A Fully integrated Portrait of Richly Diverse Peoples
Peoples of Africa is a highly accessible six-volume set that
describes the cultures and histories of the major ethnic groups
from all regions of Africa. This multicultural and
interdisciplinary resource examines the lives of major ethnic
groups within the context of the natural and political environment
of their region.
Ethnic and Regional Profiles
Each of the first five volumes in this series gives a concise
overview of over a dozen present-day ethnic groups, from 1 A.D. to
the twentieth century. To help students understand Africa in its
entirety, the set explores the history, language, way of life,
social structure, culture, and religion of each group. Each volume
opens with a section called "The Region, " which details the land,
climate, vegetation, and wildlife found in that particular
An Overview of the Continent
The sixth and final volume in the set presents vital statistics
of the continent itself and profiles each of the fifty-two African
Multiple Entry Points, Easy Access to Information
The numerous use of heads and sub-heads offers many places for
students to begin their learning process. Timelines help students
put major events within a chronological perspective.
Profiles: Afar; Amhara; East African Asians; Falasha; Ganda;
Hutu and Tutsi; Karamojong; Kikuyu; Maasai; Nyamwezi; Nyoro; Oromo;
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