltd, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First. Owner notes front free endpaper and sporadic pen underlining through first quarter of book. Binding tight and straight, dust jacket shows only mild rubbing, now contained in mylar cover. ; 9.29 X 6.22 X 1.42 inches; 366 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 39806
Book Description London, Methuen., 1992. 24cm x 16cm. 320 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Excellent, close to new condition. Includes for example the following chapters: The Invention of Africa / Illusions of Race / Going Nativist / The Myth of an African World / Ethnophilosophy and its Critics / Old Gods, New Worlds / The Postcolonial and the Postmodern / Altered States / African Identities. Bookseller Inventory # 80624AB