3 edition of Contemporary Africa in perspective found in the catalog.
Contemporary Africa in perspective
Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-131) and index.
|LC Classifications||DT4 .S27 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 135 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||135|
|LC Control Number||92073192|
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Rose confronts the politics of identity, including sexual, body, racial, and gender : Lilian Diarra. The centerpiece is ‘Look Again: Contemporary Perspectives on African Art’, a major exhibition drawn from the collection of the Penn Museum.
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The revised edition of this best-selling first volume of the SAGE Series on African Modernization and Development provides a much-needed and important overview of the present situation in contemporary Africa.
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