Jan Vansina





Jan Vansina


Born
in Belgium
September 14, 1929

Died
February 08, 2017


Jan Vansina was a Belgian historian and anthropologist regarded as an authority on the history of Central Africa.

Average rating: 3.6 · 151 ratings · 17 reviews · 27 distinct works
Oral Tradition as History

3.62 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1985 — 3 editions
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Paths in the Rainforests: T...

3.95 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
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How Societies Are Born: Gov...

3.39 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Living With Africa

3.33 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1994
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Being Colonized: The Kuba E...

3.67 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2010
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Antecedents to Modern Rwand...

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3.27 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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The Children of Woot: A His...

3.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1978
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Kingdoms of the Savanna

3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1966 — 2 editions
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Oral Tradition: A Study in ...

3.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1965
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Art History in Africa

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3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1984 — 6 editions
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