Africana

An encyclopedia of an amazing continent

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Pub Date 04 Oct 2022 | Archive Date 27 Oct 2022

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Description

Discover the incredible history and diversity of the African continent in all its splendour with this beautifully illustrated and fact-filled encyclopedia.

This fascinating and beautiful book is divided into broad geographical sections which celebrate and showcase the peoples, landscapes and wildlife from different regions of this great continent, and bright and bold illustrations bring these facts to life.

Learn about the astonishing history of the continent, as the birthplace of the very first human beings, through rich historical civilisations such as the ancient Egyptians, the Benin Empire, and the Kingdom of Kush, up to the development of the dynamic cities of the modern day.

Africana explores:

  • The beautiful visual cultures and artwork from across Africa, including the the printed cottons of Guinea and the mud cloth of Mali, 
  • Famous figures from African history and modern-day change makers, 
  • The incredible landscapes and wildlife of the continent, ranging from the deserts of the north, the rainforests of the central regions and the savannahs of the south.

Featuring a stunning copper foil–detailed cover, this large-format book is packed with maps, timelines, and much, much more to open your eyes to the beauty and brilliance of this diverse continent.

Discover the incredible history and diversity of the African continent in all its splendour with this beautifully illustrated and fact-filled encyclopedia.

This fascinating and beautiful book is...


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ISBN 9780711269804
PRICE $30.00 (USD)
PAGES 96

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This is a gorgeous and insightful book full of beautiful illustrations, and facts about Africa, it’s countries, people and natural wonders . Although it’s a children’s book I think most adults would learn a lot from this book as well.

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