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African Folklore: Translated By R. S., S. S.
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African tradition of storytelling has mostly been oral; for lack of education was the main hindrance in printing and reading the books of folk tales. The poverty ridden and persecuted by nature, the... More > land of Africa hardly gave any chance to the dwellers to enjoy the luxury of all those things which the Western Society has been habitual to for a very long time. Most of African tales are based on the myths prevalent in the society and they are very dutifully and almost religiously bequeathed to the posterity by the passing generation. This book includes some of the best folk tales from Africa. Enjoy reading.< Less
Jennifer's African Calypso By Felix Okoboi
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African folklore about life in an African boarding school.
BENITA—AN AFRICAN ROMANCE By H. Rider Haggard
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
SOUTH-AFRICAN FOLK-TALES By JAMES A. HONEY M.D.
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In presenting these stories, which are of deep interest and value to South Africans, I hope they may prove of some value to those Americans who have either an interest in animals or who appreciate... More > the folklore of other countries.< Less
King Chameleon and more West African Folktales By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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King Chameleon and more West African Folktales is a selection of folklore believed to have originated from West Africa and the people who live in the region. West Africa is home to several scores of... More > tribes, languages and dialects. Even though, tribal cords are quite strong and languages may differ markedly even between two communities a few hundred miles apart, it is usual to find similarities between the local folktales , and in some cases only the names of the central characters would make one version of a tale to be different from another . Most of the stories in this volume were gleaned from areas within the countries now known as Ghana and Togo. However, the stories are commonly retold in several forms all over the West Africa region.< Less
A Middy of the Slave Squadron: A WEST AFRICAN STORY By Harry Collingwood
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
An African Millionaire Episodes in the Life of the Illustrious Colonel Clay By Grant Allen
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
I'm a Bad Man: African American Vernacular Culture and the Making of Muhammad Ali By Shawn Williams
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I’m a Bad Man: African American Vernacular Culture and the Making of Muhammad Ali, examines Muhammad Ali as an Afrocentric culture hero in the tradition of African American folklore. By... More > exploring Ali’s connection with the archetypes of African and African American orature, such as the trickster, the bad man, and the culture hero, this study offers an examination of the heroic persona of Ali. The book also delineates Ali’s utilization of African American verbal practices to consciously create himself as an Afrocentric folk hero. In addition, the book offers a comparison of Ali with his real life folk hero predecessors, Jack Johnson and Joe Louis.< Less
AFRICA MAGIC By zionbankole olatunji
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IF YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT AFRICAN PEOPLE, THEIR CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS THIS IS THE BOOK FOR U TO READ.YOU WILL LEARN ABUOT THE GOOD AND BAD SIDE OF AFRICAN FOREFATHERS AND THE HIGH MORAL VALUE THEIR... More > PRESENT GENERATION EMBRACE.NEVER SHALL YOU GO ON EMULATING THEIR BAD CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS AND EVER SHALL YOU CONTINUE TO EMBRACE THEIR GOOD ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOURS< Less
AFRICA MAGIC By zionbankole olatunji
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IF YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT AFRICAN PEOPLE, THEIR CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS THIS IS THE BOOK FOR U TO READ.YOU WILL LEARN ABUOT THE GOOD AND BAD SIDE OF AFRICAN FOREFATHERS AND THE HIGH MORAL VALUE THEIR... More > PRESENT GENERATION EMBRACE.NEVER SHALL YOU GO ON EMULATING THEIR BAD CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS AND EVER SHALL YOU CONTINUE TO EMBRACE THEIR GOOD ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOURS< Less