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African Wisdom: A Personal Collection of Setswana Proverbs [South Africa]

By: Kuzwayo, Ellen K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Kwela Books: 1998

Seller ID: 3148

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 13.6 by 18 cm, 56 pp. Very good with minor bumping to the lower corner. From the publisher: “The book provides a unique insight into folkloric African wisdom by analyzing and offering anecdotal usage of Setswana proverbs. The author recounts tales from her rural youth and explains her philosophy on the healing power of proverbs. Also contained are a selection of Setswana proverbs, each with a literal English translation and an explanation of its meaning. The subjects addressed include the individual, the society, and the family.” View more info