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Science in Africa.

Science in Africa.

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Published by American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Ecosystem management -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Water-supply -- Africa -- Management -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesEmerging water management issues
      StatementJohn Schoneboom, editor.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsSchoneboom, John., American Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH77.A35 S35 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 73 p. ;
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL98126M
      LC Control Number99211292

        But even a quick glance at the history of black science fiction shows that, however appropriative and naïve, Afrofuturism’s reach back to Africa itself is a pervasive trope, from the ruins of an advanced Ethiopian civilization in Pauline Hopkins’s Of One Blood to Sun Ra’s Egyptian accoutrements to the inexhaustible polyvalence of. Books For Africa remains the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent, shipping over 48 million books to all 55 countries on the African continent since Last year alone, Books For Africa shipped million books, valued at over $38 million, and computers and e-readers containing nearly ,

        Africa’s informal sector is a major source of its innovation activity, he reveals, citing the contributions of artisans and traditional craftsmanship to the continent’s advancement. African innovation, experimentation, and improvisation were prerequisites to success in ceramics and metallurgy, argues Shadreck Chirikure in his discussion of.   Omotoso, who has lived in South Africa since , picks Sefi Atta's novel about a woman returning home from London to Lagos, and Fiston Mwanza Mujila's haunting Tram 9.

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