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Wisdom from Africa: A Collection of Proverbs, Stewart, Dianne
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Author Name:    Stewart, Dianne

Title:   Wisdom from Africa: A Collection of Proverbs

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Good

Jacket Condition:   Good

Publisher:   U.S.A. Penguin Random House South Africa 2005

ISBN Number:   1770070265 / 9781770070264

Seller ID:   152400

1770070265

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In the words of author Dianne Stewart, 'African proverbs reflect both the past and the present, and are as relevant to contemporary society as they were to traditional society.' As with so much of African culture, proverbs have been passed on in the oral tradition so it's rare to find such a treasure trove as this; from across Africa, Dianne has compiled a fascination collection. The text is given in the language of origin, an English translation and an explanation of the meaning. The proverbs are divided into subject groups such as human nature, family life, good fortune, time, animals and nature. Whether you're looking for that special African gift or would like to add to your own collection of reference books, Wisdom from Africa is an excellent choice.



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