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Development plans in the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies

Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies.

Development plans in the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies

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Published by Northwestern University Library in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies -- Catalogs.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic policy -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic conditions -- 1960- -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby Mette Shayne.
      GenreBibliography, Catalogs.
      ContributionsShayne, Mette.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7165.A357 M45 1983, HC800 M45 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. ;
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3995322M
      LC Control Number2001336533
      OCLC/WorldCa9952886

      Melville Herskovits () was an anthropologist most well-known for his study The Myth of the Negro studied at the University of Chicago and Columbia University, and later taught at Northwestern University. His additional works include Economic Transition in Africa, The Human Factor of Changing Africa, and Life in a Haitian s: 1. Biographies of James Paul Chapin and Herbert Lang, photographs (villages, primates), the watercolors of James Chapin including Congo mural paintings, birds, fish, reptiles, mammels, excerpts from "African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire," by Enid Schildkrout and Curtis A. Keim (AMNH and University of Washington Press, ) including. The Herskovits Library fills an important place in African studies and research in African literature, with its in-depth array of literature and critical material. The library owes its strong beginning to Melville J. Her-skovits, who, from his first days at Northwestern in (long before he METTE SHAYNE METTE SHAYNE was a librarian at North. An address to the public on the subject of the African School: lately established under the care of the Synod of New-York and New-Jersey / (New York: J. Seymour, ), by N.J.). Board of Directors African School (Parsippany and General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States.


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