Into the House of the Ancestors: Inside the New Africa
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BeschreibungExperience Africa's vibrant and volatile struggle at the crossroads between tradition and modernity . . .
INTO THE HOUSE OF THE ANCESTORS
"Rich . . . fascinating." --The New York Times Book Review
"A master of eyewitness description and of the telling interview, (Maier) has unearthed Africa's hidden heroes and heroines." --Financial Times
"Maier has written a sensitive and complex narrative. . . . excellent descriptions of the lives and experiences of both ordinary and extraordinary individuals in different parts of Africa." --Richard Leakey, The Times (London)
"A remarkable book. . . . It is no easy task to articulate an intangible undercurrent in an area so geographically large and culturally diverse, but Maier has succeeded admirably. Maier gives us hope that (the Africans) can rebound and even thrive. Highly recommended." --Library Journal
InhaltsverzeichnisGlorious Light. New Roads Taken. A Spirit of Peace. The Healing Touch. The Battle for the Mind. The Universal Soldier. Heroes of the Apocalypse. An Act of Faith. Circling Spirits of the Age. Postscript. Notes. Acknowledgments. Index.
PortraitKarl Maier served as the Africa correspondent for the Independent of London from 1986 to 1995. A regular contributor to the Washington Post, the Economist, and the Christian Science Monitor, he is the author of the critically acclaimed Angola: Promises and Lies.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1999
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten