FANDEX FAMILY FIELD GUIDES: AFRICA
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List Price: $9.95 (Reference - African Culture and History - 2005)
Description: What do you know of Zimbabwes glorious 11th-century civilization. The idealistic founding of Liberia and its long-standing democracy. What do you know of apartheid, Timbuktu, the gorillas of Malawi, Rwanda, the slave trade, Congolese rain forests, the Olduvai Gorge. An important addition to the Fandex line, Africa is the easy, one-hour encyclopedia for school kids, political junkies, readers intrigued by history and culture, and especially for African Americans. Combining the irresistible, accessible die-cut Fandex format, dozens and dozens of full-color illustrations, and the cultural and natural marvels of 54 diverse countries, Africa is a wonder-filled addition to the series that has over 3.2 million copies in print.
Here is the Asante peoples Golden Stoolan object so sacred that, when the British demanded it in 1896, the Asante handed over their chief instead. The Great Man-Made River, one of the worlds most ambitious engineering projects to green the desert of Libya. Ethiopias ancient Solomonic Dynasty, the Zamrock pop music of Zambia, and the real Voodoo. Each card includes vital stats (capital, currency, flag, and languages) and a map on the back. Approx. 50 + pages.
Ashay says, "This is one of the best finds of the year. This handy reference is perfect for anyone interested in Africa. It provides basic information on each country along with some vivid images. It also includes a map. Must have for the classroom."
Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 0.9 x 10.7 inches.
ShippingWeight: 10.4 ounces