Definition of Africana in English:

Africana

Syllabification: Af·ri·ca·na
Pronunciation: /ˌafriˈkanə, -ˈkänə
 
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noun

Books, artifacts, and other collectors' items connected with Africa, in particular southern Africa.
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  • Two-thirds of the shop's books are Africana, plus modern first editions, and children's and illustrated books.
  • As a consequence, vast intellectual, humanitarian, economic and political resources will likely be brought to bear in service to the peoples of Africa, and we will need well-trained scholars in Africana studies to play a role.
  • The courses in the Africana studies department offer a global perspective, are rigorous, and demand high levels of performance by students, including critical thinking, research and extensive reading and writing.

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