12 edition of The African book of names found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Askhari Johnson Hodari.|
|LC Classifications||CS3080.A35 H63 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009003142|
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From an author who adopted an African name as an adult, comes the most all-inclusive book of African names. The African Book of Names: 5,+ Common and Uncommon Names from the African Continent offers readers names organized by theme from 37 countries and at least 70 different ethnolinguistic groups/5(49).
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An historical rationale and the proper translations and usages of African names from the four corners of the The African book of names book. THE AFRICAN BOOK OF NAMES: 5,+ Common and Uncommon Names from the African Continent (Health Communications, Inc.; February ) by Askhari Johnson Hodari, Ph.D., shares names from 37 African countries and at least 70 ethnolinguistic groups, and provides in-depth insight into the spiritual, emotional, social, and political importance of names from.
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The growing usage of African names in the United States makes this book appealing for those who want to understand the meaning, proper usage and significance of African names. Asante provides the historical rationale and the proper translations and usage of African names from the four corners of the continent.
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Short African names from the author of The African Book of Names. URL: Facebook: AFRICAN BOOK OF NAMES that naming in African societies is more of a communal process than in other societies; in fact, it is common for parents, young people or adults to consult with community members or African Studies practitioners before bestowing a name upon an infant, or upon themselves.
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