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Title:
Mistaking Africa : curiosities and inventions of the American mind
Author:
Keim, Curtis A.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Boulder, CO : Westview Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xiii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Changing our mind about Africa -- How we learn -- The origins of "Darkest Africa" -- "Our living ancestors" : twentieth-century evolutionism -- Real Africa, wise Africa -- We should help them -- Cannibalism : no accounting for taste -- Africans live in tribes, don't they? -- Safari : beyond our wildest dreams -- Africa in images -- Race and culture : the same and the other -- From imagination to dialogue -- Appendix : learning more.
Reading Level:
1330 Lexile.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents only
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0903/2008003973.html
ISBN:
9780813343860
Format :
Book

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