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8 edition of Ancient African town found in the catalog.

Ancient African town

by Fiona Macdonald

  • 48 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Benin City (Nigeria),
  • Benin (Nigeria)
    • Subjects:
    • Bini (African people) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Bini (African people),
    • Benin City (Nigeria) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Benin (Nigeria) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Benin City (Nigeria) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Benin (Nigeria) -- Social life and customs.

    • About the Edition

      A tour of Benin City, a West African town and capital of the Edo Empire, located in present-day Nigeria.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementwritten by Fiona Macdonald ; illustrated by Gerald Wood ; created and designed by David Salariya.
      SeriesMetropolis, Metropolis (Franklin Watts, inc.)
      ContributionsWood, Gerald, 1938- ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.9.B4 M33 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p. :
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL347596M
      ISBN 100531144801
      LC Control Number98006722
      OCLC/WorldCa38898002

      Take an incredible tour through an African Town, exploring its relevance to the people who built it and the lives that they lead. Stunning cut-away illustrations and a clear, concise writing style help lead the reader through the often complex social and historical context.   For her book "Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Last Africans Brought to America," Diouf dug deep into the experience of life in African Town.

      African literature - African literature - The influence of oral traditions on modern writers: Themes in the literary traditions of contemporary Africa are worked out frequently within the strictures laid down by the imported religions Christianity and Islam and within the struggle between traditional and modern, between rural and newly urban, between genders, and between generations.   This is the Ancient African History thread. "Ancient Africa is one of the oldest civilizations. It is where scientist think people first orginated. At the beginning of the civilization scientists believe that ony 2, people lived there. As years went by, eventually the population increased because more and more people began to come to Africa.

        Archeologists unearth lost town from little-known ancient East African empire. By Katie Hunt, CNN. Updated AM ET, Wed Decem Chat with us .   The town, according to , was designed for the residents to have very little contact with whites, had a post office, churches, banks, schools and .


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