5 edition of Historical dictionary of Gabon found in the catalog.
Historical dictionary of Gabon
David E. Gardinier
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by David E. Gardinier.|
|Series||African historical dictionaries ;, no. 58|
|LC Classifications||DT546.15 .G37 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxvii, 466 p. :|
|Number of Pages||466|
|LC Control Number||93035490|
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The Gabon family name was found in the USA, and Canada between and The most Gabon families were found in the USA in In there were 9 Gabon families living in Illinois. This was about 75% of all the recorded Gabon's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of . Historical Dictionary of Somalia New Edition Mohamed Haji Mukhtar African Historical Dictionary Series, and that is frankly not the purpose of this book. Its purpose, one it certainly does fulfill, is the broader goal of presenting the Somalis, primarily This new edition of the Historical Dictionary of Somaliareplaces an earlier edition.
Gabon, like its central African neighbours, has a low population density. Since , as a result of increased urbanization, the low rate of natural increase of the previous half century gave way to a relatively high growth rate; by the early 21st century, it was more than twice the world average. The extent to which the heavy immigration of. Little is known of the history of Gabon prior to European contact. Bantu migrants settled the area beginning in the 14th century. Portuguese explorers and traders arrived in the area in the late 15th century. The coast subsequently became a center of the slave trade with Dutch, English, and French traders arriving in the 16th and , France established a protectorate over the.
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This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Gabon contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
This book is Cited by: This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Gabon contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
"This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Gabon provides crucial information about the country's important people, places, events, and institutions through hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries, an introductory essay, a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, maps, and a comprehensive bibliography."--BOOK JACKET.
Historical Dictionary of Gabon (Historical Dictionaries of Africa) by David E. Gardinier and Douglas A. Yates | Hardcover. The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Gabon provides crucial information about the country's important persons, places, events, and institutions.
This is done through the use of several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries, an introductory essay, a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, maps, and a comprehensive.
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Historical Dictionary of Libya Historical Dictionaries of Africa (Series) Historical Dictionary of Gabon Historical Dictionaries. Historical Dictionary of Gabon by David E. Gardinier Book Description This second edition, like the first, provides both basic information and considerable detail about Gabon and its history in a form useful to both casual readers and professional scholars.
The volume updates many of the earlier entries and presents the results of new research on the period between and This new fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Gabon brings up to date the political affairs of the country, since the accession to power of Ali Bongo, eldest son of Omar Bongo, the former president-for-life, who died in after the publication of the third edition.
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Historical dictionary of Ghana by Owusu-Ansah, David. Gabon is a French equatorial country, home to over forty ethnic groups. The largest group is the Fang, forming 40 percent of the population. Other major groups are the Teke, the Eshira, and the Pounou.
As in many African countries, the borders of Gabon do not correspond to the borders of the ethnic groups. Recent historical events have made it quite clear that the world is in for a long-term continuation of ethnic rivalries that have been going on for centuries.
The short-term hegemony of the European empires, the Soviet Union, and the United States may have temporarily subdued some of those conflicts, but older identities are now reasserting themselves.4/5(1).
The Oxford English Dictionary is a living document that has been growing and changing for years. Far more than a convenient place to look up words and their origins, the Oxford English Dictionary is an irreplaceable part of English culture. It not only provides an important record of the evolution of our language, but also documents the.
Shelves: author-southafrica, culture-gabon, historical-fictionJean-Patrice has been naughty in Paris and like many others is sent off to darkest Africa to escape the shame. He is 27, handsome, intelligent and with a dry wit/5. The only available historical dictionary devoted exclusively to the s, this book offers readers a ready-reference portrait of one of the twentieth century's most tumultuous decades.
In nearly concise entries, the volume quickly defines a historical figure, institution, or event, and then points readers to three sources that treat the. Read Now Historical Dictionary of The Gambia (Historical Dictionaries of Africa) Download Online. published up to Since then, the literature on the history of Africa has grown considerably in both scope and quality, and many new themes have ap-peared.
This is the starting point for the chapter that follows, which is devoted to books on the history of Africa. The cinema of Gabon has had an uneven history. Though President Omar Bongo and his wife, Josephine Bongo, encouraged filmmaking in the s, there was a year hiatus until filmmaking started to grow again in the new millennium.
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Gabon definition, a republic in W equatorial Africa: formerly a part of French Equatorial Africa; member of the French Community.
sq. (, sq. Table of contents for Historical dictionary of Gabon / David E. Gardinier, Douglas A. Yates. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher.
Hunter-gatherers inhabited Gabon during the Stone Age, and Bantu peoples gradually migrated to the area from northern Africa. The Mpongwe people arrived in the estuary region in the 11th century. The Fang people, known for their wooden reliquary figures, settled in the equatorial forests by the 19th century, and comprise Gabon’s largest.Gabon (gäbôN`), officially Gabonese Republic, republic ( est.
pop. 1,),sq mi (, sq km), W central borders on the Atlantic Ocean in the west, on Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon in the north, and on Congo (Brazzaville) in the east and south.This reference book, containing the biographies of more than 1, notable British women from Boudicca to Barbara Castle, is an absorbing record of female achievement spanning some 2, years of British of the lives included are those of women whose work took them in some way before the p.