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André Brink

Isidore Diala.

in African Studies

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 20079 words.

André Philippus Brink (b. 1935—d. 2015) is acclaimed as one of South Africa’s foremost writers. Internationally renowned novelist, playwright, scholar, critic, translator, travel writer,...

Angola

W. Martin James.

in African Studies

P ublished online October 2012 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 9981 words.

Angola is a land of contrast. It has abundant natural resources such as petroleum, diamonds, phosphate, timber, and fish. It also has numerous rivers for hydroelectric energy and fertile...

Angola

W. Martin James.

in African Studies

P ublished online October 2012 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 9981 words.

Angola is a land of contrast. It has abundant natural resources such as petroleum, diamonds, phosphate, timber, and fish. It also has numerous rivers for hydroelectric energy and fertile...

Arab Spring

Marion W. Dixon.

in African Studies

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 11548 words.

The term “Arab Spring” refers to the wave of protests that swept across the Arab world beginning in December 2010 and lasting roughly through the spring of 2011. These events are referred...

Arabic Language and Literature

Aida Bamia.

in African Studies

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 22369 words.

There is a general tendency to confuse Arab and Muslim identities. While the majority of Arabs are Muslim, most Muslims are not Arabs. There are also non-Muslim Arabs. The first Arab...

Archaeology and the Study of Africa

Ann B. Stahl.

in African Studies

P ublished online October 2012 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 16084 words.

Africa is the birthplace of humankind and a continent of tremendous social and cultural diversity. As such, knowledge of Africa’s past is central to understanding our species’ deep history;...

Archaeology of Central Africa

Pierre de Maret.

in African Studies

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 10976 words.

Centered in the basin of the Congo River, the second most powerful river in the world, Central Africa is usually considered archaeologically to comprise the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Archaeology of Eastern Africa

Matthew Davies.

in African Studies

P ublished online May 2015 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 31456 words.

Defined here as Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania (and, where appropriate, adjacent regions), eastern Africa has among the deepest archaeological records on the planet. Some of the oldest stone...

Archaeology of Eastern Africa

Matthew Davies.

in African Studies

P ublished online May 2015 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 31456 words.

Defined here as Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania (and, where appropriate, adjacent regions), eastern Africa has among the deepest archaeological records on the planet. Some of the oldest stone...

Archaeology of Southern Africa

Peter Mitchell.

in African Studies

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 10967 words.

Southern Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique) boasts one of the world’s longest archaeological records and its 3.5 million square...