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African and Africa-Related Nobel Prize Winners : Portraitures in Excellence :  Portraitures in Excellence - Uju Nkwocha Afulezi

African and Africa-Related Nobel Prize Winners : Portraitures in Excellence

Portraitures in Excellence

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Presents the first assembled information on Africans and Africa related Nobel Prize winners. Information presented reveals what made these individuals special and worthy of the prize.

Forewordp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
History and Overview
Alfred Nobelp. 3
The Willp. 5
The Norwegian Nobel Committeep. 6
The Norwegian Nobel Committee: Members, 200-2001p. 7
The Nobel Diplomasp. 8
Nomination and Selection of Nobel Laureatesp. 13
Four Two-Time Winners of Nobel Prizesp. 18
Nobel Prize for Chemistryp. 19
Nobel Prize for Economicsp. 21
Nobel Prize for Medicinep. 24
Nobel Prize for Physicsp. 26
Mathematician Awarded Nobel Prizep. 29
The Following Have Received the Nobel Peace Prizep. 30
Nobel's Assets and the Nobel Prizep. 45
How They Pick the Nobel Prize in Literaturep. 46
Heroines of Peace: The Nine Nobel Women
Heroines of Peace: The Nine Nobel Womenp. 55
Nobel, The Norwegian Nobel Committee, and Women Prize Winnersp. 56
The Prize Winners
Kofi Annan (1938 -) Ghana--Peace, 2001p. 77
Ralph Bunche (1904-1971), U.S.A.--Peace, 1950p. 99
Doctors Without Borders, International--Medicine, 1999p. 117
Nadine Gordimer (1923-), South Africa--Literature, 1991p. 135
Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskojold (1905-1961), Sweden--Peace, 1961p. 155
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968), U.S.A.--Peace, 1964p. 183
Frederick Willem de Klerk (1936-), South Africa--Peace, 1993p. 199
Albert John Luthuli (1898-1967), South Africa--Peace, 1960p. 209
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-), South Africa--Peace, 1963p. 229
Toni Morrison (1931-), U.S.A.--Literature, 1993p. 263
Mohamed Anwar el Sadat (1918-1981), Egypt--Peace, 1978p. 279
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), France--Peace, 1952p. 291
Desmond Mpilo Tutu (1931-), South Africa--Peace, 1984p. 309
Wole Soyinka (1934-), Nigeria--Literature, 1986p. 327
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ISBN: 9780761821014
ISBN-10: 0761821015
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: June 2002
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.62