Brings together the views of some of the most distinguished academics in the context of African history, anthropology, politics, comparative religion, health and healing, languages and literatures, and the visual and performing arts. It is based on solid archival and field research in Africa and the African diaspora. Published in association with The David M. Kennedy Center, Brigham Young University. North America: Heinemann
Publisher: James Currey
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 900 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
This volume...successfully convey(s) an impression of the historical depth, vitality and immense variety of African religious experiences. An added bonus is provided by a comprehensive bibliography compiled by Mark Grover. The publication can be warmly recommended to any library or scholar seriously interested in Africa. - Richard Gray in JOURNAL OF AFRICAN HISTORY This is a book which deserves the widest possible circulation and attention. AFRICAN AFFAIRS ... major collection of immense scope...ECUMENISM The editors of this data-rich volume are to be congratulated for producing an outstanding set of essays, the first major collection in more than a decade on the subject of African religion ... Upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty who have some background on African religions. A must for specialists. - L.H. Mamiya in CHOICE
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