The Intellectual Traditions of Pre-Colonial Africa (Paperback)

By Constance B. Hilliard (Editor)

McGraw-Hill Companies, 9780070288980, 463pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1997

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Description

This text is a collection of sources (both written and oral) detailing the rich intellectual tradition of Ancient Africa to the mid-19th Century. It focuses solely on the work of Africans, and provides excerpts of sufficient length to expose readers to the breadth of indigenous intellectual traditions. Many of these works are translated here for the first time.