Historical Dictionary Of Guinea by Thomas O'TooleHistorical Dictionary Of Guinea by Thomas O'Toole

Historical Dictionary Of Guinea

byThomas O'Toole, Janice E. Baker

Hardcover | March 16, 2005

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Thoroughly updated and extensively revised, this 4th edition provides a very solid and substantial guide to a better understanding of this richly endowed but poorly understood nation. Students and others seeking information about the country will find an introductory narrative accounting of Guinea's political and economic history, a chronology that spans the earliest known history of the area to the present day Republic of Guinea, 400 dictionary entries covering the personalities and events that made contemporary Guinea, and an extensive bibliography of current publications.
Thomas E. O'Toole is Professor of Anthropology and a member of the African Studies faculty at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. A Fulbright scholar to Guinea in 2002, he maintains an active interest in African affairs. He is the author of the first three editions of this dictionary and The Central African Republic: The Continent...
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Title:Historical Dictionary Of GuineaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:360 pages, 8.76 × 6.14 × 1.06 inPublished:March 16, 2005Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810846349

ISBN - 13:9780810846340

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Dedication Part 2 Editor's Foreword Part 3 Acknowledgments Part 4 Reader's Note Part 5 Acronyms and Abbreviations Part 6 Maps Part 7 Tables Part 8 Chronology Part 9 Introduction Part 10 THE DICTIONARY Part 11 Bibliography Part 12 About the Authors

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O'Toole (anthropology and African studies, St. Cloud State U.) and Baker (a former US government worker with the Congressional Research Service and other entities) present a cross-referenced dictionary containing some 400 entries providing information on important people, places, organizations, concepts, events related to the history of the African nation of Guinea. The entries and the introductory essay largely deal with the history of the 20th century, but the chronology spans from pre-historic times onward. Also included is a bibliography of current publications.