African Studies in Japan*

Philips, John Edward
December 1997
African Studies Review;Dec97, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p161
Academic Journal
Focuses on African studies in Japan and its impact on Africanists and non-African countries. Comparison of African studies in the United States (U.S.) to those in Japan; Examination on African studies in the U.S.; Characteristics of Japanese Africanist anthropology; Discussion on other fields of African in Japan.


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