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Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions
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mpn: 9780803703575, ean: 9780803703575, isbn: 0803703570,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
Artists Leo and Diane Dillon won their second consecutive Caldecott Medal for this stunning ABC of African culture. ''Another virtuoso performance. . . . Such an astute blend of aesthetics and information is admirable, the child's eye will be rewarded many times over.''--Booklist. ALA Notable Book; Caldecott Medal.Dial.
Nelson Mandela: Little Guides to Great Lives
By Laurence King Publishing
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ean: 9781786271952, isbn: 1786271958,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, Nelson Mandela's journey from political prisoner to president of South Africa is an incredible tale of triumph in the face of adversity. 2018 marks a hundred years since his birth. From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. Launching with Leonardo da
Seven Natural Wonders of Africa (Seven Wonders)
By Brand: Twenty-First Century
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780822590712, isbn: 0822590719,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
This book explores Zimbabwe's other natural wonders, as well as its history, people, and culture.Used Book in Good Condition.
Botswana (Cultures of the World)
By Brand: Cavendish Square Publishing
ean: 9780761423300, isbn: 0761423303,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
''Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Botswana''--Provided by publisher.Used Book in Good Condition.
Howard and the Mummy: Howard Carter and the Search for King Tut's Tomb
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ean: 9780374303051, isbn: 0374303053,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
A captivating picture book biography about Howard Carter, the discoverer of King Tut's tomb in 1922.Howard Carter was obsessed with mummies. He met his first when he was a boy in England and lived near a mansion filled with Egyptian artifacts. Howard dreamed of discovering a mummy himself―especially a royal mummy in its tomb, complete with all its treasures. When he was seventeen, he took a job with the Egypt Exploration Fund and was sent to Egypt to learn about archaeology and excavation
DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Egypt
mpn: 9780756637651, ean: 9780756637651, isbn: 0756637651,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
Now in Paperback! In Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt, travel back in time and discover one of history's most remarkable civilizations — from the legends of the great Pharaohs to the triumphs of the ordinary people. Explore the inside of the Great Pyramid in Giza, or learn how Tutankhamun's tomb was found. Images and supported text throughout the book showcase the pottery, weapons and other objects Ancient Egyptians left behind, the architecture they created, the food they ate, their system of
The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay: Life in Medieval Africa
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mpn: FBA-|302043, ean: 9780805042597, isbn: 0805042598,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
For more than a thousand years, from A.D. 500 to 1700, the medieval kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay grew rich on the gold, salt, and slave trade that stretched across Africa. Scraping away hundreds of years of ignorance, prejudice, and mythology, award-winnnig authors Patricia and Fredrick McKissack reveal the glory of these forgotten empires while inviting us to share in the inspiring process of historical recovery that is taking place today.ISBN13: 9780805042597. Condition: New. Notes:
Interesting Facts About The Ancient African Art - Art History for Kids | Children's Art Books
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ean: 9781541938588, isbn: 1541938585,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
Ancient African art is history, culture and tradition fused into one. Studying art will provide a glimpse into the culture and belief systems of a civilization. It also tells a lot about tradition. Yes, there’s more to art than meets the eye. Use this history book to learn more about art. Go ahead and grab a copy of this book today!.
Great African Kingdoms (Ancient World)
sku: QX-058-34-0719800, ean: 9780817251246, isbn: 0817251243,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
Recounts the origin and development of Benin and other African kingdoms, and discusses government, religion, the arts, and everyday lifeUsed Book in Good Condition.
British Museum: Secret Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Discover the Sunken Cities
ean: 9780857637574, isbn: 0857637576,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
Coinciding with the British Museum exhibition Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds in May 2016, this is the sensational story of two magnificent ancient aquatic cities, which once stood at the mouth of the river Nile. Now the ruins reveal how their inhabitants lived, worshipped and interacted with their foreign visitors.Nosy Crow Ltd.
The Mystery of the Hieroglyphs: The Story of the Rosetta Stone and the Race to Decipher Egyptian Hieroglyphs
By Oxford University Press
ean: 9780195218503, isbn: 0195218507,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
For more than 15 centuries, no one could read the strange-looking Egyptian hieroglyphs. And then in 1799 a French soldier in Napoleon's army in Egypt stumbled across the Rosetta Stone, an ancient inscription recorded in Greek, hieroglyphs, and demotic script. Many of the brightest scholars of the time--Egyptologists, historians, and linguists--as well as detectives, professional code breakers, and plain amateurs, all set out to decipher the forgotten words. Carol Donoughue tells us the
This Our Dark Country: The American Settlers of Liberia
ean: 9780618147854, isbn: 0618147853,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
In the early 19th century, the American Colonization Society was formed with the sole intent of creating a colony for free blacks and former slaves. Both blacks and whites took passionate stands either for or against this proposal. Despite the controversy, the first group of settlers landed on the west coast of Africa in 1822. They faced numerous problems arising from the unfamiliar climate, hostile encounters with the indigenous people, and the failure of other nations to recognize their
Assata-Garvey and Me: A Global African Journey for Children
ean: 9780993503658, isbn: 0993503659,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
In this book, Runoko tells his daughter, Assata-Garvey, all about the African diaspora. The book is divided into sections on Asia, Europe, Australia, the Pacific islands and the Americas. Runoko has taken thousands of good photographs on his frequent travels: 25 of them, of which several in colour, illustrate this book. There are also two maps..
The Story of the Nile
By Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
sku: 2030305655, ean: 9780751368277, isbn: 075136827X,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
In this text you can set sail on a journey of discovery and explore 7000 kilometres and over 4500 years of rich and varied life along the Nile. See Nubian warriors searching for raiders, a Greek riot, boats unloading slaves and the funeral of a powerful king. The book features 14 panoramic illustrations, each depicting a different time period..
Rhino in the House: The Story of Saving Samia
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ean: 9781419723162, isbn: 1419723162,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
From the award-winning author of the bestselling Library Mouse series comes a biographical picture book about the true story of rhino champion Anna Merz and the black rhinoceros Samia. With a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Lewa Downs Conservancy, this engaging story is perfect for animal lovers, animal rights enthusiasts, and fans of Me . . . Jane. When Anna Merz traveled to East Africa, she became appalled at the rampant poaching that took place there, specifically toward the
Old Testament and Ancient Egypt Flashcards
ean: 9781930710009, isbn: 1930710003,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
Old Testament and Ancient Egypt Flashcards. Thirty-two major events chronologically from Creation to the fall of Egypt to Rome. Use with the Old Testament and Ancient Egypt Teacher's Manual and Memory Song CD..
Freedom's Sons: The True Story of the Amistad Mutiny
sku: 1200112698, ean: 9780688110727, isbn: 068811072X,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
AMISTAD CAPTIVES VICTORY JUSTICE TRIUMPHANTtrumpeted the March 13,1841, headline of The Colored American,one of the first U.S. newspapers published and edited by African Americans. The cause for this jubilation was an unprecedented event. At a time when most black Americans had no legal rights, a group of captive Africans had challenged the U.S. government before the Supreme Court -- and won!Freedom's Sons is a tale of unbending courage and moral integrity in the face of incredible odds. It is
Independence in Africa (Causes and Consequences)
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sku: 1173801, ean: 9780817240608, isbn: 0817240608,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
Examines the beginning of the independence movement in Africa and the results once freedom was achieved.
Kings and Queens of East Africa (Watts Library)
ean: 9780531203736, isbn: 0531203735,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Surveys historical regions and kingdoms of East Africa, with biographies of Ranavalona I, Queen of Madagascar; Yambio, King of the Azande; and Menelik II, Emperor of Ethiopia.Used Book in Good Condition.
At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England
By Brand: Scholastic Press
ean: 9780590486699, isbn: 0590486691,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
A Newbery Honor author traces the biography of Sarah Forbes Bonetta, the African princess saved from execution and taken to England where Queen Victoria oversaw her upbringing and where she lived for a time before marrying an African missionary. Once there was a little girl--an orphaned African princess--who narrowly escaped death by human sacrifice in a West African village in 1850. A British sea captain named Frederick E. Forbes saved her life by talking King Gezo of Dahomey into giving the