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Historical Dictionary of Guinea [Hardcover]

Bah-Lalya Ibrahima


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September 28, 1995 0810830655 978-0810830653 3 Sub
For English speakers, the collection is a double blessing as this is the first time such a source of information on the French speaking countries is presented to them in their own language. --WEST AFRICA ...a valuable addition to Africanist reference collections. --INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AFRICAN HISTORICAL STUDIES

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The well-written dictionary entries cover the major personalities, events, terms, and geographical features of Guinea from the great medieval empires to the French colonial period and the period since independence. The entries also succinctly present larger topics such as health, education, foreign relations, and economics. Recommended. (CHOICE)

The volume for Guinea is particularly hospitable to entries for individual plants, crops, and diseases....Overall, the potential strength of volumes in this series, that they provide fairly regularly revised coverage for many countries where up-to-date reference material in English is lacking or out-of-date, needs to be recognised. (African Research and Documentation)

...there really are very few reference books on this poor West African country. This item is necessary for all African collections, and suitable for all other academic and large public library reference collections... (American Reference Books Annual)

O’Toole (anthropology and African studies, St. Cloud State U.) and Baker (a former US government worker with the Congressional Research Service and other entities) present a cross-referenced dictionary containing some 400 entries providing information on important people, places, organizations, concepts, events related to the history of the African nation of Guinea. The entries and the introductory essay largely deal with the history of the 20th century, but the chronology spans from pre-historic times onward. Also included is a bibliography of current publications. (Reference and Research Book News) --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Thomas O'Toole is professor of interdisciplinary studies at St. Cloud State University, MN. Ibrahima Bah-Lalya is project manager for the Florida A & M Critical Languages Institute. He has published many articles on Guinean history and education and served as deputy director and interim general director of education in Guinea.

Product Details

  • Series: African Historical Dictionaries (Book 16)
  • Hardcover: 324 pages
  • Publisher: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.; 3 Sub edition (September 28, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0810830655
  • ISBN-13: 978-0810830653
  • Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 6.7 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,824,869 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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