Of Africa

by Wole Soyinka

Of Africa

Hardcover, 199 pages, Yale Univ Pr, List Price: $24 | purchase

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Wole Soyinka

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The first African recipient of a Nobel Prize in Literature offers a thought-provoking analysis of Africa's current crises while making recommendations for cultural and political renewal, exploring the region's history as it relates to the histories of other nations and critically assessing Africa's stances on race and religious tolerance. 10,000 first printing.

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