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Biographies included in
Encyclopaedia Africana: Dictionary of African Biography®™ Volume I: Ethiopia & Ghana
- Dr. James Emman
- Sir Edward Okyere
- Geraldo De
- Nana Dokua
- Boakye Tenten
- Ghartey IV
- Ras Dasta
- Gaki Sherocho
- Iyasu II
- Makeda: Queen of
- Menilek II
- Zare'A Ya'Eqob
on EA Volume I
- "This is the first major outcome of
the Encyclopaedia Africana Project, and it is worth waiting for.
Both (historical) introductions are full but concise and are entirely
suitable for their purposes. One can congratulate the editors and
consultants on finding so many photographs. The present dictionary
is a valuable book of reference for historians and for all interested in
the past of Ethiopia or Ghana."..
-- West Africa
useful are the individual bibliographies. Excellent
introductions, country biographies, glossaries, maps, and
a well-done index further enhance the value of the
volume. The complete set will be essential for
Africana collections and large research libraries."..
-- Library Journal
the richest source on the key figures in the history of
Ethiopia and Ghana. I am deeply impressed...
-- George Houser, American Committee on Africa
and readable. The writing is of excellent quality.
There are fascinating glimpses of long-forgotten or
neglected aspects of history. Carefully edited.
Promises to make an important contribution to our
knowledge of Africa, presented in a fashion to make
perusing it a pleasure."..
-- Current History.
are four works, none of which is comparable with the
Dictionary of African Biography, Volume one is a
comprehensive retrospective biographical dictionary for
Ethiopia and Ghana. It is an attractive volume, with
illustrations, portraits, maps, glossaries, good
historical introductions before each country, useful
bibliographies following each biography, and a good
"If succeeding volumes of the set
maintain the high caliber of the first volume, the Encyclopaedia Africana
Dictionary of African Biography will be very useful to students of