FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF AFRICANISTS, 11th-18th December, 1962

FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF AFRICANISTS, 11th-18th December, 1962

Accra, Ghana: University of Ghana, 1962. A collection of 15 papers from this congress bound together in plain black cloth, top edges yellow. Reproduced from typescript, printed on rectos only, all have title pages extra to the pagination and many also have the original illustrated front cover. Includes: Sculptors and Sculptures of the Dan by Dr. Hans Hemmelheber (Doc. 16, 9 pp); The Graphic Artists of Poto-Poto by Rolf Italiaander (Doc. 19, 7 pp); Prehistorie, Protohistorie et Histoire Tchadiennes by Jean-Paul Lebeuf (Doc. 22, 13 pp); African Studies: Priorities in Botanical Teaching and Research by C.S. Puri (Doc. 23, 24 pp); Misoneism and Innovation in Ethiopian History by Richard Parkhurst (Doc. 24, 20 pp); A Scheme for Writing a Cultural History of Sudan by Jamel M. Ahmed (Doc. 29, 30 pp); The Role of Local Communities Among the Sedentary Population of the Northern Sudan by Ladislav Holy (Doc. 30, 9 pp); Current Problems in the Education of an African Scientist - and the Role Such a Scientist Could Play in the Economic and Social Development of Africa by W.C. Otieno (Doc.33, 10 pp); Social Research and Problems of African Economic and Social Development by Absolom L. Vilakazi (Doc. 35, 6 pp); Unity and Diversity in African Music: A Problem of Synthesis by J.H. Kwabena Nketia (Doc. 36, 13 pp); An Outline of the Religion and Cult Organization of the Oyo Yoruba by P. Morton-Williams (Doc. 37, 9 pp); Note on the Socio-Economic and Cultural Role of Sufi Brotherhoods and Marabutism in the Modern Mahgrib by P. Slimar (Doc. 38, 17 pp); The Project of Fontes Africae Historiae (Preliminary Report) by Ivan Hrbek (Doc. 39, 5 pp); Malaria, Population Growth and Economic Growth in Africa by J.C. Edozeem (Doc. 42, 6 pp); and Address of Welcome to the First International Congress of Africanists by K. Onwuka Dike, who was the Chairman (Doc. 43, 3 pp). Covers are bowed; soft creases to Doc. 35; pencil underlining to Doc. 39 (this book was purchased in Prague and it may have been Mr. Hrbek's copy - he was with the Oriental Institute in Prague); short cracks to inner hinges; otherwise a VG clean, tight and unworn copy of a very scarce item.; Quarto

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